Tag: prayer

The Teachings of Jesus

The Bible is the most important document known to mankind.  Within the pages of the Bible, we learn about our Creator, we learn about the battle between good and evil, and we learn about our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Every page of the Bible is…

The Book of John

The gospel of John is one of the earliest accounts of the life of Jesus written by one of his closest followers – an eyewitness to many of the events depicted.  John’s stated reason for writing this gospel is so that we might know…

Your Relationship with God

Our relationship with God is dependent on a number of things.  Our first connection to God is through His Word.  There is no more direct way to connect with God than through the pages of the Bible.  We also connect with God through prayer,…

Evaluating Your Faith

No matter what you’re doing, it’s always good to step back and evaluate your progress.  As followers of Jesus Christ, we are traveling through a world that is openly hostile to our mission.  It’s easy to get misdirected.  It’s easy to drift off toward…

7 Ways to be closer to God

Children have a purity about them that is hard to find in adults.  A young heart is more open and ready to love and a young mind is more inclined to change.  One of the best ways to be closer to God is to…

Rock Foundation

At the end of the Sermon on the Mount, the first major sermon that Jesus delivered, He gave a few tips on what we need to do to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.  Much of what Jesus shared in the Sermon on the Mount…

The Lord’s Prayer

In the first major teaching event delivered by Jesus Christ known as the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus set aside some time to teach those listening how to pray.  In so doing, He provided his followers with a model prayer commonly referred to today…

For the Right Reasons

During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus rejected the interpretation of the law held by the Jewish religious leaders known as the Pharisees.  By focusing on the letter of the law rather than the spirit of the law, the Pharisees had gone off in…

You are a Disciple of Christ

(I recommend you follow this study in order starting with Path to Discipleship.) “Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”  Mark…

Discipleship Discipline Five

(I recommend you follow this study in order starting with Path to Discipleship.) Share the Gospel with the World The goal of Discipleship Discipline Five is to develop the ability to articulate why you are a Christian, why others should trust Jesus as their…