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Despising the Shame

The cross means many things to many persons. Ultimately, it represents Jesus’s victory over sin. But Jesus was a man, and as scripture tells us, was called to endure the cross and despise the shame it represented. He was tempted in all points, just as all of us are, yet he never sinned. His endurance is an example to us …

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The Godly & The Ungodly

Who are the Godly? Who are the ungodly? Scripture shows us a clear distinction between the two, and the wide differences they hold in both principle and practice. In this teaching, we take a look at why our culture seems to maintain choosing the path of error, rather than the heavenly perspective God has proclaimed.

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You Are Held, So Hold On!

Set in the electrifying context of Philippians 3, we find this most practical truth, and the theme verse for this teaching: “Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me” (3:12). Understanding the absolute assurance of our …

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The Greatest ROCK STAR of All Time

Hey, it’s Spring! That means SUNSHINE and probably more time outdoors in warmer weather. You might even go rock climbing, or do some star gazing. The greatest “rock star” ever? Hm-m. Buddy? Elvis? Fats? Aretha? Mick? The Beatles? Your teenage son and his garage band? Nope, it’s JESUS CHRIST! How so? Well, as The Chip off The Really Old Block, …

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Conquering the Fear of Death

Have you ever seen the poster in a jail in an old western movie that says, “WANTED: DEAD and ALIVE”? No, because that would be ridiculous. In fact, there is perhaps no more stark contrast between two adjectives than the words “DEAD” and “ALIVE.” Think about the warmth and vitality of LIFE vs. the coldness, total silence and finality of …

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The God of HOPE is Also The God of PROMISE

Dear Hopeful One, Twenty centuries ago this month, GOD was very pumped! Why? Because, about 4000 years into His plan of redeeming mankind to live with Him forever in Paradise, the Creator of the universe was about to reach His intermediate goal of…THE BABY!!!—His precious Son, mankind’s only HOPE. How? By keeping the greatest promise He ever made (Gen. 3:15), …

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Speaking In Tongues

Speaking in tongues is one of the most vital things a Christian can do, so much so that God specifically says: “I would like every one of you to speak in tongues.” At the moment a person is born again by confessing Jesus Christ as his Lord and believing that God raised him from the dead, he receives the gift …

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True Christianity is Simply About Being in Love

I’m assuming you are MORE THAN SATISFIED, as that word means “content” and/or “convinced.” Those are fine qualities, but I hope you are ON FIRE. And we all know what a raging conflagration does—it spreads! It catches on to anything close to it that also has the potential to burn brightly. If you are married, I hope you are still …

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From There To Eternity

An enlightening overview of Scripture that will help you see more clearly how important we as God’s “imagers” are to Him, and what we can do for Him and the Lord Jesus. That emphasizes how vital it is for us to understand His Word, especially the fabulous truth that God has given us genuine free will. He is THE GOD …

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“THINK”

Virgil Ramey looks at the word “THINK” in regards to bringing to mind remembrance before we speak. If the teachings you find here bless you and help you in your Christian walk, please consider a donation to help us continue with our mission. Thank you!