If You Need Proof, It Isn't Faith

If You Need Proof, It Isn’t Faith

People seem to always be looking for proof in order to believe.  Like the old saying, "I'll believe it when I see it."  But if you have to see it, it isn't faith at all – for "faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen." (Hebrews 11:1) You've probably heard about Thomas, one of The Lord's original 12 disciples.  Due to a momentary disbelief after the resurrection of Christ, Thomas said, in John 20:25, "Except I … continue »

Healing Through Forgiveness: It's Not Only About Receiving

Healing Through Forgiveness: It’s Not Only About Receiving

One of the most humbling truths in salvation is the realization that we have been forgiven by God.  Regardless of what we have done, the places we have gone, the things we've said, God, through Christ, has forgiven us for it all.  It's a treasured truth that can crack even the hardest of hearts – to know we have been forgiven (and … continue »

Kept By Grace: A False Doctrine or Biblical Truth?

Kept By Grace: A False Doctrine or Biblical Truth?

Are we kept by grace? Some question whether the teaching of Christians being kept by God's grace is Biblical or not.  Many despise the doctrine of "once saved, always saved" and reject the notion that any could be preserved in Christ.  Preferring to believe that one can somehow fall from grace, there are those who teach if a … continue »

Making Prayer a Priority

Making Prayer a Priority

We make time for a lot of things in our lives, but how much of it do we really set aside for prayer?  When we wake up in the morning, do we remember to thank God for allowing us to see this new day?  When we sit down for a meal, do we take a moment to thank Him for it?  When struggles come, do we consider Him and ask for … continue »