Where There Is Strife, Sow Seeds Of Peace

‘For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.’ James 3:16 KJV If you have been a church member for any length of time, you know that strife rears its ugly head in the family of God just like it does everywhere else. Paul and Barnabas, a...

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Mulailah Mengatakan Apa yang Tuhan Katakan

‘Hidup dan mati dikuasai lidah, siapa suka menggemakannya, akan memakan buahnya.’ Amsal 18:21  Jangan berbicara tanpa berpikir. Dan jangan mengatakan hal-hal yang bertentangan [menentang] Firman Tuhan. Itu bukan prinsip yang mudah untuk dijalani, tetapi itu adalah...

Begin To Say What God Says

‘Death and life are in the power of the tongue.’ Proverbs 18:21 NKJV Don’t speak without thinking. And don’t say things that contradict or go against God’s Word. Those aren’t easy principles to live by, but they’re life-and-death issues. The Bible says, ‘Death and...

Berhenti Salahkan Orang lain Dan Tanggung Jawablah

‘Manusia itu menjawab: "Perempuan yang Kautempatkan di sisiku, dialah yang memberi dari buah pohon itu kepadaku, maka kumakan."’ Kejadian 3:12  Kisah kegagalan Adam dan Hawa mengajarkan kita dua pelajaran penting tentang Tuhan: (1) Dia tidak akan menerima alasan Anda....

Stop blaming others and accept responsibility

‘The man said, “The woman You put here with me— she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.”’ Genesis 3:12 NIV The story of Adam and Eve’s failure teaches us two important lessons about God: (1) He won’t accept your excuses. (2) He won’t let you blame other...

Barabbas—and you

‘Away with this man! Release Barabbas to us!’ Luke 23:18 NIV The Bible says: ‘The whole crowd cried out, “Kill him! Set Barabbas free for us!” (Barabbas had been put in prison for a riot that had taken place in the city, and for murder.)’ (Luke 23:18–19 GNT) And just...

Barabas—dan Anda

‘Enyahkanlah Dia, lepaskanlah Barabas bagi kami!’ Lukas 23:18  Alkitab mengatakan: ‘Tetapi mereka berteriak bersama-sama: "Enyahkanlah Dia, lepaskanlah Barabas bagi kami!" Barabas ini dimasukkan ke dalam penjara berhubung dengan suatu pemberontakan yang telah terjadi...

When You Die! (4)

‘He set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying.’ Hebrews 2:15 NLT The Bible says: ‘Because God’s children are human beings—made of flesh and blood—the Son also became flesh and blood. For only as a human being could He die, and only by...

Ketika Anda Mati! (4)

‘Ia membebaskan mereka yang seumur hidupnya berada dalam perhambaan oleh karena takutnya kepada maut.’ Ibrani 2:15  Alkitab mengatakan: ‘Karena anak-anak itu adalah anak-anak dari darah dan daging, maka Ia juga menjadi sama dengan mereka dan mendapat bagian dalam...

When You Die! (3)

‘I desire to depart and be with Christ.’ Philippians 1:23 NIV In his Analogies of Nature, William Jennings Bryan wrote: ‘Christ gave us proof of immortality, and yet it would hardly seem necessary that one should rise from the dead to convince us that the grave is not...

Ketika Anda Mati! (3)

‘Aku ingin pergi dan diam bersama-sama dengan Kristus.’ Filipi 1:23  Dalam Analogies of Nature-nya, William Jennings Bryan menulis: 'Kristus memberi kita bukti keabadian, namun tampaknya tidak perlu bahwa seseorang harus bangkit dari kematian untuk meyakinkan...