Chapter 1: JONAH RUNS FROM GOD. He escaped from his assigned duty by going in the opposite direction. He slept in a storm at sea, the only preacher on record who admitted: “I am your problem, so get rid of me!” The mariners prayed (not to their gods, but to Jehovah). It seems he converted


“There is a time and a place for everything” (Eccl 3:1). While vacationing, you may have heard a concert pianist playing beautiful music in the lobby of a hotel. That would have been a blessing from God, and appreciation of it is from Him. This is entertainment; not worship. As such, as the song ended,


Jesus was given “all authority” from the Father (Mt 28:18). Even though He was “in the beginning with the Father” and Himself “was God” (John 1:1,14), He still was subject to the Father and did “nothing on His own” but “just what the Father taught” Him to do (John 8:28). This is also stated in


“Oh My God” is an expression commonly heard among the worldly, those who make no effort to be God’s people. It is now heard in popular TV shows, heard so often it may be concluded the people have been coached to use the expression. God’s name and the name of Jesus must be held sacred


The only one qualified to stand between God and man is Jesus. Anyone who claims to mediate between you and God, other than Jesus Christ, is a usurper, a false teacher. There is ONLY ONE MEDIATOR BETWEEN GOD AND MAN … and He is JESUS. “For there is one God and one mediator between God


To testify: The boy came to his mother with a small splinter in his finger. She worked seriously over the little wound. Why? She said because it may become infected. It could spread and even cause death. The mind is like the body. Small wounds can set up infection. Sin is like that. It is


Father, Creator of everything in heaven and on earth, we bow to give thanks and praise on this Lord’s Day. We humbly thank you for our Lord Jesus whom You raised from the dead on Sunday morning in AD 33. With Christians around the world, we meet to break the bread and drink the cup


Nearly every leading scholar of the religious world has spoken. They strongly urge that mechanical instruments of music be excluded from Christian worship. Hear what some have said: Martin Luther: “The organ in the worship of God is an ensign of Baal.” John Calvin, founder of Presbyterianism: “Musical instruments in celebrating the praises of God


[Part 1] 1 Prophesied: This kingdom was prophesied: “The God of heaven shall set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed … and it shall stand forever” (Daniel 2:44). Isaiah called it “the house of the Lord” (Isaiah 9:6-7). Hundreds of years later John came preaching “the kingdom is at hand” (Matthew 3:1-2). Jesus


Maintaining faithfulness in times of prosperity and while away from home can be a challenge. Daniel and his three young friends kept their faith in God in a foreign land, Babylon. They were captives where there were 53 temples and 80 altars and all kinds of ‘dainties’ being offered to idols. But Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach