What Does the Bible Say About Itself?

The Word of God has a unique place in God’s dealing with man. The Bible describes itself in certain ways that help us understand this unique relationship. Some of these descriptions are in word pictures. They help us to understand the special place the Bible has in the estimate of God.

For example, the Psalmist … Read the rest

What Does the Bible Mean to You?

Who Wrote the Bible?
God used chosen people to write down what he wanted them to communicate. The Spirit of God enabled these people to do so (2 Peter 1:20, 21). Even when the literary characteristics¬† ¬†like the style of writing, choice of words, and personality of the author is distinguishable in these writings, the … Read the rest

They Are More than Just Names!

“Adam, Seth, Enosh, Kenan, Mahalel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah, Lamech, Noah”; so begins the not usually read and thought to be boring account of names in the book of 1 Chronicles.
But.
Are they just names?

Let us look at some of them:

Adam. You cannot read that name and not think about God and creation, … Read the rest

A New Motivation for Purity

Sinful wickedness is on the increase everyday. Through many forms of entertainment there is an open promotion of sinful attitudes in the world today. And Christians are exposed to these things. And they are corrupting the thinking patterns of Christians.

This is a grave problem. The old ways of fighting this menace won’t help much … Read the rest

The Abomination that Causes Desolation

His armed forces will rise up to desecrate the temple fortress and will abolish the daily sacrifice. Then they will set up the abomination that causes desolation (Daniel 11:31 NIV).

There is something past and something future in this verse. Therefore it is important.

The person referred to here is Antiochus Ephiphanes, who caused great … Read the rest

The Blessed Hope

Jesus said: “Behold, I am coming soon!

The truth that Jesus is coming soon should excite you. It should create in your heart a great longing to see Him appear. This is the blessed hope to which you and the other believers are looking forward to. A “crown of righteousness” is

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