How could a loving God send people to hell? This troubling question has turned many people away from faith in Jesus. Ironically, the prospect of hell deeply grieves God too. That’s why he sent his Son to the cross (Heb. 2:14-15).
At Mount Sinai God gave Israel the Ten Commandments. His purpose wasn’t to steal the people’s joy. Quite the opposite. He was thinking of their good (Deut. 10:13)
What will we do in heaven – stand around God’s throne endlessly singing hymns? Will eternal life be an interminable worship service? The Bible says otherwise.
Paul calls his converts in Corinth “beloved children” (1 Cor. 4:14). Do we have any converts, any dear children? If not, why?
In the 1960s, Americans decided that biblical morality was a sentence. All that Christian stuff about purity was sucking the fun out of life. Do your own thing, throw off the shackles of decency, answer to no one. It was a grand experiment – and the results are in.
In the Garden of Eden, God asked the man, “Where are you?” (Gen. 3:9). In times of trouble, we have the same question for Him.
The secret to lasting happiness isn’t much of a secret. Paul says, “Rejoice in the Lord” (Phil. 4:4). The hard part is believing what these words imply.
In the public square messages about love and marriage are often ridiculous. But a well-known author and his wife posted an opinion piece at a popular news website that encourages some excellent and biblical guidelines for married couples
As a Jew Saul of Tarsus prided himself on his spiritual attainments (Phil. 3:2-6). But as a Christian he turned his back on his own merits and completely depended on the righteousness of Christ (v. 9).
Moses promised the people of Israel that God was bringing them into “a good land” (Deut. 8:7). He wasn’t talking about the United States, but his description of Canaan resonates with every thankful American.