If I Insult Others, I Need a Spiritual Check Up ASAP

Photo by John-Mark Smith on Unsplash It’s easy to get into the habit of fault-finding and having a critical spirit about other people. It takes no spiritual maturity, wisdom, talent, or special abilities to criticize others and tear them down with words. The sinful nature does this effortlessly. It’s also easy to think, “Well, he […]

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8 Practical Tips to Put the Brakes on Complaining

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash 8 Tips to Nip Complaining in the Bud 1. Replace negative thoughts with thankful ones. Think about good things. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Phil. […]

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Does God Call Women to Be Weak?

First of all, we need to understand that the world’s definitions of strength and weakness are very different from God’s. In the world: Power means having the ability to do whatever I want to do. Weakness means not being able to do exactly what I want to do all the time. So power means I […]

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Transforming Our Thought Lives

When the flesh is in control, our minds are filled with worldly things like: greed bitterness gossip hatred materialism envy idolatry (desiring other things or people more than we desire God) negativity complaining contention lies pride lust worry fear unbelief self These things consume our thoughts, fuel our motives, and ultimately determine our words and […]

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A Wife Begs God to Help Her Tame Her Tongue

From a sister in Christ: I am a young wife. Only just turned 29. Its been 4 years since I became born again. I am still learning this. Yes, I have dug through the Bible front to back already and am very knowledgeable in His Word even for my youth in the faith. I am […]

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"If I Become a Godly Wife – Will I Be Me?" – by ContentinChrist

  ContentinChrist answers a wife’s question about losing herself if she trusts God fully and about how God can love us unconditionally if He wants us to change: You will be more *you* than you ever have been, when you give yourself fully to God and allow Him control of your life. I know it […]

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Can’t I Blame Someone Else? – Part 2

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SIN? Gary Thomas, in “Sacred Marriage,” said “We are most tempted to sin when we are sinned against.” Sin is an archery term that means “to miss the mark.” If the arrow is 20 feet away from the target, that is a “sin.” If the arrow is 1/2 inch away from […]

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