GrowingBigInGod

Teaching, Helping and Encouraging Spiritual Growth

Getting A Handle On Bad Thoughts

Ever struggle with thoughts that you are grateful no one else can see? Yikes! What a horrifying thought! But, it can’t be helped. Every person is born with a flawed human nature. Along with this come desires and cravings for things that are totally inappropriate and damaging to your relationship with God. These sinful thoughts come whether you like it or not. They just come. They are part of your human condition.

The question is, “How do you respond to these awful secret thoughts?” Do you entertain them and let them grow into sinful acts that separate you from God, or do you fight them off and protect your relationship with God? Continue Reading →

Be Content and Live longer

One of the hard things to achieve in life is contentment. To be content is to be OK with who you are and what you have. A contented person is not always desiring something they don’t have or getting tired of what they do have and wanting something different. To be content means to be satisfied.

It’s pretty hard to be content with your life if you are always looking at what you don’t have and dreaming of having something else. Continue Reading →

You Are Not Invisible To God

Have you ever felt like you don’t matter? It’s like you exist but nobody seems to care. You feel like are invisible. For those who have gone through this, or are going through this right now, you know that this is a very sad and lonely place to be. It makes you feel unimportant, irrelevant, worthless and totally unloved. Can you identify?

When you are in a place like this, what can you do? Where can you get the understanding, encouragement, care and love that can restore you and lift you up? Continue Reading →

Do You Ever Feel Distant From God?

As a Christian have you ever felt like you are on your own? Do you ever feel like God is far away and disinterested in the details of your life? Do you ever feel like there is really no plan for your life but you are just living out a boring day to day routine with no particular direction? As a Christian what does God advise to counter these feelings?

Psalm 37:23-24 NLT The Lord directs the steps of the godly. Continue Reading →