If we get our minds off of ourselves and get our minds on our brother's and sisters, and especially our minds in worship on the Lord Jesus Christ...
You can't walk by faith when you're trying to walk by sight and hold on to where you are and who you are.
We see that the life of faith is not easy, but one of dying to that which is dear to us and entrusting ourselves to the Lord.
As we learn to not trust in our own ability, we then constantly live on the reality of Christ living His life in us. That is, the just shall live by faith, as we look unto Jesus.
Paul said, "The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet." One of the ways this happens is by us trusting the LORD in prayer and praying in a way that is dangerous to the devil.
I knew that God had forgiven me and cleansed me and saved me for Jesus' sake.
The last portion of Matthew 25 is not a parable, but an actual description of Judgement Day.
If you're a genuine Christian and your going through a dark, dark place in your life, understand that you will yet praise Him.
Rather I treat you as Jesus has treated me in the Gospel by mercifully forgiving me; that is what Paul is calling us to in Colossians.
I want to impress upon you the reality of an unseen world around us, a spiritual world that most people know absolutely nothing about.
He who owns all will one day come and each of us will give an account for what we did with all that Christ gave to us.
We must be weaned off of dependence on man. We must first learn to cry out to the One who will never turn a deaf ear to our cries.
How much do I really believe that without Him I can do nothing? Here is the answer: I believe it to the degree that I continue steadfastly in prayer.
Why in Hebrews 11 is Rahab singled out for her past sin and called a prostitute? We see here that her background was so sinful that her title has followed her for 3,500 years.