Mark 16:18 says that Jesus' disciples 'will take up serpents.' Does this mean that Christians should handle snakes as a sign of their faith?
Cultural compromise, such as found in Pergamos, brings judgment from Jesus. To those who refuse to compromise their convictions, Christ promises eternal life.
Acts 27 teaches that we must distinguish among several types of suffering. Regardless of the type of suffering, we must remember that God will deliver us.
Martin Collins, reflecting on the obsession with alien invasions portrayed by movie and video game industries, warns us that a real alien invasion has been underway for a long time by such species as flying silver carp, Asian tiger mosquitoes, Burmese pythons, feral hogs, red imported fire ants, zebra mussels, etc. all …