Righteous Indignation

Righteous Indignation We are never instructed to deny our anger, but we are instructed to manage our emotional life by choosing to believe the truth and having the right goals for our life. The basis for our emotional stability is our identity, acceptance, security...

A True Sense of Worth

A True Sense of Worth How does a Christian establish a true sense of worth? Spiritual gifts are important for building up the body of Christ, but we don’t all have the same gifts. Therefore, “God has combined the members of the body and has given greater honor to the...

Goals and Desires

Goals and Desires To understand how we can successfully live the Christian life, we need to make a distinction between Godly goals and godly desires. A Godly goal is any specific orientation that reflects God’s purpose for our lives that is not dependent upon people...

A Humble Walk with God

A Humble Walk With God Walking by faith may be likened to the game of golf. Suppose a five-year-old child hits the ball 75 yards, but is 15 degrees off the center of the fairway. Because of the short distance, the ball will probably land in the short grass. Now the...

Dr. Neil Anderson’s Blog – December 2013

12/2/13 – Seeking the Forgiveness of Others 12/3/13 – Forgiving Others 12/4/13 – Forgiving From the Heart 12/5/13 – Living by the Spirit 12/6/13 – Overcoming Legalism 12/9/13 – Overcoming Licentiousness 12/10/13 – Filled with the Spirit 12/11/13 – Releasing the Holy...

The Incarnation

The Incarnation In the vast ocean of forever, there was one tidal wave of time. God stepped out of eternity into time in order that we may step out of time into eternity. It began with the incarnation, the sternest possible rebuke to humanity’s pride. Jesus...

Overcoming Anger

Overcoming Anger God-given emotions are like an indicator light on the dash of a car signaling something is wrong. Covering the light with a piece of tape would be suppression. Suppressing our emotions is dishonest and unhealthy. Stuffing our emotions is the cause for...

Studying God’s Word

Studying God’s Word If we are going to be transformed by the renewing of our minds, we have to be a student of God’s word. There are no short cuts. Nobody else can study for us. Old ways of living in this world have to be replaced by new ways of living in the kingdom...

Choose the Truth

Choose the Truth Being transformed by the renewing of our minds requires a proper orientation towards God. Circumstances may not always allow us to be happy, but we can always rejoice in the Lord. Joy is a fruit of the Spirit and this inner joy can be experienced in...

Letting Christ Rule in Our Hearts

Letting Christ Rule In Our Hearts Psalm 119 is a devotional on the word of God. It is has 22 divisions all headed by a different letter in the Hebrew alphabet. The Psalmist said, “How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word. I have hidden...