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Everyday Encouragement

Everyday Encouragement

The Bible is much more than a history of God’s interactions with individuals, peoples, and humankind in general. It was also written for the present time and addresses th... »

Why God Sent Jesus

Why God Sent Jesus

In Jesus we see what God is like. Colossians 1:15: He [Jesus] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. Hebrews 1:3: He is the radiance of the glo... »

The Gospel of John

The Gospel of John

The four Gospels of the New Testament—Matthew, Mark, Luke and John—tell the beautiful story of Jesus’ life on earth. The fourth Gospel, the Gospel of John, contains the m... »

Progress—one step at a time

Progress—one step at a time

Ask God to help you set goals and arrive at the best plan for achieving them. The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.—Psalm 3... »

1 Corinthians 13 for today

1 Corinthians 13 for today

Jesus gave us the key to true purpose and harmony when He said, “Love your neighbor as yourself.”[[Matthew 22:39]] What does that mean, in practical, everyday terms? One... »

The Ethiopian eunuch

The Ethiopian eunuch

Daniel Benjamin

A retelling of Acts 8:26–40 I could never forget the day of the operation, when I was only seven. That was when I became a royal eunuch, destined to serve in the palace o... »

Secrets to success with people

Secrets to success with people

The Bible is a rich storehouse of spiritual and practical advice, and examples of strong relationships are one of the recurrent themes. In fact, Martin Luther commented t... »

Our Humble Savior

Our Humble Savior

Born in a barn. [Mary] wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.—Luke 2:7 ESV Rejected by many. He came in... »

Power to the meek

Power to the meek

God instructs us to be meek and humble in our dealings with others … Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults bec... »

What is beautiful?

What is beautiful?

I recently did a search for how often the word “beautiful” appears in the Bible. I found out that the Old Testament is full of beautiful women. Sara was beautiful.[[See G... »