What we think eventually makes us what we are. For this reason Satan attacks our thought lives with special vengeance. We all need to learn to guard our thoughts and take responsibility for what we invite into our minds.
We live in a society of extremes. Although there are many lights, people still live in “darkness”. There are frenzied shoppers in financial bondage, while others do not observe Christmas, insisting that it is wrong because of all the ado. Still others are out buying gifts because “they have to”.
People sometimes doubt the existence of Hell or wonder how a loving God could send people there.The Bible teaches us there is a Hell and it is literal and eternal punishment. It is prepared for Satan and his angels, not man, but those who follow him will go there also.
Greed is a terrible thing. Ahab,a king, noticed a vineyard, and since he couldn't get it lawfully, he chose to allow his wife to get it for him by murdering an innocent man and his children. Though it is a terrible story, there are many lessons we can learn from Ahab and the vineyard he coveted.
What makes you feel secure? Money, popularity, or having cool stuff? Feeling secure has little to do with being secure after we die. Imagine standing before the righteous and holy God, knowing you are guilty of sin. Nothing could be less secure. How can you be truly secure, today and after you die?
Tragedy strikes once every ten minutes on American highways. Five motorists die each hour amid twisted steel and shattered glass. Automobile accidents snuff out more than 800 lives every week and approximately 42,000 annually.
We have only one hope of salvation. That is to crucify our carnal mind, receive the “mind of Christ" and be born of the Spirit. The Bible teaches us that sin is overcome, not by determination, but by giving up—by surrendering our all in faith to Christ, and being born of the Spirit.
There is no question that our conversation has much bearing on the witness and testimony that we leave with others. As Christians, should we be using “kids” in referring to children, or “the old man/lady” in reference to older people, or parents?
If life is a choice, why do so many people choose death by suicide? Read this article to learn more about being real with yourself and God. Learn to think beyond today and to consider the future heaven, or hell.
The Bible begins with the simple and yet profound statement that God is the Creator of all things. Those who oppose this view say that evolution formed the world. Which world view do the facts agree with?
Roughly one million divorces are filed in the United States every year. Since a majority of U.S. citizens profess some form of Christianity, it follows that most of these divorces are filed by those who would say that they worship the God of the Bible.