In 1 Corinthians 11, the Apostle Paul issued a brave request. He stated, "Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ."
"Count your blessings, name them one by one. Count your blessings, see what God has done." Those words first were written in 1897 by a man named Johnson Oatman Jr. But they remain wonderful words of truth even today.
The apostles suffered many things because of their desire to proclaim the message of Jesus to the world.
Sarah Steward Izzard started playing piano in churches at the age of 12 - and still is playing more than 50 years later.
From the moment I read Philippians 1: 20-21, I knew this verse would be my "new standard."
Many feel that if anything is going to be accomplished for God, then God is going to have to get the job done.
In recent weeks, I have thought a lot about the word tribulation.
Last week, we began looking at occasions when false teachers had tried to rob God's people of their salvation. Continuing the discussion of Paul speaking to the people at Galatia, he had shared the good news with them, shown them the way of salvation and now they were following a different way.
"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." - Matthew 11:28-30
Recently, I was listening to a sports-radio program on which the discussion was about a baseball player named Alex Rodriguez.
In this column through the years, I have shared with you a great deal about my own life.
Through the ages, there have been false teachers who tried to keep those who would follow God from doing so.
"For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body, so also is Christ." - 1 Corinthians 12:12
Attention all males ages of 10 and older: You are being summoned to an empowerment workshop.
This week, it seems the entire world was anticipating the birth of Britain's future king.
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My point today comes in the form of a question: Where is your focus today?
Family members of the victims of the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting captivated the country last year when they offered the attacker, Dylann Roof, forgiveness ...
Kindness matters. Brice Royer is living proof of that statement. Four years ago, Brice was diagnosed with a stomach tumor that doctors said would eventually ...
Religious communities around the world can't agree on how best to respond to the refugee crisis, as they balance concerns about safety and resources ...
Do you ever look at your life and question why it’s so tough?
As I was looking through the gospels the other day, I noticed that those who came to Jesus Christ were usually coming to him out ...