Certainly, there are many people who do not believe in a Supreme Being whom the Bible generally refers to as God or the Lord. However, there is ample evidence that God, who is the central focus of the Bible, is an actual supernatural Being who is the Creator of the entire universe, including all […]
Many people flounder around in life, unable to satisfactorily make important decisions that determine the course and the quality of their life. Often this inability is because they lack adequate guidance.
But what if people could get the guidance they need – from God? We will consider several Bible scriptures which indicate that people can […]
Few, if any, normal parents would think it is not necessary to teach their children correct moral values and behavior. However, a number of otherwise normal parents avoid teaching their children about God. Probably, the primary reason why many of these parents take this approach is because they either do not believe in God […]
Does the Bible indicate that pride is always wrong and humility is always right? Before we consider what the Bible says about pride and humility, we want to make clear the meaning of these two terms when we mention them in this article.
Webster’s Dictionary has several definitions of pride. The primary definitions are “an […]
In Matthew 25, Jesus Christ tells a parable about a man who gave three of his servants money to invest for him during the lengthy period that he would be traveling elsewhere. When the man returned after his long absence, he commended two of the three servants, both of whom had done a good […]
Larry Burkett, a teacher and writer regarding financial matters from a Christian perspective, states, “The evidence of our commitment to God’s way will be seen in our concern for others.” Genuine concern for the welfare of other people indicates authentic kindness, which is a result of having agape love (the purest, deepest kind of […]
Most people may think of themselves as honest, because they do not engage in what they regard as “serious” acts of dishonesty. But, it is likely that many of these same people engage, at least occasionally, in acts that they regard as “insignificant” dishonesty. Perhaps, the primary reason a lot of these people do […]
Psalm 14:1a states, “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” Presumably, such a person also does not believe in heaven or hell. So, if God, heaven, and hell actually do exist, what are the implications for atheists and agnostics? This article will attempt to explain why it is crucial for everyone to […]
Evidently, many people, including Christians, have only a vague understanding of what their eternal life will actually be like. Because the Bible indicates that only Christians can be assured of eternal salvation, this article will focus on what eternity will be like for those who are genuine Christians (i.e., people who have sincerely trusted […]
Apparently, many people who pray do not know how to pray effectively (i.e., their prayers do not seem to provide the desired results). What we will attempt to do in this article is to address what is necessary to pray effectively. The topics we will discuss are as follows:
What are the basic functions […]