How do I grow as a Christian? How do I handle my abusive father?

Question: I’m 18 years old. I’m new to religion and seeking wise words and maybe some answers to where to start. I have a girlfriend who, after a while, convinced me to become religious. She lives far away, so she can’t really teach me much. There is also a small language barrier because what she…

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Could you explain Hebrews 6:1-2?

Question: I do have a question about Hebrews 6:1-2, “Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, of instruction about washings and laying on of hands, and the resurrection of the dead and eternal…

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Open My Eyes That I Might See

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/OpenMyEyesThatIMightSee.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Hebrews 5:11-14   I.         Discerning good – Hebrews 5:11-14             A.        I can understand a person not recognizing evil, but how does a person miss good?             B.        The topic under discussion was seeing that Jesus was like Melchizedek                         1.         This was something needful and good                         2.         But the audience could not see it because their…

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The Importance of Bible Study

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/2015Fall4TheImportanceOfBibleStudy.mp3 by Brace Rutledge 2015 Fall Meeting

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Growing Up in Christ

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/2015Fall2GrowingUpInChrist.mp3 by Brace Rutledge 2015 Fall Meeting

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Growing as Disciples

by Clint Crosier Disciple: A learner, pupil, or follower devoted to the teachings of a master. In John 14:6, Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through me.”  Jesus holds the key to heaven and our salvation, and we can only be with…

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How can I discern God’s voice?

Question: What is the key to living right with God? How can I discern God’s voice? How can I grow spiritually in Christ? Answer: John said, “By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep…

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How can I strengthen my faith?

Question: My faith is really low, and I feel empty. I pray as often as I can but I haven’t been going to church for quite some time, but I’m going to start going this coming Sunday. My questions are: How do I strengthen my faith and form a strong relationship with God? I have…

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Learning to Think for Ourselves

by Rick Liggin via Think on These Things If you really want to grow up in Christ, then you’re going to have to learn to think for yourself! You’re going to have to come to understand the word of God … for yourself and develop your own faith, a faith that will motivate you to use…

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