As a Christian the word forgiveness is a word which should hold significant meaning to us. The word implies that the action can have deep and lasting effects on us in several ways. The first is the most important which is our spiritual relationship to our Heavenly Father. Second is an internal one of forgiving… Read More Forgiveness — John Dennison (Guest Editorial: March/April, 2021)
Truth has become a precious commodity in the 21st century. With political spin, fake news, and outright deception in the media it is no wonder why a 2020 Gallup poll reported that nearly a third of those surveyed said they had “not very much” trust in the media (27%) and another third said they had… Read More Proclaiming Biblical Truth in a “Your Truth” Culture — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.
Babies, in general, learn to sit up on their own before they become mobile. As they master the skill of sitting, they learn an incredible amount about the world around them through observation and study. Soon they learn to crawl and walk, leaving a mother rarely with an opportunity to sit down after that. Life… Read More We Are Accepted In Christ — Samantha Harvey
The providence of God is a sublime thought and subject. It is a reflection of His love and care for mankind. Cecil May stated that providence “presumes that God is still at work in the world He created. God does provide good things for His people, and His loving care is always behind every action… Read More Can God’s Providence Answer Our Prayers Without Miracles? — Bruce Ligon
“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose” (Rom. 8:28; NKJV). This statement has been called “a soft pillow for a weary heart.” Understood in its context this verse covers a great deal of spiritual territory in terms… Read More Romans 8:28 and the Providence of God — Brian Giselbach
As Abraham and Isaac trudged up the hill to Mount Moriah to worship the Lord, Isaac asked his father a question. “And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, behold the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for… Read More God’s General Providence and Special Providence — Victor Eskew
A number of years ago a friend of mine was conducting a gospel meeting at the congregation where I now preach. After our good-byes for the evening, we left to return to my home. Halfway there he asked, “You wouldn’t happen to have a Mountain Dew in the refrigerator, would you?” I told him that… Read More The Significance of “If The Lord Wills” — Roy Knight
God, in His infinite power and foreknowledge, has had a plan to bring about the redemption of mankind and to fulfill His will since the beginning of creation. When Adam and Eve sinned by eating the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, they experienced the shame of sin for the first time and hid from… Read More Providence and Eternal Purpose — Michael Grooms