Category: God

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Is Your Relationship Turning You Away from God?

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  December 29, 2018

What do people do when it seems God is not acting according to their expectations? Validation, assurance, relief, significance, and more -- are gifts from God. 

Look for Ways God Can Speak to You

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  December 28, 2018

Turning over your life to God as the navigator is not easy. It requires you to give up control over your life, listen to God, and pay attention to His answer. 

A Prayer for Kindness

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 13, 2018

There's something important to remember in the quest for strength and courage, and that's a spirit of kindness.  Too often we teach our children the verse, "Be kind one to another" (Eph. 4:32 RSV), and then we forget the admonition as adults.  True forgiveness and kindness are cut from the...

Accepting the Truth of Your Life

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  December 13, 2015

Acceptance is an interesting word. It involves both the act of accepting as well as the fact of being accepted.  In this way, it's kind of a two-way street.  One of the corollary definitions of accepting is "to be able or designed to take hold, as in something added or...

The Keys to Emotional Equilibrium

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  October 23, 2015

It is vital for your emotional equilibrium that you counterbalance anger, fear, and guilt with optimism, hope, and joy.

Identifying Spiritual Abuse in Relationships

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 30, 2015

Spiritual abuse is used as a way to manipulate and control, and it usurps divine authority in order to promote self, which is the opposite of what God does.

Accepting Truths in Life

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 31, 2015

Accepting the truth in your life means you must come to accept the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. First, there comes an acceptance of the truth in your life that is causing you pain and is the source of your anger. This is the first step...

Countering Satan's Lies With the Truth of God

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  April 26, 2011

Through all of the chatter and static this life puts up, one truth should always ring aloud and clear: God created you; He loves and values you.

Pursuing God Out of the Pit of Despair

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  April 19, 2011

When you reject and turn away from that sin and instead pursue God, you are cleansed and returned to your childlike state of being pure in heart.

Following Your Faith on the Road Less Traveled

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  November 24, 2010

Take the road less traveled because it will make all the difference. The world's road eventually leads to a literal dead end. God's road leads to eternity.

How God Provides Help

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 29, 2010

Unlike so many of the false promises in this world, the help God gives is effective and tailored to our needs.

How God Provides Endurance: Steve's Story

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 17, 2010

When Steve thought he couldn't say no one more time or withstand the growing pressure to succumb to his excessity, he did.

What Patience Is, and What It's Not

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 14, 2010

Patience does not give you the power over circumstances; patience allows you to control yourself in the midst of circumstances.

How to Claim Validation, Your Gift from God [1 of 2]

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  September 5, 2010

Each of us has a worth, a value that we did not generate, create, or cause for ourselves. This value is inherent in us as people; this value is a gift from God.

In Money We Trust? What the Bible Says About Wealth

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  August 28, 2010

"In God We Trust" has been engraved on our coins since 1864. But since then it seems we've shifted from trust in God to trust in the coin itself.

Waiting in Hope

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 22, 2010

If you long for something this world cannot provide, rejoice in the knowledge that all your desires will be fulfilled in heaven.

Renewing Your Spiritual Connections

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  May 10, 2010

If you wonder where God is when you're lonely and hurting, renew the spiritual connection. God-talk supports positive self-talk with these affirming statements.

Healthy Relationships: Refilling Your Bucket

By: Dr. Gregory Jantz  •  April 30, 2010

In seeking out healthy relationships, look for connections with people whose actions reveal their character. Beyond that, follow your heart & ask God for help.

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