Is the Church in crisis? When we focus on only a small part of a whole, we tend to neglect the big picture. When we do that, we may conclude wrongly and take inappropriate action. For instance, we read, “On the basis of that testimony the Alabama Court of the Judiciary removed Chief Justice Roy Moore from office and stripped him of his reputation.” The government did not remove Judge Moore from office based on his beliefs about Jesus, but because he would not obey the order to remove the display.
Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Last year I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. As I learned more about diabetes, I cut down on sugar and processed foods. My wife added more fruits and vegetables to the home meals. I ate smaller portions, and spread the food over five meals a day. I made sure to keep on weightlifting.

My lifestyle changes were not particularly difficult to make. Why was my transition to a new diabetic lifestyle so smooth? Shouldn’t I have mumbled more over eating less chocolate? Why wasn’t I grouchier after eating a smaller meal than usual? Because, as a Christian, it has already been normal to repent of old behaviors and to take up new ones. Read the rest of this entry »

The Believer’s Payday

Posted: June 23, 2008 in Book Reviews

Read the rest of this entry »

Ready for a Reward

Posted: June 15, 2008 in Steve's Books

This immensely practical book answers many important questions related to the Judgment Seat of Christ, such as:

***What are the prerequisites for receiving the greatest rewards?

***Will Jesus judge us according to our works?

***Will God remember my sins after I die?

***Since I’m already saved, do I really need to worry about a time of judgment?

Read the rest of this entry »

How can you face the coming judgment with confidence, prepared to meet Christ?

If you are trusting in your works, that they are good enough, then you need this book. You’ll learn to cease depending on the flesh to find true power in the Spirit. You’ll turn from the Law to live by faith to gain the righteousness needed for a reward. You’ll stop trusting in your works and lean on God’s grace for a fuller salvation. Read the rest of this entry »

Doubt Busters

Posted: June 15, 2008 in Steve's Books

“Why would the law put a child to death for hitting or cursing his parents?”

“Why did an angry God kill everyone at the Flood?”

“If God is all-powerful, why doesn’t he stop all suffering?”

These age-old difficulties have caused many people to question the Christian faith. They are tough questions, but they have solid, satisfying answers that can banish your doubts. Read the rest of this entry »

Can Christians lose their salvation? I don’t believe a person can lose his or her salvation. However, the Bible does address what we can lose after we have been “saved.” For instance:

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »

Read the rest of this entry »