Keep the Oil in My Lamp

If you were lost at night in a forest without a light, you wouldn't see the path because of the darkness. Likewise, even as Christians, we'll continue to stumble in the darkness unless we keep our lamps filled with oil! The Bible IS that oil! It fills our lamps and allows the Light to shine … Continue reading Keep the Oil in My Lamp

How to Stand in Faith

Sometimes, we get discouraged when God doesn't answer our prayers right away, and we begin to speak words of doubt. This tells the worldly people around us that we don't really believe in God any more than they do. As Christians, we need to study the Bible to know God and build our faith in … Continue reading How to Stand in Faith

Why do I need the Bible?

It seems that there’s a trend happening today where many Christians feel it’s not necessary to have or read a Bible because they can hear from God without it. This can be dangerous when we assume that the voice we are hearing is God speaking to us. It’s not an option to ask, “Why do … Continue reading Why do I need the Bible?

Searching for a Happy Heart

Sometimes it feels almost impossible to be happy for two days in a row in this world. There is always something horrible going on somewhere that steals our joy. We are surrounded by people who are ill, people whose lives are falling apart or people who suffer from financial depression. And the global disasters are … Continue reading Searching for a Happy Heart

Lies and Deceit

The devil runs this world, and lies and deception are his greatest tools. He is so cunning that he can trick a Christian easily through the lust of the flesh if the person doesn’t study the Scriptures to know God’s will, and doesn't walk in the love and the knowledge and the wisdom God. Lies … Continue reading Lies and Deceit

Check Your Mouth at the Door

One of the most common faults that the people of the world find with Christians is the hypocrisy of their lifestyle. And often it's the mouth of the "Christian" that ruins their own reputation. For many new believers, they have come to the cross and accepted Christ as their Savior, but they forgot to also … Continue reading Check Your Mouth at the Door

Who do you follow, Jesus or Someone Who Proclaims to Know Him?

Choosing to be a Christian is the most significant and valuable decision that a person will ever make in his or her lifetime. There are a million different crossroads in life that bring people to this decision, and unfortunately, just as many false doctrines that will lead them away.  If we are going to make … Continue reading Who do you follow, Jesus or Someone Who Proclaims to Know Him?

Don’t Get Caught in the Doorway

 So many Christians are standing in the doorway between this world and Heaven without truly knowing Jesus and just trusting that they’ll make it in when the time comes. But this is really one doorway that you don’t want to get stuck in, especially if the door closes when you're not looking. It’s like standing … Continue reading Don’t Get Caught in the Doorway

Are You a Real Christian or a Wannebee?

There are many Christians who really don’t know if they’re saved or not. One of the biggest reasons for this is that they don’t study the Bible and have no idea who God really is or who Jesus is. They don’t understand grace and much of their limited knowledge of Him is lost in the … Continue reading Are You a Real Christian or a Wannebee?