Questions related to Humility vs. Pride
Find Freedom From Lust
victory is possible through Jesus Christ
Sin in our lives is similar to a ring in a bull’s nose. Just as the ring empowers the owner to lead the bull around at his own will, so Satan is able to lead us wherever he pleases when we allow sin to stay in our lives.
How to Conquer Discouragement
steps to victory
When you are discouraged or depressed, what should you do? Should you sit around and wait for God to act, or is there something you can do to resist the devil and reject his influence in your life?
The Myth of the Perfect Family
overcoming the dangers of comparison
Do you ever feel the pressure of comparing your family with others and realizing that you do not measure up to what you see? We all have dreams of what our ideal family life would be.
How a Young Boy Chose to “Stand Alone”
a first-grader rejected evil and upheld righteousness
A first-grade boy was in a public school classroom with twenty-eight other children. When the Halloween season arrived, the teacher and the class thought that it would be fun to color pictures of ghosts, witches, and jack o’ lanterns.
Help Your Husband Be a Spiritual Leader
following, respecting, and encouraging your husband’s leadership
In Scripture we find a model for the complementary roles of a husband and wife. The man provides servant leadership and the woman responds with reverent submission and assistance:
Insights Into the Chain of Command
accepting a place under authority
Jesus once praised a Roman centurion for his faith in Jesus’ authority: “. . . Jesus . . .
How to Gain a Clear Conscience
take responsibility for your actions
When you have offended others, gaining a clear conscience involves taking responsibility for your actions, seeking forgiveness, and making restitution. The following steps provide guidelines for examining your heart and making things right with people you have offended.
Accepting Ten Unchangeable Traits
building trust in your Designer
There are some things about yourself that you can change, such as your attitudes, behavior, and personal neatness. You cannot change other things, such as your physical features, family heritage, and time in history.
Regaining Surrendered Ground
repentance and restoration after the bondage of sin
We are told in Ephesians 4:27 not to “give place to the devil.” The word place refers to an area of jurisdiction. In warfare, opposing sides gain jurisdictional area whenever ground is surrendered.
Maintain a Family Focus
investing time and love in your family
Having a family focus begins with a decision to meet the needs within the family and to build healthy relationships between the family members.