Spiritual Life

How do I handle materials such as songs or books which are not Spirit-filled, but necessary for my academics or career?

Obviously, we are surrounded by materials that have no bearing to our spiritual heritage or God’s purpose for our lives. Some of these are recommended texts in schools and are helpful in our respective career paths. Examples of such materials are books that center on motivation, among others. There is nothing wrong with using those…

Spiritual Life

How can you reach out to friends who are Christians, but are yet to hear about this gospel of TRUTH?

Before reaching out to anyone about the message of “THE TRUTH” you must make sure that you understand the Truth to an extent…and have given yourself to the obedience of the Truth as well. This is important because to effectively reach out to anyone about this gospel of the Truth, you need wisdom, which only…

Spiritual Life

How do I know when I am not growing in Christ, even when I love going for meetings and listening to the Word?

Naturally, as long as you are eating healthy, there is a very high likelihood of growth. In the case of spiritual things our food is the Word of Truth which we receive via preaching and teaching. Love for meetings and listening to the Word indicates healthy development. (1Pet 2:2). You may not be able to…

Spiritual Life

Let’s say I find myself in a gathering for example, a family morning devotion where God’s Word is watered down. Am I supposed to chip in comments even when I know it would most likely lead to arguments?

The fact that you see a fault does not necessarily mean you have the authority or wisdom to bring about correction. Most of the time, we correct just to display our seemingly “superior knowledge”. Many of us still lack the spiritual stature needed to turn hearts from error. Most times the best and only thing…