Tag Archives: Faith

Going Deeper: Waiting

Who likes waiting? Probably no one likes waiting. It sounds boring and like a waste of time, right? I mean… why can’t we have what we want now? Of course this is an immature point of view, but we all fall victim to this way of thinking. Many things in life challenge our patience and […]

Articles of Faith: Predestination

Do Christians believe in destiny?  Do they believe in chance?  I guess it depends on what you mean by these terms.  If destiny when what is destined?  If chance, then what is left to chance?  Thankfully the Bible tells us clear answers to these questions if we but search them out.   We will explores this […]

Articles of Faith: Foreknowledge

What does God know?  A better question might be, what doesn’t God know?  Regardless, the answer both questions comes to the same conclusion.  God knows all things.  In fact, God knows all things so thoroughly that there is nothing left to probability for the divine mind.  However, does this absolute knowledge mean determinism or is […]

Commandments of Jesus, Part XI: Matthew 10:31

Objectively, one of the hardest commandments of Christ to obey is “Fear not.”  We live in a world that offers many reasons to be fearful.  The dangers of everyday life overwhelm us from time to time and the prospect of encouraging others to persecute us by standing up for justice and mercy is often daunting.  […]

Commandments of Jesus, Part III – Mark 5:36

Who doesn’t want comfort?  Continuing on from last week’s study of Christ’s command to follow Him, we now address the need to stamp down our fears and believe in Him.  In order for us to follow Him, we must also believe and trust Him with our lives. There will be no Bible Study meeting this […]

What Shall I Say?

This week’s lesson addresses the humanity of Christ, what draws us to Him, and how we face critical issues of life. While no one has faced greater challenges than Jesus Christ, this also means that nothing we face is beyond His sympathies. As you consider this lesson, examine your own motives and challenges and ask […]

Essentials: Lesson 12 – Justification

In the last lesson, we explored the Call of God.  This divine call to the saints of the Lord is nothing short of miraculous and vital.  By the call of the Almighty, His children can and do respond to the call of the Gospel to faith in Jesus Christ the Righteous.  Through faith we strive […]