Author: School Of Life

Qualities Of A True Disciple of Jesus

What does a disciple of Jesus actually do?What is the discipleship call?The Bible gives several definitions, but Luke chapter 14 provides the clearest one.An individual who has submitted to Jesus Christ, who loves the Lord, and is totally devoted to Him is described as a disciple of Jesus in this passage.Therefore, the call to discipleship

6 Reasons Why Faith Is Important

What comes to mind when you hear the term “faith”?Whether you acknowledge it or not, faith is important component of Christianity.For instance, you have faith that a chair will support you every time you sit down on one.You are putting your faith in the chair to keep you upright. Being certain of what you are

4 Reasons To Put Your Faith In God

We are constantly encouraged to have faith and trust God.That can be more easily said than done in some circumstances.We occasionally believe that taking matters into our own hands will make them simpler.Nobody ever claimed having faith would be simple, but here are some reasons why it will be worthwhile. God is aware of everything

For Lent, Give Up Lent

A friend of mine was recently asked by a local youth pastor, “What’d you give up for Lent?” My friend quipped, “Lent.” I can’t help but notice a growth in evangelicals who want to celebrate Lent by “giving something up.” I’ve heard of Christians giving up sugar, soda, Angry Birds, and Netflix (ok, I made

Ways to Win against Worry and Anxiety

Dear Roger, I worry a lot. My friends and family call me a “worry wart.” I have to agree with them. My worrying makes me miserable. Yesterday, our pastor preached about the time that the disciples almost drowned in a terrific storm on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus asked them, “Where’s your faith?” I work

Can Sin Separate You from the Love of Christ

Dear Roger, Romans 8:35-39 states several things that cannot separate the love of Christ. Sin is not mentioned. Can sin separate a person from the love of Christ? Can you comment on this? Thanks, Eric Dear Eric, Formidable is Paul’s list of things that could potentially separate us from the love of Christ: “trouble; hardship; persecution; famine;