Whether for new or seasoned believers, a Bible study offers key elements that make up a believer’s walk on earth from the fellowship to the study of the Scriptures. Here are vital pointers from one guy to another to help you get out of the way and make the most of your time.
It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out. (Prov 25:2) Ever thought about that verse? We glorify God, and find much enjoyment, by continually studying who he is, what he’s done, and who we are as he made us. With this category we talk about anything from theology to scientific discoveries and all sorts of brainy and booky things that give us wisdom and insight. So, ask questions or give answers; have at it! For a complete description of our categories, check out the Categories page.
As is the natural course of life, things devolve and deteriorate over time. Because of the influence and presence of sin, everything is in a perpetual state of decay. And for all our technological advance, death is still undefeated.
R.C. Sproul once said that Jonathan Edwards’ monumental Freedom of the Will (1754) stands as “the most important theological work ever published in America.” Such high praise is indicative of Edwards’ genius and his ability to speak with relevance to the church.
What should Christians think about men and women in comparison? Are men superior to women? The answer has as much to do with marriage as it does with March Madness.
Throughout his political career, William Wilberforce was addicted to God’s grace and goodness. Wilberforce seemed to possess an anointing for spreading God’s grace by way of political legislation, social reform, and charitable donations.
We finish our exploration of Psalm 51 as we learn from David’s failings in sexual sin plus his repentance and restoration in his relationship with God. We see a lesson for ourselves in the difference between outwardly pleasing God versus the joy of true repentance.
Psalm 51 is one of the best guides for us men after we have fallen to sexual sin. If you have recently failed, pick up your “sword” and read this Psalm through. Pray it through. It reveals an excellent way to react to our sin each time we fall.
How does Jesus deserve, and demand, to be responded to? The famous triad of Liar, Lunatic, or Lord attributed to C.S. Lewis is arguably the overarching question of Mark’s Gospel.
While a ninety-six percent on a college English paper is a satisfying result, that grade is still a convicting failure in the eyes of the law. Fortunately for us, Jesus fulfilled the letter of the law to every iota and still bore the torment intended for us in order to purchase our redemption.
Although evangelism is commonly discussed by many church leaders, there is reason for concern if you pay close attention to how many are explaining it. Let’s look at three of the most common and crucial mistakes as seen by how so many well-meaning Christians actually share the gospel message.
What if we were able to know the truth about God and how He relates to us? We looked at misconceptions about God being grumpy, as well as the undeniable truth that God is happy. So to wrap up, let’s get clear on how our righteousness before him actually works out.
What if we were able to know the truth about God and how He relates to us? We finished looking at the misconceptions that lead us to believe God is grumpy, but now what if you’re told we serve an undeniably happy God? Even in our sin and his grief, he is happy.
Turmoil in the world is often blamed on God being angry with us. Do we believe in a grumpy God? Let’s examine a few misconceptions you might have to find out. This is part 1 of a 3-part look into who God truly is and how he relates to us.
If you’re a believer in Christ, that is only the beginning of your life. God calls us to so much more and to tell people about our hope in so much more! Evangelizing and making disciples is a command from God that is a standing order.
Let’s look at a set of tiny but extremely important words in scripture: “But God…” In this, Lance continues to walk us through practical applications of scripture passages in an effort to help us understand and apply our Bible studies in relevant, everyday-life, immediate ways.
We “sit down” with friend and brother of faith, David Qaoud, to discuss life and his journey into his theological views, his free e-book he wrote, “6 Things You Didn’t Know About John Calvin”, and some thoughts on the reformed theology resurgence among young men.