In the beginning (Genesis 1:1)

The book of Genesis is placed as the first book of the Bible. It is the beginning of the Gospel. It is the first chapter in God’s redemptive story. Having an understanding of the book of Genesis is paramount in understanding the Bible as a whole. The word genesis comes by way of Latin from…

A Counter-Culture God

We hear a lot these days about civil rights, political correctness, and tolerance. We live in a ‘give me’ society. The culture of today is built on humanistic entitlement philosophies. However, God is completely the opposite. He is a counter-culture God. When we consider what the world says and compare it to what God says,…

Fear God

 “And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man’s work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear: Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with…

Mary: The Faith of a Mother – Luke 1:26-56

There is nothing more comforting and encouraging than the faith of a godly mother. A mother who loves the Lord and her children is like a rare and precious gem. If you have such a godly mother, you should be very thankful for her and appreciative of her. The greatest example in scripture of a…

Confirming God’s Call

Every Christian is called by God. We are called to serve Him in specific ways and in specific places. God may call you to witness to a neighbor, He may call you to start a new ministry, He may call you to be a missionary or a pastor, He may call you to teach Sunday…