Made Like Unto His Brethren

JOSEPH DAMIEN WAS a nineteenth-century missionary who ministered to people with leprosy on the island of Molokai, Hawaii.  Those suffering grew to love him and revered the sacrificial life he lived out before them. One morning before Damien was to lead daily worship, he was pouring some hot water into a cup when the water swirled out and fell onto his bare foot. Continue reading

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Fiery Darts

THERE WERE THREE types of arrows used by the military of New Testament times. First, there were plain arrows that were similar to the arrows that one would shoot from a bow today. Next, there were arrows that were dipped into tar, set on fire, and then shot through the air. Continue reading

Does It Really Matter What You Believe? by Ron Boatwright

Many people say that it doesn’t really matter what you believe as long as you are sincere.  But to believe this is to believe a lie of Satan.  If it doesn’t matter what you believe, then it doesn’t matter if you believe at all.  God’s word tells us “he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.”  God’s word tells us we must believe in Him.  To believe in God is to believe and obey every word He has given us. Continue reading