The Truth about the Christian Life

What is a Christian?

What is the meaning of the term Christian?

What does it mean to be a true Christian?

How does someone become a Christian?

What should I do if I'm a new Christian?

I just decided to follow Jesus. Now what?

What is the key to growing as a new believer?

Who are we in Christ?

What is meant by being in Christ?

In Christ, how does God see me?

How should our identity in Christ affect the way we live?

What is the Christian life?

How is a Christian a new creation? What does 2 Corinthians 5:17 mean?

When the Bible talks about receiving a new heart, what does that mean?

Do Christians have two natures?

Are Christians saints or sinners? Or both?

Do Christians sin?

How is God sovereign and humans have free will? How do free will and God's sovereignty work together?

What is the key to knowing the will of God?

How can I tell what God's plan is?

What is the key to hearing God's voice?

How can I recognize the voice of God?

How can I tell if I'm really hearing God or if it's just my own thoughts, or even Satan?

What does it mean to take up your cross and follow Jesus?

What is meant by 'dying to self'? How are Christians supposed to die to self?

What is a 'living sacrifice'?

I want to live my life for God. How do I do that?

How can I glorify God in everything?

Why is living for God so difficult?

What did Paul mean when he wrote 'to live is Christ' (Philippians 1:21)?

What did Paul mean when he wrote 'to die is gain' (Philippians 1:21)?

Why is following Jesus Christ difficult?

What is the significance of the command to love the Lord with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength?

Why is guarding your heart important?

How does a person love Jesus? What does it mean to love Jesus?

Is loving God an emotion, a feeling, or a decision?

What is the abundant life Jesus promised?

What is it to abide in Christ? What does it mean to abide in Christ?

How can I get passion for Jesus?

What does it mean to walk with God?

How can I walk in the Spirit?

What is childlike faith? Does the Bible instruct us to have childlike faith?

How can I have intimacy with God?

What can I do to build a closer relationship with God?

What is the key to experiencing God?

Putting God first — How can I do this?

What does it take to be a good Christian?

Does the Bible distinguish between the secular and the sacred?

Why is it that God sometimes seems silent or absent in the life of a believer?

Can we rely on the power of God?

Are Christians expected to obey the Old Testament law?

Christian tithing - What does the Bible say?

Are tithes and offerings the same thing? Do Christians have to give tithes and offerings?

When tithing a percentage of my income, should it all go to my home church or can I give some to a Christian ministry?

When tithing a percentage of my income, should it be off the net or the gross?

Should Christians tithe on miscellaneous income, such as inheritance, gifts, legal settlements, winnings, tax refunds, etc.?

What does it mean to be a cheerful giver?

Should Christians today give a first fruits offering?

What does it mean to give alms? What does the Bible say about almsgiving?

Should a church tithe? Are churches supposed to tithe 10% of the offerings they receive?

Why is giving such a focus in the Christian faith?

What does the Bible say about Christian fasting?

What does the Bible say about how to fast?

What types of fasting does the Bible talk about?

Why does God test us?

Why are trials and tribulations part of the Christian life?

Why is finding God difficult sometimes?

Is it true that God will not give us more than we can handle?

How can I have joy when I'm going through trials?

Is it wrong for a Christian to be depressed?

How can I overcome temptation instead of giving in?

Is 'The Devil made me do it' ever a valid excuse?

Resisting temptation—What is the key?

Why is it important to flee from temptation?

How can I have victory in overcoming sin?

I'm struggling with sin. What's the key to victory?

I can't stop sinning. Please help!

What can I do to come to hate my own sin?

What is mortification of the flesh or mortification of sin?

Is entire sanctification possible? Can Christians achieve sinless perfection in this life?

Is sin a daily reality for us? Can we go an entire day without sinning?

Is forgiveness available for any and all of my sin? I have committed ____ sin. Will God forgive me?

If Jesus forgave all my sins when I became a Christian, why shouldn't I continue to sin?

What do 1 John 3:6 and 1 John 5:18 mean when they say believers will not continue to sin?

Will God still forgive you if you keep committing the same sin?

Should Christians confess their sins, even though they are already forgiven?

How can a Christian overcome the guilt of past sins?

What does the Bible say about false guilt? How can I avoid false guilt?

Does the Bible talk about forgiving yourself?

If we sin against someone, do we need to confess to them?

How can I clear my conscience?

Does the Bible say anything about overcoming lust?

