Do we have to tell anyone about our secret sins?

Do we have to tell anyone about our secret sins?

Do we have to tell anyone about our secret sins? It may be a secret sin on earth, but it is open scandal in heaven  – Lewis Sperry Chafer It is often said that character is what you do when nobody is watching. This means that who you really are is demonstrated in how you … Read moreDo we have to tell anyone about our secret sins?

Great Christian Quotes to Encourage You to Do Something

Great Christian Quotes to Encourage You to Do Something. It is so very easy to become discouraged as we walk through life. One of the easiest ways to do this is when we are doing nothing. When we have no real goals in life we lack direction and this is when we get lost and … Read moreGreat Christian Quotes to Encourage You to Do Something

Why Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?

Why does God choose to heal some people and not others?

Why does God choose to heal some people and not others? His Ways When Job began to question God because of his suffering (Job 38-39), God humbled him by His answer (Job 40). The Apostle Paul, although not in the same context as suffering, wrote “Has the potter no right over the clay, to make … Read moreWhy Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?

Holy Hustle: Embracing a Work-Hard, Rest-Well Life (1)

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Embracing a Work-Hard, Rest-Well Life. Around our house, hustle isn’t a scary word. It’s just what I do. When we look at the dictionary definition of hustle, all it means is to “work rapidly or energetically.” Doesn’t it remind you of Colossians 3:23? “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working … Read moreHoly Hustle: Embracing a Work-Hard, Rest-Well Life (1)

What Are Modern Day Idols Christians Can Worship?

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[nextpage title=”1″ ] Do Christians really still have idols in their life? If so, what are they? Idolatry An idol is anything that gets between us and God, and it is whatever we worship more than God or instead of God. It could be money, family, shopping, sports, fame, education, or just fill in the … Read moreWhat Are Modern Day Idols Christians Can Worship?

I Am With You

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“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. All who rage against you will surely be ashamed and disgraced; those who oppose you will be as nothing and perish. … Read moreI Am With You

Eye Opening KJV Bible Verses About Poverty

Bible Verses About Poverty

No matter where you live in the world you can see poverty. Poverty has been evident for a very long time and even in Jesus’ day He reminded them that “the poor always ye have with you” (John 12:8a). That being said, what else does the Bible say about poverty and the poor? Here are … Read moreEye Opening KJV Bible Verses About Poverty

Merry Christmas!

Tis the season of Love, we are here because someone “laid down”. Go out, be a blessing to others as we celebrate this joyous day. We at IvoryFile.com wish you all a very merry Christmas! Thanks for ever being there. We love you.

Fuel scarcity during Christmas is a deliberate attack – CAN

CAN speaks on the terrible fuel scarcity in Nigeria. The Christian Association of Nigeria has expressed worry over the resurfacing of long queues at filling stations across the country during the Christmas holiday. The Director, Legal and Public Affairs, CAN, Evang. Kwamkur Samuel, in a statement on Saturday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to restore normalcy … Read moreFuel scarcity during Christmas is a deliberate attack – CAN

Why Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem? – See Prophetic Reasons

 ‘Tis the season many reread the Christmas story. Certainly, Jesus’ birth narrative is a cozy beginning to both Matthew’s and Luke’s Gospels. Reflecting upon its details of a meager couple, a little town of Bethlehem and a primitive birth tended by shepherds offers a bit of simplicity to the rat race of today’s Christmas season.  … Read moreWhy Was Jesus Born in Bethlehem? – See Prophetic Reasons

Insta Choir Ft. Frank Edwards & Chee – Let Your Name Be Glorified

Insta Choir Ft. Frank Edwards & Chee – Let Your Name Be Glorified. Download Insta Choir music: Let Your Name Be Glorified featuring Frank Edwards & Chee. The fast growing Insta Choir has just released the long anticipated single, Let Your Name Be Glorified. Arguably the World’s biggest choir; Insta Choir members come from all over … Read moreInsta Choir Ft. Frank Edwards & Chee – Let Your Name Be Glorified

News: Iraq completely free from ISIS terrorist group

The Iraqi military says it has “fully liberated” the territories that had been under the control of “ISIS terrorist gangs.” “Our heroic armed forces have now secured the entire length of the Iraq-Syria border,” Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said on his Twitter account. “We defeated Daesh (ISIS) through our unity and sacrifice for the nation. … Read moreNews: Iraq completely free from ISIS terrorist group

