This article identifies two questions a Christian must ask when thinking about the Lord’s Day: will this aid my rest and subsequent reflection on Christ, and will it promote reverence towards the lordship of Christ? Without question, the fourth commandment still applies today.
Many false claims of faith healing should not discourage Christians to seek a biblical way of thinking about sickness and healing. Looking at James 5:13-20 this article calls Christians to practice this text in seeking healing from God.
Relief becomes a refuge when good things are turned into idolatry. How can you know if you are trapped in this idol trap? This article raises three questions to consider in this regard, and one antidote.
Knowing the names of God can be a source of encouragement to a Christian when facing different situations. Why? The names of God tell us about his glorious character. The article illustrates this by considering some of his names.
What is the gospel? The gospel is the good news of what God has done for believing sinners in his Son. This article unpacks this definition and shows why it is important to answer the question correctly.
This article explains that instead of approaching the matter of tattoos with the question of whether or not they are sinful, it may be more beneficial for the Christian to consider these three things: our motivation, identity, and view of the body.
Should Christians be "nice"? This article explains that Christians are not called to be nice, but to be holy, which will sometimes put them in a position where they appear not to be "nice." Christians are called to speak the truth in love, which means not compromising on God’s truth.
The article explains that God’s method of bringing healing to his people is through the local church. This reality should aid believers in thinking about the place of biblical counselling in the church.
How should Christians approach the issue of dating or courtship? Is there a biblical way? The Bible does not give a specific method for dating or courtship. It does, however, give principles that can be used.
Entitlement breeds bitterness. This is not the attitude Christians must have. Like Christ, Christians are expected to lead a life of servanthood. It is only in being secure in Christ that the slavery of entitlement is destroyed. Let the article explain.
This article shows how healthy church membership and true profession of Christ can be kept through the marks of the true church: pure preaching, administration of sacraments, and exercising of church discipline.
This article considers how governments that reject Christ eventually adopt policies (regarding matters like marriage, children, and taxes) that attack God's design for the home. It shows how Christians can respond in such a situation: pursue revival in the land, pray, and work diligently at raising godly children.
This article looks at the reasons the Passover Feast was celebrated with unleavened bread. It draws implications for the church in its celebration of the Lord’s Supper, and considers whether it is proper to use bread or matzos.