Many people today say that they aren’t a slave to anyone; they are their own master, in control of their own life and don’t answer to anyone. But the truth is, we are all a creation of God and have been corrupt with sin, and so contrary to what modern society thinks, we do serve one of two masters! … Continue reading Two Masters
If we knew that today was the last day we would be alive, most of us would make some big changes before the day ended. Some would live it up and party to “go out with a bang”, but many more would want to make it right with God. Even though they never really took … Continue reading What if There Was No Tomorrow?
Today is Valentine's Day. Its origin is dark and satanic, but skipping ahead, it's now considered to be a day of romance. Businesses will rake in big bucks from all the gifts of flowers, chocolate and unmentionables as couples put aside their conflicts and join in the nostalgia for a day of love! To the world, … Continue reading A Day of Love?
Many Christians feel that working within the organization of their "church" building is their prime purpose. They join the various groups, assemble with other like-minded believers for the Sunday message, and find comfort in the familiar faces around them. They have no desire to step outside of their comfort zone, and so relinquish the responsibility of a watchman … Continue reading Be a Watchman!
The issue of abortion has become front-page news and is striking controversy at the heart of many people. The “world” feels that they have the right to abort a baby on demand. Sadly, some Christians also feel that God is not opposed to abortion under certain circumstances. Does God allow exceptions for some abortions? When we study the Bible, we see … Continue reading Does God Allow Some Abortions?
New Age Christianity is doing its best to convince new and uneducated believers that they are now the new chosen people and that God wants only blessings and a good life for them here on earth. The message of salvation has been twisted so that deception has people confused as to whether our life on earth … Continue reading Resort or Battleground?
Christians agree that God is the Creator of everything. Colossians 1:16 says, “For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and for Him.” So does that mean that God also … Continue reading Did God Create Sin?
Without hope, we'd have no motivation to do anything. No purpose. No intention. No expectant results. Life within us would become a mere act of survival with no cares or implications for the next moment. We need hope. It's powerful and it's literally the driving force behind our actions, and it comes in many sizes … Continue reading What is Your Hope?
Revised version by Ronnie Dauber ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house Every creature was praising, even the mouse. The Bibles were open to the pages with care And showed us so clearly that Jesus was near. The children were singing and clapping their hands With visions of a baby being born … Continue reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
When walls are built up inside families or between the brethren, it separates the members and causes anger and hostility to grow. Peace is stolen and love is quenched, and all because of a conflict that has pre-eminence over our love and obedience to God. So much is lost when we allow conflicts to separate us. Many children grow up … Continue reading When Conflicts Separate Us
Most of us have memories of a special day when our world changed and everything became new! Maybe it's your wedding day or the birth of your child. Perhaps it was a devastating event that left you humbled or lost and your life has never been the same since. Whatever that day was, it cannot come … Continue reading The Night the World Changed
We are now entering that time of year when all the Christmas decorations are coming to life inside our homes, and definitely in the big stores. It’s such a wonderful feeling to hear the happy Christmas songs and to see the vibrant colors on display as it welcomes us into the most joyful season of … Continue reading The Feeling of Christmas
Most of us have grown up being told that the world is going to end soon. However, we are still here and so, we accept that doomsday prediction as something our parents told us because they couldn’t adjust to this new age. The truth is that the world will continue to go on for many … Continue reading Will You Cry or Rejoice?
This world is dark because sin has separated people from God. Many prefer the life of sin, don't want to know God, and are even offended by the name of Jesus. Some cling to anti-Christ religions; others choose to follow false doctrines; many more prefer to make science their god, while multitudes claim to be atheists so they … Continue reading Our Soul Cries Out
We are living in the time that the Old Testament prophets talked about. This world is about to witness the most magnificent event in its history, and that is the return of Jesus! However, as believers in Christ, we won’t see it because we’ll be with Him. That means that He will call us to … Continue reading Will You Hear His Voice?
There was a time when Christians kept to themselves, followed Jesus and were still able to live in a society with respect. Many would sit on the fence, not sure what to believe because their minds were still partial to the things and ways of this world. However, as the days roll faster towards the … Continue reading The Days of Fence Sitting R Over!
Some Christians think that they get filled with the Word of God so they can have the power to yell and scream at the devil and win battles with him. Others feel that it's so they can go forth and speak to everything in their path because they have the authority of God to do … Continue reading Why Put on the Armor of God?
It seems that every media site today is filled with people talking badly about someone. It's the latest rage! There’s so much contempt and anger bottled up that people just want to pour it out! They hear something about someone and then turn that rumor into a major roast that attracts other itching ears like … Continue reading Turn Gossip into Grace
It can be shocking to learn just how some Believers fight a spiritual battle. People scream and shout and yell at the devil, demand that he come and stand in front of them, and then there’s the chanting and heavy breathing and rolling on the floor. And the devil loves these battles because he gets … Continue reading Fighting a Spiritual Battle
The Bible has many useful purposes. It’ makes a lovely wedding gift for the happy couple and an inspiring graduation gift to the student. It comes in many sizes and colors and looks astonishing when artfully displayed on a coffee table. It can also sit on the corner of a desk and give off an … Continue reading What is the Value of the Bible?
When Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, they fell from the grace of God. Their eyes were opened to the existence of sin and they chose to follow it instead of God. Ever since that day, every person ever born has been given that same choice and … Continue reading What are You Doing With God’s Grace?
There is only one name in all the world that is worthy of our praise! There is only one name by which we are saved, and that can bring us into the presence of God. It gives us the hope and the strength to live in this world. What a beautiful name it is—the name … Continue reading What a Beautiful Name it Is!
Often when people hear a Christian talking about the salvation of Jesus, an alarm goes off in their head. They either run and hide to avoid an encounter, or boldly speak against the “religion” of the Christian and declare that they have their own religion. So why do Christians continue to talk about Jesus anyway … Continue reading Why Talk about Jesus?
Many of the challenges we face in life today would shock our ancestors. While this world offers technology and conveniences that our grandparents could only dream of, it also puts us into situations that would have terrified them. As Believers in Jesus, however, we must keep following Him and winning souls for His Kingdom and … Continue reading Never Give Up!
It’s not the challenges in life that make us who we are; it’s how we deal with them that reveals our true character. If we want to know who we really are inside, just wait until we are under pressure, facing a challenge or stressed. This is when our real attitude comes to the surface. … Continue reading Bad Attitudes