November 21, 2017

The Best Questions to Ask in Terrible Times of Terror

Matt Recker I have been asked many times in these terrible days of terror, “Why would God allow this if He is all-powerful and good? Or, “What is God doing?” Others question, “Where is God when that awful terror is happening? How can He let that happen?" These are the natural questions to ask, but […]

The Battle

George Stiekes For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty THROUGH GOD to the pulling down of strongholds. Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:4-5) You already recognize that our […]

How to Apply the Bible to Entertainment Choices Today

Brian Hand FrontLine • January/February 2014 Entertainment is not our enemy, but our Enemy employs entertainment effectively.[1] Pretending, as some Christians do, that the Enemy is either incapable or unwilling to use entertainment to accomplish his agenda is naïve at best. It may amount to a spiritual dereliction of duty. But how can we navigate […]

What Is the Point of Exercise?

Wally Morris It’s not a secret that obesity is a growing problem among Americans. I recently read that 69% of Americans are overweight. How ironic in a society that is fascinated by sports and fitness. Even small communities like the one I live in have a gym or YMCA. I have been cycling since the […]

The Bible

George Stiekes That ye might walk worthy of the LORD unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and INCREASING IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD. Colossians 1:10 Our text is very clear as to what our mindset ought to be and what our Christian lives are supposed to be all about. 1) We are […]

My Beloved and My Friend

Marshall and Gretchen Fant FrontLine • March/April 2007 “What is the problem, as you see it?” I asked the couple sitting across my desk. The answer I got was too predictable. The names and faces were different, but the situation that seemed unique to them was becoming so common to me that it was disturbing. […]

God’s Answer to Tormenting Fear

Bud Steadman Fear is perhaps the oldest negative human emotion, based on the experience of our first parents in Genesis 3:10. From the moment Adam and Eve separated themselves from their Creator through an act of disobedience, man has been haunted by fear. While there is a righteous fear of God that leads to blessing, […]

Strength for Today

A Look at the Book by Bob Jones The man who trusts God completely and with unquestioning obedience accepts God’s commands will find that in every circumstance — unfortunate though it may seem at the time — there is a golden link in the chain of blessing.

Windows: The Power of the Overcoming Life

Jeff Musgrave This edition of “Windows” illustrates the power and function of the overcoming nature of the Christian Life found in the Greek words nike, nikos, and nikao. The Presupposition of Scripture —Built in Victory “Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us” (Romans 8:37). “But thanks be […]

Devotions for the Heart (3)

selections collected by John Mincy from Keeping The Heart by John Flavel (written in 1667) [Part One] [Part Two] This article concludes excerpts from Flavel’s wonderful little book (about 145 pages excluding editorial additions in the Soli Deo Gloria Publications 1998 edition). The excerpts arise, of course, from helpful contexts. They are given here to […]