THOUGHTS TO LIVE BY

Line was like an arrow to my heart. “I don’t want to waste Crohn’s.”

Recently, I wrote this piece, “Why I’ve not been Angry at God” encouraging people, when we feel hurt and angry we can either bring this before God and stay connected to him, or turn away from him and begin to let our relationship drift or be severed completely. I raged, protested, moaned and groaned, swinging

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Why I’ve not been Angry at God

Recently I said those words to a group of people: “It is never, ever, right to be angry with God.” As I looked out on the people there was an incredulous look on many faces. This was not landing well. Clearly many did not agree with the statement. This was confirmed in a question and

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Two Aspects. Forgiveness !! Forgetting!!

“For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses , neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” One of the scariest verses in all of Scripture has to be Mathew 6:14–15, where Jesus said. Often seen this is one of those

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“I waited patiently for the Lord; He turned to me and heard my cry.”

“God is my Father!” This cry is being heard evermore frequently in today’s world. Believers often ask, “What is God’s will for me?” What do we actually mean when we say we want to know the will of God? It means we want to know His plan for our lives. We want His guidance in specific

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Question: Does man have a free will or not? And if he does, is it for everything?

  Answered by LL Pope Shenouda III in his book “So Many Years With The Problems Of The People-Part-II Theological and Dogmatic Problems. Page 10-15 Answer: There are certain matters which man has no choice. A person has no choice regarding the country in which he was born, the people amidst whom he grew up,

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Question: Can Satan Enter a Church?

Answered by LL Pope Shenouda III in his book “So Many Years With The Problems Of The People-Part-IV -Dogmatic and Ritual Problems”. Page 75-77. Is it possible for Satan to enter a church, one which has been consecrated? And if he can, how could this be so, since the church is supposed to be full

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Does God Ever Refuse to Answer Our Prayers?

Sometimes it does seem like our prayers are just bouncing off the ceiling. But what we feel isn’t always the same as what’s really true. The Bible teaches us that God does answer our prayers (John 16:24). But there are a few things we have to remember: God’s answer may not always be what we were hoping

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“Keeping Jesus the center of our faith”

Faith in the Lord is the first principle of the gospel. It is a spiritual gift, and it is necessary to our salvation. King Benjamin declared, “Salvation come to none … except it be through repentance and faith on the Lord Jesus Christ”. Many scriptural stories tell how great things were accomplished through faith. By faith

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“Do not judge.”

Many people conclude that making judgments on anyone (especially coming from Christians) is wrong because the Bible says “judge not” (Matthew 7:1). It’s time Christians started taking Jesus’ command to ‘judge not’ more seriously. Perhaps our familiarity with it is due to the fact many of us insist on judging others. We are willing to

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“Mary did you know” a painting

“Mary did you know” a painting by “Rijo Geevarghese” and how i read it.   My name is Mariam Samir, a member of Coptic Church and studying Coptic arts along with Rijo Geevarghese. This is my view on a painting made by my friend Rijo. The Painting seems to be simple , with few colours

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