How To Live

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How to live according to the Bible

~ Here’s a helpful list that points to the exact steps HOW to live according to the Bible. God is very detailed! Let’s dig in and hunt for the specific processes He’s given us to carry out His instructions for living a changed life for Him. ~

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How to Live – According to the Bible

The Bible is much more than a How-To Manual for our lives, but it does give us lots of helpful instruction for living a godly life.

2 Peter 1:3 (CSB): His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.

See? He has given us everything we need – through the knowledge of Him!

Here’s more good news: you may be surprised how many times we are given precise step-by-step details on HOW to live the godly life He requires.

All it takes is a little digging to hunt for answers our favorite question: HOW?

We’ve recorded that digging right here on the blog so we can reference it whenever we need it.

So here’s our handy list of the How-To’s we’ve uncovered from God’s Word so far …


How To Never Forget that God is Good All the Time
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Wait. All the time? But sometimes God doesn’t seem good. How can we truly believe He’s good when our circumstances aren’t good? Does the Bible tell us how to do that? Yes …


How To Develop Heart Satisfaction
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What if we’re not thrilled with the life we’ve been given? Are we missing something we’re supposed to be doing in order to feel satisfied? Does the Bible tell us how to do that? Yes …


How To Avoid Bitterness
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Joseph certainly had cause to be bitter when his life went from bad to worse. But he never seemed resentful. Was it the power of positive thinking and making the best of it? Nope. Does the Bible give us details on how he did it? Yes …


How To Actually Enjoy the Bible
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Maybe you don’t like reading anything, much less the Bible. Perhaps Bible study seems too much like school, which you never liked. Is there anything you can do to change that? Does the Bible give any specifics on how to actually enjoy time in God’s Word? Yes …


How To Transform Your Thought Life
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You have an average of 60,000 thoughts every day, and up to 80 percent of those thoughts are negative. Almost all of today’s thoughts are recycled from yesterday’s negative thoughts. How exactly can we stop this negative cycle? What does the Bible say?


How To Propel Endurance During Trials
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Trials may not be our favorite subject. But let’s face it – we only have to be on this planet for about 30 seconds to realize trials are mandatory. No one is exempt. So it would behoove us to know how the Bible says to endure them …


How To Have the Aroma of Christ
2 Corinthians 2:15 Scripture Art

The verse pictured above begs the question … Is my life a Christ-like fragrance rising up to God? What exactly does it take to qualify? Never fear, the Bible gives us the process …


How To Pray Like Jesus
Let's dive into Jesus' prayer in Luke 22:42: Take this cup, yet not my will. Are these two opposite prayers together for a reason?

The disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray. We should too! What can we learn from the words and ways Jesus prayed?


How To Finish When You Don’t Want To
Colossians 4:17 Scripture Art

Have you ever jumped on a church volunteer opportunity all gung-ho, only to fizzle out before the job is done? Does the Bible give us steps to stop tiring out and finish well? Yes …


How To Improve Your Legacy
Would you like to improve your legacy to point to Jesus? There is one crucial thing you can do that will guarantee an Upgrade to the legacy you'll leave. #forever #legacy

Would you like to improve your legacy to point to Jesus? There is one crucial thing you can do that will guarantee an upgrade to the legacy you’ll leave.


How To Develop The Desire To Obey God
Do you want to know how to develop the desire to obey God? It's time to face reality, rethink, and implement the secret to obedient walking with God.

There I was again, grappling with what God was asking me to do. Something I didn’t really want to do. Something I didn’t have time to do. Honestly, something I was scared to do. Does the Bible tell us how to change our desires?


How To Steer Clear of Bondage
Learn how to steer clear of bondage by living the Sabbath principle found in the Breathe Bible study by Priscilla Shirer. Galatians 5:1

Did you know that the mind can remain in bondage even when the body is free? So, God prescribed for His people – then and now – a loving, gracious gift that would break the chains that remained inside of them.


How To Please God
It's not supposed to be about checking off a list of religious things, right? Wait, what about Micah 6:8? Isn't it a short list of ways to please God?

Some people think that God is hard to please. What exactly does it take to please Him? Too bad there’s not a simple checklist or a step-by-step chart so we can know for sure. Well guess what …


How To Stop Leaning on Your Own Understanding
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What if we tend to lean on our own understanding? Is there a way to change that tendency? Does the Bible tell us how to do that? Yes …


How To Have Lasting Heart Change
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Ever wonder why God made our hearts in need of a change? God could have made every heart “good to go.” But instead, He decided to give us hearts that require a lifetime of work to transform them into the likeness of Christ. Thankfully, the Bible tells us why and HOW to change it …


How To Get Ultimate Love
Love endures all in 1 Corinthians 13. Can we get anywhere close to having that kind of love? Jesus gave us the ultimate example. Read how we can get ...

Can we get anywhere close to having the kind of love found in 1 Corinthians 13? Jesus gave us the ultimate example but does the Bible tell us how we can get it? Yes …


How To Become Strong and Courageous
How did I miss this before?! Joshua 1:6-9 tells us exactly HOW God expects us to become strong and courageous. And it's do-able!

I can’t believe I missed this! Joshua 1 tells us exactly HOW God expects us to become strong and courageous. And it’s do-able!


How To Prepare for Your Next Bad Day
How does a man after God's own heart survive the bad days? Acts 13:22

What can we do to prepare for our next bad day? I’m thinking we should plan ahead, right? Let’s get ready! What does the Bible tell us we can do to train for this upcoming event?


Do you have another “how to” that you’d like to see added to this list? Just let us know! We LOVE digging in the Bible to see HOW God says to do life.

*My prayer for you is … that this blog will inspire you to open your Bible every single day to seek God’s face and write His Word on your heart – because HE’S the key to lasting heart change!

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