“If God has withdrawn the gift of healing, how come some people seem to improve after going to see a healer?”
When I was in high school, I took an introductory course in psychology. In that class, the teacher claimed that 75 percent of all illnesses are psychosomatic. … ➡
One of the most unscriptural and unspiritual misuses of prayer is the repeating of prayers composed by others. Many members of both Protestant and Catholic churches, indeed, many sincere believers, repeat over and over again prayers that have been prepared for them to recite. Undoubtedly the greatest number of … ➡
Did you ever wonder how God could call David “a man after His own heart” (I Sam. 13:14)? True, He called him that before his horrific infractions of adultery and murder. But even after his death, God said of him that he did “keep My statutes and My commandments” … ➡
Proverbs 31:10 asks the question: “Who can find a virtuous woman…?” Webster’s dictionary defines the word virtuous as general moral excellence, goodness of character, or chaste. The end of verse ten goes on to say if you can find such a woman, “her price [or value] is far above … ➡
“In hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before the world [or, “ages”] began” (Titus 1:2).
“The Cretians are always liars” (Titus 1:12). “God… cannot lie” (Titus 1:2). What a contrast! And how reassuring to know that our salvation depends upon the Word of God, who … ➡
In the forty years of my ministry I have seen many people approach death and have seen some die.
Some, who knew Christ as their Savior, were ready, even eager, to go to be with Him. Some passed from this scene with songs or words of praise on their … ➡
“I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands,without wrath and doubting” (I Timothy 2:8).
I’m often asked if Paul meant we should literally lift our hands when we pray. Since this is how David prayed (Ps. 141:2), we know there’s nothing wrong with doing … ➡
“And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness” (Acts 4:31).
Despite the persecution, the Word of God will be proclaimed, it will grow, … ➡
“For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Eph. 3:14).
When adversity strikes, the world keeps telling us: “Don’t let it get you down,” but believers in the Lord Jesus Christ have learned that it is good to let troubles and difficulties … ➡
“Do our loved ones in Heaven remember us?”
Yes, they do. To begin with, when Samuel was called up from Paradise by the witch of Endor, Samuel remembered David and Saul and his sons (1 Sam. 28:15-19).
Also, we know that there will be recognition in Heaven because our … ➡