People of Promise
The Christian can cling to any promise in the Bible because they belong to Jesus Christ. All of the promises of God are ours because of Him (2 Cor. 1:20).
Our Lord’s Most Aggressive Command for Holiness
If a person is casual about their sin, they are in danger. Jesus Christ looked men directly in the eye and warned them that they will be thrown into hell unless...
The Forgiven Forgive
Forgiveness is not a small issue in the Christian life. A person's response to being wronged is a good test to see if they've really been forgiven or not. Failure to forgive...
The Self Reflections of an Inspired Man of God
In Ephesians 3:1-13 Paul, under inspiration, gives a great deal of information about himself. And God has specifically designed us to be impacted by the example of others.
No Longer Strangers
The world is filled with strangers because what truly makes someone strange is being a stranger to God. Christians are no longer strangers because they've been brought near to God through Christ.
Christians Smoking Marijuana?
Tim discusses some Biblical principles regarding the Christian's view on recreationally smoking marijuana.
Old School Giving & Not Robbing God
There are many possible factors as to why a church may have members that don't give their money sacrificially to meet needs.
Ten Characteristics of How Jesus Prayed
Jesus prayed to His Father with reverence, in simple language, in an orderly way, while full of faith and confidence, and having an ultimate concern for God's glory.
In Matthew 11:12, Jesus describes the type of people that enter the kingdom of heaven as "violent men." He's not talking about...
A Threefold Cord: Secret Prayer, Doing Good, and Self-Denial
Believer, in this upcoming year live a life with the threefold cord of secret prayer, doing good, and self-denial. As you secretly commune...
Fitly Framed Together
It doesn't matter what shade of skin we have, but by reconciliation through the Cross, the door has been opened so that we actually have real communion...
The Difficult Path to Church Purity
In order to maintain church purity, those who profess to be Christians and are “sexually immoral or greedy, or an idolater, reviler, drunkard, or swindler” (1 Cor. 5:11)
Man’s Fundamental Need Is Peace With God
Are you at peace? You don't want to get to your death bed, and find there is no rest, no peace. Is there rest, is there peace between you and God?
The Anger and Joy of Jesus
Jesus' anger sprang from His recognition of the sources of man's fall - Satan and sin, but also death. The motives...
The Compassion and Sorrow of Jesus
Jesus' sorrow and compassion spring from His observation of the effects of man's fall. As believers we must imitate the emotional life of Jesus...
The Emotional Life of Jesus: An Overview
The Bible teaches that as a man Jesus possessed the essential elements of human nature. Jesus was not...