If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. That man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all he does.
January, 2017, Volume 16 Issue 01
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Notes from Nancy
"Translation is interpretation," said Kenneth Bailey. It is often the case a word from one language does not have an exact corresponding word in another language. ...more
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Women in Christ Commentary: He Who Doubts
Doubt is one of the greatest enemies of our faith, along with fear (topic of the December 2016 issue), discouragement and disobedience (to God). This doubt is not an intellectual doubt; we should have proof or evidence of what we believe is factual or true (Acts 17:11). ...more
Bible Study Guide: Believe and Not Doubt
What worldly characteristics cause us to waver in our faith? ...more
Abundance of the Heart: But As For Me
Psalm 73 was written for everyone who has ever wondered why evil men prosper and why godly people often struggle. The psalmist begins: ... more
Exhortation: Why Did You Doubt?
Jesus asked Peter, "Why did you doubt?" when Peter started to sink after stepping out of the boat to walk toward Jesus on the surface of the lake. ... more
Book Review: The Reason for God - Belief in an Age of Skepticism
Are you still skeptical that God exists? I imagine most of our readers are believers. Maybe you ran across this book review when doing an internet search; or you may know someone who is looking for answers. ...more
If you haven't yet read Guidelines for Research Reading from the first issue (January 2002), we recommend reading these brief suggestions as an introduction to the book reviews. ...more