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The concept of bearing fruit is used often in Scripture. But what does that mean for those who follow Christ?
As the germ of life in the grain of wheat can only pass into other grains by departing from the original grain and leaving it dead, so the life which was in Christ Jesus...
Soli Deo gloria is the motto that grew out of the Protestant Reformation and was used on every composition by Johann Sebastian Bach. He affixed the initials SDG at the bottom of each manuscript to communicate the idea that it is God and God alone who is to receive the glory for the wonders of His work of creation and of redemption. At the heart of the sixteenth-century controversy over salvation was the issue of grace.
Will we have personal identity in heaven? And will we recognize family and friends?
The promises and prophecies relating to the Messiah as recorded in scripture.
Both genealogies legitimize Jesus's claim to the throne of David
Don't be someone who believes in Jesus, yet isn't staying close enough to Him to grow. Root yourself in good spiritual soil so you can grow to become the person God intends you to be. Here's how.
When facing trying times, I think of Aaron and Hur, who held up the hands of Moses while the Israelites battled their enemy (see Exodus 17).
How can we as God’s people today benefit from Amos? What is it that God has to say to us today through this Minor Prophet?
Christianity isn’t about how to be spiritual, achieve your goals or have your best life now. Christianity isn’t about philosophy. It’s not about talk. Christianity is about power.
We err by honoring Mary too much or by honoring her too little. Mary clearly has a central role in the unfolding drama of redemption, but is not the central character. Nothing makes that more obvious than her very own words…
God's covenants with humanity started with a nomad named Abram, whom God chose to be the primary vessel through which He would reach all of humanity.
Just about everyone wants to know how the sixty-six books got chosen to be in the Bible. Why these sixty-six? Why not a few more (or a few less)? Why these books and not others?
How will you proactively seek to make the soil of your heart more receptive to His Word, beginning today?
We are in a relentless, violent spiritual battle against an enemy who doesn't want us to fulfill our calling, either individually or corporately. Whether we have been persecuted like Christians in a hostile culture or not, Peter's words to the persecuted still ring true for us.
After we examine the parables in Mark 4:26-41 during the first part of this study, we'll focusing on how these things relate to our own personal growth in Christ.
Does your life give evidence of your faith?
In the late 1980s, Bobby McFerrin’s song, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” rose to the top of the pop charts. The a cappella song with the light reggae beat invited listeners to chill out and put their worries aside.
Maybe this is the year you want to plow some new ground spiritually.
The people who will experience the fullest meaning of Christmas on Tuesday are the people who know and feel that there is something in them that needs to be destroyed.