With regard to the issue of the continuance or cessation of miracles, miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit, etc., the Scriptures themselves...
Listen, there is only one valid goal in life – to live for God and love Him supremely.
“There is one death bed repentance recorded in the Bible that no one despair, but there is only one instance that no one presume.” Matthew Henry.
Common There's a man in jail for murder and the psychologist is called in. There's another in the hospital after attempting suicide and the psychologist is called in. There's a couple considering divorce and the psyc...
It is not the unpardonable sin which hinders your being a Christian; but your wickedness of heart, your pride, vanity, and insincerity.
Christ is all anyone can have. We have nothing apart from Christ and the work He did on the cross imputed to us. All else is stripped away at death.
Error has been preached as truth and propagated with cultish zeal. As a result multitudes have believed a lie and are headed for hell from fundamentalist church pews with a Bible in their hands and a prayer on their lips.
Pride is a mother sin. All sin, in a way, is a manifestation of pride. That is, the conceit, the arrogance, the self-importance – pride affects every word, thought and deed. Pride, though subtle, is fairly simple – "thinking more highly of ourselves than we ought to think."
Parents can give away their authority. Never say no if you don’t mean it. Don’t give a command, even a little one, if you are not willing to back it up. And parents can give a command in such a tone that the child senses there are options.
Again, behold the power of good music. When Paul and Silas sang, the earth shook and the jail rattled (Acts 16). When Jehoshaphat went out to battle, he put the singers in front of the army and God set up ambushments (2Chr 20:22). David’s harp drove off evil spirits (1Sam 16:23).
What does the Bible mean when it says that Christians have died to sin? How is it possible for a just God to justify the ungodly without becoming unjust Himself? What is regeneration? What is justification?
This question is perhaps worthy of consideration, not only because tattoos are advocated in our day as a “witnessing tool,” but also because it provides an opportunity to explore some overarching New Testament principles that apply to questions of this sort.
You want a simple definition of a Christian, a true Christian? He is one who glories, who boasts, who rejoices in Christ Jesus.
"Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting. He who goes to and fro weeping, carrying his bag of seed, Shall indeed come again with a shout of joy, bringing his sheaves with him." - Psalm 126:5,6 "Now t...
“What shall it profit a man if he gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” -Mark 8:36 “Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man comes to the Father, but through Me.”" -John 14:6 These, ...
Update, 8/27/11 – Yet MRI Regarding Liver Dear friends, I was waiting for Jared to post this on my Journal, but he and his family are in Conn. on some assignment and I am thinking the hurricane has hindered. ...