Hebrews is one of the deepest and most spiritually enriching books in the entire Bible. I greatly enjoy preaching from it and studying it in private for the benefit of my own understanding of Scripture. Recently my studies have taken me to the first twenty-five verses of chapter 10, where we see the divinely inspired… Read More A Study of Hebrews 10:1-25 — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: October, 2021)
From the book of Joshua through the end of the Old Testament, the Bible gives readers the story of the ancient Israelites from their arrival in the land of Canaan to their return from exile in Babylon. During this period, God’s people form a nation, develop their own wisdom tradition, and tremble at the preaching… Read More How We Got the Old Testament (Part 2) — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.
When I was in my third year of teaching mathematics, I made a small poster of a quote from Regina Brett that said “What other people think of you is none of your business.” It stands to reason that if a person thinks it, they will say it (especially a teenager). Everyone has the right… Read More The Impact of What Other People Say About You — Samantha Harvey
Just recently the state of Texas passed a law, Senate Bill 8,1 that would ban most abortions after six weeks. Legal scholars believe that this law could signal an overturn of Roe v. Wade since challenges to the law were not granted writ of certiorari by the Supreme Court. In the one paragraph majority ruling,… Read More Satanists and the “Sacrament” of Abortion — Johnny O. Trail
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him” (Jn. 3:16-17). This is the most quoted… Read More Loving the Lost — Edwin Jones
Negative feelings, prejudices, harsh experiences, previous conflict, tarnished expectations … these and more lend themselves to a desire not to engage compassion toward real or perceived adversaries. During World War II, a German pilot by the name of Franz Stigler had an opportunity to destroy American soldiers. They were the enemy. His target, a B-17… Read More Loving Our Enemies — Travis Main
Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Matt. 22:37-39). It has always interested me why the Lord narrowed… Read More Loving Our Neighbors as Ourselves — Chase Green
Why are we here? What is the purpose of the universe? If God created everything, what does He get out of it?” These are the kinds of philosophical questions that have been pondered by man for millennia. The answers to questions like these are not found in transcendental meditation, plumbing the depths of man’s intellect,… Read More Loving God With All Our Heart — Rick Lawson