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. 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 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?
[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?
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
There are biblical ways to resolve conflict so here are 4 great examples of how conflict can be achieved. Abraham and Lot “Let there be no strife between you and me, and between your herdsmen and my herdsmen, for we are kinsmen” (Gen 13:8). Abraham was one of the most humble men on earth, but … Read more3 Biblical Examples Of Resolving Conflict In Your Life
We are commanded to forgive one another, but why is forgiving others more important for us than for others? Forgiven Anyone that’s had a relationship knows what it feels like to be forgiven and probably what it feels like to forgive someone, but also what it feels like when someone won’t forgive you. I can … Read moreWhy Forgiveness Is More Important For You Than For Others
Some Christians can be rather unkind to others, including other Christians. Why do some Christians act very un-Christian like? Read this insightful piece from What Christian Want To Know Loving the Unlovable When Jesus was about to return to the Father, He told the disciples that He would not leave them as orphans (John 14:48), … Read moreWhy do some Christians act very un-Christian like?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Tweet What happens the next moment after you die? It depends upon whether you are a believer or an unbeliever, and the differences are great. An Appointment with Death Every one of us has an appointment we must keep, even after birth, we’re on our way to … Read moreWhat Happens Right After You Die?
Tweet Why can’t the Jews see that Jesus is clearly the Messiah they have been waiting for? Blinded by Satan The reason all people cannot believe in Jesus, including the Jews, is that until people are quickened by God’s Spirit, they are dead in their sins. In … Read moreWhy Don’t The Jews Believe In Jesus?
Tweet As parents one of the most important and sometimes difficult decisions that we make is what to do about school. My children are well beyond school age and in fact, some of them are raising their own children now. Even so, I wanted to share with … Read moreChristian Study: Why Homeschooling Might Be For You
Tweet How can believers fight against racial prejudice and hate groups? The Human Race When the Apostle Paul was witnessing to the Greeks about Christ, he told them that God “made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, … Read moreHow Can Christians Fight Racial Prejudice?
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
Tweet Not long ago it was common for churches to offer tapes or CDs of sermons for people to listen to. Later, sermons could be downloaded from church websites. With the invention of social media, live broadcasts of church services are now possible. However, what is being … Read moreWhat Does God Say About Serving Others?
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?
Tweet Were Adam and Eve doomed to hell since they sinned in the Garden or were Adam and Eve saved? The Fall When Adam and Eve were in the Garden, they had the opportunity for eternal life, but when they disobeyed God by taking of the tree … Read moreWere Adam and Eve Saved?
Tweet Most folks know what it means to be a servant. But do you know what it means to be a faithful servant? Let’s see what guidance the Bible can give us regarding at least 8 characteristics of a faithful Christian servant. Colossians 3:12–13 “Put on therefore, … Read more8 Characteristics of a Faithful Christian Servant
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?
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?
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
Tweet What are the last days before His return going to be like? Jesus explains the days prior to His second coming. The Apostle Paul Jesus spoke a lot about the end times, as far as things leading up to the destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem … Read moreThe Last Days According To Jesus
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
Tweet We live in a time where people are quick to label others. However, too often the labels we give to others have nothing to do with whom they really are. Instead, we label them to judge them as being someone or something that is undesirable or … Read moreWhat Name Does God Give To The Wicked?
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?
Tweet What does it mean to fear God or fear the Lord? What type of fear is it speaking about? Human Fear A little fear is a good thing because that makes us cautious when climbing ladders, using power tools, or driving a car. Fear is what … Read moreWhat Does It Mean To Fear The Lord?
Tweet More than 1/3 of the Book of Genesis tells of the life and times of Abram (later named Abraham). We read of his great faith in God and God’s promise to make him the Father of many nations. Abraham listened to God and when He said … Read moreWhen God Told Abraham to Go, Where Did He Travel?
Tweet Today, it seems politically incorrect to say that Jesus Christ is the only way to the Father, so what do you tell others who don’t’ believe this? The Way Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the … Read moreWhy Does Jesus Say He Is The Only Way To The Father?
Tweet Why does God allow such pain in our lives? Can something good come out of that pain? No Pain, No Gain Have you heard of the adage, “no pain, no gain?” I know it’s true because I have experienced the pain of working out, or working … Read moreThe Protective Purpose Of Pain
Tweet Can believers fall into apostasy? What are warning signs you or someone you know is falling into apostasy? What is Apostasy? The word apostasy comes from the Latin word, “apostasia,” and means “to revolt, to defect,” and literally, “a standing off,” so apostasy is revolting against … Read moreWhat Are Warning Signs You Or Someone Else Is Falling Into Apostasy?
