Wealth can corrupt but it can also be used for great good. Also parents need to be concerned with their children’s spiritual lives and recognize that they do commit sin. And we need to make time to pray for our families daily.
We can never earn salvation from God but we can be confident in our salvation if we have obeyed the Gospel and lived faithfully in His sight. At our very best we can only do exactly what He asked us to do. We can never exceed His expectations and we can never do enough good works to make up for … Read More
God cares about us and protects us but there are times when our faith will be tested. We can find encouragement in seeing others overcome their struggles. We have to be careful not to let our service to God be motivated purely by selfish reasons. And we must not blame God when bad things happen to us.
Shame may bring about repentance that would not have come otherwise. However we must be careful not to disrupt other people’s lives through gossip. We must not be cruel with our brethren but if we do find ourselves at odds with a brother or sister we need to resolve that conflict peacefully and try to improve our relationship with him … Read More
We can always put our full trust in God. We can trust in Him when we go into the valley of the shadow of death and whenever we are facing persecution. Every life has its share of troubles but we should not be pessimistic about life. We can have a better outlook on life by increasing our faith in God … Read More
There are several types of prayer which we may offer up to God. For example we may pray for thanksgiving to show Him our appreciation for His blessings. We can pray for supplication of our daily needs. And we can pray for intercession on behalf of others. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.