Nothing happens in our lives (including repentance) until God initiates it. A change of heart, by God's Holy Spirit, results in a total change of direction.
As we approach the coming self-examination prior to Passover, we can apply six significant lessons taught to ancient Israel through the book of Lamentations.
Labor-saving technology seems to have had the effect of separating us from each other and making us indifferent to things that should be important to us.
The frightful Trumpet Plagues are coming on the world because of the breaking of covenants on the part of people who should have known better.
Repentance involves incorporating God's values, alien to our human nature—ones that will unify us with God and with others who accept His value system.
John Ritenbaugh states that Joshua read aloud the blessings and cursings pronounced on Israel (first mentioned in Deuteronomy 27). When the people of Israel obeyed, God blessed them, and when they disobeyed, God cursed them. The economic curses that the United States has received are a result of the covetousness of its …
Real repentance and conviction of righteousness should dramatically augment prayer, study, meditation, but most importantly, how we live our lives.
Western society is looking to technology, medicine and government for solutions to its seemingly unsolvable problems, looking everywhere but up.
Religious narcissists, who identify with the servant who received ten talents, cherry-pick Scripture to enhance their self-love and support their views.
There are no hollow threats with God Almighty. God will destroy disobedient people with the diseases of Egypt, cutting down our life-expectancy.