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.
Modern liberal theologians have generally discarded belief in angels and demons. But those who read the Bible seriously come to the conclusion that great hosts of good and bad angels actually exist. What do the angels and demons do and how can we overcome the power of the demons?
Although we do not know much about Aquila and Priscilla it seems that they were a couple who was totally dedicated to the Lord and were used to help Paul in his work of preaching the gospel. There are several lessons we can learn from their lives.
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.
You won't find lasting joy gift-wrapped at the base of an evergreen three, adorned with a red bow. But you can find it at the foot of a much uglier tree, cross-shaped and blood-stained. Christ came, not to remain a baby, but to give His life on that tree as the perfect sacrifice for sins.
Romans 12 is a survey of attitudes by which Christian people should live. The three main categories are our attitudes toward God, other Christians, and our enemies. Have you checked your attitudes recently?
To respect the rich and despise the poor is inconsistent for the Christian. Partiality shows a lack of God's love for others in our hearts. In His sight each person is of equal value, no matter what their income is or what family they come from.