A fine exposition of how Jesus called Himself the Bread of Life. From bible scholar and author Ann Spangler……………
7 Things about the Bible I Wish All Christians Knew
This is a summary article by Bible scholar Michael Bird and his book of the same title as the title of this article. From Logos.com………….
Does the Bible Speak of Us Having “Glory” Someday?
An interesting examination of the coming glory for believers. From Randy Alcorn and Eternal Perspectives Ministries………….
Living in the Spirit
This is a really helpful overview of what it means to live by the Spirit. From KeyLife.org……….
The Problem with Proverbs
This article discusses the Old Testament book of Proverbs, and how to properly understand it and apply it to various life situations. From Knowable Word…………
How to Find Biblical Joy When You Battle Depression
Joy is something that God has promised to every believer, but when one is struggling with depression joy can be hard to find. But with God all things are possible! From Crosswalk.com………….
Why 2 Peter and Jude Matter to You Today
In this article, the author argues that God’s faithfulness in the past and His good promises for the future should inform and energize us in our walk with Christ. From Crossway.org………….
How do We Interpret Naaman and His 2 Mule Loads of Dirt
Four Ways to Pray Like Paul
There are many things about the Apostle Paul that we should wish to emulate. This article focuses on prayer. From Chorus in the Chaos via Patheos.com…………
Humility: The Top Three Christian Virtues
This article focuses on humility, and how it is so vital in the expression of the fruits of the Spirit. From ScottSauls.com…………..
The Truth About Truth
In this article, Randy Alcorn attests that the greatest truth of all is the truth about the Person and work of Jesus. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries………….
How Our Prayers Reveal Our Theology
….in other words, what we think about who God is effects how we pray…or not pray. From Logos.com……….
What We Need More Than the Mountaintop Experience with God
This is really an informative and eye-opening look at spiritual formation or spiritual growth. From Logos.com…………
10 Practices to Kill Pride and Enhance Humility
Pride is perhaps the most basic of sins, as it underlies most sins. But humility is the way of Jesus and every believer should aim to be more humble. From Cossway.com………….
5 Reasons to Believe in the Historicity of Jesus’ Resurrection
When you have the occasion to “give reasons for the hope within you,” this article may help. From New Wineskins via Patheos.com………
10 Ways Your Adult Children Need Your Encouragement
As the parent of an adult daughter, I can attest that there are some good tips here! From Crosswalk.com……….
Praying the Names of God – Great Physician
A nice way to start the new year with an examination of one of the titles for Jesus – – – the Great Physician. From Crosswalk.com……….
Got Peace Right Now? 7 Things You Need to Know about Your Justification in Christ
This article summarizes what the Bible teaches about our justification with God, and why that means we can live in peace with the Lord and with others. From Beautiful Christian Life……….
An Attitude of Gratitude for the New Year
Here is a way to get the New Year off to a healthy start! From Crosswalk.com………
The Secret That Will Change Your Life Forever
This rather lengthy article is important because it goes over a very crucial aspect of our Christian lives: To build our faith in God through our determined mindset to trust God in all circumstances. From Life Over Coffee………
The Steadfast Love of the Lord
This is a very encouraging article that focuses on the steadfast love of God toward us who are His adopted children. “Steadfast” is not a word that can be used very often in our world today, but we can always rely on God’s love for us. From PlaceforTruth.org ………….
10 Ways to be Gracious, Not Greedy This Christmas
Some great advice here! From Crosswalk.com……..
5 Simple Habits for a Happy Marriage
A lot of wise advice in this brief article. From Crosswalk.com………
Jesus: Truly God and Truly Man for the Rest of Eternity
This article reminds us that the Incarnation has not just earthly but eternal ramifications. From Beautiful Christian Life………
Are You Living for Today, or Do You Also Have Eternity in Mind? — Sparkling Gems from the Greek
This article focuses on 2 Peter 3:11, which comes right after Peter’s description of the end of time. Knowing what lies ahead, how should that effect how we live today? From Crosswalk.com………….
5 Scriptures to Pray When the Holidays Leave You Anxious
Although I dearly love Christmas time and all of the fun and making memories it entails, it can also be a hectic and draining time. Here are some good suggestions from BibleStudyTools.com……..
