Why do I believe the Bible to be true? That is . . . Why do I believe the Bible, consisting of the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments, is the infallible Word of God, verbally inspired by God without error in the original manuscripts? Why do I believe that God’s intentions revealed […]
There has always been false teaching, such as Satan’s lie in the garden, the antediluvian apostasy, the false teachings of Balaam, the false prophets that appeared in ancient Israel, and in the New Testament era there where the Judaizes, the Gnostics and so on. What is unique in our day is the preponderance of false […]
Most of us know what it is like when we take matters into our own hands. That’s what we will find in this message. People doing what seems to be right without seeking God first. Now what can be so wrong with this? The steps taken made perfect sense. How could something that seemed so […]
In hard times God does not forget his own and ministers to them. Even in times of apostasy and open rebellion, God is still reaching out to the lost and hurting. Such was the ministry of Elisha.
What is truth? This is not a new question. The subject has been discussed through-out the ages. In fact, this very question was spoken nearly twenty centuries before by a high government official. He was trained in politics and the law. His statement, “What is truth?” has echoed even to our day. We find his […]
In this lesson, Peter is telling a suffering, battle weary people to commit their souls unto Christ in well-doing, as unto a faithful Creator. Of course, that is easy to say but very hard to accomplish when in the middle of conflict. Difficulties can easily overwhelm us, and when they do, they can cause us […]
First Peter is the handbook for Christian persecution and martyrdom. It explains how one can rejoice in the midst of hardship and have peace. Today’s text, in fact, commands us to rejoice and gives six reasons why we should be and can be joyful, even when we are experiencing suffering. He is not giving us […]
When you take the time to ponder the Galatians 4:4 passage, you will find that it is one of the most profound statements in Scripture. It is speaking about the APEX of all human history. It is not speaking of some future event. Instead, we are being told that there was a point in the […]
Throughout Scripture we read of those who waited patiently for the Messiah – the Promised One of God. This message will examine a few of those who waited and draw practical insights from their lives.
In every generation there has been evidence of the encroaching darkness. Some eras are worse than others. Scripture attests to this fact when it says, This know also, that in the last day’s perilous times shall come” So how are we to live in this period of change and decline? How are we to make […]