“Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.”Matthew 18:21-22 Forgiveness is one of the most difficult things for us to do as human… Continue reading Christian Forgiveness
One phrase; two intentions. The first is the question, why Christianity? WHY CHRISTIANITY? Because Christianity is valid in its internal consistency – the Bible does not contradict itself, and a “true believer” is a fundamentalist who follows the principles in the Book (at least as best as we can). When a believer follows the tenets of… Continue reading “Why” Christianity
“But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge; but we have been throughly made manifest among you in all things.”2 Corinthians 11:6 This chapter really hit me today. Paul is my favorite preacher. It’s not just because his books are the crux of Christianity, but because I see my personality throughout his… Continue reading Plain, Rude, and Biblical
James 5:16 “Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” This is a great passage on prayer. We are to not only confess our faults - which takes humility and honesty - but we are to pray… Continue reading Effectual Fervent Prayer
Empathy should be a Christian ideal. Romans 12:15 reads, Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.Ephesians 4:32 says, And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. These verses epitomize empathy. Someone quote shared a Facebook post I made… Continue reading Do Christians Still Empathize?
Matthew 19:21-22 reads, “Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me 22 But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.” Christ asked… Continue reading Sell All You Have
“And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.”Revelation 6:2 I have always thought of Antichrist as an archer carrying a bow, as in bow and arrow, just without the arrows. There… Continue reading He “Had a Bow.”
“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?”Mark 8:36 Yesterday, the Benham Brothers spoke at my workplace. They rose to fame because they lost a show on HGTV because they refused to back down from their public opposition to gay marriage back in 2014.… Continue reading Gain the World, Lose Our Souls
“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,”Ephesians 5:15 In my Sunday school class, we have been talking about our “Daily Walk,” and how we take many Biblical concepts for granted. We discussed physical walking and all the health benefits that come along with it, but that our “Daily Walk” needs… Continue reading Walking Circumspectly
“Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and… Continue reading Does Christ Know You?