How God Is Using Sanctions for His Perfect Timing With Iran
While Iran races toward nuclear weapons, President Obama is introducing more sanctions-sanctions which have not slowed Iran’s nuclear progress. So why is he doing this again, and how will God use this to align with end-times Bible prophecy? This article explores these questions.First Holy Communion Gifts for Boys and Girls
Unique and exciting gifts ideas for boys and girls celebrating First Holy Communion. Religious, modern, elegant and more ideas.Ezekiel’s Vision of The Valley of Dry Bones: Are You Ready for What Lies Ahead?
The Mayans foretold that the world would end in 2012. With that very year upon us, numerous movies, documentaries, and articles have focused on this upcoming Doomsday. Is there any merit to these predictions?Jesus Forbids Exclusion!
The term evangelical Christian and I share a love/hate relationship. On the one hand, I believe in the good news of Jesus’ death and resurrection and desire to share the implications of this news with others.Does God Really See, Hear and Know All Things, All the Time?
Have you ever done anything when you were alone, that you would have not done, if you were in a public place, or in the presence of family, friends or coworkers? Let me give you some examples of things I am talking about. Have you ever been alone while browsing the internet, and looked at some pornography.Christ in Both Testaments
In the Old Testament, Christ appeared as the Angel of the Lord, called Theophanies or Christophanies. They were only on certain and occasional times over long periods of human history. The incarnation was continual and permanent as a historical life. The word became flesh and dwelt among us (John 1:14). Colossians 2:9 says of the ascended Christ, “For in Him the whole fulness of deity dwells bodily.” I Timothy 3:16 – “He was manifested in the flesh.” I John 4:2-3 – ” Every spirit which confesses that Christ Jesus has come in the flesh is of God.” Christ’s human nature was exactly like ours except without sin (Romans 8:3).Bible Study Lesson on The Armor of God
When we are doing our best to live God’s will in our life by depending on His Spirit within, His Word of guidance and promise, constantly in communication with Him in prayer, there is no person or force in the universe that can defeat us. Jesus has already overcome the world. The Armor that Paul describes has been given to every believer and can only become stronger as we become closer to God through Jesus and the Comforter He has given us, both now and forever more. Amen.Lessons on the Deceitfulness of Wealth, and How to Walk in Love
The managing of money has become an increasingly larger industry in itself – administering rights and obligations of owners and debtors. We are all entangled within the increasingly complicated web. More and more aspects of life are defined by profit and loss, monetary value etc. all in numerical form. This has become the main focus of most people’s lives. True values, either moral or spiritual, are left behind, and seldom remembered.Gifts of the Spirit
Worship leads to service, which is possible through the gifts of the Spirit. We must not think too highly of ourselves – all are saved sinners, only by God’s grace and mercy. You may minister to the church through the same areas of natural (God given) talent or ability – or you may not. We are to use God’s gifts for God’s glory as we have accepted God’s grace, so that God’s greatest Gift to us, His Son, may be glorified.Good News, Not Good Advice
If anything that Scripture records Jesus saying is true, what if everything Jesus said is also true? If anything that Jesus predicted came true, what if everything He predicted also comes true? The predictions that have already come to pass include his persecution, condemnation, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension. When we look at Revelation, we see more predictions – the destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple, the spread of the Gospel around the world, the false prophets, the increase of sin, and wars. We can also see all the rest of things to come in the book of Revelation, which include the eternal state.Bible Study Lesson on Signs of the Times
The recent rise to prominence of the European Union has started all nations on the path to globalization. It is seen as the logical and inevitable way to prosperity which will bring happiness, contentment, and world peace. The whole ‘global warming’ movement adds an emotional and universal impetus in this direction. The claim is that without all people cooperating in the struggle for a solution, the Earth will not survive. The claim is that man caused it, so man is responsible to band together to solve it, or else.The Spirit’s Guidance
We must accept the things that happen which we don’t understand. We see only a tiny part of the total picture that God is working on. We must learn to try to do as much of His will revealed in His Word. This is our guidebook to grow and mature as believers. The Holy Spirit is our personal guide that confirms to our spirit that we are within God’s will.