Sometimes it takes drastic circumstances to lead us to depend on God. Perhaps you’re going through a particularly difficult season right now. Biblical and personal examples of God's provision when we surrender to Him.
When we put our trust in Jesus Christ, we turn from our old life and embrace a new one. Let's examine the ramifications of Ruth’s commitment to her mother-in-law and what we can learn from it.
Do you know someone who’s heavily invested in the rules of the Christian walk, and forgets about the affectionate relationship with the living God? Perhaps you’ve fallen into this trap a time or two!
What does it mean to become a follower of God? What are the requirements? Following a stringent list of rules? Well, the answer might surprise you.
It’s not about what we have or don’t have. Or what we do, and don’t do. That’s a legalistic view of life.
Have you ever thought you were on top of the world, doing great at work, at home, only to find out that things weren’t as perfect as they seemed? Let's look at Revelation 3, verse 20.
This world values wealth and affluence, but God’s Word teaches a counter-cultural principle. Our earthly possessions have nothing to do with our standing before God!
The walk of faith isn’t always an easy road to travel. Perhaps you’ve had to stand up under the pressure of ridicule, or even left a job in order to stay true to your beliefs.
Often, we think the only way to make a difference in the world is to accomplish something big. But some of the biggest impact comes in ordinary expressions of faith.
We'll answer this question as we talk about Jephthah . . . an obscure Old Testament character that God honored for his strong faith.
The Bible story of Jephthah has sparked intense debate over the years. Let's get to the heart of the question . . . how could this man sacrifice his own child to please God?