Enlightenment Comes From the Spirit of Christ
Generally, enlightenment pertains to the end of suffering or dissatisfaction. Yet while most would agree on this definition, the manner as to how we achieve enlightenment varies according to different perspectives.
The achievement of enlightenment in Christianity certainly varies from those of non-Biblical interpretations. These non-Biblical interpretations suggest that each one of us are . . .
We Don’t Need to Hear a Voice from God—Loud or Still
You would hear of people claiming that they are doing what they do because God spoke to them. Others would also say that it is God’s “voice” that guides them. Yet in my life of faith I have learned that this path can lead to frustration instead of actual accomplishment.
You see, people who say that they hear God speak to them would also explain that they are not actually hearing an au . . .
Transformational Repentance Causes Personal Redemption
What is repentance? The common answer describes it as recognizing that one has sinned and consequently feeling remorse. Yet repentance as described in the Word is deeper in meaning. The Bible illustrates repentance as a transition from dependence on oneself to a dependence on God.
This change is very meaningful since repentance involves a submission of ourselves to God. We entrust to him ou . . .
Elimination for Spiritual Growth
There are many ways for us to grow spiritually. One of them is elimination. Yet this process is often underrated or totally neglected because our perspectives are limited in terms of what constitutes spiritual growth. Many focus on constant prayer or frequent church attendance without considering other methods.
But how exactly is elimination a step toward growing spiritually? When we speak . . .
Which God Do You Believe In?
If you are asked which God you believe in, what would you say? Many people would find it easy to answer, naming their own God. But faith is more complicated than meets the eye. One important aspect that contributes to the complexity is the concept of creator and creation.
The Word tells us that God is our creator and through him all things were made. That as a statement is simple. Yet there . . .