Site Update: Username Changes, Journal WidgetIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.More Like This
Username Changes Now Available
DeviantART has been around for almost twelve years, and in that time, we've seen artists grow from hobbyists to students to professionals. As a member of any community, your identity can change and grow over time.
For years, we've been getting requests from the community asking for the ability to change usernames. We realize that as an artist, it's important to give yo
God's Plan of SalvationThe greatest decision that any person will make in this life before they die is to where they will spend eternity. If you don't do anything before you die about this, then sad to say that according to the Bible you will spend eternity in Hell. You are not a sinner before God because you sin. You are a sinner before God because you were born that way because of Adam's sin of disobedience that you inherited from him as seen in Romans 5:12 which says, "Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned." Don't worry, I was in the same boat 37 years ago before I heard the plan of salvation and accepted it. I have not regretted it since then. However, there are some drawbacks when you strive to live a holy life after you've been saved like being called a "Religious Extremist". But if you carefully study the life of Christ, one would notiMore Like This
Revival PrayerPraying for Revival takes a great deal of Intercessory prayer and confession of sins. One of the best living authorities on praying for Revival is Leonard Ravenhill. But there is one aspect of prayer that is hardly touched on anymore because no one does it any-more: fasting and prayer.More Like This
Fasting is generally a denial of physical nourishment: food and fluids. The human body can go a week without food before getting hungry, but it can only go about three days without water. When we mix prayer and fasting though, we are trusting in God's power to sustain us while we pray for something very serious. Moses fasted 40 days twice at the age of 80 in preparation for the 10 Commandments from God. Daniel fasted for several weeks while waiting on God for an answer about a certain passage of Scripture. Christ fasted 40 days while in preparation for His earthly m