Month: September 2018

Apples and Oranges

If you plant an apple tree would you expect oranges to grow?  I would hope not.  Seeds are very specific.  What you plant is what you get.  God has given us this simple lesson in all the various kinds of seeds available for planting. …

Christian Fuel

When you accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you are filled with the Holy Spirit which provides you with the power to turn your back on your selfish desires and walk forward with love.  Much of the world we live in is…

Balance

We have to find a balance in our lives regarding how we choose to spend our time.  For most of us, a large portion of our day is dedicated to our place of employment.  Another large block of time is dedicated to our family. …

Volunteer

There are many outreach programs and organizations that cannot survive without volunteer workers.  Many of these are faith-based organizations, but there are also many that have no official spiritual connection yet continue to do God’s work helping those in need. Chances are there are…

Transformation

The Eat Anything You Want and Lose All the Weight You Want Diet If you are a few pounds overweight or you know someone who can use some help shedding a few pounds this is the tool you need! The Eat Anything You Want…

The Eat Anything You Want and Lose All the Weight You Want Diet

“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.”  1 Corinthians 6:19-20 (NIV)…

Bible Study about Prayer, Hope and the Church

When you have reached the more advanced stages of your Bible study, you will want to consider a more intimate relationship with God.  The more you know God, the more you will want to be close to Him.  One area of concern for many…

Faith-Based Movie Review Index

Lost Kites A group of young filmmakers set out on a two year journey to discover the best way to help children separated from their family. Silence The story of two Jesuit priests from Portugal who travel to Japan in 1670 to find their…

How to Make a Difference in the World

The way to make a difference in this world is to take what you’ve learned in your Bible study and that which you’ve gained through worship, then combine it with a good measure of prayer and put it into action serving others. “Do not…

The Purpose of Bible Study

Christianity is not a selfish way of life.  Christianity is all about giving, not receiving.  Although we study the Bible to personally know God, as a result of that study we learn our true mission is to help others know God.  Jesus commanded we…

Bible Study and the Miraculous

If you have not already read my blog post “How to Start Your Study of the Bible,” I suggest you begin there.  As you work your way through the Bible the most important aspect of your study will be the teachers you select to…

Foundational Bible Teaching

If you followed the advice from my blog post “How to Start Your Study of the Bible,” you should be deep into reading your Bible.  I have a few detours along the way that I’m going to suggest you take.  Reading straight through the…