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.
The early Christians aimed to not only be correct in doctrinal beliefs but also to be intense about living a Christ-like, holy life. Our goal, like theirs, is to balance belief with upright and holy behavior.
In Pharaoh's house there were frogs in the bedrooms, on the seats, in the food. Yet when God let him decide when the curse of frogs should be removed, he said, "Tomorrow". It seems foolish that he asked for one more night with the frogs but in reality many of us are doing the same thing.
Collectively, we are haunted by the paradise we've lost. However, Christ has come to offer justification in the place of condemnation, life in the place of death, truth in the place of lies, and peace for turmoil. Is that an offer you can reject?
Hell is an awful place and it is not God's will that any one go there. So He has set up a number of obstacles designed to help the sinner turn back from his downward path. We can bypass them if we choose but God has done His part to help us reach heaven.
Christians ask, "Is Romans 7 about Christians, or unbelievers?"…In Romans, this chapter is a bridge between the life of sin and life in the spirit. Discover how God wants to enable us to keep His law, rather than being held in bondage by it.
Have you ever wondered if Jesus is truly the only way to God? Or maybe you think that if there is only one way to God it isn't fair to those who have never heard of Him. If you doubt God because of these things this article is for you.