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
Why the Little "c" Matters
on April 6th, 2024
It's not uncommon to hear someone who was raised in a Christian home publicly denounce his/her faith, having bought into the philosophy of deconstructionism. Like Peter though, these individuals' speech betrays something about them: they speak of the "Church of Christ," when so many Christians would rather talk about the "church of Christ." What's the difference - why does that little "c" matter?   Read More
Don't Just Do Something - Sit There
on March 28th, 2024
We live in a world that praises people of action. Sometimes though, God calls us to inaction so that we can be deliberate in our action.  Read More
Don't Try to Take Jesus' Seat
on March 22nd, 2024
“So, are you saying that __________ am/is/are/would be lost?” As Christians, we're often asked this question. How do we answer? Let's consider what the Bible says about judgment.   Read More
Christians and Credit
on March 16th, 2024
Recent statistics state that the average American holds roughly $104,215 in debt. Where there is debt, there must have been credit. What does the Bible say about buying using credit and holding debt?  Read More
Is Mary Full of Grace?
on March 8th, 2024
A common Catholic prayer known sometimes as a "Hail Mary" claims that Mary is "full of grace" before seeking her intercession and help. Where did this prayer come from, and what does the Bible say about it?   Read More
Worshipping God in Truth
on March 1st, 2024
Those who worship God "must worship in spirit and truth" (John 4:24). What role does truth play in our worship? How can we worship in truth today?  Read More