As you look at your life, would you say you are experiencing the abundant life Jesus came to give? Or do you find yourself just existing, coping, struggling, surviving?
The best lies are those that look the most like the truth.
Listening to things that are not true is the first step toward ultimate bondage and death.
What we belive is revealed, not by what we know or what we say we believe, but by how we actually live.
Obedience is a pathway to freedom. But Satan places in our minds the idea that God’s laws are burdensome, unreasonable, and unfair, and that if we obey Him we will be miserable.
Jesus taught that it is in losing our lives that we find our lives. The message of self-love puts people on a lonely, one-way path to misery.
The fact is, we do not hate ourselves, nor do we need to learn to love ourselves. We need to learn how to deny ourselves, so we can do that which does not come naturally – to truly love God and others.
Comparison, envy, competitiveness, promiscuity, sexual addictions, eating disorders, immodest dress, flirtatious behavior – the list of attitudes and behaviors rooted in a false view of beauty is long.
One leak will sink a ship; and one sin will destroy a sinner. – John Bunyan
Frustration is a by-product of attempting to fulfill responsibilities God does not intend for us to carry.
That independent, self-sufficient spirit is an expression of pride. The Scriptire teaches, “God resists the proud.”
The truth is that those who insist on having their own way often end up with unnecessary heartache, while those who wait on the Lord always get His best.
What parents tolerate in moderation, their children will excuse in excess.
If we are not content within our present circumstances, we are not likely to be happy in any other set of circumstances.
The Truth is, God is good, whether I feel like He is good or not. The Truth is, God loves me, whether I feel loved or not. The Truth is, through faith in the shed blood of Jesus Christ on my behalf, I am forgiven, whether I feel forgiven or not. The Truth is, God will never leave me nor forsake me; He is with me all the time, even when I feel alone and forsaken.