Category: The Emotional Christian

Happy Dogs

Do you want joy?

There is one way to find joy that is guaranteed and will work every time. The main word translated joy in the New Testament is derived from rejoicing. It can be translated as joy, delight or gladness. True joy comes from a close relationship with God One of the consequences of being intimate with God…
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November 15, 2019 0
Anxious Woman

Seven reasons to not be anxious

We don’t have to live in a constant state of fear and anxiety no matter what our circumstances are or our personality type. Anxiety is at epidemic proportions in our societies ranging from mild to severe. Looking at any internet search produces a host of articles upon it. Our health services are struggling to cope…
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November 8, 2019 0
Peaceful Lake

Would you like to be at peace?

A Christian’s peace does not depend on his or her circumstances. It is not found on the basis as to how well their thought lives are controlled. We do not become at peace by somehow exercising or living focused only on the moment. The basis of a Christians peace is much deeper and much more…
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November 1, 2019 0
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The Christian ‘F Word’

The ‘F word’ (forgiveness) can be used by some people as a means to end all dissent and silence all criticism. It has frequently become a politically correct term that people are afraid to disagree with for fear of being condemned. This is not a Biblical understanding of forgiveness or reconciliation. Forgiveness is not a…
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October 25, 2019 0
Judges gavel

Freedom from Guilt

How can I get free of guilt when I know I shouldn’t be feeling this way as a Christian. The foundation for forgiveness is solid but the day to day experience is contradictory.


October 18, 2019 0
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How Can We Control Our Anger?

When angry we need to act with self control. The good news is that God has promised to help us with this if we choose to follow Him.


October 12, 2019 0
Lady pursing her lips

Anger is a Blessing from God

God made anger and so anger must be a good thing. Anger has a terrible reputation because much wrong has been done in anger. Let us consider the benefits of this emotion.


October 5, 2019 0
Cartoon children

Blessed is not Always Happy

Should Christians be happy all the time? Are miserable believers displeasing God? When should we be happy or sad?


September 28, 2019 0
Tidal wave oblivion

The Importance of Emotions

Emotions are extremely important in our lives. Even the emotions we would rather avoid play an important part in shaping us.


September 21, 2019 0
Body, soul and spirit

Where Do Emotions Originate?

Many have taught that emotions together with the will and the mind are in a persons soul. Is this Biblically correct or is there more to this? This article looks at some of the basic issues in who we really are.


September 14, 2019 0