Tweet When you read the Bible you are sure to come across many, many great conversations. There are Bible characters, too many to count, that speak often and there are those that almost never speak. But how about when God speaks? We can see some examples of … Read more10 Great Examples of When God Spoke and Speaks
Tweet Many Christians are familiar with and use the Romans Road presentation of salvation for sharing the gospel with others. However, there is a particular phrase in Romans 3:23 that is often overlooked or glossed over that is important to fully understand in light of salvation. What … Read moreWhat Does “Come Short” Mean in Romans 3:23?
Tweet By Nichole Nordeman David asks in Psalm 139 “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?” David goes on to list the places he’s tried and failed to distance himself from God (the wings of the morning, the farthest limits of … Read moreYou’re Here by Nichole Nordeman
Tweet Shouldn’t Christians study prophecy? How then can studying prophecy hurt a believer? The Olivet Discourse Jesus was asked about the destruction of the temple and the end of the age or the time prior to His return, so in Matthew 24 He gave some signs that … Read moreHow Can Studying Prophecy Be Bad?
Tweet Everyone experiences a loss by death differently. For Milwaukee Brewers’ first base coach, Carlos Subero, the death of his father at the young age of 46 in 1995, sent him searching deeper into God’s Word. “I was blessed to be born into a Christian family,” states … Read moreDeath Sent Brewer’s Coach Deeper Into God’s Word
Tweet Is the so-called “Last Reformation” biblical? What about the teachings of Torben Sondergaard? The Great Reformation Today, there is the New Reformation, the New Apostolic Reformation, and now, the Last Reformation. Which, if any of these, are correct? How can we know if they are true … Read moreIs Torben Sondergaard And The Last Reformation Biblical?
Tweet The Bible commands us to renew our minds, but how can we do that while we are still in the flesh? A Living Sacrifice Before we find out how we can renew our minds, we need to read the admonition from the Apostle Paul who wrote, … Read moreHow Can We Renew Our Minds?
Tweet More times than I can remember I have been asked for some ideas that would work well for a Ladies Bible study. Here are just one half dozen great ideas for you in no particular order. 1) A Study of Esther The book of Esther in … Read moreOne Half Dozen Great Ideas for Ladies Bible Study
Tweet We can think God is telling us to do or not do something, but how do we know it’s His voice and not the voice of Satan or a demon? God Has Spoken God has spoken through the Apostles and Prophets, and has left us everything … Read moreHow Can You Know Whether It’s God or Satan Speaking To You?
Tweet If we’re told to turn the other cheek, does this mean Christians cannot defend themselves? Turning the Cheek When Jesus said, “Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also” (Matt 5:39), … Read moreShould A Christian Use Force To Defend Themself?
Tweet Many who are hostile to Christianity ask, “Where was God during the Holocaust?” When God Seems Silent Have you ever felt that God was not answering your prayers or that He was silent in your life? It’s almost as if God has distanced Himself from us … Read moreWhere Was God During The Holocaust?
Tweet Most of us will encounter someone who has thought about or attempted suicide. Likewise, most of us may not know what to say or do when someone tells us they are thinking about suicide or have tried it. Therefore, it is important to get immediate help … Read more5 Tips on how to Counsel Someone About Suicide
Tweet Some believer’s actually believe that God used evolution to create life, so is theistic evolution contrary to Scripture? Jesus and the Bible Jesus did not believe in evolution. For one thing, this theory was not around in Jesus’ day and only came into existence as a … Read moreIs Theistic Evolution True?
Tweet Not long ago I read a book on parenting. Actually I was doing a book review. It was perhaps the best parenting book I had ever read. I remember lamenting how much I wish it had been available to me as a parent when I was … Read more25 Enlightening Parenting Quotes
Tweet What are signs that someone you know may be involved in a cult? What can you do to bring them out of it? Definition of a Cult A cult is defined as a particular system of religious worship, especially with reference to its rites and ceremonies, … Read moreHow Can You Help Bring Someone Out Of A Cult?
Tweet Do you know what a mission is? In Christian circles it is usually associated with some sort of work in a foreign land. However, a mission is simply an important assignment; a vocation. Every Christian has a mission. Some are called to do an important assignment … Read moreHow Do You Know Your Mission is From God?
Tweet You’ve seen the commercials, so maybe you’re wondering, should Christian’s take ED medications or other similar products? Having Faith Maybe you’ve heard of the tragic stories of fundamentalist Christian parents who withheld medical care from their child or children because they thought it showed a lack … Read moreShould Christians Take ED Medications?
