Despite its regular appearance in the Old Testament, polygamy is actually condemned in Scripture, according to Sam Emadi, author and senior editor at 9Marks, a church ministry resource organization. In an essay published at the theology website Desiring God on Tuesday titled, “Why Did God Allow Polygamy?,” Emadi wrote: “Among Israel’s patriarchs and kings, polygamy … Continue reading “Polygamy is Actually Condemned in Scripture”- Sam Emadi
New Testament scriptures complete—not contradict—Old Testament scriptures. As such, the Old Testament must be interpreted in light of the New. Here is a threefold law of Bible interpretation: 1. Scripture must be interpreted in the light of other scripture. 2. The Old Testament must be interpreted in light of the New Testament. We are under … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Does the New Testament replace the Old Testament scriptures?
Trust in the Lord with all your heart - Proverbs 3:5 Jesus loves you, accept Him today, tomorrow might be too late.
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. - 2 Timothy 1:7. Jesus loves you, accept Him today, tomorrow might be too late.
Christians believe Jesus is the "Messiah" or savior of the world. They also believe that he is the son of God. Jesus was born in a manger in Bethlehem to Mary, a virgin at the time of conception, and Joseph, her husband. Mary was visited by the angel Gabriel and told she would conceive a … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW: SOME Truths about Jesus?
Why do we go to church? What benefit is there in attending church regularly, Here’s my list of 55 reasons you should go to Church: 1. The Bible indicates it’s what we should do. (Hebrews 10:25) 2. You will have the opportunity to worship God. 3. You will likely have some of life big questions … Continue reading 55 Reasons Why You Should Go To Church!
Ask for wisdom. As Proverbs 4:7 says, “Wisdom is the principle thing; therefore get wisdom....” I know that sounds simple, but when crises come, it’s surprising how many believers forget to do it. Most of the time they get excited and go off in every direction. We need to learn to slow down a little … Continue reading I have prayed and confessed, but I’m still in financial trouble. What else can I do?
WHAT BIBLE DID JESUS USE? DO YOU HAVE THE SAME BIBLE THAT JESUS USED, TAUGHT WITH & MEMORIZED? If you were put on the spot and hundreds of eyes and ears were on you and you were asked to give THE reason why you know the Bible is true—what would you say? That question is … Continue reading WHAT BIBLE DID JESUS USE?
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. - James 1:5 Jesus loves you, accept Him today, tomorrow might be too late.
At least four Christian men recently suffered serious injuries after they were stabbed, forced to eat pages of the Bible, and had “crosses” etched into their skin by eight hooded men, according to a persecution watchdog organization. The attack by men suspected to be criminals from a drug gang took place at Restoration House in … Continue reading PERSECUTION: Four Christians Force to Eat Bible, had “crosses” Etched into Their Skin
The Devotional Method Project Our course project is picking ten chapters from Isaiah to spiritually digest, using a method called the “Devotional Method of Bible Study” that follows these steps after you read each chapter: Write down a Title for the Chapter; Write down a summary of each of the lessons, truths, or doctrines that … Continue reading Devotional Method of Bible Study
The Real Jesus is the Lamb of God Lifted Up to Save Others: Jesus was “lifted up” as Moses foresaw 1,500 years earlier in Numbers 21.8 (cf. John 3.14) with the brazen serpent. THIRTY-FIVE HUNDRED YEARS AGO. Pierced & Pained: David saw 1,000 years before Calvary that Christ would be “pierced” in His hands and … Continue reading THE GREATEST VERSE IN THE BIBLE: One verse that sums all that matters
The watchdog organization Open Doors USA says levels of Christian persecution are at a record high around the world. Open Doors reports that levels of Christian persecution are at a record high, revealing that the number of Christians murdered for their faith rose 60 percent in 2020. The group announced the 2021 World Watch List … Continue reading Nigeria, North Korea, Iran Top World Watch List of Religious Persecution as number of Christians murdered for their faith rose 60 percent in 2020
There are simple areas that have always been the marks of a healthy believer. Time listening to God by feeding on His Word. (Scripture Reading) Time applying the Word to my life. (Scripture Memorizing & Meditating) Time Talking to God. (Prayer) Time talking to others about God. (Witnessing and Soul Winning) How do we Stir … Continue reading First The Basics
Here's the YouTube Playlist for this new series. Please join me in an examination of the Spiritual Exercises Paul was inspired to write to Timothy in 1st Timothy 4. As we turn there, think about the magnitude of what we are about to do. We are downstream twenty centuries from the first giving of these … Continue reading START 2021 with Biblical Exercises For Spiritual Health & Fitness in these Last Days.
