One of the tools in Bible study is to look for "if...then" statements. These statements are key to understanding some passages. This article looks at the epistle of First John to better understand how "If...then" statements can be used as a tool during your Bible Study.
I was reading with interest the findings of a Pew Research Center survey the other day. In an article: "The U.S., Decline of Christianity Continues at a Rapid Pace." "An update on America's changing religious landscape." The article comments: " In Pew Research Center telephone surveys conducted in 2018 and 2019, 65% of American adults … Continue reading Decline of Christianity in the US.
Sealed With the Holy Spirit Ephesians 1:13-14 Ephesians 1:13-14 In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, 14 Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of … Continue reading Excerpts From Ephesus – Part 4
Making Known the Mystery of His Will Ephesians 1:8-12 Ephesians 1:8-12 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; 9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: 10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he … Continue reading Excerpts from Ephesus – Part 3
Using Galatians 1:1-5 as reference, the Apostle Paul gives an example of how the authority of God's calling on our life should be protected and expressed. Paul, an apostle—not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead—and all the brothers who are with me, … Continue reading Does God Have Authority in the Life of the Believer?
It is very important to understand the history of Paul. In his own words, he describes himself as: “I am verily a man which am a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel, and taught according to the perfect manner of the law … Continue reading What did the Apostle Paul believe concerning the Gospel of Grace as the only means of Salvation?
What is your view of the afterlife? For some it is complete freedom from lifes problems, for others it is the perfect place, day or feeling.
Matthew 1:21 "And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins."I subscribe to many email newsletters. I admit that I don't read every one but sometimes an article catches my eye. This morning I found an eNewsletter with the interesting title, "A Famous Trio."The … Continue reading What is in a Name?
What is a legacy if nothing more than the imprint that you leave on this world? People will remember you not so much from the pictures they see of you, but by your actions and the indelible imprint on you will have on the lives of others.
I'm happy with the term Sunday school. I guess “life groups” is fine for some, but I like Sunday school. I'm not ready to go to war over using Sunday school or life groups, but I do not understand changing a person's position from "sinner” to “pre-Christian.” What is wrong with the word sinner? After all “sinner” is used everywhere in Scripture. I don't see one instance in the Bible, where the word ”pre-Christian” is used.