It's easy to focus too much on our own well-being and lose track of the world around us. But the Bible encourages us to fight that urge and turn our attention outward towards the well-being of others. In today's Understanding God's Word, Dr. Akers takes us through these instructions set down in the book of Phillipians.
It's fair to say that we have all experienced and will continue to experience times of hopelessness, even when we firmly believe in our salvation through Christ. Hopelessness is just a byproduct of being in the world, but luckily God grants us the tools we need to overcome it. In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers discusses hopeless times in the life of Paul, and how he overcame them through Christ.
What is Christianity beyond a set of rules to live by? Any diet or self-help book can give us that. In today's episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers shows what the Bible brings us beyond rules and regulations.
If God's ultimate goal is to bring us to heaven to be with Him, then why doesn't He do it immediately? What is the purpose of our continued time here on Earth? In today's episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers leads us in examining this question.
If we imagine the Christian life as a ladder that takes us from our low human state up to the heights of Godliness, how many rungs do you think that ladder would have? Do you think anyone would really be able to climb it? In today's episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers explores this 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.
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.
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.
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.