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QUICK POSTS

Do So Many Different Bibles Undermine Biblical Christianity

Recently, I have been getting asked, or more correctly, challenged by readers using the variations in translations to defend their position that the Bible...

American Bible Society Survey – Can’t Be True

According to the news articles linked below, the 2021 American Bible Society 'State of the Bible Report' was quoted as indicating that: "55 percent of...

The Apostles’ Creed vs. the Bible

Over the last few months I have received a few comments related to the importance of the Apostles’ Creed as the foundation for our...

American Socialism – A Nation In Decline

What many Americans seem to miss is that the more we spread money around in an attempt to fix the inequities of society in...

The Irony of Trump Bashing

If you monitor most any media outlet Trump remains in the news, years after he left office. This is particularly true as the June...

Religious IQ’s Are Lower Than Atheists’… Good

If you google the question of relative intelligence between the religious and non-religious, the results are interesting. Most of the top links confirm that...

What is Complementarianism?

Christian theology uses the term “Complementarianism” to encapsulate a Biblical worldview of marriage. Definition Complementarianism is the teaching that masculinity and femininity are ordained...

Kids Naturally Believe in God – Atheism must be taught

Some years ago there was a seminal article written on a relatively obscure blog site that offered a list of mostly secular cognitive studies...

ETERNITY FROM A BIBLICAL CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW

Will Eternity be Different For Each Of Us? – Part 2 – Hell?

Eternity... As Biblical Christians, we know that life does not end at the grave. Further, there is neither the ability to change our destiny after we die (Heb. 9:27), nor can we expect to find an ultimate nirvana, based on the false theology of reincarnation. Mankind lives a life on this earth, at the end of which we are judged either by our works (our deeds) or our relationship with Jesus Christ.  What follows in this article is a view of Hell and whether some of those who enter that domain will experience differing levels of torment.

Will Eternity be Different For Each Of Us? – Part 1 – Heaven?

There have been numerous books written on what Heaven will be like. One of the thickest and perhaps most interesting, is Randy Alcorn’s, “Heaven: A Comprehensive Guide to Everything the Bible Says About Our Eternal Home…” In the book, Randy uses his “sanctified imagination” to paint a beautiful picture of what Heaven will be like for the Believer. It has been some time since I read the book, however, Randy also has a blog, offering his insights on whether Heaven will be different for each of us.

What Does It Take To Get Into Heaven – Part 2

How Much Faith Do We Need? Along the timeline of employment, one of my responsibilities was to interview over a hundred prospective candidates for a...

What Does It Take To Get Into Heaven – Part 1

A Biblical Christian Worldview There is an illustration I have used numerous times, likely originated by Francis Chan. It involves unwinding a long string across...

In The News

Social Med Ban – What is the Fix

On January3rd, 2022, Facebook advertising permanently banned Heroes of Liberty, (publisher of children's books on historical figures) from all future advertising campaigns. After conservative backlash, they reversed their decision within hours. Earlier the same day, Rand Paul announced he was closing his YouTube account due to past COVID videos being removed. Yesterday Majorie Taylor Greene was permanently banned permanently from Twitter and temporarily from Facebook for expressing her views on COVID and the 2020 Presidential election. 

Spiritual Growth

3 Reasons Why People Live Ungodly Lives.

3 Reasons Why People Live Ungodly Lives.A few years ago, I was pursuing fleshly lusts, but I stopped. Here are 3 reasons why people...

Don’t Let Your Blessings Be Your Downfall

“Let the bountiful table set before them become a snare and their prosperity become a trap.” (Psalm 69:22) All good things come from God as...

Jehovah’s Witness at my Door: What to Say

Our Personal Experience For a number of years, the Jehovah’s Witnesses would infrequently come up our long driveway to visit my wife (while I was...

Fulfilled Prophesy and the Atheist – Part 1 of 2 

This two-part article results from a simple and reasonable question I was asked by an author who holds very different beliefs than I do....

A Hill To Die On

A hill to die on is a term referring to the military practice of capturing and holding a hill, no matter the cost, including...

Will Eternity be Different For Each Of Us? – Part 2 – Hell?

Eternity... As Biblical Christians, we know that life does not end at the grave. Further, there is neither the ability to change our destiny after we die (Heb. 9:27), nor can we expect to find an ultimate nirvana, based on the false theology of reincarnation. Mankind lives a life on this earth, at the end of which we are judged either by our works (our deeds) or our relationship with Jesus Christ.  What follows in this article is a view of Hell and whether some of those who enter that domain will experience differing levels of torment.

