How to Train Your Conscience to Do What Is Right

Consider. Everything you do. Before you sneak out of the house and do something you WILL regret, consider. Did your parents specifically tell you not to leave the house? Do you know what will happen if they find out? What’s wrong with watching a movie at the house instead of at the theater? All of this is part of using your brain, and considering before doing things.

Clean your reputation. If you have a reputation of doing things bad and not caring, you naturally are going to be tempted to do things. Don’t. Make it clear to your friends. Say: “I know I usually don’t back down, but I’ve been having second thoughts about this.” If they are true friends, they’ll understand. If not, search for new friends.

 Limit yourself. The whole purpose of training your concience is to stop doing things you know, deep down, are wrong. Party Saturday night but you know people are going to have drugs there? Don’t go. Even if your friends want you to. Use your better judgement and do something useful. Go help at the nursery. See an appropiate movie. Or go eat out with your parents. Skip the party and talk about something else the next day.

Stay calm. You will have to make some sacrifices to do the “right thing” but do it anyway! Half of training your conscience is learning at a young age to make good choices and live your life well.

Practice delayed gratification. This may be hard, as mentioned. You will miss parties and things because of your new conscience. But hopefully your conscience will make up for the parties. You will be rewarded in the end.

Until Next blog, let’s become the person we know we can be.

How to Love Your Wife According to the Bible

“Love your wife as Christ loved the Church.”(Ephesians 5:25) Risk your life to help or save your wife. Christ’s love for the church is without limits, nothing is held back. He gave His life for the church – before you loved Him. His love does not depend on your love for Him. Under God‘s authority – love your wife as service–as giving your life to God.

“Love your wife in the same way you love your body and your life.”(Ephesians 5:28-33) You care for your body daily to be as well fed and healthy as possible. You quickly take care of any needs or desires. Any sexual desire as a husband should be cared for with your wife. In the same way, care for your wife’s needs and well being. Feel your wife’s pain and illness and rejoice in her health as if it were your own life. A husband must see his wife’s sexual desires and make supreme efforts to meet those needs too. Basically, her need or desire whether financial, physical, emotional or spiritual in your relationship must receive your full effort. Only in this way can you love her and provide for her just as well as you do for yourself.

“Be considerate as you live with your wife, with respect …”(I Peter 3:7) The Bible says that if we neglect this command, our prayers will be hindered! To be considerate, quit any irritating habits! When she needs to be helped carrying heavy items, do it! If she needs time you can take care of the family! Help your wife with all of your energy, show your love to her with all consideration. Pray to see where you may be inconsiderate.

“Do not be harsh with your wife.”(Colossians 3:19) When a wife is sensitive realize that harsh answers, angry looks, irritated tones of voice and impatience will deeply affect your wife. Rejoice that she is a lady and isn’t like you – remember that she is a precious gift God has given you.

“The husband’s body does not belong to him alone but also to his wife.”(I Corinthians 7:3-5) Please your wife physically. Don’t deprive her of what she needs. Sexual pleasure is something that is given, not forced or taken. Discuss what her needs are both inside and outside of the bedroom.

“Rejoice in your wife all your life. Let her body satisfy you. Be captivated with her.”(Proverbs 5:18-19) No man should look at other women or pictures of other women when he has a wife on whom he can gaze daily. A husband should become fully satisfied with his wife’s body. No matter what the size or shape, if a man will let it happen, and ask God to help him, he can grow to truly find his wife’s breasts to be the most attractive in the world. This is the true spirit of being captivated with your wife. Such a wife will feel sexy, attractive, and most of all, ladylike.

“And that women may be dressed in simple clothing, with a quiet and serious air; not with vanity about her hair and gold or jewels or expensive clothing;”(1 Timothy 2:9) Encourage your wife to be modest in public and erotic in private with you. A modest woman is a lady. There is much sin and temptation that results from women showing too much skin in public. Just think of the pleasure of knowing that no one sees too much of your wife’s legs but you! You will be shocked at how this one maneuver will increase your feelings of masculinity and her feelings of femininity.

“Do not be captivated by other women.”(Proverbs 5:20) Finding other women attractive and looking at them will erode your own view of your wife. You will be less satisfied with her and she will feel less special to you. No man can build a habit of glances without subconsciously doing it in his wife’s company. And she will notice. Remember to be captivated with your wife and no one else. She will feel like the Queen of the world and you will fall further in love with her.

