Do You Go to Church?

  Many people, when asked about their relationship with God, will offer up some religious credential. Some will lay claim to membership in some church group or have been baptized or some other religious activity. Others, when asked about their standing with the God of creation, will hold on to some supernatural religious experience.  The…

Who Do You Think You Are?!

Do you think you have a right to have God answer your questions? Do you question God’s right to oversee and direct His creation without question? Many people demand why God allows, what we view as ‘great injustices’, to happen. In the account of the life of Job, we see such a case. Job had wrapped himself…

Repentance or Confession

Revealing the Nature of Evil If you are a child of God these words define your new life:  “Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.” (Psa 97:10) To experience salvation, one must not only call on the name…

Knock Knock

Where is Your Focus? Living a lifestyle that is full of multitasking makes it difficult to give the proper attention to any single activity or responsibility in our lives. Benjamin Franklin is often misquoted with the expression, “Jack of all trades, master of none.” What he said was not “master of none” but “master of one.” To…

Living in Fear and Doubt

The Moment of Doubt Living in fear and doubt is not limited to just the weak and powerless. Moses was a great man of faith and was endowed with the power to open the Red Sea with a simple wooden staff. Yet we find in this man of faith, fear and doubt. Moses, seeing the vastness of the responsibility…

Onward Christian Soldiers

To the Victor Belongs the Spoils The face of war is ugly. People die, cities are razed and left in ruins and wealth is transferred to the victor. We find such an example of the outcome of warfare in the accounting of one of the many battles that were fought by the Children of Abraham. In this…

Are You a Cross-Carrying Christian?

Set Free! God is in the liberating business. We find in the scripture these words, “…ye have been called unto liberty.” (Gal 5:13) We have not been set free only to be in bondage to sin or to a system of belief. When the nation of Israel was repatriated to Zion, the Psalmist declared: “The Lord hath…

Looking For Loopholes

The Original Answer Book Reading the Bible is the first step in understanding God and His work in your life. Many of life’s questions can be answered as we read the word of God. Apostle Paul told Timothy:  “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for…