5 Tips for Amateur Pray-ers Like Me
I don’t know about you, but I feel like the disciples. I am still learning to pray. Here are 5 suggestions for amateur prayers… like me.
Lust Has the Worst Credit Rating
Lust has the worst credit rating in the universe. It always defaults on its promises. It never delivers as advertised. It always takes more than it gives.
A Response to Zealot by Reza Aslan
Reza Aslan's book Zealot has attracted quite a bit of attention. But is there any truth to his claims about Jesus?
Who Is the Angel of the LORD in the Old Testament?
As one reads the Old Testament, he will undoubtedly notice the mysterious references to the angel of the LORD. Is this an angel like Michael who was sent out by the LORD? Or is this some kind of manifestation of deity? Who is the angel of the LORD?
God’s Shovel Is Bigger than Mine
When we give generously, we reflect God’s own lavish nature. God so loved the world he GAVE – his only begotten SON for our salvation. And Jesus emptied himself and became poor to make us rich.
The Waiting Room
Waiting is something all of us do in life. And while some people like to ensure that waiting is a great learning experience, in reality it feels more like a mental and emotional torture chamber.
Deeper Answers for Deeper Questions
Are there unanswerable questions? Should we opt to not answer some questions and choose instead to just “accept some things by faith?”
Saint or Sinner? Rethinking the Language of Our Christian Identity
Throughout the letters of the New Testament, the people of God are called lots of things. Conspicuously absent from this list is the term “sinners.”
An Incredible Promise of Guidance
Are you at a major crossroads? Need God’s guidance for a challenging child or teen? Facing a big decision and don’t know the right way to choose? This promise is for you…
The Past, Present, and Future of Our Salvation (Philippians 1:5-6)
What was true of the Philippians is true of us as believers today. God is the one who began the great work of redemption in us, making us a new creation by the work of his Spirit.
The Shortest Verse in the New Testament
What is the shortest verse in the New Testament? Did you respond “Jesus wept”? (Buzzer sound) No, that is the third shortest verse in the New Testament.
Are You Killing People on Facebook?
Death and life are in the power of the tongue... and the status update and the photo and the text message.
The Greatest Obstacles to My Faith
If I want to please God, which I do, then I have to be a man of mature faith.
Applying the Gospel to Parenting
And then it hit me. I did not do the best job I could as a parent. I wonder if anyone can ever use that line. By God’s grace, I did a lot of good things. But I did quite a few bad things as well.
The Prophetical Books
Prophets were men raised up of God in times of declension and apostasy in Israel ...
A Theme Verse for Thoughtful Faith
There are some things only God knows or can know. People are not omniscient. But there are some things that people can know, should know, and would find great “glory” in seeking out.
God’s Words or Man’s Words? Understanding the Doctrine of Inspiration
If the Bible is made up of words that have come from God, why are the writings of the 40 different authors of the various books of the Bible distinct in their style, approach, vocabulary, and perspective?
Six Surefire Steps to a Joy-Filled Life
The "secret steps" to a joy-filled life? You'll find them in John 15:7-11. Jesus said, "These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full."
Questions about Hell: What Does the Bible Say?
Find out what Scripture teaches about hell and eternal judgment.
Hey, Turn Out That Light!
When people huddle in a dark room doing wicked things they’re fine, till someone flips on a blazing light. Then they scream, “Hey, turn out the light!”