We need to rely on the power of the Holy Spirit rather than on our ability to understand sermons. It is necessary to prepare the heart to seek spiritual growth through every service.
A person can accept a faith that he thinks is best, and once he decides that it is worth holding on to for the rest of his life, he will consistently pursue the life given by that faith, “following the requirements of the truth to deal with his whole life”.
I received emails from two readers that they confessed they sinned so much that they were punished by God. Xiao Cao felt sinful after she failed to get a job. Xiao Zhang felt guilty after the breakup with his girlfriend. However, that reveals their misunderstanding of themselves and God.
If it comes to "how to regain our strength", you must ask yourself why you lost your strength. Is it because of a lack of strength, or decline in strength? Is it because the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak? Or because of a loss of motivation and hope? If so, why is this happening?
Recently, something happens in the wechat group. Some people claim to be brothers and sisters who believe in the Lord, and ask for financial help in the Christian groups. They usually send a tragic picture in the group with a short description, and then "beg for help!", which caused chaos in the group.
When the people of Israel went to conquer Jericho, they went around the city for the first six days, and on the seventh day the wall collapsed. There needs to be a quantitative accumulation to make a qualitative change. So it is the same when we fight against sin.
Looking back on the pandemic, throughout the outbreak it is amazing to see that we seem to have lost something, something precious. It is not something physical, but an awareness, an awareness of God.
In mining areas which pose great security to workers, the miners have established a deep friendship with God in the 30 years of struggling with faith.
I can't remember how long Peace has stayed in the room we prepared for her. With her living at home, I feel more at ease.
Let our lives sow the new seeds, accept irrigation from the Holy Spirit, nurture in the Words and the truth, bear plenty spiritual fruits and become a victory soldier of Christ.