The illustration of The Boy and the Bathing Suit highlights how we let temptation get the better of us. In the story the father has told the boy not to jump in the canal. The boy then walks by the canal carrying a bathing suit. It is obvious what happens next. Most of us have … Continue reading Making Provisions For Temptations
Bible Summary. God takes great pleasure when we voluntarily give of ourselves and willing make sacrifices to tell him that we love him. God is pleased when we acknowledge our sin and imperfections. God desires for all of us to have eternal life and know him. It pleases God for him to show mercy on … Continue reading How To Know God’s Will? Know What Pleases God
Bible Summary. When we become knowledgeable of the Word of God, it is easy to fall into the trap of judging others for their shortcomings. The Bible is explicit about man not judging man. It is best to follow Solomon’s example and ask God for wisdom to discern between good and bad. Judging others is … Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Judging Others
Bible Summary. Guilt is godly sorrow that results in repentance and ultimately salvation. Shame on the other hand is where you may feel bad because it is not socially accepted or someone you respected has found you “wrong”. Cultural anthropologist Ruth Benedict says, shame is a violation of cultural or social values while guilt feelings … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Guilt and Shame?
Bible Summary. A high level of vanity in a relationship is a sure sign of a bad relationship. When one or both partners in a relationship lack commitment, this is a sign of a bad relationship. If the purpose of a relationship is based on self-centeredness, this is a sign of a bad relationship. If … Continue reading Signs of a Bad Relationship – Biblical Perspective
Bible Summary. The Bible provides us with many examples of signs that will warn us of the end times. These signs are a wake up call to the church to remind us of the work we have to do. Many make light of these prophecies or fear they will be labeled a “conspiracy theorist” if … Continue reading Signs of the Times
Bible Summary. The Bible has a lot to say about giving. The Bible listing below, “Four Things the Bible Says About Giving”, provides scriptures that tells about giving in our Christian life. Scripture topics include the law of giving, whom to give to, whom not to give to and, how to give. See below for … Continue reading Giving – Four Things the Bible Says About Giving
Bible History Summary of Daniel. Daniel meaning in Hebrew “God is my Judge” is a major prophet in the Bible. The book of Daniel tell his story and prophecies. As a young man, Daniel was taken into Babylonian captivity. Through divine wisdom from God, Daniel interpreted dreams and visions of kings, and became a prominent … Continue reading The Bible History of the Prophet Daniel
Bible Summary. The Bible does sanction the lending of money. The Bible does not sanction lending money with interest to the poor. The Bible teaches us that lending should be fair and it should not be an object of extortion and greed. The Bible tells us that we should lend to those who are in … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Lending?
Bible Summary. If you have committed adultery and really want to deal with it, you need to repent of your sin. When dealing with adultery you have to realize that adultery is lust, not love. You must realize that the only way to deal with adultery is to flee from it. Everyone in their heart … Continue reading Dealing With Adultery