Why Did Jesus Have To Cleanse The Temple?

Jesus cleansed the Temple twice, but why did He do it? What was the purpose?Jesus Cleanses the Temple When Jesus saw all of the money changers taking advantage of those coming to exchange their currency to pay their Temple taxes and to buy animals for sacrifice for the Passover, Jesus quoted Jeremiah when He said, “Has this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, I myself have seen it, declares the LORD” (Jer 7:11). Jeremiah was saying this in the con … [Read more...]

How To Keep Satan Off Your Back

If you’re experiencing spiritual attacks, here’s how you can keep Satan and his demons off your back.Do Nothing In the first place, Satan does not generally go after those in the church unless they are one of the more influential Christian pastors or teachers. He is going to concentrate on the “big fish” like national leaders, powerful business men and women, and those who hold great power, influence, and wealth. If he can get them to bend to his schemes, then he’s not going to have to waste … [Read more...]

The Protective Purpose Of Pain

There is a protective and productive purpose in pain. Read what the Bible says about pain.Keeps us Alive Not all pain is bad. Pain in exercise can tell us it’s time to quit or time to keep going (for some). At other times, pain tells us somethings wrong. When we begin to feel pain somewhere in the body, our bodies are sending us a signal that there is a problem and we had better get it checked out. Pain says, “I’ll keep nagging at you until you get this thing checked out” (whatever it is or … [Read more...]

The Last Days According To Jesus

What are some things that Jesus said would be happening just prior to His return?The End of the Age After Jesus and the disciples walked out of the Temple, they asked Him, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age” (Matt 24:3)? Notice that there are actually three questions: “When we these things be” (the destruction of the Temple), “What will be the sign of your coming,” and what will be the sign “of the end of the age?” We alrea … [Read more...]

Were Adam and Eve Saved?

Bible scholars believe that Adam and Eve may have been saved, but others argue they were not. Does the Bible give us any indication?The Fall At one time, there was everything Adam and Eve could have wanted. All Adam had to do was to tend the garden, but when Eve was deceived by the Serpent, the innocence of mankind was lost forever, and it would be thousands of years later when the curse would be reversed by Jesus Christ Who redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean To Fear The Lord?

The Bible teaches that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, so what does it mean to fear the Lord? Why type of fear is it?Beginning of Wisdom Human beings have seemed to always seek out more power, money, and influence, yet the most pressing need, and indeed, the most crucial need isn’t even sought, and that’s the wisdom of God. Humanity has a lot of knowledge, but without wisdom, this knowledge can self-inflict a lot of harm to our species…and it has, but until you have a knowl … [Read more...]