How can we responsibly handle our expectations and thus increase our satisfaction in life? The hotel is crowded and loud, the desired job comes in a package with a complaining colleague, the attempts to eat healthy fail, a friend refuses to help at the last minute, the husband has forgotten the anniversary.
Do you feel like you’re wasting your time? That you are moving away from your dreams and goals? Perhaps the decision not to be negligent about your life is the step that will put you on the path of success.
One of the most important results of God’s redemptive and transformational work in us is the righteous judgement and discernment. It serves as a basis for decision-making and action. The righteous judgment is the basis for overcoming in life. Continue reading “4 Principles of the Righteous Judgement and Discernment”
Do our fears and worries have an end? When does this end come? The answer points to our hopes and goals for the future. It also affects our concept of happiness and its achievability. There are three main worldviews answering this question. Continue reading “The End of Our Fears – 3 Concepts. Which One Is Yours?”
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)
The opening of the way of faith and learning to walk in this way is, of course, only the beginning. The goal is a steady living by faith when faith is constantly growing and being perfected. In this way faith becomes a major motivation and driving force. Only then we can fully achieve and experience God’s specific purposes and plans for our lives. Thus we can fulfill completely what we are created for.
How to overcome the worries and fears about the future and live here and now? What does the Bible teach us about this? Continue reading “Steps to Live Here and Now”