Articles by Larry Fox provide insight and help Christians form a biblical perspective of many spiritual, personal, social, end times and other topics. Scripture quotations are taken from the New International Version, unless specified otherwise.


Bible Reading Plans

Christian Living

Godly Character

Spiritual Authority

Spiritual Laws

The True Nature of Our Spiritual Conflict

Our Covenant Relationship with God

Christian Activism in America

Social Issues


Biblical End Times

Israel’s End-Times Relevance


Bible Reading Plans

Entire Bible

Annually read the entire Bible. View the Plan

New Testament Only

Annually read the entire New Testament once, most epistles twice. View the Plan

Entire Bible, Advanced

Annually read the entire Bible once, the New Testament twice, most epistles three times. This includes a New Testament reading every day. View the Plan

Christian Living

This Life

Understanding our eternal destiny is vital to living a God-pleasing life. Read now

Working with God

Many people think “working with God” is only relevant to spiritual activities like ministry and witnessing. This Bible study recommends having God as a working partner in whatever it is you’re doing. Read now

Scriptural Confession

Several recitations designed to conform one’s thinking to scriptural principles. Read now

Prayer Recommendations

These are prayers you can adapt when praying for America, your local economy, local Christians and your geographical region. Read now

Daily Thanksgiving

This is a statement based on Psalms 23 and 103, which you may use daily to help you enter God’s presence with thanksgiving. Read now

Daily Worship

This statement will help you focus on God in true worship. Read now

Christians, Are You Ready for This?

Are you prepared to be openly criticized, ridiculed, harassed and even confronted face-to-face in public for your Christian beliefs? If not, I’d suggest…. Read now

Is Unforgiveness Really a Problem?

To ask God to forgive our sin while we refuse to forgive others is both hypocritical and inconsistent with godly character. Read now

Spiritual Covenant, Physical Health

God has made everything we need available through our covenant relationship, so we can use what he gives us and rely on him to produce the desires results. Read now

Teaching Young People About Money

Young people can learn healthy financial habits with this plan based on biblical principles that will help them for the rest of their lives. Read now

Love the Lord Your God

The most important thing we do is love God with our entire being. Read now

Taking God’s Name in Vain

Taking God’s name in vain isn’t about using it as a profanity or swear word. Read now

What Deeply Disturbs Me

What deeply disturbs me regarding Christians (including myself) and the ineffectiveness of the American church. Read now

Godly Character

It All Began in the Garden of Eden

The most fundamental trait of sinful human nature first appeared in the Garden of Eden. Read now

Humility First

The two most important godly character traits for us to develop are humility and agape (love), in that order. Read now

Your Character, Perverted by Sin

Sin perverted or corrupted God’s creation, including human nature. Read now

Your Character, Redeemed by God

God redeems our character from its sinful condition so it functions as he intends, but only as we do our part. Read now

The Great Benefits of Testing

Our temporary trials in life can produce unimaginable eternal benefits for us if we entrust ourselves to God’s care. Read now

Spiritual Authority

Authority — The Legality of Earthly Dominion

This outline shows how Jesus restored the dominion Adam and Eve lost in the Garden of Eden to his followers, so we have spiritual authority over our earthly domains. This applies to all believers, not just spiritual leaders. Read now

Our Spiritual Authority

Jesus gave his disciples — and us — authority over the enemy’s power, even before he defeated Satan at Calvary. Read now

Our Domain

Our spiritual authority is effective in our domain, the realm or realms over which we have influence. Read now

How Our Spiritual Authority Affects our Domain

God gave us spiritual authority, so we directly affect our domains and what happens in them. Read now

The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s prayer includes an official invitation we extend to God. Read now

Spiritual Laws

Introduction to Spiritual Laws

Spiritual laws govern the spiritual realm and our temporal, earthly existence. Read now

Spiritual Law of Action and Results

All activity in the spiritual realm produces results in both the spiritual and physical realms. Read now

Spiritual Law of Blessing Israel and the Jews

God’s promise to bless those who bless the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and curse those who curse them is still in effect. Read now

Spiritual Law of Contact

God’s power doesn’t require physical contact to flow to a person, but as an expression of compassion or faith, it’s often part of the process. Read now

Spiritual Law of Exchange

The Law of Exchange is vital to our relationship with God and other believers. Read now

Spiritual Law of Faith

Unless we act on what we believe, our faith is dead and has no value. Read now

Spiritual Law of Increase

Whenever God gives us something, he holds us accountable for what we do with it. Read now

Spiritual Law of Reciprocity

We receive what we need to the same degree we give or do something for someone else. Read now

Spiritual Law of Regeneration

When we sacrifice something very important to us for the sake of God’s kingdom, we can anticipate multiplied blessings. Read now

Spiritual Law of Separation

Separation from the world and the profane is holiness, being set apart for God and service to him. Read now

Spiritual Law of Sin and Death

Everyone who violates God’s standard of righteousness will receive the judgment prepared for Satan and those who follow him. Read now

Spiritual Law of Synergy

God combines everything we experience to produce compounded benefits for us. Read now

The True Nature of Our Spiritual Conflict

The nature of spiritual conflict changed at the cross from war-like battles to legal conflicts. To function as spiritually mature believers, we absolutely must understand how God’s legal-judicial system governs both the spiritual and physical realms. Then we can use our spiritual authority to enforce God’s will and Jesus’ victory in the spiritual realm and experience results in the physical.

