A better understanding of God’s grace
It can be difficult to understand that when God disciplines and corrects us, it is actually His grace.
Back to school
It's maybe hard to see the greater purpose when you go to the same place five days a week!
Joy - a fruit of the Spirit
Joy. It is a fruit of the Spirit that all of us are looking for. How can we always have true joy?
Taking God’s Word seriously!
This is what it means to be a Christian who is serious about their faith.
Gideon: From being scared to becoming a hero
How would you feel if you had only 300 men to fight against a great army?
Feeling guilty even though I’m forgiven?
Do you still feel guilty, even though you have received forgiveness?
“Because You say so” - The key that brings results
Do you obey God’s word and His leading even if you don’t understand it? Try it, and you’ll see that it really works!
God’s plan to free us from pride and arrogance
We have a lot of pride that we don’t even see. But God wants to free us from that!
Righteousness gives huge rewards far into the future
Have you thought about what righteousness actually is and what its rewards are?
Accusations – The accuser
How to overcome Satan’s lies and accusations.
You’ve given your life to Christ - what now?
Now you are ready to begin a whole new life!
Where do the crooked paths lead?
This isn’t how we are supposed to live our Christian lives, is it?
What should we pray for?
Jesus taught His disciples what was most important to pray for.
Knowing God or just knowing about God?
Is it possible to know God personally?
Stop having low thoughts about God!
Do you really believe in God’s goodness and power? Or do you think God is just as weak as you?
Where does God have His home on earth today?
God wants to live in the hearts of people.
“Let Your will be done!”
Throughout His life Jesus said: “Let Your will be done, not mine!” These words are the key to becoming one with God and with people.
6 really good reasons to read your Bible
Why you should read your Bible today.
Here’s how to get truly rich
Find out what true riches are and how you can get them.
A pure marriage
Purity is something that is becoming more and more uncommon.
Daniel: Faithful to God alone
Read this inspiring story about Daniel’s true faithfulness, and his faith in God no matter what happened to him.
Can you have faith without obedience?
How important is obedience when it comes to our faith?
Are you living a good religious life or the life of Jesus?
It is possible to live the life of Jesus while we are still here on earth!
Time for change
How can you be part of the biggest change in history?
If others could look into our hearts, what would they see?
Would they see their names written on the walls of our hearts with love and care? Or would they find a cold, dark room?
“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you his peace at all times and in every situation.” How does this work in practice?
Preparing yourself for the end times
We don’t have all the answers about the end times. But do you know what is the most important thing you can do to get ready?
One thing to know if you truly want to follow Jesus
To learn from the Master we need to be poor in spirit.
Do it from the heart as for the Lord
Who do I live for? Am I serving God or people?
Is your faith worth defending?
What are you actually fighting for?
What is the result of overcoming sin?
Do you know what your reward is?
Would you describe your life as exciting, meaningful and rich?
Being a Christian is so much better than we could possibly imagine.
A letter of love from God to you
Have you ever doubted that God loves you? These Bible verses might change that.
What it means to live before God’s face
The Bible speaks about living before God and not before people. But what does that mean in practical life?
Understanding and using the talents God has given me
Sometimes “talents” might mean something very different to what you might think.
Samuel: How to hear God’s voice
Samuel was special from childhood. His story shows us how important it is to listen to God’s voice and to obey it, whatever it takes.
Be thankful in all circumstances
“Be thankful in all circumstances.” How can we do that?
An encouragement for anyone fighting to fully overcome sin!
To you who are really fighting hard to overcome sin and are still not getting it right: It shall succeed!
Do you control your thoughts or do they control you?
“Your thoughts are free,” they say. But are they really? Do you experience true freedom in your thought life?
Who are the children of God?
We are called to be children of God. But what do we need to be called children of God?
Deborah: Power to take action
Deborah was a prophetess and judge in Israel. She is a powerful example of how faith in action works!
Nathanael: Honest and upright
Jesus could see what Nathanael was like before even speaking to Him. What was so special about Nathanael?
This is the way to make quick progress in your Christian life
Have you heard of the “now” way?
3 things to stop doing this year (and forever)
This will definitely make you happier!
"My power is greatest when you are weak"
It is not a bad thing to know your weakness when it comes to sin. No, not at all! But do you know where you can get power from?
