Christian Living Category

How Are Christians “More Than Conquerors”?

It’s a phrase that gets thrown around quite a bit by Christians, usually in the midst of a rah-rah speech meant to build up believers and help them gain some God-given confidence. It might sound something like, Don’t let the negatives in life get you down! You can choose to be bitter or you can choose to […]

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You Owe God $10 Billion

Jesus is a master storyteller. Much of his teaching about God and the kingdom of heaven comes in the form of parables—little stories that pack a big punch. In Matthew chapter 18, we encounter one such parable on the subject of forgiveness. [21] Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often will my […]

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When Your Family Doesn’t Support Your Faith

You’re a brand new Christian. You’ve made the decision to follow Christ, to call on him as your Saviour and Lord, and start a new life built on your faith in Jesus. This journey will bring all sorts of experiences: some of them wonderful, some of them confusing, some of them exciting, and some of […]

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When a Christian Drummer Tours With Lady Gaga

Consider this hypothetical scenario. You are a young Christian who is in school studying for a music major. You are also an aspiring musician and desire to be a drummer by profession. You’ve got some great skills, and some doors of opportunity have opened up for you to play with some pretty high-level bands. You […]

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You’ve Sinned Again—Now What?

What are you to do when you have sinned…again? When you have committed the very sin you resolved to never repeat? When you can’t help but feel defeated, despite the fact you know you’re supposed to be “more than a conqueror”? When you start to wonder if you can ever live a life of holiness? […]

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How To Be Happy

Everyone wants to be happy, but eventually we all discover that happiness is as elusive as the wind. Experiencing happiness is not so unusual per se, but being able to hang on to it is. That’s why Americans speak of “the pursuit of happiness”. It is something every human chases after, but not many actually […]

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When Slamming Pharisees Makes You a Pharisee

We love to hammer on the Pharisees. A group of people who were often revered (or simply feared) by others in their day have become punching bags for those of us on team Jesus. Our Saviour held nothing back when confronting the Pharisees on their hypocrisy and self-righteousness, and we not only cheer him on but […]

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The Craziest Thing Happened to Me Today

So the craziest thing happened to me today! I went into the bathroom at my house this morning, and when I turned this little metal knob, water came spouting straight out of the wall! It was conveniently landing in a container that I could stand in so the water didn’t splash around everywhere. And not […]

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Keep This In Mind When You Say “Only God Can Judge Me”

You’ve heard it said before: You can’t judge me…Only God can judge me! Usually this line is spouted off when someone feels they are being unfairly criticized by another. It is used as a defense mechanism, a clever comeback that sounds quite spiritual but in reality is simply being wielded as a weapon against others who have […]

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The 10 Commandments of Facebook for Teens

Thou shall use Facebook as if God sees everything you do. He already does. Thou shall not connect with random strangers. The world is a dangerous place, and not everyone is who they say they are. Thou shall not spend more time on Facebook than with actual people. Nothing can replace friendships in real life. Thou shall not […]

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