Should I Take the Bible Literally? The answer to this question depends on what a person means by it! The Bible is clearly and obviously full of metaphors, hyperbolas, and various figures of speech. That is true of all human communication, both written and verbal. For example, Jesus said: “I am the door. If anyone … Read moreShould I Take the Bible Literally?
What does the Bible say about Baptizing Babies? It may come as a surprise to some but the Bible says nothing about baptizing babies. Yet, infant baptism is commonly practiced by many in the name of Christ even though there is not a single instance of or instruction for baptizing infant children. Jesus wanted the little … Read moreWhat does the Bible say about Baptizing Babies?
Which part of the Bible should you read? All of it! But what about today? We should all read the whole Bible because it is the word of God. Every word of God is vital and useful. However, each part is not equally urgent. Faith in God and confidence in His word is a good … Read moreWhich part of the Bible should you read? All of it! But what about today?
What’s the difference in your church and other churches? People choose churches like they choose other products — compare features and select the one that is preferred. That is fine for selecting products of human creation. The church of the Lord is of divine origin, has Christ as its head and is ruled by His word … Read moreWhat’s the difference in your church and other churches?
What Does the Bible Say About (fill in with any difficult topic) ? When true believers ask what the Bible teaches about a particular matter, they want to know so they can do God’s will. They will accept whatever the Bible says because they want to please Him! Others ask the same questions with the intention … Read moreWhat Does the Bible Say About (fill in with any difficult topic)?
God Has A Plan For You, But It May Not Be What You Think. When people talk about God’s plan for their life, they are almost always talking about whether or not to marry a particular person, pursue an education, live in one city or another, become a musician or join a non-profit charitable organization. … Read moreGod Has a Plan for You, But it May Not Be What You Think.
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?
When is “too busy” just TOO BUSY? You do not have time to study the Bible later. You do not have time to serve God later. Every day of life is given by God. It must be spent in His service! That is our purpose. Everything else in life is incidental and subordinate. Make the … Read moreWhen Is Too Busy … TOO BUSY?
What if an apostle or an angel told me to…? “But even if we (apostles), or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you … let him be accursed” (Galatians 1:6-9). The authority of God does not reside in any human being – or angel! The rule of God is expressed in His word. … Read moreWhat if an Apostle or an Angel Told Me…?
Have you been praying regularly? Paul wrote: “Pray without ceasing …” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). Not that we are to pray continuously without stopping, but rather that we are constant in prayer. The idea is regularly and frequently. In moments of thought about God … Thank Him … Honor Him … Confess to Him, asking forgiveness. Pray without ceasing. Do … Read moreHave you been Praying Regularly?