God's promises throughout Scripture testify to His unchanging faithfulness. The Bible is filled with countless promises from God, but not all of them are for us. Consider how the Lord vowed Jericho would fall after the Israelites marched around the city seven times (Joshua 6:2-6). Also, how God told Elijah that ravens would bring him … Continue reading God’s Promises We Can Claim
Mark 11:20-24 It’s a good idea to pause every now and then to evaluate our spiritual development. Although we will experience different phases of faith throughout life, our goal should be to continue growing. Which phase sounds like you? Hesitant faith is characterized by struggling to believe God: We hope He’ll answer our prayer, but we’re … Continue reading Evaluating Your Faith
Romans 10:13 ... for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved." Salvation: Deliverance from sin, brought about by complete faith in Jesus Christ as your personal savior an Lord. In other words: Salvation is something very personal and starts with Repentance, and starting and having a relationship with Christ Jesus and … Continue reading What is Salvation?
Because God wants us to know what He’s like, He sent His Son—His exact representation—to live among men. John 1:12-13 Our Creator never intended to be distant from mankind. Instead, He has always wanted an intimate, loving relationship with us. We know this because … • He sent His Son. Christ came to earth so we could … Continue reading Intimacy With Our Heavenly Father
What we hear from God depends on the condition of our heart. Matthew 13:18-23 “Listen then to what the parable of the sower means: 19 When anyone hears the message about the kingdom and does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in their heart. This is the seed sown along the path. 20 The … Continue reading Listening to God’s Word
Genesis 3:1-7 We’ve all occasionally fallen for a lie, whether it was something as trivial as false advertising or as serious as a scam that emptied a bank account. Whatever the trickery was, it can be traced back to the Father of Lies—Satan (John 8:44). And his most devastating deceptions are those that lead us … Continue reading Don’t Fall for Satan’s Lies