Should a Christian Be Perfect? Part 2

June 12, 2024    
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Should a Christian Be Perfect? Part 1

Posted on Mar 01, 2024  | 
Jesus said, “You shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.” What did He really mean by that? Pastor Doug Batchelor dives into Scripture to reveal the truth about what it means to be saved.

When You Fast

Posted on Dec 01, 2023  | 
When you hear your pastor talk about fasting, do you get a little uneasy? Do you wonder how to do a fast that would be pleasing to God? For that matter, do Christians still need to practice fasting? Pastor Doug Batchelor opens Scripture to discover the secrets of fasting and why this neglected Christian discipline is more important than ever.

The Seal of God in the Last Days

Posted on Sep 12, 2023  | 
The Bible tells us that at the second coming of Christ, there will be only two kinds of people: those with the mark of the beast and those with the seal of God. What does this mean and how does it affect you? Pastor Doug Batchelor offers profound biblical insights into this topic and how you can be ready to meet the Lord.

The Peril of the Easy Life

Posted on Jun 12, 2023  | 
We are living in a world in which people would rather hear a lie that suits their fancy than the truth which doesn’t. The Bible foretold this would happen in the last days. Pastor Doug unpacks this deadly crisis, calling Christians to stand firm for biblical truth and to live lives of active, devoted faith.

How to Be Obedient Without Being Legalistic

Posted on Dec 01, 2022  | 
Obedience is an essential element of salvation. Some frown on that idea, believing it teaches that our works are a means to being saved—that is, legalism. What does the Bible say? Pastor Doug Batchelor cuts through the confusion to offer a biblical perspective.

Seven Signs of Jesus’ Soon Return

Posted on Sep 19, 2022  | 
The Bible gives us specific signs of the times that we can expect to see as the return of Jesus approaches; their purpose is to prepare us for the most important day of our lives. Pastor Doug examines current events to discover just how close we really are.

Love Is Greatest

Posted on Feb 28, 2022  | 
The supreme directive for every Christian is to experience the love of God, which can be clearly seen throughout the Old Testament and in the life of Jesus Christ. Pastor Doug Batchelor uncovers the profound meaning of love in the Christian life and why we need it—especially when facing the last days.

Walking with the Lord

Posted on Dec 02, 2021  | 
Do you desire to be with Christ throughout eternity? Then you are to walk with Him here and now, day by day, until you reach the Promised Land. Pastor Doug uncovers what it really means to follow Jesus in these turbulent times and how you can draw closer to Him in everything you do.

Baptism: A New Beginning

Posted on Sep 01, 2021  | 
Jesus Christ died for the whole world, but that’s not the end of the story. Our response matters too. Pastor Doug walks you through what the Bible says about baptism—what it means, how it’s been misunderstood, and why it’s essential to the Christian life.

The Gift of Tongues and the Devil’s Counterfeit

Posted on Feb 24, 2021  | 
What is the gift of tongues—a practical help from God to share His gospel or a mysterious language that only God understands? Pastor Doug explores the Scriptures to provide commonsense and inspiring lessons that will help you avoid falling into the devil’s counterfeit.

What Hath God Wrought!

Posted on Oct 20, 2020  | 
A prophetic last-day movement was raised up by God in 1844 to proclaim to all the world Christ’s soon return. Pastor Doug Batchelor presents a powerful picture of God's end-time church, designed to encourage you and strengthen your faith at a time when holy boldness matters most!

How to Pray for Healing

Posted on Mar 27, 2020  | 
In His mission to heal spiritually hurting hearts, Jesus often first healed the physical ailments of seekers—and He still wants to heal people today! Pastor Doug Batchelor explores God’s concern for your physical well-being and how He desires to work with you through a faith-building prayer life.

The Rich Man and Lazarus

Posted on Oct 01, 2019  | 
Check out the most interesting facts about one of the most controversial parables in the Bible. Learn the surprising truth about The Rich Man and Lazarus.

Deliverance from Debt

Posted on Mar 01, 2019  | 
It’s a simple fact that many Christians have been living far beyond our means and are now saddled with debilitating debt. Pastor Doug provides a biblical perspective about the dangers of debt and practical steps to get free from financial bondage.

Surviving the Great Tribulation

Posted on Dec 01, 2018  | 
Are we at the threshold of end-time prophecy? Is the planet about to plunge into the great tribulation promised in Scripture? And if so, what does it mean for Christians—how should you prepare? Get real and practical Bible answers to these questions and more as Pastor Doug Batchelor explores this timely topic!

