Life, Hope & Truth
  • Cell phones provide an interesting analogy to the question: Is God listening?

    Insights Into God & the Bible

    Is God Listening?

    Sometimes it seems like God is not listening. But communication is a two-way street. Have we checked our end of the connection? With widespread problems blanketing the world, many wonder: Is... Read More

  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Israel “a cancerous tumor” that will “soon be excised.” (Wikimedia Commons photo by Daniella Zalcman)

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Will Israel Attack Iran Before November?

    Is Israel about to make a preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities? If so, what will that mean to the Middle East region and to the world? When Israel became a nation in 1948,... Read More

  • What was Ezekiel’s message for today?

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Ezekiel: Exploring His Emphasis for Today

    Many things in Ezekiel are hard to understand. But one point is loud and clear: God wants us to know that He is the LORD. It’s a message for today. Ezekiel was a captive of the... Read More

  • Does God care about small stuff like a ring?

    Insights Into God & the Bible

    Does God Care About the Small Stuff?

    Will God provide only for our needs, but not for our wants or desires? Should we only pray about our needs and no more? Does God care about small things? Sometimes when we are going through... Read More

  • How much do we value others?

    Insights Into Relationships

    How Much Do We Value Others?

    Have you heard the story of Sarita? She believed she was worth nothing, and there was no point in trying to change things. Was there any hope for her? Sarita would walk with her shoulders... Read More

  • The prophetic puzzle has clues to what's in it for you.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Prophetic Puzzle: What’s in It for Me?

    There are many hard times ahead for this world and for God’s people. But the Bible shows it will all be worth it. Can you put the puzzle pieces together? Living the Christian life is... Read More

  • Overcoming habitual sin takes determination.

    Insights Into Changing Your Life

    Habitual Sin: How to Overcome

    Habitual sins enslave us. We desperately need God’s help to defeat them, but we feel ashamed to go back to Him. How can we overcome habitual sin? There are certain sins that seem to... Read More

  • Egypt and the Sinai Peninsula from space (NASA photo).

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Sinai Attack Leads to Power Shift in Egypt

    Islamist President Mohammed Morsi boldly forced out the old military guard in the aftermath of an al-Qaeda–like attack that killed 16 Egyptian soldiers. What does this portend for the... Read More

  • Drought conditions lead to food prices rising.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Food Prices Rising Around the World

    Many areas of the world are expecting poor harvests, highlighting our modern world’s continuing dependence on rain in due season. With food prices rising, many won’t have enough... Read More

  • The sins of the father strongly affect the children.

    Insights Into Relationships

    Sins of the Father

    One man’s crimes had a ripple effect on millions—and especially on his own family. How can we safeguard our children from ourselves? I’ll admit that I have generally... Read More

  • Tragedy marked by

    Insights Into Life

    How Can God Allow Tragedies?

    Why would a loving God allow tragedies, pain and suffering? Is tragedy proof that He doesn’t exist, or is something else behind it? Aurora, Colorado: 12 dead and more than 50 wounded... Read More

  • Globe illustrating the prophetic puzzle.

    Insights Into News & Prophecy

    Prophetic Puzzle: Can You Connect the Dots?

    It’s daunting to figure out what is truly important in the news and how it all fits together. Bible prophecy can help you understand what it all means for you. Consider these July 2012... Read More

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