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  • Dogs in the Bible

    Dogs are loved, so much so that they are even called “man’s best friend.” In Scripture, however, dogs are mentioned about 40 times but not as your cute and cuddly companion. In ancient days, comparing a human to a dog was to imply that they were of lowly ...

  • Don't Doubt God

    James 1:6 “But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt…”The epistle of James is unique.Through the letter, we can see apostle James’ character. His words are strict, yet further insight reveals his humility and absolute reliance on God's grace. James was a man ...

  • The Sweetest Song I

    This story from Greek mythology takes place on a mysterious island inhabited by a host of creatures called Sirens who are beautiful-bodied, sweet-voiced temptresses. Taking on the form of beautiful women, Sirens lured unsuspecting sailors toward shore by singing. Upon crashing into rocks hidden ...

  • How to have hope when everything is going wrong. Hopeless and Depressed? Here is the Story of Bartimaeus

    This is a true story.  Turn to Mark 10:46-52. If you look at the Bible,  some people didn't seem likely to receive salvation, but they received it. On the other hand, the people who seemed likely to be the first to receive salvation, did not. The teachers, scribes, and ...

  • 7 Greek Words Christians Should Know

    As a Christian, you will come across many Greek words at church, during Bible study, sermons or in conversation. Here are some common Koine (Biblical) Greek words worth knowing. Kerygma (Proclamation of God’s Word)Kerygma (from the Greek word κήρυγμα ...

  • The Woman Who Broke the Alabaster Jar

    Luke 7:36-50 This scene of the woman pouring out the alabaster jar of perfume on Jesus’ feet is slightly different from other Gospel records. Jesus was in the home of a leper named Simon. While here, Jesus is invited by Simon a Pharisee to his home. Others focus on the emotion of the ...

  • How to memorize Bible verses

    There is an easy way to memorize bible verses and there is a hard way, according to Ron White, the National Memory Champion."You could post up sticky notes all over your home with bible verses and try to memorize one verse a week. Sure that is possible but is that really a good way to memorize ...

  • Learning to Trust God

    This summer I gave myself the goal of learning to swim. Traumatized by a childhood experience of almost drowning to death, I never imagined I would swim one day. I eventually motivated myself to sign up for swim classes since I really want to be able to enjoy in water with my little ones.The very ...

  • How Can I Please God?

     God was pleased with the male and female He created. He said, “it was very good.” The first image of man created by God was pleasing to Him. However, we see many times that human beings are far from the image that God made them in. The sinfulness of mankind gives Him ...

  • 5 Prayers You Will Love

    "And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests." –Ephesians 6:18. Here are five encouraging prayers you can save for the moments when you will need them: Prayer for Strength, Prayer for Help, Prayer for Healing, Prayer for Protection, Prayer for ...

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