Do you know that the Bible doesn't provide a specific "age of accountability?" Do you know what the Bible teaches about infants who die, and whether a child can become a child of God? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider some important Bible verses on this very important topic.
How can you know and how can you be sure that God is calling you to be a pastor? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in looking at some key Bible thoughts to answer this very special question. Is God calling you to be a pastor?
As a child of God, when you find yourself stuck in a pattern of sinful choices, is it a long way back? Listen as Pastor Thomas Overmiller explains the simplicity of confession (1 John 1:9) as well as the reality of the consequences that result from your sin (Proverbs 28:13, Galatians 6:7).
Are you a monergist or a synergist? Are you a Calvinist or an Arminian? Do you believe that God is entirely sovereign? Do you believe that a man or woman is entirely responsible for the choices that he or she makes? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in a helpful look at the importance of accepting tension in theology.
Complaining is something we do very naturally, and sometimes it seems excusable. But is complaining ever excusable? Or is it always sin? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in considering what 1 Corinthians 10:10-12 tells us about this very important question.
Sometimes we misunderstand what the Bible is saying. Revelation 3:15-16 provides a good example of this. What does it mean to be a cold or hot Christian? And why is it a problem to be a lukewarm Christian? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to learn the significance of these importance verses.
Being honest with God is a key to a healthy prayer life. When you are honest with God about where you are missing the mark, you will find yourself hitting the mark in prayer! Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in a helpful look at this important truth regarding prayer from Luke 18:9-14.
How do you feel when you have physical illness and you find out that other people are growing concerned for you? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in looking at a very intriguing case from Philippians 2:25-28 that shows the kind of attitude you should have when you experience physical illness as a Christian.
Sin produces deadly effects, always, whether or not you are a child of God. Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in looking at Romans 6:23, a verse that you may actually misunderstand. For a born-again Christian, this is an incredibly powerful truth provided by God to fortify you against making destructive, sinful choices!
If you are a born again Christian, here are two important facts. God is with you (Mt. 28:20) and He is doing things (Php. 2:13). Have you noticed Him lately? Have you noticed what He is doing? In fact, He is so thoroughly and intimately involved in your life that perhaps you overlook all of the things that He is doing in your life on a daily basis! Take a moment with Pastor Overmiller to consider what it means to notice God.
Busy days, big goals, people to meet, places to go - does this describe your life? But here is the real question, "How many people did you serve today or yesterday?" Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider why Jesus came into the world (Mark 10:45) and how this perspective can transform your own motivation for going places.
Society in general encourages self promotion. But what does the Bible say? Is it true that you discover true joy by giving priority to the advancement of others around you, ahead of yourself? Listen along as Pastor Thomas Overmiller explains and illustrates the secret to healthy relationships from Philippians 2:3-4 and other Bible verses.
If you are a born-again Christian, you have been changed by the incredible resurrection power of Jesus Christ. But how does this incredible reality affect your daily life? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he explains from Romans 6:12-13 the important connection between the resurrection of Jesus Christ in your spirit and the daily choices you make about how to use your own body parts.
Men face many spiritual challenges and James 1 highlights two of these challenges in particular. Listen along with Pastor Thomas Overmiller to diagnose whether or not you have either of these problems and to learn the importance of getting wisdom from God to overcome them.
Do listen when people talk to you? Did anyone say anything to you today that was important, but you weren't listening? Do you genuinely listen to the Word of God? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider biblical thoughts about the incredible importance of learning to listen both to God and to the important people in your life.
When you listen to Bible preaching and teaching, and when you read and study the Bible for yourself - are you a complete listener? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he explores some highlights from James 1:22-25, focusing on what it takes to be the kind of person who responds to the Word of God the right way.
How important is regular church involvement? What does it take to keep you away from church? Together with Pastor Overmiller, consider some important thoughts from Hebrews 10:23-25 on this very important topic.
Are you filled with the Spirit? What does it mean to be filled with the Spirit? And what are the results of being filled with the Spirit? Listen along as Pastor Thomas Overmiller explores this important question by looking carefully at Ephesians 5:18 and the helpful phrases that surround it.
Which best portrays your life– a pinball game or a chess match? Ephesians 5:15 encourages you to carry out the activities of your day in a circumspect way. What does circumspect mean? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider some helpful thoughts about what it means to live a thoughtfully and victoriously in your daily routine.
What does mean to be perfect? What does it mean to be holy? To be pure? When Jesus tells me to be just as perfect as God the Father, what does He mean? Is this really possible? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he considers some biblical thoughts on this challenging topic.