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Backing Down Or Being Bold

We read story after story in the news of Christians giving in to the culture. They are compromising the faith. When opportunities arise to boldly stand for the truth of God’s word they back down. This even includes some Christian colleges. At a time when Christians are being silenced there ...

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To Be Poor in Spirit Like Jesus

Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven. When Jesus announced that those who are poor in spirit would inherit God’s Kingdom, He did not mean those who are self-confident, self-assured and self-reliant. In fact, to be poor in spirit is the antithesis ...

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The Living Word of God

Man studying the Bible

To own a copy of the Scriptures, the Word of God, is a capital offense in some countries today. Yet one of the primary prayer requests of today’s persecuted Christians in hostile and restricted nations is “Send us Bibles.” The written, or digital, Bible in their native language is their ...

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Pruning Our Spirituality To Bear More Fruit

I have been doing a lot of pruning, cutting off dead or overhanging tree limbs. It not only gets rid of unnecessary growth but also makes the yard more attractive. The same is the case with our spiritual walk. In John 15:1-6 Jesus gives an analogy of him being the ...

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Living In The Power Of God’s Light

Sometimes in our homes and communities there is no light because the power has gone out. We need power to have light. The same can be said of one’s spiritual walk. Matthew 5:16 tells us to “let your light shine before others, so that they will see your good works ...

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