- 1 What does the Bible say about sticking up for yourself?
- 2 What does the Bible say about knowing the truth?
- 3 How does the Bible define self?
- 4 What does God say about helping yourself?
- 5 How do you stand up for God’s justice?
- 6 Is lying a sin?
- 7 What Jesus said about hypocrites?
- 8 Why is the truth important?
- 9 How do we define the self?
- 10 What does self denial mean in the Bible?
- 11 What does the Bible say about your image?
- 12 What does the Bible say about being too generous?
- 13 What does the Bible say about working?
- 14 Who did God help in the Bible?
What does the Bible say about sticking up for yourself?
Proverbs 31:8-9 (NIV)
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.
What does the Bible say about knowing the truth?
Christ Jesus said, “Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32).
How does the Bible define self?
The Christian “self” is real in the sense that he or she exists through God’s grace; he or she expresses himself or herself in the created world of common experience in psychological terms and moral behavior.
What does God say about helping yourself?
Colossians 3:23 – Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men. Deuteronomy 28:8 – The Lord will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to.
How do you stand up for God’s justice?
“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and please the widow’s cause,” (Isaiah 1:17). “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8).
Is lying a sin?
One of the Ten Commandments is “thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour”; for this reason, lying is generally considered a sin in Christianity. The story of Naboth in 1 Kings 21 provides an example where false witness leads to an unjust outcome.
What Jesus said about hypocrites?
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and everything unclean.
Why is the truth important?
The Importance of Truth. Truth matters, both to us as individuals and to society as a whole. As individuals, being truthful means that we can grow and mature, learning from our mistakes. For society, truthfulness makes social bonds, and lying and hypocrisy break them.
How do we define the self?
The self is an individual person as the object of its own reflective consciousness. Since the self is a reference by a subject to the same subject, this reference is necessarily subjective. The sense of having a self—or self-hood—should, however, not be confused with subjectivity itself.
What does self denial mean in the Bible?
Self–denial (related but different from self-abnegation or self-sacrifice) is an act of letting go of the self as with altruistic abstinence – the willingness to forgo personal pleasures or undergo personal trials in the pursuit of the increased good of another.
What does the Bible say about your image?
‘” Genesis 1:26-27 – “Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.
What does the Bible say about being too generous?
2 Corinthians 9:10-15
You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God. And in their prayers for you their hearts will go out to you, because of the surpassing grace God has given you.
What does the Bible say about working?
Colossians 3:22 says, “You who are servants who are owned by someone, obey your owners. Work hard for them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Work for them as you would for the Lord because you honor God.” When we obey the authority figures in our life, we are ultimately serving Christ.
Who did God help in the Bible?
Each of the six advocates below combines their faith in God with a unique advocacy strategy, and God uses them all powerfully to bring about justice.
6 heroes of advocacy in the Bible
- Queen Esther (Esther 1-10)
- Moses (Exodus)
- Paul (Philemon)
- Nathan the Prophet (2 Samuel 12)
- The Persistent Widow (Luke 18)