10. A Stone of Praise

This is the tenth in a series of articles about stones in the Bible.  We know that stones were used as an instrument of capital punishment in Israel, but these articles consider stones in a different light.  Instead of a weapon of judgment, we will “pick...

What is Profitable Godliness?

We all want to do that which is “profitable,” right?  But in the day in which we live there are many things that compete for our attention.  There is much to chase after.  The things that capture our eyes, our thoughts, and sometimes even our hearts, include:  ...

Movie Review: I Can Only Imagine

I recently saw the movie, “I Can Only Imagine.”  I encourage all Christians to see this movie at the theater.  Don’t wait for the DVD, see it now!  It’s amazing and powerful on the silver screen. The story will encourage you with grace and inspire you with hope.  The...

The Chief Purpose of Man

The Bible says in Eph 3:21, “to [God] be glory in the church.” It is our highest calling, our very purpose, to glorify God: 1 Cor 10:31  Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. The main verb in this verse is “do.” It...

101 Truths About Our Identity in Christ

Confidence and hope increases when we learn and remember who we are in Christ. Throughout the New Testament we are given reminders of what God has done for us and the precious promises of what it means to belong to Jesus.  Our identity is found in Jesus.   Read...