The Athenians worshiped so many gods that they couldn’t keep track of them all. In his Areopagus address (Acts 17:22-31), Paul introduced his audience to the real God.
The problems of everyday life tempt us to treat loved ones harshly. Why is this, and how can we bring tempers under control?
The parable of the sheep and the goats (Matt. 25:31-46) poses a probing question. If compassion or its lack were the only criterion on the day of judgment, would I stand or fall?
The Bible’s teaching on divorce and remarriage is painful for modern Americans to hear. But it is plain too.
Paul says that God sends “a strong delusion” on people who don’t believe the truth (2 Thess. 2:11-12). How can this be if God is incapable of lying?
The Thessalonian Jews fiercely opposed Paul’s preaching, but the Bereans were more open-minded (Acts 17:10-15).
Usually, Job’s story is told only when people are talking about suffering. But Job’s relationship with his children (Job 1:1-5) is a great model for dads on Father’s Day.
Satanists claim that the account of the serpent (Gen. 3:1-5) misrepresents the devil. But their attack on God validates the biblical record.
Moses, Jeremiah, and David had something in common. They were tempted to quit. But they didn’t.
Supporters of same-sex marriage are saying that times have changed. The church needs to just get over its objections to homosexuality. But has the Bible changed?