Posts tagged Daily Living
Does Prayer Help Anything?

"The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much" (James 5:16). Prayer is one of the most powerful tools the Christian has in his possession. Yet, it is sadly one of the most overlooked and under-used tools God has given us. Just imagine how long we would stay on the phone with God if we could talk directly to Him. In essence, we do have this kind of communication. Jesus said, "Men ought to pray always and never loose heart" (Luke 18:1). Since prayer is such a powerful tool, how can we become a more prayerful people? There are three principles to strengthen our prayer life.

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If You Add Wisdom To Your Life, Will God Add Years To Your Life?

In Proverbs 9:10,11, the Bible states: "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. For by me your days will be multiplied, and years of life will be added to you." If you add wisdom to your life, will God add years to your life?

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What Does James 4:5 Mean?

This text is difficult and needs to be handled carefully. As one can see from the variety of translations mentioned above, it is difficult to translate from Greek into English. There are certain questions that arise when trying to understand this text:

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