The Glorious Power of the Tithe 09: The Sorry State of Non-Tithers Part 1 – Disloyalty

Christians who do not tithe are in a very poor place spiritually. They are not using their faith in the least thing, they are rebelling against a simple command, and they will be unstable people. I want you all to grow spiritually which is why I am talking about tithing. There are a number ofContinue reading “The Glorious Power of the Tithe 09: The Sorry State of Non-Tithers Part 1 – Disloyalty”

Difficult Verses 4: 1 John 1.9

Well, thanks to the people who suggested this verse as a difficult verse they want an explanation on.  I will do my best to help you grasp what this verse is saying.  The verse says this: If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse usContinue reading “Difficult Verses 4: 1 John 1.9”

5 Ways to become more familiar with the Bible

5. Get a modern paraphrase like the Message or the NLT and read out loud a whole letter of Paul’s.  That is how they were written and that is how the original audience encountered them for the first time. 4.  Find a verse that you love, write it down and learn it by repetition… speakContinue reading “5 Ways to become more familiar with the Bible”

Cave Men – In the Bible!

Cave men—in the Bible by David Catchpoole Photos by Tas Walker Residents at the opal-mining town of Coober Pedy, Australia, live in caves like this, complete with kitchen, comfortable furniture and modern lighting. Evolutionary stereotypes of the first humans as primitive “Stone Age” cave men who had not yet evolved agriculture just do not squareContinue reading “Cave Men – In the Bible!”

Romans 2.12

12For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law; Ever been asked what about the lost who never heard the gospel?  Ever wondered what will happen to them? This short verse tells us four wonderful truthsContinue reading “Romans 2.12”

Romans 1.18

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; This is a very serious verse and one that needs considerable contemplation by all Christians. Let’s first of all define the phrase “wrath of God”. The Greek word is orge (pronounced or-gay) andContinue reading “Romans 1.18”

Romans 1.13

Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles. I love this verse. Paul says that he would not have the Roman church ignorant. Ignorant in the Greek is agnoeō.Continue reading “Romans 1.13”

BBC highlights squeeze on Christian street preachers

BBC highlights squeeze on Christian street preachers There have been several cases where Christian street preachers have encountered problems with the police. Listen to the full programme Christians shouldn’t keep faith private, says Brown (10 August 2009) Gay activist welcomes Lords free speech win (23 July 2009) Lords back free speech shield in ‘gay hate’Continue reading “BBC highlights squeeze on Christian street preachers”

What You Need to Know About Islam and the Bible (John Hagee)

What You Need to Know About Islam and the Bible Friday, 21 August 2009 11:23 AM EDT John Hagee // There comes a time in a nation’s history—and there comes a time in the church—when spiritual fog and religious deception must be removed by a clear, unbiased, passionate pursuit of truth. America and the churchContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Islam and the Bible (John Hagee)”

Romans 1.5

By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name: Paul is now being fairly personal about his life: from Jesus he received grace and apostleship. Paul breaks down what Jesus has given him into two categories: grace and apostleship. Grace is what Jesus gives toContinue reading “Romans 1.5”