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 →

Daily Devotional: Jesus Teaches Us Exactly How To Pray

Let's all admit it. Prayer is difficult. That's why Paul teaches us to labor in prayer. Prayer requires us to be disciplined and focused. This is especially hard in the modern world, where distractions are everywhere. Nevertheless, Jesus teaches us exactly how to pray. He tells us not to babble on like the pagans do,... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Really Teach About Free Will?

There are many views concerning the idea of free will. Some philosophers believe humans are determined by events outside of their control. There are theologians who think God is in complete control of man's freedom of choice and that free will is illusory. Other experts disagree and believe man has the freedom to truly choose... Continue Reading →

Psalm 103: Praying Through The Psalms

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits--who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases (Ps. 103:1-3).  Lord, it is good to give you praise. For you are holy, wise, majestic, and gracious. My soul sings to... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Money, Intellect, And Health Will Not Fill Your Void

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” 6 So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” - Hebrews... 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 →

Daily Devotional: The Lord Is My Shepherd And King

"The Lord is my shepherd. I lack nothing." -Psalm 23:1 (NIV) This chapter encompasses the importance of having a relationship with God. He is our shepherd. He protects us in a world full of sin and chaos. When we have God, there is nothing we lack. Have you seen the bumper sticker Jesus + nothing... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Teach About Salvation And How Is It Different From Other Religions?

"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast." -Ephesians 2:8-9 (ESV) What an incredible verse highlighting the good news that God saves sinners. In this article, I will explain why this verse concerning... 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 →

Haiku: The Lamb of God

Humanity sinned.The Lamb of God died for us.To be born again. The Bible has four major themes: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and Restoration. The two we often focus on are the Fall of Man and redemption found in Christ. This is because we focus on the problem and the solution. The problem is our human depravity.... Continue Reading →

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