Have you ever wondered why some verses in different Bible versions read so differently? Which versions are the most accurate? Does it matter which version I read? Here are the anwers to these questions.
We are drowning in worries, stresses, anxieties & pressures of society. We struggle to stay afloat, we try all types of remedies to help us overcome. Peace comes from Jesus, He is the answer, the remedy to aliments.
This reveals that our relationship with God matters most in life because without Him we can do nothing. It has been established that those who worship God in Spirit and truth can never lack anything good. In other words, those who relate well with their maker will enjoy His endless goodness.
It is very true that a prophet is not accepted in his own hometown. Jesus was a good example of that. Like Jesus, some messengers of God are not accepted by their own families today.
One man's unworthiness is redeemed while a prophecy predicts a coming single day when sin will be dealt a death blow.
These are divinely inspired words to the wise who are indeed of great worth in this life and in the life to come. Truly, we do not have eternity to fulfil destiny, it only requires a heart of God's Wisdom.
There are five good reasons to stop telling ourselves and other victims of suffering that God will never give us more than we can bear. Our well-intentioned message could be faulty and damaging.
Ecclesiastes is a book from the Old Testament. King Solomon is named as the author according to Jewish tradition. Here are some notable Bible verses from the Ecclesiastes and the lessons that we can learn from it. These are reflections on the teachings of the Teacher as he shared his wisdom.
The ritual of the incense altar, mentioned in Exodus chapter 30, is not easily understood. What is its purpose, and what can we learn from it?
Proverbs 3:5-6 give us specific instructions on how to find the right path for our lives. We learn both what to do and what not to do.
The Bible teaches us to love our enemies. So, what happens when we love our enemies and what happens when we don't love our enemies?
God has a plan for you, and if you want to live in accordance with His will this is the first thing you must do.
In the previous articles, we discussed the Deity of the Holy Spirit, the doctrine of the Trinity and the roles of the Trinity in Salvation. In this article, we will look at the Trinty and Prayer.
This tells of the power of patience. Truly, those who have patience do wholly rest on God and get the best in life. Also, those who live everything in the Hand of God shall surely see His Hand in everything that concerns them because He is too faithful to fail.
God knows how much we love Him and He will use us accordingly. We do not fix ourselves for Him, but instead He fixes us for our purpose based on what is in our heart.
If you don't know how you should respond to God, read Hebrews 10. That one chapter gives you specific instructions on how you should respond to God based on what Jesus did on the cross.
In this article, the authority of Abinadi is discussed. The life of Abinadi is virtually unknown until his public ministry. He appears on the public scene, preaches his message, and suffers his fate with the same determination as would his coming Messiah Jesus Christ.
Like Sharach, Meshach and Abednego of old, we are called as Christians to an uncompromising faith in a world that is no friend of God.
When a Christian stands before the judgment seat, he is given his rewards according to his faithfulness of work and service to God he has done while here on earth in this life.
Many people are familiar with the scripture that "to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." While it might be confusing to some, there is a simple explanation of what Paul meant.
God cannot be known as an austere God, from the inception has he been given men chances to prove themselves before arriving at conclusion on men's plight, after "two or three witnesses every word may be established" (Matt. 18:16) He says.
The Five Finger Prayer is a good way to teach children to pray. Some adults could use that method as well.
The numbers 11 through 20 all have significance in God's plan as seen through the scriptures. Check out this article to see how and where these numbers fit in as well as what God is seeking to reveal to us.
We fear the night and its terrors, but there are forces out there far greater than the flesh. Luckily for us, there is One who is always on our side, looking out for and protecting us. His Light never fades.
Most people become restless sometimes. What you do with your restlessness depends on you. Less about four biblical people who did something with their restlessness.
Albert Einstein said, "Nothing happens until something moves." Others have said the same things in different ways. The Bible is full of examples that explain the quote really means.
The Gracefulness of God is all encompassing; it is love-filled, mercy-filled and blessing-filled that is made available to everyone according to Titus 2:13 "For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men." The gracefulness of God is ever true as established in His Word.
Study of Salvation based on The Forgotten Books of Eden. Why God devised a divine plan of salvation. Many do not know that God taught Adam about what would happen in a future redemption plan.
