Looking at Romans 13, this article shows that government is instituted by God to reflect the reality of God's kingship. God wants government to function in its sphere of authority, and it must promote the rights God has given to people. Based on this, Christians have an obligation to vote for a government that is the closest to biblical principles.
This article is a short biography of Thomas Chisholm (1866-1960), the author of the hymn Great Is Thy Faithfulness.
Christians are characterized by compassion. This article shows the difference between false and true compassion. True compassion is defined by God alone, is learned from Him, and is only expressed by the redeemed.
Christians are characterized by thankfulness toward God and the people He places in our lives.
Bibically, Christians are characterized by love. This article explains why Christian love is different from worldly love, and how this love can be cultivated among Christians.
For the soul to be healthy, the Christian must practice rejoicing, praying, and thanksgiving (spiritual exercises).
This article is a biography of Archibald Alexander.
Can a Christians engage in avatar computer games or games of virtual living? This article shows that besides painting a false reality, these games can result in the waste of money and time, and can promote an immoral lifestyle.
This article looks at the reformations during the time of Josiah, Luther and Calvin. Although reformation is God's work, believers have a role to play by praying for God's will to be done and honoring God's word.
Without God's revelation of His truth, we would not know Him. In addition, man in his fallen nature cannot know God and he opposes God's truth. To know God as He is revealed in the word requires the work of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, the preaching of the word is dependant upon the work of the Holy Spirit.
Can you raise your hands during worship service? This article shows that the raising of hands in ancient times was to show attention to, submission to, and dependence upon some deity or authority figure. If it is used in this way during the worship service it is acceptable. Any other usage should be discouraged.
This article looks at the meaning of speaking in tongues in the context of the whole Bible and discusses whether it still occurs today.
The Holy Spirit indwells the believer. What does this indwelling of the Spirit mean? This article shows that the work of the Holy Spirit in the believer is essential for the maintenance of the spiritual life, spiritual understanding, obedience to God, assurance of salvation and love for God. The Holy Spirit was working this in believers even in the Old Testament.
This article explains what is meant by the term 'reformed theology'.
This article looks at the size of the earth and related planets in order to show the wonder of God's omnipresence.
Looking at the motion of the earth, this article shows how God in His providence sustains everything. This work of God calls us to respond with faith in Him.
This article discusses the essence of Jesus' miracle of changing water to wine (John 2:1-12).
This article discusses the concept of time in relation to the eternity of God and creation.
Looking at the doctrine of the preservation of Scripture, this article shows how God preserved the Bible even though we do not have original copies. The author discusses different available manuscripts and the process that went into producing the Bible. In all of this, we can be confident that the text of Scripture is accurate.
This article looks at three different perspectives on the inspiration of Scripture: literary inspiration, dictation, and organic. The author shows how we should view Scripture's inspiration, and encourages us that the inspiration of Scripture proves its reliability.
This article is part of a series that seeks to establish a basis for establishing what is right and true. Can we know truth? Truth begins with God, and only God can overcome the fallen condition of man to reveal the truth to him. The Bible reveals this truth.
What is the meaning of love? This article shows that love is a disposition implanted into needful human hearts by the prevailing grace of God. By it we are enabled to joyfully obey the revealed desires of our Creator, both toward the Lord himself and toward others. Without this work of God, man would remain doomed.
What does 'amen' mean?
This article looks at the meaning of the word 'selah' as used in the Psalms.
Propitiation is the appeasing of one offended by covering the cause of his anger. Propitiation speaks primarily to the effect of satisfaction upon God as the offended party. This article shows how Christ is the Propitiator.