Entries for the 'Bible' Category
By: Mark Hiehle
All of us have things or places that we consider our favorites. We say we have a favorite dessert, restaurant, vacation spot, or book. These things are considered our favorites because we prefer them over another. It is interesting to see the term favor, favored, and favoritism in Scripture.
By: Jerry Thacker
This past summer, our oldest daughter delivered her seventh child. Little Lila is one of the most pleasant babies I've ever seen. She travels well, smiles at everyone, and loves playing with her six older siblings. Why anyone would not want to be around her or children like her is a complete mystery...
By: Mark Hiehle
Years ago, Miles McPherson was the keynote speaker at a Care Net conference. He shared an illustration that I will never forget and have used many times when speaking. Miles shared that the Gibbons monkey is hunted because of its valuable pelt, but is it is an elusive animal. It has great hearing an...
By: Michele D. Shoun
Whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus . . . and whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:17, 23
When Paul wrote these words, he may not have had voting in mind. As a Roman citizen, he had more privileges than some &mdash...
By: Elaine Ham
Have you ever had one of those days where negative thoughts, memories of mistakes you've made in the past, and even doubts about God's direction for your life brought you to the edge of despair? If you're a Christian striving to do God's will, of course you have had those days. In fact, if you're in...