Sin: Relational Or Judicial?

“Now therefore the sword shall never depart from your house, because you have despised me and have taken the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your wife” (II Samuel…

Why Be Moral? Be More!

Can a person who is an atheist or from another religion live a moral life? Yes. Yes they can. But the Bible wants from us something much more than a…

What Does God Expect From Us?

“He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your…

Being What You Do

“God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens…

What Is God’s Will: Part II

There are five things the Bible says are God’s will for every Christian. All of these are Preceptive, meaning that we must bring ourselves into agreement with God about them.…

What Is God’s Will: Part I

“If anyone’s will is to do God’s will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority” (John 7:17).  What is…

A Look Ahead

“The angel of the Lord appeared no more to Manoah and to his wife. Then Manoah knew that he was the angel of the Lord. And Manoah said to his…

Taking The Law Seriously

“You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination” (Leviticus 18:22). “[You] shall [not] wear a garment of cloth made of two kinds of…

First Things

Have you ever considered the first things Jesus said as recorded in the four Gospels? Take a look. “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us…

Limited Information

“Of all that I said to the woman let her be careful. She may not eat of anything that comes from the vine, neither let her drink wine or strong…