Peter says that “the righteous is scarcely saved” (1 Pet. 4:18). Does he mean that a committed Christian has little chance of actually making it to heaven? Absolutely not!
In the United States, hostility to Christian faith is mounting. The church is in for a fight. But our weapons aren’t worldly, and the struggle itself will be blessed. Yes, you read that right.
The ant is a humble little creature. But God has given her the instinctive wisdom to plan ahead (Prov. 6:6-8). Maybe following her example would be a good idea!
The Bible says that husbands should live with their wives in an understanding way (1 Pet. 3:7). But how is that possible? Most men find female behavior baffling.
A young widow asked the prophet Elisha to help her with a frightening financial crisis. The man of God’s instructions for her contain a great message for us.
A committed Christian wife has a broken heart if her husband has no interest in following Jesus. What can she do to win his heart?
Vast treasure is appealing. This is why the discovery or inheritance of riches is a popular theme in books and movies. But money forces Christians to make a firm choice (Matt. 6:19-24).
In the United States, contempt for the law is growing. Police officers are pigs, and politicians are – well – some things are unprintable. Is this behavior something that Christians should participate in?
God’s grace is a beautiful gift, but some scriptures plainly suggest that Christians may renounce it or take it completely for granted.
A feeling of worthlessness is infecting the heart of the American people, and Christians aren’t exempt from it. But Peter has an uplifting message for the church.