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Tips for Memorising Scripture with Kids

You are never too young to memorise Scripture. David the psalmist said, “I have stored up Your Word in my heart, that I might not sin against You” (Psalm 119:11). Sometimes it’s easy to take food for granted. But without it the body doesn’t get the nourishment it needs. The same is true for our hearts. …

Find the right bible translation for you

“I don’t mean to offend you, but I’ve tried to read the Bible and found it kind of dull. And yet some of my friends find it exciting. What’s wrong? Why don’t I get anything out of it?”

Going Deeper in God’s Word: A Summer Bible Study to Share

Several summers ago, while our family was vacationing at the beach, I got up early to meet the Lord before the family awakened. As I sat on the porch, watching the sun come up over the ocean and listening to the gentle crash of the waves, I seemed to hear the Lord whisper to my …

The Infallible, Everlasting Word of God

At Amsterdam ’83, evangelists from every continent of the world stood and read together 15 points that became known as “The Amsterdam Affirmations,” which provided a Biblical framework for those called to “do the work of an evangelist.” The message below is taken from Mr. Graham’s writings on Affirmation 1, which says: “We confess Jesus …

Rain from Heaven: A Springtime Study on the Holy Spirit

In the area where I live, April is traditionally thought of as the month for showers. Gardeners and farmers alike look forward to the warm spring rains that help not only prepare the earth, but soften the seeds and moisturise the roots so that plants can grow, bloom and bear fruit. Rain is essential for …

The Old Testament is God’s Word

  Jesus said to them, “Is this not the reason you are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God?” —Mark 12:24 In recent months, much discussion in Christian publications, on blogs and in other forums about the nature and divine inspiration of the Old Testament has caused alarm in some …

Mindful of the Leading of God

When God gave the law, He knew that man was incapable of keeping it. Many persons are confused as to why God gave the law, if He knew man could not possibly keep it. The Bible teaches that the law was given as a mirror; I look into the law and see my spiritual condition. …

Evidence of Jesus

Certain laws of evidence hold in the establishment of any historic event. Documentation of the event in question must be made by reliable contemporary witnesses. There is more evidence that Jesus rose from the dead than there is that Julius Caesar ever lived, or that Alexander the Great died at the age of 33. It …

Why We Have the Bible

God caused the Bible to be written for the express purpose of revealing to us God’s plan for His redemption. God caused the Book to be written that He might make His everlasting laws clear to His children, and that they might have His great wisdom to guide them, and His great love to comfort …

Word Made Flesh

On the cover of your Bible and my Bible appear the words “Holy Bible.” Do you know why the Bible is called holy? Why should it be called holy when so much lust and hate and greed and war are found in it? It is because the Bible tells the truth. It tells the truth …

Unity in Scripture

Although one can derive inspiration from any portion of the Scripture, it is better to have an understanding of the general structure of the Bible to get the most out of it. The Old Testament is an account of a nation, Israel. Out of that nation came Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world. The …

A Clear Message

The Bible is the constitution of Christianity. Just as the United States Constitution is not of any private interpretation, neither is the Bible of any private interpretation. Just as the Constitution includes all who live under its stated domain, without exception, so the Bible includes all who live under its stated domain, without exception. God’s …