The phrase “the time of Jacob’s trouble” is a quote from Jeremiah 30:7 which says, “Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble, but he shall be saved out of it” (KJV). In the previous verses of Jeremiah 30, we find that the Lord is speaking…

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If given the opportunity our elected officials will strip away our dignity and identity, and we will be reduced to mere slaves. Jesus’ parable in Matthew 25:14–30 clearly teaches our responsibility to serve God with our (private) resources. The most prominent philosopher to argue in favor of socialism was Karl Marx, who taught that the driving factor behind…

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There is no doubt that persecution is a stark reality of living the Christian life. Christian persecution is to be expected: the apostle Paul warned that “everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Timothy 3:12). Jesus said that, if they persecuted Him, they will also persecute His…

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