MIND, BODY AND SOUL
All of us have three basic areas of need: the mind, the body and the soul. Neglecting any of these can mean we are not functioning in the way we were designed by God. Only when we take into account of all of our needs can we truly experience the inner peace and fullness of life that we read Jesus spoke about in the Bible
The Thinking and Feeling Part of You
What we think affects how we feel about ourselves. We’re influenced by what others say about us and from what we see and hear from the media. Feelings are important and our emotional health can be easily compromised by circumstances, upbringing and troubled relationships. For some advice and tips on well-being from two local counsellors see www.lfeofhope.co.uk
Faith in God for the Christian is based on the historical fact of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This is evidenced from the different eyewitness accounts we have recorded in the Bible. Christians are encouraged to think through what they believe and trust the evidence. Contrary to what some say, Christians do not believe in ‘blind faith’. Many Christians will say that the more they understand their faith and what they believe, the more they feel safe and secure. This is why we encourage believers to think through what they believe and look for the evidence to support their belief. Christianity is founded on historical evidence of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is an historic faith.
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Courses and information on exploring the meaning of life
For more information on the big questions about life and what being a Christian is really all about. You may be surprised to hear that its not just about what you believe and being a good person but about knowing Jesus Christ- how he lived, why he died and how he is alive and real today and we can have a relationship with him. For more information see What is a Christian.
We also run a very interesting course called Christianity Explored which many people have found very helpful in deciding what to believe about God, our purpose in this life and what love is all about. For more information see Christianity Explored.
Other religions and philosophies attempt to find the solution to happiness, each in their own way but Christianity is unique in that everything is not about what we do, think or feel but about what Jesus Christ has done for us. It’s about getting to know Christ and through him the God who made us is really like. There are many distorted versions of God on display in the world today and the God Jesus reveals is very different. Find the purpose in life you were made for,be valued and accepted- if you find God through Christ it’s like coming home to a safe place!
Some promises made to those who follow Christ
- We are none of us perfect and God sees us for what we are. He promises forgiveness and a new start.
- God will never leave you our forsake you.
- God has a plan for your life. Jesus said I have come so that they may have life, and have it in its fullest.
- You will become part of a worldwide family of believers that will support and encourage you.