'Am I Really a Christian?' A Checklist

Posted on Sep 01, 2018  | 
Have you ever taken the test? The Bible counsels, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith.” Pastor Doug Batchelor offers ten brief but vital checkpoints to help you self-evaluate if you have been genuinely converted. No matter how long you’ve been a Christian, get ready for eye-opening results!

Worrying About Stuff

Posted on Feb 01, 2018  | 
Worrywarts? Worry lines? Worry dolls? Worried about worrying too much? Worried to death? Get the solution to this worldwide epidemic in this free article!

Staying with the Ship

Posted on Oct 23, 2017  | 
Have you ever been tempted to jump from the ship because the seas were too rough? Pastor Doug Batchelor presents the reasons why staying in the boat with the body of Christ is so important in these last days.

Finding Your Place in the Body of Christ

Posted on Jun 01, 2017  | 
Each part of the body depends on another to function properly—this is true both physically and spiritually. Different gifts among God’s people mean different roles in the church for each member. Do you ever wonder if your place is important? Find out in this inspiring, heartfelt look at the body of Christ.

A Storm Shelter

Posted on Mar 05, 2017  | 
Where is the best place to hide from destruction in these last days? Will an underground bunker keep you safe from the wrath to come? Pastor Doug examines when we should seek shelter during earth’s final events.

Once Saved, Always Saved?

Posted on Dec 05, 2016  | 
Is Calvin’s doctrine of predestination biblical—or could it actually lead a soul to eternal loss? Pastor Doug explores the ramifications of once saved, always saved.

The Power of Forgiveness

Posted on Jun 01, 2016  | 
Each one of us has actually experienced it—many of us simply haven't realized it yet. Discover the life-transforming power in the simple act of forgiveness.

The Truth About Angels

Posted on Nov 01, 2015  | 
Learn eye-opening facts about angels straight out of the Bible—their duties, abilities, and most importantly, how we should and shouldn't interact with them.

Rahab: Hero of Faith

Posted on Aug 24, 2015  | 
No one is surprised to see the apostle James’s reference to Abraham as a beacon of true faith, but why does he also include Rahab the harlot? Pastor Doug shows why this great-grandmother of King David and ancestor of Jesus is a powerful picture of salvation by faith!

A Solid Foundation

Posted on Jun 01, 2015  | 
Jesus predicted that the earthly temple would be destroyed, but He also spoke of a building that will never fall—God’s church. When the church stands on Jesus, it rests on a sure foundation, and we need a solid foundation in our lives because a storm is coming to our world.

Wakening the Slumbering Saints

Posted on Dec 08, 2014  | 
Even as we see evidence of last-day prophecies being fulfilled with alarming speed, many of God’s people are still spiritually asleep. Pastor Doug Batchelor sounds the alarm and shares why two Bible prophets—Elijah and John the Baptist—have special meaning for Christians today. Learn to be bold and fearless even in a time of rapid change!

Landmarks of Prophecy

Posted on Sep 29, 2014  | 
The Bible provides many prophetic “landmarks” to safely guide us through to the heavenly Promised Land. Pastor Doug Batchelor takes you on an exciting, faith-building fly over of these prophecy high points through history and uncovers what’s still to come!

What Do You Think?

Posted on May 27, 2014  | 
If your family, friends, and co-workers could read your thoughts right now, could they tell that you're really a Christian? Pastor Doug Batchelor explores the Scriptures to reveal just how crucial it is for Christians to think about what they think about!

New Life for a Dead Church

Posted on Feb 19, 2014  | 
Do you belong to a church that has become cold, lifeless, and mechanical? Is your congregation failing to grow—or is it shrinking month by month? Pastor Doug Batchelor shares powerful biblical insights that will help you survive and thrive in your church, whether it’s big or small, and help it to become all God wants it to be!

The Mystery of Revelation

Posted on Oct 28, 2013  | 
Revelation is one of the most spectacular books ever written. Within its pages is a kaleidoscope of bizarre beasts, mysterious women, and powerful angels. What does it all really mean? Pastor Doug Batchelor explores the heart and history of Revelation to give you the keys to better understand its message from Jesus and, along the way, introduces Amazing Facts’ groundbreaking new DVD documentary - Revelation: The Beast, the Bride & Babylon.