Children eventually reach adulthood, with minds of their own. Can there still be mutual respect and meaningful relationships in the family? Can harmony continue between parents and their grown-up kids? Absolutely! The question is, how?
Every time you speak you either build up or tear down. So be careful with your words. Let your speech be the light of Christ.
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.
We need an infusion of healthy thinking that will bring us together, so that we can work together as one for our common purpose of bringing glory to God.
If you have thick skin, you’re quick to forgive. If you’re thin skinned, you’re more likely to hang on to grudges and hurts. The perfect combination? A Soft heart and thick skin.
Chuck Swindoll examines the teaching of the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:17-24.
Of all the bad habits we could address, few are more prevalent yet more acceptable than lying. As painful as it may be to hear it, ours is a nation of liars. The majority of North Americans find it hard to get through a week without lying.
Old habits are so hard to break, and often we have no desire to break them either. However, God's saving grace provides us freedom.
Anger never corrects itself. It never disappears...in fact the longer you leave it the stronger it grows. Confronting your anger is the best thing you can do to deal with it—confess it and let it go today. Don’t wait another moment.
Parents, your children need to know they’re loved unconditionally and that you won’t condemn them when they mess up. Talk straight, get close, and let grace overflow in your home.