Anybody who ever failed a test longed for a second chance . . . one more night to study . . . one more chance to make the grade.
All of us periodically suffer from the myth of the greener grass. Haven’t there been times in your life when you thought things looked better on the other side of the fence? In your drive to succeed, haven’t you dreamed of a field with less hardship and more rewards? Maybe in the face of some of your marital struggles you think life would be better if you had a different wife. Perhaps there have been occasions when you’ve climbed over a fence without looking up and getting God’s approval.
If you’ve ever longed for a better world, then you’ll have no trouble understanding why the man Jesus delivered from a host of demons wanted to follow him. For years the man had been bound with chains and kept under guard. Yet, the power of the demons enabled him to snap the chains and flee to underground tombs (Luke 8:26-39).
Okay, so a few camels have caused some archaeologists to declare the Bible unreliable. For another look at the camel problem check out the article by clicking here.
As followers of Christ we’ve been called to a life of faith. When the biblical writers spoke of faith they weren’t talking about positive thinking. Nor did they regard faith as some sort of hunch that’s followed. It’s not a feeling of optimism that things will work out for the best. Faith is being sure of things […]
Many believe that Christianity is a broad and accepting religion that would eliminate no one who sincerely seeks God. While they believe all religions have some technical distinctions, they believe all religions are basically the same. They would say, “It doesn’t matter how you get to God as long as you get there.”