The primary lesson of the Parable of the Wheat and Tares is relatively easy to see. However, an interesting detail appears in it that is easily overlooked.
One really cannot have proper spiritual health without maintaining a physical regime of diet, exercise, and rest. We have a responsibility to educate ourselves.
The Parable of the Wheat and the Tares warns of false brethren within the fellowship. Jesus Christ exemplified how to interact with them in a godly manner.
God's call to learn from the ant does not teach us to yield to a hierarchical system, but to participate in a community with the goal of edification.
Book II of the Psalms was written largely by David and shows how he reacts to some gruesome trials by surrendering to God's redemption.
God mightily used Gideon, initially a timid man who required multiple signs from God, when he began walking more by faith than sight.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting upon the shocking revelation that the Obama Administration has saddled this country with more indebtedness than all other presidential administrations combined, asks whether there is anything the government does well. Government knows how to grow itself (after the manner of virulent cancer cells), …
Deuteronomy is the heart of the Old Testament, with its words throughout the New Testament, providing a foundation of doctrine and an outline for entering God's Kingdom.
On the heels of the red horse of conflict gallops the black horse and its rider, commonly interpreted as famine. It also includes scarcity resulting from oppression.
The key to the real abundant life is to follow Christ's example of forcing His will into submission to the Father's will, even to the point of death.