Are you depressed? Elijah, possibly the greatest prophet of God the world has ever known, was suffering from fear and depression. In this article we will examine his secret, and how God helped him overcome his depression.
What constitutes genuine prayer? Can you tell by the length of a prayer, or the way it is worded, whether it is true prayer? And why should we tell God what we need when He already knows about it?? Prayer becomes a delight, not a duty, to a child speaking to his Father.
When we pray we want answers. While answered prayer should be the normal experience for Christians, it remains a fact that many times we fail to get the answer we beg for. Sometimes this is because there are certain hindrances that cause God to withhold the request we ask.
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?
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.
Hard times can either make us bitter or more holy. Three things are needed to successfully meet the trials of life—wisdom, prayer, and faith. When we face our trials with these, we will be able by the grace of God to use them to help us grow to be more like Jesus.
Every child of God soon learns that the Christian life is a battleground. God’s children are soldiers; the Lord Jesus is the commanding officer; Satan is the adversary. In order to overcome our enemy we must put on the armor God has provided for us.