Solomon's early reign was fraught with power struggles and intrigue. We must be courageous in adversity and in facing conflict. Sometimes the best course of action is simply to wait upon the Lord and to rely on His wisdom. YouVersion Notes, click HERE.
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: 1 Kings 1:1-52
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
Josh McDowell answers a number of relevant questions for parents and Christian leaders. Here's one: "Some question whether a person who has committed suicide will go to heaven or if it is the unforgivable sin. Lloyd and Gwendolyn Carr address this in their book, The Fierce Goodbye : “Nowhere in the Bible, either Old Testament or New Testament, is the act or attempt of...
Author: Josh McDowell
Topic: Death and Dying
Gender issues fill the news and the political arena. Battle lines are drawn. Where does the church stand when it comes to combining Biblical truth and compassion? Here are my thoughts: God loves gay people, and godly people do too. God designed sex to be expressed between a man and a woman in the context of marriage. Any other sexual expression is,...
Author: Jeff Jones