This week, Keith Holloway urges every Christian to stay alert in the fight against deception.
“Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness” (Ephesians 6:13-14, ESV).
He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Mysteries, supremacies and wonders all make up God’s many and marvelous attributes. This week on 86 seconds, Gary Wilkerson looks at these realities that reveal truth in a time of doubt.
Pandemic, social upheaval, lockdowns; are these difficult days foretold in the Bible? They are and John reminds us that the Holy Spirit is available to all believers when dark days come.
One of your biggest responsibilities is towards your family. God calls you to grow personally because it is impossible to help your children grow if, as parents, you are not growing.
Right from the start, we have tendency to favor or to neglect certain areas of knowledge according to our backgrounds, personalities and lives. We must, therefore, ask God to help us find and maintain a balanced personality, in order to guide our family members in their growth.
A God who eternally punishes some people is one of the biggest controversies in the modern discussion of Christianity, so what is the biblical take on hell?
My church high school group regularly showed us NOOMA videos, created by Rob Bell to help connect Christian teaching to real-life situations. As a teen, I found them helpful. They bridged the gap between ye olde Bible times and the conversations I found myself having with my peers.
In this hour, when a myriad of voices and false prophets are emerging, we must recognize how imperative it is to have a sound mind, clearly discerning God’s voice and allowing ourselves to be directed by truth. If you choose to turn to God with all your heart, he will begin revealing his Word and his voice to you. “Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way, walk in it,’ whenever you turn to the right hand or whenever you turn to the left” (Isaiah 30:21).
“And now, behold, I know that none of you among whom I have gone about proclaiming the kingdom will see my face again” (Acts 20:25).
Paul relentlessly proclaimed the gospel of Jesus Christ and taught the churches day and night. He endured severe persecution everywhere he went and when he knew by the Holy Spirit that he was going to be martyred, he gathered together the elders of the church at Ephesus. As he shared his love for them, he also left them with an important directive.