Can We Trust the Bible?

Rev. David Bast

READ : a:0:{} In recent months publicity surrounding the so-called Gospel of Judas and Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code have questioned the credibility of the Bible. David Bast addresses this challenge in two special programs which feature discussion with New Testament scholar Dr. Robert Van Voorst. Can we believe what the Gospels tell us about Jesus Christ? Today’s conversation …

The Secret of Contentment

Rev. David Bast

READ : Philippians 4:11-13 If someone offered you a fool-proof secret for contentment, would you be interested? If so, you’ll want to hear what the apostle Paul says in Philippians chapter 4. Do you ever feel restless or dissatisfied with your life? Well, who doesn’t? But how do you try to handle those feelings when they come? Some people turn …

Pressing On

Rev. David Bast

READ : Philippians 3:5-14 There’s an old saying: If you aim at nothing, that exactly what you will hit. So what are you aiming at with your life? Philippians 3 offers us a pretty good target. One of the surest signs of growing up is recognizing that your sense of values has changed. It’s really amazing how time alters our …

The Mind of Christ

Rev. David Bast

READ : Philippians 2:5-11 In one of the most moving passages in the whole Bible, the apostle Paul tells us what the mind of Christ is, what thought process led to his decision to become a man. It’s an attitude we need to adopt. The apostle Paul has already set before his friends in the church of Philippi the standard …

A Worthy Life

Rev. David Bast

READ : Philippians 1:9-11, 27 The word joy occurs 16 times in the four short chapters of Philippians. A life lived in Christ is a life of joy, and if you want to experience that, make it your aim to live a life worthy of him. Stephen Spielberg’s film Saving Private Ryan ends with a moving scene. The title character, …