Tweet When Jesus washed the disciples’ feet, was this a command for all Christians to do on the Passover? Washing of Feet The washing of feet is not new at all. In fact, footwashing can be found in Genesis 18:4 where Abraham “lifted up his eyes and … Read moreIs Footwashing Commanded?
Tweet On July 4th every year the United States of America celebrates a declaration of independence from Great Britain. This is one of the most celebrated holidays of the year as it reminds us of our choice to become our own nation. On July 3, 1776, America’s … Read moreWhat Does the Bible Say About Independence and Freedom?
Tweet Have you heard Jesus say, “If you do not forgive others of their sins, neither will yours be?” What does Jesus mean? Forgiven Much When my natural heart starts to grumble, which is seen as rebellion to God, I start to think of chapters like Philippians … Read moreIf We Do Not Forgive Others, Does This Mean God Will Not Forgive Us?
Tweet Who was Jezebel and why is her name used as an example for some people? Queen Jezebel We know precious little about Jezebel before she appears in Scripture in 1st Kings 16, where it says, “Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two … Read moreWho Was Jezebel?
Tweet When it comes to the study of humans, nearly every public college has courses on anthropology. Anthropology is a term that has its roots in Latin and Greek words that combine Anthropos- and -logy to mean the study of humans. It is not a surprise that … Read moreBible Definitions: Natural Man, Spiritual Man, Carnal Man
Tweet How can we ever be free from sin in this world? Is it even possible? No Sinless People A couple of years ago, a man who came to our church told our elder he was leaving the church. The elder asked him why, and he said, … Read moreWhat Does Being “Free From Sin” Mean?
Tweet Are you ready to look at some women in the Bible? I have listed 50 of them that you may or may not know. I have given you the Bible references as well so that you can look them up. Abigail #1 David’s sister (1 Chronicles … Read more50 Women in the Bible You May or May Not Know
Tweet Why are more churches closing than opening? What are the causes? The Cycle of Life Some churches die and it’s not the end of the world. Churches are born, they live, they might even thrive, but in time, they might finally close their doors through no … Read moreWhy Do Churches Close Or Die?
Tweet Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea apparently believed in Jesus, so what happened to the Jewish religious leaders after they placed their trust in Christ? Nicodemus We are introduced to Nicodemus in the Gospel of John chapter 3 and John is the only record we have of … Read moreWhatever Happened To Nicodemus And Joseph Of Arimathea?
Tweet Can a person develop a reprobate mind, and a mind that cannot be renewed again? A Reprobate If you have any knowledge about courts, you have probably heard about Probate Court. Probate means a court process by which a will is proved valid or invalid, but … Read moreWhat Is A Reprobate Mind?
Tweet As a child, I remember singing with my class the song We Three Kings during an elementary school Christmas concert one evening before our Christmas vacation. Of course, no public school would dare do the same today, but the fact remains that as a young child, … Read more3 Influential Kings in the Bible
Tweet Schoolyard bullies, workplace bullies, family bullies…it seems bullies are everywhere. What should be the Christian response to bullying? Schoolyard Bullies I remember being bullied in elementary school. Every school day, I dreaded getting up and going to school. It didn’t help that my mother enrolled me … Read moreHow Should Christians Respond To Bullying?
Tweet How can we receive the peace of God amidst a world full of turmoil? The World’s Peace If we seek the peace that the world offers, then it’s not the peace that is permanent, because in this tumultuous world, peace comes and goes like waves crashing … Read moreHow Can We Receive The Peace Of God?
Tweet Jared Abbrederis was undecided on the Bible verse to use for the upcoming high school state football game (2008). He was thinking of going to his “go to” verse and the one he writes under his signature now as a professional football wide receiver for the … Read moreLions’ Jared Abbrederis: God Spoke Through a Verse and a Key Chain
Tweet There is no one on this earth that has traveled through life free from dealing with disputes and disagreements. And God knows! That is why He gives us plenty of KJV Bible verses that deal with disputes and disagreements. Take a look at what I found: … Read moreDisputes and Disagreements KJV Bible Verses
Tweet There are reports of apparitions of Jesus bleeding, and Mary weeping, but are these real and if so, are they from God? Apparitions of Mary There are so many reports about apparitions of Mary that we can’t possibly cover them all here, but first of all, … Read moreDo Apparitions Of Jesus And Mary Come From God?
