Category Archives: bible study

the first Adam and the last Adam

One failed and brought death on all His descendants. The other was faithful, bringing life through His death and resurrection. And if we take the time to read Scripture more carefully, we see how deeply the parallels run. The ways … Continue reading

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The Bible and the coal basket

    The story is told of an old man who lived on a farm in the mountains of eastern Kentucky with his young grandson. Each morning, Grandpa was up early sitting at the kitchen table reading from his old … Continue reading

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the history and study of the word “easter”

A Special Study regarding the word “Easter.” Today , we will take a look at the word “Easter, and trace it back to ancient England. Today Easter is a purely Christian term, however it has a very dark past indeed. … Continue reading

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Loving God by the Book by charles stanley

Loving God by the Book Psalm 119:105-112 The number one reason people give me for not meditating upon Scripture is that they don’t have enough time. I’ve often said that we make time for what’s important to us, and a … Continue reading

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Living Above Circumstances by charles stanley

Living Above Circumstances Philippians 1:12-18 While under house arrest, Paul wrote his letter to the Philippians. The apostle could receive visitors but couldn’t travel. Despite living in a home, Paul was more than likely chained to a Roman soldier 24 … Continue reading

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The Moments that Sustain Us by charles stanley

The Moments that Sustain Us Psalm 145:1-5 When life falls apart, how do you cope? All of us face circumstances that challenge our peace—and some of these situations are very painful and prolonged. Unless we have purposeful focus, joy fades … Continue reading

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Carry the Light by charles stanley

Carry the Light Psalm 96:2-3 In the New Testament, the word lightis identified with goodness and holiness. Darkness, on the other hand, is frequently associated with unrighteousness or evil. Jesus described Himself as “the Light of the world” (John 9:5). … Continue reading

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Hearing the Call by charles stanley

Hearing the Call Acts 6:4 God has issued some dramatic calls to service. Moses heard His voice from a burning bush (Ex. 3). Isaiah saw a vision of heaven’s throne room (Isa. 6). However, a spectacle is the exception rather … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Addiction

Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? For you were bought at a price; therefore glorify God in … Continue reading

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From Alienation to Reconciliation by charles stanley

From Alienation to Reconciliation 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Separation, rejection, and alienation are unpleasant experiences that we usually try to avoid at all costs. But we live in a fallen world, so we cannot totally escape them. Isolation from other people … Continue reading

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