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 […]
In the new year, you will make and keep lots of different appointments. We all have appointments in our lives that we would never miss. It could be the doctor. It could be for our […]
The allure of Christmas has a strange power over us, even the unbelieving and seemingly secularized. The season has a kind a draw, a type of “spirit” or “magic,” that makes the winter solstice festival […]
Recently on a roadtrip to Portland, my siblings and I chanced upon a Christian program where the speaker and his wife were addressing the epidemic of unmarried youth. They blamed the selfishness of the modern […]
One of the most dangerous qualities of pride is that it sneaks into places in our hearts where other sins once lived. We begin to conquer some sinful attitude, or habit, or addiction with God’s […]
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 […]
Understanding the relationship between God’s sovereignty and human responsibility used to be simply an intellectual pursuit for me — just a stunning puzzle of philosophical ideas. Not anymore. The bitter fruit of laziness, anxiety, and […]
Standing up for God and doing His work as a Christian isn’t easy but it’s a task that we as Christians can’t afford to come up short on. Learn how to stand and why God […]
When God chooses not to tell us everything, he shows us more mercy than we realize. On the Mount of Olives with Jesus, just before his ascension to the Father, one of the disciples asked […]
God has told us amazing things about our future, because he wants us to be amazed. He has told us hopeful things, because he wants us to feel hope — really feelhope. Hope without a […]
If we are always concerned with what people think about us, we will always be reluctant to tell them about Jesus.
Over the years, many people have told me they fear praying “whatever it takes” because God just might actually answer.
Something is amiss when Christians pray the way unbelievers pray. Of course, unbelievers do pray. They pray by the millions.
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.
It’s not difficult to study the bible and discover the exact similarities between Jesus The Son of God and God the Father.
Believers, let us keep in step with the Lord and remain on the path. Do all you can to eliminate the distractions of the world.
How can anyone ever conclude that God is not a God of Grace, Forgiveness and Love? When we say God is Holy and perfect, the truth is, He has no sin or any imperfections at all.
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.
You can tell God that you’re not concerned about what I have to say about it, but I hope you will at least say, “Please, Lord. Will You give me some new illumination on this awesome fact of judgment?”
The name of God often refers to his reputation, his fame, his renown. This is the way we use the word “name” when we say someone is making a name for himself.