Tweet In the Apostle Paul’s last letter before death, he gave Timothy some signs of the last days. Departing from the Faith Do you know someone who once claimed to be a Christian but then later walked away from the faith? This is not a surprise to … Read moreThe Apostle Paul’s Warning About The Last Days
Tweet Does God still use dreams and visions to communicate to His people? Interpreting Dreams Does God give people certain abilities to interpret dreams? Joseph, the son of Jacob was a dreamer but these were not like most dreams which are often so obscure, random, and by … Read moreWhat Do Dreams And Visions Mean Today?
Tweet Every now and again I meet a person who I am sad to say is very bitter. Not just about one life circumstance, but everything on this earth seems to fuel their bitterness. And I ask myself “How did their heart become so bitter?” Perhaps you … Read moreHow Does Our Heart Become Bitter and How Do We Get Rid of it?
Tweet Jesus said “I am the light of the world,” and several other “I am” statements. What do these mean? The Gospel of John The Gospel of John is the only Gospel that contains all seven of Jesus’ “I am” statements, and each one is significant and … Read moreThe Seven I Am’s Of Jesus
Tweet To get the job done you must persist, you must keep going when the going gets tough. Diligence is exactly that … as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary: “steady, earnest, and energetic effort: persevering application” . Diligence is necessary for success! Let’s take a look at … Read moreWhat Does the Bible Say about Diligence?
Tweet God says He disciplines every child He loves, but in what ways does He do this? Love and Discipline To begin with, God is motivated by His love for us when He disciplines us. Discipline doesn’t feel good at the time, but it’s truly an act … Read moreIn What Specific Ways Does God Chastise His Children?
Tweet I know of several Christians who have doubts as to whether they’re saved or not. What’s going on with these believers? Feelings Versus Truth When I speak with people who feel they’ve lost their salvation, which is more than you might think, they place far too … Read moreWhat Are Reasons Some Christians Doubt Their Salvation?
Tweet Often times we see something in the Bible that may or may not make much sense. I believe one such thing is the concept of quenching or grieving the Holy Spirit. But are quenching and grieving the Spirit the same thing? Take a look at what … Read moreAre Quenching and Grieving the Spirit the Same?
Tweet We are told to be holy as God is holy, but how is this even possible for us? Be Ye Holy In the Old Testament, one of the most common commands given to Israel was for them to be holy (Lev 11:44). As high priest, Aaron … Read moreHow Can Christians Be Holy As God Commands Them?
Tweet Is Isaiah 53:5 a promise that God will heal everyone? What’s the context of this verse? Context is King Is Isaiah 53:5 a claim for healing? Can believer’s read that verse and claim it for themselves as I’ve heard many do? I have read this chapter … Read moreIs “By His Stripes We Are Healed” A Promise To Heal Everyone?
Tweet If you ask people what the word wrath means, most people will give an answer that is related to anger. Likewise, if you ask specifically about God’s wrath, most people will relate it to God’s judgment. What is the wrath of God and how do we … Read moreWhat is the Wrath of God and How Do We Avoid it?
Tweet When people pray by the power of Jesus’ blood, are they praying biblically? Power in the Name There is power in Jesus’ name. That’s why we are told to pray through His name because He receives the glory in answered prayer, and the Father and Holy … Read moreIs Praying In Jesus’ Blood Biblical?
Tweet When you think of the word “Lust” most people consider a good definition to be a strong sexual desire for something. Generally, lust is associated with sin as in “Lust of the flesh and lust of the eyes” (1 John 2:16). However, we can also see … Read moreWhat Are Three Things God Wants Us to Lust After?
Tweet What are some of the birthmarks that believers ought to bear? Birthmarks Not every Christian will bear the same birthmarks as you or me. Some will show them more profoundly than others. Some will have fewer and others have more, but not everyone displays these birthmarks … Read moreWhat Are Some Of The Birthmarks Of Believers?
Tweet How can our work glorify God, even if it’s a job most people don’t even notice? In the Body Even in the Old Testament, God forbid sexual immorality like adultery or having sex outside of marriage. In fact, the penalty was so severe that they were … Read moreHow Can A Christian Glorify God At Work?
Tweet So many times I hear people say “We are all God’s children”. However this is not a true statement. The Bible says that we are God’s children by faith in Christ Jesus (Galatians 3:26). So if Galatians 3:26 (and other Bible verses) are true than we … Read moreKJV Bible Verses About God’s Children
Tweet Does the Bible say Jesus was a Nazarite like Samson was? Origin of the Nazarite’s There isn’t a lot of biblical history about Nazarite’s. The word itself means “one who lives apart” or “one who has made a vow of abstinence,” and some of the prohibitions … Read moreWas Jesus A Nazarite?