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

He died on January 28, 814. Many years later, archaeologists discovered the tomb of Charlemagne, the great king and emperor of France. When the tomb was opened, after being closed for centuries, the men who entered it found something amazing. They found certain treasures of the kingdom. But in the center of the large vault was a marble throne, and seated on the throne was the skeleton of Charlemagne, with an open Bible on his lap, and a bony finger pointing at Matthew 18:26, “For what shall...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

1. PRAY ACCORDING TO GOD’S WILL: Prayer changes things! Many lives have been changed and helped with Prayer. When prayers go up, blessings come down. Jesus said, “ASK, and it shall be given you.” God loves you and has a GREAT LIFE planned for you. Never trade a great life for an average life. God is ready to bless you beyond anything that your mind can imagine. Yield to God’s perfect will, and not just His permissive will. You can do much more with God, then without...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

During Christ’s earthly ministries, He did so many marvelous things. It’s stated by (John 21:25) that no book could have been big enough to contain all the signs, wonders, and miraculous operations, which were performed by Him. He preached to large number of individuals and was the most eloquent, the best, the most dynamic, and the greatest preacher that ever lived. Most importantly, He was the incarnate Word of God (John 1:1; Revelation 19:13). One thing that was quite noticeable during...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

There are many different ways to distill the lessons of the Bible. It is such a wonderful book and worth studying for a lifetime. Here are 7 life lessons from the Bible. We could certainly look at many more, but what I have tried to do is give a big picture idea of some of the concepts taught over and over in the Bible. Do Right One of the major themes of the Bible is to find out what God says and obey Him. We are familiar with the 10 Commandments and that is a good place to start, but it is certainly...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

Jesus Christ took the Jewish people and religious leaders by surprise when He dismantled many of their traditions. In Mark 7:9 He said to some religious leaders, “All too well you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your tradition.” As the Son of God, Jesus taught many things to help us live victoriously. Let’s look at 11 life lessons that we can learn from Jesus. 1. Take the road less travelled. “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road broad that...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

As Christians, we’re called to discipleship. Scripture mentions being a disciple many times. And Jesus Himself speaks often about the significance of being His disciple. In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus instructs the apostles with these words, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

For years, when I thought about prayer, I mostly felt guilty for my lack of a robust prayer life. Reading stories of great saints praying for two hours a day or more left me with a gnawing sense of defeat. I would often resolve to pray more. But the resolves didn’t last. One day I realized that something had changed. While not exactly satisfied with my prayer life, I knew that I had one. I’m sure that I still don’t pray as much as I should. But I pray a lot more than I used to. And I’ve...

by School Of Life on 14 September 2017

“I’m praying for you.” “I’ll pray for that.” “My prayers are with you.” Christians throw statements like this out all the time, don’t they? The most cynical among us might wonder, “Is he really praying for me?” And yet, whatever the quality of someone’s follow-through, he tells us he’s praying because he believes prayer matters. It’s effective. J.I. Packer got it precisely right, “If you are a Christian, you pray; and the recognition of God’s sovereignty is the...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017

Aside from being the Savior for Christians and even a prophet for Muslims, Jesus was a revolutionary figure who challenged traditions, religion, and beliefs. He was one of the first thought-leaders who inspired the world. Whether you are a Christian or not, here are 10 life lessons you can learn from Jesus: 1. Be clear with what you want. “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks,...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017