Questions related to Success
Motivating a Teen to Have Personal Devotions
establish the discipline of a daily quiet time with God
Taking time each day to read the Bible, pray, and seek God is an important part of the Christian’s life. The Word of God and the Holy Spirit do a deep and lasting work in our hearts in this time, and the insights and encouragement we gain impact our words and actions throughout the day.
There Is Enough Time in a Day
learning to rejoice in God’s sufficient provision of time
After living in different cultural situations and working under a wide spectrum of authority structures, I have come to appreciate what God says in Scripture about time management.
Work Under Your Authorities
How to Develop Sibling Harmony
relational tips for brothers and sisters
Can brothers and sisters learn to get along? Can they become best friends? The answer to these questions is, yes!
Basic Needs of a Husband and Wife
understanding and meeting the needs of your spouse
God’s Word declares that “a man [shall] leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). This is a great mystery.
Share Spoken Blessings With Children
how to intercede for children with words of blessing
All of us have opportunities to bless children. If you are a parent, God has given you the responsibility to teach your children the ways of God. (See Deuteronomy 6:6–7.) Giving a spoken blessing can be a tool in this training.
Becoming an “Energy-Giver”
sharing God’s endless love with others
An energy-giver is someone who loves God with all of his heart and therefore turns to love his neighbor as he loves himself.
Discerning the Benefits of Problems
finding God’s grace in hard places
We all want quick solutions to our problems. We want to be free of the pressure caused by problems and conflicts, but God wants to use that pressure to lead us to spiritual maturity.
Motivating a Teen to Choose Wise Friends
demonstrate true friendship and offer counsel
Friendships are some of the most powerful influences in life, because friends greatly impact a person’s development and decisions. Scripture instructs us with these words: “He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed” (Proverbs 13:20).
Apply God’s Word to Your Life
the most challenging and critical step of meditation
As you meditate on a passage of Scripture, ideas about how you can apply its truth will come to your mind. Write them down!