The Power Of The Gospel

Believers often think that to effectively share the gospel they need a logical and persuasive discourse that proves the validity of the faith and convinces their listener to accept Jesus. Since most of us can’t actually pull this off we are left feeling inadequate and hesitant to even try.  The Bible shows how the gospel can be presented in a simple, effective manner that every believer can accomplish.  Continue reading “The Power Of The Gospel”

Hidden or Revealed?

There are several passages in the Bible that talk about important truths being “hidden” from some people while being “revealed” to others. Seeing, understanding, and walking in truth is foundational to a right relationship with the Lord, so it is rather disturbing to read in the scriptures that some people have important truths that are kept from them. This is not a case of truth that is too complicated or too difficult to understand. It is a case of people being denied the opportunity to see and understand truth that is actually right in front of them. This does not happen indiscriminately. God does not draw straws to determine who gets it and who doesn’t. There are principles at work that determine whether truths are hidden from us or revealed to us and ultimately it is the condition of our heart that sets us up to see or leaves us blind.  Continue reading “Hidden or Revealed?”