God’s Way is Always the Best Way

It can be discouraging to know that while you play by the rules, those who break the rules seem to win in the game of life. The world would have us to believe that the “good guys” always finish last. Many of us know someone who appears to personify that saying. Through their cheating or […]

Repentance Brings Times of Refreshing from the Lord

Repentance literally means to “perceive afterwards.” Hence, the word denotes a change of mind subsequent to an event or experience. From a biblical standpoint, repentance is a change of mind that results in a turning of one’s heart toward God. One day, Peter the apostle stood before a crowd that he accused of having the […]

How to Get Closer to God

When God saved us, He placed within us everything we need to develop an intimate relationship with Him. But realizing such a relationship with God is not happenstance. In fact, it’s possible to be a genuine Christian and still feel far from God. I have met a few people who claim they have truly accepted […]

Are You Being a Stumbling Block to Others?

“Let us not therefore judge one another anymore: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother’s way” (Romans 14:13). How about that one? Instead of judging others, the Bible says we should judge ourselves. We should ask ourselves if we are being a stumbling […]

God is Not the Author of Our Confusion

In his first letter to the church at Corinth, Paul the apostle addressed that local body about its disorder in the area of spiritual gifts. He said when they came together as a body, everyone had a doctrine, a tongue, a revelation, an interpretation (1 Cor. 14:26).  The church members were zealous about spiritual gifts. […]