Well, I'm a Baptist ,very much involved in ministry and I have been talking to an Orthodox guy and we want to take our relationship further. But I'm very much confused about our different doctrine and my church will not allow us to get marry unless he took water baptism again . Do you think it's alright to take our relationship further ? Being in a ministry and having accountability to the church itself makes things more complicated though I know that we all are believers. Plesse I need your valuable
So much has happened in 2017, starting with possibly the biggest mistake of my life. I have worn myself out emotionally going over the whole messy thing these last months, and am finally reaching closure (I think). I finally understand what went wrong.
I got comfortable. I felt safe. I have been a Christian for years now and I go to church regularly, volunteer within church, do my best to be a "good" person and all that. I was reading my Bible and praying just regularly enough
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How to Succeed inMarriage
Be realistic, and expect challenges. A marriage may be put to the test by thoughtless or unkind words, financial problems, serious illness, orthe stresses of raising children. Hence, the Bible frankly statesthat those who marry “will have tribulation in their flesh.”(1 Corinthians 7:28) But tribulations, or trials, need not weaken a marriage. In fact, when two people love each other and possess godly wisdom, they have the means to resolve potentially
CopingWith Hard Economic Times
Be diligent. “Thelazy one is showing himself desirous, but his soul has nothing.However, the very soul of the diligent ones will be made fat.”(Proverbs 13:4) The lesson? Develop the reputation of being anhonest, hard worker. Good workers are greatly valued by employers andmay be more likely to be the first ones hired and the last onesfired.—Ephesians 4:28.
Consider the costbefore buying. Jesus said: “Who of you that wants to build atower does not first
WhatDoes It Mean to Turn the Other Cheek?
IN HIS celebrated Sermonon the Mount, Jesus Christ said: “Do not resist him that is wicked;but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other also tohim.”—Matthew 5:39.
What did he mean? Was heurging Christians to become passive victims? Are Christians expectedto suffer in silence and refuse to seek legal protection?
To understand what Jesusmeant, we must consider the context of his statement, as well as hisaudience. Jesus prefaced