Purpose & Free Will Summary Our purpose in life is to do good works (Ephesians 2:10) for God’s glory (Colossians 1:16). We have the free will to accomplish this however we want (Proverbs 16:9), yet allow prayer to curb any anxiety in decision-making (Philippians 4:6-7). Learning about God (good) and helping others (works) is the ..
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Reconciliation & Division Summary Being perfect starts with greeting our enemies (Matthew 5:47-48) and reconciling with those who deeply hurt us (Matthew 5:23-25). Our goal should never be to ignore anyone (II Thessalonians 3:14-15; Romans 14:10) but to “aim for restoration,” back to a peaceful relationship (II Corinthians 13:9,11). Remember to never divide with anyone ..
Justice & War Summary Justice calls us to help the needy (Psalms 82:3-4), but it’s confusing if we should fight or not (Ecclesiastes 3:8). Correct those who’ll listen (Matthew 18:15), pray for those who won’t (Luke 6:28), avoid evil (Psalms 1:1), flee from physical threats (John 8:59), defend your loved one’s lives (Luke 22:36,38) by disabling not killing ..
Common Problems with God Summary The following is a listing of our articles that answer the most common problems people have with God. Endorsements Problems Why does a good God allow evil? The Problem of Evil is famous because everyone has questioned, “If God is real or good, why does He allow such great evil?” ..
Sin & Character Summary Endorsements Concepts Sin Sin is a passion for anything more than God. Passion or desire is the root of sin (James 1:15; I Peter 4:2-3; Romans 7:5). This doesn’t mean that we can’t have healthy passions from what God has gifted us (James 1:16-17), yet “healthy passion” is only towards loving ..
Church Leadership Summary God wants many healthy leaders to lead His people. Instead of following after just one man (I Corinthians 1:12-13), we should validate (Romans 3:19; I Peter 5:2) the leadership of many leaders (Ephesians 4:11) based on their spiritual gifts (I Corinthians 12:4-6). Churches should order power amongst the leaders (I Corinthians 12:28), ..
Cults Summary Cults are tools of Satan to trick unsuspecting people that they are joining a Christian or a healthy group but are really just joining him instead (Colossians 2:8). They deny Jesus is God (I John 4:2-3), equate a man to the highest status near Jesus (I Corinthians 1:12), teach others that they alone ..
Joy & Depression Summary Joy is an eternal source of happiness found in God (Philippians 4:4). Sadness or sorrow is an emotion felt by thinking about past pain, and depression is not mourning the pain (Matthew 5:4; Proverbs 14:13). Joy starts by choosing to stop running away from life’s problems and run to God in ..
Humility & Pride Summary Pride, also known as hubris or ego, is believing one is righteous without God, the worst sin of Satan (Isaiah 14:13-14). God hates pride (Proverbs 8:13) because it promotes selfishness, which destroys love for one’s community (Colossians 3:14). God destroys the proud (Proverbs 15:25; Proverbs 11:2) by humbling them (Matthew 23:12) ..