“A man without self-control is like a city broken into a left without walls” (Proverbs 25:28). We taught that verse early to our children as a means of instructing them concerning the importance of learning and exercising self-control. In the ancient world, cities were surrounded
Several years ago, Canadian illusionist Darcy Oake took the stage at Britain’s Got Talent (BGT). An empty bird cage stood behind his right shoulder as he introduced himself to the judges and audience. He began his audition by holding aloft a white feather and striking
On 26 April 2005, 32-year-old Jennifer Wilbanks disappeared from her home in Duluth, Georgia, just four days before her wedding. The disappearance sparked a nationwide search and a great deal of speculation as to what had happened, including suspicions that her fiancé had murdered her.
In a world overtaken by idolatry and abuses, believers need to stand firm on the truth that can set men free. So often, compromise and the fear of man cause Christians to stumble, instead of stand. The characters of 1 Kings 18 give us a