Faith

Summer Soul Refresher: ‘Just As I Am’

This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s summer series is taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. Known as the signature song of the Crusades, “Just As I Am” is the final hymn in our series. Just as I am, without one …

Summer Soul Refresher: How Great Thou Art

This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s summer series is taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 4. O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder, Consider all the worlds Thy Hands have made, I see the stars, …

Summer Soul Refresher: What a Friend We Have in Jesus

This year, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s summer series is taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 3. What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear! What a privilege to carry everything to …

Summer Soul Refresher: Amazing Grace

Over the past few summers, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has run a series of spiritual growth articles we call the Summer Soul Refresher. This year, we’re taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 2. Amazing grace, how sweet …

Summer Soul Refresher: Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Over the past few summers, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has run a series of spiritual growth articles we call the Summer Soul Refresher. This year, we’re taking a look at five popular hymns sung at Billy Graham Crusades—and how those songs fit into our lives today. This is part 1. Great is Thy faithfulness, …

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 …

Renowned Chemist is a Bold Witness for Christ

This article was originally produced for Decision Magazine, March 2019 Acclaimed scientist, prolific researcher and innovative professor James Tour, Ph.D., is known for his work in the lab, on his computer and in the classroom. But as important and valuable as his scientific and academic contributions are, he would say that his most significant work …

Fully Surrender

“Many people say they believe on Him…But they actually never have committed and surrendered themselves wholly, 100 percent to Christ.”

Faith Produces Works

A true sacrament is not a mere creed, or ordinance, or form, but it is a life of service to God and to man. The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless. The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is …

Questioning

It is not unusual for persons in their early twenties to defect from their early teaching. The reasons are many. Perhaps their exposure to unbelief “took” better than their exposure to belief. This is often the case, for the Bible says, “The heart of man is deceitful above all things.” The human heart is as …

The Ability to Believe

It is impossible to believe anything into existence. The Gospel did not come into being because men believed it. The tomb was not emptied of Christ’s body that first Easter because some faithful persons believed it. The fact preceded the faith. We are psychologically incapable of believing without an object of our faith. The object …

Standing Firm

Daniel and his companions were tempted to forsake their godly heritage, but they refused. They even faced a fiery furnace rather than compromise. God honored their faith and mightily used them. Moses was surrounded by the luxury and godlessness of the Egyptian court, but cast in his lot with his own people. Lot lived in …