The Future of Israel in the Plans of God

An unexpected consequence of the current Hamas-Israel war has been questions about Israel. Some Christians who have had little interest in Israel have begun to ask if Israel is important in future events; if the land belongs to Israel or to the Palestinians; even if Israel’s becoming a nation in 1948 has any biblical importance.…

Never Will It End Until…

The sudden, barbaric attack on Israel by Hamas terrorists, who brutally murdered hundreds of men, women and young children has shocked much of the world. The sheer savagery of the event has been recorded on video which has allowed everyone to see this sheer evil. As Israel retaliates and Hamas keeps firing their missiles, thousands…

Achieving Salvation and Perfection

In this life God desires for us to be “perfect” and He desires to give us “salvation” in the next. But these biblical words are very often not fully understood with the result that believers miss out on some rich biblical truths that impact their approach to the Christian life.

Being Tempted: Jesus and Me

We are tempted multiple times every day. But what exactly is “temptation” and why is it so closely connected with trials. Jesus’ temptations and the Apostle Paul’s teaching on temptation give believers wonderful help in navigating through these daily experiences.

Leaders — The Few Good, the Many Bad and the Really Ugly

Every now and then, I just stare at the TV in shocked disbelief at the ignorance, the incompetence, and the insanity of some who are called “leaders.” But none of their inadequacies masks their fundamental desire to control us common folks. We see this daily in congressional committee meetings, news releases, interviews, and proposals coming…

A Loyalty to God’s Word…Is It “Bibliolatry”?

It seems that almost every day we hear of behaviors that are amazingly foolish or downright bizarre. We think that we have now seen ultimate craziness, only to be surprised by something that is even stranger. Unfortunately, this seems to be taking place in the church as well as culture. Perhaps you have heard of…

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Chips and the End Times

As his prophetic book concluded, Daniel was informed by a majestic angel that at the end of time “knowledge shall increase” (Dan. 12:4). The exact details of this explosion of knowledge in the end times were not given by the angel. What we do know is that, as time goes by, information is expanding at…