Monthly Archives: August 2012

“Should a Christian use social networking tools (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, blogs, etc.)?”


Hundreds of millions of people are running toward social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to participate in the relational components of the Internet. Are these networks the next big mission field or an enormous waste of time? Should a … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Parking”


Parking A minister parked his car in a no-parking zone in a large city because he was short of time and couldn’t find a space with a meter. So he put a note under the windshield wiper that read: “I … Continue reading

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“Is it really true that ALL things are possible with God?”


While God can do anything He wishes to do, God will not do things that would be against His holy will, or are contradictory to His purposes. He can commit no sinful act, for example, for He is 100% holy, … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Sons”


Sons A Jewish father was concerned about his son who was about a year away from his Bar Mitzvah but was sorely lacking in his knowledge of the Jewish faith. To remedy this he sent his son to Israel to … Continue reading

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“Why does God test us?”


When we ask why God tests us, or allows us to be tested, we are admitting that testing does indeed come from Him, as clearly taught in Scripture. Although we are forbidden to test Him (Deuteronomy 6:16; Matthew 4:7), when … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Forgive Your Enemies”


Forgive Your Enemies The preacher, in his Sunday sermon, used “Forgive Your Enemies” as his subject. After a long sermon, he asked how many were willing to forgive their enemies. About half held up their hands. Not satisfied he harangued … Continue reading

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“Is God’s love conditional or unconditional?”


God’s love, as described in the Bible, is clearly unconditional in that His love is expressed toward the objects of His love (i.e., His people) despite their disposition toward Him. In other words, God loves because it His nature to … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Sunday School Class”


Sunday School Class Dotty Sonshine asked her Sunday School class to draw pictures of their favorite Bible stories. She was puzzled by Little Johnny’s picture, which showed four people on an airplane, so she asked him which story it was … Continue reading

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“What is the biblical understanding of the wrath of God?”


Wrath is defined as “the emotional response to perceived wrong and injustice,” often translated as “anger,” “indignation,” “vexation,” or “irritation.” Both humans and God express wrath. But there is vast difference between the wrath of God and the wrath of man. … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Magic Radio”


Magic Radio A fellow bought a new car that set him back a bundle. Two days later, he went back to the dealer complaining that the radio wasn’t working. “Mister,” said the sales manager, “the radio is automated. All you … Continue reading

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