People throughout the world need to hear about Jesus. Paul wrote, “For whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. How, then, will they call out to him in whom they have not believed? And how will they believe in him of whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher? And how
Therefore, since we have been justified (made right with God) through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in
Is the Bible true – literally true? At a talk I once attended by theologian Tim Hull, he made it simple. He said the Bible is like your town library. If you were to stand in the middle of your town library and say: “is this library true?” ….. well suddenly the question sounds unclear, even pointless.
Of course the Bible is also a library,
Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them. Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. Proverbs 4:5-7
Indeed, if you call out for insight and cry
Please don’t take this the wrong way, I do sincerely enjoy singing modern gossip songs in the church. But, there is nothing more satisfying to the soul than to sing an old hymn which was composed by a writer who had faced adversaries. The old hymns were spiritually inspired by the writer’s faith in God.
Lately, I was touched by the story behind the making of Kelso Carter (1849-1928) famous hymn, ‘Standing on the promises of God’. He was
It was a nice day weather wise recently. I had several choices of how to spend the day. I am going to focus on two of them.
God has blessed me with good health. On this day, I had to choose what I would do with the gift of health God has given me. I chose to enjoy it by riding
Happy new month!
Consider what God has done: Who can straighten what he has made crooked? When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, no one can discover anything about their future. Ecclesiastes 7:13-14
Since no one knows the future, who can tell someone else what is to come? As no one has power over the wind to contain it, so no one has power over the
The first part of the book of Job we find God talking to Satan. God shows Satan there is no one like Job who is blameless and upright. So, God gives Satan permission to test Job without killing him. Satan then, takes from Job all his wealth from camels, donkeys, oxen, servants, and children. In all these things Job did not sin. Eventually the Lord allows Satan to touch the skin of Job; with painful sores from the top of
Guest Author: Jeffrey Perry
Author and founder of The True Vine
I currently lead a small group of men and women every Saturday night at 8 pm from my home. In my personal and observational experience, everyone places bias expectations on God’s Word when studied. As an early Christian it may be for answers and guidance. As a Christian with a few miles under our belt it may be to find