You Are the Light of the World

Jesus’ declaration in John 8:12 has a way of brightening our day in more ways than one: “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” Those are amazing, encouraging truths in a sin-cursed world that is becoming increasingly godless and dark. […]

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And Down the Stretch They Come!

Elliott Walden is a successful thoroughbred racehorse trainer. He’s the president and CEO of racing operations for WinStar Farm near Versailles, Kentucky. In 1998, he conditioned Victory Gallop to a win in the Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the U.S. Triple Crown series. Elliott says he can never tell how horses will react coming […]

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He Is Worthy

In the book of Revelation, John describes a vision of worship in Heaven. The angels gathered around the throne speak of God and Christ as “worthy.” “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power” (Revelation 4:11). “You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals” (5:9). “Worthy […]

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Power Phrases of Faith

The Bible talks a lot about faith. It defines faith: “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” (Hebrews 11:1). It stresses the critical nature of faith: “Without faith it is impossible to please God” (v. 6a). It teaches that there are two aspects of faith: […]