Modern Bible Commentary On Romans 13

Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.  Modern societies in North America... Continue Reading →

The Bible Story That Led Me To Trust In Jesus For Salvation

The year was 2007. It was a sunny November morning. I brewed coffee and sat down in my brown leather chair next to the window. I just moved into this new house a few blocks away from the university I attended. My old friends would call me every now and then to ask me to... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: James 1:12 Teaches Believers To Remain Steadfast Under Trial

"Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him." -James 1:12 James---the brother of Jesus, was one of the chief leaders in the church at Jerusalem. James, along with Peter and Paul,... Continue Reading →

Poem: Modern Prodigal Found

I was there to gamble and drink whiskey. I was there to bet on Major Thunder at the infamous derby. Until a jarring sound from a megaphone invaded my ears. A burly bearded man preached: "Repent or you will perish!" I took a shot of whiskey To numb the convicted soul. I voiced with the... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: God Shines Brighter!

The stars brightly shineIn the dark wintery glow.But God shines brighter! Did you know our sun is a star that burns at 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit? This temperature is incredible. However, some of the stars shining in the night sky can be as scorching as 200 million degrees Fahrenheit at their core! This is unfathomable. Despite... Continue Reading →

What Is Evangelism And Why Is It An Important Role For The Church?

Evangelism is defined as, "the God-given ability to share the gospel with non-believers in a relevant, practical, and engaging way so that they choose to become followers of Jesus." This definition encapsulates the heart of the great commission---to go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature (Matt. 28:19-20; Lk. 14:23; Mk.... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Be Prepared To Share Your Faith

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect (1 Pet. 3:15). Several years ago, I had the unique privilege of preaching a sermon to a large... Continue Reading →

Modern Bible Commentary on James 5

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you. 2 Your riches are corrupted and your garments are moth-eaten. 3 Your gold and your silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be for a testimony against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up your treasure in the last... Continue Reading →

4 Practical Steps For Sharing Your Christian Faith

Would you agree that sharing your Christian faith can be nerve-racking? Would you also agree that a major part of being a born-again follower of Jesus is to evangelize to the lost with the gospel of hope? The Lord beckons us to fulfill the great commission when he said, "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,... Continue Reading →

Verse of The Day: The Call To Follow Jesus From Luke 5:27

"After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. "Follow me," Jesus said to him, and Levi got up, left everything and followed him (Lk. 5:27)." I remember the day God called me to be a disciple of His. Beforehand, I was an unchurched,... Continue Reading →

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