Perhaps idolatry is one of those sins easily dismissed by the modern Christian as something limited to the ancient past of the Bible and not prevalent in twenty-first century America. After all, we don’t see people bowing to statues of pagan gods on every street corner as we read of in the Bible. Due to… Read More The Reality and Danger of Political Idolatry — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: October, 2020)
Suffering is all around us. We see it in new parents who ask why their child has been born with a congenital disability. We find it in patients who have just been diagnosed with a terminal illness that guarantees their last weeks on earth will be filled with agony. It is in the eyes of… Read More The Problem Of Evil And Suffering — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, but I also believe the reverse to be true. Well written words can paint a clear picture. While we do not have a plethora of words detailing the life of Miriam, the Bible includes enough words that allow us to paint an insightful picture… Read More Women Of The Bible: Miriam — Samantha Harvey
The Bible is full of individuals who are known for their rich faith in God. Hebrews 11 is what many of us refer to as the “Faith Chapter” or the “Hall of Faith.” The Hebrew author by way of the Holy Spirit takes us on a tour of a Who’s Who when it comes to… Read More The Faith Of Moses — Drew Milligan
Did Moses see the face of God? The account found in Exodus 33 in the Bible has caused many people to ask this question. Some people have suggested that the Bible contains a contradiction in this account in reference to the words of John when he wrote, “No one has seen God” (John 1:18; 1… Read More Face To Face With God — Michael Grooms
Moses was a great leader of Israel, but he stumbled at the start of his mighty ministry. He is remembered for having been called by God from a burning bush that miraculously stayed whole (Ex. 3:3). Bible readers may be surprised to learn that Moses was rather hesitant (and resistant) to answering this call. The… Read More Lessons Learned From Moses’ Excuses — Dustin Forthun
In Exodus 3, Moses encounters God in the burning bush. God said to him, “Take your sandals off your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground” (Ex. 3:5, NKJV). From this verse, three things are brought out concerning “holy ground.” First, one cannot approach God any way one wants. Nadab and Abihu stand as… Read More Standing On Holy Ground — Roy Knight