Christ's second coming is described as being like 'a thief in the night.' Here is what it means for Christians living in the end times.
It is an exercise in futility to play king-of-the-hill in a world so universally sinful.
At the end of a seven year cycle, the seventh year on the Hebrew calendar, was the year of release when the Law was publicly and solemnly read.
God's people have an obligation to awaken out of their complacency, realizing that their allotted time for repenting and overcoming is drawing to its close.
Summertime reminds us of 'those lazy, hazy, crazy days' of our youth. Biblically, summertime sounds a warning to us to prepare for the fall harvest.
Amos describes the Israelites as proud and secure in their special relationship with God, while God castigates them for presuming He approved of them.
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.
Balaam, motivated by self-interest, believing that the ends justify the means, willing to do anything to get his way, is spiritually inferior to a donkey.
The ancient Israelites smugly believed that God was on their side, and that because He had not yet responded to their sins, they would be victorious.
Jesus' statement that 'Wherever the carcass is, there the eagles will be gathered together' is a warning that He will judge those who resist Him.
Among the spiritual realities that a faithful Christian must understand is God's sense of justice. The deaths of Nadab and Abihu are a case in point.
The book of Hebrews provides reasons to recapture flagging zeal, focusing on the reason for our hope and faith, establishing Christ's credentials.
The easiest part of God's work is preaching the gospel to the world. Much more demanding is the feeding of the flock, producing life-changing faith.
Members of God's church usually come home from the Feast of Tabernacles with renewed strength. Yet, some fall away each year. Here's how to stay the course.
We should never be tripped up when we see bad things happen to good people or vice versa, realizing that history is indeed following God's timetable.
In Laodicea, the people judge, but they are judging according to themselves. They are not seeking the will of Christ, and thus their judgment is distorted.
Members, co-workers, and subscribers can all be tallied, yet who save God can track the increase of faith or the building of character of members of a church?
The church of God today resembles a patient languishing from a deadly disease, resulting from a diet of spiritual junk food and neglecting the bread of life.