At a recent student ministry panel hosted by my local Baptist association, a student anonymously sent in the following question: “Do I have to have a big salvation experience to be saved?”
Worship is not about the external, but the internal. It’s not about what we do with our hands, but what we do with our hearts.
It would have been right for Hosea to leave Gomer to her fate. But Hosea’s selfless and unconditional love for Gomer foreshadowed the much greater love of Christ.
Where the lawyer wanted a narrower definition of “neighbor,” Jesus created a much broader one. Who should receive your love, grace, forgiveness, or mercy? The short answer? Everyone.
The bottom line is this: In this life, at some point, you will absolutely be faced with more than you are capable of handling, and no earthly power will be enough to help you.
When most of us think of the word ‘discipline,’ nothing good comes to mind. Spiritual disciplines are different.
This week, America will mark the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. How should Christians respond in the wake of tragedies like these?
I hear this question (or statement) far more often than I would like, so let’s put it to rest. Does the Bible forbid interracial marriage? Do interracial relationships violate Christian values?
“We must learn to put God in His proper place and ourselves in our proper place when studying Scripture. I must read Scripture with the knowledge that God is the Hero of the story and I am not.”
One day, all things will be made new. The perfect kingdom will be restored. God will dwell with man again and we won’t need a temple to house His presence.
The New Testament shows us that there are certain Old Testament laws that should still be followed and certain ones that should not because Jesus came to fulfill the Law.
You and I may never be Billy Grahams, but may we all be content to be Edward Kimbles.