How Can A Christian Glorify God At Work?

Is it possible to glorify God, even in the work place?Glorifying God There is one reason God created the heavens and the universe, and of course that includes us, and it was that He would be glorified. The psalmist understood that “The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands” (Psalm 19:1), and more than that, as if the speak, “Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge” (Psalm 19:2). [1]  Although the universe doe … [Read more...]

Can Christians Have A Spell Or Curse Put On Them?

Does the Bible say Christians can be put under a spell or curse?Who is Cursed? I cannot count the times when people have said they were worried about someone putting a spell on them or they have been cursed by someone and are afraid that their family lives under a generational curse. The Bible does say a lot about curses and blessings but not in the way we might think. Because Satan deceived Eve and tempted Adam and Eve to sin, he was cursed from that day forward (Gen 3:14), and so was the … [Read more...]

How Christians Should React To Persecution And Hate

How should believers react to persecution and hate? Jesus tells us how. Proactive and Not Reactive When we are persecuted for righteousness’ sake or for being a Christ-follower, we shouldn’t be surprised at all. You can simply read some of the comments reader leave and see that you and I will be insulted, name-called, and have derogatory insults about our character hurled at us, but that’s actually a good thing. The Apostle Peter wrote, “do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon … [Read more...]

The Fall Of Mankind: Genesis 3 Bible Study And Commentary

The fall of mankind took place in a perfect environment, so why Adam and Eve fall into sin?Genesis 3:1 Many people think that only if the world were a better place, they would not be enticed to sin and in a perfect world, there would be no need to sin, but what was more perfect than the Garden of Eden (Gen 2)? There was no poverty, pain, or panic in the Garden because every need Adam and Eve had was met, so having a perfect condition or world doesn’t guarantee that we won’t still sin. In fac … [Read more...]

God’s Promise to Joshua And Believers: A Bible Study And Commentary

Read how God encouraged Joshua (and us) after Moses’ death to lead Israel into the Promised Land.Joshua 1:2-3 After Joshua was taking over for Moses who had passed away, God must have known Joshua needed encouragement, so He told Joshua, “Moses my servant is dead. Now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you and all this people, into the land that I am giving to them, to the people of Israel. Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to M … [Read more...]

John 15: Jesus Is The True Vine Bible Study And Commentary

Here is a look at Jesus the True Vine in John 15. John 15:1-2 When Jesus was speaking to His disciples, He told them, “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit” (John 15:1-2) but the disciples must have wondered what this meant? One of the symbols of ancient Israel was that of a vine…and a fruitful vine, but Israel failed to produce the fruit that … [Read more...]