Broken Barriers Though God puts many barriers between a believer and their inner compulsion to do wrong, the heart is so desperately wicked it will break through every barrier to hurt […]
How is a Christian to Respond when Slandered?
The Dark Side of the Soul: Who Let the Dogs Out? More than twenty-five years ago, I titled my book on Church History, The Most Glorious Institution. This title reflected my […]
A Mother’s Love, “NO CHARGE”
The story is told of a young boy who handed his mother a note one day hoping to be financially rewarded for all the work he did around the house. This […]
6 Distinguishing Marks of a False Prophet
A prophet was a person called to speak (Heb. nabi, prophet). God has called men and women to prophesy, or speak for Him, sometimes by predicting the future, but more often […]
A Blessing for the Graduates of 2023
Stanford E. Murrell In the Biblical world, one of the highest gifts that could be bestowed upon a person was a blessing. To be blessed was to be favored.To be favored […]
Shattered Lives, and the Heart asks, “Why?”
Why does God allow Christians to go through great tribulation? There are many reasons why God allows His people to go through all the events that are associated with the world, […]
Should a Women be Ordained as a Pastor?
Regarding the ordination of women as pastors, the Church of Jesus Christ is conflicted. Many denominations allow women to be ordained, that is, set apart as clergy to perform various religious […]
Christians ARE Dangerous
Why Christians ARE Most Dangerous Dangerous: involving possible injury, pain, harm, or loss; able or likely to inflict injury or harm (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). The headlines for March 29, 2023 read: LAURA […]
What Made Jesus Angry?
“And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of […]
Do You Have a Reasonable Faith?
The Greek word for faith, pistis, indicates belief or trust. In Scripture, the main idea is steadfastness and faithfulness. God wants individuals to believe that He exists. “But without faith it […]
Receive and Enjoy the Gift of the Holy Spirit
John 7:39 “But this spake He of the Spirit,which they that believed on Himshould receive: for the HolySpirit was not yet given; becausethat Jesus was not yet given.” It was during […]
Have You Been Baptized Since You Believed?
What does it mean to “believe” in Christ? “The word believe in the Bible means more than simply agreeing in our minds that something might be true. It means “trust”—that we […]