Archives: September 2007

Encouragement To Trust God To Carry Your Heavy Load

We have an inherent tendency to try and do things on our own. And often it leads to a life that weighs us down rather than lifts us up.

Trying To Earn God’s Blessing?

2007-09-27 Thursday, September 27, 2007, Part 2 "You shall not make for yourself a carved image -- any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, v

A Biblical Warning Against Idolatry Put Into Context For Us Today

For centuries men and women have been seduced by the world around them. For some generations it may have been idol worship, for others it’s the need to acquire more possessions.

Is There Something Standing In The Way Of Your Worship Of God?

Idolatry isn’t just an ancient word for ancient people. Idolatry put into perspective for us in the twenty-first century.

God Is Closer Than You May Think!

Ever wonder if God hears your prayers? Maybe He’s taking longer to answer than you’d like. A discussion on our desire to have access to God.

A New Perspective On The Biblical Issue Of Idolatry

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.

Having A Hard Time Standing Your Ground When Everyone Around You Claims You’re Wrong?

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.

Valuable Insight Into The Second Biblical Commandment Prohibiting Idolatry

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.

A Look At The Issue Of Idolatry In The Old Testament And How It Applies To Us In The Twenty-first Century

When reading the Bible . . . we often find cultural differences which make it difficult to understand how to apply the principles to our lives today.

Finding It Difficult To Trust God With The Unknowns?

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.

The Unfolding Drama As The Israelites Approached Jericho With God On Their Side

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.

A Challenge To Trust The Credibility Of God’s Word

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.

Encouragement To Put Your Faith In God Even When The Odds Are Stacked Against You

Overcoming impossible situations is a recurring theme in the Bible. Like the battle of Jericho . . . a victory won against all odds.

Hope To Those In Bondage To Their Past

Every one of us has carried baggage from our past into our relationships. Perhaps you’ve gone through abuse, neglect . . . or the consequences of poor choices. Find encouragement on breaking free.

No Matter What You’ve Done . . . There’s Hope For Your Life

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.