[ Trials and Temptations ] Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.James 1:2-3 NIV
What does it mean when the Bible portrays God as drawing close and saying, ‘Fear not. I am with you’? What is a ‘fear fighter’?
Most of us think of King as a cultural and political activist, but the vision he articulated wasn’t just a political one. It was deeply rooted in King’s understanding of the Bible.
The apostle Paul was kind of a jerk. He was arrogant and stubborn. He called his opponents derogatory, racist names. He legitimized slavery and silenced women. He was a moralistic, homophobic killjoy who imposed his narrow religious views on others. Or was he?
Feel like you ought to be reading the Bible more? That's a common feeling—so why not take some time at the start of this New Year to think about what keeps you from reading God's Word?