A hopeful New Year
As Christians, what can we hope for in the new year?
Mary: Small in her own eyes, but seen by God
She was just a normal young woman from Nazareth, but she became the mother of Jesus Christ. Why her?
I bring you good news that will bring great joy!
This great joy that the angels spoke about so long ago changed everything, and it can still completely change our lives today.
Let us joyfully tell the good news about everything that is now possible by faith in Jesus Christ!
Faith, hope, love: These will remain!
In the daily battle that a Christian must fight against sin, we need to know how to keep standing!
Will you choose the narrow gate or the wide gate?
Have you counted the cost?
Recognising how Satan cleverly tries to distract us
Satan’s goal is to separate us from God. This is how we can stop him.
Our sinful desires lie to us
We all have sinful desires in our nature which try to trick us into doing evil. How can we be saved from these?
What kind of High Priest do you have?
Do you have a High Priest that understands your weaknesses and helps you to overcome?
Apostle Paul: Admire him or follow him?
The apostle Paul writes, “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.”
Is your heart in the world?
The goal is not to have as much as possible of this world, but to let go of everything.
The place where God makes His home
God wants to have our spirit, and He wants to make His home in us again. How does He do this?
Right and wrong
There can be many reasons for “doing the right thing”. What is your reason?
Are you really fighting against sin?
Are you actively doing something to stop sinning?
Advice on how God’s goodness can flow out from you towards others
Do you long to have the fruit of the Spirit?
This is the only way to become like Jesus
Becoming like God’s Son depends on this one very important thing.
But what will my friends say…?
Am I free to serve God, or am I bound by what others might think about me?
We are saved by faith, but what is faith?
It is very difficult to explain what faith is in just a few words, but there are a few important things that can help us to get a good understanding of it.
How you can deceive yourself, and how to avoid it
The Bible speaks about deceiving yourself, and this can happen more easily than you think. But there is also an easy way to avoid it.
Joshua and Caleb: A spirit of faith
When we have a spirit of faith, God can help us to overcome things that may look totally impossible.
This revolutionary knowledge can change your life completely
Are you ready for the truth?
What can faith do in a person?
Faith can turn things around, even in the darkest night. Do you believe that?
Are you satisfied?
Just think if you can say at the end of your life: “That was far better than I ever thought it would be!”
Are you catching the “little foxes”?
It’s all about stopping the small thoughts before they become big problems.
We can be changed completely!
The greatest promise that God has given us is that we can be changed completely!
Repentance and the forgiveness of sins
The first step towards a new and meaningful life.
This is the only thing that decides your happiness
In every situation, there is one thing you can control.
Where do you go when you need comfort?
We all have things or people we turn to when we need comfort. But do you get true and lasting comfort?
Do I have any reason to become discouraged?
Satan comes with discouraging thoughts that it will never succeed for you. Do you need to listen to him?
How can people see the Word of life in you?
Jesus spoke words of life that could save people. His authority came from doing the Word. We can get the same authority.
A hopeful future
When our hope is in Christ, we have a hope for a future in the greatest and eternal glory.
Selfish love or God’s love: Which do you have?
What are the motives and results of my love? Do I have a love that only thinks about myself or a life-giving, unselfish love?
Our body, soul and spirit need to be saved – what does that mean?
God wants to lead our spirit to peace and rest. Will we let Him do it?
School face, church face, home face
Why do you do or say certain things? Are you worrying about what others might think? Do you want to be free?
What is a Monday morning Christian?
Isn’t what you do as a Christian on Monday the most important question?
Fruits of the Spirit: Kindness and gentleness
Kindness and gentleness are fruits of the Spirit. The Bible is full of people who had these fruits in their lives, and they are examples for us to follow!
Praying with need and thanksgiving
Do you pray in the way that the Bible says you should pray?
Why it is important to keep things simple
We mustn’t let Satan make things difficult for us.
Righteous judgment or evil judgment – help or destruction
There is judgment that is a help, and there is a judgment that is corrupt and harmful. One is light and one is dark. Read more here!
The message of the cross: practical Christianity
An extremely good life that can be lived by anyone, anywhere, anytime. If you really want it.
For people who want to make a difference
There is a battle we have to fight, a battle against sin – which is the root of all suffering.
