Why did God let Job suffer?

The book of Job is probably the oldest book in the Bible and is considered by scholars to be the oldest piece of literature to survive into the present. Some say it is an allegory, but many Biblical scholars note that Job is spoken of in the Ezekiel as a real person like Noah and […]

Where does God reside?

Where does God reside? God doesn’t live anywhere. He is everywhere or omnipresent.  It’s a concept that is hard for us to comprehend since we are not God.  However, once we recognize that God is a transcendent being and operates outside of time and space, it is easy to understand that God can be involved […]

Can a Christian become demon-possessed?

The simple answer is, no. But the forces of evil can both influence and tempt you, even if you are a Christ-follower. As a child of God, with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, you are protected from any inroads of demons. In John’s gospel, he reminds us that “Greater is he that is in […]

What does it mean to let your light shine?

What does it mean to let your light shine? As youngsters in Sunday School, we learned a song, “This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine…” and we would raise an upstretched finger, pretending it was a candle.  When we sang a verse about Satan blowing it out, or another about hiding […]

Should a Christian make New Year’s Resolutions?

Yes. Resolving to do something is part of human nature. Giving up a bad habit, improving fitness, eating healthier, improving relationships can all be very helpful. However, just saying you’re going to do something, without having a plan to achieve the goal, is foolhardy, and the surest way to fail. A New Year’s resolution has […]