Fear Not! How Do We Do That?

Clearly, fear is not of God.  Throughout the Bible, God commands that we “fear not.”   God said it it directly to His people (Gen 15:1, Josh 8:1, Isa 41:10, 13, Mat 14:27, Acts 18:9, Rev 1:17, et.al,). His angels proclaimed it (Matt 28:5, Luke 1:13, 1:30,...

Why Do I Feel Unforgiven?

Question I keep asking God to forgive me for something I did that was very bad, but I don’t feel like He has forgiven me.  Why do I feel this way? Answer The fact that you recognize your sin, understand your need for forgiveness and seek God to forgive you, is an...

Why is Prayer Important?

If God knows what I need, why should I pray? Just as the Bible is important for teaching us about who Jesus is, what He has done for us, and who we are in Him, so also is prayer a key part of building a deeper and abiding relationship with God.  When we read the...

Is it Okay to Be Angry with God?

We all get angry.  Anger is a human emotion and it’s one that we all deal with—some more effectively than others.   Even Jesus, in His humanity, felt and displayed anger.  But Jesus’ anger was different.  When Jesus got angry, He did not sin.  His anger was always a...

What Is My Purpose In Life?

If you want to live a purpose driven life you, first need to know what your purpose is. A number of years back there was a book that addressed man’s purpose in life.  While the book was overwhelmingly received, it did not really answer the question as well as...