Hebrews 10:32-33 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 32 But remember the former days in which, after you were enlightened, you endured a great struggle with sufferings, 33 partly by being made a public spectacle through reproaches and tribulations, and partly by becoming sharers with those who were so treated. Some Christians who have never suffered real affliction... Continue Reading →
2 Thessalonians 2:3-12 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 Let no one deceive you in any way, for it will not come unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, 4 who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat... Continue Reading →
In short, there are no contradictions, errors, or mistakes in the Bible, but there are Bible difficulties. Basically, Bible Difficulties are difficulties that arise because the Bible was written in Hebrew, some Aramaic, and Greek over 1,600 years by some forty+ authors, in dozens of different historical settings that require much Bible background knowledge.
Does God listen to all prayers? What kind of prayers would the Father reject? What kind of people would the Father reject? Does the Father truly grant everything we ask for?
Have we been struggling in our prayer life? Has it become a challenge even to pray? What can we do? What does the Father expect of us in our prayers? What is the Father truly concerned about? The Bible contains many passages that offer guidance on how to pray and improve our prayers. In general, the Bible suggests that prayer should be an integral part of our relationship with God and that it can be a powerful source of support, guidance, and strength in our lives.
The apostle John was now 98-years-old, and he rejoiced greatly over Gaius’ Christian life, for walking in the truth and, with reference to his hospitality, for his faithful work with the brothers in his congregation and his love before the congregation.
John 3:16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, in order that whoever believes in [trusting in] him will not be destroyed but have eternal life. John 3:36 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 36 The one believing in [trusting in] the Son has eternal life, but... Continue Reading →
James 2:14-26 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 14 What use is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is without clothes and lacks daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and be... Continue Reading →
If we knew what was happening to our body, slowly, over time, we would take appropriate actions to avoid exposing ourselves to a dangerous bacterium, virus, or any other microorganisms. Of course, this was all leading to the importance of being and remaining “healthy in faith.” Are we like the young person, who believes nothing bad physically can happen to them?