3 Reasons God Is Allowing You to Struggle

Philippians 3:7-11

Why does God allow us to struggle? One of the best men to look at when seeking to answer this question is the Apostle Paul.

Paul struggled a lot in his life and ministry. Thankfully he was also very open about his struggles. By studying what Paul wrote in the Bible, we can discover at least three reasons God allows us to struggle.

5 Types of Guys You Should Avoid as a Christian Woman

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Matthew 7:17

What type of guy should a Christian woman look for if she wants to date and get married one day? While there are many qualities of a godly man that a Christian woman should look for in a husband, it is just as important to know what type of qualities you do not want to see in a guy.

So what are some Christian dating red flags that a woman should look for when she is interested in dating a man? Here are 5 types of guys Christian women should avoid.

Abusing Grace

4 Common Ways Grace Is Abused

absuing God's grace

Romans 6:15

If you were forced to explain the difference between Christianity and every other religion that has ever existed, you could do so in many ways, but also with just one word, “grace.” Grace is God’s gift. Grace is undeserved. Everything good God gives us, including our very salvation, is through Jesus Christ and then given to us in grace. Grace, however, can be abused so easily.

3 Facts About the New Nature that Will Change Your Life

Romans 6:4

What does Romans 6:4 mean

Romans 6:4

Martin Loyd Jones said, “Sanctification proceeds as we are led by the Holy Spirit to draw deductions from the doctrine of justification. Do you long to be holy? Do you long to have victory over sin in your mortal body? How can you do so? First, understand the doctrine. You cannot ‘work out your salvation with fear and trembling’ (Philippians 2:12-13) if we are unclear about the doctrine of salvation.”

What Does the Bible Say About Putting Yourself Down?

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Romans 7:24-25

The Bible says we must put ourselves last if we hope to be a servant to all and reflect Christ (Mark 9:35). What that does not mean, however, is that we must “put ourselves down.”

Negative self-talk, hatred of self, and putting yourself down are not commands found in the Bible. So what does the Bible say about putting yourself down?