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At church recently, a sincere young woman began chatting with me. She was struggling to know whether or not she was a Christian. She had asked various Christian friends who offered a variety of opinions which left her confused. One of...

Are you more prone to think of Jesus as a man, or as God? Liberal and progressive Christians more easily see the fully humanity of Jesus Christ than His divinity. The result is that they can, tragically, see him as a...

A new Christian recently explained to me that they were struggling mightily with the temptation do sin. This confused them, since they now belong to Jesus. So, we had a good conversation about what “the world” means in the Bible. “The...

When is the last time that you were really tempted to sin? Did it feel like gravity was pulling you toward doing something that we wrong? Did it feel like Paul’s words in Romans 7:15-20: For I do not understand my...

“But I have this against you, that you tolerate . . .” –Jesus Christ, in Revelation 2:20 We live in a culture that loves tolerance. We’re told that we should equally value value and affirm all lifestyles. That is, of course, except...

Have you been set free? Do you know Jesus? Have you given him your sin? Is he your Passover Lamb? Is he your Exodus? Is he your God? If not, what is stopping you from giving yourself to Jesus now? He...

So, who’s your God? You might say, “It’s Jesus.” The people of Israel would have said, “It’s Yahweh.” Same God. But there could be a difference between the God you confess and the god that you actually worship. These false...

In the days of Moses, people in the world worshiped tons of gods. The Bible mentions all kinds of false gods and goddesses—including Asherah (Deuteronomy 16:21; 1 Kings 18:19), Baal (Numbers 25:3; Judges 6:28), Molech (Leviticus 18:21; Jeremiah 32:35), and...

Peter, one of Jesus’ disciples, said, “For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved” (2 Peter 2:19). As we look at the story of the Israelites receiving the Ten Commandments, some people might say, “This is an interesting...