George Washington diligently recorded one miracle after another at the birth of a miracle nation: the United States of America. Like Moses of old, he desired to see those miracles remembered and retold for generations. To this end William J.
This stirring exposition brings into sharp focus why there has always been a spiritual battle between those who put their faith and trust in evolution (men such as Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins, and Bruce Waltke) and those who put their faith and trust in the Creator and the written Biblical ac
Do you notice other people? Do you realize God rejoices to be with you and He is ready to become involved in the things that are on your heart? Hopefully, knowing of His interest in you will cause you to have greater interest in others.
Husbands are strong and tender fathers, protecting husbands, and faithful providers for their homes. Yet many wives do not realize they hold a life-changing influence over their families! With just a word or a look to her husband, a wife can build her house or tear it down.
Dr. Jobe Martin knows what it is like to believe in and live on assumptions. Like agnostics, Christians too, are sometimes tempted to derive truth from an assumption. Yet many doubts can be cleared up by approaching the subject from a Christ-centered worldview. Be encouraged as Dr.
We know that Hebrews was written to Jews who knew the law well. They needed reminded of the hope Christ brought after the law. They needed reminded that He is better than the angels, than Abraham, Moses, Melchizedek, and the priesthood.
“There must be more to the Christian life.” Have you experienced this feeling before? Realizations similar to this often precipitate revivals. In this first message, evangelist John Van Gelderen defines revival as being restored to Life (Christ) again.
Kenan, Sarah, Adam, and Hannah Wilkes share some of the high hopes that they had for themselves and their future. Along the way, they found they had to mortify the flesh, surrender the desire for approval, and confess their faults one to another. Yet, God is faithful!
Many of today's Christian parents were saved midway through life. As they raise up their children (and especially their teenagers) in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, they do well to warn them and help them avoid the mistakes they have made in life.
Have you ever considered how dangerous it may be to know the truth without experiencing its life-changing work? Before rewarding us with the opportunity to glorify Him and make His truth known openly, God desires the opportunity to work on us secretly. Prayer gives Him that opportunity.
The world may be waging a fierce battle for the minds and hearts of the next generation. Yet God's purity and power are greater. We can be proactive, think preventatively and protect ourselves and our families by starting a war we expect to win.
We have often heard the saying, "Life is short". And truly it is. The Bible describes it as a vapor--and David Waller illustrates it using wooden yardsticks. But that fact alone doesn't motivate. Wisdom looks at this short life from the lengthy and limitless perspective of eternity.
Did the Lord ever make anyone without value? What would life be like if I decided to find that value in people? What would my relationships look like if right now I asked God to open my eyes to seek and actually see what He has placed in the lives of those that are closest to me?
How did Jim Elliot and his fellow missionaries bravely face certain death? How did a church congregation not deny Christ while facing menacing machine guns? In this short, inspiring message, missionary Otto Koning shares the key to “Explosive Living” for Christ!
“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God ... humbled Himself ....” Is this mind in you? For Jim Sammons, having the mind of Christ had a tangible effect on each of his family relationships.
Do we heed the warnings God sends? How high does He need to turn the volume for us to hear His voice? His quiet leading ought to be enough if we are alert. Tom Harmon's message from Numbers 22 exhorts believers to heed God’s warnings, both quiet and visible.
Otto Koning draws on his own firsthand experiences of being used by God in the spread of the Gospel face-to-face with the demon-possessed, the strongholds of superstition, and the activity of evil spirits.
Have you ever wondered what it means to seek the kingdom of God? Mike Davis explores and explains this topic. He states, “The kingdom of heaven is a way of life and righteousness is conformity with God.” Learn how the law of sowing and reaping relates to seeking the kingdom of heaven.
There could not be a more fitting capstone for the Pineapple Story series than The Weapons of Our Warfare. Found throughout Scripture, these five commanded responses make up a single, invincible tactical toolbox for the Christian soldier.
In May 2013, the six-member Cada family van turned into the filled parking lot. Brian heard his wife and oldest son exclaim together, “We’ve found our people!” Before them were 15-passenger vans, campers, motorhomes, and vehicles for carrying large families.
Handling an accusation is one thing. Handling your husband's is another. And when more people--possibly the very people to whom you have ministered for many years--are involved, it is something further yet.
What happens when one man decides to "prepare his heart to seek the law of the Lord, then do it, and teach it"? The often-overlooked details in the account of Ezra prove that there is no limit to the number of benefits such a decision may bring. God's law has application to our circumstances!
The variety of methods, customs, analogies, words and works through which God has prepared people groups for the Gospel of Christ may come across as downright strange. But this should not be surprising.
"I did not have within my own resources the ability to make it right with my neighbor!" What an awesome realization. What does it take for us to come to grips with the simple fact that our liability is far beyond our means! How much damage will take place before we take responsibility?
“He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” (John 7:38) This is the promise of Jesus to every believer. Do you experience this “living water” flowing out of you? Is there “living water” in your prayer life?
"There is no pit so deep that His great love is not deeper still." We can believe this statement when it comes from one who has been herself in that pit so deep. We identify with it keenly in our situations too.
The Marines do not require special training on fellowship and unity. Once they have owned a cause to fight for and have identified the enemies to that cause, fellowship and unity fall into place. Opposition and hardship can only strengthen their bond.
"But He giveth more grace"! Drawing from the enthusiasm of James, Peter and Paul, Tom Harmon delivers a fresh reminder of exactly where grace comes from. We are mortal human beings. Our need for the power of God is great—We need grace that is greater than all our sin.
“Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart” (Psalm 37:4). David Benham shares about his journey through professional baseball, the ups and downs of learning to serve, and finally the founding of a successful business with his twin brother.
Anna Downer does a marvelous job of explaining from her own experiences the basic prerequisites for reproducing a strong and living faith in others. She includes examples from such passages as Luke 24 when Jesus came alongside two disciples in despair to show them the Answer of the risen Lord.
Many of today's Christian parents were saved midway through life. As they raise up their children (and especially their daughters) in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, they do well to warn them and help them avoid the mistakes they have made in life.
If the Advanced Training Institute is a father's tool for raising up sons and daughters that know how to incorporate basic principles of Scripture in home and business, where does he start in using that tool?
We remember men like George Müller and the Apostle Paul for their acts of faith. Behind the demonstration of faith, however, is a walk of faith: a trusting which rejoices through increasing levels of difficulty.
The correct motivation for witnessing is not a heart focused doing what is a good thing to do; it is a heart that is motivated by the zeal of the Lord and His heart for people. Listen to this powerful message in which Comfort discloses three keys to getting on fire for the Lord.
Chris Hogan discusses four important types of decision-making that are vital for every parent to understand. He describes each one: command, counsel, choice, and consensus, revealing how each one is to be applied. He also shares practical insight how to train children to make wise decisions.
Gil Bates is a dedicated Christian, loving husband, and the father of 19 children. After committing his life to Christ while in high school, Gil’s life was completely transformed. Gil met his wife, Kelly, while attending a junior college.
Where is the “perfect ATI family”? In part one of this session, Mrs. Kay Hill discussed her struggle with trying to become that family. Outwardly, the Hills looked “good”—they did the “right” things and said the “right” words. Inwardly, however, they were struggling.