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 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 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

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 67

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 67: God commands you to be care-full of people’s lives. Photo by Cassidy Phillips on Unsplash “You must not murder.” Exodus 20:13 NLT The sixth command of the ten written in stone is: You shall not kill people. The original Hebrew can refer to the accidental taking … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 67

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 64

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 64: God calls you to respect authority. Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash “Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and you shall keep my Sabbaths: I am the Lord your God. ...” Leviticus 19:3 ESV At the heart of the fifth commandment … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 64

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 39

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 39: All God asks is for you listen. Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash “What is more pleasing to the Lord: your burnt offerings and sacrifices or your obedience to his voice? Listen! Obedience is better than sacrifice...” 1Samuel 15:22 NLT From the beginning, the only requirement … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 39