Millions of people consider themselves to be Christian. Many believe they have converted to Christianity, but is that the case? What is conversion?
The apostle Paul said, “Christ lives in me.” How does Jesus Christ live in us? Does He take charge? What is our role in having Christ in us?
The Holy Spirit is one of God’s most wonderful gifts. How can a Christian know for sure he or she has the Holy Spirit and is growing spiritually?
How does the Bible use the phrase “born again”? What does it mean to be born again, and how can we make sure we participate in this new birth?
Nearly 2,000 years ago, Christ preached a profound sermon showing how converted Christians are to live. How essential is the Sermon on the Mount today?
Jesus did not condemn the woman caught in adultery, but He instructed her, and, by extension, all who have had their sins forgiven, to sin no more.
What kind of year will this year be for you? Will it be the same as or worse than last year? Or will you make breakthrough changes that will transform your life for the better? You can choose—and receive—the help you need!
Our time is our life, and how we spend it shapes our character, our happiness, our success and our future. How does God want us to spend our time?
We are at war! Satan the devil hates us and wants to destroy us. We must be aware of our enemy’s weapons and tactics, because our spiritual life depends on it.
In our war with Satan, his society and our human weaknesses, we need spiritual help. God provides the powerful armor we need for protection—and victory!
Popular catchphrases can be shallow and trite. But the concept of “paying it forward” actually has an amazing history and a powerful potential to do good.
Happiness is precious—and far too rare. We have tried every trick in an effort to conjure it up, but it remains elusive. How does our Creator say to pursue it?
The greatest battle ever fought has impacted every person who has ever lived or ever will live. Yet it was witnessed by no one but the combatants!
Many Christians believe they must get as many as possible to “accept Jesus.” But did you know Jesus said it is impossible to come to Him without God’s calling?
The truths of the Bible are not just about head knowledge. God wants us to be cut to the heart and to commit to change and grow. Is it now time to act?
There is more to health than diet and exercise. Toxic emotions can be dangerous to your physical and spiritual well-being! How can you overcome toxic emotions?
Terrible atrocities today are blamed on religious zeal. The Bible warns of wrong zeal, but it also extols righteous, fervent zeal as necessary for pleasing God.
Establishing the correct priorities in our lives is vital for our success as Christians.
A famous hymn has become shorthand for a type of easy, feel-good religion. But what does the Bible really teach about what it takes to be a Christian?
“For many are called, but few are chosen” (Matthew 22:14). Called and chosen for what? What is God’s calling? Are you sure you are among the called?
Character is reflected in what we do, but are our actions solely the result of character? Building godly character forces us to recognize the power of context.
God is creating a family, but He is particular as to whom He will accept as members. What does it mean to have the fear of the Lord but to not be fearful?
Being a Christian isn’t just about being a visionary. It’s about being the right kind of visionary. The pages of God’s Word show us how.
What is going on? Why all the violence, hatred and evil in the world? What is causing the unsound thinking, and what is the key to sound mindedness?
Shortcuts usually seem like a good idea, but unfortunately they don’t always work out. In our Christian lives, they can be even more dangerous.
For many people, membership in a church is a great source for developing community ties and friendships. Is this sufficient for someone to be called a Christian?
What can we learn from Elijah’s encounter with God?
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