If you are dissatisfied with your Christian courage, joy, and purity of heart then you should check the way you are feeding your faith.
Twelve questions and the Scripture passages that prompt them.
The Bible, for Calvin, was above all a witness of God to the majesty of God. This led inevitably to what is the heart of Calvinism.
Do we long for Christ's return or are we anxious that it might interrupt our worldly plans? Eternity hangs on this question.
A glimpse into what books John Piper aimed to complete, with God's help, on his 1997 writing leave.
Have you ever wondered what joy and hope sustained Jesus in his horrific hours of suffering?
Having an Executive Pastor seems like an ideal way of unleashing the ministries of the church and maximizing the contributions of each pastor.
A "root of bitterness" is a person who has a wrong view of eternal security.
God’s dealing with Israel was unique in redemptive history. The church cannot presume to imitate everything they did.
Five reasons why Pastor John is going to preach a sermon series on baptism.
What do the biblical references to "households" being baptized mean?
Summaries of how three major traditions view and practice infant baptism.
Certain editions of the Bible risk letting contemporary cultural pressures distort the original meaning of Scripture.
Sometimes God ordains that sin continue for holy and just reasons, which is not sin on his part.
When God predestines someone's salvation, he usually predestines a human agent too.
Twenty five questions about the significance of gender in the Bible.
Two things make God unashamed to be called our God: that he has prepared something great for us, and that we desire it above everything else.
There is a biblical order to truth and love: truth first.
Most people imagine God to be the way they want him to be, which seldom includes the possibility that they might be his enemy.
We need joyful, breathless news-bringers, not just intelligent news commentators.
Ten reasons to set aside a Friday night each month for corporate worship.
A celebration of the ministries of David and Karin Livingston and Brad and Cindy Nelson at Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Sometimes God takes a sinning saint because he loves him too much to let him go on in sin.
The cosmos exists to help you know God, the Maker. And the main message is that he is very great and that we are very small.
God is wakening people to the astonishing reality that they can be different and better in the way they love others.
"All the nations" is an essential component to the purpose, the promise and the price of world missions.
The biblical goal of a woman’s life is not to find the ultimate expression of self—whether in body or character—but to express the greatness of God.
Corporate worship will be at Bethel on Sunday so that all of Bethlehem can gather in one place to give thanks to God for the past year.
Apparent contradictions in the Bible—such as the genealogies of Jesus—have possible and plausible solutions.
You are always in a temple—your body. Therefore, always worship.
When humans celebrate Christmas, is it essentially the same as ants doing some instinctual dance?
If your desires are weak, here are thirty four desire starters.