What should Christians do when they have disputes (Matthew 18:15—17)?

Why should we forgive?

Why is withholding forgiveness wrong? Since God does not forgive a person until they confess/repent, can we withhold forgiveness until a person confesses/repents?

Unforgiveness — What does the Bible say?

How can I extend forgiveness to those who sin against me?

Is 'forgive and forget' a biblical concept?

How can I not take offense at little things? How can I stop being so easily offended?

Should I be baptized again if I've sinned?

Is there such a thing as a carnal Christian?

What is backsliding? What does it mean to backslide?

What does the Bible say about backsliding Christians? Are they still saved?

Do not judge - Is that biblical? What does the Bible mean when it says we are not to judge others?

How can I overcome having a critical spirit?

When is it appropriate for a Christian to try to correct another Christian?

Is it unloving to tell another person he/she is sinning?

Are all Christians hypocrites? Why is the claim that Christians are hypocrites so popular? Is it true?

Why do so many Christians fail the 'practice what you preach' standard?

Does God discipline us? Why, when, and how does the Lord discipline His children?

Fake Christians — Why are there so many?

How can I recognize a false conversion?

What are some signs of authentic, saving faith?

What is holiness according to the Bible? How can I be holy?

Is being holy even possible since only God is holy?

How can I live a holy life?

What does the Bible mean when it calls something sanctified?

What does 1 John 2:15 mean when it says 'Do not love the world'?

How are Christians not of this world?

What does it mean for Christians to be in the world but not of the world?

What are some biblical ways to overcome peer pressure?

What is the concept of biblical separation?

A Christian's citizenship is in heaven. What does that mean?

What is a Christian's inheritance in Christ?

How can I gain spiritual discernment?

How can I make good use of the wisdom of God?

Christian character—What does the Bible say?

Should Christians have close friendships with unbelievers?

How can a Christian stand up for faith when the world seems so anti-Christian?

Christians and Persecution — How should we respond?

Is it right for a Christian to be a radical?

What does it mean to be anointed?

Can Christians have their best life now?

What is God's view of pleasure? Is He opposed to pleasure?

What does the Bible say about things with true eternal value?

Is there any meaning in tragedy?

How do we see the hand of God move in our lives?

Why does obedience to God matter?

Is the law of Christ different from the law of Moses? If so, what is the law of Christ?

How can I know whether God is telling me to do something?

What does the Bible say about decision-making?

Should we guide our actions with the question, 'What would Jesus do (WWJD)?'

How can I seek first the kingdom of God?

What must I do to please God?

What does God want from me?

What is meant by being a fruitful Christian?

What is meant by bearing fruit? How can a Christian bear fruit?

How can I glorify God? What does it mean to glorify God?

What is the importance of praising God?

Why does giving thanks to God matter?

How should I worship God?

Should a Christian worship Jesus?

Freedom in Christ - What is it? How can I experience true freedom in Christ?

What does liberty in Christ mean? Are there restrictions to how I exercise my Christian liberty?

The joy of the Lord — What is it?

What is the key to experiencing joy in the Christian life?

What is the difference between joy and happiness?

How can we turn worries and problems over to God?

Should a Christian 'Let go and let God'?

Why should I trust in God and how can I learn to trust in Him?

How can I trust the faithfulness of God?

What should I do if I am doubting Jesus?

I struggle with resistance to change. How can I stop being so resistant?

Do Christians have to step out of their comfort zones to follow Christ?

What does it mean that God 'restores my soul'? How can God restore my soul?

What are some of the promises of God in the Bible?

When I see a promise of God in the Bible, how can I know if it applies to me?

How can we hear from God?

In John 14:1, what does it mean to 'let not your hearts be troubled'?

What does God want me to do?

How can I know what pleases God?

Does the Bible teach about how to humble yourself?

What does it mean that you cannot serve two masters in Matthew 6:24?

Is it wrong for a Christian to want to be rich and famous?

What does it mean to contend for the faith?

What does it mean to trust in Jesus?

What should be our response when a Christian leader falls away or renounces the faith?

Why should I forgive?

Why are good role models important?

Why should we want God to teach us to number our days (Psalm 90:12)?

What does it mean to stir up the gift (2 Timothy 1:6)?

What does it mean to 'think about these things' in Philippians 4:8?

What does it mean to love like Jesus?

What does it mean to 'let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts' (Colossians 3:15)?

What is the new commandment?

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