In the days after the tomb was discovered empty, Jesus' resurrection was not a secret. He appeared to His disciples and others on multiple occasions. He gave many convincing proofs so there would be no doubt that He was indeed alive! (Acts 1:3) He showed His disciples His hands and His feet and told them … Continue reading Jesus is Alive – Forever and Ever!
The second church that Jesus addressed in Revelation was the church in Smyrna. The Christians in Smyrna were surrounded by people that were antagonistic to the gospel and they faced constant persecution. Jesus knew the struggles they faced. He acknowledged that they suffered afflictions and lived in poverty. He understood that they were constantly slandered. … Continue reading Faithful to the end
Have you ever tried to share your faith with someone only to be laughed at? Or maybe they weren’t rude enough to actually laugh at you, but they forced a smile while their eyes said, “Oh, she’s one of those people.” It can be so frustrating to try to have a conversation about Jesus with … Continue reading Why can’t they see the truth?
There are generally three different responses people will have when they hear the gospel message. The best response, of course, is when they realize their need for a Savior and immediately repent and turn to Jesus for salvation. Another common but tragic response is when they down-right refuse the truth of the gospel and decide … Continue reading Don’t be like Felix!
If anyone tries to deny how incredible the grace of God is, just point them to the book of Judges. Over and over you see the Israelites turning away from God. Over and over you read, “Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord.” They just could not stay on track! They … Continue reading God won’t give up on you
Jesus has a heart for lost people! Many times throughout the gospels we see stories of Jesus going out of his way to reach a lost person. On one occasion, when he was in the presence of some people of questionable character, the Pharisees and the teachers of the law were quick to whisper about … Continue reading Jesus loves lost people