What did Jesus say about doing good?
“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.”
How does God determine what is right and wrong?
God approves of right actions because they are right and disapproves of wrong actions because they are wrong (moral theological objectivism, or objectivism). So, morality is independent of God’s will; however, since God is omniscient He knows the moral laws, and because He’s moral, He follows them.
What does the Bible say about getting your mind right?
“Change your mind” is the central theme of Jesus’ first sermon (Matt. 4:17). Jesus challenged people to change their thinking because regardless how many times you read through the Bible, if your mind doesn’t change, you will simply impose your biases and labels on the words you read.
What does the Bible say about helping others too much?
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
What does the Bible say about being too nice?
Ephesians tells us that we show kindness by the power of the Holy Spirit working in and through our lives. We extend kindness by the grace and mercy of God. The Scriptures implore us to be kind to each other. But kindness isn’t weakness or niceness.
When wrong is right and right is wrong?
We live at a time when men call right, wrong and wrong, right. At a time when evil is called good and good is called evil. Jesus spoke of times just like these in Matthew, chapter 24. The apostle Paul wrote of these times in II Timothy, chapter 3.
What happens when a person dies Bible?
Ecclesiastes 12:7 says tells us what happens when a person dies. It says, “Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and the spirit shall return to God who gave it.” In other words, when a person dies, his or her spirit goes back to God, the body returns to dust and the soul of that person no longer exist.
What is right and wrong in religion?
Relationship between religion and morality
Modern monotheistic religions, such as Islam, Judaism, Christianity (and to a certain degree others such as Sikhism) define right and wrong by the laws and rules set forth by their respective gods and as interpreted by religious leaders within the respective faith.
What does God say about overthinking?
“We destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God. We capture their rebellious thoughts and teach them to obey Christ” (NLT). God has given us the power to take control of our thoughts. When overthinking becomes an obstacle to our relationship with Him, it’s time to capture those thoughts!
How do I stop evil thoughts in the Bible?
Ask Him also to fill your mind with His truth, as you study the Bible and begin to fill your mind with its words. And if evil thoughts do come, turn immediately to Christ and ask Him to take them away and fill your mind with Himself.
Does God change his mind?
In the Old Testament, there are several passages which show God seemingly changing his mind, usually over a judgment he declared on Israel. However, there are some passages in the Old Testament which appear to teach that God does not change his mind at all.
What does the Bible say about helping a lazy person?
Proverbs 13:4 – “The soul of the lazy man desires, and has nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.”
What does the Bible say about giving money to beggars?
As we turn to the Bible for wisdom and discretion, let’s meditate on this piece of encouragement: Don’t close off your heart when you’re in the situation of being asked to give to beggars. “Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you” (Matthew 7:12).
What does the Bible say about standing up for yourself?
Proverbs 31:8-9 (NIV)
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.