The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 106

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 106: Prayer helps you through tests of faith. Photo by Nguyen Dang Hoang Nhu on Unsplash “...And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” Matthew 6:13 ESV The Greek translated as temptation also means a trial or proving, something serving as a test.[1] Temptations … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 106

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 105

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 105: Praying for and receiving forgiveness in Jesus’s name frees you to forgive others. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash “...and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us. ...” Matthew 6:12 NLT Jesus teaches His disciples to ask His Father for … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 105

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 104

107 truths about God, the world, and you.  104: By prayer, you acknowledge your daily need for God’s grace. Photo by montatip lilitsanong on Unsplash “Give us this day our daily bread...” Matthew 6:11 ESV The prayer Jesus teaches consists of six requests in two parts. The first three concern God and His place in … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 104

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 97: Before you take Communion, take time to examine your life. Photo by Firmbee.com on Unsplash Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 87

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 87: Seeing your sin opens the door to life. Photo by valérie faiola on Unsplash Then I said, “It’s all over! I am doomed, for I am a sinful man. I have filthy lips, and I live among a people with filthy lips, yet I have seen … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 87