This is the real reason Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel

As the world continued to react to Donald Trump’s fiercely controversial decision+ to move the US embassy to Israel’s Holy City, I received my most recent Prayergram post. It is, quite aptly, on the topic of the day: the “Jerusalem Prayer”. One passage reads: “God bless Donald J Trump! He understands the real principles behind … Read moreThis is the real reason Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel

#Shiloh2017 : Faith Oyedepo addresses Marital Challenges with Bishop Oyedepo

Faith Oyedepo testifies about her challenges with Bishop Oyedepo in their early days in ministry. Marriage is never a bed of roses. I have always wondered how the wife of very occupied man of God like David Oyedepo manages. Would there ever be anytime for romance? Well, fill the list… Read Pastor Faith Oyedepo experiences … Read more#Shiloh2017 : Faith Oyedepo addresses Marital Challenges with Bishop Oyedepo

#TE12: Photos from The Experience 2017

 More photos from 2017 The Experience Musical Concert. ›     The 12th edition of the annual  gospel concert The Experience held last Friday in the centre of Excellency, Lagos. The event which took place at The Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos could has been tagged  world’s biggest Christian music concert ever. The event was well … Read more#TE12: Photos from The Experience 2017

Unnamed Nigeria donates $1M as sponsorship for LoveWorld USA + Pastor Chris Receives Private Jet gift

Evangelist Benny Hinn was visibly dazed on live TV recently as a Nigerian gave a million dollars to the Love world USA Network while Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy in the same vein was reportedly gifted an aircraft by some members of his church this week as the recently held program concluded. The gift … Read moreUnnamed Nigeria donates $1M as sponsorship for LoveWorld USA + Pastor Chris Receives Private Jet gift

How Can Christians Help Alcoholics?

Struggling with alcohol? You can’t get over the addiction? We have this beautiful piece  by Jack Wellman an author with What Christians Want To Know. What can you, a believer, do to help someone struggling with alcohol? What’s the Christian’s approach in such cases? Unconditional Love When Jesus came to die for sinners, He didn’t wait … Read moreHow Can Christians Help Alcoholics?

Experience VS Scripture – Any Danger?

As a christian, you might be risking a lot more than you know by practically prioritizing experience for what the Bible says.  I have decided to share this insightful file, PLACING EXPERIENCE OVER SCRIPTURE from one of the Christian websites I passionately follow. Is it wrong to op-tin for experience? Find answers below. Read and … Read moreExperience VS Scripture – Any Danger?

What Is The Book Of Enoch? Does It Belong In The Bible?

Tweet Suddenly, there’s a lot of attention about the Book of Enoch. Does it belong in the Bible? Is it genuine? The Book of Enoch Most people say that the Book of Enoch is an ancient Jewish book that was supposedly written by Enoch who was the … Read moreWhat Is The Book Of Enoch? Does It Belong In The Bible?

New Music: Halleluyah by Gokel Elliot [ @CallmeGokel ]

Rep Jesus crooner, Goke Elliot aka Gokel is here with another “independent” track HALLELUYAH. The fast rising Nigerian gospel singer, Gokel, after the wide success his hit single, Rep Jesus enjoyed, has come up with a second round hit track to appreciate his maker and commemorate his country (Nigeria) independence day. Halleluyah by GOKEL is … Read moreNew Music: Halleluyah by Gokel Elliot [ @CallmeGokel ]

Why Isn’t Discipleship Taught In Many Churches?

Tweet Jesus told His own disciples to go and make disciples of all nations, so why don’t you find much on discipleship taught in churches today? The Great Commission For a long time in my walk with Christ, I was living out the “great omission,” which I … Read moreWhy Isn’t Discipleship Taught In Many Churches?

5 Things You Should Know about the Minnesota Religious Freedom Case

Joe Carter | Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Carl and Angel Larsen who own Telescope Media Group, a small Christian film business which “aim[s] to make God look more like He really is through our lives, business, and actions,” believe that marriage is between one man and one woman and to shoot a gay wedding … Read more5 Things You Should Know about the Minnesota Religious Freedom Case

Who Are The Principal Patriarchs in the Bible?

Tweet The Bible speaks of many Godly men who have gone down in history as some of the greatest leaders, judges and kings of all time. We even see many poets, prophets and other prominent men. But when we are speaking of the principal patriarchs in the … Read moreWho Are The Principal Patriarchs in the Bible?

