Can “good people”¬†wind up in hell? “How can God allow nice people to go to hell and bad people to go to heaven?” We all know people whom we value, who seem like genuinely good, kind and honest. But the Bible makes it clear that even these people have sinned and fallen short of God’s […]

Living Stones in God’s House by Staff…Forerunner, September-October 2001 Related Building With Integrity God Our Provider Excitement is in the air. A tingling sense of expectation courses through the crowd. The king-King Solomon himself-is about to appear, but that is just a small part of the buzz. Israelites from Dan to Beersheba are gasping in […]

Memorizing scripture My testimony can be summed up in eight short sentences. Memorizing Scripture makes meditation possible at times when I can't be reading the Bible, and meditation is the pathway of deeper understanding. Memorizing Scripture strengthens my faith because faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of Christ, and that happens when […]

If My words remain in you John 15:1-7 "Jesus, the True Vine"…"I am the true grapevine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch of mine that doesn't produce fruit, and he prunes the branches that do bear fruit so they will produce even more. 3 You have already been pruned […]

“Faith vs. fear – what does the Bible say?”……Faith and fear cannot exist together. Faith is described in Hebrews 11:1“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see..” It is an absolute belief that God is constantly working behind the scenes in every […]

Behavior Checklist Philippians 2:14-15 Do everything without complaining and arguing, so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people. The Holy Spirit makes sure that we do not take lightly the obligation to live godly lives. […]

Don't worry Matthew 6:24-34"No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.…"That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life-whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes […]