Nearer, My God, to Thee is the best-selling song on iTunes for BYU Vocal Point. This song focuses less on peace and more on the struggles in life that bring us closer to God. It's a beautiful video that shows us each member of the chorus performing live on stage.
The meaning of this song is so important to believers because it signifies the importance of God even in our bad times. This song is guaranteed to give you the chills from start to finish when you hear their beautiful voices sing together.
Watch the BYU Chorus sing Nearer, My God, to Thee below: more >>
Every day we make many decisions that can either make our day better or worse. Everything from how to go about our day, what to wear, what to eat, when to leave for work, etc. Some decisions are a piece of cake to make. Other decisions take great wisdom.
As believers we may seek in the Lord and his wisdom to make the best decision. The Bible provides us with a great deal of advice on decision making.
Below are 5 Bible verses that will improve our decision making: more >>
Evangelist Greg Laurie plans once again to give the message of hope found in having a relationship with Jesus Christ for the 25th consecutive year of large scale events he leads during the three-night "2014 SoCal Harvest" beginning Friday at the 45,000-seat Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.
Laurie told The Christian Post in an exclusive interview just one week before the event that he would like Christians to recognize its significance.
"This is something really amazing that God has done," Laurie said. "I don't know of another ongoing evangelistic event like this anywhere in the world that's happened for 25 years – a large scale overt evangelistic event. I would say don't take this for granted. more >>
Pastor Saeed Abedini has been captured in Iran for being a Christian. He got arrested back in September 2012 and has not been home since then to see his family. His children are growing up and are unable to spend time with him. After watching this video you can see they miss him very much.
Instead of prolonging this prison sentence anymore, they hope this video can reach the White House in hopes of President Obama seeing it and taking action.
Watching this video is heart-wrenching, but it's a big step forward in the right direction. Hopefully they will be able see their father home again before his 8-year sentence is up. more >>
The word of God can be a relief for someone in need of encouragement. The Bible contains many different scriptures that can be used to fulfill all needs and thoughts for the day. God never gives up on anyone and you can use that for encouragement.
Share one these scriptures with someone who needs some encouragement today:
1. "… fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." ~ Almighty God; Isaiah 41:10 more >>
With our busy lives it is sometimes hard for us as believers to have consistent daily time with God. Many times we get busy. But, the truth is no matter where we may be, we can do our best to find a nice quiet place to reach out and speak with God.
Having alone time with God and being able to collect our thoughts in a peaceful state of mind is very important. Below are 7 Bible verses that stress the importance of the Bible and quiet time with God:
Romans 12:2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. more >>