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ArchiveJune 2015

Fourth of July: Thanking God for Our Freedoms

  On July 4, 1776, Congress officially approved the Declaration of Independence. In response to this momentous declaration of the united colonies’ separation from Great Britain, John Adams wrote these insightful words in a letter to his wife concerning the remembrance of this day, now known as Independence Day:

The Three Parts of Man—Spirit, Soul, and Body

We human beings are complicated. Every one of us is unique, with different backgrounds and personalities. But with respect to how God created us, we’re actually all the same. The Bible tells us in 1 Thessalonians 5:23 that we were all created with three basic parts: a spirit, a soul, and a body: “And the God of peace Himself sanctify you wholly, and may your spirit and soul and body...

What Philippians 4:6 Teaches Us about How to Deal with Anxiety as Christians

In Philippians 4:6, we’re given a seemingly impossible command: “In nothing be anxious.” Each of us has a long list of anxiety-inducing circumstances—relationship issues, financial woes, naughty children, pressure at work, no work, and so on. And in addition to our personal life, the world today seems to manufacture large-scale anxiety-inducing events—economic uncertainty, war, social...

How to Eat the Word of God

When it comes to the Bible, we’re familiar with words like “read” and “study.” But we might not be accustomed to the word “eat.” “Eating the Bible” may sound strange to us, yet God gave us His Word to be our spiritual food. So though we may read and study God’s Word, if we don’t eat it as food, we’ll be spiritually hungry and, as a result, weak in our Christian life. In this post we’ll...

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