A Legal Conflict, Not a Battlefield

The Judge

The Prosecutor

The Defense Counsel

Entering the Court

Statutes and Evidence

Silencing the Accuser

Presenting Our Case

Enforcing God’s Verdict

Our Covenant Relationship with God

Our relationship with God is based on covenant, and we’ll understand that relationship much better when we understand what covenants are and how they work. The following articles examine important aspects of that relationship.

Entering God’s New Covenant

Covenant Terms

Covenant Identity

Covenant Blessings

Covenant Curses

Covenant Service and Protection

Covenant Authority

The Old Covenant and Law of Moses

Purposes and Results of the Law of Moses

The New Covenant Versus the Old

The Old Testament’s Value

The Kingdoms and the Covenants (chart)

Christian Activism in America

It’s Time for Christian Activism in America

It’s time for American Christians to become spiritually active and a positive influence, because many of our nation’s problems are symptoms of our spiritual ineffectiveness. This is not the time to be passive, pessimistic or confrontational. Rather, it’s time to be salt and light in our world. Read now

America’s Spiritual Civil War

America is experiencing a spiritual civil war. Christians must boldly bring God’s kingdom to earth and function as its representatives. Read now

Practical Spiritual Tactics

We must recognize the cause of social and political turmoil in America, and respond biblically. Read now

Biblical Values in the Political Realm

Biblical values supersede politics and should guide our political choices, actions and votes. Read now

It’s Us, Not Them

It’s easy for us American Christians to blame others for the many problems that threaten our nation, but most of those problems are merely symptoms. We must identify and address the fundamental problem. Read now

Responding to a Changing Culture

American society continues to change and a large part of the population no longer supports Judeo-Christian values. Our society is divided and conflict between opposing views is increasing, yet Christians should anticipate the good that will result. Read now

Wake Up and Get Ready

A new Great Awakening already is beginning and spiritual activity is escalating, as is the conflict between the godly and ungodly kingdoms. Read now

Cultural Relevance, Lost and Regained

As American Christians, we have become virtually irrelevant to our culture and people’s lives by substituting human-centered government for God. We can once again assume our responsibility, but our focus must become primarily spiritual, not just political or social. Read now

A Time of Hope and Grace

Despite the problems developing in the world, followers of Jesus can experience great hope and grace, which enables us to serve those who need our help and have no hope. Our best days are just ahead. Read now

Social Issues

A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense

Is it appropriate for you as a Christian to defend yourself? How should godly character and your life purpose affect your response to personal danger? Should you defend family members? Or strangers? What kinds of defensive measures are appropriate? The conclusions may surprise you. (book excerpt) Read now, View book info

A Biblical Perspective of Civil Disobedience

God ordained human government and the New Testament says to submit to human authorities, yet the authorities considered Jesus and his disciples criminals. What does it really mean for you to submit? Must you obey a corrupt government official or ungodly laws? This Bible study develops some clear guidelines for civil disobedience that honors God. (book excerpt) Read now, View book info


Biblical Repentance

Biblical repentance is the process of changing the way we think and what we think about – including our attitudes, values, standards and priorities – to conform to God’s. Read now

Changing Our Attitude

We have a vital role in becoming Christlike: changing our attitude or mindset. God will help us, but this is our responsibility and a key to repentance. Read now

Repenting is for Believers

The New Testament directs most of its statements about repentance to believers, and it repeatedly encourages us to repent. Read now

Believing by Choice

We decide whether to believe and what to believe, so accepting God’s truths is a matter of choice. Read now

Forgiving When it Hurts

Forgiving is a choice and it produces definite benefits. Read now

Who and How to Forgive

God shows us how to forgive those who hurt us, whether they did it intentionally or unintentionally. Read now

Thankful for What?

When we understand that God works all events together so they have a compounded benefit for us, we can be thankful in and for everything. Read now

Aliens in Human Bodies

As Christians, we’re citizens of heaven and aliens to the world’s system. Read now

An Integrated Guidance System

God uses various elements of guidance to reveal his will: the Bible, Holy Spirit, spiritual peace, circumstances, and other believers. Read now

Personal Success

Biblical success involves our becoming the people God created us to be, and using our unique character and abilities to serve him and the people around us. Read now

Being Perfect While Becoming Perfect

Perfection relates to our spiritual and mental state, not to our actions. Action is the result of perfection, not its definition. Read now

Holiness Is Integrity

Holiness is being set apart from sin and its influence, and being devoted to God and his standards. Read now

How Do You Feel About That?

