If the Bible didn't exist, would it change anything about the reality of God? Surely not. If that's the case, is the Bible really essential to our Christianity? In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers examines that question.
It's easy to maintain our faith when all is well, but it is vital to keep faith when our lives are falling apart. In this episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers describes how God stands with us even in disaster.
When we look around this world, and at ourselves, we can see that humanity is indeed fallen. We can recall the story of Noah when God gave up on the world and wiped it out with a massive flood. We don't seem to have improved, so why doesn't he do it again? In today's episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers discusses this question.
In a moment of crisis we sometimes find ourselves frozen by indecision. Fortunately, we have the guidance of the scriptures to help us see the best way forward. Dr. John Akers discusses these important moments in today's lesson of Understanding God's Word.
Is the whole Bible the word of God, or only part of it? What about the parts that are boring? As Dr. John Akers continues his study of Isaiah on "Understanding God's Word", be prepared to see how relevant the Bible is to life today.
There is a very important truth behind today's lesson, one found throughout the Bible. Yet is one of the most overlooked truths, much to the dismay of those who fail to heed it. Dr. John Akers shares and expounds on this truth on today's edition of "Understanding God's Word".
Why should you bother checking out a bunch of dead kings? How can a virgin conceive and bring forth a son? Dr. John Akers brings this study to life as he teaches on Isaiah 7.
What would it take to get us to put God's will ahead of our own? What would it take to get us to be more concerned about others than about ourselves? Dr. John Akers leads a study in Isaiah and shares on these questions in today's edition of "Understanding God's Word".
What happens when someone rejects God? What happens when a nation deliberately goes against God and His will? Does God care? Dr. John Akers answers these questions and more in today's edition of "Understanding God's Word".
By all earthly measurements, the reign of King Solomon was massively successful. By by God's reckoning, Solomon made some dire missteps. Dr. John Akers will help us examine the difference between earthly and heavenly success in today's episode of Understanding God's Word.
We are instructed to proclaim the truth of the Gospels, but before we do, we have to make sure that we understand that truth ourselves. In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers lays out the biblical evidence of the truth of the Gospel.
What is God's plan for our lives? This is a classic question for any Christian. We do our best to follow the path that God has laid out for us, but sometimes it sure would be nice to know where that path is going! In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers addresses that question.
In today's episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers introduces us to the book of 2nd Peter, and to one of the major themes of the book: that of false teachers.
The Scripture makes it clear that we as Christians are supposed to be different from the rest of the world. But in what way? In today's lesson in Understanding Gods Word, Dr. John Akers elucidates.
The theme of 1st Peter, as we have discovered, is how to life a Christian life in a secular world. Today on Understanding God's word we reach the final chapter of 1st Peter, and Dr. John Akers shares with us Peter's final words on the subject.