When I was working at putting off my sinful anger a few years ago, I was taught these three steps of repentance. The most powerful for me was this step. This one step changed my attitude to this sin and allowed me to put to death the sin that was in me. I continue to
Spiritual transformation is about taking in truth as God reveals it in His word and letting it affect our beliefs, interpretations, desires, feelings, commitments and actions. How do we do this? It starts with reading the Word of God and letting it affect us. Here are three areas of knowledge that help us grow in
The word ritual is full of negativity. But routine and ritual are similar, and they play an important role in day to day life. You and I can leverage purpose and routine to boost your growth in Christ.
How did Cherie, a busy mother memorize 32 chapters of the Bible? Is it possible for you to memorize scripture? Read through the methods Cherie used and see for yourself. It is possible. Don’t start with the goal of memorizing 32 chapters, but start with a goal of memorizing a chapter and work from there.
We all want spiritual growth, but what does that look like? How can I know if I am growing at all? We’ve already seen that spiritual growth, for Christians, means growing in holiness, or in Christlikeness. With this in mind, there are a number of key indicators we can use to assess our spiritual growth.
While reading through the different books about spiritual disciplines, you might walk away confused about which spiritual disciplines you should focus. One major book on Spiritual disciplines has 11; another has 17, and yet another 7. What’s more frustrating is that there is little overlap between these lists. When it comes to your quiet time, there are
Daily devotional books are found in almost every Christian home. It might be a monthly “Word for the Day” or an annual collection such as Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening. For many Christians, these daily devotional books are their primary exposure to Christian writing. But are they a good tool for a daily quiet time? I
Have you ever had a new years resolution that you didn’t keep? If you’re like me, a better question might be, Have I ever kept a new years resolution? If we’ve reviewed our maturity and determined to prioritize the pursuit of holiness, we need to have an action plan that will bring it about. It