Category Archives: Practical Beliefs

The Secret.

  The Secret, was a popular book written in 2006 by Rhonda Byrne. The book attempts to explain the natural law of attraction. Its primary claim is, if we think and visualize negative thoughts and feeling, and verbalize them, this is what we will inevitably attract. Inversely, if we think and visualize positive thoughts and …

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How to understand God’s trinity.

Is it possible to really understand the Holy Trinity? I have heard some theologians say it is just not possible for man to fully comprehend. God is infinitely wiser and more complex than we can fully understand. But he does want us to seek him, and ask him for wisdom and understanding, in things concerning …

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Sowing the seed.

              Many TV evangelist spend a majority of their air time speaking about the importance of sowing a seed, in order to have financial success in the life of the giver. The more we give, the greater our harvest will be. Give until it hurts they claim. They also …

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God helps those who help themselves.

Is it true that God helps those who help themselves. This is an age old saying, and many think it comes from the Bible.  It is actually quite the opposite of what the word of God teaches. This is not to say we should sit on our hands and do nothing, in the face of …

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How to know truth from a lie.

There is an old saying that seeing is believing. If someone tells us something we can choose to believe it or not. This is often based upon what we know about the person. If they are prone to telling lies in the past, we might be skeptical that they are telling the truth this time. …

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How to remain calm in difficult times.

It is not easy to remain calm and trust in God, during difficult times. Our human nature is to panic, and try and take control of the situation. The fact is, during the most trying times we face, we usually have the least amount of  influence on the situation. If the nation we live in …

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In God we trust.

    I find I still have trouble with idols.  Anything we put our trust in above Jesus becomes an idol for us.  For me I always fall back on trusting money, or not trusting when there is lack of it. I came across a verse in Isaiah that spoke to me about this problem. …

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Can we feel younger as we grow older?

Is it possible to grow older, and yet feel younger?  Man has been in search for the fountain of youth since time began.  Science now believes that with the proper diet, nutrient supplements and replacement surgery a man or woman could possibly live for centuries. God’s purpose for us, I do not believe, is to …

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How to know if God is talking to you.

How can we know if God is talking to us? Can we rely on a voice in our head being the Holy Spirit, guiding and directing us? Often I have read or heard, someone saying God spoke to them.  At times, TV evangelist appear to get a message from God, concerning money or financial advice. …

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Giving thanks.

THE KING AND HIS FRIEND An African king had a close friend who had the habit of remarking “this is good”, about every occurrence in life no matter what it was. One day the king and his friend were out hunting. The king’s friend loaded a gun and handed it to the king,  alas he …

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