ESCHATOLOGY

One World Religion – a Biblical Christian worldview

As many Christians know, one of the prophecies in the Bible that ushers in the End-Times, or the end of the world as we...

From Gray to God’s Truth

In past articles, I have made the point that, as relates to sin, we live in a world made of various shades of gray....

Could God Offer Salvation To Satan?

God allowed a pathway to redeem mankind through the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We were bought at a price. It is...

Politics

Daily Devotions

Series on Lawlessness in America

Posts by Jeff Hiles

12 Quick Answers on the Supreme Court – Abortion & Biblical Christians

There has been a great deal of controversy and confusion associated with the recent decision by the Supreme Court regarding what was considered by...

The Statistical Truth About Gun Violence in America

There is a constant flow of media rhetoric on gun violence in America. It happens every time a mass shooting occurs, which sadly elicits...

Why Are Biblical Christians Disliked or Even Hated

This post is a continuation of "Why Do Evangelicals Hate Unbelievers?" based on reader responses. The objective is to further clarify and expand the...

Posts by Paul Johnson

God’s Dark Side…Brought to Light

God’s emotional dark side When we hear about the God of the Bible we usually hear of His love and compassion. We don’t hear as...

God illustrates our life, death, and rebirth through the caterpillar

No excuse The Apostle Paul tells us in Romans 1:20 that God shows Himself through nature and there is, therefore, no excuse for being unaware...

Three Interesting Biblical Facts Can Change How You Pray

Change how, when, and why you pray  Three interesting facts found in scripture may change how, when, and why you pray. First fact - Judah means...

Posts by Rich Holt

Organize Your Day with Scripture

Our verse for today comes from Luke 11:28, " But He said, 'More than that, blessed are those who hear the word of God...

Receive His Grace and Reconciliation

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Jonah 1:2, " Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil...

Slow Down and Wait on God

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Matthew 26:51, “And suddenly, one of those who were with Jesus stretched out his hand and drew his...

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Raising Up — How to Develop Your Potential

Life Lessons from the Potter’s Wheel #4: Do you ever struggle with understanding God’s part and our part in living out the Christian life? Well...

Be The Best for the Worst

Scripture Our verse for today is from 1 Timothy 1:15-16, " Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners - of whom I am...

Choices in the Light of God

Scripture Our verse for today comes from 1 Kings 13:18, " And he said to him, 'I also am a prophet as you are, and...

An Excuse to Hate

Critical Race Theory is for oppressors Disclaimer — as with most controversial topics, not all members of any group or race are guilty of anything....

Why are families not going back to church?

Background in Church Attendance In early April of 2020, Gallup wrote an article entitled “Religion and the COVID-19 Virus in the U.S.” which outlined the megatrends...

He’s Almost Here: What Needs To Happen Before The RAPTURE?

14+ MAJOR End Time Signs. Are you ready to meet your Creator? Have you ever wondered what will happen before the Rapture? The Bible tells...

You Are Being Counted

Scripture Our verse for today comes from Numbers 1:2, " Take a census of all the congregation of the children of Israel, by their families,...

Becoming Like Jesus

Scripture Our verse for today comes from John 19:41, “Now in the place where He was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden...

Getting Your Attention

Scripture Our verse for today comes from 2 Samuel 2:28, " So Joab blew a trumpet; and all the people stood still and did not...

What Has Caused The MASSIVE Spread of Christianity?

Weird Ways Christianity Spread. Christianity is one of the world’s three largest religions, with over 2.4 billion adherents across the globe. I do not like to...

Short Story: Faith That Of A Mustard Seed Can Move Mountains of Impossibility.

Facing Life With Assurance of Winning The Bible is a very comforting book, it’s been, and is, the bestseller for decades. All of us go...

21 Tips for Hiding your Christian Faith

As Christians, I propose we focus on protecting our families as we see increasing conflicts with the outside world approaching. These 21 tips are intended to provide both scriptural support and practical advice on hiding your Christian faith from outsiders. I apologize at the outset for its length. However, you can quickly skim down the BOLD headings looking for those items of particular interest to implement. Please pay particular attention to the “Conclusion with Biblical Support” at the bottom.

He Reached Out to Me

I cannot boast about any of it I wasn’t seeking I grew up in a functionally non-Christian home. My mother was an agnostic, my father (I...