Category: Bible

  • The Preacher Draws Our Eyes to Abuses of Power — Studies in Ecclesiastes

    The Preacher Draws Our Eyes to Abuses of Power — Studies in Ecclesiastes

    A new article in a series on the Old Testament Book of Ecclesiastes from pastor and biblical counselor Jared Ingle. Here, he is in the last few verses of Chapter 3 and first few verses of Chapter 4, where the Preacher is examining those in authority, and how they often abuse their power over the […]

  • Will Our Time and Efforts Invested in Hobbies Be Considered Worthless at the Judgment Seat of Christ?

    Will Our Time and Efforts Invested in Hobbies Be Considered Worthless at the Judgment Seat of Christ?

    A long title for this article. What it is referring to is the scriptural teaching that every believer will have their lives for Christ reviewed for rewards (not for entrance into heaven — that is already and always assured!). Here, author and pastor Randy Alcorn makes the case that God looks kindly on how pursuits […]

  • 3 Overlooked but Significant Details from Jesus Turning Water into Wine

    3 Overlooked but Significant Details from Jesus Turning Water into Wine

    When Jesus turned the water into wine at the marriage in Cana in John 2, the apostle says that this was the first sign of divinity of Jesus. This article does an admirable job in parsing out the significance behind this particular miracle, and what it symbolized about the life and ministry of Christ. From […]

  • Faith Is Impossible

    Faith Is Impossible

    When we truly understand the gospel message of grace, it should give us great comfort and security. This is because God, through Christ and the indwelling Holy Spirit, gives us the faith we need to live a godly life. God knows our frame and that we are but dust. Whatever God calls us to do, […]

  • Working With Nonbelievers (2 Corinthians 6:14–18)

    Working With Nonbelievers (2 Corinthians 6:14–18)

    One of the purposes of my blogs is to point people to helpful blogs, websites and Christian resources that they might not be aware of. This article is drawn from one of those resources, The Theology of Work Project. They have an online Bible commentary that helps believers apply the Scriptures to the workplace, and […]

  • TREAT READING SCRIPTURE LIKE A DAILY CORE EXERCISE

    TREAT READING SCRIPTURE LIKE A DAILY CORE EXERCISE

    “Building our core” has become an exercise catchphrase, meaning that strengthening and maintaining our body’s core is fundamental to good physical health. This article tells us that in the same way, reading the Bible regularly (not in a guilt-producing way, but as a form of spiritual discipline), is fundamental to being spiritually healthy; all other […]

  • Don’t Follow Your Heart

    Don’t Follow Your Heart

    The title of this article illustrates the upside-down aspect of true Christianity, compared to the ways of the world. Everything in society and social media these days tells us to “follow our hearts” to find true happiness and fulfillment, but the Bible teaches just the opposite! From The Gospel Coalition………………..

  • Love is the Meaning of Life — Dallas Willard

    Love is the Meaning of Life — Dallas Willard

    Love reveals the meaning of life We have never known a person genuinely devoted to serving God and others from an agape-centered worldview to have a problem discerning the “meaning of life.” To love God with divine love is to be constantly seeking to do, and be involved in, what is good, to and for […]

  • Sparkling Gems from the Greek — 1 Peter 5:8

    Sparkling Gems from the Greek — 1 Peter 5:8

    Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour. Some good insights here. For instance, the word “alert” here is the kind of alertness that is a continual and perpetual alertness. From Crosswalk.com…………….

  • Psalm 90: A Brief Life, Our Eternal God, and Unending Joy

    Psalm 90: A Brief Life, Our Eternal God, and Unending Joy

    This article wades a little deeper into Psalm 90, to show us some important points for us to take to heart: our lives are short; God is eternal; so, it is best for us to seek God’s favor now, and to enjoy Him forever after our short lives are over. From Knowable Word………………