Living in the Light

Vol. 26 Num. 2 | Jan-Feb 2016

In this Issue:

  • The Gift of Life: Through the birth of my son, God reminded me that death and sorrow are not His final plan for us.
  • Resolving Communication Conflicts: When we learn to “speak the truth in love,” we build bridges of communication with others,  instead of walls of alienation and misunderstanding.
  • Doubting Castle: Why are we sometimes plagued with doubt? How can we conquer  the formidable giant of despair? In his 17th century Christian classic, The Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan gives some answers.
  • The Hidden Half of the Gospel: How Christ’s suffering can heal yours.
  • Life Lines: Exercise Reduces Asthma.
  • Secrets of Mental Health: Evidence indicates that our emotional health is largely the result of our choices—how we choose to think and how we choose to live.
  • Music and Your Metal Health: Your choice of music produces significant effects on your brain.

  • Search the Word: Free At Last: The Bible reveals how we may receive power to overcome any sinful habit.
  • Footsteps of Selflessness: Lessons from the life of Jonathan, son of King Saul.
  • Out of the Darkness – Teenager and Depression: By reaching out to a young person, you can help them see life in positive terms.
  • Into the Light: Look away from the dark things to the benefits God has placed in your path.
  • This is My Story, This is My Song!: The inspirational stories behind some well-loved hymns.
  • These Times: Is Mary appearing to the world?
  • The Faith of Jesus: Only the faith that took Jesus through Calvary will prepare us to live through the last days of earth’s history.
  • Of Silk and Sacrifice: What lessons can Christians learn from this short-lived, little worm?
  • The Gratitude Advantage: The amazing benefits of a grateful heart!

Articles

Life Lines, Vol. 27 No. 5

SLEEP CAN JUMPSTART YOUR BRAIN The myth—“Your creative genius is at its best in the middle of the night when you should be sleeping”— is so pervasive that design students are encouraged to pull frantic all-nighters as the best way to complete long-term projects with...

Q&A, Vol. 27 No. 5

Question: What are the dangers, if any, of making comparisons between children? Answer: The Bible has much to say about dying to self. Why, then, do we spend so much time and energy promoting our children’s self-esteem? Perhaps we have confused self-esteem with...

Q&A, Vol. 26 No. 4

Question If the dead are asleep until the resurrection, how do you explain jesus’ promise to the thief on the cross, “today shalt thou be with me in paradise?” Answer The meaning of Christ’s statement in Luke 23:43 is determined by a scriptural answer to one very...

Q&A, Part II, Vol. 26 No. 5

Question Do Christians need to attend church? I often get a greater blessing worshiping at home or alone in nature. Answer We receive biblical instruction, correction, and admonition. “Let us go…to the house of the God of Jacob; and He will teach us of His ways, and...

Q&A, Part I, Vol. 26 No. 5

Question I often hear people express that all religions lead to heaven. Can people with widely different beliefs still be in heaven together?   Answer Despite the popular belief that there are many paths to heaven, Jesus plainly stated in Matthew 7:13–14 that the...

Life Lines, Vol. 27 No. 2

IS SITTING THE NEW SMOKING? Our bodies are made to move, but in today’s high-tech society, we have become accustomed to bending over our computer keyboards in a “C” formation. Studies have shown that sitting in this position for a long time can increase risk for a...

Armageddon Illusions, Vol. 26 No. 3

Are popular views about the battle of the ages seriously misguided? By Steve Wohlberg Armageddon! This frightening apocalyptic word refers to earth’s last battle. But who are the contestants? “Russia, China, or Iran against Israel” is a common reply. As the Middle...

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