Be kind to one another
We all have very good reason to be kind to one another and show compassion and understanding!
A bright future with the cross of Christ
How can the future be positive and bright when all the news is so negative?
What do the different names of Jesus tell us about Him?
In the Bible, Jesus has been given many different names. Did you ever think about what some of these names and titles mean to us personally?
"We have seen His star in the East..."
Do we know that God is always very near to us? Every day, throughout our whole life?
How great is the Son of God!
Have you thought about Jesus, God’s only Son, and what He did so that we could be His brothers and sisters?
Jesus, our Saviour
At Christmas we think of our Saviour. But what does that mean for us?
Do you realise how hurtful your words can be?
It’s easy to send messages through social media. But have you thought about the results?
What does the Bible say about forgiving others?
The Bible is very clear about forgiving others. But why is it so important, and how will I be able to forgive them?
Soul and spirit: What is the difference?
God has given every person a soul and a spirit. What is the difference between these two?
Are you feeling guilty because you are tempted?
We do not need to feel guilty when we are tempted. Here’s why …
Is your life an example of the truth?
People must be able to see God’s word in our life.
Rahab: A Bible story of faith and action
A message of hope for anyone who feels like they aren’t good enough.
The narrow way
The narrow way is the way to life. It means giving up something – but the results are amazing!
Be full of joy: The joy of victory in trials
How can James say that we should be “full of joy” in our trials? How can suffering be joyful?
The spirit of the Antichrist: Rejecting the cornerstone
Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the Living God, and it is on this rock that the Church is built.
“If you love Me, keep My commandments”
What is God’s purpose for me? What is God’s will for my life?
How important is it to “run away”?
How badly do you want to overcome your sinful lusts and desires? Are you willing to run away from these sins until you get what you truly want – victory over them?
The dangers of backbiting and gossip
Words are very powerful. They can build up or break down, encourage or destroy.
Evil suspicion is totally different from the example left by Christ, and comes from a lack of love. But there is a way out of these evil thoughts!
Faith and discouragement – complete opposites
Do I believe that the Christian life as it is described in the Bible is possible? It is so easy to become discouraged.
Backbiting: Do you practise this evil habit?
It’s shocking how often people do this without thinking about how ungodly it is.
Being honest with yourself
Do I need to completely change the way I read some of the verses in the Bible? Have I been reading them wrong all this time?
How to overcome pride – the root of all sin
Pride is a sin that affects every person.
This is the day the Lord has made!
Each day is a rich and precious gift from God, with new grace and new opportunities.
How can I resist social pressure?
How can I stop being so easily influenced to doing what I know is wrong?
Why is this happening to me?
Have you ever thought this when you come in hard or difficult situations?
Am I bound by what others think of me?
Seeking praise from people causes a lot of unrest, but it lies deeply in every human being. How can we become free from it?
They sacrificed their sons and their daughters to idols
Almost all Christians look up to what is great, and they want their children to become great in the world. But this is not what God wants for us!
Jesus is the way – the narrow way
Jesus said that there are few who find the narrow way. Do you know how to find it or more importantly, how to walk on it?
Can anything good come from anything evil?
To do something good, I must first be set free from evil.
What kind of example am I for others?
Am I someone that others can look up to, even when I’m tempted to anger or impure thoughts?
The fire of Pentecost
At Pentecost, the disciples were baptised with the Holy Spirit and fire. Without this fire there can be no unity.
“You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you”
This is probably one of the most well-known Bible verses in connection with Pentecost, but what is the purpose of this power?
Ascension Day: The most hopeful promise for all of us!
Ascension Day, which is 40 days after Easter Sunday, has been celebrated by the church from the early centuries AD – with good reason
Chosen by God: What are we chosen for?
We are God’s chosen people, chosen before He made the world. Do you believe it? Are you living it?
Born again to a living hope
When Jesus was raised up from the dead and the Holy Spirit came, it gave hope for all His disciples – including you and me! Read more!
Easter: A new time has begun
People celebrate Easter in many different ways, but hopefully you and I will also stop and think about the real meaning of Easter.
The three who were crucified and their followers
Three men were crucified together on Calvary, but the day ended with three very different results. Who is your example?
Sarah: She believed that God would keep His promise
It would have been totally normal for Sarah not to believe that she would have a son … after all, she was 90 years old.
