Jesus: The Lion, the Ox, the Man, and the Eagle

Most of us are likely familiar with the parallel which has often been noted between the four Gospel Accounts and the four living creatures in the opening vision of the prophet Ezekiel (Ezekiel 1:10). The lion symbolizes supreme strength, kingship; the man, highest intelligence; the ox, lowly service; the eagle, heavenliness, mystery, divinity.

Knowing God or Knowing About God?

Many know about God who do not know God. The Prince of Granada was sentenced to Madrid’s old and infamous prison, The Place of Skulls, in fear that he might aspire to the throne.  For thirty-three...

The History of the Church of Ephesus in Time-Lapse Photography

Modern photography is amazing. With one lens, a photographer can zoom in on an object far and make it appear near. Then he can put on a wide-angle lens and get the big picture from close-up. What about applying time-lapse to history? Let's look at the church of Christ at Ephesus.

The Bible Perspective

During the 15th century Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It is considered one of the greatest works of artistry ever accomplished. When Michelangelo completed the work, he admitted the difficulty he...

27 Things We Are Saved By…

Things to Which Salvation Is Ascribed Christ’s words (John 6:63). The Holy Spirit (John 16:8; Titus 3:5). Faith (Romans 10:10). Repentance (Luke 13:3; 2 Peter 3:9). Baptism (Mark 16:16; 1 Peter 3:21; Titus 3:5). ...

We See Jesus

  We see His sacrifice: what He gave up (Philippians 2:8; cf. 2 Corinthians 8:9). We see His suffering: what He went through (1 Peter 2:21–24; Romans 5:1). We see His success: what He now enjoys (Hebrews...

In Pursuit of Faith

Faith is the foundation upon which all the virtues are laid. It is the center from which the diameter of the Christian life is measured. It is the buoy from which the depths of...

Are We Living in the Last Days?

Yes, we are living in the "last days." It should not be a cause for alarm, however, because we have been living in the last days for almost two thousand years!

Easy or Hard?

A large poster in a Montgomery Ward & Co. store in Oklahoma once read, “It all began at Montgomery Ward & Co. in 1939. Robert L. May, an advertising copywriter, was asked to write...

The Finest New Testament Christian You Never Heard Of

It is important to build a good reputation; it is more important to maintain it. A good reputation takes time to build, but it can be destroyed in just a minute.