Dashed hopes. Devastating news. Divorce. Disillusionment over current events. Perhaps, like Job, everything in your life seems to be falling apart and you are just waiting for the other shoe to drop. You wanted a dream job and ended up with a dead-end job. You anticipated holding a healthy baby and now you rock a handicapped one. (Or a dead one, in my case). My...
Author: Julie Barrier
As we conclude our study of the introduction to Titus, we are reminded that God, who never lies, gives us knowledge of the truth and the promise of eternal life. A pure heart and an uncorrupted conscience is evidence of abiding in the truth of God's Word. Titus is tasked with teaching the common faith. www.truthforlife.org. 2868 Used by permission.
Speaker: Alistair Begg
Scripture: Titus 1:1-4
Jesus deals with the judgmental way we often try to control those closest to us. Instead of blaming others for their problems and forcing upon them our “wonderful solutions,” Jesus shows us the effective way of helping the people we love. The way of asking, seeking and knocking works because it draws people into the kingdom rather than into the web of our devices and plans...
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Matthew 7:1-12, Ephesians 4:29-30, Galatians 6:1-2, Matthew 10:16
Topic: Conflict Resolution, Criticism
Neuroscience now knows that willpower is a function of the prefrontal lobes of the brain. Scientific studies have also confirmed that using porn over and over actually reshapes these areas of the brain, literally eroding our willpower and our moral compass. Neuroscientists call it hypofrontality . Hypofrontality is a state in which there is decreased blood flow...
Author: Luke Gilkerson
Recently, at a routine mammogram, the doctors discovered that I had developed breast cancer. Since then, it has been a whirlwind of appointments, scans and surgery. Even though the past days have been very tough at times, the Holy Spirit has brought me endless comfort and the Word of God is literally holding me moment by moment. My husband and children have been heroic and I...
Author: Darlene Zschech
Topic: Disease & Sickness