Western society used to be basically divided between people who (1) respected the Bible as “the truth” but didn’t follow it, (2) believed and followed it devotedly, or (3) rejected it as simply a book of legends and myths. Things are changing. To begin with, the first group is rapidly declining in size. And the relationship between the second and third group has become...
Author: Tim Keller
Every person is as spiritual as he or she wants to be. God has called us, created us and redeemed us. In order to fulfill His calling, we must have the right inner substance or character. We must come to grips with who we really are, inside and out. For we will do what we are. We will need to become the kind of people who routinely and easily walk in the...
Author: Dallas Willard
Knowing and meditating on the Word of God empowers us to face the hardship and deception of the end times. The Word is like a scalpel that discerns our own motives and thoughts, and gets to the heart of God's will and purposes. The Bible is key in obtaining spiritual victory and protection.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:1-17, Hebrews 4:12
Topic: End Times
Erik Reece is writer-in-residence at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, teaching environmental journalism, writing, and literature. He published a book last April entitled, An American Gospel: On Family, History, and the Kingdom of God. On May 13, 2009, he did an interview on National Public Radio with Terry Gross on the program Fresh Air about his book. What he said...
Author: John Piper
Topic: Church and Culture
Breath is crucial to our existence. When it is present, it comes with hope, opportunity, and potential. When that breath is the very breath of God, something even greater happens. With a look at the very breath Jesus Christ took – both before and after the resurrection – we discover the key to more than existence. We will realize the power of life. Have you ever had bad...
Author: Ed Young Jr.
Topic: Preaching & Teaching
Dear Roger, My husband and I are planning to buy a house. Are there biblical guidelines for house buying? If so, could you please share them with us? We would also appreciate any advice you could give. Sincerely, Kimberly and Don. Dear Kimberly and Don, When I began studying the subject of the Bible and houses I was surprised to see that the Bible has a lot to say...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Topic: Money and Giving
You simply cannot go wrong when praying Scripture. To be honest, as I look back over my life of prayer I must admit there have been times when I simply did not know what to pray – blank mind, no words. There have also been times when my prayers seemed mechanical – rote, repetitive, even dull. On occasion my prayers have even felt powerless – ineffective, as though they...
Author: Deborah Haddix
God's Word spoke universes into being. He speaks to us Holy Spirit to human spirit. His revealed Word must be handled carefully with accuracy, background and context. The Word is not given to make us smart but to make us passionate about God.
Speaker: Roger Barrier
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-5, Matthew 8:5-13, 2 Timothy 2:15, 1 Corinthians 2:14, James 4:6
Topic: Knowing God's Will
No book in Scripture reveals the glory of God and Christ in more detail and splendor than the book of Revelation. At the same time, no other book has been more misunderstood, misinterpreted, and neglected throughout the history of the church. The goal of this short volume is to take a brief but substantial look at this marvelous book, hitting the key points of its rich,...
Author: John MacArthur
Scripture: Revelation 0:1 - 22:21
The parting words of Peter were urgent pleas to seek the Lord in His Word and live life from an eternal perspective. Pastor Chan concurs and challenges us to study God's Word for ourselves and follow God's voice in our daily lives. www.crazylove.org. Used by permission.
Speaker: Francis Chan
Scripture: 2 Peter 1