Asking the Question: “What is the Will of God?”

Asking the Question: “What is the Will of God?”

From early childhood I earnestly sought to follow the path God has for me.  Like many young Christians, I pictured this path as a singular direction, a “destiny”, which I had to find. When I graduated from high school, I was ready to find that destiny. I asked myself sincerely, “What is the will of God for the rest of my life?”

Before I started college my mother gave me a book called The Will of God as a Way of Life. In the first chapter author Jerry Sittser says, “The will of God concerns the present more than the future; it deals with our motives as well as our actions; it focuses on the little decisions we make every day even more than the big decisions we make about the future.”  

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7 Free Shareable Quotes and Bible Verses with Images

7 Free Shareable Quotes and Bible Verses with Images

Maybe you know of someone who can use an inspirational quote or Bible verse today. Maybe that someone is you.

Here are 7 free shareable quotes and Bible verses with images:

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10 Bible Passages to Read Aloud with Your Family

10 Bible Passages to Read Aloud with Your Family

During this difficult time of moral decline in our society, it is crucial to maintain not only a strong personal relationship with God, but also maintain a godly family, which is united to serve Jesus Christ.

One powerful way to develop your family unity with one another and with God is by reading the Bible together and having close fellowship as a family. I would like to suggest 10 Bible passages to read outloud with your family that I believe to be inspiring, encouraging, and thought-provoking.

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Inspiration of Scripture: Is The Bible the Inspired Word of God? [Video]

Inspiration of Scripture: Is The Bible the Inspired Word of God? [Video]

Over the last century, the doctrine of Inspiration (i.e. inspiration of Scripture) has become a centerpiece of discussion and interest, which in effect has raised many questions. For example, how can one know that the Bible is in fact inspired? If men wrote the Bible, how can it be of divine origins? How much of Scripture is actually inspired? Etc.

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3 Things To Keep In Mind When Caring for a Sick Child

3 Things To Keep In Mind When Caring for a Sick Child

The heavy wooden door groaned as I pushed past with a silver cart laden with towels, hot water, and materials to build a splint. Closed blinds shed a dim light on a young boy lying restlessly on the hospital bed. His mother rose to meet me; her eyes too tired from caring for a sick child to return my smile as I entered the room.  She had been by his side almost every moment for the last 72 hours so that her son would have a friendly face whenever he was awake during the day...

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3 Interactive Family Devotion Ideas For Summer

3 Interactive Family Devotion Ideas For Summer

“And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.” Deuteronomy 11:19 (KJV)

Teaching our children good devotional practices can be a challenge in an increasingly busy world. Thankfully, God gave us a blueprint for family devotion ideas that will help us all not only learn God’s Word, but also live out the Gospel in our daily lives.

Here are four thoughts for parents looking for family devotion ideas for summer 2015:

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5 Encouraging Bible Verses for Parents of Teenagers

5 Encouraging Bible Verses for Parents of Teenagers

Parenting a teenager comes with many trials and sometimes it is hard for us to know if we are providing our child with sufficient support. Your child is entering new territory in their teen years as they are undergoing many changes both physically and mentally. While your teenager doesn’t come with a specific training manual, God’s Word provides us with some encouraging messages.  

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Guide for Parents on Training Children Through Life

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 

Here the verb ‘train means to teach a child a particular skill or type of behavior through instruction over a period of time. Effective training takes place when it is used to help a child mature to the next stage of development.

Teaching a child involves all aspects of human life: spiritual, mental, and physical.  Children belong to God first, and secondly to parents.  What a privilege and responsibility God has given parents on earth.

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