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

Prayer is simply having a conversation with God. There are many different thoughts on what you should and shouldn’t say when you pray. There is merit to many of these ideas. But try to make your prayer life a simple conversation with your Heavenly Father. Here are 10 tips to help you as you begin a journey of praying faithfully to God. Have a Place to Pray You may have a quiet room in your house that you can use to pray, or you may find solace in your car in the parking lot at work. Wherever...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017

Here are 6 simple but often overlooked biblical principles found in the Bible. Devotionals verses Bible Reading We are commanded to live a holy life before God but with the understanding that we’ll never be sinless. We should be sinning less but we understand that we’ll never be perfect this side of the kingdom but is ignorance an excuse? How many biblical principles are often overlooked by most Christians because of their Bible reading habits? It’s so very easy to overlook many of these...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017

Evening prayers are the right way to end your day! Wake up with God, but also end your day with God in prayer. Evening prayers to me seem to be more intimate with God. You have had a whole day to think about His mercy, grace and blessings that He bestows on you. Here are 8 prayers that you can pray at the end of your day! Thank You! Dear Wonderful Father, You have granted me another day of life to be your light on this world. Thank you for allowing me to enjoy your sunshine, my family, Your Word...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017

Are you needing to be uplifted and comforted today? These Bible verses about Hope will do just that for you. Take a deep breath and read through them slowly. We all too often rush through things in life ( I am guilty of this myself) and miss what God is telling us. God led you to these verses today for a reason, don’t let them go unread! 20 Top Scripture Quotes For Hope Today Hope of A Future Bible Verses There are times in life that it feels like the future looks bleak. These are great passages...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017

Prayer is a time when sons and daughters of God commune their thoughts and desires with Him. People pray for health, healing, answers and many other things. One thing that prayer can do is inspire people to get real with God. Here are 7 inspirational prayers. Prayer for Peace of Mind “Fortify me with the grace of Your Holy Spirit and give Your peace to my soul that I may be free from all needless anxiety, solicitude and worry. Help me to desire always that which is pleasing and acceptable...

by School Of Life on 13 September 2017