Isaac Watts penned his first hymn and the congregation liked it so much, they requested a new hymn each week. In all, he wrote over six hundred hymns.
Take this simple true of false quiz. If you answered “true” to any of these questions, you've been deceived by the ancient heresy of Gnosticism.
If Christ did not come back to life, then those who put their trust in Him have absolutely no hope. It’s as simple as that. But...He did come back to life, and now His followers get to experience all the hope that resurrection offers.
One hero of the faith who encountered adversity throughout his life is German pastor, Martin Luther. Luther faced many trials as he led the charge for the reformation of the Catholic church.
Knowing God is foundational to our existence. Apart from that knowledge, we are doomed to grope our way through a maze of meaningless earthly pursuits. Only those who know God will find their way to true purpose and meaning.
A hero of the faith who encourages me to reflect on the redeeming love of Christ as we walk through this season is English pastor George Herbert. Herbert was born on April 3, 1593, in Montgomeryshire, Wales to Richard and Magdalen Herbert.
Several principles are worth remembering. First, no one person has all the truth. Second, no single church owns exclusive rights to your mind. Third, no specific interpretation is correct just because a gifted teacher says so.
I recently began rereading through the life of Aurelius Augustine. It encouraged me to see how this early church father and theologian delighted in God’s grace and sovereign joy amid the difficulties of this world.
For nearly 25 years, Charlie has been the “voice” of Pastor Chuck Swindoll in the Arabic language, offering the grace of Christ to anyone who will receive it. And despite geopolitical unrest, he and the IFLM Arabic team will continue doing so according to the strength supplied by the grace of Christ.