The Three Kinds of Tough Love in the Bible

Jeremiah Lloyd July 19, 2021

The Three Kinds of Tough Love in the Bible We’ve all heard of “tough love,” and, in the Bible, God shows us one kind of tough love he imposes on us and another He asks us to show to our children, but there is another type Jesus spoke of that’s …

Being a Christian is Simple, Not Complicated

Jeremiah Lloyd July 14, 2021

Many people who resist religious faith often complain about its strictness and rules, as if it severely restricts their freedom. Still, in actuality, the Christian life is very simple and is as easy as being and doing good. The simplicity of being a Christian “For our boast is this, the …

God Is a Jealous God. Why That’s Actually a GOOD Thing

Jeremiah Lloyd July 7, 2021

In several places throughout the Bible, we are told that God is “a jealous God.” And while jealousy is otherwise considered negative, in God’s case jealous means zealous and it’s necessary for Him to defend us against sin. A jealous God? “Do not worship any other god, for the LORD, …

Need a Life Coach or Self-Help Guide? Try the Bible

Jeremiah Lloyd June 28, 2021

People unhappy with the state or direction of their life often turn to self-help books, seminars, or coaching by so-called “life coaches.” But if you’re looking for the ultimate formula for fulfillment and happiness – try reading the Bible. Seeking fulfillment “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give …

Finding Your Goodness

Jeremiah Lloyd June 21, 2021

If you want to find your inner goodness, you must first understand what goodness is, and that begins by going to the source of all goodness – God. That is the seed from which all goodness blooms with constant daily care. Finding goodness: Start with the source “Taste and see …

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Being a Christian is Simple, Not Complicated

Being a Christian is Simple, Not Complicated

Many people who resist religious faith often complain about its strictness and rules, as if it severely restricts their freedom. Still, in actuality, the Christian life is very simple and is as easy as being and doing good. The simplicity of being a Christian “For our boast is this, the …

Need a Life Coach or Self-Help Guide? Try the Bible

Need a Life Coach or Self-Help Guide? Try the Bible

People unhappy with the state or direction of their life often turn to self-help books, seminars, or coaching by so-called “life coaches.” But if you’re looking for the ultimate formula for fulfillment and happiness – try reading the Bible. Seeking fulfillment “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give …

Finding Your Goodness

Finding Your Goodness

If you want to find your inner goodness, you must first understand what goodness is, and that begins by going to the source of all goodness – God. That is the seed from which all goodness blooms with constant daily care. Finding goodness: Start with the source “Taste and see …

The Three Kinds of Tough Love in the Bible

The Three Kinds of Tough Love in the Bible We’ve all heard of “tough love,” and, in the Bible, God shows us one kind of tough love he imposes on us and another He asks us to show to our children, but there is another type Jesus spoke of that’s …

Angels & Demons

Do God and Satan Have Equal Powers?
Mary Newman November 16, 2020

Do God and Satan Have Equal Powers?

We are told to fear God but also taught to fear the devil, which leads some people to wonder if Satan and God have equal powers…Here is what the Abrahamic religions and religious scholars have to say on the matter. Satan and his power Satan, the devil, is known by …
Enoch: The Man Who Talked to Angels
Mary Newman November 11, 2020

Enoch: The Man Who Talked to Angels

Enoch is known in the Bible as a man who pleased God and ascended to heaven while still alive without dying, apocryphal Book of Enoch, attributed to him, has some of the most informative accounts of angels and demons. Enoch: Prophet who interacted with angels Enoch is said to be …
The Roles of Angels
Mary Newman October 12, 2020

The Roles of Angels

One of the major roles of angels is to serve mankind, and within this role, they often serve guardians, as well as God’s messengers, furthering the Lord’s divine purposes of human salvation. Simply put, one of the primary roles of angels is to do God’s will. Bless the LORD, all …
Can Demons Cause Disease?
Toby McKinsey August 31, 2020

Can Demons Cause Disease?

Demons and disease entered the national spotlight this week after President Donald Trump retweeted a viral video featuring Dr. Stella Immanuel, who has a history of believing demons play a role in disease. The Bible is filled with stories of disease and afflictions to humans that has a supernatural cause, …

Bible Studies

Being a Christian is Simple, Not Complicated
Jeremiah Lloyd July 14, 2021

Being a Christian is Simple, Not Complicated

Many people who resist religious faith often complain about its strictness and rules, as if it severely restricts their freedom. Still, in actuality, the Christian life is very simple and is as easy as being and doing good. The simplicity of being a Christian “For our boast is this, the …
Need a Life Coach or Self-Help Guide? Try the Bible
Jeremiah Lloyd June 28, 2021

Need a Life Coach or Self-Help Guide? Try the Bible

People unhappy with the state or direction of their life often turn to self-help books, seminars, or coaching by so-called “life coaches.” But if you’re looking for the ultimate formula for fulfillment and happiness – try reading the Bible. Seeking fulfillment “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give …
Is It a Sin to Pursue Wealth?
Jeremiah Lloyd May 24, 2021

Is It a Sin to Pursue Wealth?

Certain verses in the Bible have cost some confusion regarding wealth and sin. In this article, we’ll look at those verses and aim to bring more clarity to the topic of when the pursuit of wealth may lead to sin. Is the Pursuit of Wealth a Sin? Wealth in and …

Devotionals

Finding Your Goodness
Jeremiah Lloyd June 21, 2021

Finding Your Goodness

If you want to find your inner goodness, you must first understand what goodness is, and that begins by going to the source of all goodness – God. That is the seed from which all goodness blooms with constant daily care. Finding goodness: Start with the source “Taste and see …
Using the Bible to Help Recover from Grief
Jeremiah Lloyd June 7, 2021

Using the Bible to Help Recover from Grief

Grief is something every human being experiences. Psychology tells us it has five stages and offers methods for dealing with these feelings. Reading the Bible provides a strong addition to the process of long-term coping. Understanding Grief Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross defined grief in a theory of five stages, known as …
How Does God Speak to and Reach Unbelievers?
Jeremiah Lloyd June 1, 2021

How Does God Speak to and Reach Unbelievers?

How will people who have never sought God ever find God? Does God speak to unbelievers? The answer is: Yes. God uses nature, our consciences, dreams, divine revelation, and the Bible. With Religion in Decline, How Will God Reach Unbelievers? There is much concern today over what appears to be …
Being a Christian Means Being Encouraging
Jeremiah Lloyd April 19, 2021

Being a Christian Means Being Encouraging

Jesus commanded Christians to share the gospel with all nations of the world, but Christians are also instructed to “encourage one another” a mission that is often lost on some who condemn others. Christianity was meant for everyone “He said to them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the …
Defeat Negativity with Positive Scripture
Andrew Johnson January 26, 2021

Defeat Negativity with Positive Scripture

The Bible is, among other things, a manual for hope and a guide for embracing the power of love, which begets positive thinking with an attitude of joyfully accepting and loving your neighbors while serving others. The harm of negative thinking “Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn …
Study: Mental Health Benefits to Relationship with God
Andrew Johnson December 29, 2020

Study: Mental Health Benefits to Relationship with God

Yet another study has found significant mental health benefits related to a close relationship with God. This time, the research shows that the same benefits can apply even to agnostics regardless of their level of belief. A close relationship with God benefits mental health, study finds Over the past ten …