Would you describe your faith walk as vibrant? Exciting? Or . . . have you grown stagnant? Encouragement to demonstrate your faith by actions.
In a culture of fast food, Internet, and cell phones . . . patience isn’t necessarily considered a virtue. And yet, life rarely unfolds on our preferred timetable. Perhaps you’re waiting on God right now.
If you read the accounts of people in the Bible . . . you’ll find that human nature hasn’t changed! Even the ancient saints made mistakes. And more often than not, they didn’t deserve the blessings God granted. A discussion on God’s mercy.
Overcoming impossible situations is a recurring theme in the Bible. Like the battle of Jericho . . . a victory won against all odds.
Some of the stories in the Bible feel more like fairy tales than true history. It’s easy to simply pass them off as a myth.
Travel back to ancient Jericho. Rumors were flying all around the city that a great army was coming against it. The doors to the city were barred and the walls were fortified with troops.
Some people enjoy taking risks, the thrill of the unexplored venture, while others prefer to play it safe. Let's take a look at the risks involved in the life of faith.
A Look At The Issue Of Idolatry In The Old Testament And How It Applies To Us In The Twenty-first Century Part 24
When reading the Bible . . . we often find cultural differences which make it difficult to understand how to apply the principles to our lives today.
Often the circumstances in the Bible seem foreign to us. But when we understand the history and culture surrounding the text, the Bible comes to life with principles that apply even to us today.
It’s difficult to live the Christian life in a culture that’s set against all you believe. A look at the recurring theme of idolatry throughout the Old Testament.
The pressure of fitting in to the culture around us is very real. . . . a bigger house, a nicer car, lavish vacations . . . it’s difficult to not be pulled into the materialistic view our culture subscribes to.