In this message Stephen reminds us that there is no true enlightenment apart from the Light of the World. All are lost in darkness. Worse yet . . . all embrace it.
Even though God made some truths self-evident, sinful men willfully and skillfully find ways to suppress them. How do they accomplish that? In this message Stephen lays out some of the most common excuses men use to reject God.
How will God deal with people who have never heard the Gospel--such as the native tribes who can't read and have no access to a Bible? Stephen gives us God's answer to this often asked question.
Galatians 6:7 says, "Whatever one sows, that he will also reap." Unfortunately many people ignore the truth of this spiritual law until it's too late. So instead of waiting for experience to remind you just how devastating sin is, let this message serve as your reminder.
In Proverbs 5:7, Solomon warns us to stop flirting with sexual temptation and start fighting it. And in our culture that is becoming more pornographic by the day, it's imperative we heed this warning now . . . before it's too late.
When you ask the question today, "What is God's will for my life?" have you considered the fact that God already answered that thousands of years ago? Join Stephen now as he shows you where.
There are so many contradicting views in today's society about how, when and why to discipline our children . . . so what should we do? We can start by tuning out the modern psychologists and pseudo-counselors who don't believe in God in the first place and start listening to what God, through Solomon, has to say.
God doesn't gauge your parental success on how well your kids do in school or how often they attend church or how well they're taken care of. His standard is very different. So join Stephen now to evaluate yourself according to God's Word.
Language can serve as a force of good as well as a force of evil depending on how you use it, and Solomon gives us example after example of both kinds of uses. So join Stephen now as he brings us Solomon's word . . . on words.
Ants are considered pests for a good reason! They build their houses in the middle of your yard and they sneak into your kitchen to eat your fruit and cereal! But believe it or not, ants also teach us a lot about discipline and hard work. So let's learn a big lesson from these little teachers.
The Apostle Paul once said that the resurrection is the most important part of the Gospel. Do you know why he said that? In this message Stephen discusses why the Resurrection lies at the heart of Christian doctrine and practice.
Imagine locking up a lion in a pit for a month without feeding him and then letting him out. You wouldn't want to be anywhere near that pit when that lion comes storming out! Well in Revelation 9, God opens the pit where Satan has been bound for a thousand years. When he comes out, all hell will break loose.
How do you know that the little part you see of life and what you believe about the afterlife is really the full picture? Are you certain what you believe is true? Bring your doubts to the Scriptures and discover anew why the Gospel is reliable . . . and glorious!
Some things never get old, do they? Talking about the resurrection is one of them! It is the focal point of the Gospel. Without it there is can be salvation from our sins and no hope of eternal life. It isn't the greatest miracle God has ever performed . . . but it might just be the most important.
The resurrection is a fact that unbelievers can't live with and believers can't live without. So what is the proof of the resurrection? What are the bodies of evidence? Luke gives us many.