With today’s busy world, it’s easier than ever for young people to lose sight of their faith, fall victim to temptation, forget God’s word, or get wrapped up in a world of materialism. The problems and challenges that Christian youth face today are numerous and varied, and it is important to continue a connection with God during these very trying times. At JCLU Forever, we remember what it’s like to be a young person juggling faith and life during this very formative period, and for every challenge presented, God does give us an answer to help us to work through and come out stronger! (more…)
The Greatest Is Love is inspired by 1 Corinthians 13:13 “And these three remain:Faith,Hope and Love.But the greatest of these is love.” #faith #hope #love
Sometimes when you are faced with difficult situations, you can lose your faith. It can feel like God is not listening or He simply doesn’t care. However, it’s important to remember that faith is the substance of things hoped for, and the evidence of things not yet seen. It’s also important to realize there’s a power working on your behalf, even when you can’t see it. But when you learn to trust, despite your circumstances, you will see that your faith is still intact – you just have to hold on. You just have to make the choice to believe. When you find yourself low on faith, here are five ways it can be restored.
Prayer is the key that unlocks the door. Give God some one-on-one time. Have faith in what you are praying about, and believe it will happen. Pray for your family, your community and for the world’s well-being.
Learn to be Grateful
Look around at the people in your community. Think how fortunate you are to have all the basic necessities such as food, shelter, money or a job. Homeless people do not have half of what you have. Learn to be appreciative of small blessings.
Talk to Someone Spiritual
Talking with someone who has been down the same road, can provide insight on your situation. They can help you rebuild your faith, by offering some practical advice.
Think back to time when you were going through a tough situation. Ask yourself: How did I get out of that situation in one piece? You needed faith to come out and you used it, whether you acknowledge it or not.
Look at the gifts you have. Every day is full of promise and hope. Have faith that all things are working together for your good. Believe in yourself, and know that you can do all things. And believe this: What doesn’t break you only makes you AND your faith, stronger.
Whether times are tough or not, it’s never a bad idea to uplift your spirit and strengthen your connection with God. One easy way to do this is through scripture, and there are certain passages that you can use as a simple pick-me-up any time you’re feeling the need for a little bit of spiritual inspiration.
Uplifting your spirit doesn’t necessarily mean looking to one moment of inspiration, and certain circumstances may cause you to need different elements of God’s word in order to see clearly through the fog of stress. Words of inspiration, words of encouragement, words of strength, or words of peace all have their own particular place in our lives, and there are passages of scripture which can uplift you using all of these things. (more…)
At JCLU Forever, the Yes We’re Blessed Tank Top is one of our trendiest pieces for summer, and you can happily rep your blessing through the Lord in a way that is on point with style when you wear this piece! Made from 100% ring-spun cotton, this tank will help to keep you cool on even the warmest days, and its super cool retro appeal goes splendidly with a vast array of different personal styles!
The Yes We’re Blessed tank has a design that is something of an homage to the classic “Yes We’re Open” signs that have often been seen in the windows of storefronts for decades. Not only does this give the tank a vintage appeal, but it also presents a very clever sort of double meaning. While this tank states that yes, you are blessed, it also alludes to the fact that yes, you’re also open to the Lord, making this one faith-based tank with two very important messages in one super stylish package! (more…)
The word of God contains many powerful messages, and these messages can not only help you, but help your friends as well. Whether these friends are part of the Christian faith or not, the ideals laid out in the Bible contain a vast array of lessons to be learned, and important tidbits of information that can help any person to work through their struggles, and rejoice in their blessings, in a way that truly empowers them to be all that they can be. (more…)
Who says you can’t show your faith while you get dressed up? At JCLU Forever, we don’t think that just because you’re dressed for a snazzy occasion you can’t show pride in your Christian faith, and we have the perfect piece for these situations with our Amazing Grace Gold Cross Dolman. This top uses a more formal looking fabric than your average tee, and the gold foil cross shown on the front of the piece is perfect for pairing with gold jewelry, shoes, or accessories.
The Amazing Grace Dolman can be worn in a variety of ways and in a variety of situations, so you can dress it up if you’d like, or dress it down to keep it more casual, making this one top that can be one of the most versatile in your closet. For a toned down look, you can pair this top with a comfortable pair of fitted jeans, cute metallic sandals, and a carefree pulled up hairstyle to show off the uniquely shaped neckline. This look is ideal for a trip to the mall or a lunch with the girls, and you can go from one activity to another while staying appropriately dressed no matter where your day may take you. (more…)
Staying strong when times get difficult can sound like an impossibility depending on the situation, and the stress of these situations can lead us to feel that leaving our problems to God is something out of the question. The Lord provides us with all of the strength we need to carry out through any storm, and He would never place a situation in front of you if He didn’t think you could handle it. Seeking help is never something to be ashamed of, and you should always turn to God to help you during these difficult times, because with His strength you truly can make it through. (more…)