Preachers often quote Romans 12:2 to remind us what we need for a radical transformation—but what does it look like to renew our minds?
About Philip Roa
Philip is a life-long student of God's Word. He co-authored a book in 2018, creates SEO articles as part of his day job, and is passionate about writing to help others live out Scripture accurately.
Outside of writing, Philip is son to Nando and Carol, brother to John, boyfriend to Larisse, a discipleship leader, and podcast member. He also enjoys watching informative videos, caring for his plants, exercising, and taking naps in his spare time.
Entries by Philip Roa
A couple of years ago, my parents decided to give me a few of their plants to take care of. I wasn’t really a plant person, but I wanted to appreciate their gesture and so accepted (rather begrudgingly) the responsibility of caring for.
It’s not surprising if you feel that the Bible isn’t a book you can run to for advice on modern-day romance.
Nevertheless, there are some Biblical principles that we can discerningly apply to our romantic pursuits.
Did you ever hear these lines growing up?
“Stop being so _________! Jesus would never do that!”
“Don’t say/do that! You’re behaving like an unbeliever!”
But is that really what the Bible tells us about Jesus? Is He the Lord of “good vibes only”?
When I first became a follower of Christ, my life completely changed. I felt I was finally where I was meant to be, that God had chosen me and was helping me grow spiritually.
But when things started going downhill, I only had this thought: I surrendered my life to God! Why is it such a horrible mess now?
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