The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 102

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 102: Your prayers influence the world’s prevailing powers. Photo by Nils Nedel on Unsplash “Your kingdom come...” Matthew 6:10 ESV Jesus teaches His disciples to pray for God’s Kingdom to enter the world. The Greek translated as kingdom doesn’t refer to a physical place with borders, but the ruling … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 102

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 90

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 90: Being attentive to God’s Word blesses you. Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Every word you give me is a miracle word – how could I help but obey? Break open your words, let the light shine out, let ordinary people see the meaning. Psalm 119:129-130 … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 90

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 80

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 80: Your desires effect your freedom. Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; you hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. Psalm 16:5-6 ESV You must not desire someone … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 80

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 78

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 78: Your words represent you and your beliefs about God and the world. Photo by cyrus gomez on Unsplash Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 78

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 77

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 77: God wants you to tell the truth. Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash “...But this is what you must do: Tell the truth to each other. Render verdicts in your courts that are just and that lead to peace. Don’t scheme against each other. Stop your … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 77

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 76

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 76: God wants you to safeguard the reputation of others. Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” Exodus 20:16 ESV In the ninth commandment of the ten written in stone, God warns His people: Do not tell lies about … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 76

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 75

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 75: God wants you to empower others. Photo by Paz Arando on Unsplash “When you harvest the crops of your land, do not harvest the grain along the edges of your fields, and do not pick up what the harvesters drop. It is the same with your … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 75

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 74

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 74: God wants you to trust His provision. Photo by Luisa Brimble on Unsplash The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. Psalm 23:1 NLT At the heart of the eighth commandment – You must not steal – is the call to trust God’s … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 74

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 73

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 73: God calls you to safeguard what belongs to another. Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash “You must not steal.” Exodus 20:15 NLT The eighth commandment of the ten God wrote on stone tablets tells us, “You must not be a thief.” Do not take what … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 73

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 69

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 69: You must not kill people or their dignity. Photo by Anastasia Zhenina on Unsplash For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 69