The Lord told Paul in a night vision that he had “many people” in Corinth (Acts 18:10). But were the immoral Corinthians really looking for God?
God expects the father to take primary responsibility for training his children (Eph. 6:1-4). But what is he to teach them?
Speaking to the elite Areopagus court, Paul says that God doesn’t overlook ignorance (Acts 17:30-31). But how is that fair to people in countries where the name of Jesus is unknown
How is a Christian woman supposed to deal with a husband who rejects the Lord and cuts down the church? This question is as old as the first century (1 Pet. 3:1-6).
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).