Discerning Road Blocks
This brief devotional discusses discernment of road blocks and obstacles that occur in our lives. Are they hindrances of the enemy, or are they roadblocks sent from God? From Christianity.com……………
Psalm 124: If Not for God
A very good reminder that we are all lost and vulnerable without God. From PlaceforTruth.org………
Sometimes I Struggle with the Bible
No one ever said that the Bible is an easy read. Many things about it are very different from any other type of literature. But the effort is worth it! From For The Church………
The God You Really Believe In Is the One You See on Your Worst Days
One of the points in this article is that how we feel about God on our bad days ( “God hates me,””God is disappointed with me”), is actually an indication of how we truly feel about the Lord. And we can’t improve our understanding of and our attitude toward God until we identify our areas of doubt and weakness. From Grace Life International……….
Structure: the Shape of Meaning in a Bible Passage
This brief article provides some good food for thought when studying a portion of Scripture. From Knowable Word………
3 Barriers to Genuine Listening and How to Overcome Them
In marriage, in parenting, in our jobs, in all kinds of ways in daily life, it is important to be a good listener. Here are some tips from Beautiful Christian Life………….
Romans 8: A Sight of Christ’s Glory
In this ongoing series on Romans 8, this installment focuses on the “Glory to be revealed to us” when Christ returns and how that helps with our trials today. From PlaceforTruth.org………..
Encouragement for Battling Spiritual Depression
Here is some excellent advice and tips for when we feel depressed about our spiritual condition. From Beautiful Christian Life………..
What Does Sowing and Reaping Look Like in God’s Economy?
This is an interesting take on God’s economy and how it differs substantially from the world. From Crosswalk.com………
Romans 8: God is Our Portion
Another helpful and encouraging article on the teachings in Romans 8. From PlaceforTruth.org………..
8 Questions Skeptics Ask and Answers Christians Should Know
This is a really excellent overview of some of the most common and difficult issues non-believers bring up about God, Jesus and the Bible — with ways to respond! From Crosswalk.com……….
21 Encouraging Lessons from the Book of Exodus
This is an enlightening overview and summary of the Book of Exodus and its lessons for believers. From BibleStudyTools.com……….
Romans 8: An Assuring Word
This article hones in on verses 16 and 17, which teach that the Holy Spirit in us testifies to our spirit that we are children of God. From PlaceforTruth.org…………
Suffering: Our Greatest Teacher to Stronger Faith
Sometimes I have questioned the Apostle Paul and his exhortations to enter into Christ’s ministry of suffering. But if I am honest, my trials and difficulties have always strengthened my faith and my worship of God. From Servants of Grace…………
11 Ways to Recover from Being Too Busy
With the often hectic and crazy holiday season fast approaching, here is a helpful and timely article on how to fight against busyness! From Crosswalk.com………
“Study to Shew Thyself Approved unto God” – 2 Timothy 2:15 Meaning Explained
The Knowledge God Keeps From Us
This article makes a couple of important points: 1) God does not tell us everything about Himself that we might like to know, and 2) Everything we need to know God has provided in the Bible. From the Fight for Faith blog………….
God Is as Just and Holy as He Is Loving
A very important point: Even our secular culture wants to think of God as only loving. While the Word says that God is love because of the eternal loving communion within the Godhead, the Word also says that God is holy. I believe from these two foundations of love and holiness flow all the other attributes of God, including His justice. Another great article from Randy Alcorn and Eternal Perspectives Ministries………
Sparkling Gems from the Greek – Hebrews 11:6
Here is a thought-provoking article on this important verse from the Epistle to the Hebrews about the importance of faith. From Crosswalk.com………
Our Rock and Our Refuge
This is a very encouraging examination of the spiritual jewels to be found in Psalm 18. From PlaceforTruth.org……….
25 Strengthening Verses for Times of Fear
Fear is a common human experience, but thank God fear is addressed so thoroughly in the Bible! From BibleStudyTools.com………
The Sad Christian
Despite some nonbiblical and harmful teachings abroad in the land, Christians do get sad, and some suffer terribly from depression. If you do, then you are in very good company! As one who has struggled with depression my whole life, it helps me to hear and read the experiences of others of my brothers and sisters. From Credo House……….
5 Prayers for Children Who Don’t Want a Relationship with God
Seeing our children living separated from God can be one of the most difficult situations for a Christian parent. But we should always stick to prayer on their behalf! From Crosswalk.com………
A Savior Who Knows What It Is to Weep
Jesus sees us, and He knows us, and He truly understands us! From OpentheBible.org……….
Four Ways to Pray Like Paul
There are many things about the Apostle Paul that we should wish to emulate. This article focuses on prayer. From Chorus in the Chaos via Patheos.com………… https://www.patheos.com/blogs/chorusinthechaos/four-ways-to-pray-like-paul/Four Ways to Pray Like Paul