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)
Everyone is called by God to follow His plan for one’s life. This includes restoring our true identity and position in Christ, living as co-workers of God, and sharing the glory of God. Although we are justified by faith, there is a certain price of following. Continue reading “The Price of Following the High Calling”
What is heavenly prize apostle Paul talks about in his Letter to the Philippians? And to what high calling is God calling us through Jesus Christ? The high calling is the complete restoration and functioning of God’s original, initial design for each person, mankind and the creation as a whole.
Faith, working through love, is the way of finding and understanding our purpose, destiny, and mission, and that we are created for. And once we have discovered and understood it, again by faith we dare to move on. Continue reading “How to Have an Active Faith”
How do we respond with faith? What motivates us to act in a certain way? What stirs us towards specific deeds? There are two key motivators: fear or faith working through love. Continue reading “How to Respond with Faith instead of Fear”
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.
Everyone lives on the basis of what they believe. We have a whole system of convictions and beliefs where the object of faith plays a key role. What is the biblical faith and how do we walk by faith? Continue reading “How to Walk by Faith and Not by Sight”
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”
What are the most serious obstacles on the way to spiritual maturity? What hinders and prevents us from moving forward? How to move from good intentions to deeds? How to overcome the obstacles on the way of getting perfected as believers? Continue reading “Obstacles on the Way to Spiritual Maturity”