When we give, God looks at how we’re giving, whether grudgingly, happily, out of our surplus or sacrificially. It is written “God loves a cheerful giver”, in 2 Corinthians 9:7.
Taking and making a stand in today’s world is becoming more important as a Christian. If you claim to be a Christian, how do you prove it to other people?
I will confess that at times I loose sight of the fact that I am a representative of Jesus Christ full time and that I must discipline myself with the help and grace of the Spirit of God and steadfast prayer.
This last verse is a serious sexual sin considering our perverted and sexualized generation today.
We are all a fallen people living in a fallen world and the proof of this decay and decadence is before our eyes daily. Only a blind fool will claim themselves holy, pure and sinless.
Peter in prison! What a jolt! We are too far removed from the actual scene to catch the atmosphere of dismay the Christians of that day felt.
And the LORD shall do unto them as he did to Sihon and to Og, kings of the Amorites, and unto the land of them, whom he destroyed. And the LORD shall give them up […]
Ephesians 5:3-7 says But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of […]
“When I think about that time I spent with Ian and Larissa, one thing stands out the clearest: their love for one another,” Stefan Green wrote last year in a short update on the couple. “It was […]
Christianity means change is possible. Deep, fundamental change. It is possible to become tender-hearted when once you were callous and insensitive. It is possible to stop being dominated by bitterness and anger. It is possible […]
Christian Patriots Radio with Daniel Crane and Chris Connelly will discuss Psalm 15 and the reqiremenys to dwell in God’s Tabernacle. Join Christian Patriots Radio starting at 7 PM EST. To listen to the show, tune in at Christian […]
A breakthrough is a military concept. When one army is able to weaken its enemy’s forces to the point of collapse, a breakthrough occurs allowing that army to invade and take its enemy’s territory. But […]
Sometimes my faith is shaken when my dreams are shattered. I wonder where God is in the midst of my suffering. I cannot sense his presence. I feel alone and afraid. My faith wavers. I […]
Ongoing pain and suffering is hard. My wife and I have wrestled with her chronic pain for five years now. Everyone suffers somehow. It might be chronic pain, cancer, broken relationships, disability, or the struggle […]
While listening to a sermon by Ray Ortlund, Jr., I was struck by a quote he read from Simone Weil. Nothing is so beautiful, nothing is so continually fresh and surprising, so full of sweet and perpetual ecstasy as […]
It might surprise some Millennials to hear that one of our generational battle cries is fairly old school. The popular acronym YOLO (you only live once) has captured the hearts of many an emerging hedonist […]
Each of us has received grace-gifts from God. And, “as each has received a gift,” we are to “use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” (1 Peter 4:10). We […]
The next time someone says that God doesn’t give us more than we can handle, point them to Judges chapter seven. God instructing Gideon to take on over 100,000 enemy soldiers with just 300 fits […]
Strategy, organization, and training are essential when a soldier is called to fight in a war. But by far the hardest thing to do is actually quiet the fear and do the hard work of […]
He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end Ecclesiastes 3:11 More […]