Why is there so much evil in America today? How did we get here? Some are asking. One is sick and tired of reading or hearing media reports about evil acts committed on the streets, in homes, in schools, at workplaces, and elsewhere. Therefore, one may feel justified in asking, how can this be, or when is it going to stop, or why is this happening? or, if God exists, why is there evil? God allows things to happen in accordance with His will, purpose, and perfect plan. God
Opportunity refers to a set of circumstances which makes it possible to do or achieve something. The age-old proverb says, “Opportunity knocks only once.” Properly applied, means an opportunity that, if grasped, would definitely give the individual only one chance to do something which would bring fulfillment or yield “super” benefits. Take for example when a prize can be yours if you purchase the winning ticket. If the winner did not embrace the opportunity to buy the win
The word "habit" is described as “an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. In other words, a habit is a “learned behavior.” Being humans, we are creatures of habits, becoming a way of life in many cases. As everyone is aware, there are good habits and there are bad habits. Obviously, it is not possible to list every habit here. However, here is a partial list. Firstly, good habits include, prayer, reading/studying God’s Word,
What is the Lord’s Supper? The Lord’s Supper referred to as “The Supper” or “Communion” or “Holy Communion,” is a commemoration of the death of the Lord Jesus Christ who shed His blood and died for the salvation of sinful mankind. The Lord’s Supper is one of two ordinances or sacraments (the other is baptism) of the Church for the present age. At the institution of the Lord’s Supper, after He celebrated the Passover with His disciples, the Lord Jesus commanded that born-aga
In the first verse of the first chapter of the Bible, we read, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1). This means that the self-existent God has displayed His almightiness in His creative power and ability. And, throughout the Scriptures, there are numerous references to God’s divine authority, power, and ability to do any and all things. “For nothing will be impossible with God” (Luke 1:37). The Bible tells us, “When Abram was ninety-nine yea
Does the Bible mention that the Lord Jesus Christ actually existed before His human birth? And, is there sufficient evidence in both the Old and New Testaments to support this view? Lets read on. The fourth Gospel clearly states, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not made anything made that was made. And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us
Joy is only a three-letter word and yet it speaks volumes. The Lord Jesus Christ is the source of the christian’s joy, and He is the perfect example of joy Himself. Consider what the Bible says concerning His imminent death on the cross. “Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of God” (Hebrews 12:2). Joy means a "good feeling of great pleasure and delight" irrespective of the outcome or circumstances.