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Raising Responsible and God-Fearing Children

By  Tewodros   Published on Jul. 24, 2019   Hits: 47


Unless the LORD Builds the House Unless the LORD builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the LORD watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain.  It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest,eating the bread of anxious toil;   for he gives to his beloved sleep.Behold, children are a herita ...



How to manage Temptations - Part 2

By  Tewodros   Published on Sep. 12, 2014   Hits: 2,381

2. The power of the will

The devil literally asked Jesus to jump out of the temple quoting from the word of God to convince him about this insane act. As Christians we should align our will with the will of the father. He told him that it is written in the Bible that no man shall tempt the Lord our God.

Deuteronomy 6:16:  ...



How to manage temptations?

By  Tewodros   Published on Sep. 11, 2014   Hits: 2,334


Do you ever ask your selves what are the major causes of temptations? Do you ever wonder what brings the temptations to us? Do you think how temptations come and even why they come to us? Do you ever wanted to triumph over your temptation? 

The Bible teaches us how to manage temptations on Matthew 4:4. According to the Bible Jesus was tempted by the devil three times. ...



When to Be and Not to Be Angry

By  Tewodros   Published on Sep. 2, 2014   Hits: 2,662


Many men and women of God in the Bible felt the feeling of anger. Mosses and Elisha are examples for this. Mosses didn’t have to break the stone tablets in which the ten commandments of God were written. He was compeled to do it when he saw the Israelites sinning and worshiping idols instead of the most fearsome God while he was away for a while to receive the 10 commandments fr ...



How to deal with Anger?

By  Tewodros   Published on Sep. 1, 2014   Hits: 3,116

In ths life, we may not have seen any other form of feelings and state of mind that weakens the immunity to sin other than this wild, ablazing, agitating kind of feeling known as anger. It causes too much problem for a christian who is separated to live a life of righteousness in Christ. Most of the sins that christians commit are related one way or another to anger. I cannot recall any of ...



Temptation of Sin

By  Fasika   Published on Aug. 22, 2014   Hits: 2,884

The battle of sin takes a great place in a believer’s life. A struggle whether to please us or to please him who had lost everything for us to save us. At times when all we want to do is to sin, there is inner voice calling us to withdraw from taking action and give up into sin.

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The Reason behind Sinning

By  Tewodros   Published on Jul. 24, 2014   Hits: 2,616


Is it because we really want to make God unhappy? Is it because the rebellious nature of our heart? Is it because of bad things happened to us? Do we like to anger God like we want to anger our parents? I believe there are many reasons why we keep rebelling against God.


Sin caused by anger is more permanent than sin caused by our disappointments. Whenever we come face t ...



Conditional Blessing

By  Fasika   Published on Jul. 21, 2014   Hits: 4,475


God set precondition for our blessings in this life but not to our salvation.  Our salvation is pre-destined but not our blessings. Our obedience to the laws of God can determine our blessings but not necessarily our salvation.

Our faith determine our salvation. Does this mean a sinner will inherit the kingdom of God? Definitely not. But we cannot work our salvation by obe ...



Judge no one, not even your self

By  tewodros   Published on Jun. 19, 2014   Hits: 2,660

When Jesus met with that Samaritan woman, she tried to hide her bad personal experience like anybody does. But Jesus told her everything she had gone through. He didn't say that she had lied because she didn't tell the truth. 

 

Here is the thing; y ...



Choosing Our Friends Wisely

By  fasika   Published on May. 5, 2014   Hits: 18,568

Some people are constantly trying to disrespect us and degrade our relationship with God. They can be a good instrument for the evil and to minimize one to one relationship with such kind of people could be one option until we become aware of what is really going on behind them.

Jesus said, "I am not praying for those who belong to the world."

I am praying ...



Sinful Desire

By  tewodros   Published on Apr. 17, 2014   Hits: 3,004

When one convinces himself in following his own selfish desire and seeks one's own pleasure without the permission of the Holy Spirit, he/she couldn’t remember anything at time of trouble. The thought of sinful desire is an idea overwriting and overwhelming the good ones from the Spirit of God. Such kind of person has no common sense and the sense of self-control. Anger, disappointment, fear an ...



What does the Bible says about marriage?

By  tewodros   Published on Apr. 4, 2014   Hits: 3,868


1 Corinthians 7 -

Now I will answer the questions that you asked in your letter. You asked, "Is it best for people not to marry?" Well, having your own husband or wife should keep you from doing something immoral. Husbands and wives should be fair with each other about having sex[fulfill his marital duty to his wife]. A wife ...



God is the Strength of our Soul

By  fasika   Published on Mar. 10, 2014   Hits: 2,901

      

This is the very moment of our lives to seek the face of God. We no longer control how things work around us. We are trying to figure out the direction of our lives. We feel so weak and afraid of the world. How are we going to continue like ...



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