Where Thieves Break In and Steal
on July 13th, 2024
I've known for a long time that Jesus warned about the earth being a place of thieves, but it didn't hit home until a thief came to my home and broke into my car in my driveway.   Read More
How Can a God Who Doesn't Change Answer Prayers?
on July 5th, 2024
God said, "I do not change" (Malachi 3:6). Does that mean that our prayers don't really matter? Let's consider our unchanging God and the various aspects of His will at work when we pray.   Read More
Yes - All Who Wander Are Lost
on June 24th, 2024
You've probably heard the popular traveler's saying, "Not all who wander are lost." There is a kind of wandering though that will guarantee being lost, and the Bible warns us about it. Let's open our Bibles and explore James 1:16.   Read More
A Christian's Citizenship
on June 14th, 2024
Citizenship was precious and valued in the first century, so much so in fact that some obtained it "with a large sum" (Acts 22:28). What did Peter's words identifying Christians as members of "holy nation" (1 Peter 2:9) mean in such an environment, and what should they mean to us?   Read More
Olives and the Bible
on June 7th, 2024
Olives and olive trees were a major part of the world of the Bible. What can we learn from the many verses that discuss olives and olive trees?   Read More
Why Satan Wants You to Have a Bible
on May 31st, 2024
In many places in the world, you can easily find the Bible; you can even download it for free. This hasn't always been the case though; when Christianity began, Satan worked hard to keep the Bible from people. Has Satan simply given up in those places where the Bible is easily accessed?  Read More
Where Is the Altar for a Living Sacrifice?
on May 24th, 2024
As Joshua 22 reveals, the altar used in making sacrifices to God was so important to the faithful that they were willing to go to war over it. Does God have an altar for Christians and their living sacrifices today?   Read More
One Morning in the Mountains of Moriah
on May 18th, 2024
Paul said that God "preached the Gospel to Abraham" (Galatians 3:8). While he had a specific occasion in mind, there really is so much of the Gospel in Abraham's life. No more vividly is the Gospel on display than when Abraham took his son to the mountains of Moriah.   Read More
Isaiah's Vision of God
on May 10th, 2024
Some religions doubt or even deny the Deity of Jesus and/or the Holy Spirit. What does Isaiah's vision of God in Isaiah 6 reveal about them and about God?   Read More
Celibacy and Scripture
on May 4th, 2024
A decline in marriage rates globally has seen an upswing in the popularity of religious celibacy. It's nothing new; some religions have been forbidding marriage for some or all of their adherents for years. What does the Bible say about celibacy?   Read More
Traffic Cones on the Broad Way
on April 26th, 2024
"There are many roads that lead to Heaven." People used to say this about a broad spectrum of self-described Christian faiths; they now say it about a wide variety of religions, some of which actually deny Jesus as Lord. What trends influenced this change, and what does the Bible say about the path to Heaven?   Read More
A Little Leaven
on April 14th, 2024
Leaven: it illustrates both the influential power of the kingdom of Jesus and the powerful influence of those working against that kingdom. What does "a little leaven leavens the whole lump" mean for Christians today?  Read More