Tag: Christ

In Christianity, Christ (Greek: Χριστός, Christós, meaning “the anointed one”) is a title for the saviour and redeemer who would bring salvation to the whole House of Israel. Christians believe Jesus is the Israelite messiah foretold in both the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Old Testament.
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Christianity has taken on many forms in past centuries. It started out with righteous purpose, but people soon realised that there was power to be had, and they took it.

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he minister had just returned from a missions trip. “What did you accomplish?” I asked. “Well, the most important thing I did with the small churches in difficult situations,” he said, “was give them permission to succeed.”

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Humans have wanted to live forever for as long as we’ve lived at all. It’s an obsession that stretches back so far that it feels like it’s somehow hard-coded into our DNA. Over the years, immortality (to a greater or lesser extent) has been promised by everyone from cults to the cosmetics industry, big tech companies, and questionable food blogs. However, can going to Church make me live longer?

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Christians come in all shapes and sizes. They pursue practically the same diversity of occupations and interests as everyone else. They have political and economic opinions. Most of them spend their working lives balancing budgets, living in suburbia, paying off mortgages, raising kids (or electing not to have them) and generally coping from the cradle to the grave. So how unique are Christians compared to the rest of the world?

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Like it or not, all of us are caught up in the spiritual war that’s taking place between good and evil. If you don’t engage in the war, you’ll still be affected by it — and you’ll be much more vulnerable to evil than you would if you decided to fight as God calls you to do. So be active; not passive.

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When somebody wrongs you–either by accident or on purpose–it can be hard to get over it. You may never be able to reconcile with the wrongdoer, but forgiveness is divine and it gives you a chance to be a better person.