The First Book of Samuel and the First Book of Chronicles both identify David as the son of Jesse, the Bethlehemite, the youngest of eight sons. He also had at least two sisters, Zeruiah, whose son... Read More
Franklin Graham ahead of national prayer march: US is 'crumbling,' God is only hope
As he prepares to lead a prayer march in Washington, D.C., next week, evangelist Franklin Graham said the dire problems besetting the country are ones only God can solve, and time is short.In a phone ... Read More
Pakistani Christian, jailed for seven years, sentenced to death for refusing to convert to Islam
In the depths of a squalid Pakistani jail cell – kept far from the rest of the inmate population at Lahore's District Prison – a poor Christian factory worker is awaiting execution.A judge convict... Read More
Blessings in Persecution?
Scripture Reading — Matthew 5:10-12; Acts 5:17-42The apostles left . . . rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name [of Jesus]. — Acts 5:41When we read th... Read More
What does God mean when he asks us to be holy as he is holy?
For many American evangelicals, "holiness" conjures up musty images of revival meetings, gospel trios, and old-time religion—along with stern prohibitions against drinking, dancing, and playing card... Read More