The overarching issue facing believers continues to be, Will we stubbornly cling to our personal views or will we commit to biblical standards? Will we follow the absolute principles of the Word of God or be tempted to devise our own guidelines as we are influenced by culture?
In my first marriage and early in my second, I saw the challenges and felt powerless. Marriage, the land of my promise, looked impossible. My fears were so much bigger than my faith—until I cried out to God in these 4 prayers.
Changing our minds feels so natural to us as humans, it’s hard to envision life without it. But what would it mean for God to change his mind? Does he? Could he? Or are all his plans and purposes immutable?
In order to accurately treat a sick patient, the doctor’s first goal is to determine what is causing the unhealthy symptoms. The root of the symptoms must be revealed. This is true for our physical bodies and it’s true for our spiritual lives.
The sons of Seth intermingled themselves with the excommunicated race of Cain: They took wives of all that they chose.
"Love your neighbor as yourself" is a very radical command. What I mean by "radical" is this: it cuts to the root of our sinfulness and exposes it and, by God's grace, severs it.
Jesus knew the human heart and the temptations presented by the cares of this life. So he gave his disciples some excellent instruction on worry in Matthew 6.
There are many ways to verify the reliability of scripture -- perhaps the most persuasive argument can be found in the area of prophecy.
Most of the world's great souls have been lonely. Loneliness seems to be one price the saint must pay for his saintliness.
Everything else in the Old Testament in some sense depends on these two commandments: the commandment to love God and the commandment to love our neighbor. This is an amazing statement.