Little Town of Bethlehem

The little town of Bethlehem was known for four things, and each of them teaches us a lesson about Jesus.

“I Heard the Bible Has Mistakes. Is that true?”

One said, “If I were Satan, I would put as many barriers around the Bible as I could. I would plant thorns and hedges to frighten people off.” The devil has been busy planting thorns...

5 Views of Mark 16:16

Jesus pointed a nail-pierced hand at a world for which He had just died and commanded, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized...

Big Boys Don’t Cry

So we tell little boys when they fall. Then they read in their Bibles that Jesus wept. Does that mean He was a “sissie?” No. One has to consider the reason for the tears....

What does it mean to be forgiven?

A poet defined forgiveness as “the fragrance a flower gives the foot that crushes it.” Webster has “pardon, acquittal, to cancel, remit, or give up resentment against.” Forgiveness is found only seven times in the...

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.

Who Has the ‘Good Life?’

He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound. —Isaiah 61:1 Author’s note: Entering a foreign culture is cause...

The Omni God

God is often perceived as the Supreme Being and principal object of faith. Wikipedia continues, “The concept of God as described by theologians commonly includes the attributes of omniscience (infinite knowledge), omnipotence (unlimited power), omnipresence (present everywhere), and omnibenevolence (perfect goodness).” Bible writers never...

I Quit Church After a Bad Experience. Why Should I Go Back?

Lately, the church’s back door has been busier than its front door. Many have left, saying, “I don’t go anymore. I just got too busy.” Or, “I’ve had it with organized religion.” Or, “I...

Secrets of Friendship

Man was created a social creature (Genesis 2:18). We need friends. The wise man said, “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one...