Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
God looks for people willing to put themselves in his hands, and go anywhere without any conditions, at whatever the cost.
The best way of resting is to have a personal and private conversation with God.
Don't stay in the "almost". Commit yourself to God today , right now Hell is full of "almost safe" people.
Stop feeding resentment, doubt, problems and bad memories, and put a moment of gratitude in their place, of happiness...a sweet memory.
The secret of forgiveness is not what we do but what God has already done.
Nobody does any more important work than those who pray for others.
He suffered in our place, because that was what we deserved, including the crown of thorns.
Get rid of evil from inside you, or it will finish by conquering you.
We want to do good to others, because God does good to all. It is the natural fruit of our life with God.
God has placed people with more wisdom at our side to help us in difficult moments. Never despise his advice, given through these people.
Begin by asking God to show us his will and then everything else will fall into place in its time.
Nothing can compare to the security of our relationship with him and the peace that he puts in our hearts.
When we want everything to finish quickly, it's because we are afraid of losing our victory in the last moments.
Being a Christian is not an excuse for mediocrity, nor is it an excuse to passively accept defeat.
There is a danger that we can all fall into - to do things only for others to admire us.
To speak evil of others is the sport practised by 99% of cowards, those who are afraid to solve their own problems face to face.
Do you still think you are self-sufficient?
Jesus overcame death, when, after suffering on the cross, he came back to life, proving himself the victor when he appeared to more than five hundred people in different situations.
We do not often remember that bitterness is one of Satan's favourite weapons.
Peace makers are essential in Christian life: men and women who never accept evil; men and women who prefer to lose their own rights to let God be glorified.
The word of God speaks of only one way to be saved: to believe in Christ.
Barry Richards, on of the best South African cricket players once said: “I would have preferred to make fewer runs and more friends.”
God loves us just the way we are. This is the most simple of truths, but one of the hardest to understand.
Endurance is a beautiful word for an athlete, and for a Christian. God has not called us to conquer the world in five days.
If we live worshipping other "idols", we should cry out to them when we need help.