What does it mean to be moral? To lead a moral life is to be a good citizen, and to act in an honest fashion. But it makes a difference if there's spiritual good underlying it, or not.
Evil is the inversion of good. It develops when we receive life from the Lord, as all created beings do, and turn it primarily towards ourselves, making our self the main focus. In the process of doing this, we engender fear, hatred and the love of dominating others.
Becoming a "good" person is a process. You invite the Lord into your life and trying to live according to His will instead of your own selfish will.
Imagine a society where everyone is always "looking out for #1".
For anyone who believes in heaven, one question stands above all the others: How can I get there? How can I be saved?
The modern understanding of chastity isn't really correct.
Being useful. What's meant by that?
The "as-of-self" is a key doctrinal concept in New Christian theology.
This was the guiding philosophy of the great man, and great Chicago Bears running back, Gale Sayers.
Sometimes, when someone doesn't live up to their professed standards, we think "there's another hypocrite." Is that fair? The answer is: It depends.
Here are some excerpts from the Bible about forgiveness.
What do you do in situations like these? Can you forgive them? Should you forgive?
God is often described as angry or jealous in the Old Testament. How does this fit into our idea of God being loving and forgiving? The answer is in understanding the difference between anger and zeal.
The Lord wants us to be happy. Really, lastingly happy. From John 15:11: "I have told you these things so that My joy may be in you and your joy may be complete." So... how do we get there from here?
Repentance doesn’t just mean confessing our sins, being forgiven, and then forgetting about it and going right back to what we were doing before. In order to truly repent, we need to change our ways.