What does it cost to be a disciple of Jesus?
There are many people who come to Jesus. But not many of them become disciples.
Repentance and the forgiveness of sins
The first step towards a new and meaningful life.
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?
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?
How can we see ourselves as dead to sin?
We are all tempted to sin, but if we want to overcome sin, we need to take action!
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!
What does the Bible say about love?
“He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.” 1 John 4:8.
A plan of action against depression
This is what pulled me out of a dangerous pit of depression during a very difficult time in my life.
How I found meaning in my life
It can be hard to find the meaning of life when every day is just passing by the same as the one before, until you start looking at life in a completely new way.
Why did God create me?
God wanted us to be alive, but for what reason?
Blaming others for my own mistakes
We all know that blaming others never helps the situation, yet this way of reacting lies in our nature from the beginning …
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?
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?
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.
What you need to know about temptation
Is it possible to be tempted and not know it? Is it possible to sin without knowing? What does it mean to be tempted?
Why won’t God listen to me?
Have you ever felt that sometimes God doesn’t listen to you? Why does God not want to answer your prayers?
How can I say that I have been crucified with Christ?
This is the key to overcoming sin in our life!
What does it mean to take up your cross daily?
Jesus said that to be His disciple, you have to “take up your cross daily”. How can you do that?
How can I get my prayers answered?
God hears more than my prayer, He sees the desire of my heart. What does He have to see in my heart to answer my prayers?
Why should I forgive someone who isn't sorry?
It can be hard enough to forgive someone who is sorry …
Godly love—is it a feeling?
How can Jesus command us to love people? How can you make yourself love someone else?
What is the fruit of the Spirit?
The fruit of the Spirit is godly nature (love, patience, goodness, etc.) that becomes my nature when I die to sin.
The simple secret that stops stress
Sometimes it can feel like there is pressure coming from all directions.
What does the Bible say about jealousy?
It is not a sin to be tempted to be jealous, but if you let it live and grow, it can destroy your life.
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?
Can God really forgive my past?
The Bible tells us that all our sins can be forgiven. But is this really possible?
Why did Jesus have to die on the cross?
How was Jesus’ crucifixion and sacrifice different from the sacrifices and forgiveness in the Old Covenant?
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.
Look at yourself through God’s eyes
God sees you as precious and unique and of great value. How do you see yourself?
His name is Wonderful
Do you believe in miracles? What does a miracle look like to you?
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?
What does it mean to be a living sacrifice?
Have you ever wondered what it means for you to give your own body as a living sacrifice?
You’ll by faith succeed!
SONG: This is especially for you who are tempted to be discouraged!
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?
Is Jesus your first love?
It’s good for us to examine ourselves to see if Jesus is still the first in our lives.
What is sin?
What is sin – original sin, deeds of the body, sin in the flesh (in our human nature). What is the difference between having sin (having a sinful nature) and doing sin?
3 areas every Christian warrior should put all their focus on
Many sins are directly connected to these three main points.
Has Christ come in the flesh?
If Christ did come in the flesh, in a human nature, what kind of nature was it? Why is that important?
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?
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.
What is the difference between temptation and sin?
It can feel that I become impure when I am tempted. But did I do sin?
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?
What does it mean to get victory over sin?
What does the Bible mean when it says that we should be “more than conquerors?” Who does it speak about when it is written “to him who overcomes?”
What does it mean to fight the good fight of faith?
Paul tells us in 1 Timothy 6:11-14 that having faith means we need to do something. But what does this really mean?
How do I capture every thought?
What do I do with thoughts that are not pleasing to God?
The spiritual centre of gravity
What are your thoughts attracted to throughout the day?
Aren’t Christians supposed to follow Christ?
How can we humans follow Christ, the Son of God?