Here are four most fundamental things that we Christians must do in following the Lord. They are these: reading God’s word, praying to God, performing our duty and practicing God’s word. …
I, before, wasn’t satisfied with my wife. Owing to her common appearance, and some of her thoughts, views and knowledge clashing with mine, I used to comment on and disparage her at will. … When rethinking profoundly in this way, I saw all that God had arranged for me was good, then I was ready to submit to God’s sovereignty and arrangement.
Recently, I often got angry about some trifles without reason at home. When I found my husband and my child had many faults, I prayed to the Lord and asked Him to keep my heart quiet and change their faults. But why could I not receive the Lord’s answer?
Do you know what is the condition to receive salvation? The Bible records, “I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture” (John 10:9). From this we can see that only with true faith in God can we be saved. So does being saved mean being fully saved? What should we do if we want to be saved fully?
Then why did He change His attitude toward her just because of her words: “Truth, Lord: yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters’ table” (Matthew 15:27)? Is it because the Canaanite woman believed that the Lord had the power to cast out the demon from her daughter and save her? Or is it because she could accept the Lord Jesus likening her to a dog?
“Naked came I out of my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD” (Job 1:21). “Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?” (Job 2:10). Pondering these verses, I wondered: Why was Job able to utter these words when such a great disaster befell him? What power made him say them?
When I read the verses about Lord asked Peter three times “Love you me?” I would always ponder: There were twelve disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ. But why did He entrust Peter with the heavy responsibility of shepherding the churches?
There are many difficulties when we get along with our family. But how to teach our children and show respect to parents? Here is the way God leads for us…