Money can grip us in a powerful way, whether it is the promise of joy, security, possessions or hope, or the grip of debt and unmet expectations. The Bible actually tells us that money cannot satisfy us, and if we look to it, it will enslave us. How do we get free from the love […]
Paul is preparing to return to Corinth, but before he does he wants to let the Corinthians know that he will be collecting on their promised donations to the poor in Jerusalem. From the beginning of the church we see a concern for the poor and the cooperation of multiple churches in commiting to a […]
God alone can change our hearts for good. And he wants to put great things into all of our hearts, but, how exactly does that happen?
Jesus became poor to make us rich in life. We are called to do the same. So, what does that mean for us?
Is it possible to be severely in affliction and in extreme poverty, yet be described as having an “abundance of joy” and as “overflowing in a wealth of generosity?” The Bible says yes, but how could this possibly be?
We all experience regret in our lives, the question is “Does that regret lead to Repentance”? Godly Regret is good; produces Repentance and leads to Salvation!
We are saved from our sins by grace alone, through faith. So what is the role of holiness and righteousness in light of these truths?
We, as believers, are sacred space. We have been build into God’s holy temple and, as such, are called to live in a manner that separates us from sin and iniquity. This leads to the commonly quoted verse “Do not be unequally yoked to unbelievers.” And while this verse is usually spoken about in context […]
Unfortunaley many Christians in the West are convinced that being a Christian means living a fairly comfortable life with little suffering. Paul has a different message. Paul tells us that suffering accompanies Christians as we seek to grow in our faith. At the heart of the Christian message is the great juxtaposition that takes place. […]
The Proverbs warn us to “keep our heart”, but what does that mean and how could we lose our heart in the first place?
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