Our life is like a journey in an unknown country
We all know that our time on earth is short. What will we have gained in that time?
Look at yourself through God’s eyes
God sees you as precious and unique and of great value. How do you see yourself?
How the mighty power of faith helps us
Do you know how faith in God changes your life?
26 Bible verses to help you fight against worry and stress
There can be so many reasons why we are tempted to worry, but we have the greatest power in the universe on our side!
How Satan tricks God’s people
When Satan works among God’s people, he uses their natural desires and the things that are attractive to them.
Here’s how to find the way out of temptation
God has a way out for us in every single temptation. But it is not written that the temptation goes away …
Why it is the best for yourself to overcome evil with good
It’s common to want to defend ourselves if we think we are treated badly. But is that the way Jesus taught us to go?
His name is Wonderful
Do you believe in miracles? What does a miracle look like to you?
Prayer: As natural as breathing
Why is prayer so important for a believer?
Do you love righteousness like Jesus loves righteousness?
Jesus described it as a hunger and thirst for righteousness.
Am I drinking from unclean water or a pure well?
When I think of my calling as a Christian, how interested am I in actually achieving it?
Do you know what God’s plans for you are?
It is by faith in God that we come to the future that He has planned for us.
The amazing things the Spirit can do for you!
Have you experienced the amazing power that comes when you are filled with the Spirit?
Our high and holy calling
As Christians we have a very high and holy calling, and that is not at all dependent on our education or background or race!
Looking down on the lowly is to insult God
The way we think about and treat the needy, the lowly and those that the world looks down on, shows what we think about God, the Creator.
What does it mean for me to be a disciple of Jesus?
Jesus is no longer here on earth in person, so how do I become His disciple? How do I follow Him and live close to Him?
What is the peace that Jesus gives?
The final goal in this life is to have rest and peace in all circumstances, in all kinds of difficulties. How do we get this kind of peace?
Is Jesus your first love?
It’s good for us to examine ourselves to see if Jesus is still the first in our lives.
Did you know that Jesus’ life can become your life?
Being obedient to the words that Jesus spoke will lead us to a life in all its fullness, to eternal life.
Worrying is a waste of time!
“Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life??” Matthew 6:27 (NRS).
Sowing and reaping: making the right choices
Life is full of choices. You will reap what you sow – so, choose life!
3 areas every Christian warrior should put all their focus on
Many sins are directly connected to these three main points.
How to get through the minefield of our flesh
Our time here on earth with a sinful human nature, can be like traveling through a minefield. How do we get safely through it?
No one can serve two masters
Whom do you follow? Be honest with yourself. Did you know that your answer to this all-important question decides how your eternity will be?
Sin starts with the little things
The path of my life is made up of the day-to-day choices I make.
What would you do if Jesus asked you to give up everything?
It could have gone very differently for the “rich young ruler” if he had chosen to give up everything for Jesus’ sake.
The dangers of a little impurity
Just how dangerous is a little impure thought?
Who is the enemy and why should we fight it?
What must we overcome? Why is it so bad?
Is Christ really the ruler of your heart?
What kind of life do you think a person will lead, if Jesus is his true Lord and Master, all the time?
Jesus: Pioneer, Forerunner
If Jesus is our Forerunner, it must mean that there are others who follow after Him.
The spirit of the Antichrist: The deception of beautiful words
We are so easily deceived by clever words and good appearances and led away from the truth of the gospel, instead of looking at the spirit behind the outward appearance.
The spirit of the Antichrist: Denying that Jesus came in the flesh
Did you know that in everything we do, people will either see the life of Christ or the life of Satan in us?
The spiritual centre of gravity
What are your thoughts attracted to throughout the day?
Follow your dream or follow your calling?
There is one path that has never disappointed anyone who chooses it. Do you think that to follow your dream is that path? Or is there something more?
When judging is a very important part of Christian life
There are times when the commandment “Judge not” doesn’t apply.
Aren’t Christians supposed to follow Christ?
How can we humans follow Christ, the Son of God?
How you can become a very effective evangelist
The key to becoming the best evangelist you can be.
How can I become a true Christian?
There is a huge difference between people who call themselves Christians. How many can we say are truly glorifying God with the lives they live?
No one has to sin!
Temptation is a testing of my faith. This is a very exciting life.