Freedom is purchased by shed blood.
Hebrews 9:14 tells us the blood of Christ purchased our spiritual freedom.
Our liberty in the United States was bought with the blood of American soldiers shed from the Revolutionary War to the present.
What is a calling? Is it something only for pastors and missionaries? Or is it for all believers? Why does the church struggle to effectively reach our society?
These questions and their answers are tightly linked. If more believers know and understand our calling, the world will be rapidly transformed.
Ron Peri addresses these issues and offers us a way forward.
The joy of the Lord is the key to a victorious Christian life. Whether it’s Nehemiah rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem or Paul sending encouraging letters from prison. Circumstances can create difficulty but they don’t inhibit God’s purpose in our life.
Ron Peri explains how Satan grasped for glory but then lost it all while Jesus emptied Himself so others would reach glory.
A great overview of Satan’s demise.
The apostle Paul found joy even in the most trying circumstances. As a prisoner in Philippi he wrote a letter of great encouragement that had significance for both the believers living in that city but for future believers for all time. Ron Peri expounds on this letter, one of his favorite books in the Bible.
Sharing your faith is not complicated. It means finding points of entry into a conversation that leads to a spiritual discussion. Ron gives a number of ways move a conversation to sharing your story of faith.
Unfortunately, one of the by-products of Covid has been an atmosphere of fear. Spiritually wise people will take precautions to avoid getting or transmitting this virus, but won’t be paralyzed by fear. Fear, for whatever reason, is a prison.
In 1857 God’s megaphone got the attention of a man in New York City. A great peril was coming upon America and Jeremiah Lanphire moved to prayer published thousands of pamphlets calling people to join him in prayer. Many people know what the Bible has to say about prayer but few pray.
Christian Nationalism. For some this is an alarming statement, binging images of the excesses of German Nationalism in the 1930’s. For others it is similar to white nationalism or racism. Yet, as Ron Peri will explain, America was founded as a Christian nation as revealed in the founding documents…
Whether you know it or not, your personal ethics drives nearly all you do. Whether a Christian or not, you have your reasons for your behavior, which may be based on Biblical values or the more convenient ethics of our times.
One of the greatest proofs that there is a God is the Jews. Persecuted, killed, dispersed, enslaved and considered rendered extinct, they have survived, even thrived. Even Mark Twain was amazed by these facts. Their preservation is worthy of a serious look.