Fear God, Not Man: Letting Go Of What Others Think

Fear God, Not Man: Letting Go Of What Others Think

Everyone wants to be liked.  Even people we don't really care that much about ourselves, we still want them to like us.  But regardless of what others think about us personally, the only one who matters is God. In Isaiah 51:12, it is written, "I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass." We may not fear what another person might do to us physically, but too … continue »

Kept By Grace: A False Doctrine or Biblical Truth?

Kept By Grace: A False Doctrine or Biblical Truth?

Are we kept by grace? Some question whether the teaching of Christians being kept by God's grace is Biblical or not.  Many despise the doctrine of "once saved, always saved" and reject the notion that any could be preserved in Christ.  Preferring to believe that one can somehow fall from grace, there are those who teach if a … continue »

Is It Right To Judge Others? Learning To Love Our Neighbors

Is It Right To Judge Others? Learning To Love Our Neighbors

There is a verse in the Bible with which many people, both Christians and non-Christians alike, are very familiar.  It's one of those scriptures that has been used, reused, and abused – more often than not, by those who have the hope of lifting themselves up while condemning others.  Yet, even so, The Lord's words in Matthew 7:1 … continue »

Is That Really In The Bible?

Is That Really In The Bible?

There are a lot of things people say are in the Bible that actually aren't.  Starting from Adam and Eve eating an apple when the type of fruit was never mentioned, to the story of the "three" wise men when the number of men hadn't been given, and so on.  Read below for a list of a few sayings that are either misquoted or simply … continue »