Our God Is Good

David said, while in the midst of some heavy trials, that he would have fainted if he didn’t know that God was good.  This knowing is the kind that dwells in the heart; it’s not a mere mental assent.  None of the children of God escape hardships.  I...

Perfect Peace in an Imperfect World

Isaiah 26:3,4 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength. Is perfect peace possible in an imperfect world? Is perfect peace possible in...

Religious Freedom

I get concerned whenever there is any movement for religious freedom under the umbrella of a secular government.  Will fighting for constitutional rights really grant to born-again Christians religious freedom?  Yes, we should do all that we can within the system to...

How Often Should I Forgive?

The cross of Jesus Christ is the measure of forgiveness.  The cry of Christ, “It is finished”, means “paid in full”!  Every sin was blotted out with that cry. Recognizing and receiving forgiveness is a vital ingredient in a believer’s...

Developing Faith

“Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”  Both faith unto salvation and faith unto spiritual development are the product of hearing the word of God.  Of course, we readily see that this hearing is much more than audible, natural hearing. ...