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?
What are our goals, desires, and priorities? What place do God and the relationship with Him have in them? Is He our main goal, aspiration, and desire? Or do we perceive God as a means to an end? As a means of achieving our own goals and desires for good things? Continue reading “No, God Is Not a Means to an End”
The quest for glory, greatness, value, significance, meaning, identity and eternal life is a fundamental longing. This is the primary desire and need of every person. God, Himself has inserted this longing. Therefore, He is the only one who can fill this gap and provide for that need. This provision is in the center of His awesome plan to share His Life and nature through Christ in us – our hope of glory. Continue reading “How to Succeed on the Quest for Glory”
Are you grateful for the past? Can you look back in the past and thank God for every positive or negative event? For every success, for each failure, for all the good things, and for all the bad things? Do you expect the development of your life and your future with calm, joyful expectation and confidence? Continue reading “How to Overthrow the Idol of the Past”
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”