Quick—name three women who were prominent in the early days of American history and three who have been prominent in the modern era. From the early days we might note Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, and Betsy Ross. (Can you name more? See the 2008 book by an influential female journalist, Cokie Roberts, Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation). From the modern era, … [Read more...] about Women in the Bible Recognizing the Women God Chose to Include in His Story of Redemption
If you feel discouraged, hold fast to this: real peace is possible! Of that the Bible assures us. Here are 13 verses for understanding and finding peace that steadies us in all circumstances. Romans 5:1 “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” Ephesians 2:14 “For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and … [Read more...] about 13 Scriptures for Understanding and Finding Peace
Have you ever found the idea of studying the book of Revelation quite daunting? Have you ever thought, “Why should I study prophecy?” Because of its complexity, oftentimes people avoid examining it—with the assumption it was written only for Bible scholars and theologians—which leads for many to be uninformed, unbelieving, and uninterested in it. A while back, I met one of our … [Read more...] about What Is the Book of Revelation About?
Do you know what happened in the book of Genesis when people thought they could build a tower to the heavens and show God and others their greatness? Keep reading to find out... After the flood, God told Noah and his family to have children and spread out around the world. But instead, the people settled in one place. Then, they began building a tower so that those who … [Read more...] about The Tower of Babel Story for Kids Genesis 11:1-9
Have you ever doubted your salvation? Perhaps your faults or failures have made you wonder if God has changed His mind about you. The good news is eternal life is a gift from God, not contingent who we are, but on our believing in who Christ is. So how do we stand steadfast in this knowledge? One of the greatest ways to remain assured of salvation is by memorizing Bible … [Read more...] about An Assurance of Salvation Verse to Know by Heart 1 John 5:11