The 3 “C’s” Of Life.

There are many choices in life that we face every day – hundreds, maybe thousands, of choices. Just start with the supermarket. The word super says it all. My wife sometimes will send me to the market, which never ends well. I buy things she didn’t ask me to buy, and I don’t buy the things she asked me to buy. I’m overwhelmed by all the choices. Then there are the restaurants with menus the size of a book. That, . . . read more ›

Revival Starts With Us.

One historian has pointed out that we have never had any such thing in history as a prayerless revival. We need to pray for our country. God said, “If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land” (2 Chronicles 7:14 NKJV). We look at the problems in our world and . . . read more ›

Should Christians Be Doormats?

After Leo Tolstoy read the Sermon on the Mount, he came to this conclusion: “It became evident to me that Christ forbids all human institutions of justice, and that He could mean nothing else. … When I understood the commandment, ‘Do not resist evil,’ in its true meaning, was that human courts were not only contrary to this commandment, but in direct opposition to the whole doctrine of Christ.” Tolstoy didn’t think a Christian should be involved in the military, . . . read more ›

How to Stand Firm in Fiery Trials

Sometimes people have something bad happen in life and claim they’ve lost their faith because of it. Good. They need to get rid of that faith, because a faith that cannot be tested is a faith that cannot be trusted. Real faith in a real God will not grow weaker through difficulty. It only will get stronger. That is the kind of faith we all need as Christians, because fiery trials will come our way. Trials produce something that easy . . . read more ›

When God Seems Absent

There are times in life when God seems absent, but He never is. God is always at work in the lives of believers, every hour of every day. In his excellent commentary on the Old Testament book of Esther, Charles Swindoll wrote, “Who of us has not longed for a word from God, searched for a glimpse of His power, or yearned for the reassurance of His presence? … Yet later, we realize how very present He was all along.” . . . read more ›