Bible Summary. Guilt is godly sorrow that results in repentance and ultimately salvation. Shame on the other hand is where you may feel bad because it is not socially accepted or someone you respected has found you “wrong”. Cultural anthropologist Ruth Benedict says, shame is a violation of cultural or social values while guilt feelings … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Guilt and Shame?
Bible Summary. The Bible has a lot to say about giving. The Bible listing below, “Four Things the Bible Says About Giving”, provides scriptures that tells about giving in our Christian life. Scripture topics include the law of giving, whom to give to, whom not to give to and, how to give. See below for … Continue reading Giving – Four Things the Bible Says About Giving
Bible Summary. All good things come from God. Good values are values that value the things of God over things that are not of God. Godly values are spiritual things such as love, truth, righteousness, and goodness to name a few. If we love material things over the things of God, we are lacking in … Continue reading What Are Good Values?
Bible Summary. Jesus showed us how to have Christian patience while He was on this Earth. Christians need patience to minister to people. All Christians need patience to be able to do the Lord’s will. God has called all Christians to minister the Gospel and this must be done in unity and peace. See below … Continue reading Christian Patience
Bible Summary. A key principle of good stewardship is to obey people in authority and be ready for every good work. Another principle of good stewardship is to serve others to the best of our abilities. Good stewardship is a lifestyle devoted to good works, giving, and having godly relationships with our fellowmen. Good stewardship … Continue reading Principles of Good Stewardship
The Ingle-Welzel Cultural Map of the World (see map) provides an excellent graphic depiction of what shapes cultural values (See World Values Survey Site for more information on the Ingle-Welzel Cultural Map). Cultural values are principles, standards, or qualities considered worthwhile or desirable to a given society. The depicted cultural map defines all cultures on … Continue reading Cultural Values Are Defined By Society’s Capabilities and It’s Religious Views
Bible Summary. Christian stewardship at its essence is being faithful stewards of the gospel of Jesus Christ. A key component of Christian stewardship is being a spiritual leader. Christian stewardship also consists of being a diligent follower of Jesus Christ. The ultimate purpose of Christian stewardship is to glorify God. Christian stewardship consists of we … Continue reading What Is Christian Stewardship?
Bible Summary. All good comes from God to include a good conscience. In order for a conscience to be good it must not be an offense toward God or toward men. Ideally, for a person’s conscience to be good it needs to be based on faith and love. A good conscience is of no use … Continue reading What Is A Good Conscience?
Bible Summary. To obtain Christian maturity a Christian needs to apply themselves and be a good listener of the Gospel. A sign of Christian maturity is that a Christian can teach others in the doctrines of the Bible. Christianity is a profession that requires us to be skilled in the word of righteousness. With Christian … Continue reading What is Needed to Reach Christian Maturity?
Bible Summary. The Bible tells us that God made everyone with a godly conscience. For many of us, we do not desire to retain God in our conscience and be without conscience. This is because it is not convenient to our fleshly desires to have a true conscience. Instead of being filled with God’s knowledge … Continue reading What Is It To Be Without Conscience ?