The early Christians used images such as a fish, a lamb, and a dove as symbols to decorate their places of meeting and to mark their places of burial.
The second commandment in Exodus 20:4-6... Read More
God is the Creator and Master of the natural world. Satan is only the master of illusion. He deals in hallucination and deceit. Any limited powers over nature he may possess are entirely circumscribed... Read More
Destructive behavior includes elements of both sin and “disease.” Some people are especially susceptible to particular kinds of destructive behavior. For example, men who abuse women are often reared... Read More
The relationship between parent and child is important, but it’s not as fundamental as the relationship between a husband and a wife (Genesis 2:24). Too often, though, parents feel a pull to put... Read More
The holy men of one pantheistic religion wear a gauze mask over their mouth and nose when they go outside so that they don’t accidentally ingest some tiny flying creature. They are so worried about accumulating... Read More
Most people have dreams so vivid that they seem real even after they awake. What if such powerful dream images from the subconscious mind could blend in with our waking experiences in a way that we would... Read More
Unconditional forgiveness is canceling a debt to all those who intentionally offend us, whether or not they own up to what they have done. Offering forgiveness without repentance, however, does not follow... Read More
The Bible doesn’t tell us much about dancing. Jesus said there was dancing and rejoicing at the return of the prodigal son ( Luke 15:25 ). In addition, some dancing entered into the games of children... Read More
Some believe that being submissive means to simply obey and to deny personal feelings, desires, expectations, and dreams. They think a wife is not submissive if she shares her opinions with her husband.