Contributed on Nov 30, 2015
God hates it when we lose our temper. But how do we stop doing that? What does God tell us we can do to get rid of our anger?
There’s a story about an actor who was playing the part of Christ in a Passion Play.As he carried the cross up the hill a tourist began to heckle him,and make fun of him, and shouted insults at him. Finally, the actor had taken all of it he could take. He threw down his cross, walked over ...read more
Contributed on Nov 15, 2015
There are at least 3 different Greek words translated "doubt" in the New Testament, but the doubt Thomas exhibited was the most dangerous form of doubt in Scripture. What was Thomas doubting, and why was it so dangerous for him to do so?
Does anyone know who Kirsten Powers is? (A few hands went up). Kirsten is a columnist for USA Today, and Newsweek and a contributor to Fox News. Some time back she told of her transition from being an atheist to believing in Christ. She explained that at one time no one she knew was a ...read more
Contributed on Nov 1, 2015
Did you realize that God has a prescription for dealing with guilt and shame. And that this prescription works for both Christians and non-Christians. What could even non-Christians possibly do to resolve their guilt in sin?
OPEN: A little boy had been given a slingshot for his birthday. He loved it and practiced every day aiming at different objects. During the summer he and his sister would spend a lot of time at their grandmother’s house and, one day he was out in her backyard he spied his grandma’s pet ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2015
Is depression a mark of a lack of faith? Is it always a sinful attitude? Consider the story of a great man of God who struggled with this terrible emotion, and the ways in which God healed him.
OPEN: Over the past few weeks we’ve been dealing with emotions that can cripple Christians. Two weeks ago, our family minister dealt with the issue of Fear. Last week we dealt with Guilt. And this week we’re going to focus on a very real emotion that has crippled thousands: ...read more