Will We Have the Freedom to Sin In Heaven? (Podcast) – Christian Article

In this blast from the past, J. Warner reflects on his first trip to Summit Worldview Academy and answers listener email related to teaching apologetics curriculum, the nature of free will and sin in heaven and the necessity of hell. Subscribe to the Cold-Case Christianity Weekly Podcast on iTunes, or add the podcast from our RSS Feed. Subscribe to the Cold-Case Christianity Radio Interview Podcast on iTunes, or add the podcast from our RSS Feed. For more information about the…

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What Incredible Hope We Have! – Christian Article

Of all the people on earth, believers in Jesus Christ have hope. Incredible hope. God gives us many promises that he will bless us in this life. He promises to meet our needs. He promises to protect us and deliver us from evil. He promises to lead and guide us. He promises to give us his joy and peace. He promises to care for us when we go through hard times and comfort us in sadness. Jesus promises to never leave…

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Questions About Death: Where Do We Go and Is Cremation Wrong? – Christian Article

Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | On this episode of the Bible Study Podcast, Travis and Wes discuss two questions from listeners that both revolve around the issue of death and resurrection. If our bodies will be raised and transformed, is it wrong for a Christian to be cremated? Also, between death and resurrection, where do our spirits reside? Though these are sensitive questions, we pray you find encouragement and…

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Angela Watkins Rivers: Sunday – Jesus Returns to Heaven – Children’s Sunday School Lesson – Luke 24:50-53; Mark 16:19; Acts 1:9-11 – Christian Article

Jesus Is Taken Up Into Heaven. The Ascension. The Disciples Commissioned. Where did Jesus go? Will people on earth ever see Jesus again? Acts 1:11 … “Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking at the sky? Jesus has been taken away from you into heaven. But He will come back in the same way you saw Him go.” Jesus’ work on earth was done. He got to go back to heaven and reign with God, His…

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Bible Drive-Thru: What time is it? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: 2 Peter 3:3-13 TO CHEW ON: “But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.” 2 Peter 3:8 How long is it from one Christmas to the next? From this summer holiday to next summer holiday? From your 10th birthday to your 11th? You know it’s only a year, yet it seems like a long time. So when we read…

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Consuming Fire – Liz Petruzzi, lizpetruzzi.com – Christian Article

His voice shook the earth and Moses trembled in terror and fear. The untouchable mountain burned with darkness, gloom and storm. What was commanded could not be borne. Then God. His voice shook earth, water, sky. Now He promises. Promises to shake not just earth but also the Heavens. A kingdom that cannot be shaken. Mount Zion, city of the living God. The heavenly Jerusalem. Thousands upon thousands of angels assemble in joy. Jesus, mediator of the new covenant. Sprinkled…

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Angelica Zambrano Mora’s Second (4th) Testimony of Heaven and Hell – End Times Christian Article

A note from admin: Before we show you Angelica Zambrano Mora’s fourth experience, we want to share a message with you. Please take time to read this first. It will bless you. Angelica Zambrano Mora (an Ecuadorian evangelist) received out-of-body experiences, dreams, and visions to share with the world since she was 17-years-old. Her main audience is in Spanish-speaking countries, but her videos have been translated into English. She had her first experience in Heaven and Hell back when she was 17.…

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Armor of God – Liz Petruzzi, lizpetruzzi.com – Christian Article

If God is for me, who can be against me? He graciously gives all things. Mercy. Grace. His Own Son. Reconciliation instead of separation. Once lost, now found. I am more than a conqueror in Christ. No weapon formed against me can stand. The Lord vindicates His servants. Strengthens and helps. Gives courage. His righteous, right Hand upholds. I will not be shaken. The Spirit He gives is not fearful. Be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.…

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Angelica Zambrano Mora’s Third (3rd) Testimony of Heaven and Hell – End Times Christian Article

A note from admin: Below this message is a translation of an Ecuadorian evangelist’s third testimony. Angelica Zambrano Mora received out-of-body experiences, dreams, and visions to share with the world. Her main audience is in Spanish-speaking countries, but her videos have been translated into English. She had her first experience in Heaven and Hell back when she was 17. Since then, she has had other experiences.  Through her testimonies, she has shared with the world how God had supernaturally taken her out…

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Angelica Zambrano Mora’s Second (2nd) Testimony of Heaven and Hell – End Times Christian Article

A note from admin: Before we show you Angelica Zambrano Mora’s second experience in Heaven and Hell, we want to share a message with you. Please take time to read this first. It will bless you.Angelica Zambrano Mora (an Ecuadorian evangelist) had out-of-body experiences, dreams, and visions, which she has shared with the world. Her main audience is in Spanish-speaking countries, but her videos have been translated into English. She had her first experience in Heaven and Hell back when she was…

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Angelica Zambrano Mora’s First (1st) Testimony of Heaven and Hell – End Times Christian Article

A note from admin: Before we show you Angelica Zambrano Mora’s first experience, we want to share a message with you. Please take time to read this first. It will bless you. Angelica Zambrano Mora (an Ecuadorian evangelist) received out-of-body experiences, dreams, and visions to share with the world. Her main audience is in Spanish-speaking countries, but her videos have been translated into English. She had her first experience in Heaven and Hell back when she was 17. Since then, she has had other…

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Bible Drive-Thru: A Heavenly Sight – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: Revelation 4:1-11 TO CHEW ON: “Day and night they never stop saying, ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.’” Revelation 4:8 Have you ever seen an angel? Have you seen Jesus? God? Heaven? Most of us haven’t. But God gave John a peek inside heaven. As we read his description, we get the feeling heaven is so incredibly magnificent, John had a hard time finding words to describe it.…

