Survey Shows More Than Half Of American Christians Believe In A Works-Based Salvation

A new survey shows that a majority of people who describe themselves as Christian believe a “works-oriented” way to God’s acceptance. Dr. Tracy Munsil, the Executive Director for the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, makes this sobering statement: Unlike past generations of Americans, who readily recognized the reality of sin and the need... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Teach About Forgiveness And Reconciliation?

Forgiveness and reconciliation are taught throughout the entire Bible. There are over 100 references teaching about this concept and many differing opinions. This makes forgiveness an important topic to discuss. Let's get started right away! I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions... Continue Reading →

Verse Of The Day: Ecclesiastes 7:10

"There is not a righteous man on earth who does what is right and never sins." Ecclesiastes 7:10 This verse from Scripture is both good and bad. The bad news is all of us have sinned. This is bad news because we have all sinned against a Holy God who deserves to be respected and... Continue Reading →

Psalm 91: Praying Through The Psalms

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty (Ps. 91:1). O God, we live in a frightful, broken world. The COVID-19 pandemic, political unrest, and violence on the streets have caused chaos, bitterness, and fear in our hearts. Lord, but I know that when we dwell... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Being Authentic In Prayer Glorifies God

"Therefore I will not keep silent; I will speak out in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul." -Job 7:11 Job was a righteous man. He loved the Lord God and served Him with integrity. He was not shy to share his deepest frustrations and pains. I believe... Continue Reading →

What Are The 4 Key Concepts In Biblical Marriage?

There are 4 key concepts in biblical marriage. They include: marriage as a covenant relationship, marriage as a design for holiness, intimacy in marriage, and marriage as a reflection of Christ and the Church. 1. Biblical Marriage As A Covenant Relationship From the beginning, God created people as both male and female. In the Garden... Continue Reading →

Poem: The Madman Who Found God

A cold October In the 14th century Sat a madman At his cedar desk With a quill pen. Staring out His Gothic window He began to curse and sin. Yelling at barren Weeping willows While the rain Tapped the roof. He threw his ink And feathery pillows Yelling: God, show me proof! The black ink... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Say About Armageddon And The End Of The World?

With all the recent wars, famines, hurricanes, and now the COVID-19 pandemic, people are asking themselves if the end of the world is coming soon. Jesus told us in Matthew 24:36 that no one except God Almighty knows the last day or hour. Nevertheless, we should be diligent to watch for the signs. In this... Continue Reading →

The Holy Spirit Teaches Us The Mysteries Of God

"Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground." - Psalm 143:10 My favorite teacher in college was my chemistry professor. Yes, I know. Chemistry is such a difficult subject. How could this possibly be the case? The reason is, she took a difficult... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Live Wisely Because The Days Are Evil

"Be very careful, then, how you live — not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil." - Ephesians 5:15 Paul the apostle wrote the book of Ephesians while he was in jail around 62 AD. The world around him was full of evil. He was being... Continue Reading →

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