When you worship God in Spirit and in truth, you will surely see mighty things that can turn the tide representing any disturbing challenge of life.
Jesus was always surrounded by people. It is amazing how many people were associated with His birth. There were even more people surrounding Him when He died.
The words "bless," "blessed," and "blessing" have been overused to the point that they have become trivialized.
Have you noticed a pattern of numbers revealed through scripture pertaining to significant events, people, or doctrine? If you would like further insight, here are the bible's interpretations for the numbers 1 through 10 and their relevance to life.
It is very easy to move from the natural realm to the spiritual realm to have a better relationship with God. Here are four things you can do to enter into the spiritual realm.
This article is a reflection on a Bible passage found in 1 Samuel 26. The Principle of Delayed Gratification is explained briefly. The article relates how challenges can complement success in life and how choices reveal a person's character and perspective about success.
The Creation Story in Genesis 1 is one of the most recognizable passages in the Bible. It is told in Sunday school and illustrated in picture books. But is the story of Creation important for understanding the rest of the Bible? (Part One)
There are lifestyles that imprison life but the chief among them that has wrecked great havoc on many lives knowingly or unknowingly shall be discussed. Everything that causes unending bondage lies in unforgiving spirit, but a life can only be set free through the forgiving spirit of Jesus.
Using God's name in vain is more than using it in a cursing manner. Check out this article to understand the authenticity of God and His names along with the power and respect they attribute to His deity.
This adapted translation of Sahih Al-Bukhari hadiths, and combined translation of Genesis from Hebrew, complement each other, telling the story of Hargar, and an infant Ishmael, finding a new life in a dry wilderness as Abraham returns to Sarah and celebrates the miracle of Isaac's birth.
Consumers have a credit report that shows their financial status. People also have an unwritten spiritual credit report that shows how a person is doing spiritually.
Music has been integral to Christian worship since Biblical times. Its importance stems from its role as a medium of praise and worship, its sacrificial properties, and its ability to significantly alter emotions.
The Tower of Babel account, recorded in Genesis 11:1-9 is a warning to modern man that pride still leads to destruction and that God will never be thwarted in His plans. It is best when we follow His design for our lives and not our own.
Alex reviews and analyzes in great depth the exciting one chapter book in the histories of the Native American peoples as has been described in some detail within the collection of works which is called 'The Book of Mormon'.
Abraham never went to Egypt, for he was ordered not to (Gen.26:1-3). If we read Gen.12 and Gen.20 there are two parallel stories that mesh. The only difference is the usage of the Egyptian ruler versus the Palestinian ruler. In truth they are one in the same. A sequential reading commences.
As they say, everything takes time. So we have to be patient. And while waiting, let us improve our character, our relationship, and ourselves; so that God's blessings can freely flow in us and we can also pour it out to others.
As Christians, angels are continually watching over us and helping us. Though they can at times be overlooked, they play an integral part in God's plan. Here before you are three ways angels help us in our walk through life.
There are many metaphors for the "word of God." Here are five of them to explain how powerful the word of God is.
What is grace? Grace is the completing part of our inadequacies, imperfection & weaknesses that God bestows on us due to our relationship with Him that is humanly or naturally impossible to attain. This will then make us perfect (holy), adequate, strong and complete.
All four gospels record the resurrection of Jesus. There are many lessons to be learned from that most sacred act.
When we pursue righteousness and love, we find much more than that, and joy is contained in all that we find.
Many people pray long and hard for a blessing because that's what they have always done. However, the Bible teaches us to do something else instead.
There are biblical principles why you should get rid of stuff you are saving to remind you of your past. Read what those principles are.
It has been well established that it is by living for God and serving Him faithfully we can be strengthened to finish strong. Many things do fail any man who depends on the arms of flesh, but the Lord gives supernatural strength to those who desire Him like Moses, Elijah and Jesus Christ.
There are many different ways to experience the presence of God. God wants people to come into His presence. This can happen through the practice of spiritual disciplines.
In the last article, we saw that the New Covenant includes a new heart. In this article, we will examine more closely the New Covenant and the New Testament Church.