Draw Near Unto God
The Bible says, “Draw near unto God, and He will draw near unto you.” (James 4:8). We live in an age of cynicism, but no one has to live out their lives as a cynic. You may have heard the old saying, “You only go around once in life…” Well, God promises those who live faithfully in this life a second life, eternal in nature, in an unspoiled place of light, joy and beauty. Exciting and vibrant; a life thatread more
A Perfectly Good Conscience
When the apostle Paul stood before the Council in Jerusalem, he declared: “I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day” – Acts 23:1. Yet, how could Paul make such a claim after watching out for the cloaks of those who stoned Stephen, giving his hearty approval, and later ravaging the church of Christ, dragging off men and women and putting them in prison? He could make such aread more
Long Live the King
The nation of Israel had a great king. This king had been their deliverer, their instructor, their provider, and the protector. This great king loved Israel as a man would love his wife and children. All the king asked for was Israel’s faithful obedience, complete love, and genuine worship. In the latter part of 1 [...]read more
Are You In Need of Jesus Christ?
When Jesus walked upon this earth, many people with great needs came to see Him and to be healed by Him. When the disciples of John the baptizer came to investigate Jesus, they saw and understood why many people were coming to Him. Let us consider Luke’s record of John’s disciples’ visit with Jesus. Luke [...]read more
Are You An Inspiration To Others?
Quite often, when we hear the word inspire we think about the biblical usage of the word. For instance, the apostle Paul wrote, “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,” (2 Timothy 3:16). The Greek word translated as “is given by [...]read more
Let the Bible Speak for Itself
The Bible is a library made up of 66 books, written over a period of some 1600 years, by forty different men. The Bible deals with man’s need for salvation. Its message is for all the world. The Bible is “God’s power unto salvation” (Rom. 1:16). It can change the hearts of men. It can [...]read more
The Importance of Bible Study
God has revealed Himself to man in several ways. For example, God has revealed Himself in nature (Psa. 19:1; Rom. 1:20). The providence of God provides evidence for His existence (Acts 14:17). And God has revealed Himself through Jesus of Nazareth (John 1:18). The focus of this article centers on the fact that God has [...]read more
Singing Authorized By God
“Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is…be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord, giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord [...]read more
The Indwelling of the Holy Spirit
Many people in the world believe that the direct indwelling of the Holy Spirit. There is no doubt that the Holy Spirit dwells in the Christian but the question is how He dwells in the Christian. The Holy Spirit is a divine being just as Jesus and God. He is not something that floats around [...]read more
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