35 Bible Verses on Temptation & How to Overcome It

35 Bible Verses on Temptation & How to Overcome It

No person can escape temptation in this life. Even David, a man after God’s own heart, fell to temptation. David was tempted and lusted in his heart as he observed the lovely Bathsheba and gave in to the sin of adultery and murder. I’m no better than David. None of us is without sin. We are…

50 Encouraging Bible Verses About Not Giving Up

50 Encouraging Bible Verses About Not Giving Up

Do you know the feeling of being completely exhausted? Exhausted by everything we see, experience and hear every day. All we have to do is turn on the news, and everything jumps right in front of us. All the hate, suffering, fears, worries, dangers. Add to that the personal worries we all have. Maybe you’re…

8 Steps to Spiritual Maturity

8 Steps to Spiritual Maturity

What is spiritual maturity? Simply put, it’s the opposite of carnality. A spiritually mature person has Christlike character and is able to lead others to obtain it as well. Sadly, carnality is prevalent in many churches because spiritual maturity is not encouraged or enabled. There are 8 steps to spiritual maturity. The journey begins with…

15 Comforting Bible Verses For Death of a Loved One

15 Comforting Bible Verses For Death of a Loved One

I lost my best friend…my mother…to cancer when I was 23 years old. My world was shaken. Well-meaning friends and family tried to comfort me with their words of sympathy, but I still just felt so lost.  Words truly seem to fall short when a loved one encounters death. Your first reaction when someone you…

9 Ways to Avoid Grieving the Holy Spirit

9 Ways to Avoid Grieving the Holy Spirit

As the Holy Spirit is an equal part of the Trinity, it is important for Christians to grow in understanding of Him and His work in our lives. And to learn how to avoid grieving the Holy Spirit. It took me a while until I finally learned the Holy Spirit is not an “It” or…

10 Powerful Bible Verses About Second Chances

10 Powerful Bible Verses About Second Chances

I made a mistake once. It was a big one, one that made me upset. My husband comforted me with just two words: “Remember Peter.” As soon as he said it, my mind immediately went back to the time in the Bible where Jesus gave Peter a second chance. Peter had made a big mistake…

7 “I Am” Statements of Jesus Explained

7 “I Am” Statements of Jesus Explained

Jesus said a lot of things during His time on Earth. But there are some declarations that are particularly important. They are known as “I Am” statements. The 7 “I Am” statements of Jesus have profound significance because they reveal the character of God and the deity of Christ. With every proclamation, Jesus divulges the…

What Are the 7 Pieces of Armor of God? & Their Significance

What Are the 7 Pieces of Armor of God? & Their Significance

The everyday pressures of life can feel like a lot to deal with sometimes. Isn’t it great that we don’t have to handle any of it on our own? God is not only with us to help us, He has given us His armor. This armor is made up of 7 pieces. Some are to…

25 Bible Verses About Growth

25 Bible Verses About Growth

Ever look back on your life and realize how far you’ve come? You once were a child, only starting to grasp who God is. You grew up and learned something new. You persevered through trial after trial, to successfully be where you are now. Maybe you’re not even in the place you desire to be,…