In Matthew 10:22, the Bible says "And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: But he that endureth to the end shall be saved." As Christians who have heaven in view, we should expect persecution and trials just like the apostles.
Marriage is not an easy journey because it comes with different challenges of which only couples who are committed to each other can overcome and continue to live happily. Many people get married and a few of them remain in their marriage while some left the marriage because of different misunderstandings that may have occurred in their various homes.
Taking a Penalty can be more tasking than it looks, and it requires very precise calculations. Over the years, some players have proven to overcome all odds and make very good use of every single opportunity to get to score a penalty. In this article, we will be looking at 5 of the best Penalty takers in the history of football.
While there is one thing to study the Bible, there is another thing to be able to interpret it well. One of the major problems faced by Christians in Bible study is the interpretation of what they have read. Failure to interpret it properly, you are liable to be misled and consequently mislead others.
There are many ways we hinder God in answering our prayers. We do this by making unnecessary mistakes we shouldn't have made while praying. Before you pray an effective prayer, it is important to study the Bible to know the prayers that are acceptable by God or not.
Eternal Rock of ages, we come before your throne tonight with an heart of worship, we glorify your holy name for the grace given unto us to be alive up till this present moment, we appreciate your holy name for all you've done In our life, Oh Lord be thou exalted in Jesus mighty name.
While reacting to the behaviour of some believers, the former aide to President Jonathan, a notable writer and a well-known activist, Reno Omokri has taken to his official and verified Twitter page to condemn some people who lack the understanding of God's words. In his tweet, Reno Omokri said "One of the greatest misconceptions in Christianity is Matthew 6:33.
One of the most important messages of hope and assurance which God has given to His Children is that he will fight for them, and they don't need to do anything at all because he is their Lord, and this is one of the reasons why he commands that they should not retaliate or take revenge against their enemies, and according to Matthew 5:39 (Easy-to-read version), Children of God should not fight back at anyone who wants to do them harm.
At about three o'clock in the afternoon, as Jesus gave up the spirit after He had cried out to the Father, the story of every man in Christ changed. Even the soldiers that stood by had to ponder upon the significant events that took place at His death on the cross, and exclaimed that He was truly the Son of God.
One of the biblical truths revealed in the Holy Bible about God is that he is invisible (1Timothy 1:17) and he has never been seen by any man (male or female), and according to (Exodus 33:20), no man can see him (God) and live.
Read Matthew 5 : 1 - 48. The main ultimate goal of every Christian is to make heaven in the last day, the below stated virtues are some of the criterias that are necessary for entrance into heaven, according to the sermon of Jesus Christ on the mount.
There are periods when you are extremely broke and you are in serious need of money. You run helter-skelter and it looks as if there is no help for you from man. But you forget God and you fail to remember that's whatever you ask him, He is ready to do it for you.
Many people have been clamouring that the South-East should produce the next President of Nigeria. They argue that no President or Vice President of the country has emerged from the South-East since Nigeria's return to democracy in 1999. However, recent events and occurrences have made people to question if the South-East is ready to produce the next President of the country.
We must first of all understand that Jesus was not the seed of Joseph after the flesh (John 1:13), and that his birth, just like that of all believers, was after the will of God. This truth is what both Joseph and Mary knew.
Jesus Christ was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity, the world's largest religion. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited messiah, prophesied in the Old Testament. According to Matthew 26:39, Jesus fell with his head (face) toward the ground and he prayed.
Marriage is good when understanding follows, it is one of happiest thing in life for one to accept wholeheartedly to spend the rest of his or her life with a partner, though in a long run, they maybe misunderstanding that if not properly settled can lead to divorce.
Jesus speaks about the only sin that can not be forgiven which is the sin against the Holy Spirit in the book of Matthew 12:31-32. But many Christians may not seem to understand which of the sin against the Holy Spirit in practice that can not be forgiven. Any time we don't seem to understand a statement from the scripture, the best thing to do is to pray to God for an eye-opening to get revelation from His word.
In the gospel of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Jesus stated that all sins committed by men will be forgiven, but blasphemy against the Holy Ghost will not be forgiven. The question is, "which of the sins are considered as blasphemy against the Holy Ghost?"
Give thanks to the Lord for the privilege given unto you to be alive till this present moment, appreciate His holy name for his divine protection and guidance over your life. The bible says; "For all have sinned and fell short of the glory of God".
Our God cares. God made us, and as the person that designed and engineered our lives, he cares about our well-being and functionality (Matthew 7:8-11). The following are biblical proofs that God cares for us; He holds our right hand. God never leaves us to walk alone, he holds us and guides us (Isaiah 41:13).