Category: Repent

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Our primary spiritual battle is not with evil spirits

The term, “spiritual warfare”, can conjure up images of an epic battle in heaven between God’s angels and Satan and his demons (Revelation 12:7). Alternatively, we may see spiritual warfare as attacks on followers of Jesus Christ to hinder God’s work on earth (1 Thessalonians 2:17-18). While these are both...

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What God’s Word says about traditional Asian beliefs and customs

Asians have rich traditional beliefs and customs that have been passed down the generations. The Bible also talks about traditions within a Christian context. For example, we are to pray in Jesus’ name, fast, take part in communion, and be baptised, all of which have important spiritual significance for believers....

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Identifying laziness and learning to overcome

In the hypercompetitive, stressful world we live in, it is possible to look at the outward signs of inertia in someone and jump to the conclusion that they are just being lazy when in reality, there could be various other reasons. How do we recognise genuine laziness and what does...

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The sin of pursuing what’s good

The idea of sinning against God by seeking to do something good seems irrational, maybe even ridiculous. Yet God’s Word warns us about being presumptuous. God’s ways and thoughts are higher than ours. His sovereign will can involve us doing something completely counter-intuitive, and the Bible is littered with such...