We live in a time when theological foundations are being rocked. Both leaders and lay people have turned away from theology as an essential component of their personal faith in Christ.
We all have special gifts and abilities from God. While it's good to venture out of our comfort zones, here's a humorous illustration of why we shouldn’t force people to go too far outside the area of their gifting.
But, you see, that’s what brings about the joy of gratitude...receiving what we don’t deserve. When that happens, humility replaces pride. A thankful spirit cancels out arrogance. Mercy flies in the face of resentment.
The road to maturity is often long and difficult, but the rewards are well worth the journey, as you become a person who has a heart for both God and mankind.
Walking closely with the Lord means we must come to terms with forgiving others. Yes, must. We can’t avoid or deny the fact that relationships often bring hurt and the need to forgive.
A perfect family is not achievable. There will always be disagreements and the clashing of wills. However, through Christ a home filled with grace, forgiveness, and love is achievable.
In these verses the Apostle Paul teaches believers how to apply the great truths of God's sovereignty and salvation in day-to-day life.
As important is love is to a marriage grace is even more so. Grace can transform your marriage and turn your home into a place of security, acceptance, and encouragement.
We need to remember that God's power in the resurrection also works in us, and we need only to access His power through the gifts He gives us by His Spirit.
Applying these five principles to your marriage will breathe new life into it. It’s not too late to have a marriage that thrives.