Why Some Christians Are Never Persecuted

Tweet Does it seem strange that you are persecuted, but many other believers are not? Why are some never persecuted for their faith? Not Surprised When some new believers come to saving faith in Christ, they’re sometimes a bit surprised by being persecuted, but it really shouldn’t … Read moreWhy Some Christians Are Never Persecuted

London: 22 Wounded in Subway Explosion, Terrorism Suspected

[unable to retrieve full-text content] IvoryFile.com auto-gathered this post from: Christian Headlines About:Christian news and religion news breaking headlines from around the United States and the world. Trending hot topics in Christianity. ©Are you the original author of this content & feel violated by its usage on our website?. We are deeply sorry for that. … Read moreLondon: 22 Wounded in Subway Explosion, Terrorism Suspected

Are Christians Really Homophobic?

Tweet Many people accuse Christians of being homophobic, but is this accurate? Homophobic The word “homophobic” was not even used until 1969 and part of the word, “homo,” originally stood for the genus or human species (homo sapiens), while “phobia,” is basically an obsessive fear of something … Read moreAre Christians Really Homophobic?

If You Want to Hear God, Get Still and Listen

“Pause a moment, Job, and listen; consider the wonderful things God does” Job 37:14 (GNT). Sometimes as adults we get spiritual wiggles. We cannot get still and be quiet. But you have to be quiet in order to hear God speak. If you want to hear God’s vision, then you’re going to have to turn … Read moreIf You Want to Hear God, Get Still and Listen

Why Don’t Christians Look More Joyful?

Tweet Don’t you think Christians should be the most joyful people on the planet? Why don’t the redeemed look more like the Redeemer? Biblical Joy The Hebrew word for joy is an interesting word. It comes from the Hebrew word “simchah” and can mean “joy, gladness, pleasure,” … Read moreWhy Don’t Christians Look More Joyful?

5 Christian Leaders’ Responses to Natural Disasters

Veronica Neffinger | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com Our world has suffered a number of natural disasters recently: two major hurricanes devastated areas of the U.S., and earthquake in Mexico claimed nearly 100 lives, just to name a few. As Christians, these kinds of events can threaten to shake our faith. How are we to interpret them? Is … Read more5 Christian Leaders’ Responses to Natural Disasters

Why Do Some Christians Seem So Judgmental?

Tweet Why are some Christians more judgmental than most? What can justify their judging others? Judge Not The Bible verse and actual quote of Jesus, “Judge not, that you be not judged” is taken out of context quite frequently, especially if someone’s caught doing something wrong. The … Read moreWhy Do Some Christians Seem So Judgmental?

Saving for Retirement

Tweet By Waldean Wall How much should I save for retirement? Should I save for retirement or increase my giving? As someone who has worked with money for over 40 years, I have found these to be very trying and difficult questions – especially for the Christian. With the … Read moreSaving for Retirement

10 Things You Should Know about DACA and Dreamers

Joe Carter | Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Pressured by an impending lawsuit, President Trump is considering ending the Obama administration’s protections for young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers” known as DACA. Both sides are ramping up their arguments, but before we take a side, it’s important to get some background and know the facts. … Read more10 Things You Should Know about DACA and Dreamers

How People Take Bible Texts Out Of Context

Tweet Here’s how to make sure someone doesn’t try to “proof text” you or take a Bible verse out of context. Proof Texting How do so many Christians and atheists take texts out of context to make them a pretext? They proof text certain verses to support … Read moreHow People Take Bible Texts Out Of Context

7 Things You Should Know about the Middle East Christian Genocide

Andreas Knapp | Christian Author The following is an interview with Christian author Andreas Knapp. A poet, priest, and popular author in Germany, Knapp left a secure position as head of Freiburg Seminary to live and work among the poor as a member of the Little Brothers of the Gospel, a religious order inspired by … Read more7 Things You Should Know about the Middle East Christian Genocide

Why Did Jesus Have To Cleanse The Temple?

Tweet Jesus cleansed the temple twice, but why did He do it? Den of Thieves The Temple in the first century, at the time Jesus’ earthly ministry occurred, the Temple had truly become a “den of thieves,” meaning they were ripping off innocent people who were forced … Read moreWhy Did Jesus Have To Cleanse The Temple?