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Life in the wilderness

We know that difficulty is part of the plan from God. If you would think back on what happened and what you have gained from it, and the corresponding conditions to make that happen, you will be amazed at the wisdom of God and understand God’s plan in a profound way. […]

God’s plan for us

Yesterday we talked about God allowing things to happen for a purpose. Let’s think about what is described in the Bible book of Exodus. What was God trying to do to Israel during 40 years in the wilderness? If we can understand this a little bit more, it will help us to […]

God’s love

There is much we can learn about God, from the wonders of God’s Creation, to learning about the rules of nature from our ancestors, from the Holy Scriptures, or from the relationships in our life which help us understand Him as our Heavenly Father. The relationships can be father and […]

Three tools

Meditation, prayer, and reading scriptures are three tools that can help us grow spiritually. Making prayer and scripture reading become part of daily life is the first thing we can change. To seek for spiritual growth we need to live  the “inner life”, in other words, to let our faith permeate our whole […]

Prayer

One of the common aspects of all religions throughout history is prayer. It is essential to our spiritual life as breathing is to our physical existence. The following description of prayer is from the Ruhi Institute training course book 1, which is often used in group study and discussion: Prayer […]

Meditate on our feelings

Let’s look into a little bit about the dual nature of humankind, the material nature (body) and spiritual nature (soul), and how our feelings affect the way we relate to them. In man there are two natures; his spiritual or higher nature and his material or lower nature. In one […]