Many of us borrow trouble by imagining the worst things possible may happen. Sometimes the things we fear may actually work out for our advantage.
The apostle Thomas has been called "doubting Thomas" for centuries. But was he really doubting? There is more to Thomas than this limited caricature.
It is presumptuous to cast aspersions on Thomas, using the cliché 'Doubting Thomas,' as he was braver than most of us would have been in his circumstances.
The book of John provides a plethora of signs corroborating Christ's authenticity and also shows how to live as God would live if He were a man.
On the Road to Emmaus, some of Christ's followers were agitated, confused, and in turmoil, being unable to put the scriptures and the physical facts together.
We have all heard and repeated the old adage "seeing is believing," suggesting that seeing an event with our own two eyes is far better than being told second or third hand. While advances in graphics technology or sleight of hand techniques by magicians or brain game developers skillful in distracting our focus may …
Jesus' deliberately delayed His return to Bethany until Lazarus had died so that He could bolster the faith of Martha and His other disciples, then and now.
Is prophecy merely to enlighten us about the future? On the contrary, God's spiritual purposes for prophecy concern the subjects of warning and keeping.
Jesus selected disciples with disparate temperaments, unifying them to accomplish a steadfast purpose. God disperses a wide diversity of spiritual gifts.
The Scriptures are largely silent about the exploits of the apostles other than Paul. We have only general comments concerning their spheres of activities.
Americans (like most of the Western world) tend to be skeptical, cynical, and jaded, demanding mountains of evidence before becoming convinced of anything.
Sin has tainted the most faithful leaders. Most (perhaps all) church leaders have skeletons in their closets, but we follow them as they follow Christ.
Between Christ's resurrection and ascension, He appeared to His disciples 10 times within 40 days, instructing them about things pertaining to the Kingdom.
Trust in God's ability to resurrect can neutralize the most basic debilitating fear—the fear of death. Christ assures us that death is not the end.
Would we recognize Jesus Christ based on a description? Just about everybody with whom He came into contact misunderstood Him, including His own disciples.
As Judges 14 opens, God motivates a spoiled, lustful, impetuous troublemaker to begin delivering Israel from the Philistines. Samson walked by sight.
We have been base and ignoble, but Christ has enabled us to be cleaned up and transformed or shaped into offspring of God to be joint heirs with Christ.