"So Elijah went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat. He was plowing with 12 yoke of oxen, and he himself was driving the twelfth pair. Elijah went up to him and threw his cloak around him. Elisha then left his oxen and ran after Elijah. 'Let me kiss my father and mother goodbye,' he said, 'and then I will come with you.' 'Go back,' Elijah replied. 'What have I done to you?' So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and ...
Mankind, in general, is selfish. We want what we want now, and we think we deserve it.
Have you written your first check yet this year?
James wrote, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him" (James 1:5).
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. – Romans 13:1-2 (ESV)
"How shall we sing the Lord's song in a strange land?"
"Then the angel said to her, 'Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus'" (Luke 1:30-31 NKJV).
In the Christmas story, we find the wise men who came from the east searching for the Christ child, the savior of the world.
Are you through with your Christmas shopping yet? I thought I would ask this week because by the time you are reading my column next week, it will be too late.
During this time of year, many people begin to think about Christ. More attention is given to trying to live as he lived - helping others, giving of himself to others.
We did it - we have finally reached the last month of the year.
The other day, I glanced up at a sign at a business that read, "We all go somewhere, make sure you get there."
The day after Thanksgiving, we began our Christmas decorating. It always is my job to get everything down from the attic, put the tree up and put lights on it. My wife does most of the rest. I put a few decorations near the top, including "the topper." Any outside decorations usually are my responsibilities, too.
Last week, we began studying about the crown God offers to all and how to achieve the goal of receiving the crown.
Deacon Lamar Tillman was recognized as layman of the year during the 114th annual session of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Inc. on Nov. 12 in Atlanta.
Couples murmur as they pass sculptures and paintings. Maps rustle and camera shutters click. A father whispers to his young daughter about what's on ...
We are taught in God's word that faith is necessary to be pleasing to God. (Heb 11:6).
Just how important is it for couples to go out on routine date nights?
Some of the changes made in the latest — and final — edition of the English Standard Version Bible are creating some controversy among those who see ...
Christian author Philip Yancey recently issued a harsh rebuke of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying the businessman "stands against everything Christianity believes."
Vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence revealed that he once walked away from his Christian faith before later rediscovering it in college.
Prominent pastor and theologian Timothy Keller has written a new book that targets skeptical people who have some serious questions about Christianity.
Popular Christian rapper Lecrae — a performer who has been increasingly vocal about police brutality and race relations of late — is once again speaking out.
A cancer-stricken teacher died just days after hundreds of students showed up outside of his home to serenade him with Christian worship music.
Does holding prejudiced views automatically make someone a bad person?
A world-famous priest who served as one of Rome's most sought after exorcists for more than 30 years has died.
Americans raised by divorced parents are less likely to be religiously affiliated later in life, according to a new survey from PRRI and Religion News ...
An ongoing legal battle over a live nativity scene in a public high school's 2014 Christmas show just took another intriguing turn.
"Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep."
Popular Christian singer Luke Smallbone believes that too many people today are being negatively affected by the entertainment they're consuming.