You might have noticed this contradiction before, James 1:13, states, “Let no one say when he is tempted, ‘I am being tempted by God’; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.” and Genesis 22:1, which states, “And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham…” … More DOES GOD TEMPT US?
It is amazing how God can teach you a spiritual truth in an instant. This morning while listening to a sermon, He showed me the answer to the frequently asked question, how do we know that infants, young children and the mentally disabled go to heaven? In John 9, Jesus had just healed a man … More Time of Understanding
Years ago, my first pastor preached a sermon called, “Keep the main thing, the main thing.” Honestly I do not remember anything else about the sermon except this catchy phrase! Recently, I heard this exact same phrase and it caused me to wonder, what is the main thing for the Christian? Now some may have … More The Main Thing
If anyone could be example of the state of the human kind, it is Peter. Peter often spoke out of turn, was afraid of the unknown and he felt terribly disappointed when he sinned against our Lord. Why then did Jesus want to be around him so much? Because Peter loved Him. In his life, … More Life Lesson #12
“And the word of the Lord was rare in those days, visions were infrequent.” 1 Samuel 3:1. Is the word of the Lord rare in your life? In the days of Eli, Israel’s next to the last Judge, God did not speak very often, not because He did not want to, but because there was … More A Rare Word
Yesterday’s post was about teaching children self-control. One might say, I did teach my child but they still did not grow up to honor God. In these cases it is because of free will. Each of us by God’s design has been given free will, and we can choose to obey or disobey. Just because … More Free Will
Have you ever wondered about Jephthah’s oath to sacrifice his daughter in the book of Judges? Author David Ettinger give a clear explanation of this puzzling action!