"Forever with the Lord"

Forever with the Lord! Amen! so let it be, Life from the dead is in that word, 'Tis immortality.

8 things you didn't know about Christmas

I love Christmas. I suspect my wife now hates it, since I started writing this book on Christmas history. Here are eight of my favourite festive facts that made Mrs Kerensa roll her eyes...

The Last Exhortation: Know Jesus Christ!

This is the last verse of this letter, the final exhortation. Many important matters were shared before, but the most important one is at the end. When we write a long letter, we might also write, or repeat, our most important point in the end. To make sure the addressee takes not of and remembers it.

The Importance Of Saying "AMEN"

The Hebrew word translated "amen" literally means "truly" or "so be it." "Amen" is also found in the Greek New Testament and has the same meaning. Nearly half of the Old Testament uses of amen are found in the book of Deuteronomy. In each case, the people are responding to curses pronounced by God on various sins. Each pronouncement is followed by the words "and all the people shall say Amen" (Deuteronomy 27:15-26). This indicates that the people applauded the righteous sentence handed down by their holy God, responding, "So let it be." The amen attested to the conviction of the hearers that the sentences which they heard were true, just, and certain.

Why Believe In Jesus?

One of the central parts of the Bible – although the entire Bible is important and not to be taken apart – but if one had to decide for a central passage, then Romans 3:21-26 is to be considered as one of the most central ones.

20 Bible Verses On Justice

The Bible has plenty to say about justice. Here are 20 Bible verses that speak of God’s justice to encourage you!

Africa hunger, famine facts: What you need to know

Millions of people in Africa are experiencing chronic hunger and the threat of famine. Conflict, recurring severe drought, and high food prices are to blame. People are starving to death - right now.

How can I overcome a habitual sin?

The first thing to consider in how to overcome habitual sin is to note the change, or transformation, that takes place when a person is saved.

Made Perfect in Weakness

"That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death."-Philippians 3:10;

The Authority of Our Message

Prophets had the responsibility of telling the people what the Lord revealed to them. Similarly, we're to share with others what we learn from God's Word.

Answers in Times of Great Disaster

Although we may not know why natural disasters occur, the biblical truths we do know with absolute certainty allow us to trust the Lord even in times of great suffering.