1 John gives us several marks of a genuine believer. By looking for these things in your life, you can have a relatively good idea of whether you’ve truly been saved. ...Keep Reading
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I’ve understood that fasting is an important part of the Christian life. However, I’ve always wondered why. ...
We don't acquire the characteristics of a mature disciple simply by gaining Bible knowledge. In order to grow to Christian maturity, we also have to spend time with people who are spiritually mature themselves, observing their life and having formative conversations with them on a regular basis....
"Because I told you so." I'm sure you remember hearing that as a child, and if you're a parent, you've probably said that once in a while. "Why should I do this?" "Because I told you so." "Why should I not do that?" "Because I told you so." That's like the universal trump card parents have whenever their kids ask too many "why" questions. It's probably saved countless par...Keep Reading
You’ve probably heard the advice people sometimes give to “be yourself.” It’s commonly given if someone is going in for a job interview, a first date, or something else they’re fretting about. Interestingly, God instructs Christians to do the same thing. “Be yourselves.”...Keep Reading
If you’ve never been baffled by God, you should. So often, we treat God as if he’s basically like us humans, just a few notches better or higher. But according to the Bible, God is holy. In other words, you can’t compare God with anything else because he’s not like anything else. He’s in a category all his own....Keep Reading