The identifying mark of a true believer in Christ is love. Giving love, selfless love, the kind of love that Jesus Himself gives out. If we learn from Jesus, if we’re His disciples, we will learn to love like He does. And oh, the world needs this kind of love!
Distractions often keep us from focusing on God. Our minds wander. We wonder why our relationship with God feels distant.In addition to busy schedules and heavy work loads, distractions come in many forms. Some distractions are external to our environment and lifestyle. Others are internal, rooted in our thinking and emotions. Find practical tips for staying focused in your Bible reading as well as encouragement to trust God to develop your spiritual concentration.
We pour time and energy into relationships, service, and work, giving to others. When we try to give what we neglect to receive, it doesn’t take long to find ourselves stranded on detours of disappointment, bitterness, or resentment.