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Bless Those Who Curse You

one way to love your enemies
When we experience abuse from others, our natural response is to strike back. Pride prompts us to return hurt for hurt and insult for insult.

Teaching: A Spiritual Gift

the characteristics of a motivational gift
A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift represents what God does in him to shape his perspective on life and motivate his words and actions.

What are spiritual gifts?

defined and described
God gives spiritual gifts to those who have received salvation through Jesus Christ so that believers will grow and mature in their faith, the needs of the Church will be met, and God will be glorified.

Serving: A Spiritual Gift

the characteristics of a motivational gift
A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift represents what God does in him to shape his perspective on life and motivate his words and actions.

How Suffering Prepared a Leader

the story of Joseph
How would you respond if your family despised you so much that they arranged for you to be sold to a slave trader? How would you feel if your boss, whom you had faithfully served with impeccable integrity, was quick to believe a lie about you and subsequently have you thrown into jail?

Twelve “Tongue Tamers”

Scriptures about controlling your words
The following Bible verses are a few of many that address the power of words and your responsibility for what you speak.

Seven Basic Principles of Life

design, authority, responsibility, suffering, ownership, freedom, success
Just as there are universal laws that govern the world of nature, there are basic principles that govern our personal lives and relationships. These seven Biblical principles apply to every person, regardless of culture, background, religion, age, education, or social status.

Giving: A Spiritual Gift

the characteristics of a motivational gift
A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift represents what God does in him to shape his perspective on life and motivate his words and actions.

Evidences of Leaving Your “First Love” for the Lord

warning signs to heed
Every Christian should be aware of the danger of leaving his first love for the Lord.

Advice on Sibling Relationships

tips on sibling harmony
Although family relationships are some of the most valuable ties we have, most children and youth struggle to get along with their brothers and sisters. Irritations, competition, quarrelling, and other typical challenges can quickly turn a household into a battle zone.

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