Why is Easy Sometimes So Difficult?

“Then his servants came near and spoke to him and said, ‘My father, had the prophet told you to do some great thing, would you not have done it? How much more then, when he says to you, ‘Wash, and be clean’?’” -2 Kings 5:13, NASB

Ironically, people are sometimes more willing to do difficult things than easy. Easy things seem beneath them. Too unsophisticated. They’d rather maintain their dignity and do something challenging than humble themselves and do something simple.  Continue reading Why is Easy Sometimes So Difficult?

7 Lies About Sin to Stop Telling Yourself

The word rationalize can be defined as “rational lies.” When we sin and try to justify our actions, we’re deceiving ourselves. Our arguments may seem logical on the surface, but they’re not. They’re lies! Continue reading 7 Lies About Sin to Stop Telling Yourself

Buried and Raised with Christ

My last article ended with the question, “At what point in our faith do we die with Christ?” The answer is in Romans 6. The Roman Christians had died to sin, as verse 2 indicates.

How? When?

We see the answer beginning in verse 3.

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What is the Gospel?

The Bible is the most famous book in the world but also one of the most misunderstood. Most people don’t understand how it fits together. They see it, not a single story, but as a collection of random stories and rules. In this article series, The Big Picture of the Bible, I’ll show you an overview of the Bible message from beginning to end so you can understand how it fits together and what you must do to be saved.

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What Would You Do to Save a Single Soul?

Charles Peace was a famous 19th-century English burglar and murderer who had no regard for the laws of God or man. Through crafty disguise, he managed to evade the police for years. Eventually, they caught up with him, and he was put on trial and condemned to death by hanging at Armley Jail in Leeds.  Continue reading What Would You Do to Save a Single Soul?