GrowingBigInGod

Teaching, Helping and Encouraging Spiritual Growth

Are You Holy?

It has always been a challenge for Christians to live out their faith. Mankind’s nature resists and opposes God’s ways. As mankind’s collective resistance to God grows deep roots, a culture develops that operates within it’s own humanistic terms and this becomes the accepted norm.

As the culture moves farther and farther away from God the pressure to conform to this world’s ideas and standards (or lack thereof) becomes stronger and stronger. The pressure for Christians to soften their strong stands based on God’s Word is never-ending.  Continue Reading →

Why Does God Forgive Us?

Sin is a terrible thing. God describes sin as “deceitful.” Sin is truly appealing, but in the end it destroys. How many impulsive things have you done to satisfy that immediate urge and then spent a lifetime regretting it? Sin is deceitful.

The appeal of sin is often times more powerful than your ability to resist. The fact is, all people (including Christians) are attracted to sin and this makes it hard to resist. Can you identify? Continue Reading →

The Value of Good Friends

One of the greatest blessings God gives to His children is friends. Every believer needs close Christian friends. Being close to someone with like beliefs allows you to be yourself. Not only can you just be you, and express your true thoughts and feelings without hesitancy or fear of misunderstanding, but a good friend also brings accountability into your life. It’s sort of like God putting that “special” person, or persons into your life that help you deal with life and make right decisions and do the right things.  Continue Reading →

Turn Your Troubles Into Blessings

Here is something I have experienced in my life that I am sure you have experienced as well. When you are in the middle of a rough patch it seems like it will never end. And the longer these problems hang around, the bigger they seem to be. Can you identify?

God knows how you tick; He made you. He knows you will have many problems and troubles in this life, and He knows that you will struggle with them. Continue Reading →