Contributed on Nov 4, 2018
Why was God angry at the "rich farmer?" What had this farmer done wrong and what can we learn from his story about the need to being rich toward God?
OPEN: The year was 1347. The Black Plague was raging across Europe and people by the 100s and by the 1000s in field and cities all across that part of the world. Some began to suspect the deaths were brought about because of the wrath of God and in one of the cities of Germany (Lubeck, Germany) ...read more
Contributed on Nov 11, 2018
Why does God put such an emphasis on giving? He makes you promises of what He'll do if you give cheerfully and generously... but why would He do that?
OPEN: A preacher told his church this story about an airplane trip he’d recently taken from Chicago to California: "I was on the plane when they ran into some very severe turbulence. The plane began to shake terribly and the passengers were getting alarmed. Even the flight attendants were looking ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2018
Freud once noted that people (with a few exceptions) were worthless. God said that we were worth the price of His Son. How much you think people are worth will determine who you agree with.
Several years ago this advertisement was placed in a New England are newspaper: "Unknown item for sale. We know it's valuable; we just don't know what it is. If you can identify it, we'll sell it for $250.” (Reader’s Digest 9/02 p. 145) Sometimes it’s hard to decide what something is worth. My ...read more