Great Tribulation

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

2014 Almost Here – Happy New Year??? Substantial changes are coming to America, and perhaps this would be a good time to sit down and meditate for a few minutes on these changes from a Christian perspective. Storm clouds have darkened the horizon. A "perfect storm" (I call it "Brutus") is swirling offshore with tremendous…


Entering into God's Rest

"There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one will fall by following their example of disobedience." -Hebrews 4:9-11 I would like…


Has God Changed?

About fifteen years ago, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, a nationally syndicated radio talk-show host who offers advice on marriage, dating, and relationships, made a comment on her website about homosexuality that produced a great deal of attention. She said: "I’m sorry – hear it one more time, perfectly clearly: If you’re gay or a lesbian, it’s…


Pain, Sorrow, Suffering, and Death

The issue of why God allows suffering, death, pain, and sorrow is one of the most challenging questions ever asked. If you or someone you know is experiencing the heartache of a tragedy, unusual pain, sorrow or suffering right now, this article may help them understand the bigger picture. I hope it will be encouraging….


The Properties of Faith – Part 3

First article in series… Last month, we investigated the difficult topic of what determines whether we are living with intellectual assent or genuine faith in God. We discussed how our behavior reveals who we truly are and what we truly believe. Faith renders obedience at all times in all circumstances. In contrast, intellectual assent excuses…


The Properties of Faith – Part 2

First article in series… What Are the Properties of Faith? A person who lives by faith has a life that is part intellectual (knowledge), part spiritual (believing), and part physical (doing right regardless of the consequences). People who have a faith experience with God are happy, filled with peace, and eagerly awaiting the Lord’s return….