Blessed Are They

        The Blessings of Jesus   “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”   Mat 5:3.   The poor in spirit are those who are humble and gentle in nature.  Not the proud, not the pushy, not those who demand their own way. Jesus said in  Mat 11:29,   “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me.  For I am humble and…

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Command, Example, Necessary Inference – Part 2

    God Commands, God Gives Examples, God Implies   This is the second part of our lesson about how God gives us instructions to teach us how to live our lives, through His Holy Word.  In the previous lesson we were introduced to three methods of instruction that God has used, namely, Commands, Examples, and Necessary Inferences.  If you’re not sure of what  “necessary inference”  means, please go back to the  FIRST…

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For By Grace You Have Been Saved

      Saved By Grace   “For by grace you have been saved, through faith; And that not of yourselves, it is a gift of God; Not as a result of WORKS, that no one should boast.”  Ephesians 2:8-9 Listen please, to the very next verse..  “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good WORKS, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.”  V-10  …

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Does Faith Alone Save ?

    Is Believing In Jesus, All We Must Do To Be Saved?    Does faith alone save?  That’s a pretty simple and straightforward question, and it deserves a simple and straightforward answer.  NO, faith alone will not save anyone.  But many people do think that believing in Jesus Christ, is all it takes to be saved by God.  And since people do have different opinions on this subject, we’re going to…

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Difference Between Old Testament and New Testament – Part 3

        Old Law and New Law   In this article we’ll be discussing a couple more differences between the Old and New Testaments.  In the previous article,  Part 2 in the series, “DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OLD TESTAMENT AND NEW TEATAMENT”,   the first major difference that we learned was that the Old Covenant was made with the nation of Israel only.  But the New Testament was made for ALL mankind.  And…

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Difference Between Old Testament and New Testament – Part 2

      What’s The Difference Between The Old and New Testaments ?   In this article we’ll look at one specific difference between the Old Testament law given through Moses, and the new Testament law given through Jesus Christ.  The New Testament book of Hebrews is rich in comparisons between the two testaments.  And so we’ll be looking at several verses from that book as we answer the question, What’s…

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Difference Between Old Testament And New Testament

      Old Testament vs New Testament   There is a lot of confusion about the differences between the Old Testament and the New Testament.  Some people think that the Old Testament describes a harsh and unloving God, while the New Testament describes an all loving God. Some people think that the Old Testament has been replaced by the New Testament, while other people think that we live under a combination…

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Understanding Bible Scriptures

.     Can I Understand The Bible ?   The simple answer is; Yes, you absolutely can understand the bible.  There are many people who share the view that understanding the bible is next to impossible for the average person.  But nothing could be farther from the truth.  Understanding bible scriptures entails not much more than just reading them and using some common sense.  The biggest problem with understanding…

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Best Evidence That God Exists

      Evidence Of God   Is there evidence that God exists?  If there is any evidence, where is that evidence?  What is that evidence?  I would like to answer those questions, WITHOUT using the bible.  That’s actually quite a switch, from the whole purpose of this website.  Our purpose here is to let GOD answer our spiritual questions.  And so we’ve always gone straight to God’s word for our…

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How Is Faith The Evidence Of Things Not Seen ?

      The Bible Says That Faith is The Evidence of Things Not Seen   The eleventh chapter of the book of Hebrews is commonly called, “the chapter on faith”.  And the question under consideration today, comes from the first verse of that chapter.  Here’s that verse… Heb 11:1,  “Now faith is the substance (or assurance) of things hoped for, the evidence (or conviction) of things not seen.”  …

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Will Everyone Go To Heaven ?

      Will Everyone Go to Heaven ?   This post is answer to a question that I received.  A gentleman stated that he had met someone who attends a church that believes everyone will go to heaven.  He said they believed that God would never take ONLY certain people.  And the question was, “What do you think about this?”     Many times I have shown people exactly…

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Jesus Christ, Perfect Sacrifice

      Jesus Christ, Perfect Sacrifice   Why was Jesus Christ, the perfect sacrifice?  What made Jesus “Perfect”?  What made Jesus, “The Only One”, who could have become, the sacrifice for sin?   I recently wrote a post titled,   “WHAT IS ATONEMENT”.   And I went to the bible, and allowed God’s word to “define, and describe”, exactly what atonement is.  And the bible talked about how Jesus became the…

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What Is Atonement ?

What is Atonement ?  /  What is Propitiation ?   The words “propitiation” and “atonement” pretty much mean the same thing.  We’re going to explore the bible a bit, and see how God uses these words in His scriptures.  If you’re familiar with the bible, you may be familiar with the word “atonement”.  But I don’t know if even “bible people” are as familiar with the word “propitiation”.   Both words are…

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Are There Guardian Angels ?

    Are There Guardian Angels ? / Are Guardian Angels Real ?   Take a look at the picture at the top of the page and please read what it says.  Is that a true statement?  Can we say with certainty that we all have a guardian angel?  Does the bible make that statement?  If the bible doesn’t make that statement, does it at least indicate, from any particular…

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The Parables Of The Vineyard

  The Parables of the Vineyard   There’s more than just one parable of a vineyard, recorded in the bible.  We’re going to look at one from the Old Testament, and one from the New Testament.   Isaiah Chapter 5   Is 5:1-7, “Let me sing now for my well-beloved, a song of my beloved concerning His vineyard.  My well-beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hill.  He dug it…

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What Is Baptism For ?

    What is Baptism For ?   In our previous lesson, we let the bible answer the question, “What is Baptism”.  And we learned from God’s word, that baptism is a burial in water.   Rom 6:3-4  told us, “Or do you not know that all of us who were baptized into Jesus Christ, have been baptized into His death?  Therefore, we have been buried with Him through baptism, in order…

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What Is Baptism ? What Is Baptism For ?

                    What is Baptism ?  What is Baptism For ?  Is Baptism Essential To Salvation ?   Those are some very good questions.  “What is Baptism”, “What is Baptism For ?”, and “Is Baptism Essential to Salvation ?”.  And we’re going to let the bible answer All of those questions.  Let’s start by going to the bible, to answer the first question.  Exactly what IS baptism…

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When Will The Rapture Happen ?

  When Will The Rapture Happen   A lot of people are asking that.  I’m told that 334 times each month, people search the internet for, “When will rapture happen?”  11,813 times people search, “What is the rapture?”  So maybe we should start by answering that question first.   What Is The Rapture   The rapture is a doctrine (a doctrine is simply a teaching) of many religious groups, teaching…

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How Is Jesus God ?

How is Jesus God ?   That is a very good question.  And the reason it’s such a good question, is because very few people really understand what the bible teaches, in regards to God the Father, and God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.  So in essence, what this really boils down to, is an understanding of what is commonly called, The Trinity.    But I want to make it perfectly clear…

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