Introduction Debate concerning the age of the earth rages in our modern day. At stake, as often is the case, is the integrity of scripture, more than anything else, because scientific discovery and methods have come to be accepted as normative. Since science purports the age of the universe to be billions of, which seemingly […]
Introduction The account of Joseph, and his rise to power in Egypt stands as one of the most exciting accounts in Scripture of the exaltation of the humble. He went from the throws of slavery to the heights of an empire by the mighty working of God. Jacob’s reuniting with the son he thought dead […]
From time to time I am asked whether it is ok for someone to be cremated when they die. In our day, the cost of burial is often exorbitant, and many families choose cremation to offset some of the cost of burying.The Bible does not speak about cremation directly. In the Old Testament several verses […]
Introduction In the news recently, a Florida man, having been shoved to the ground, pulled out a gun and shot the person who shoved him, killing him. I do not condone violence, and the shoving shouldn’t have happened. Sometimes, however, situations escalate, and self-defense is necessary. Can a person, however, go too far in defending […]
Dig deeper into 1 Peter 4:7 and find out what this verse says about the end times.
His eyes popped open, and he could feel his heart beat faster. He turned his head and looked at the alarm clock. 5:45 a.m., fifteen minutes before it was set to go off. He jumped out of bed, turned it off, and went to the window. He peaked out through the blind. “Nothing. Good.” He […]
God is the Creator of all things, but can faith in God be reconciled with what science says about the creation of the universe? Listen to this short devotion that addresses this issue.