“Call your wife ‘blessed’ and praise her.”(Proverbs 31:28-29) Tell her that she is special and is greater than any other woman on earth. Don’t just mention her physical beauty, but her care for you, her hard work, and her ladylike attributes. Watch the flower of your wife blossom as you repeatedly fill her ears with your praises. She longs for those words and she wants to hear them from you! Of course you don’t need pride, but that does not change the wife’s need and longing to be treasured.

“Tell your wife how captivated you are with her body.”(Song of Solomon 4:7; 7:1-8) A true lover will make sure that his wife knows that he finds no flaw in her. God made your wife. God makes no mistakes. If you find a part of her body flawed, then it is your mind that needs to be changed. The responsibility upon the man to grow to love and express love for every part of his wife and also to respectfully and sensually tell her so. It will not help to criticize her or to be sarcastic. Think of how good she will feel when both you and she truly believe that you are enamored with every part of her!

Until next blog, Learn with me on my journey to be more closer to our father which lies in heaven. – Deondrae Cool

How to Live a Good Christian Life

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Act like a Christian in any circumstance. Follow Jesus’ (the Son of God) greatest commandment: Love God completely and everybody even if they treat you wrongly whether you know them or not. Jesus said “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” Jesus says in John 13:15, “I have given you an example, that as I have done, so should you do.” In I Corinthians 11:1, Paul says, “Imitate me as I imitate Christ.” Ephesians 5:1 says, “Be imitators of God as dear children.” Also many Believers are “empty, swept and garnished” (Matthew 12:44) by lukewarm Christian Doctrines. If you just go to church, you will be a weak Christian and trials will make havoc of your life. But if you go to church and read the Word every night, you will be a strong Christian. Most Christians do not read the Bible every day, so if all you do is go to Church you will be a weak Christian. A few of my favorite Christian building passages are Proverbs 8:17-21. Psalms 1:1-3. John 14:21-27. James 1:2-8. I Thess 5:16-18. II Timothy 1:6-7, Hebrews 8:6,10. Ephesians 6:10-18. Proverbs 4:20-23.

 

8 Things that can hinder our prayers

    • Disobedience- If we do not obey Yahweh, there is no point  in praying. Obedience e to Yahweh is better than any sacrifice you can give to  Him. Yahweh rejected Saul as a king because he did not obey “the voice of the  Lord”, 1 Samuel 28:16-18. Yahweh indicated that rebellion is like the sin of  witchcraftStained glass at St John the Baptist's Anglica...
  • Indifference – If you are praying just because it is the  thing people do but do not honor and recognize Yahweh for who He is, why do you  expect Him to answer you? Yahweh command us to “be still and know that I am Yahweh; I will be exalted  among the nations; I will be exalted in the earth” Psalm 46:10.
  • Lack of Concern for others – If all you think about is  yourself and refuse to hear the cry of others in need, expect the same from the  Lord. Scriptures states that, “whoever shuts his ears to the cry of the poor  will also cry himself and not be heard” Proverbs 21:13. There is always  something you can do to help, like listening, encouraging, protecting as well as materially.
  • Unconfessed Sin- Sin separates us from Yahweh and when you  are separated from someone communication is hindered or frustrated. According to  scripture, “the Lord’s hand is not  shortened, that it cannot save; nor His ear heavy, that it cannot hear; But your  iniquities have separated you from your God; Ad your sins have hidden His face  from you, so that He will not hear” Isaiah 59;1-2.
  • Lack of forgiveness for others- If we expect God to forgive  us for something we have done, then we must also be willing to do the same to  those we consider to have done us wrong. Yehshua teaching on this subject said,  “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive  him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive your trespasses. But if you do  not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses” Mark  11: 25-26.
  • Doubt- If you are praying yet have doubt about what you are  praying about how do you expect it to come to pass? Mary and Martha were  disappointed that Yehshua did not come to them when they send an SOS concerning  their brother’s imminent death. So when He appeared they had doubt that anything  could happen but He told Martha, “Did I not say to you that if you would believe  you would see the glory of God?” John 11: 40. There is nothing impossible with  God and you must approach Him in prayers with this attitude.
  • Unbelief- Unbelief and doubt go together.  When you  pray you must believe that God is who the scriptures say He is and he is able to  do that which you ask.  The scriptures warns, “Beware, brethren, lest there  be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God”–  For “He who comes to God must believe He is, and that He is a rewarder of those  who diligently seek Him” Hebrews 3: 12, 11: 6.
  • Wrong Motives- Our prayers must be according to God’s will  and not aimed only at fulfilling our pleasures and desires. The scriptures  states that, “You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may  spend it on your pleasures “James 4: 3.

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