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Episode 108: Killing Giants Sometimes

Sometimes we draw the wrong lessons from Old Testament historical accounts, like David and Goliath for instance (1 Samuel 17). Who hasn’t heard a sermon or a song about killing your giants? But is it really true that this story provides a…

Killing Giants Sometimes

Sometimes we draw the wrong lessons from Old Testament historical accounts, like David and Goliath for instance. Who hasn't heard a sermon or a song about killing your giants? But is it really true that if you 1) obey your parents (1 Sam. 17:15),…

A Psalm for Helpless People

A Series of Unfortunate Events Are you facing an insurmountable challenge? Do you feel helpless and alone? How should you respond? David provides us with a helpful glimpse at a wholesome response to trials in Psalm 34. That's why I like to…

Born Again at Two Years Old

In a recent post, I emphasized the importance of encouraging children to cultivate a personal walk with God. In the opening lines, I mentioned in passing that I was born again at 2 years old. One reader expressed doubts about this statement,…

The Doctrine of Salvation

Of which salvation the prophets have inquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you: searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand…

Episode 42: Saving Money for the Future

Should a Christian save money for the future? What does the Bible teach about trusting God with your finances and your future needs? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he introduces six Bible principles about Christians, faith, finances and…

Episode 31: How to Measure Faith

What does it mean to have "little" faith and "big" faith? Is it true that some Christians have more faith than others? How much faith do you need to have in order for God to answer your prayers? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in considering…

How to Measure Faith

Personal faith is important (Heb. 11:6). And because faith is important, it is important to understand it accurately. As a personal experience, faith is depending on someone or something. And whatever you are relying upon is the object of your…

Trust in an Unchangeable God

Here is an excellent 3-minute video that will challenge you to trust in an unchangeable God, and not in the many other things that we so easily rely upon in life which always change and ultimately cannot be trusted. What are you placing…