NYC Bible Teacher

What Does the Bible Say About Women Pastors?

  What does the Bible say about women pastors? It may come as a surprise to some, but the Bible says nothing about women pastors.  The word pastor means shepherd.  It is used in the Bible, in the normal sense, to refer to those who tend sheep (Luke 2:8).   The word is often used, metaphorically, of someone … Read moreWhat Does the Bible Say About Women Pastors?

What does INSPIRATION mean?

What does INSPIRATION mean? Our modern use of the word means to be stimulated, motivated or stirred in a strong emotional way.  It usually refers to a person who, filled with strong feelings, is moved in a powerful way to accomplish something great. That is not what the Greek word, usually translated inspired, means.  The … Read moreWhat does INSPIRATION mean?

Can You Understand the Bible?

God is the Creator of all things. He knows His creation, its substance, its design and its nature (Genesis 1:1, Hebrews 11:1-3). God created man in His own image and likeness (Genesis 1:26-28). The story of the Adam and Eve in the garden (Genesis 2-3) indicates that God intends to have fellowship with humanity and … Read moreCan You Understand the Bible?

Do I Have to be Religious … or is being Spiritual Enough?

For many people being religious means to participate in rituals and ceremonies in an established religion. Often these are done without understanding their value or purpose. I will not defend the practices of 21st century religions. So many of them are busy with things no-where found in God’s word. Too many churches look, act and … Read moreDo I Have to be Religious … or is being Spiritual Enough?

“If you want to find God … look inside your own heart.” Really?

It is often suggested that the path to truth and knowing God is to look deep within yourself, to search your own mind and feelings. I believe it is important for us to know ourselves and be honest about what we find when we search our hearts. However, the Bible never indicates that my own … Read more“If you want to find God … look inside your own heart.” Really?