A clear explanation of how Jesus erased our sin and set us free. And when the record of our sin has been covered with the blood of the Lamb of God, what do we owe the Justifier?
Heart-keeping is a personal discipline that must last a lifetime. How do we keep our hearts, from which all life springs? With diligence, focus, perseverance, and by pondering the path of our feet.
Pointers on how to think the truth, thoughts that our Maker wants us to dwell on, so that the marvelous minds He gave us will continue to function in the way that He designed and be a blessing to His kingdom.
What is really motivating the things you do?
God invites us to enter into the kingdom of heaven, in spite of how broken, sinful and ruined our lives may be. That kingdom is a treasure that everything must be given up to win, but it's a treasure that changes our entire life.
The body of Christ is meant to function in heavenly unity. Is this closeness possible? How can real people with real issues be knit together in Christ?
From the story of Jesus calling Peter to become a fisher of men instead of fish, learn some parallels to being an evangelistic Christian today. Let us think more of the lost, and what we can do to reach them with the good news of the Gospel! Launch out into the deep!
"Let her be covered"-is this an out-dated ordinance? Follow this thoughtful exposition of 1 Corinthians 11; seven reasons are given in this passage that explain why a Christian woman will want to obey this command, and thus find and fill her role in God's authority structure.
Pastor Merle Ruth addresses common questions about 1 Corinthians 11, and the practice of the Christian womanʼs head covering.
Family relationships, church relationships and life experiences can wound. How can we triumph over this pain, and be healed on Jesus' terms?
A pastor calls his congregation to spiritual life and renewal. What are the "life leaks" that drain churches of the power and life of the Spirit? …Anger, secret desires, inconsistency, bitterness, falseness, addictions, sin and more.
Bitterness is like a leech. It attaches itself to and feeds on you, draining the life from you. Bitterness is rebellion against God. How do you respond to life? Do you let the unpleasant circumstances make you bitter?
While the current pandemic seems novel, there have been similar situations in the past. As you struggle to cope with “lockdowns”, learn of a man writing from a Roman prison how you can be free even during a lockdown. There is cause for hope, and more reasons than ever to share Jesus with the world.
Thoughtful Christian courtship is the perfect foundation to genuine, enduring love in marriage. When faith and romance meet, youth should remember these essential ideas: counsel; full surrender; Christ the centre; then follow your heart.
How did Jesus fulfill the type of the Jewish Passover? How does His death coincide with the death of the Passover lamb? Most importantly, WHAT DOES JESUS' DEATH MEAN FOR US TODAY? How are Christians to live like Him? How does God's will affect the doctrine of predestination?