Silence is not an option.
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Overall, 97 to 99 percent of the New Testament can be reconstructed beyond any reasonable doubt, and not one Christian doctrine is founded solely or even primarily on disputed passages.
If you want to really get to know someone, the best thing to do is allow them to speak for themselves.
God didn't sit down at a desk, take out a pen and start writing down the Bible.
Just as on Israel's Day of Atonement, God did not ask or require our help in Christ's atoning work.
Even now, many popular preachers are flirting with a new view of an old heresy.
Jesus warned them that, in the last days, deception will run rampant, and imposters will claim to be the Messiah.
This misconception can mar your understanding of the supernatural.
Whom do you need to forgive so you can move on with your life and allow them to do the same?
As a new Christian, I must confess that I struggled with these words of Jesus. My concern was if we just loved everyone and prayed for everyone, the bad guys would just keep hurting people.
The answer may shock you.
Let's take "love your enemies" from an abstract idea to a practical reality.
This is vengeance, which is reserved for God alone.
When we are the one who has been harmed, these words ring troubling and seem tough.
Is your No. 1 concern to honor God and keep His ways alive in your heart?
As a Christian, you have access to a supernatural eternal and limitless source of love that is for you and for you to share with others.
God defined it for us.
But didn't God say John the Baptist would go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah?
We are now adopted into the family of God.