Far from being blind, faith is based on analyzing, comparing, adding up from evidence in God's Word, our own experience, and our calling by God's Holy Spirit.
The saints of God face a tireless, unremitting adversary. Our chief adversary, Satan the Devil, will always be present to challenge us.
With all the military metaphors in the Bible, there can be no doubt that God likens the Christian life to a war against the evils and temptations we face.
If we look upon the Book of Daniel as a puzzle of prophecies, we miss the more important point that it gives strategies to remain godly in a godless venue.
Our conviction reveals itself in living by faith. Moses is a stunning example of how a convicted Christian should live — with loyalty and faithfulness to God.
The faithful life and work of Noah illustrates that after justification, walking by faith with God is a practical responsibility.
When the commands of a secular state conflict with God's commands, we face the same dilemma as was faced by Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Jesus did not often teach or heal Gentiles, as His work concentrated on the Jews. However, He made an exception for the Phoenician woman's daughter.
The healing of the paralytic is a remarkable event. Significantly, Jesus honors the faith of the paralytic's friends who lowered him through the roof.
Like Jesus and other heroes of faith, we need to look beyond the present to the long term effects of the trials and tests we go though, seeing their value.
Only God's calling, followed by repentance and a rigorous conversion process, will safeguard us from the fiery holocaust that is coming upon this the world.
The circumstances surrounding Nebuchadnezzar's dream set the stage for God's revelation of His power, plan, and prophetic intentions (through His servants).
Our historical and theological roots are advanced in a polished, chronological narrative (Acts), perhaps designed as a trial document authored by Luke.
Many biblical examples, including Jesus, David, and Jacob, all fled for their lives in a prudent common sense move. Discretion is often the best part of valor.
Paul both appealed for unity among the Philippians and offered encouragement, reminding them that their relationship with one another was through Christ.
Joshua's deeds were demonstrations of God's power. Joshua charged the leaders to remain courageous, love God and His Law, and serving Him with all their heart and soul.
Mike Ford, acknowledging the attacks on 'toxic' masculinity by militant feminists, who characterize men as competitive, lazy, jealous, and dim-witted, takes issue with a Duke University theology professor who has misunderstood the Biblical narrative concerning Manoah, the father of Samson. Many Biblical scholars, shackled by …
Ted Bowling, anticipating the approach of another Father's Day, posits that Jonadab, a Kenite who demonstrated his zeal toward God by assisting King Jehu in ridding Israel of Baal worshippers, is one of the finest examples of fatherhood in the Bible.In Jeremiah,we learn that God blessed his descendants, the Rechabites, who, by …
Ezra faced a dilemma: Should he ask the king for military protection or trust God for the Jews' safety? His decision serves as an example for us.