The joy of the Lord is our strength (Nehemiah 8:10). Paul told us to rejoice in the Lord always (John 16:33). Jesus said to be of good cheer in the midst of trouble (John 16:33). Yet many Christians find it difficult to be happy. Some have even taught tha
Paul wrote the book of Philippians after he had been in jail between two and five years. Seventeen times in that letter Paul used the words joy or rejoice. Paul's joy was independent of his circumstances.
On resurrection day, as two of Jesus disciples were on the road to Emmaus, they talked about the reports they had heard of Jesus being raised from the dead. While they spoke, Jesus Himself came to them, but they didn't recognize Him because He was in a gl
Jesus died for our health just as much as He died for the forgiveness of our sins. This has to be the foundation of our faith for healing. Many scriptures relate the healing of our bodies and the forgiveness of our sins in the same verse. Jesus went about
It is commonly believed that the apostle Paul had a sickness for which he besought the Lord for healing three times, and the Lord wouldn't heal him. From that assumption, people teach that God sometimes wants us sick. But that is not true.
More is written in the Bible about finances than heaven and hell, prayer, or faith. Jesus taught more about this subject than any other, and yet He said trusting Him in finances was the least use of our faith.
Some people live in the Old Covenant of law and judgement, while others live in a New Covenant of grace and mercy. But since both are in the Bible, should we be living in a little of both? The answer may change your life.
For many Christians, the only difference between the Old Testament and the New Testament in the Bible is a few blank pages. Experiencing God's unconditional love, which is His true nature, depends on knowing the difference.
Many believers are asking questions like these: "Can I lose my salvation?" "If I die with un-confessed sin, will I go to hell?" "Will God answer the prayer of someone who still sins?" It's time to get the answers.
The Bible says eternal life is knowing the only true God and Jesus Christ whom He sent. Eternal life begins NOW, not when we die. If we're not experiencing intimacy with God in this life, we're missing the number one goal of salvation.
The anticipation, or the constant expectation, of good is how most people define hope. But the Bible says in Romans 8:24 that hope is for that which is not seen. How can you see something that isn't there?
A large percentage of what you experience in your life is a result of what is seen on the inside of your heart. Did you know that the Bible says you can change the direction of your life by using the hope that God has given you?