Not everyone who says to Me, 'Lord, Lord,' shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in... More > Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?' And then I will declare to them,
'I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!'
Matthew 7:21-23; NKJV, emphasis mine
These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God.
1 John 5:13; NKJV, emphasis mine
The Bible is very clear. A lot of people who think they are saved are not, but... God also wrote “these things” so you can know for sure one way or another. Are you sure?< Less
There has hardly been a topic more relevant to living a fulfilling life than that of “character.” While it may have been important 50 years ago, it has become a crisis today.
The... More > teaching and practicing of wholesome and productive character traits has been replaced with rampant selfishness, unconstrained entitlement; and at best, a wholesale neglect.
Of course that’s not to say that all people lack character but it’s hardly an argument today that we are facing a drought of what might be considered the admirable and righteous qualities of the human personality.
I am asked “why do you have to publish a guide about desirable character traits?” That can be answered with another question: when is the last time you saw a serious effort to educate people about having a wholesome and upright character?
I trust this guide will remind you of those attributes that lead to success, peace, productivity, opportunity, and just plain old good Christian living.< Less
There is a serious need today for serious answers to serious questions about the Bible & Christianity. I do not write answers to support any specific doctrinal tradition or group. My only goal in... More > answering questions is to find out what the Bible says, explain it as best as I can and present honest opinion, being clear about what is opinion and what is specifically God's Word. Besides clear Biblical answers, I offer plenty of opinion too. There’s something in this book to “offend" just about everyone. Despite our deepest conviction, no single Christian, group or organization has perfect and complete knowledge of Scripture and Truth... including me. By the time this is printed, I WILL PROBABLY DISAGREE with some things I’ve written!< Less