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If You Love Jesus

True or false? The Christian life is filled with unexpected surprises. Sometimes you are surprised by things you could not know or plan for in advance. Who can prepare for a doctor to say you have cancer? Who can know when a supervisor may say…

Doing Significant Things for God

Have you ever looked at a very big problem and discovered that what you thought was a big problem would become an even bigger opportunity for good? That’s what Thomas Edison experienced when he was 67 years old. At around 5:30 in the evening…

The Key to Knowing Christ

Sometimes you think you understand something, but you’re wrong. Sometimes this is because you are totally wrong. Other times it is because you are kind of right and kind of wrong at the same time. Look at this picture and what do you see?…

Sorrow for the Glory of God

As a child, I can tell you that one place I did not like to go was a funeral. Who enjoys a funeral? And yet, the Bible teaches us that a funeral home is a beneficial place to go. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the…

Sickness for the Glory of God

Our culture has made an idol out of many things, and one of these things is good health. Now there is a fine line between avoiding bad health and despising it. We all should live responsible lives, caring for our body, eating a balanced diet,…

Episode 109: Nine Reasons for Eternal Security

Salvation is eternally secure for every person who believes the truth about Jesus. Some people teach, though, that those who believe the truth about Jesus may have salvation for a while, but may lose it along the way. How do we know that this…

Nine Reasons for Eternal Security

Salvation is eternally secure for every person who believes the truth about Jesus. Some people teach that those who believe the truth about Jesus may have salvation for a while, but may lose it along the way. They may phrase this view like…

Jesus and the Woman Caught in Adultery

The Apostle John provides us with a captivating scene from the earthly ministry of Jesus - the case of the woman caught in adultery. By doing so, he provides us with important insights into our fallen, sinful condition. But more importantly,…

Unbelieving Family

Did you know that Jesus lived with unbelieving family members? We get a glimpse into this part of his life from John 7:1-9. Jewish authorities wanted to kill Jesus. (John 7:1) This was a difficult phase in the public ministry of Jesus, requiring…

Does This Offend You?

Have you ever been followed? I don’t have any clear memories of somebody following me. But I do know what it feels like to have a car driving behind me for a while, turn after turn, as though I were being followed. Now it never turns out to…