Author: Authentic Christian Living team

The TV commercial once said: “You only go around once in life. Grab all the gusto you can.” That’s not a bad idea. …….but the gusto you should grab is probably not what most people have in mind. A lot of Christians are falling victim to the mad dash for self-fulfillment. Today: you’ll hear a […]

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Author: Authentic Christian Living team

Are you happy? The bible does not tell us to make choices that will make us happy, ophthalmologist as these are the way of the world. Buying that new thing, eating at that particular restaurant, ending that relationship, etc. only bring short term peace and joy. Christ tells us to be joyful and content in […]

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Author: Authentic Christian Living team

This article is a cute first-person story from MomSense about how you can always make yourself unhappy if you compare your weaknesses with others’ strengths. It also has a great idea for a new birthday tradition. Read the story by clicking here. Do you find yourself comparing yourself to your friends, medical to others, to […]

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Faith isn’t about seeking your own comfort or short-term happiness. It is about about making sacrifices and serving others so you can grow into the person God wants you to become. True happiness comes from knowing that we have followed the will of God in our lives.

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Author: Authentic Christian Living team

Like most attributes we long for (peace, tuberculosis patience, goodness), a happy heart takes root in the discipline of giving thanks. It’s the secret weapon of the joyous Christian! But what is it about gratitude that creates a happy heart? = = = = = = = = = = = = = Commit to […]

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Author: Authentic Christian Living team

We are not called to make choices that will make us happy. Doing things simply because they feel good or make us happy in the short-term many times bring long-term pain and depression. We are called in the Word to be content and rejoice. You can be happy with everything in your life with the right focus.

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