Is this your answer? When I arrive at the pearly gate, I hope I will be good enough. God says, “By grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast” (Ephesians 2:8, 9).
Some reading material has a way of holding my attention and reading it is a pleasure. Even doctrinal articles are occasionally written this way. Some reading material is boring and the writer rambles on and on. That type of reading is drudgery. What makes the difference?
Decisions, decisions! How can we know what is best to do? A ten-point checklist to help us make decisions according to our Lord's will. And a timely reminder at the end of the list: Although knowing His will is important, DOING His will is the mark of true wisdom.
The importance of parents in the lives of their children cannot be overstated. But the contribution of grandparents is also of great value. There are some qualities that should mark the lives of those who serious about being good grandparents.
Although many people may skip meals for various reasons Biblical fasting is always to have a spiritual purpose. Fasting is not a way to force God to do what you want Him to but it does bring blessing and power to those who practice it rightly.
It is safe to say that all of us have dealt with discouragement at one time or another. Whatever the cause discouragement is an unpleasant friend who will harm you if you let him stay. There are several steps that can be taken to kick discouragement out of your life.
In a world where most homes are in shambles a stable, contented family is rare. Your family does not have to be that way though. When every person accepts the role God has planned for them in the home it is a peaceful happy place.
Faith is one of the basic ingredients in getting right with God. It is a conviction of the reality of things which we do not see. Although many mock faith in unseen things in reality everyone believes in the invisible. Faith in God will bring you through many rough places, and finally, to Heaven.
Prayer; to some it is a way to try and coax God to give them what they want, to others it is a mere ritual to be performed at a certain times. In reality it is a conversation between a child of God and the heavenly Father. What is prayer to you?