Suffering has shown me that my strength is not in me. The raging seas have made me cling to the rock of my salvation. I can say in full conviction, “If the Lord had not […]
If you are a member of Christ’s body, you are called to help other people grow in godliness: “You were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the […]
When times become difficult or chaotic, it’s easy to lose focus. Like the disciples tossed to and fro by waves in the middle of the sea (Matthew 14:24), we often fear disaster. We quickly question […]
The world and the ruler of this world want you to believe this lie. Convenience — the worldly pursuit of ease — has become the Enemy’s battle cry (or, better yet, whisper) in the war […]
You probably know someone who once lived passionately for Christ but has now abandoned him altogether. Your heart sinks and twists even to hear his or her name. Perhaps even more painful than loved ones […]
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what […]
So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming […]
“And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name […]
Regardless of what we may believe, the Christian life is a threefold battle. First, we battle against the flesh and its sinful desires that wage war against our new nature and against the Spirit […]
Remind them of these things, and charge them before God not to quarrel about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers. Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a […]
I looked across the table at my boyfriend and replayed his words in my mind. “I just don’t enjoy spending time with you.” I never knew a heart could break so suddenly, so rudely — […]
What dreams do you have for the new year? What do you wish would be different about you, your marriage, your family, your job, or your ministry? Some of us may have been thinking about […]
“But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person” (Matthew 15:18, ESV). The world is a cold place, and life on this earth can lend itself naturally to miserable attitudes. […]
Life is hard. No matter who we are, we all experience difficulty. To be sure, the degree of life’s severity differs from person to person. As I write this, many around the world are experiencing […]
Many of the burdens I bear in life are made far heavier by adding on top of them an oversized image of myself. I simply have a tendency to think more often about and more highly of myself than […]
The signs of the last days since the ascension of Christ has been on the gradual increase.
I’m seeing a trending struggle or confusion about all the “legalities” of many many denominations of churches.
Asking children to attend Christian assemblies undermines their human rights, according to a United Nations committee.
There are many today in and outside the Church with this same convoluted mentality, they disregard the whole salvation plan of God and what it entails.
Can you imagine, your own best friend snitching on you for a few bucks to the police for crimes you never commited?