Have you heard of the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit? Have you wondered if you have committed this sin? The study of the blasphemy of the Holy Spirit is a fascinating one, but also a frightening one. The thought of doing something that would provoke eternal damnation is frightening indeed. Join Denny Petrillo (Ph.D.) as… Read more »
Bible critics have long accused the Bible of being a book developed through politics and through the selfish agendas of men. Are these claims true? Critics also charge that early Christians were aggressive in making sure certain writings were included in the Bible and that other writings, which they did not personally like, were excluded…. Read more »
Hear God’s words about His story and our story in Creation… (Genesis 1) “In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth. The Earth was without form and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. Then God said,… Read more »
Have you ever prayed the Sinner’s Prayer? The intent of this prayer is to ask Jesus to come into your heart as a means of being saved. Do you know where in the Bible the Sinner’s Prayer can be found? As we desire to be saved from our sins by Jesus’ sacrifice, can we pray… Read more »
A practicing attorney looks at what the Bible says about Judgment Day. On that day, as in trials here on earth, we can have a defense – a lawyer who is our perfect Advocate. He knows the Judge, understands the prosecutor, and died to set us free. Study with Gary Massey on this important subject.
Jerusalem: An Unforgettable City is a documentary about the significance and grandeur of the ancient city of Jerusalem, and its relationship to biblical history and thought. Shot on location in Israel, this film examines the unique location, topography, history, and archaeological environs of what many consider to be the most important city in all of… Read more »
Have you ever wondered why we have the books we do in our Bibles? Are there “lost books” that should be in the Bible? What about the Apocrypha found in Catholic Bibles? Join Don Blackwell as he looks at the background and context for recognizing the canon of inspired books in the Bible. Understanding these… Read more »
Contemporary religious scholars and historians estimate that there are approximately 38,000 denominations in the world today. Have you ever wondered if the true church still exists today? Does it really matter to which church I belong? If the true church does exist, how can I find it? Learn about the fascinating history of the first… Read more »
Did you know in the Old Testament the Jews were God’s chosen people, a special nation set apart to follow the Law of Moses? What about today, under the Law of Christ, are the Jews still God’s chosen people? Can anyone become a chosen child of God today? Don Blackwell will look into God’s Word… Read more »
Today’s post is part four of our “Re-Examined Series,” in which we are taking a look at some well-known passages that may not mean what we’ve tried to make the mean over the years. Today we will re-examine Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old… Read more »
Here are the most popular myths about God
Today there are hundreds, if not thousands, of false ideas about God. Sadly, many of these ideas come straight from those who claim to be teaching Scripture. In no particular order, here are 10 of the most popular myths about God today. Each passage can be read by hovering your mouse over the reference. However,… Read more »
You can almost always find an excuse
Here’s 9 excuse people make for not going to church. I don’t like the phrase, “Going to church.” It makes people think “church” is simply an event to attend, rather than who we are every day of the week. That being said, assembling with other Christians for worship – especially on Sundays – is an… Read more »
As smart as you are, how could you possibly miss that?
Here’s 7 tips to help you recognize when you’re wrong. Three times this week I’ve had the same conversation with various Christians. The conversation has revolved around the fact that we all know sincere people who are admittedly smarter and more educated than us, but seem to be overlooking a very obvious truth that we… Read more »
Do you really want to grow as a Christian?
5 Things You will Do If You Really Want to Grow as a Christian I want to be brutally honest about myself. I constantly say I want to be a better disciple, a better husband, a better father, a better preacher, etc. but I don’t always do the things that are necessary to experience the… Read more »
What do you know about Abortion?
When I first started hearing about the recent Planned Parenthood videos, to be honest, I was a little confused by the outrage. “Why,” I thought, “are people only now getting outraged about this? Why isn’t the killing of babies enough to get people upset? What difference does it make that they are selling the baby… Read more »
What do you know about Bible Translations?
5 Things You Need to Know About Bible Translations Most of the English speaking world has no idea how blessed we are to have so many English translations of the Bible. There was a time when making an English translation of the Bible was illegal and there are many places around the globe where people would… Read more »
Praying is really nothing more than talking to God
3 Ways to Make Your Prayer Life More Biblical Praying is really nothing more than talking to God. Sometimes a prayer, in a moment of desperation, might be as simple as, “Oh God, help me!” Unfortunately, some Christians are so afraid of praying incorrectly, they don’t pray at all; a child need not feel that… Read more »
When horrible things happen…
4 Things Christians Should Do When Tragedies Occur When a crazed gunman shoots children at an elementary school, protestors are rioting in the streets, a hurricane destroys a city, or terrorists detonate bombs and shoot innocent people, people are quick to take to social media. The things they post range from sympathetic to absurdly inappropriate…. Read more »
5 Things I Can’t Find In My Bible
The Bible is perfect and its Author is perfect. God’s Word is truth (John 17:17) and is our all-sufficient guide (2 Tim. 3:16-17). While there are some things that are difficult to understand (cf. 2 Pet. 3:16), the Bible is clear and understandable. We make a mistake, however, when we believe something the Bible does not teach…. Read more »
What does the Bible say about OMG?
I was sitting at a sporting event, when the lovely, Christian lady beside me shouted, “Oh, my God!” as her child made a mistake. I cringed inside. And then I wondered, “does she know?” Does she know that the Bible tells us not to use God’s name in vain? And honestly, this is not unusual…. Read more »