Those whom God chooses and uses for His purposes need not hold high standing in their society. Here we meet two ordinary men--nobodies until God used them....Keep Reading
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If we consider that the writer of the gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles was not Jewish but a Gentile and not a fisherman but a physician who never met Jesus in person (Colossians 4:14), we might expect his gospel to have a somewhat different flavor from the others. Our expectations will not be disappointed...
Mary and I recently took a drive through a scenic part of our rural Virginia county on a beautiful late Spring afternoon. We drove as slowly as was prudent in order to drink in the sights and smells of newly mowed hay fields, wildflowers and honeysuckle, cows and calves, sheep and goats, rolling hills and mountain peaks....
Many ask why certain occurrences happen. The Bible doesn't answer all our questions, but it does teach us what we need to know--that God is in control of the most personal details of human life as well as of the events at the highest levels of nations and empires....
Queen Esther risked her life to obey God. So did the apostles. We applaud them now, but at the time they had to practice obedience by faith....Keep Reading
The presence of God’s people within an unbelieving culture impacts that society. But will we learn from history and stand firm for the truth in our day?...Keep Reading
How a person prays reflects much about his or her faith in and knowledge of God. Today we get a look at the prayer lives of three great men of God....Keep Reading
God’s people understand that our secular rulers are servants of God who must be obeyed except when they command disobedience to the Lord....Keep Reading
Good preaching is modeled in the Bible. But it is too scarce in pulpits today. Are you hearing sound preaching as the Bible commands and demonstrates?...Keep Reading
Faith alone saves, but since it is invisible how do we know we are saved? Here are two concrete evidences....Keep Reading
The life of faith is not a cold, intellectual exercise. The presence of God manifested by His mighty works brings deep emotional engagement to the believer....Keep Reading
What is the relationship of the Christian to the world? God prohibits marriage to unbelievers, but sends us to evangelize them to the end of the earth....Keep Reading
God calls people to avoid distractions and focus on following Christ through careful study and applying of His Word. But when we fail is there any hope?...Keep Reading