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What Does the Bible Say About the Nature and Power of Angelic Beings? – Christian Article

There are good reasons to believe in the existence of angelic beings, but our reasoning powers cannot reveal everything there is to know about these beings. God’s special revelation (in the Bible) provides us with the information unavailable elsewhere. The Apostle Paul, for example, acknowledged the existence of angelic beings and wrote about the power and influence they have in the world around us. While we are sometimes tempted to focus on the material forces we can see, Paul reminded…

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Is It Reasonable to Believe in Angelic Beings? – Christian Article

As a young man, I was intrigued by television and movie accounts of extra-terrestrial life. I was a huge Star Wars, Star Trek and E.T. fan. I’m not the only one interested in the possibility of non-human, intelligent, conscious beings in the universe. In fact, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (S.E.T.I.) Institute (at www.seti.org) continues to search the cosmos for signs of alien intelligence. As it turns out, the Bible confirms the existence of extra-terrestrial life in the universe. They’re…

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Simon Peter’s Three (3) Denials of Christ and Peter’s Three Boastful Statements in the Gospel Accounts – End Times Christian Article

Peter’s Three (3) Denials of Christ and Three Boastful Statements in the Gospel Accounts________________________________ Why the Accounts in Luke, John, Matthew, and Mark Differ on What Jesus and Peter Said When Peter Proclaimed His Loyalty to Christ When Simon Peter proclaimed his loyalty to Jesus just before Jesus Christ’s unjust trial, Peter actually proclaimed his loyalty three different times. Twice, he proclaimed his loyalty to Jesus prior to Jesus and His disciples leaving to go to the Mount of Olives…

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The End of the Story – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: Revelation 20:7-15 TO CHEW ON: “And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night forever and ever.” Revelation 20:10 When you read a book, do you ever skip to the end, to see how it turns out? Today’s reading is the place we’d go to see how the story of the Bible, the story of the…

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(Podcast) Essential Questions—Is This All There Is? – Youth Ministry Christian Article

In our physical lives, there can be a tendency to base our happiness and freedom on the materialism in front of us. But what if there is something more permanent, beyond this world and everything in it, that we can experience by investing in a relationship with Jesus and the kingdom of heaven?  Join Rick for a series exploring the essential questions everyone has and the ways Jesus can answer them. Diving into the Gospel of Matthew, we will look at how Jesus treats our “life after life.”   LISTEN TO THE FULL…

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God Has Amazing, Incredible and Unstoppable Plans For Us – Christian Article

Have you ever wondered if God has plans for your life? If God is all-knowing, then he must know what the future holds. But does God have specific plans for your life? Or is it up to you to make your plans and then ask God to bless them? God has great plans for each one of his children.  I am so glad to know this because I am not a good planner. And even if I were the best…

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Bible Drive-Thru: Come! – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

TODAY’S SPECIAL: Revelation 22:12-21 TO CHEW ON: “The Spirit and the bride say, ‘Come!’ And let him who hears say, ‘Come!’ Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life..” Revelation 22:17 “Come!” What a welcome word to hear when we’re homesick. What a comforting word to hear when we’re lonely. What a delicious word to hear when we’re hungry or thirsty. “Let everyone who is thirsty, Come”…

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What Does Christianity Teach About the Resurrection of Our Bodies? – Christian Article

Christians recognize the Resurrection of Jesus as the foremost claim of Christianity. The Apostle Paul said the Resurrection was of “first importance” because it established another important truth for you and me as human beings. The Resurrection of Jesus demonstrated the power and intention of God to resurrect all of us someday. When Jesus rose from the dead, he demonstrated not only the power of God to raise Jesus, but also the power of God to provide all of us…

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Are There Any Good Reasons to Believe in Heaven (Even Without the Evidence from Scripture)? – Christian Article

Humans have been thinking about the notion of an afterlife from the earliest of times. Some of the most popular books and movies have been written around this topic, even though few of them have been consistent with the teaching of Christian Scripture. But even without the guidance of the New Testament authors, there are good reasons to believe we will live beyond the grave. The evidence related to the existence of God and the “soulish” nature of humans ought…

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What Does the Bible Say About Purgatory? – Christian Article

My mother was a cultural Catholic for many years, and although she was quick to identify herself with Catholicism, she had a limited knowledge of the Church’s teaching. Worse yet, she wasn’t yet a robust Bible reader. When I eventually became a Christian, I found myself examining several claims of Catholicism to see if they were true. Catholics believe in purgatory, “a place or condition of temporal punishment for those who, departing this life in God’s grace, are, not entirely…

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Hope on a Hill – Liz Petruzzi, lizpetruzzi.com – Christian Article

As we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:18 This world is passing away along with its desires. Trials and temporary trouble. Hardship and loss. Worldly treasure. Citizen of Heaven, fear not. Promised is a better country, a new Heaven and earth. A city designed and built by God. Righteousness dwells there. Death,…

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Will The Sun, Moon, Earth And Sea Be No More In Heaven? – Christian Article

Tweet Will the sun, moon and seas be no more, as it says in Revelation and in the Book of Isaiah? The Word There is only one thing that has always existed and it is God. Make that the Three Persons Who have always existed forever; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Nothing else existed before God and everything that exists now owes its thanks to God. The Apostle…

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Math Question: How Many Mansions = 1 House?

Despite my continuing computer crisis, I am keeping up to date with our sister blog, Christianity 201. Unlike this one, it hasn’t passed the ten year mark, which means I haven’t granted myself permission to skip a day here and there yet; I want to be faithful to having provided a decade’s worth of devotional, if God wills. Here’s what readers there are seeing today. 2 Cor. 5:1 .NLT For we know that when this earthly tent we live in…

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