Does God Still Speak to Us through Dreams?

There are many examples in Scripture, primarily in the Old Testament, where God has spoken to individuals through dreams. Obvious examples are Joseph (Genesis 37-44) and Daniel (Daniel 2, 7). In the New Testament we see another Joseph (Matthew 1:20-25), and Pontius Pilate’s wife (Matthew 27:19).   In modern time, we hear many stories of Jesus…

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Psalm 25: A Prayer for the New Year

“In you, Lord my God, I put my trust. I trust in you; do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me. No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.” (Psalm 25:1-3) “Show me your ways, Lord,…

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The Gifts of Christmas

“The giving of gifts is a natural response to Jesus’ stupendous act of self-giving, when he laid aside his glory and was born into the human race.”[1] “At the heart of it all should be the reminder that Jesus came to earth as God’s ultimate gift—our Redeemer and Savior. We have the opportunity to have…

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My Response to God’s Gift

It should come as no surprise to you that we at the John Ankerberg Show would focus our attention on God’s incredible gift as described in John 3:16 during this Christmas season. This is such a familiar verse that you might be tempted to just skip over it instead of reading it. But don’t! Here…

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Psalm 139 – A Prayer of Thanksgiving

Verses 1-6 Dear Omniscient Father, you know everything about me. Even the things I might want to keep hidden from you. You dig down into every nook and cranny of my life, my thoughts, my actions, my feelings. You know them all, yet you still love me. You still hem me in, keeping your hand…

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Should Christians Support the Modern State of Israel?

Over the last weekend, the Palestinian militant group Hamas initiated a surprise attack within Israel, resulting in hundreds of fatalities and numerous hostages. This unexpected violation of the border, involving militants infiltrating Israeli communities and military bases, has stunned Israel and led to their declaration of war. The assault represents one of the most lethal…

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Happy Labor Day

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Labor Day holiday “is rooted in the late nineteenth century, when labor activists pushed for a federal holiday to recognize the many contributions workers have made to America’s strength, prosperity, and well-being.”[1] It’s certainly not a religious holiday by any stretch of the imagination. But the Bible…

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Celebrating Father’s Day in the Book of Proverbs

Father’s Day is a special day to honor and celebrate the fathers in our lives for their love, support, and guidance. It is a time to appreciate the sacrifices they have made and the lessons they have taught us.  This year, I have been reflecting on how the book of Proverbs highlights the important role…

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