Bedtime prayer can be a meaningful way to spend time with God every evening, talking over your day, sharing your concerns with Him, and thanking Him for His love and care. But why should we take time to pray before bed each night?
The Apostle Paul identified and described narcissism in 2 Timothy sometime between 90 and 140 A.D. This divine wisdom has brought us to where we are today, where psychologists and mental health professionals have identified nine narcissistic traits, outlined in the DSM-5.
In this passage, John gives us a series of tests for our faith – not tests like the kind we take in school that you can pass or fail, but tests that reveal to us the genuineness of our faith – so that we can have full assurance of our salvation and so that we can recognize true believers.