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How Your Words Can Make Your Religion Worthless

According to the Scriptures, one of the biggest indicators that shows you where you really are in life is the control of your tongue or how you talk, yet it is the one thing that is the hardest to control.  Words are always important to God. He created the universe …

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The Role Scripture Plays in Helping Shape Who We Are

One of the hallmarks of a brand new relationship with God is the appetite that His children have for reading and studying the Bible. It’s that desire to know more about the new life we received that drives us to learn all we can through any means necessary. The longer …

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The Danger of Putting America on a Pedestal

Sometimes when we identify with a certain group or sports team, we may sometimes view what we’re apart of through a biased lens. Viewing these things through an honest lens is difficult because of how they contribute to our identity and how we do things. Take something as small as …

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Podcast: A Character Study of Peter the Apostle

When we read the Scriptures, we are introduced to many people and the relationships they had with God. Every person we read about in the Bible has their own histories and personalities that make them unique. Depending on the purpose of each book in the Bible, we get different levels …

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Have Christians Been Tricked into Using the Name ‘Jesus’?

There are many arguments used against the Christian faith, and until Jesus comes back, these arguments will continue. Speaking of Jesus, one argument happens to be about whether we should call our Lord by the name of Jesus. The letter ‘J’ was created after the 16th century and Christians around …

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Video: God Desires Integrity, Even When It’s Hard

Integrity is one of those things that’s greatly appreciated by many, yet followed by few. It’s almost like being abstinent or a virgin—it’s admirable by others if you’re doing it, but it would be crazy if they had to do it! For me personally, I’ve grown to really appreciate the …

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Does God Love Us All Equally?

There are a few verses in Scripture that have caused me to ponder and think over the years for different reasons depending on the verse, and there is one about the disciple John that really made me sit back and think. During Jesus’ last supper with His disciples, the Bible …

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Should We Observe the Sabbath?

There have been many arguments among believers as to whether we are to observe the commandments of the Old Testament including whether we should observe the weekly (and other) Sabbaths. Well, according to the scriptures we aren’t the only ones who have disputed these topics. The elders and apostles did …

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How One Man’s Death Saved Many

As I studied John 11, I was humbled by verses 49-50 where Caiaphas was prophesied and proclaimed to the people how it was better that Jesus die rather than everyone perish: “… Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, spoke up, “You know nothing at all! You do not realize …

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Jealousy Is a Hidden Danger—Here’s Why

In the book of Proverbs, there’s a verse in chapter 27 where jealousy is contrasted against wrath and anger, and it’s a real eye-opener that I want to highlight here. Here’s the verse: Wrath is cruel and anger a torrent, But who is able to stand before jealousy? Proverbs 27:4 (NKJV) The words describing …

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