Fortunately the essence of this revelation did not escape Mary despite the angel’s obscure speech, and, much surprised, she asked him, So Jesus is my son and the son of the Lord, Woman, what are...
Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your fleeting life which He has given to you under the sun; for this is your reward”…Ecclesiastes 9:9 (NASB)
Happiness isn’t something she spends much time thinking about. Survival, discomfort, hunger…these are the concerns that fill her days.
And so, at least symbolically, the blood of Eve courses through each one of her daughters’ veins. We are each associated with life; each subject to the impossible expectations and cruel projections of men; each...
No weapon formed against you shall prosper, and every tongue which rises against you in judgment, you shall condemn.
Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer.
Persephone is just a name for a spirit of beauty at a certain time in history. I’m sure we could argue a biblical place for her if it matters. Your wife has the name of...
If we would answer the question of the existence of the Evil then we would not be sinners, we could make something else responsible.
Richard Dawkins regards faith as an evil to be eliminated; he takes all religious faith to be blind faith. (Dawkins says) ‘Scientific belief is based on publicly checkable evidence, religious faith not only lacks evidence,...
—John C. Lennox
Let them enjoy their Eden while they can; though there’s plenty of apples, I fear, on the tree yet, Mr Lawford.
The Bible is the philosophy of life.
—Lailah Gifty Akita
Love thy neighbor yes, but love thyself first.
The fatal effects of sin can be removed only by the provision that God has made. The Israelites saved their lives by looking upon the uplifted serpent. That look implied faith. They lived because they...
The Bible is the most inspired book of all times.
The biblical account of the origin of the cosmos in Genesis, for example, posits that a god created the physical universe particularly with human beings in mind, and so unsurprisingly placed the Earth at the...
I still believe that many Americans have a deep longing for that glorious moment when a sermon is more Biblical than American.
Once you hit rock bottom, that’s where you perfectly stand; That’s your chance of restarting, but restarting the right way.
Officially, the New Testament church at an early stage took seriously their responsibility for widows who lacked family or other resources. The office of deacon was instituted initially to address this pressing need.
—Carolyn Curtis James
Everyone has scars. Moses has scars. Elijah has scars. Jesus has scars. And, I have scars, that’s what I call motivation.
God had banished man from the Garden of Eden for daring to trespass upon the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.- But What if man learned to grow his own Tree? Where might it...
Thankfully, life is a journey of progress and not perfection, and we can improve our blurred reflection by taking up the Sword of the Spirit. We can find a healthy dose of just how much...
Our conduct has a direct influence on how people think about the gospel. The world doesn’t judge us by our theology; the world judges us by our behavior. People don’t necessarily want to know what...
Cuz I can count on one hand the men who’ve loved me, not in the Biblical sense—I don’t have enough digits for that—but who have truly loved me.
…there is still a need for those of us nestled deep within the Christian bubble to look beyond the status quo and critically assess the degree to which we are really living biblically.
True biblical love is a selfless commitment of one’s body, soul, and spirit to the betterment of the other person.
Some people don’t want to take time to differentiate between what is mystical and the truth; and what is cultural and biblical. Don’t be lazy!
Whenever I’m particularly frustrated by a problem in my life or in my garden, i meditate on the words of St. Paul in his letter to the Galations, “Be not deceived; God is not mocked;...
One could say that my view legitimately fuses the end-time messianic expectations of all three Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Islam, and Christianity!
A sinner’s humanity will cause him to fall from grace again and again, but his human pride, ego, or feeling of unworthiness should not prevent him from seeking God’s forgiveness again and again.
the man and his wife were both naked, and were not ashamed.
It’s Time2Know, Time2Understand!
The Bible is the story of two gardens: Eden and Gethsemane. In the first, Adam took a fall. In the second, Jesus took a stand. In the first, God sought Adam. In the second, Jesus...
Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord builds the city, the guard keeps watch in vain.
True biblical love is sacrificing, purifying, nurturing, and enduring.
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