Drinking in moderation is definately ok. It is when you over indulge, becoming a drunk that the trouble comes. Smoking, however can be the cause of cancer and other breathing disorders, you would definately be "defiling the flesh". Hope this is helpful
Remember the advice we get from the bible at Deutoronomy 5:16: "Honor your father and your mother....... That you may prosper". When you talk to your parents you honor them. They will always worry about you, love you and want to know what's going on with you. Do you find it hard to share because … Read more
I believe that he should stand. First, because a gentleman would always opt to stand. Secondly, it may blurr the lines a bit from friend zone to something else. Lastly the bible admonishes men to assign women honor. Him sitting on your lap negates that.
We first have to understand that God's sovereignty is his right to rule over us because he created us. In fact the entire theme of the bible is the vindication of his name through his kingdom. The bible tells us about our creation, mans loss of perfection through a lie. Which led to disobedience and … Read more
Yes. Everyone does it. For me it's meditation. .
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Most of all: Do not be misled. Bad association, spoils useful habits.
Have you talked to your parents about how you feel? I can just imagine how overwhelming these feelings may be for you to handle on your own. If not your parents another trusted adult. I would encourage you to do it as soon as possible. Prayer is also a big help as well as journaling, … Read more
Have you tried texting or even writing a heartfelt letter. Has your friend done this before? The bible says that there is a frustrating of plans where there is no confidential talk. . Give your friend time to respond to your letter
The bible says it best at 1 John 5:19: The whole world is lying in the power of the wicked one
Jeremiah 10:23: It doesn't belong to man who is walking to direct his step
Try to remember that your parents love you. They are responsible for your well being and safety. They have to protect you at all costs from online predators and those people that will harm you in any way. It's not a matter of trust but responsibility theirs to make sure you have a wonderful childhood
No one can force you to do anything. The bible itself explains that God wants us to serve him willingly, not begrudgingly. I would suggest having a personal bible study of your own, really study the scriptures and pray sincerely to God for you to understand his will and make application. Hope this is helpful.
You have to communicate with her. If she is a true friend you both can talk about how you feel about things without things getting weird. The bible tells us that there is a frustrating of plan where there is no confidential talk.
The biggest one for me is lies. When the Devil lied to Adam and Eve it changed the world. When you lie in a relationship it damages trust, love and stability. Three essential elements that are needed to have any successful relationship.
Here is my take on it: We now live in a world where honesty is no longer the best policy. Society has went to the extreme to do what you can to get what you want. Which has lead to the break down of our moral fiber. I believe the bible said it best at … Read more
For me it wold be that God is to blame for the problems that we face in the world. The bible clearly tells us at 1 John 5:19 that the who.e world is lying in the power of the "wicked one", Satan the Devil! Corruption, evil, violence, hunger and Greed stem from him.
I would say that he doesn't have respect for himself or for the person he hit. The bible gives us clear instructions on how to treat each other.
I don't believe that I will ever completely doubt people. When we lose faith that people can do good. Where will we be? My goal is to surround myself with those who are trustworthy, honest and share the same values and belief system that I have. One thing though that I have been working on … Read more
Adam and others lived for so long because they are closer to perfection than we are today. It was God's original purpose that all humans would live forever in peaceful conditions in paradise on earth. When Adam and Eve decided that they no longer wanted to follow God's right to rule and became disobedient, in … Read more