Faith

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3 Beliefs We Wrongly Hold About Jesus

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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”?
A man is standing on the rock formation

4 Myths About Being Chosen by God

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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?
A girl is waiting for someone

Will I Miss Out If I Wait on God?

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Whenever I don’t know which option is better, I know I can seek answers from the Bible and consult trusted elders and friends in church. But when it comes to the latter—committing to make the “better” choice, it becomes a matter of will: would I be willing to make the “better” choice?
Christmas Carolling

Rediscovering the Hope of Christ Through Carols

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Considering how often I hear Christmas carols, I’ve only just realised that I don’t really pay close attention to its words. It was during a recent chapel service at my university, when we sang “O Holy Night”, that the lyrics struck me
A man is feeling not bitter and pondering on something.

Why Should I Forgive Those Who Aren't Sorry?

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Have you ever forgiven someone who isn’t sorry for the way they hurt you?  After my 13th birthday, one of my parents started struggling with alcoholism. It was a scary and destabilising period. By the time I was 15, I discovered I held a lot of hate in my heart for this parent, and had traded my hope for healing with revenge.
A woman fall asleep when reading bible

What if I Just Don't Want to Read the Bible or Pray?

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Should I pray? Read the Bible? I knew I had been neglecting these, but when I finally had the time, I just wanted to plop into bed and scroll my phone. Then the next day comes, and it’s the same thing all over again.
A woman looking out of the window with a mixed feeling during Christmas.

Celebrating Christ in the Shadow of Miscarriage

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With “merry lattes” to go and gingerbread settlements taking over window displays, it is safe to say another Christmas has come calling. Yet, for me, it’s also another Christmas in the shadow of disease, social distancing, and degrees of despair.
a girl is greeting with a church member who coming to the church

How I Got into Ushering as An Introvert

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Earlier this year, I signed up for something I didn’t think I would normally do—ushering. Being an introvert, I felt nervous at the thought of approaching fellow members to greet them.
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I’m a Woman and I’m Addicted to Porn

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It took a long time before I recognised my addiction for what it was, and even longer before I could consider myself an addict. I thought I was just someone who liked to read a lot.