Does God Promise That He Will Not Give Us More Than We Can Handle?

by Robert Driskell
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Often, when someone is experiencing difficulty in their lives, someone else will say to them, “Don’t worry, God won’t give you any more than you can handle.”  The verse most often quoted to support this is first Corinthians 10:13, “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he […]

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What Does It Mean To Take Up Your Cross Daily?

by Crystal McDowell
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The cross represents pain and most of us don’t welcome pain. However pain is necessary for healing. Your physical body uses pain to alert you to deal with an infection, otherwise you could die. The pain of the cross can bring healing to your life so that you can bring glory to God in any […]

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Bible Verses For Nurses: 27 Scriptures on Caring for Others

by Daryl Evans
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At the core or heart of Christianity is the fact that we should be caring people.  If we truly believe the Word of God we know that apart from God, we are all headed toward eternal damnation.  Having a heart that cares shows that we are seeking to be like Jesus.  Jesus compassion for others […]

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Prayers Hindered: 7 Ways To Obstruct Your Prayers To God

by David Peach
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There are various ways in which prayers are hindered. Sometimes they are factors outside our control. However, most of the time the reason for our prayers being obstructed is because we are not living in obedience to the desires of God. Following are Bible verses which talk about prayers being hindered. Unforgiveness Matthew 5:23, 24 […]

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7 Offering Prayers For A Church Service

by Derek Hill
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Money, like any topic, is an issue that needs to be addressed in the church.  Jesus talked more about money than anything else in the Bible.  If you are leading an offering prayer in your congregation, read through these seven different short prayers you can pray to God before you take up the offering. The […]

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What is Childlike Faith? A Bible Study

by Robert Driskell
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It is often said in Christian circles that we should have ‘childlike faith’.  While this term is not found in the Bible, the concept is readily seen when one takes a closer look.  Jesus clearly said that there is something about the attitude of the child that is essential for admittance into His Kingdom. In […]

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Samson and Delilah Bible Story Summary

by David Peach
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The story of Samson is one of great victory on one hand and tremendous tragedy on the other. Samson accomplished the purposes of God, but also failed as a role model for us today. He is listed in the “Hall of Faith” of Hebrews 11. Nothing is said of his obvious sins and lust that […]

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An Eye For An Eye: Bible Verse and Christian Study

by Robert Driskell
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Too many people, when they hear the phrase, “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”, immediately associate it with revenge.  They believe that its message is, “whatever they did to you, you are justified in doing to them”.  However, this is not the intended meaning of this phrase as found in Scripture.  […]

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6 Prayers for the Sick: Calling Out to God

by Derek Hill
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Are you suffering from illness right now? Do you have loved ones in the hospital because of sickness right now? God is with you and He has a plan for us all. This plan also involves us praying to Him in times of need. Here are 6 prayers you can pray for the sick. It […]

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Red Letter Christians – Are Jesus’ Words More Important than Paul’s?

by Jack Wellman
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Should Christians focus on Jesus’ words alone? Are Paul’s or the rest of the apostle’s writings of secondary importance or are their writings equally important? Red Letter Bibles Maybe you have read some articles or heard some pastors say that they only revere Jesus’ teachings over Paul. Some even ignore all readings of the New […]

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