Truth-in-life Posts (Page 2)

Give us this day our daily water

GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY WATER In what has become the most famous and most prayed prayer of all time Jesus taught his disciples how to speak to their Heavenly Father. This can help to shape our prayers and our thoughts as we live through the current water crisis: GOD’S PRIORITIES “Our Father in […]

Reading your Bible

2017 marks the 500-year anniversary of the Reformation. One of the key points for which Protestants contested was “Sola Scriptura” (Scripture alone). The basic point was that God has revealed Himself through His Son, Jesus Christ (Jn. 14:6-7), and this revelation of God is preserved in written form (known as the Bible) by the Holy […]

What does the Bible say about giving?

WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT GIVING? As Christians we want our view of giving, money and possessions to be shaped by God’s Word and not our increasingly materialistic culture. During his ministry, Jesus Christ taught extensively about these things. He warned clearly about the danger of loving money more than God; he urged his […]

The Mark of a Disciple: Love

The Mark of a Disciple: Love At the last supper, prior to the crucifixion, Jesus told His disciples to, “Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another” (Jn. 13:34-35). The mark of the […]

Some thoughts on Pastoral Care

Some thoughts on Pastoral Care Why should we seek to care? The Bible teaches that as Christians seeking to follow our Lord we are compelled to love and care for those whom God has placed in our church and in our lives. Paul’s eternal perspective motivated his pastoral ministry and led him to expect the […]