Sin, like yeast, is potent. It has a way of working
itself into every corner of our lives.
Have you ever asked yourself, Do I have a gentle and quiet spirit? Here's the scoop about what it means to possess that kind of a spirit.
Sometimes we get the
message that because we have tremendous hope in Christ, we should never allow
ourselves to feel emotions like sadness, anger, fear, or even depression. But
this isn't what the Bible teaches.
Do you like to walk? To pray? Does your prayer life feel stymied? If you answered "yes!" to any of these questions, you'll enjoy this really practical conversation.
Yesterday I asked you to vote on whether Sammy or Melanie won the award
for a "gentle and quiet spirit." Are you ready for my vote?
Meet Sammy and Melanie, two very different girls. Which one do you think has a gentle and quiet spirit?
This is what I'm learning: Christ, when He's
really at the center of our lives, encompasses everything. If we try to
schedule Jesus in and "make time" for Bible study, we may actually be living without
There's nothing wrong with make-up, but sometimes make-up becomes a mask. It makes us feel beautiful. We worry about what others would think if they saw us au natural. When that's the case, we've clearly lost sight of the source of true beauty.
Summer vacation is great for hanging out with friends, catching up on sleep, and checking out some great summer flicks, but as the weeks pass all of that free time can lead to trouble.
Here are two more ways the Bible teaches we can hear from God.
Most of us don't hear from God with our physical ears. So how can we hear from God? How can we make sure that we are hearing from Him and not listening to our own voice or the voices of others around us?
This may seem like a silly
question, since you're reading this as a visitor to liesyoungwomenbelieve.com,
but have you heard of the book Lies Young
Yesterday I gave several tips for how to navigate a breakup
with grace. Here are a few more points to ponder.
Breakups hurt. There is something uniquely excruciating
about a broken heart. I guess that's why we spend so much time urging you not
to date until you are ready for marriage. We truly want to spare you the
unnecessary hurt of a painful breakup. But I know that when you are in the
midst of a breakup, the last thing you want to hear is "I told you so." So here
are ten tips for how to navigate a romantic disappointment with grace.
What if we lived in imminent
expectation and excitement for Jesus' return? What if we said "Come Lord Jesus" every day—and meant it? How would it change the way we spoke and thought and used our time if we were counting down?
Erin’s latest book, “True Princess: embracing humility in an all about me world” hits the shelves today. Get the inside scoop from Erin’s interview with LifeWay editor, Pam Gibbs.
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