How to Overcome Sin and Temptation

Christians are tempted and struggle with sin. Although Jesus saved us, we must still put to death our evil desires and break our sinful habits. This is the hard task of discipleship. Jesus set us free from the penalty and power of sin, but we must use our freedom to resist temptation and stop sinning. … Continue reading How to Overcome Sin and Temptation

How to Have Fellowship with Other Christians

Fellowship is an integral part of being a Christian. While churches promote it as part of their activities, we struggle to know what it is or how to have it. What we call "fellowship" often amounts to little more than socializing. But fellowship must be more than this, for we can socialize with the world … Continue reading How to Have Fellowship with Other Christians

How to Pray Every Day

Much conflict can be traced back to a simple source: miscommunication. Communication is essential for the health and growth of any relationship. You start drifting apart when you stop communicating. The same is true in your relationship with God. You must stay in touch with Him if you want to grow closer to Him and … Continue reading How to Pray Every Day

How Your Relationship With God Affects Every Area of Your Life

The Gospels are full of stories about Jesus performing incredible miracles. While these stories cause us to marvel at and place our faith in Him, they make it very hard to relate to Him. Has a blind person ever asked you to give them sight? Has a lame person ever asked you to make them … Continue reading How Your Relationship With God Affects Every Area of Your Life

“Overemphasizing Jesus”: What Happens When You Preach About Jesus Too Much

The Bible says God exists in three persons. Each person has a different role in our relationship with God. But preachers talk mostly about Jesus. In fact, they use His name ambiguously to represent any or all of the members of the Trinity. They say He makes us, loves us, and saves us. They want … Continue reading “Overemphasizing Jesus”: What Happens When You Preach About Jesus Too Much