Bible sales are up worldwide this year as people around the world continue to grapple with the realities of the coronavirus pandemic. Lifeway Christian Resources, one of the world’s largest providers of Christian books and educational materials, said there was a significant increase in Bible sales from April through June. Carol Pipes, Lifeway’s director of … Continue reading Lifeway Christian Resources Says There Is Significant Increase In Bible Sales During Covid-19 Pandemic
Author and pastor Rick Warren says in a new interview that the COVID-19 pandemic exposed a “fundamental weakness” in American churches: They’re too focused on corporate worship. He also disagrees with those who say the U.S. church has experienced religious discrimination during the pandemic. Warren, the pastor of Saddleback Church in California and the author … Continue reading Rick Warren Speaks On Fundamental Weakness; ‘political Worldview,’ Not A ‘biblical Worldview’
But upon mount Zion shall be deliverance, and there shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions. Obadiah 1:17. Jesus loves you, accept Him today, tomorrow might be too late.
Sometime you say "God time has gone" he doesn't pay attention, Is because the provision to remedy it are many, there are too many keys that can bring you back. Listen to me, God can keep you for a while, others are getting their jobs and moving God says just stay and know me, And … Continue reading GOD REDEEMS TIME – Apostle Joshua Selman
Believers we need to be dynamic.... Religion will cause us to miss our break through. The operation of the Spirit is like the wind..you can't tell where it's coming from and where it is going and so is one who is led by the Spirit. There are people who God told to go to Zaria … Continue reading GREENER PASTURE IS WHERE THE VOICE OF THE SPIRIT DIRECTS YOU – Apostle Joshua Selman
John 8:32 ESV And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 14:6 ESV Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 16:13 ESV When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you … Continue reading Bible Verse on the Power of Truth
For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; - Titus 2: 11-12. Jesus loves you, accept Him today, tomorrow might be too late.
In one of our series Overcoming challenges, we discussed on how you can apply faith to overcome challenges, click here for the series. However there is a need to know some of the essential features of faith, some element that shows if you are actually exercising your faith or not. 1. The heart of faith … Continue reading CHARACTERISTICS OF FAITH
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Joshua 1:8. Jesus loves you, accept Him … Continue reading BIBLE VERSE: This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth – Joshua 1:8
I was being interviewed on radio this week when the host noted, “This is the election 2020 deserves.” Here’s what he meant: the year began as 1974 with impeachment, then it became 1918 with the pandemic, 2008 with the recession, 1968 with street riots, and now 2000 with delayed election results. However, the last fact … Continue reading US Election 2020: What are Biblical ways to Cope with such a Divisive Election?
A Christian pastor was shot and killed in Indonesia during a series of deadly military shootings amid tensions between security forces and separatist groups. CNN reports the pastor, Yeremia Zanambani, is known for translating the Bible into Papua's Moni dialect. The Indonesian government said in a statement they are investigating, contending that he was shot … Continue reading Bible Translator killed in Indonesia
In the aftermath of severe weather and tornados across Alabama that left a Lawrence County couple dead and their son in critical condition, one local rescue worker’s discovery is giving a grieving community strength in their time of mourning. Jason Fields, who works for the Alabama Department of Agriculture and volunteers with Morgan County’s Danville … Continue reading Bible survives Alabama tornado, found opened to New Testament verse
Proverbs 10:12: Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. Song of Solomon 2:16: I am my beloved’s, and my beloved is mine. Song of Solomon 3:4: I have found the one whom my soul loves. John 15:12: My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Corinthians 16:14: Do … Continue reading Bible Verses on Love and Marriage
Either metaphorically or literally, we have all had times when we lose direction. There are times when we feel without purpose, feel confused, and feel unsure about the path we're taking or where we're truly going. Thankfully, you're not the only one who has felt this way. To be honest, this is an age old … Continue reading 10 Bible Verses on Divine Direction
Nigerian Bible translators are seeking help after having to suspend translation projects in 30 languages due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing terrorist violence throughout the country. Wycliffe Associates, an Orlando-based nonprofit that works with national Bible translators across the globe on over 700 translation projects, announced that the global pandemic, terrorism and economic collapse … Continue reading 30 Bible Translation on hold in Nigeria