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Celebrate 4 Freedoms Jesus Provides

Celebrate 4 Freedoms Jesus Provides

With July 4 around the corner, thoughts of freedom are in the air. What many people don’t know is that true freedom comes only from Jesus. Even some Christians have no idea that the things still enslaving them don’t have to anymore. Basically, all “jail cells” have been opened and nothing is stopping us from being free except our own lack of faith or lack of knowledge. Learn more below about freedoms we get from Jesus Christ.
Your Brain, Neuroplasticity, and the Bible

Your Brain, Neuroplasticity, and the Bible

The human brain is currently a topic of global focus because International Brain Awareness Week is March 11-15. We can all benefit from information about improving brain health and decreasing the risk of developing dementia later in life. This annual brain awareness initiative, however, focuses more on fundraising for brain studies. A research topic that may be of particular interest to Christians is what God has to say in scriptures about neuroplasticity of the brain.
Valentine’s Day Version of WWJD?

Valentine’s Day Version of WWJD?

  “What would Jesus do?” (WWJD) is a great question to ask, including on Valentine’s...
What do Scriptures Say about Cheating on our Taxes?

What do Scriptures Say about Cheating on our Taxes?

Paying taxes to a government run by career politicians who don’t seem to answer to the people anymore can be galling, but God provides clear direction on the topic. Jesus paid taxes and we are expected to, as well. If we aren’t careful, we could easily fall into the trap of cheating on taxes because “everyone does it” or because we believe we aren’t likely to get caught. The following scriptures provide God’s point of view on paying taxes.
Helps for and Benefits of Reading the Entire Bible

Helps for and Benefits of Reading the Entire Bible

Because of the indwelling Holy Spirit, the Bible comes alive for believers. To read God’s Word from cover to cover may seem an unreasonable goal, for anyone with a busy life. The truth is, though, that many people read the whole Bible year after year. It’s totally doable, and the following are among the benefits of reading the entire Bible plus some helpful resources.
Uplifting Scriptures of Promise and Cheer for 2019

Uplifting Scriptures of Promise and Cheer for 2019

The Bible is spiritual food for Christians, and many scriptures are sources of encouragement, hope, and promise. God's Word contains precisely the messages that can lift us up when following Jesus seems like a lonely and thankless struggle. Psalm 37 alone is rich in encouragement for anyone who makes the things of heaven more a priority than things of the earth. Any of the scriptures below might provide just the uplift you need throughout the New Year.