We are called to share the gospel, to become “fishers of men.” But it can be quite intimating, sometimes even fearful, to share the message of salvation through Jesus. In this study from Acts 4:1-13, we see Peter and John standing up for Jesus, regardless of their fear.
Author: James Callen
It’s important to accept the biblical account of creation in six days as truth. First, to discount the record of creation in Genesis is to challenge the inerrancy of God’s Word. Next, to doubt the earth was created in six days will corrode your confidence that when Christ returns, all in Christ will be changed in the “twinkling” of an eye. And, the Bible tells us that this present creation will pass away and God will immediately create new heavens and a new earth. Those things will be instantaneous. So, your belief about the beginning of days directly corresponds to your assurance for the end of days.
Job lived before any of the 66 books of the Bible had been written. Even so, Job had some insight into how God would provide for man’s salvation. Job knew God’s salvation would come through One who was worthy to intercede between God and man. Job knew this man would be a Redeemer, provided by God, and would be put up as security to save man.
Our local church should be a house of prayer, praise, and invitation; where the lost are openly welcomed to hear the gospel of Christ and experience His life-giving salvation and life-sustaining love. Learn more in this study from Matthew 21:12-16.
Is Jesus the Messiah? Examine the evidence for yourself. Search the Scriptures. Review the historical records. The works of Jesus Christ are substantial and convincing. This study from Luke 7:18-23 shows how Jesus proved himself to John the Baptist.
Far too often, I become focused on day-to-day frustrations and let those distract me from the more important things in life. Moreover, how hard can it be to remain focused on Christ when facing true hardship, pain, or persecution? It’s inspiring, humbling, and motivating to study examples of disciples who endured […]
“Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us” (Galatians 3:13). The thought that my Lord actually become a “curse” in my stead chokes me up. I can’t possibly grasp the depth of what all that involves, but I know that Jesus did it […]
When people look at you, does your daily walk somehow make others think about Jesus? It did for Lazarus. After Jesus raised him from death, for the remainder of Lazarus’ life on earth, his every word and breath caused people to reflect on Jesus. He became a living testimony for […]