“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” – A. W. Tozer

The value of each one

(This is the second in a series of posts on the Parable of Luke 15. You can read the first post here.) The first of the three stories Jesus shares is the Parable of the Lost Sheep. It is found in Luke 15:4-7. “Suppose one of you has…

The Parable of Luke 15

In Luke 15 Jesus shares three stories: the story of the lost sheep, the story of the lost coin, and the story of the lost son. Many editions of Scripture refer to each of these stories as a parable, but in verse 3 we see that Jesus introduces…

With all your heart

Let’s spend some time in one of the most quoted passages in the Bible. Proverbs 3:5-6 says: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Trust…

How were the books in the New Testament chosen?

News articles attacking the accuracy and authenticity of the Bible are nothing new. Their purpose is to weaken the faith of those who believe the Bible to be the written revelation of God to His people. These articles are often written by…

Popular Culture, Nudity and the Christian

Recently a young woman posed the following question to Pastor John Piper: “Pastor John, do you believe there is a difference between film nudity versus pornography? I know many Christians who are against porn, but they have no issue watching…

Tolkien’s Hobbit and The Journey of The Christian Life

If you are a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien as well as a believer, you will appreciate this short video by Professor Devin Brown of Asbury University. In this short video (less than 4 minutes) Dr. Brown discusses “The Hobbit” and how Bilbo’s adventures…

China or Chinette?

Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noble purposes and some for common use? (Romans 9:21) Do you ever find yourself wishing you could do great things for God? Do you feel sometimes that…

Merry Christmas!

As you spend time this Christmas season with family and friends, remember this: God wants to be with you this Christmas. His purpose since the creation was to be with you. He named His Son Emmanuel, which means “God with us.” When…