When the church was born, the mother of Jesus was there. When the disciples partook of communion for the first time, Mary was there. What was she thinking as she ate the bread and drank the cup?
Solomon warned us against talking too much when we enter the Lord’s house (Eccles. 5:1). Sometimes it’s a good thing to just stop and gaze on God in his glory (Ps. 63:2-3).
In Psalm 8, David marvels at God’s majestic power displayed in creation. The vast heavens make him feel so insignificant. But is it true that men and women are too small to matter?
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.
This week our young people are going to camp at Lake Texoma. Obviously, we will be praying for them and the adults leading and serving them. But Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1 gives us some great things to ask God for.
In worship we are tempted to think that the audience is assembled in the pews. But this isn’t so. The truth of the matter changes everything.
In charismatic churches worshipers speak gibberish and claim to be imitating the Christians of the first century. But how does the Bible define “tongue”?
Even though a worship leader may be blessed with great natural talents, true worship isn’t about him. But if worship isn’t a display of his gifts, then what is a leader’s task?
Daniel prayed three times a day, even though his life was seriously threatened by corrupt colleagues. In circumstances like that, why should anyone pray and even give thanks to God? Isn’t it plain that prayer doesn’t really do any good?