Heaven is Where Christ Is
The Bible often describes heaven not as "heaven," but as where Christ is. When you think of heaven, do you think of being with Christ?
Suffering and the Eternal Weight of Glory
How are God's people able to endure all the problems and difficulties in this life? By thinking about and knowing the eternal weight of glory that soon awaits them.
Christ Will Not Cast Out Any Who Come To Him
God the Father gave every single Christian to Jesus, and there's absolutely nothing that will cause Christ to get rid of any of His people who the Father gave to Him.
Praying for the Salvation of Lost Loved Ones
As much as we long for our lost loved ones to be saved, we can't forget that God doesn't owe them salvation, or owe us to give them salvation.
I Can’t Live Without Christ
A Christian loves Christ, loves to hear about Christ, glories in Christ, can't go on without Christ. For every Christian, the saying is always true, "For me, to live is Christ."
Everyone and No One
It is an absolute certainty that anytime the Father chooses to give someone to the Son, that person will come; and those to whom the Father gives, Christ will in no way cast out.
The Law of Christ
Download a Free PDF of the book The Law of Christ by Charles Leiter. It brings a very balanced and judicious treatment of some of the most frequently debated...
Legalism vs. Lawlessness
The term “lawlessness” does appear in the Bible, and its meaning is clear from the contexts in which it is found: “What partnership have righteousness and lawlessness...
Clarifying on The Law of Christ: Charles Leiter Interview
Does Charles Leiter deny the moral law of God? What exactly is the Law of Christ, what are the practical implications, and what are the misunderstandings about this issue?
The Fatherhood of God
Jesus gave many radical teachings during His earthly life. One of them in particular is on the Fatherhood of God towards His children. Jesus referenced God as His/our Father...
Christ Replaces Moses as a Lawgiver
Christ replaces Moses as a lawgiver, just as He replaced other Old Testament types. Moses was the shadow, but Christ is the substance.
God Being as Real in Your Life as He Should Be
What would you do different if God was as real in your life as He should be, as you know He should be?
In Matthew 11:12, Jesus describes the type of people that enter the kingdom of heaven as "violent men." He's not talking about...
Secure in the Love of God
The apostle Paul could not have endured the hardship and suffering He did without having a glimpse of his security in the love of God...
Five Common Responses of Those Whom God Uses
Who am I? You say, "I have got this weakness in this area." God says, "Yes I know, I made you like this. I gave you that weakness." God is saying that He is in control...
Understanding Spiritual Growth
Jesus taught that there is a time element involved with the believer's spiritual growth. It is often unnoticeable. Yet the believer is able to look back over time and detect growth.
Are You Proud? God Moment by Moment Upholds You
What are you tempted to be proud of tonight? Are you girls tempted to be proud of your beauty? Do you realize you could lose that in a second?
Providence: The Hand of God Over Everything
The providence of God has to do with the fact that God is looking out and taking thought for everything ahead of time. Are you in a hard situation right now?
Don’t Soften the Reality of Hell
Some say a “God of love could never punish people eternally in hell.” Well beloved, Jesus talked about eternal torment, darkness, and weeping.
The One who created the universe allowed Himself to be led around; meaning He submitted Himself to others and depended upon their guidance.
Don’t Be Scared of the Word Love
Don't be scared of the word love and overreact to the abuse that its meaning has taken in our generation. The last thing we want to do is dull down its...
Love is the Big Thing
Love is not some mushy feeling, it has to do with laying down your life for someone... it is the most costly thing imaginable to love the way the Bible talks about what love is.
Dangers in Women Counseling Men
Charles briefly considers some of the dangers of women counseling men. One of the worst things a Christian girl can do is let a lost guy know...
Love & Unity Among Calvinists and Arminians?
When you find true Christians who are either Arminians or Calvinists, you will find that their prayers and hymns are the same in that they both proclaim...
Am I Condemned If I’m Rude to My Wife?
Suppose a true Christian dies after committing a sin and they never get to confess it – would they go to heaven or hell? They answer is: they would go to heaven and not hell.
Imprecatory Psalms: Praying Judgment On Our Enemies?
The sentiment in the imprecatory Psalms is not that of an evil personal grudge, but rather of someone desiring judgment...
Miracles of Christ: Men as Trees Walking
And he looked up and said, "I see people, but they look like trees walking"... There are a lot of things that God is going to do in your life and...
Miracles of Christ: Multiplication (Feeding the Five Thousand)
Jesus feeding the five thousand was a miracle of multiplication and in it God shows us that He is able to take something little and make it into something big.
God Answers Prayer
Prayer is not just a formality, but when we pray we're asking God to do something that would not have happened unless we prayed.
Miracles of Christ: Water to Wine
Just think about it, Jesus Christ's first miracle was not at a funeral but at a wedding. It was turning water to wine. In doing so at the start of His...
Two Reasons for Spiritual Error
We find in Matthew 22:29 that Jesus gives two reasons for spiritual error that leads people to go astray. The first reason being that a person does not know...
Miracles of Christ: Overview
The ministry of Jesus was a ministry of many different kinds of miracles which could not have been fabricated. These miracles of Christ ought to make us...
“I Have Become All Things to All People”
In saying, "I have become all things to all people" Paul is not saying that he compromised in one bit of anything necessary, rather he was unbending. Yet when it came to these issues...
We Need a Greater Glimpse of Christ
The problem with most of us is we have so little glimpse of Christ. It's not that you don't know enough commandments.
“Who Kissed Me?” – The Law of Christ in Action
This reality of the law of Christ is well illustrated by an account from the life of Evangeline Booth (1865-1950), daughter of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army. As one who ministered...
Feasts Forever and Old Testament Food Laws?
If you view the Old Testament food laws as "Health Food from God", then you're missing the point of those laws. The Lord gave those food laws to...
The Law of Christ (Part 3)
The law of Christ is superior to every other revelation of law because it flows from His "new commandment" that we are to "loved as He loved." This Christlike love embodies...
The Law of Christ: Freedom From The Law (Part 2)
The Christian is not under the Law as a covenant rule of duty; he is "in-lawed to Christ." And Christ gives him a much clearer and higher revelation of duty than the Law of Moses did.
The Law of Christ (Part 1)
As a Christian, Paul is neither "under the Law" nor "without law"; instead, he is "under the law of Christ." (1 Cor. 9:20-21) That is, Paul no longer thinks of godly living in terms...
Prayer that Tears the Roof Off if Necessary
Here they said we're not going to turn back, we will tear the roof off if necessary. We're going to get him in there to Jesus. And he went home walking...
Discipleship – Exclusive Allegiance
Jesus gave a call to radical discipleship, to exclusive allegiance. The call to become a Christian is a call to have Jesus be our Lord and our God.
Searching the Bible as for Hidden Gold
"If you seek it like silver and search for it as for hidden treasures, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God."
Persistence is Necessary
Yet in these parables the Lord Jesus is telling us ahead of time that persistence is necessary in the Christian life.