Bible Study, Biblical Women

Martha And Mary A Reminder To Choose The Best!

In the small village of Bethany about two miles from Jerusalem, on the slopes of the Mount of Olives, lived two sisters with their brother. This small family group were all good friends with Jesus and enjoyed spending time in His company. The story of Jesus visiting the home of Martha and Mary, reveals the balance between service and devotion. In the interaction between the two sisters, Jesus brings a gentle reminder to choose what is best…

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Christian Living

10 Top Christian Podcasts on Spotify To Strengthen Our Faith!

Have you listened to any Christian podcasts recently? There is a great selection available on Spotify, a free App that is available to download to your phone, tablet, or computer. They have a broad ’Religion & Spirituality’ category which can make it time-consuming to search and find something good to listen to. But, I have created a list here of some of the best Christian podcasts on Spotify – these are my favorites!

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Bible Study

10 Themes In The Book of James A Practical Guidebook

The Biblical book of James is a guide for Christians through all generations. We live in the reality of a sin-filled world and it is full of help and advice that draws us closer to the Lord. The themes in the book of James focus on growing and maturing our faith through the highs and lows of life. They combine spiritual wisdom with practical application for a faith-filled life!

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Christian Living

If God Does Not Show Partiality Neither Should We

The early church was initially made up of predominantly Jewish Christians. But the heart of the gospel message required a seismic shift in their way of thinking. What their culture and tradition had embedded within them was blown away by God’s grace. This new life in Christ and the royal law of His kingdom was transformational. They began to realize that God does not show partiality, and so neither should we!

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Christian Living

Consider It Pure Joy When Faced With Trials?

There are many self-help techniques today that encourage us to stay calm in the middle of life’s trials. Keep calm and carry on has become a popular slogan for difficult and trying circumstances. In the Book of James, however, the author says something quite startling. We are to consider it pure joy, all joy, or nothing but joy when we are faced with trials and tribulations. But how is it possible to find joy through adversity?

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Christian Living

Who Wrote The Book of James A Practical Guide For Christians?

The book of James in the Bible is a letter that consists of five short chapters. Each one is packed with practical advice for Christian living. The author acknowledges the fact that life is not always straightforward. But he brings encouragement for us to live with an active enduring faith. The emphasis is on a consistent lifestyle, and a faith that works. There is much that is similar to the teachings of Jesus, so who wrote the book of James?

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