Have you ever heard the expression, "Be a Berean"? The Bereans were a group of early Christians that Paul visited in his travels. In the Book of Acts, they are commended for examining the Scriptures for themselves. They eagerly listened to the gospel message that Paul and Silas presented to them, but they also matched … Continue reading Be a Berean!
John 7:31-53 The more the Jews started to believe in Jesus, the more desperate the Pharisees became. The Pharisees believed that they alone held the truth, but the “truth” they proclaimed had been warped over the generations. It had become a system of obtaining righteousness through works instead of looking to God for salvation. But … Continue reading Open the Bible!
The enemy of our soul is the master deceiver. He is the father of lies, and he is good at it. He started his plan of deception in the Garden of Eden and he has not let up ever since. His time is limited, and he knows that, so his master plan is to deceive … Continue reading Do not be deceived!
The next two churches that Jesus addressed were the lenient and compromising churches in Pergamum and Thyatira. Pergamum was a center of education and culture where the brightest of the brightest lived. The city was filled with idols and even the Roman emperor was seen as a god. Thyatira, on the other hand, was a … Continue reading Good & Evil Are Not Interchangeable!
When you regularly read the Bible, you will be given all of the tools you need to live the Christian life. PRECEPT PROMISE PROVERB PROPHECY PRINCIPLE (Open this post to view the related Infographic.)
There are many that teach the Word of God. Your pastor; radio and television personalities; founders and leaders of entire "movements". In many cases, they teach similar things. Yet in other cases their messages are very different. I would imagine that most of them have good intentions. That they love The Lord, and desire to … Continue reading Students of the Word