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

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God’s Creation of Rest, Day 7


"...and God rested on the seventh day...."(Genesis 2:2) This is the last day of Creation. Rest is very important. Without it, we'd die. There are 7 days in a week. That means that God spent only one week creating the world as we know it today. The only difference was that it was perfect and … Continue reading God’s Creation of Rest, Day 7

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