What is the role of struggle and suffering in human life? How often do we pray that God saves us from a particular struggle and suffering only to find out that we go exactly through this what we want to avoid? The doctor tells you bad news about your chances to have a child. Your father’s health is deteriorating. You lost a loved one unexpectedly.
Personal expectations can be a source of satisfaction and joy, as well as a source of disappointment and frustration. But why do we get so disappointed when things do not develop as we expect? And how can we live not depending on our expectations?
The refusal to forgive is a big and often underestimated problem and an obstacle to the healing and well-being of our souls. This article deals with forgiveness from a Biblical point of view and the reasons to forgive. It also reviews the consequences for us if we forgive or if we choose not to forgive. Continue reading “The Best Reasons to Forgive”
Are you a victim or a victor? Many people struggle with the victim mentality. How we think defines how we live. We can not control what happens to us, but we can exercise self-control in our thinking. Continue reading “A Victim or a Victor? Breaking Free from the Victim Mentality”
To follow the high calling means to follow Jesus, that is, to follow and recognize His leadership and supreme authority. To know Him, to know His teaching, that is, the truth of the word of God and, above all, to apply this truth to our lives, to be doers, not just listeners. Not just fans but followers. But how does that work?
“For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.” (Romans 8:14)