A prophet is one who carries a message from another. A true prophet's message will derive from existing Scripture, even if he is breaking new, unexplored ground.
Are we giving our all for Christ and the way of life that God has revealed to us? Are we giving our all for the Kingdom of God? Are we truly zealous?
Amos, like a circling hawk, makes dire pronouncements on all of Israel's enemies but reserves the harshest judgment for Israel, who should have known better.
Richard Ritenbaugh observes that meaning of foolish has changed over the years from the context of "lacking in judgment or prudence" to "silliness." Greek and Hebrew usage focus on different but related nuances. The main focus of the Hebrew words for foolishness is on a person living his life without …
A prophet is one who speaks for God, expressing His will in words and sometimes signs. Standing outside the system, he proclaims God's purpose, including repentance.
The most dangerous battle at hand is against our own flesh, where we least expect treachery and where we have become the most complacent.
The Romans would torture murderers by shackling them to their victims, a striking picture of a sinful individual's relationship with his iniquities.
Some may doubt that God is in control, but God's sovereignty over His creation is complete. The course of world events are moving according to His will.
Unrighteous anger, whether explosive or smoldering, can lead to high blood pressure, migraine headaches, or can ultimately lead to our spiritual demise.
An atheist rationalizes his belief in no God by stating that suffering could no longer be blamed on an omniscient deity, allowing him to live without guilt.
Those of us in the West are beginning to learn more about the Muslim mind. This is the best we can do; we can never hope to understand it because it is alien.