In the Apostles’ Creed we confess, “I believe … in the life everlasting.” What will that look like? How do you describe something which is indescribable?
Did the folks living before Jesus know about eternal life? Did they know about the resurrection? The answer to both of these questions is a resounding, "Yes!"
God's name reveals who He is and it tells us a lot about His gracious activity. You and I have a loving and merciful God who is good at "Show and Tell."
When God wanted to speak to Moses, why did He choose that particular bush to appear to burst into flames? After all, it was just a bush like any other. Then again, why did God choose Moses to go to Pharaoh?
It's amazing how the Gospel has traveled throughout the world to peoples of all different nations, languages and cultures. And today, people of many different nations, languages and cultures have come to our doorstep. What an amazing opportunity we have been given to share the Gospel.
You're in good company! Have you found yourself being slandered, mocked or mistreated for being a Christian? Jesus tells you that you are blessed and even says, "Rejoice and be glad"! Find out why.
Sometimes we're so glad to know that when we die we will be with the Lord that we may overlook the best part that is yet to come. Take a closer look at our Lord's Easter victory for us, over sin and the death, and the incredible comfort which comes with His promise of the resurrection of the body.
Blessed. Did I just hear that right? Yes, blessed. When Jesus spoke these words in the Sermon on the Mount He was speaking to folks just like you and me.
Have you ever wondered what you might look like in a few decades? There's an app for that. Have you ever wondered what you will look like at Christ's return? There's a promise in God's Word for that.
Imagine one day that you woke up to discover that you were royalty? Here's the best part – you don't have to imagine. You are a child and heir of God. And the One to assure you is the King Himself.
Treaties, pacts, covenants, and accords come and go. Here is one, though, that still stands this day and will last forever.
You're a saint! Does hearing that make you feel bashful? Don't feel shy. It's a gift from God.
It's Theme Thursday but we're going to take time this special opportunity to celebrate Reformation Day, October 31.
In the Scriptures God describes sin, and the work of the devil, using much the same language as the alerts which come with mountain lion activity.
"How can I thank the Lord for all His benefits to me?" The Psalmist's answer may surprise you.
Sometimes wonderful Bible verses get shortened in order to fit them onto a decorative plaque or pillow. However, sometimes they leave off the best part.
"Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake." No, that's not an advertisement for the latest zombie movie. That's the exiting good news of the resurrection in Daniel.
"I'm going to let my child grow up and when they are older they can decide for themselves if they want to be a Christian." On the surface that may sound modern and reasonable. But actually, it's a very old mistake and actually robs your child of a precious opportunity.
In the Apostles' Creed we confess, "I believe ... in the forgiveness of sins." Even though our God is omniscient He also possesses and amazing ability. He can truly forgive ... and forget!
Have you ever been told, "The only person you can depend on is yourself"? That may not serve us well when it comes to trusting God's promises. And it can rob us of blessings if it contends with our faith.