Temptation’s True Test

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The typical recited line from The Lord’s Prayer is “lead us not into temptation.” Is God a controlling force in whether people are tempted to do evil? The difference between...

Automatic Door

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Did Jesus say all I had to do was knock and the door would open? Supposedly, all we have to do is ask. I’d like to quote James 4:2, which...

Child of Stature

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Story books picture David as a child when he faced Goliath. Is that fable or fact? David was the youngest of eight sons. He was too insignificant to be considered...

A Fishy Story

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Based on scientific fact, the biblical story of Jonah reads like a fairy tale. Could it possibly be true? To be thrown into the sea, Jonah had to beat the...

Spiritual Warfare

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I sometimes hear people talk about Satan as the “prince and power of the air,” having dominion on Earth. Supposedly, he’s present everywhere and not only knows our thoughts but...

Boldness to Approach God

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Our High Priest is easily touched with the feeling of our infirmities, because he was tested in every area just as we are, yet without sin. Therefore, we can boldly...

Not My Will
Jesus’ Most Important Words (Part 10 of 10)

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He went about a stone's throw away, knelt, and prayed. “My Father, if you are willing, let me escape this suffering. Nevertheless, I want your will, not mine.” — Luke...

Never Alone
Jesus’ Most Important Words (Part 9 of 10)

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I will always be with you, even until the end of the world. — Matthew 28:20 All the rungs of a ladder are important if you want to get to...

Endure to the End
Jesus’ Most Important Words (Part 8 of 10)

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“Because evil will flourish, most people's love will grow cold. But those who remain faithful until the end will be saved.” — Matthew 24:12–13 Most Christians see a few Scripture...

Sin No More
Jesus’ Most Important Words (Part 7 of 10)

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“Woman, where are your accusers? Is there no one here to condemn you?” “No one, sir.” “Neither do I condemn you. Go and sin no more.” — John 8:10–11 If...