The tragedy of the Santa Fe, Texas, shooting is one of the growing number of cases of school shootings. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this massacre.
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I am deeply concerned about school violence. A massive shift has occurred. Talking, chewing gum and making noise were the top three public school problems in the early 1960s. Currently, rape, robbery and assault could lead the list.
We all have our idols, and we all must deal with these idols. An idol is anything which commands our attention and loyalty over and above the one true God.
Jacob was a tricky twin. He outwitted his brother Esau and cheated him out of his birthright. This sibling rivalry started before they were even born.
Not only have blatant sins been advanced as if they are good things to do, people who object are ridiculed, even persecuted and in some cases prosecuted for opposing the inverted morality that pretends what is evil is instead good.
In a stirring speech given to supporters of FRC yesterday, Ben Shapiro drew a stark picture of how the loss of religion in America has led to a harrowing host of problems.
Do you want to be used by God? Do you desire to make your life count for Christ and the Kingdom? Then you better find out what sort of people God uses!
In our time, is faith declining because people demand empirical proof? In the first Chapter of her book on the “History of God,” Karen Armstrong asserts that “many of us no longer have the sense that we are surrounded by the unseen.”
Freedom is a very spiritual thing. It’s a part of our being made in the glorious image of our Maker. Nevertheless, with the gift of liberty there also comes danger.
The present condition of the church leaves one to wonder if the lack of the fear of the Lord is contributing to her spiritually dead condition.
One interesting aspect of Sullivan’s article was his observation about why opioids have been such a draw through the ages—they help us escape from pain, from reality.
When tragic school shootings happen, like the one in Florida, everyone sends their “thoughts and prayers” to the families of the victims. But why don’t we pray before these shootings happen?
Abolishing the Bible’s male pronouns referring to God is equivalent to rejecting His role as King. God knew what He was doing when He chose to refer to Himself using male pronouns.
In the little island nation of Bermuda, which exists as part of the British Commonwealth, the country’s legislature and Governor took the extraordinary steps of overruling their own Supreme Court.
You choose – will it be the pain of discipline, or the pain of regret? One yields a sense of extreme fulfillment, the other, a lingering sense of defeat. We pray for God to heal rather than for help with self discipline to change harmful habits.
On the one hand, you could argue that God is sovereign, and if He knows the number of hairs on our head, and not one bird falls to the ground apart from Him (Matthew 10:29-30), then yes, He gets involved in sports as well.
Not everyone loved David. He was hated by his King Saul, his loyalists and all the enemies of Israel. God’s favor on David provoked jealousy and placed a bull’s-eye on his back.
We have one God we serve through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and one Constitution we follow. Our job is to conform ourselves to both the Word of God and the Constitution.
Emotions – good or bad? How can some quote Whitefield and Edwards, but avoid talking about the mighty moves of the Holy Spirit that occurred under their preaching – experiences and emotions that paralleled the books of Acts?
We are all of us created equal; we are all equally obliged to execute God’s program for our existence. As we do so, we are all equally answerable to God.
I’ll never forget: occasionally, my daughters would still ask, at bedtime, “Tuck us in, Dad?” And my exhausted response would be, “No, not tonight.
Young kids of my generation, don’t let the position of those in authority intimidate you. Respect them, but do not bow down to the idol of the culture.
Friends, God has promised us the amazing gift of His very own Spirit. With God Himself living inside us, giving us a new Spirit, a Spirit of life.
Is Trump’s decision to move our embassy to Jerusalem an act that God Himself will bless? Is there spiritual significance to this decision as well?
If we say that Jesus was fair, and objective, then He was tolerant, but if we add the word permissive to that idea, then He was not.
So many people died because the communist worldview sees the state as supreme, replacing God, Himself. It’s infallible, it transcends morality, and it demands absolute loyalty from its citizens.
During the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln was asked if God was on his side. He replied, “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”
We are tested by God so that we may find our measure relative to our relationship to Him and His Word, which stands paramount to all tests.
Humor is one of the greatest gifts from a sovereign God although most people see no connection between God and laughter.
Pat Robertson is taking it on the chin again. Seems each time he opines on why bad things happen to us, there is someone to call him on it.