In the Bible, we are told that the Church is to follow the original faith presented to it by Jesus Christ. It never needs updating. The original doctrines are eternal. But does that mean that the Church is never to adapt to societal shifts? Explore this topic with us in Up with the Times. Think ahead rather than behind.
God tells us over 360 times in the Bible, "Fear not." This command is usually related to fearing what others might do to us. God, however, tells us there is never any reason for this kind of fear. Explore the issue further in Fear or Fear Not.
As everyone knows, people are busier than ever, on a whole. This puts pressure on us to do the bare minimum on tasks, trying to get more things done. There is one area of life where we can’t afford to do that.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD TRANSCRIPT Managing Trials The Bible includes numerous trials people have endured. God tells us trials are necessary for our spiritual development. This presentation, Managing Trials, offers some
This presentation, the Days of Awe, explains the meaning, not only of the Day of Atonement in God’s salvation plan, but also the 10 day gap between the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement. These days have traditionally been called by the Jews, “The Days of Awe.”
The Bible mentions on numerous occasions the catastrophic build up to and the return of Jesus Christ. Is there a way to prepare for it? Consider the implications in Measuring the Urgency of Christ’s Return.
God tells us that Satan is a deceiver. How does he do that? Can we spot his deceptions if we know what to look for in history and prophecy? How would that knowledge transfer to understanding his deceptions now? Learn more in Resisting Deception.
Christians have always known they were to be pilgrims, a community of believers moving through life, headed in a definite direction, with a specific destination the focus. But the picture of pilgrims also has another meaning—one that becomes increasingly vital as the United States has become post-Christian.
When Philip told Nathaniel about Jesus, Nathaniel expressed doubt, Philip’s response was, “Come and see.” What a potent invitation. It changed Nathaniel’s life forever. Do you know anyone who could use a life change? Learn more about it in this presentation. Come and see.
Most Christians know that another name for the Church is “The Body of Christ.” What does it mean to be Christ’s body? How do we fit into that Body? This Holy Day, Pentecost, helps us understand the answer.
Paul uses the term, Freedom in Christ. When I finally left a corporate version of my church, I understood that term in a way that was new to me. That was quite a few years ago. Lately, that term has taken on a new and deeper meaning. I am offering it to you in this presentation.
Jesus didn’t use programs to teach his disciples how to love. Instead, he loved them one-at-a-time. The congregation is our extended spiritual environment. Will we make it a loving place? This presentation offers some thoughts on how to accomplish that goal.
If asked, “What is the basis of Christianity” nearly every Christian would answer, “the Bible.” Unfortunately, over the last 2000 years, Christianity has changed so much from the religion Jesus brought, most Christians today no longer follow His original faith and practice. So…are you a biblical Christian? And, does it matter?
Esau sold his birthright, something that displeased God. What was that all about? And what meaning might it have for us today? Learn more about it in Don’t Sell your Birthright, part of the Bible Stores for Adults series.