GrowingBigInGod

Teaching, Helping and Encouraging Spiritual Growth

Are You Wise Or Are You Foolish?

Don’t we live in a confused world? In our world today confusion reigns. Right has become wrong, wrong has become right. Good has become bad and bad has become good. Morality has become personal. It is whatever you choose to make it. Whatever suits you is “moral” these days. Everybody is on their own when it comes to standards to live by.

However, in spite of the blurring of the lines between good and evil and right and wrong, there is a morality that remains unshakably rooted in standards of truth and righteousness. 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 →

What To Do Until Jesus Returns

All Christians look forward to Jesus’ return and the eternal life and rewards that He promises those who love Him. But what about now? What does God want you to do as you wait for His return?

In the book of Hebrews God gives us insight as to what it is we should be doing as we live in this world awaiting the day when Jesus returns for His people.

Therefore by Him (Jesus) let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. 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 →