Relationship with others
Becoming more than just a “better” person
I was constantly reacting to things in a way that I hated. Here’s how I found the solution.
Do I have to tell everyone that I am a Christian?
Discovering how good it is to be open and honest about my faith.
Why was it so difficult to be an example at home?
A mother’s honest testimony of how her child’s simple comment showed her the truth about herself.
How can I be happy with those who are happy when I just don't feel like it?
How do I actually become happy with those who are happy, even when I don’t feel like it?
People or God: Whom am I trying to please?
A testimony about living to please God.
Is your faith worth defending?
What are you actually fighting for?
Love is not arrogant and proud
What is the real cause of all disagreements and conflicts?
What one weekend taught me about irritation
Who or what decides if I will become irritated with those around me?
How dangerous are your words?
A film in English class made me think about the effect my words have on those around me.
Mary and Elizabeth's guide to sincere friendship
The story of Mary and Elizabeth in the Bible tells of a wonderful friendship. What made their friendship so solid?
How hard is it to be nice?
The surprising truth about how difficult it is to be nice.
How God taught me to treat difficult people
I’ve learned that the way to be with difficult people is by learning to manage my own reactions.
How can I convince my friends to become Christians?
If you want to convince someone to become a Christian, a faithful life speaks louder than words.
Do not become tired of doing good
What drives us to do the good works that we do?
Advice on how God’s goodness can flow out from you towards others
Do you long to have the fruit of the Spirit?
But what will my friends say…?
Am I free to serve God, or am I bound by what others might think about me?
What to remember when you think you are right
Where do your “opinions” come from – the things you believe and feel so strongly about? Are you always right, and what should you do when you think you are right, but others have a different opinion to you?
What is fellowship?
It is really nice to have fellowship with others. But why is fellowship needed?
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?
“It’s not my fault”
Blaming others is almost as natural as breathing for many people.
The secret to good relationships
Following these three lessons will help you to have good, blessed, healthy relationships!
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!
Is it possible to live like Jesus?
We are human. We sin. Is that the end of the story?
What does the Bible say about love?
“He who does not love does not know God, for God is love.” 1 John 4:8.
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 …
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!
Be kind to one another
We all have very good reason to be kind to one another and show compassion and understanding!
When I feel hurt easily
Not all of us are born emotionally strong, and that’s okay. But here’s what we can do when our thoughts and feelings try to pull us down.
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?
This only takes five seconds …
The great power of thankfulness can change a situation completely.
How I learned to be the real me
Linda found true freedom when she realised that there was only One whom she had to please.
The dangers of backbiting and gossip
Words are very powerful. They can build up or break down, encourage or destroy.
Why should I forgive someone who isn't sorry?
It can be hard enough to forgive someone who is sorry …
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!
Godly love—is it a feeling?
How can Jesus command us to love people? How can you make yourself love someone else?
Backbiting: Do you practise this evil habit?
It’s shocking how often people do this without thinking about how ungodly it is.
How can I resist social pressure?
How can I stop being so easily influenced to doing what I know is wrong?
When I don’t want it to go well with my friends
We all know jealousy is bad. But can I admit that I am actually jealous and not just comparing myself to my friends?
When it goes well for the others
“All things happen for my best.” But how do I practice it in my daily life, like when I’m tempted to be jealous?
From anger to blessing
Rolf: Some people get angry quickly. I am one of them.
Why being bitter only leads to trouble
Bitterness and having something against someone else only drives people away from each other – But there is a solution!
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?
Where do inferiority and superiority complexes come from?
Overcoming inferiority and superiority complexes, feeling that you are either worse or better than others, is no small thing. But, as always, God’s word shows us the way.
Comparison is the thief of joy
There is no joy in measuring my life against anyone else’s.
How can I help?
How I found the way to know the right time, the right words, and the right actions to truly be able to help and bless others.
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.
When judging is a very important part of Christian life
There are times when the commandment “Judge not” doesn’t apply.