Monthly Archives: May 2012

Question: “Is God’s love conditional or unconditional?”


Question: “Is God’s love conditional or unconditional?” Answer: God’s love, as described in the Bible, is clearly unconditional in that His love is expressed toward the objects of His love (i.e., His people) despite their disposition toward Him. In other … Continue reading

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Some Common Misconceptions


Some Common Misconceptions, Part 1 by Charles R. Swindoll Read2 Corinthians 4:4–7 Does it surprise you that being a servant of God is perilous? To some folks, serving others sounds as safe and harmless as a poached egg on a … Continue reading

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Question: “Why is it important to study the Bible in context? What is wrong with taking verses out of context?”


Question: “Why is it important to study the Bible in context? What is wrong with taking verses out of context?” Answer: It’s important to study Bible passages and stories within their context. Taking verses out of context leads to all … Continue reading

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Question: “How can I know if I have received a call to ministry?”


Question: “How can I know if I have received a call to ministry?” Answer: In the most basic sense, all Christians are called to ministry. The Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) applies to all believers. Too, every Christian is part of … Continue reading

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“The Divine Judgment” by J. D. Jones


“The Divine Judgment” by J. D. Jones Posted by Ray Pritchard Notes from Chapter 12 of Paul’s Certainties by J. D. Jones. This chapter contains the sermon “The Divine Judgment” based on Acts 1:25, “Which Judas left to go where … Continue reading

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How Will I Know When God’s the One Who’s Speaking?


How Will I Know When God’s the One Who’s Speaking? Dr. Roger Barrier During the worship service a woman whispered quietly to Julie: “I have a word from the Lord for you. You will be like the prophetess, Anna, in … Continue reading

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Question: “How can I know if the desires of my heart are from God?”


Question: “How can I know if the desires of my heart are from God?” Answer: Jesus answers this question for us: “For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander” (Matthew 15:19). And … Continue reading

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