There are a few principles regarding comforting the sick that I think many, well-meaning, healthy people do not understand.
Category: Practical Christian Living
Specific omissions from any book of moral standards are not to be taken as any kind of endorsement of or indifference to the omitted specifics if these are already covered in principle.
We both show and tell to shine the light of truth in the darkness.
Pop Christianity is in sore need of maturity.
God does not promise us fair treatment in this life. He tells us from the beginning that following Christ will sometimes be painful.
When painful circumstances come our way most of us want to know why they have. Is there purpose to our suffering?
"Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus." The key to understanding Romans 8:1 is understanding what Paul meant, not what our friends mean.
If you want to influence people, love them.
As I stood there wiping away my own tears, it dawned on me that this girl showed greater Christian maturity than most adult believers I had known.
We need not fear that Christian admonition will make saved people sin all the more.
Being an active part of a community of believers requires maturity.
Though I don't even recall the exact year of this experience, I have never forgotten the lesson I learned through it.