What is the Bible Part 7, Interpretation

You can’t quote the Bible indiscriminately. There is a story of two lawyers. One thought he would make a great impression on the jury by quoting from the Bible. So he said concerning his opponent’s client, “We have it on the highest authority that it has been said, ‘All that a man has will he…

What is the Bible Part 6, Only the New Testament

Once, when a stubborn disputer seemed unconvinced, Lincoln said, “Well, let’s see how many legs has a cow?” “Four, of course,” came the reply disgustedly. “That’s right,” agreed Lincoln. “Now suppose you call the cow’s tail a leg; how many legs would the cow have?” “Why, five, of course,” was the confident reply. “Now, that’s…

What is the Bible Part 5, To Control

Em Griffin in his book The Mindchangers describes an experiment done by Solomon Asch with groups of 12 people. They were brought into a room where four lines of unequal length were displayed. They had to decide which two were the same length and publicly vote for their choice. Person after person after person (11 in all)…

What is the Bible Part 4, Fairy Tales

I have been around Christianity since I was born and can say that I have heard many different perspectives on exactly what the bible is. Because of all of these different opinions I walked away from Christianity for about 16 years, there had to be a better way. I wasn’t wrong, I had to stop…

What is the Bible Part 3 it’s the Past

“The word of God directs us in our work and way, and a dark place indeed the world would be without it. The commandment is a lamp kept burning with the oil of the Spirit, as a light to direct us in the choice of our way, and the steps we take in that way.”…

What is the Bible Part 2 History

If someone asked you where to find the Bible verse that begins, “For God so loved the world…you’d probably know he was asking about John 3:16. If you had a Bible, you could find it for him in no time. But there was a time when no one could find a single verse in the…

What is the Bible Part 1

Never let good books take the place of the Bible. Drink from the Well, not from the streams that flow from the Well.  Amy Carmichael Today I am going to start with prayer I want direction from God not input from outside sources, even myself. Dear Heavenly Father, as I begin this series into what…

Bible

I wanted to look into the bible to see if I could understand exactly what the bible is. My first thought was; what comes to mind when thinking of the bible? Some say it’s a nice book of stories/fairytales. Others say it was created to control people, a few say that it takes away your…

Bible Thumper

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for all that you have done for me and my family we are so grateful for everything that you do for us on a daily basis. When we have the opportunities throughout this day please give me the strength to share with others all of awesome things you have done…

What is the Bible?

Did you know that through the Holy Spirit God guided the people that he chose to write the bible! These words that we have been given are one of the best owners manuals you can own. When we have a question, a problem, need encouragement or anything else God wrote it down so we have…

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Getting to Know Him Do you want eternal life? Do you want to enter heaven through the only guide that can help you navigate your way there? To enter His home, get to know Him better, and make Him your Lord and Savior CLICK HERE…..

Most Important Birthday

Celebrate We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work. John 9:4 ESV Have you ever considered this statement/Bible verse? Jesus told us that we’re supposed to work the work of our Heavenly Father,. If we’re not working and doing what we…

Time

Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. Romans 13:11 ESV Refuge Set forth your case, says the Lord; bring your proofs, says the King of Jacob. Let them bring them, and tell us what is to happen.…

Romans 13:11-12

Closer Every day we’re getting closer to Jesus Christ returning. We can see it in the prophecy we’ve been given in the Bible. We can see it through the wars, through peoples actions, and with everything that is going on right now in the world. So knowing that; the following verse opens our eyes once…

Patient

All Nations For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them. Instead, seek his kingdom, and these things will be added to you. “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:30-32 ESV But do not…

Thankful

Thankfulness Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell…

God’s Got This

Sometimes we look around and wonder why all of the junk that surrounds us is a continual onslaught that never seems to end. Sometimes we find ourselves asking, is this worth it? There is an example we are given in the bible and when we read about everything that happened the faith shown was unmovable.…

When God Said Bring it!

Refuge Set forth your case, says the Lord; bring your proofs, says the King of Jacob. Let them bring them, and tell us what is to happen. Tell us the former things, what they are, that we may consider them, that we may know their outcome; or declare to us the things to come. Tell us what…

Patient

All Nations For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them. Instead, seek his kingdom, and these things will be added to you. “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:30-32 ESV But do not…

The Lord is Watching Out for You

Refuge In the Lord I take refuge; how can you say to my soul, “Flee like a bird to your mountain, for behold, the wicked bend the bow; they have fitted their arrow to the string to shoot in the dark at the upright in heart; if the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do? The Lord is in his…

Make Me New

Cleaning Day Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 ESV Getting to Know Him Do you want eternal life? Do you want to enter heaven through the only guide that can help you navigate your way there? To enter His home, get to know Him…

Forgiveness

Forgiven But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. Psalm 86:15 ESV In whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace Ephesians 1:7 WEB But God, being rich in mercy, for…

Prepared

Be Prepared 2 Peter:3:10 But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything done in it will be laid bare. AND 2 Peter 3:17-18 Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on…

Patient

Be Aware But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day. The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone…

Christian Investments

Highest Payout But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. Matthew 6:20 ESV Getting to Know Him Do you want eternal life? Do you want to enter heaven through the only guide that can help you navigate your way there?…

Protected

Shielded Then the Lord will create over the whole site of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory there will be a canopy. Isaiah 4:5 ESV Getting to Know Him Do you want eternal life? Do you want…

Matthew 5:14

Shout It Out “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:13 ESV Prayer Dear Heavenly Father, Give me the strength to stand on the hill and be the light. Give me the power to deflect the rocks that are being flung at me. Lord surround…

Protected

He Stops The Enemy For I,’ declares the Lord, ‘will be a wall of fire around her [protecting her from enemies], and I will be the glory in her midst.’ Zechariah 2:5 AMP Getting to Know Him Do you want eternal life? Do you want to enter heaven through the only guide that can help you…