This is certainly one time in history that we can, and should, exercise our faith. And if your faith is small right now, or if you have none, as you get into God’s Word you will acquire faith which comes by hearing the Word of God.
The Parable of the Sower could more accurately be referred to as the Parable of the Soils. Because the focus of the passage is on the condition of the soil upon which the seed is sown; not on the one sowing the seed.
Christ’s example of humility and lovingkindness gives us a mission and mindset that often runs counter-culture. Nevertheless, when we choose kindness and forgiveness, we allow others to experience the grace of God—and spur other believers to do the same.
For those of us who struggle with perfectionism, we can stay on that merry-go-round, or we can decide to pursue God’s desire instead. Here are seven signs that Satan is at work in your striving, and how to live in grace.
The Bible has a lot to say about money. But despite what many may think, the Bible and Jesus are not anti-wealth. If we look closer at this verse, we see that Paul specifies that the love of money is the root of all evil, not money itself. So let's take a look at this verse and how we can guard our own hearts against greed.
If you're in a season of asking "why, God?"—try opening your heart to worship. The one who has promised to work all things for good (Romans 8:28) has never broken his promises, and is worthy and able to see you through.