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Biblical Living

Christian Recreation  
Recreation is necessary for a well-balanced life. Mental health authorities say that balanced living includes work, recreation, companionship, and religion. You must make a decision about them according to your convictions, and Christians should base their convictions upon biblical teaching or principle.

The Self-Centered Life
Nine traits of the self-centered life to watch out for. "Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts: and see if there be any wicked way in me..."   Psalms 139:23-24

Stumbling Blocks on the Christian's Path
Because of ever-present diversions and distractions, the Bible urges the people of God to renew their minds continually by remembering what God has done for them. The Scriptures urge believers to keep their hope and faith alive by stirring up the memories of what they already know.

The Free Gift of Salvation
A page filled with information about true salvation. "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me."   Revelation 3:20

The Great Commission
Much information and messages about the Great Commission. "All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you:"   Matthew 28:18-20

Growing in Christ
The man or woman who has the largest, fullest knowledge of Christ is the man or woman who is most conscious that he or she has hardly yet begun to see His glory. The Holy Spirit... is forever unveiling to the eyes of faithful, watching souls the glory of Christ; and as each new glory is revealed it calls the soul to some new adventure, to some new sacrifice... to some new area of spiritual growth.

Christian Living Messages

Church Amusements
Let us see the converts that have been won by amusements. Let the harlots and the drunkards, to whom a dramatic entertainment has been God's first link in the chain of their conversion, stand forth. Let the careless and the scoffers, who have cause to thank God that the Church has relaxed her spirit of separation and met them half way in their worldliness, speak and testify.

The Practice of the Presence of God
That we ought to give ourselves up to GOD, with regard both to things temporal and spiritual, and seek our satisfaction only in the fulfilling His will, whether He lead us by suffering or by consolation, for all would be equal to a soul truly resigned.

The Duties of Parents To Their Children
"For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment..."   Genesis 18:19

Seven Deadly Sins
If we are to cope with the tempter, we must not be ignorant of his devices, and we must know the nature and the extent of the forces, which he is to bring into the field. For this reason it has been one of the tasks of theology to enumerate the sins by which the human soul is beset.

A Godly Man is a Lover of the Word
The Word is our Magna Carta for heaven; we should be daily reading over this charter. The Word shows what is truth and what is error. It is the field where the pearl of price is hidden. How we should dig for this pearl! A godly man's heart is the library to hold the Word of God; it dwells richly in him (Col. 3:16).

Christian Service from God's Standpoint
What is the work of the Lord? What is Christian service from God's standpoint? It is contributing to the fullness of Christ. It is in the measure of each several part (of His Body) ministering to that end, that all things shall be summed up in Christ and that He shall be the fullness of all things.

The True Vine
He is the divine reality, of which they are the created expression. They all point to Him, and preach Him, and reveal Him. If you would know Jesus, study the vine. How many eyes have gazed on and admired a great vine with its beautiful fruit. Come and gaze on the heavenly Vine till your eye turns from all else to admire Him.

Biblical Health

The Biblical Fast
Fasting has been out of vogue for at least 150 years. In the twentieth century church, the idea seems alien to us. God's Word assumes that fasting will be a regular part of a Christian's life. If we were to make a study of fasting in the Bible most of us would find ourselves very challenged about this neglected area of Christian discipline.

Healing Foods of the Bible
A list of the many healing foods of the Bible and their scriptural reference. "Fruit trees of all kinds will grow on both banks of the river. Their leaves will not wither, nor will their fruit fail. Every month they will bear, because the water from the sanctuary flows to them. Their fruit will serve for food and their leaves for healing."   Ezekiel 47:12

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