The Art Of Christian Living

Exploring & Sharing Life | Lessons | Experiences

Guard, Work, Heart,

Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 Hannah works as a paralegal in a very busy law firm and prides herself as a reliable confidante. It is a large law firm consisting of 17 attorneys with 22 Paralegals and legal assistants. Everyone eats lunch at the firm cafeteria where …

Continue reading

Comfort, Help, Trouble, God

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Alias grew up an only child with few friends. …

Continue reading

Mind, Mindset, Power, Thoughts,

How to Renew the ‘MIND’  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8 The power of the mind is a well-known concept to pastors, athletes, motivational speakers, politicians, etc,. Having a …

Continue reading

Perseverance, Faithful, Education, God

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Philippians 1:6 Halima can’t stop talking about going to America after her acceptance. All day and night she dreams about independent student life in America. Mom, I can’t wait …

Continue reading

Distractions, Trials, Purpose, Hard Times,

I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. Psalm 119:15 It is almost impossible to avoid some form of distraction from your dreams or normal life, and to wish for a life without any distractions is like a caterpillar wishing to fly without going through the whole transformation progress. Some …

Continue reading

Rejection, Fear, God, Accepted

For the Lord will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance. Psalms 94:14 Abby’s cheerleading team just won a national high school competition. Everyone was celebrating and hugging each other; “We did it, we won! How cool is that?” Abby went straight to the locker room to change and do math homework …

Continue reading

Simple, Easy, God, Solutions, Answers

Naaman’s servants went to him and said, “My father, if the prophet had told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more, then, when he tells you, ‘Wash and be cleansed’!”  2 Kings 5:13 When Maria mentioned feeling stressed and weak, her friend Eva advised her to go to …

Continue reading

Faith, God, Hope

Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Ephesians 6:13 It’s easy to say that our faith won’t falter when life is going smoothly, but it’s harder to say so when you’re …

Continue reading

Diligence, Hard Work,

Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in forced labor. Proverbs 12:24Dave grew up in a hardworking, honest, God-fearing home. He was studious and had big dreams for his future. He wanted to make his parents proud and studied hard hoping to improve their life and perhaps buy them a home in a more stable …

Continue reading

Perseverance, Waiting, Hard Work

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything”. James 2-4On a beautiful sunny day, in a coastal West African country, Mr. …

Continue reading