Question: I was reading through an old King James Bible that belonged to my grandparents and came across a verse in Genesis 6:6 that I do not understand. It reads as follows: “And it repented the Lord that He had made man on the earth, and it grieved Him at His heart.” I didn’t think … Continue reading Why Would God Repent?
By: Dr. Steven C. Riser Introduction: Why Is the Question of Creation So Important? Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” There’s a battle raging in our society on the subject of biblical creationism versus atheistic evolution. This battle started with Charles Darwin in 1909 and the Scopes Monkey Trial … Continue reading The Biblical Explanation of Creation
"For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth." - Amos 9:9 Every sifting comes by divine command and permission. Satan must ask leave before he can lay a finger … Continue reading I will sift the house of Israel among all nations
By: Dr. Steven C. Riser 1 John 5:21 – “Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.” 1 Corinthians 10:14 – “My dear friends, flee from idolatry.” III. What Form Does Idolatry Take in The Visible Church? The visible church (those who profess to be Christians) is opposed to the invisible church (those who are true believers) … Continue reading The Anatomy of Contemporary Idolatry 
Question: "Did Balaam's donkey really talk to him?" Answer: The story of Balaam and his talking donkey is found in Numbers 22. Balaam was a pagan prophet who practiced divination and other magic arts, led Israel into apostasy, and was identified as a false prophet by Peter and Jude (2 Peter 2:15-16; Jude 1:11). Fearing … Continue reading Did Balaam’s donkey really talk to him?
By: Dr. Steven C. Riser Introduction In an age of education, empirical research and intelligent investigation, why would we need to consider the subject of contemporary idolatry? Some might be tempted to ask, “Haven’t we evolved beyond that?” In this “age of enlightenment” it wouldn’t be an overstatement to assert that: Idolatry is the greatest … Continue reading The Anatomy of Contemporary Idolatry
[by Marian Jordan] After a heartbreaking phone call from a friend who is struggling in her faith, I decided to post the following excerpt from my book Wilderness Skills for Women. I wrote this book during my own trial of faith, a season very similar to the one my friend is now facing. I know first … Continue reading Overcoming Lies with God’s Truth
Christians throughout the centuries and around the world have prayed for God’s wisdom. We have asked for comfort, healing, direction and guidance in every situation and trial we have encountered. Many times, we have begged just to hear the still, small voice of God, telling us what to do next. While we seek to hear … Continue reading When Satan Whispers in Your Ear
Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns. … Continue reading Today’s Truth
"And I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish." — Joh 10:28 The Christian should never think or speak lightly of unbelief. For a child of God to mistrust his love, his truth, his faithfulness, must be greatly displeasing to him. How can we ever grieve him by doubting his upholding grace? … Continue reading And I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish