As God’s enemy, the Devil’s primary plan and purpose is to hinder God’s work in your life and separate you from Him. Here are six unexpected places the Devil will show up in your life. Travel With accidents, traffic, road anxiety and rage, everyday travel can bring out the worst in people. The Devil will show up during your travel time in an attempt to create chaos and slow your day down. While you can’t control another driver’s behavior, you can control how you choose to react in those...

by School Of Life on 16 September 2017

In his new book, Altar Ego: Becoming Who God Says You Are, Craig Groeschel sets readers on the path from their lukewarm, dissatisfied sense of self to an affirmed, Christ-like identity with the freedom to live boldly. Are you ready to become who God wants you to be? Follow these 8 steps on your journey to the new you. Be Patient: Proverbs 16:32 Living with patience is better than muscling forward to demand what you want before the time is right. Self-control often unlocks the door to blessings...

by School Of Life on 16 September 2017

Thanks to the Bible and other testimonals of faith, we are able to educate ourselves on the Son of God – Jesus. While we may know a great deal, it is important to further familiarize ourselves with his presence. By continuing to learn about Jesus, we are giving him the rightful tribute and honor that he deserves. Here are seven things the son of God would want you to know about himself. The Word Christ Since early Christianity, Christians have commonly referred to Jesus as “Jesus Christ.”...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

The Bible states that society will completely disintegrate in the end times, becoming as terrible and evil as it was in the days of Noah. The Apostle Paul taught that society will descend into a black hole of violence, paganism and immorality. He heavily warned that “lovers of self, lovers of money, and lovers of pleasure” will be abundant and people will become “boastful, arrogant, and unholy” (2 Timothy 3:1-5). Does this all sound familiar? It might remind you of the evening news. That’s...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

It may come as a surprise to some, but many contemporary theologians and pastors believe that they are observing numerous signs in our culture that mirror the prophetic contents of the Bible. People actually believe the end of the world is happening now? It’s true. Christians everywhere are starting to agree, siting sweeping moral decay, biblical disconnectedness, and ongoing violence in the Middle East as just a few of the markers. These prophecies were written thousands of years ago in the...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

Over the course of our lives, it is inevitable that we will experience suffering. It is also inevitable that this suffering will cause us to ask many questions: Why me? What should I do? Is it okay to feel anxious or sad? Can God help me? Fortunately for us, the answers to each of these (any many more) questions about suffering can be found by studying Jesus’ actions on the night before He died. Here are 10 lessons that we can learn from the Agony in the Garden. 1. It’s Okay To Be Troubled...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

Spirituality is all the rage these days. “I’m spiritual, but not religious!” is a common phrase, even if this kind of saying is impossible to achieve in practice. Even if you practice isolated spirituality, you are still following a religion of your own making. This kind of individualized religion is widely practiced in America, so it is a religion in its own right. Instead of seeking out our own commands to follow, we should listen to what God has already set down for us. In the Ten Commandments,...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

Among the scriptures in Revelation lies a pivotal prophesy with the Seven Seals, which lead us step-by-step to the second coming of Jesus Christ. Near the end of his life, John received a vision from the Lord that he transcribed into what we know as the book of Revelation. It contains vivid and colorful descriptions of what is to come and the redeeming promise that awaits to those who treasure and uphold it’s contents which lead us step-by-step to the second coming of Jesus Christ. The First...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

The kingdom of God is, in essence, God’s redemptive reign. Yet it can be easy to overlook this prominent theme in the life of Jesus, and tempting to assume rather than investigate the importance of the kingdom for Jesus. When we miss the significance of the kingdom to Jesus, however, we can miss the significance of the kingdom for biblical theology and ethics. So how important was the kingdom of God to Jesus? What was his relationship to the in-breaking of the eschatological kingdom? Let’s...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017

Millions, if not billions, of human beings are under such stress that they experience anxiety, phobias, and depression. They are miserable and unhappy. They are not experiencing peace of mind. What about you? How many people find it difficult to cope with everyday stress? Do you find it difficult to find peace of mind and tranquility? The American Psychological Association gave this report in February 2015: “Forty-two percent of adults say they are not doing enough or are not sure whether...

by School Of Life on 15 September 2017