Every Person’s Debt


"for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." Romans 3:23 "For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord." Romans 6:23 "For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God." 1 Peter … Continue reading Every Person’s Debt

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Navigating the Bible, Part 2


Why do I see some verse numbers in brackets ('[ ]') ? It means a lot of times that a verse has been omitted, maybe because one of the original texts didn't have it.   Abbreviations for Books of the Bible |Bible Book Name | NIV Abbrev. | Another abbrev. method | | | | … Continue reading Navigating the Bible, Part 2

Treasure in Heaven


'For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.' Matthew 6:21 'The Kingdom of Heaven is like treasure hidden in a field...' Mattew 13:44 'Provide...for yourselves...a treasure in heaven that will not fail...' Luke 12:33   Where is your treasure? In Heaven, or onearth? If your treasure is in Heaven , you will … Continue reading Treasure in Heaven

Test God and Spirits


Test God and Angels   "Ask for a confirming sign from the LORD your God. You can even ask for something miraculous." Isaiah 7:11 "Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to determine if they are from God, because many false spirits have gone out into the world." 1 John 4:1 … Continue reading Test God and Spirits

Proofs that the Bible Stands True


A part of the Bible Eternal series + The destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple (A.D. 70) was predicted by Jesus over 40 years before it happened. -Matthew 21:5-6, 20   + The first destruction of Jerusalem (B.C. 586) was predicted by Isaiah and Jeremiah from 50 - 100 years before it happened. - Isaiah … Continue reading Proofs that the Bible Stands True

The Coin of Repentance


Every coin has two sides. If it doesn't have one side, it's no longer a coin. So it is with repentance. There are two sides; namely, saying and doing. The 'saying' part is your verbal confession that you have committed a sin. This is directed to whomever, be it God or man, who you have … Continue reading The Coin of Repentance

Does God Have Time to Answer Prayer?


Some say God is already too busy, so don't bother him. Others say you can pray to Him in an emergency, because He cares, but is otherwise too busy. Still others say that since God is perfect, He can adjust his time schedule to fit in all our prayer requests. But are any of these … Continue reading Does God Have Time to Answer Prayer?

Steps to Having Peace in Christ


(Some ideas taken from Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Steps to Peace With God. Quotations taken from the NET version of the Bible.) God loves you and wants you to experience abundant peace and life. "For this is the way God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes … Continue reading Steps to Having Peace in Christ

How to Follow Jesus


Today's Study: How to follow Jesus Reading: Romans 10:6-11 {10:6} But the righteousness which is of faith speaks this: say not in your heart, "Who will go up into heaven?" (that is, to bring Christ down from above), {10:7} or, "Who shall descend into the depths of the earth?" (that is, to bring up Christ … Continue reading How to Follow Jesus