• Start Living According to God's Timetable

    That naked wrist feels as daring and vulnerable as a bathing suit in a January blizzard, while every glance to check the time quickens my pulse to the rhythm of the question that my heart needs to hear: What's your hurry?

  • Every New Year Provides a New Start

    Isn't it time that we came to our senses like the Prodigal Son? Isn't it time for you to turn from your sins and surrender completely to Jesus Christ? Isn't it time to get you and your family into a strong Christ-centered church that respects the authority of the Holy Scriptures? Isn't it time to return to the Father?

  • Is Poverty a Sign of Sin or Virtue? Not Necessarily, the Bible Says

    At first glance, the Bible demonstrates that God cares about the poor and about how they are treated. Scripture clearly warns of the dangers of wealth and has harsh things to say about the rich. To pick just a few examples from the Gospel of Luke, Jesus tells us:

  • 10 Tips for Reading the Bible as a Family in 2018

    I believe that there is no better way to capture this value than to simply read the Bible as a family.

  • Finding Purpose: Focus More on the Eternal and Not the Temporal

    I have never made a New Year's Resolution—mostly because if I am resolute about something then I will do it ...

  • Loving God With Our Minds: A Tribute to the Late R. C. Sproul

    The greatest command, said Jesus, is that we love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength. Sometimes missing today among many professing Christians is the emphasis on the mind.

  • Learning to Love Jesus More Through His Word

    Can I make a confession? Digging into God's Word on a daily basis is hard for me. I don't typically wake up in the ...

  • What Does The Bible Say About Leadership?

    In the Bible, it is evident that God works through leaders to carry out His work. Whom God called, He also equipped and blessed for their work.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Kicked Out of Church - How God Brought Me Home

    Everyone was shocked. Whenever I told people my church had kicked me out, they unanimously expressed outrage.

  • 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;

  • Do You Resent the Life God Gave You?

    I found myself spiraling down into self-pity over how hard my life has been, and how easy life seems to be for so many people around me.

  • Save Me: Bring Hope to the Middle East

    Open Doors is launching a global campaign to bring hope to the Middle East and needs you to be a part of it.

  • 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.

  • The Importance of Saying "AMEN"

    When Christians say "amen" at the end of our prayers, we are following the model of the apostles, asking God to "please let it be as we have prayed."

  • What does the Bible say about Sorrow and Grief?

    Sorrow (and grief) is something we all experience some time in our lives, and it can be the most difficult time to overcome. How can you deal with your pain and keep going forward? Only God's word can give us the satisfying comfort that will heal our soul.

  • Prayer for Singles Waiting for a Future Husband or Wife

    Having the right perspective while praying for your future spouse is very important. Do not let stress or anxiety overwhelm you, but put your value system in order.

  • Satan’s Ten Strategies Against You

    Is the devil outwitting you?

  • God, Are You Still Listening? Hope for Imperfect Prayers

    Sometimes we pray for a long time about big things, like a health issue or a prodigal child or a difficult work situation, and things don't get better. We wonder if God's been paying attention.

  • “You never need believe a man who swears—you may know that he also lies.” Quotes by Spurgeon

    Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892) is the legendary "Prince of Preachers" who left behind priceless treasures of God's truth that minister to numerous souls even today.

  • How to Handle Pride

    Pride causes us to think that we can manage life's situations ourselves and make our own plans.

  • 22 Bible Verses on Patience

    Patience might seem doable, until you are put to the test! Life is full of moments which can only be overcome by faith and patience, and you will be enabled with the power of God's word.

  • Pleasing Sacrifice

    Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that openly profess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. Hebrews 13:15-16

  • How to Pray Before a Bible Study

    Bible Study is no ordinary study, and we should go into it with a prepared and attentive heart.

  • The Danger of a Hardening Heart

    The way to a hardened heart is gradual. It begins with unbelief - that is, hearing but not accepting all or part of God's Word as true.

  • Law in the Heart

    The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide. (Psalm 37:31)

  • We will continue to serve God, say martyred pastor's family

    Pastor Sultan was killed outside his church in Ludhiana - the largest city in India's Punjab state. He had been pastor there for 20 years.

  • The Prayers You Need Most Are NOT Your Own

    You will not endure as a Christian without powerful, effective prayer.

  • What is the prayer of salvation?

    It is important to remember that salvation is not received by reciting a prayer or uttering certain words. The Bible nowhere records a person's receiving salvation by a prayer. Saying a prayer is not the biblical way of salvation.

  • Why believe in Jesus?

    Something extraordinary has occurred in the history of mankind, and this event affects each single person living on this earth. So it must be proclaimed and brought to each one's understanding. No one can live without knowing of and participating in this occurrence. The event in one word is: Christ. In more words: Jesus Christ, the son of God, gave his life on the cross for all people to have forgiveness of their sins and to gain eternal life through faith in him.

  • What are some biblical examples of dream interpretation?

    Before the Scriptures were complete, God occasionally talked to individuals through dreams.

  • It Matters How You Say Something

    "Thoughtless words can wound as deeply as any sword, but wisely spoken words can heal" (Proverbs 12:18)

  • Seek God Early in the Morning

    You've probably heard people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Apply this to your heart and mind = Spiritual food is the most important meal of the day.

  • The last exhortation: Know Jesus Christ!

    Why should I know this person, why is it so essential to know him, why does this person, Jesus Christ, concern me? He is not just anyone who lived and died long time ago - he is the one who gave his life for me. Even before I knew him he had already done this for me. Is there anyone else who has done this, or would do this for me? This fact alone, that he gave everything for me, should raise my interest, my curiosity for coming to know to him. Who was this man, what was his heart, his motivati

  • God can use you right where you are

    The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few; therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. -Luke 10:2

  • What is the mark of divine approval?

    When the test is over, then comes the hallmark of divine approval -- "the crown of life."

  • How did the Fall affect humanity?

    "Just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so sin spread through all men" (Romans 5:12). The effects of the Fall are numerous and far reaching. Sin has affected every aspect of our being.

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