BibleTalk Articles

Brief lessons and comments on Bible related subjects.
196 articles
What a Waste
Gather up the leftover fragments so that nothing will be lost.
Gaining Christ
Christianity ruined the life of Paul from a worldly point of view.
Paper or Plastic?
Some of us remember a time when you sacked groceries in big brown paper bags. They were awkward to carry and tore easily if your food poked through or they got wet. I remember using them to carry my lunch to school.
Comforting the Widows
You spend decades together as husband and wife working out your differences and adapting to an ever-changing world. The highs. The lows. Side-by-side you work through it all as a team. Then after years of forging out a life together, your loved one is suddenly gone.
Do you Believe in the Resurrection of Jesus?
Seeing the resurrected Jesus or hearing from eyewitnesses of the event is no guarantee that you will believe He is alive.
​Keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes.
Spiritual Nourishment
​This past week Kathy and I attended the Freed-Hardeman University Lectureship in Henderson, Tennessee
Is the Bible Relevant?
To be relevant, the Bible would have to address today's issues. Does it do that?
My Faith Means Everything to Me
The decision to give my life to Christ is the greatest accomplishment of my life. I love Christ and I love His church, but within the church I have met a few members with some strange ideas about faith.
What makes a person want to come to church?
Rarely does someone just come on their own unless it is someone sincerely reaching out to the Lord.
​What makes a person want to come to church?
It's normally when a friend or family member invites them. Rarely does someone just come on their own unless it is someone sincerely reaching out to the Lord.
About, the "Chosen"
I have mixed emotions concerning this latest runaway hit streaming online called the "Chosen."
The Value of Apologetics
Apologetics must be valuable because the Holy Spirit sprinkled them throughout God's word.
Lacking in Zeal?
From the front of the auditorium if you slowly pan across the room and look at the faces of those who will soon be worshipping God together, there is a passion in the expressions of believers who are grateful to be here. No words are necessary. You can see it in their eyes. There is a brightness about them.
The Right Answer
How many ounces in a gallon? Where is Smugglers Notch? In 1998 which football team beat Green Bay to win the Superbowl? Who was their quarterback? What is the difference between soul and spirit? Our heads are stuffed full of facts.
Take Time to Worship God
​What a joy it is to assemble with God's people and worship God on the first day of the week.
The Enemies of Jesus
After the birth of Jesus, Joseph is told in a dream to take Mary and their Son to Egypt to avoid the threat against his life from Herod (Matthew 2:13). In this short passage we learn a few truths about the enemies of Jesus.
What Do You Want From Jesus?
We can read in John's gospel of how Jesus fed about 5,000 people with only 5 barley loaves and 2 fish. When everyone was filled, there were 12 baskets full of leftovers!
Where Does Hope Come From?
We are well into the 21st century; 2023 is officially here. Those of us who remember Y2K feel like it was just a short time ago when in fact, the children born that year graduated from college last May.
The Five Best Choices You'll Ever Make
The Lord knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will perish.- Psalm 1:6 According to the psalmist, there are two paths in life we can take. The path we take is determined by our decisions...
God Doesn't Make Junk
Your self-perception has a major impact on your daily activities and your relationships.
A Period of Rebellion Against God
What to do when the desire for sin grows stronger than the desire to please God.
Good Morning and welcome to the Church of Christ. May God richly bless you for your dedication to worshipping Him.
Modesty is Attractive
If you are in a church service and want to suck the air out of the room, bring up modesty. Unfortunately, that word causes intense debate in the Christian community, but it shouldn't.