If Christians live in obedience to the exclusive claims of Christ and the teachings in the Bible, we will face opposition in this world. But we don't have to be defeated. God's Word tells us how we can face opposition without falling apart.
God doesn't want you to be oblivious to the spiritual realities that are found in his Word and through his Son. Therefore, He may do something dramatic to get your attention. Listen to Him, and He will open your eyes to wonderful things you may not see.
Luke illustrates one of the signs and wonders that filled the early church with awe. This story reminds us that Jesus is ruling over his church. The Lord is drawing the people out of their bondage to sin into the joy of His forgiveness and eternal life.
Those who witnessed the coming of the Holy Spirit and heard the apostle Peter preach the gospel were pierced to the heart with the power of God's Word.Conviction flooded their soul as they pondered the guilt of their sin. Peter tells them how they can fin
There is a great deal of confusion in the church today regarding the baptism of the Holy Spirit. What is it? Who receives it? And when is it received? These are questions that if answered biblically can help bring clarity to an often misunderstood doctrin
The disciples were anticipating the restoration of the kingdom to Israel, but Jesus gives them a greater vision for the kingdom of God. How big is your vision for the kingdom? Are you aware of your mission and the power God provides for its advancement?
This passage puts before us a serious caution about sin's deceitfulness and an essential call to community that reinforces the power of indwelling sin as well as our need for daily ministry of the body of Christ.
When faced with the demands of the Sermon on the Mount, sinners should be terrified. Yet when faced with the Savior who fulfilled all God's demands on their behalf, a sinner's terror should turn to admiration and obedience.
Jesus makes the last of his kingdom comparisons in the Sermon on the Mount by comparing two builders--the wise and the foolish. The foolish man builds a life that won't stand the storms sent to test it. But the wise man builds a life that will last beca
Not every profession of faith in Christ is a saving profession. Jesus shows us how two people can say many of the right things, but unless he does the will of God, he will not be given entrance to the kingdom of heaven.
Things aren't always what they seem. Sometimes the best lies are hidden deep within the truth. Jesus warns us against false teachers who are both deceitful and destructive. Yet he also shows us how we can discern the difference between those teachers w
Jesus invites us to make a decision about entering his kingdom and how we will then live. We each stand at a crossroad, and the road we choose to travel will have an eternal consequence. Will you choose the broad road that leads to death or the narrow r