CHRISTIAN LIFE

 

A Christian Life Is Not An Easy Life, But It Is The Best Life!

The Christian life can sometimes be very difficult, but is worth the end!

If someone tells you that if you become a Christian, all your problems and worries will go away, they have not shared the truth with you! I discovered that the Christian life it is a very rewarding and challenging to live because even though we may proclaim to be a Christian, there are still temptations and other things that make it difficult.
In fact, it can even be harder since living a Christian life means to follow Godly morals which the rest of the world may not follow like lying, cheating, and other sins that give non-believers a so called advantage that Christians do not have the luxury of committing since we know they are sinful. But as a Christian, I can take my problems to Jesus Christ in prayer, talk with other Christians for help, read God’s word (The Bible for answers) and just realize that nothing will happen to me without God allowing it to happen.

 

The good news is that with God working in your life, He can work out all things for the benefit of those who love Him. I would never trade my old life before I became a Christian, for my life now living a Christian life, that is just a fact!  It is crucial to understand that Christians are not sinless, but because of the Holy Spirit in us, we sinless. Below are some suggested guidelines to follow to live a Christian life. ~ Bill Greguska
 

What Does Living A Christian Life Means To You?

 “A Christian sees all men as made in the image of God. All are sinners too, which means that the image is marred, but it is a divine image nonetheless, capable of redemption and therefore to be held in honor.” ~ Elisabeth Elliot

1 Thessalonians 4:11 and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you.

 

Some Of The Basics On Living A Christian Life

Because of the sacrifice, Jesus made for us, and our proclamation that He is our Lord and Savior, we have now entered into a new life for those of us who believe. Below is a list of things that are new that we ought to embrace when one becomes a Christian.

(This is not a complete list, but rather a guideline to help you follow, for a close daily walk with the Lord each day)

  1. Read the Bible each morning  A good place to start is in the book of Proverbs. Do not worry about how much you read, but rather what you can get from your reading.
  2. Pray each day  Have your time talking and listening to what you need to share with God and what God wants you to know.
  3. Trust in God  Your thoughts and feelings can be deceiving, yet God’s word is the truth that you can bank on.
  4. Fellowship at church  We need fellowship with other believers to strengthen and encourage one another.
  5. When you fail  Because you fail from time to time, ask God to forgive you and strengthen you to get right back up and not allow it to discourage you because God loves you.
  6. Help Others  Take time in prayer to figure out who God wants you to help and then be of help to whoever it is. Assist other believers and non-believers God puts in your path.
  7. Overcome your fears  We all have our set of fears and concerns, yet God tells us not to fear because He is with us and will not forsake us. Renounce worry, anxiety, doubt.
  8. Do not worry about the future  God’s grace will be enough to meet the challenges that each new day brings.
  9. Learn how to overcome temptation  Either flee the devil or resist the devil with help from the Lord. Ask someone you trust to keep you accountable and give you support.
  10. Share the good news about Jesus  Encourage other by sharing how God has worked in your life. The Bible encourages us always to be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. I Peter 3:15.

If Grace Is Water, Then The Church Should Be An Ocean!

 

Living A Christian Life Sets You Apart From Others!

  1. When you worry, call on Matthew 6:25-34
  2. When you are in danger, call on Psalm 91:1-16
  3. When you need courage, call on  Joshua 1:7
  4. When you don’t feel loved, call on  Romans 8:38-39
  5. When God seems far away, call on Psalm 139:1-18
  6. When your faith needs stirring, call on Hebrews 11:1-14
  7. When you have sinned, call on Psalm 51:1-10
  8. When you are lonely and fearful, call on Psalm 23:1-6
  9. When you are seeking peace, call on  John 14:27
  10. When you have sinned, call on  1 John 1:8-9
  11. When you are worried, call on  Matthew 6:25-34
  12. If you are depressed, call on  Psalm 27:1
  13. If your pocketbook is empty, call on Psalm 37:1-4
  14. If you’re losing confidence in people, call on 1 Cor. 13:4-8
  15. If people seem unkind, call on John 15:12-13

 

Does Living A Christian Life Require Church Attendance?

The church isn’t a building that Christians go to on Sundays! Well, then, what is the church? The church is made up of all those who have received salvation through faith in Jesus Christ, and who have a personal relationship with Him. And people who have this faith can find love, community, and encouragement to live out their God-given purpose when they meet in a local church.  

That’s why it’s important to attend a local church! It’s where believers can love each other, hear biblical teaching, worship God, encourage one another, and build each other up in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus. Yes, a person can pray to Go in his or her home, car, or anywhere, but we need regular contact with other Christians to deal with all that tempts or overwhelms us. Just like working out in the gym with a partner encourages you and gives you some accountability, attending church strengthens your faith and helps to develop your relationship with Jesus.

Another way to think about this question: A hospital is for those who are sick and ill, and a church is for sinners. Both places are meant to heal, one physically, one spiritually. In a hospital, people need healing from their physical illness. In every church, people need healing from their sin sickness. Jesus is the Great Physician, who died to heal the sin in our lives. 

 

How To Live A Good Christian Life?

 

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“I am reminded of that irregular preacher at home who was accused of wandering from his subject. He replied that, whether he stuck to his subject or not, he thanked God that he stuck to his object, which was to bring men to Christ. I hope I shall never lose sight of that.” ~ Geraldine Taylor

1 Peter 4:16 However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name.