Whenever I go through periods of restlessness, inner turmoil or anxiety, it’s not time to go outer but to go inner. Through being still, quiet contemplation, and Christian meditation, I take time to look inside my heart to see what’s pulling or motivating me away from my center in Christ.
I have been a Christian now for almost 30 years and can tell you that my Christian walk prior to practicing meditation and being still before the Lord doesn’t even compare to my life afterward.
I just have to share this miracle that happened on my trip to Hawaii last week. My very good friend and I arrived in Honolulu, rented a car, and drove to the hotel.
Whether you are looking for ideas on how to organize a Christian retreat for men or women, here are some great tips to get your started.
Aren’t all Christians spiritual? That seems like an odd question because most people equate spirituality with Christianity, yet it is possible to possess one and not the other.
I think that the question isn’t should Christians meditate. I think that the question that remains in the mind of many Christians is “how” are we to meditate?
Psalms 37:4 declares, “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.” What better way than to get our prayers answered, than to receive it as a gift from the Lord for putting our trust in him.
We’ve been conditioned to equate favorable circumstances with God’s favor and unfavorable ones with evil. Yet God uses both the good and the bad in our life to accomplish his purpose in the world as well as our lives.
I believe that one of the problems we have with Christianity is the need to want to turn everything Christ-related into a program, a curriculum, a procedure, a method, a specialty, or as Peter proposed, a monument.
The majority of Christians who practice yoga know where their allegiance lies and they’re not so easily persuaded or manipulated. We know that Jesus is our Lord and we can use yoga to strengthen our relationship with him.
1 John 4:18 declares that “There is no fear in love, because perfect love casts out fear.” So, what is perfect love? Perfect love is unconditional love. It’s love that demands nothing in return. It’s love for the sake of loving. Perfect love is pure love. It’s love that swells up and then pours out to others.
Transcendental Meditation. Yoga. New Age. We hear these terms all the time, and they cause many Christians to avoid any reference to meditation. They’re afraid of the occult or pagan worship. What they don’t realize is how often the Bible urges us to meditate.
Grieving is a natural process when someone dies or passes away but you can find God’s peace in the journey.
The Bible tells us the write the vision on the wall and make it plan. If you are a Christian without a vision, you may be missing out on fulfilling your purpose and valuable opportunities.