Resisting Temptation: An Act of Love?
When we face temptation, we tend to think only of ourselves. Rarely do we consider how our actions might affect others. But temptation is an interpersonal issue that draws people into a tangled web and damages relationships.
The End of Loneliness
If God is with his people, then as a Christian you can rest assured that he is with you. And if God is with you, to uphold you, you have the promise of perseverance.
7 Ways to Cultivate Joy
Want more joy in your day? Cultivate it! Joy springs from viewing the day's events from eternity's perspective.
3 Things I’ll Tell My Daughters about Modesty
I have three daughters, the oldest of whom is seven, so we haven’t had to spend a whole lot of time talking about modesty. Yet. But I know without a doubt that the time is coming.
Beyond Sunday: Then for the Gentiles
There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile; but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. (Rom. 2:6-10)
Your Bible: A Living Treasure, Part 1
In this study of the Word of God, you will see some of the qualities of the Bible that can be said of no other book.
How Should Christians Respond to Other Religions?
Recent decades have provided Christians with an increasing evaluation of and interaction with various world religions. The growth of immigration from non-Christian nations combined with a greater global awareness through travel and communication have confronted Christians with the reality of diversity in faith and practice.
10 Essential Truths about Christian Giving
In our review of these four New Testament passages, we find at least ten principles for Christian giving.
5 Proven Weapons in the Fight for Holiness
Having promises at hand that suit the temptation of the hour is one key to successful warfare against sin. But there are times when we don’t have a perfectly suited word from God in our minds.
Beyond Sunday: Looking for the Ark
"Then let us bring again the ark of our God to us, for we did not seek it in the days of Saul."
Abigail: Wise and Determined
Abigail reveals how wisdom and determined action need to partner in order to save good people from disaster.
4 Life-Changing Ideas about Bible Study
Imagine having access to God anytime you wanted. Well, you do... through the Bible. Now, let’s go through 4 steps to take Bible study from dull to incredible.
The Secret of Joy: Psalm 126
Psalm 126 shows us not only that “laughter” and God go together but also God and “joy.” This psalm is written to help you discover the secret of joy.
6 Critical Truths to Understand about Anger
It’s very easy to slide into sinful anger, hatred, and bitterness. Here are some Biblical truths and principles that God has used to help me make progress in conquering my own sinful anger.
Beyond Sunday: Just Keep Quiet!
If only you would be altogether silent! For you, that would be wisdom. (Job 13:5)
A Season of Need: Maintaining a Heart that God Blesses
It's a common dynamic, isn't it? We ask God for help, and he gives it. Once we experience success, we develop a sense of independence.
Embrace Your Weakness
Have you ever examined your heart and glimpsed sin and darkness and defeat? I have. It is discouraging and demoralizing. There is no doubt that I am a flawed vessel. But does that mean that I am a useless vessel?
Assurance of God's Love
This is where the faith journey starts: understanding that God loves you. If you do not have an assurance of God’s love, your faith journey will not last long.
Choosing Your Life Verse
Have you ever been asked what your “life verse” is? You know, the scripture quote that seems to speak to you directly – the one that holds a personal meaning for you.
Beyond Sunday: All Things Created by Christ, for Christ
Christ's role in creation gives not only unity to all creation, but places it in living connection with Him.