Tweet Did Jesus disciple women too? Were there women disciples who followed Jesus? What a Disciple Is A disciple is not just a Christian in name…they are a follower of Christ, going where He sends them, following in His footsteps, doing what He did, and following the … Read moreDid Jesus Disciple Women? Were There Women Disciples?
Tweet On June 15, 2017, the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 with Travis Shaw hitting his 20th home run to secure the victory as closer, Corey Knebel, put the final nails in the coffin for his 16th save. It was a great game, and the … Read moreBrewers’ Corey Knebel Recalls First Public Testimony
Tweet Are deliverance ministries biblical? Are they taught in the Bible? We Were Delivered The Bible has much to say about deliverance. Deliverance, or being delivered, is mentioned over 160 times in all. It’s a concept God obviously wants us to think about. God promised Abraham that … Read moreAre Deliverance Ministries Biblical?
Tweet I love it when I come across some detail about Bible characters that I did not previously discover. I hope you enjoy these amazing details about the 12 Apostles in the Bible that I have found. Apostles with Special Privileges (The Inner Circle) Jesus’ Inner Circle … Read moreAmazing Details About the 12 Apostles in the Bible
Tweet What are the best ways to teach children about God in the hopes that they might become a child of God? By the Word In our Sunday school children’s program, we require the Word of God to be read during their activities. In doing so, we … Read moreHow To Teach Your Children About God
Tweet Joe Biagini, pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, apologized for being late for his interview because of his much-needed work out. With tongue-in-cheek Joe smiled and emphasized, “God would want me to give my best effort into my game.” Biagini, a 2011 26th round draft pick … Read moreJays’ Biagini Experienced Wholesome Change in his Perspective
Tweet What are some biblical signs of the nation and the world’s declining morality? Micah 7:1-7 The Fall and Decline of Morality National moral decline happens when God is neglected. Micah lists five different kinds of relationships that are affected by a nation’s refusal to follow God … Read moreBiblical Signs Of The Declining Morality Of America And The World
Tweet Here are seven Bible verses with commentary about overcoming fear. Second Timothy 1:7 “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” What is the “spirit” that the Apostle Paul is speaking about which is called a “spirit not … Read more7 Bible Verses For Overcoming Fear
Tweet Have you meditated on Psalm 46? It is a lovely song that was directed to the “chief Musician for the sons of Korah”. Here are some of the things that came to mind when I took some time to think about this lovely piece of Scripture … Read morePsalm 46: Praise God for He is Our Shelter
Tweet When things go wrong, how can we tell if it is God disciplining us or it’s just time and chance that God uses to teach us something? Time and Chance The Bible says that time and chance happen to us all (Eccl 9:11), so even though … Read moreHow Do We Know When God Is Disciplining Us?
Tweet Why go to all the trouble to create your families own history book? Family History Years ago, my late mother wrote a short history about our family, tracing our roots back to the Cherokee Indians. She wrote about our family as far as possible on my … Read moreWhy Your Family Should Create Your Own History Book
Tweet Matt Carpenter, first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals, has a tattoo on the inside of his right arm that says, “Matthew 19:26,” his ultimate favorite Scripture verse. The verse reads, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Carpenter shares, “There … Read moreMatt Carpenter’s Tattoo Took on Deeper Meaning
Tweet Is it okay to have differences in our biblical understanding? What essential truths should every Christian believe in? Non-Essential Doctrines Some things are not worth dying on the hill for; such things as the rapture, the millennium, the Great Tribulation, the gift of tongues, and a … Read moreWhat Essential Doctrines Must All Christians Believe?
Tweet Grief can last a long, long time. And grief comes in all shapes and sizes. It may be caused from the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, the breakup of a trusted relationship or it may even be a change in the … Read moreGrief: Hope Even When it Still Hurts
Tweet One of the things that believers often do is muse about what we will look like when we are in heaven. Many times, I have heard someone say something to the effect that they hope they look like they did at an earlier time in their … Read moreWhat Will People Wear in Heaven?
Tweet Some people try to avoid persecution, but there’s every reason to embrace it. Avoiding Persecution One way to avoid being persecuted is to never speak about your faith in Christ. If you never mentioned the gospel and why lost people need Christ, then you won’t have … Read moreWhy Persecution Is Actually A Good Thing
Tweet What is the “pure religion” that James wrote about? How can we practice it? Religious or Relationship? I don’t believe God wants any more religious people. He is seeking to have a personal relationship, not a religious one. Christianity shouldn’t be a religion but a relationship … Read moreHow Do You Practice The Pure Religion Of James 1:27?