3 Things That God Requires from Us

 

What is the measure of your success as a Christian? What is God looking for in His children? If you’ve been a Christian for a while, you may have heard the following:

“God wants you to glorify Him in everything you do.”

“You need to find God’s perfect will for your life and follow it.”

“God commands you to love your neighbour as yourself.”

While all of these statements are Biblically accurate, they can all be summarized in one brief verse from the prophet Micah.

“He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?” (Micah 6:8)

Let’s take a closer look at 3 things that God requires from us.

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Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Joy (+ Biblical Tips to Beat It)

 

With Christmas just a few short weeks away, most of us will be tempted to get stressed out at some point. Faced with a thick gift list, a thin bank account, and a lengthy list of extra responsibilities, we may feel overwhelmed. 

However, God’s commands to rejoice (Philippians 4:4), cast all our cares on Him (1 Peter 5:7), and trust Him with all our hearts (Proverbs 3:5) don’t just apply when life goes smoothly. They also apply when your car breaks down, when the bills pile up, and when you feel you can’t go one step further.

No matter what circumstances you are facing, you don’t have to be stressed out. 

Read on to find out what stress steals from you (+ Biblical tips to beat it). Read more…



What Peter Teaches Us About God’s Grace

One of the early Church’s greatest leaders. Writer of two New Testament epistles. Disciple of Jesus Himself. Fisherman by trade.

 

Yet we could also describe this man as impetuous, quick-tempered, and cowardly. Under pressure, he caved and denied his Lord—not once, but three times. His name was Simon Peter, and we can learn much from his life.

Here’s what Peter teaches us about God’s grace.

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