Free Overview of Apostle Paul’s Letters eChart + Map

Free Apostle Paul eChart + Map Get a Quick Overview on Paul’s 13 Letters and Missionary Trips From Antioch to Rome, Paul traveled over 9,000 miles, spreading the Good News! He was beaten, threatened, and imprisoned—yet nothing could kill his faith. Which letters did Paul write in prison? Where did he go during his missionary Continue Reading

3 Pitfalls of Being a Perfectionist for Christ

Let’s me start off today’s thought by asking you a question (and please answer honestly!): what would you do if you had a dinner guest coming tonight? Your brain probably jumps to the list of things you’d need to do to prepare, right? The house should be vacuumed, there are groceries to be bought, surfaces Continue Reading

Following Jesus in a Season of Doubt

Doubt: Let’s Be Honest about It. “Be merciful to those who doubt.”—Jude 22 In certain Christian circles, the worst admission a believer can make is, “I am battling some doubts.” Admit that, and some unmerciful types may try to argue or even shame you back to a place of belief. Perhaps such spiritual honesty hits Continue Reading

Do I Need to Go to Church (If I’m a Christian)?

“Do I really need to go to church?” Whether you’re wondering this question or it’s your kids asking if God “makes us go to church,” you probably already know your salvation isn’t hinged on being inside First [your denomination] Church of [your town here] at 9AM on the dot every Sunday. What does the Bible Continue Reading

Jesus’ Baptism: 3 Key Lessons to Learn

The baptism of Jesus is easily misunderstood. We often understand this important event as Jesus simply going into the Jordan River and being baptized just like any other human being is baptized. What we fail to grasp is the deep significance of the meaning of God’s voice from heaven at Jesus’s baptism. The biblical text Continue Reading

13 Fulfillments of Genesis in the Book of Revelation

God’s holiness means he will deal fully and finally with sin and its corrupting effects. God’s grace and mercy (demonstrated in Jesus) mean that sinners can be forgiven. God’s goodness means our future is one of joy and peace, not fear. God’s power and sovereignty mean that he will restore all things. Jesus’ resurrection is Continue Reading

Encountering Spiritual Warfare: Jesus Casts Out a Demon

Jesus Casts Out a Demon

When we begin to talk about spiritual warfare, Christians either overemphasis it, or underemphasize it. It is important to have a balanced and proper understanding of spiritual warfare, which is what the last lesson in “The Life of Jesus” tries to do in a lesson entitled, Jesus casts out demons. In this blog, I would Continue Reading

Lent Starts Today! Our Top 3 Articles on Fasting

Lent starts today! Some of us have already made plans to fast sweets, social media, or TV. Maybe some of us are adding an extra hour of devotional time or community service. Regardless of your plans, we wanted to share some of our most-visited articles on fasting with you! We pray this helps and enriches Continue Reading

The 3 Friends That Will Help You Overcome Loneliness

Loneliness is common to everyone, yet it can be controlled. Consider carefully examining the elements of loneliness in your own life. Knowledge alone cannot solve the problems caused by loneliness, but knowledge coupled with wisdom can be helpful in limiting the negative effects of loneliness in your life. While loneliness feels like an emotional problem Continue Reading

How to Identify True Temptation: The Temptation of Jesus

I remember asking my son after church one week what he had learning at church that day. His reply, “Jesus was tempted by… that other guy.” I laughed. That was not the deeper meaning of the temptation that we should understand in this event. While we often understand this temptation simply as Jesus defeating Satan, Continue Reading

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