When was the last time you prayed, “God, rebuke me!”? Never? You’re not alone. But would you be surprised if I told you that this was the key to unlocking the door to God’s wisdom? In this second message from the series “Proverbs: Gear for Life,” Dr. David Rhoades explores this incredible principle from God’s […]
Two weeks after U.S. Soccer announced that their men’s and women’s teams will be wearing rainbow-colored jerseys in support of gay pride month in June, one player has removed herself from the team. Jaelene Hinkle has seemingly taken a very unpopular stand on a hot-button issue. I say seemingly because she has simply stated “personal […]
Today I had the distinct pleasure to meet and listen to Rabbi Daniel Lapin. He was in Dallas to honor the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War. In that war, Israel was very much outmanned and outgunned. The old city of Jerusalem had been captured by Jordan during Israel’s war of independence in 1948. As […]
A treasure buried in your backyard. You know it’s there. It’s just waiting to be found. You wouldn’t waste any time getting out your shovel or hiring a crew to start digging. It’s already yours, after all. You just need to find it. Well, there may not be a treasure in your backyard, but there […]
“On earth as it is in heaven.” Jesus taught us to pray that way, which also requires us to think that way. Having a “heaven on earth” mindset is a powerful way to change your life. In this eleventh message from the series “The Lighthouse: Warnings from Second Peter to an Endangered Church,” Dr. David Rhoades […]
As believers, we pray, “Come quickly, Lord.” But we should not allow our prayer to turn into impatience. In this tenth message from the series “The Lighthouse: Warnings from Second Peter to an Endangered Church,” Dr. David Rhoades explores how God’s plan requires us to exhibit God’s character.
Why hasn’t Jesus returned yet? Is He ever coming back? These are the questions asked by seekers and the accusations leveled by scoffers. To answer the question, we must look back to the past, not to the future. When we evaluate the promises God made in His Word, we discover that He has kept every one. […]
If a man heard the gospel, understood it, and pretended to believe it, would you follow him? If he intentionally tried to mislead you in order to take your money, would you even listen to him? Of course not. But this is a precise description of false teachers. And this is the reason that God has judgment reserved for them. […]
Pride. Ignorance. Lust. These are the qualities that will develop in your life when you listen to the doctrines taught by false teachers. In the seventh message from the series “The Lighthouse: Warnings from Second Peter to an Endangered Church,” Dr. David Rhoades explains why bad doctrine leads to bad behavior.
From Genesis to Revelation, the Bible makes clear what each person instinctively knows in his spirit: Judgment is coming. But the very God who will be our Judge is also our Savior. Jesus died to provide mercy—a way of escape. To receive this gift, God requires of us belief. In this sixth message from the series […]