Questions & Answers

How can I trust God more?

The more we pursue God, the more we will trust Him. In some ways, it’s no different than learning to trust a friend or a spouse. The more we learn about them, the better we will understand their characters, which will translate into greater trust. The better we understand the characteristics of our great God and Savior, the greater our trust will be in Him when we face difficult circumstances.

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What is the abundant life God promises?

The abundant life that God promises is not something we have to wait to experience until we get to Heaven. We can experience abundant life in Christ now. This life is found in an ever-growing, personal, and loving relationship with the Lord. The abundant life is different from salvation in that salvation is a gift we receive, but the abundant life is a gift we pursue.

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Why is the Church called the body of Christ?

A human body has many members with different functions, but only one head. Metaphorically speaking, the Church and Christ work together in a similar fashion. In the same way that the head directs the rest of the body in how to move, Christ also instructs His body, the Church. Ephesians 5:23 says, “For the husband is head of the wife, as also Christ is head of the church; and He is the Savior of the body.”

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What does “blessed are the peacemakers” mean?

“Blessed are the peacemakers” is a term that comes from Jesus’ sermon on the mount found in Matthew 5:9. The Bible tells us to seek, make, and live in peace. Being a peacemaker mimics the life of Jesus because it was through Him that we can have peace with God the Father. (See Romans 5:1.)

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What is the armor of God?

The armor of God is a term used by Paul to describe the things that the Christian is to “put on” to pursue righteousness, battle the enemy, and defend the Gospel. You can find this armor listed in Ephesians 6:10-18. By utilizing the armor of God, we can withstand the attacks of the enemy with confidence and peace, in faith and strength, all of which come from the Lord and His Spirit within us.

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How can I fight spiritual warfare?

There are two ways to fight spiritual warfare. 1) The proper utilization of the Word of God and 2) the powerful utilization of prayer. Both must fall under the context of being fully surrendered to the Holy Spirit. On our own, we are powerless to fight, but through the power and leadership of the Holy Spirit, we can live in victory.

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What is prayer?

Simply stated, prayer is a conversation between a person (or people) and God. Prayer is a gift from God that can be used in the life of a Christian for much more than just asking for things. It is personal, powerful, and pertinent to the life of every believer.

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Is prayer powerful?

Prayer is one of the most powerful blessings Christians receive from the Lord. There is a right and wrong way to pray. When done right, prayer in the life of a Christian can accomplish wonderful things. A strong prayer life mimics the life of Jesus.

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What is God’s grace?

God's grace can be described as the undeserved favor of God toward man. This favor cannot be earned or purchased; it can only be accepted, like when someone gives you a gift. Grace is a gift given in love and accepted by faith.

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What does spiritual warfare mean?

Spiritual warfare is the constant battle Christians fight against unseen enemies. Those enemies are Satan, his followers (demons), and sin. This battle is fought both inwardly (against our own sinful natures) and outwardly (in defense of the Gospel and to care for others).

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