Why did Jesus speak in riddles?

Jesus used a variety of ways to speak to people, but he didn’t use riddles. He spoke in parables and used illustrations to get certain points across, but he didn’t play mind games with those to whom he spoke. In fact, about the most important work he came to do, he was plain-spoken. Early in […]

Who was Satan and how did he get into the Garden of Eden?

At Vacation Bible School a youngster asked: Who was Satan? Another asked: How did he get into the Garden of Eden. The teacher who passed these questions along to us said that these triggered a floodgate of follow-up questions like: Why did Satan get kicked out of heaven? and Why did he look like a […]

What Can a Person do to have a Clean Heart?

There is a familiar quote that says,” Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” We know from life experiences that when something or someone becomes soiled a bath or a cleaning up is required. We wash clothes, dishes, cars and of course our bodies to keep them clean and get the dirt out. In our supermarkets, whole […]

What is the primary difference between Christianity and all other world religions?

The simple answer is, Jesus! Why? Because he alone saves. When Jesus was comforting his disciples, he explained: “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.“ John 14:6 Only Christianity offers absolute assurance of eternal life as it is a gift of God’s grace for all who by […]

Where did Moses get his information on creation and people like Noah and Abraham?

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What is Truth?

Welcome to an elite group of thinkers,” the sages of the ages;” Aristotle, Socrates, Plato, and many other philosophers who have been seeking the answer to this very question. It wasn’t until Jesus Christ came to earth that it was answered clearly and directly. Jesus said, “I am the truth.” (John 14:6) He is the embodiment […]

Where is God

Everybody asks this and the answer is actually simple and direct. He is here, right now no matter where you are or what you are doing. It’s referred to as being Omnipresent. God’s Spirit is present everywhere throughout Creation. In His great power and knowledge God created the heavens and the earth. (Genesis 1:1) That […]

What does “God’s Love” really mean?

​Agape is the Greek word used in the Bible when referring to God’s love.  Agape is one of four Greek words that are often translated as “love.” It describes selfless love of one person for another, without any romantic implications, especially love that is spiritual in nature. Some writers have described agape as the noblest […]

Do I have to choose between my Christian faith and what science teaches?

No, the Christian faith fits the scientific facts. Science now confirms that the intricacy and complexity of the design details in both the macro (cosmic) and micro (biological) Sciences point to an Intelligent Designer.  That designer is God. Recent scientific discoveries demonstrate also that evolution could not have produced new life forms on planet Earth […]

Why do people struggle to love others?

You can’t share what you don’t know personally. Have you noticed that people increasingly invest themselves in positions (political, cultural, theological) that leave no room for alternative viewpoints. It seems as if everyone is shouting and no one is listening. People who hold contrary views find themselves shunned by family, friends and coworkers. In that […]