What occupies and pre-occupies you? What makes you stay awake at night? What causes you to do irrational and foolish things? In this series, we look at the common emotional burdens that weigh us down, and how the power of the gospel can liberate us from them.
When things in life don’t seem to go our way or when things fall apart, we tend to think that someone out there is trying to get us – people, the devil, even God sometimes. But what if the thing that sabotages our life lies within us? Let’s find out more in this message by Pastor Alywin entitled “The Enemy Within”.
All of us experience hardships and trials in our life, and we have different ways to deal in those seasons. Some grit their teeth, clench their fists and endure through sheer willpower, others appeal to some form of higher power for help yet nonetheless go through it with uncertainty and anxiety. How does true Christianity enable us to rejoice in our trials?
“What’s the fast about? Why the fuss about fasting? It is one of the fastest (no pun intended!) growing health trends in the world today. Besides health benefits, what are the Christian perspectives on fasting? Maybe it is time for us to “Eat, fast and live longer”?
Worrying mars the enjoyment of life because it is so emotionally exhausting. Trying to prevent the scenarios we worry about is costly and provides us at most with an illusory security. Worst of all, worrying keeps us earth-bound instead of soaring and being all that God designed us to be.
Another new year has dawned, and no doubt all of us have engaged in the same mind game, wishing and persuading ourselves that on the stroke of midnight of 31 December, things would somehow be better going forward.