As we repent, we can expect our emotions, feelings and desires to change as we become increasingly like Jesus. Read now

Proper Judgment

We must properly judge, assess or evaluate people’s conditions before we can serve them effectively. Read now

Biblical End Times


  • Beginning of Birth Pains: worldwide turmoil
  • Great Distress/Tribulation: abomination of desolation, Satan’s/world’s wrath against Israel, Jerusalem trampled 42 months, 2 witnesses
  • Cosmic Disturbance: sun black, moon red, stars fall, earth shaken, terrain changes, seas roaring; likely an earth impact
  • Day of the Lord: Lord removes the church, 144,000 Jews marked, great multitude in heaven, God’s wrath, Lord returns to set up kingdom, battle of Armageddon, Babylon destroyed, Satan into the Abyss, Jesus’ 1000-year reign, new covenant’s blessings for Israel, Satan and unbelievers to eternal punishment
  • Eternity: new heaven, new earth, new Jerusalem, God dwells with his people

Charts (PDF format)

  • Sequence of end-times events, briefly identifies key timing clues
  • Detailed chart, alignment of major Bible end-times prophecies; key timing clues identified in red

Post-Trib, Pre-Wrath Rapture

Many people believe Jesus will return for the church before the great tribulation occurs and is imminent, which is the pre-tribulation rapture perspective. This article examines scriptural evidence that it will happen before God’s wrath, but after the great tribulation. Read now

The Beginning of Birth Pains

The “beginning of birth pains” referred to in the Bible will include deception, violence, wars, food shortages, natural disasters and Middle East war. Read now

The Great Tribulation

The Great Tribulation described in Bible end-times prophecy will include the abomination of desolation, Russian and Muslim invasion of Israel, the destruction of Jerusalem. Read now

Cosmic Disturbance

Bible prophecy describes devastation by objects from space. Historic biblical accounts describe sun darkening, meteorite storms, oceans roaring, tidal waves and cosmic fire. Read now

The Day of the Lord

Understanding the day of the Lord is a key to understanding the biblical end times. Read now

Unprecedented Worldwide Awakening and Spiritual Conflict

A spiritual awakening has begun, an unprecedented move of God in which people will experience God’s nature, power and authority as never before. Read now

Authoritative Prayer Strategy for Unprecedented Worldwide Awakening

A new spiritual awakening has begun in isolated spots around the world and we can help it spread to every nation and community with prayer. Read now

America in Bible Prophecy

When we examine Bible end times prophecies, we might conclude America doesn’t have a significant role in the last days. Read now

What’s Going on in America?

There’s a period of great turmoil and uncertainty developing in America, resulting in numerous blows that will overwhelm the nation, so it’s important for us to know what is happening and why. However, this may be the American church’s finest hour. Read now

Dream: The Approaching Storm

God will allow – not cause – devastating events to occur to encourage people to turn to him. Read now

A Strategy for the Times

We live in an inherently dangerous world and end-times events are beginning to occur, so it’s essential that we honor God and his ways in everything we do. If you are uncertain what to do, we recommend the following strategy: Transform, Engage, Prepare and Anticipate. Read now

Emergency Preparations

A summary of recommendations from God’s Plan to Protect His People in the Coming Depression, by David Wilkerson (1998). Read now

World Government

What is the world kingdom of the last days as described in Bible prophecy? A world government, a revived Roman Empire, the European Union? Read now

Distinctions and Blessings

God will make a distinction between his people and the world before the end of this age. Read now

Get Ready for What’s Ahead

This is a wake-up call for the church. Read now

Why Are We Still Here?

Specific reasons Christians are still on earth during the last days. Read now

Israel’s End-Times Relevance

The People

God has plans for both the Jews and the Church. He will protect a remnant of the Jewish people through the end times and into eternity. Read now

The Land

The land God claimed as his own and promised to the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob also was known as the Promised Land by the Israelites when they left Egypt. Read now

The Capital

Jerusalem is a key to end-times events. Read now

The Festivals

The details and timing of the Jewish festivals provide insight to biblical new beginnings, God’s relationship with his people, his redemptive plan, and end-times events. Read now

The Future Wars

There is scriptural evidence for three major Middle East wars involving Israel (future wars as of 2019): the Psalm 83 war, the Magog invasion and the battle of Armageddon. Read now

A Prayer of Blessing for Israel

This is a prayer of blessing based on Isaiah 61 and 62. Read now


Children of God

Believers in Jesus are new creations, children of God. Read now

The Bride of Christ?

It is widely believed that Christians are the bride of Christ, but that may be a weak analogy at best. Read now

A Sinner Saved by Grace?

Many Christians claim we’re sinners saved by grace, but is that true? Read now

Regardless of What You’re Doing

Why we should learn to rely on God, even in our areas of expertise. Read now

Human Dignity

All humans inherit the image and likeness of God, which motivates us to treat everyone with respect. Read now

Multiplying Our Insight

The Parable of the Sower in Matthew Chapter 13 contains important insight that many of us may overlook due to the translation of a key word. Read now

We Can Recover!

Learn how we can recover from personal burnout caused by pandemic-related issues in America, such as extended lock-downs, job layoffs and civil unrest. Read now