YOU can trust God and his Word, the Bible, absolutely. GOD'S prophet Micah knew that promises can often prove unreliable. NOT one word out of all the good words that your God has spoken to you has failed.
The apostle Paul told the Christians in Rome, “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” (Rom. 15:4) We certainly do not want to do anything that would result in our forfeiting our hope.
1 Peter 4:7 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 7 Now the end of all things is at hand; therefore be sound in mind, and well balanced in prayers. We had spoken of the “last days” at length earlier. The reason Peter could say, “The end of all things is at hand,” is that the life,... Continue Reading →
God is “the Father of lights,” and “there is no darkness in him at all.” (James 1:17; 1 John 1:5) The Son said of himself, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12) Christian worshipers of the Father and the Son have the illumination: mentally, emotionally, morally, and spiritually, as “they shine as lights in the world.” (Phil 2:15)
Once we are transformed by the renewal of our mind, how do we keep it that way? The Apostle Paul wrote, Romans 7:14-25 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 14 For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am of the flesh, sold under sin. 15 For what I am doing, I do not understand; for I... Continue Reading →
Romans 12:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. If one were to ponder the marvelous achievements of humans over... Continue Reading →
In the 20th century alone, the United States saw the First World War or Great War, Russian Civil War, Second World War, as well as the Cold War, French Indochina War, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Afghan War, the Iraq War, and the ongoing War on Terror. One would... Continue Reading →
The object of this important article is to express the deep sense which humans have their depravity. That sense is derived from the fact that this is not a sudden thought, or mere outward actions or behavior, or offenses committed under the influence of strong temptation, but that it is the result of an entire corruption of his nature - of a deep depravity of heart, running back to the very commencement of our being.