What Is Philia Love In The Bible?


What is brotherly love? What does the Bible say about this type of love?Brotherly Love Thayer’s Greek Lexicon transliterates the word love in Romans 12:10 “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor” as “philadelphia” for which the “city of brotherly love” in Pennsylvania is called. The Quakers described this love (philia) as a kind, benevolent love that they themselves practiced. This is different from the “agapē” mentioned in Romans chapter 12 and in 1st … [Read more...]

What Is Brotherly Love In The Bible? A Bible Definition of Brotherly Love


What does the Bible say about brother love? How do the Scriptures define it?  Who is my Brother? Jesus once told the Parable of the Good Samaritan when asked “Who is my brother?” In this parable Jesus (Luke 10:25-37) shows that it is basically anyone in need and not someone who is only a blood relative so brotherly love is shown to all men and women who need help at various times in their lives, just as we do from time to time. Just as the author of Hebrews says in 13:1 “Keep on lovin … [Read more...]

What Did Jesus Teach About Money? What Does The Bible Say About Money?


The Bible, just like Jesus, has a lot to say about money. What can we learn from Jesus and from Scripture about money?  Woe to the Rich Jesus always said things that were contrary to the ways of the world and looking at the ways of the world and that these ways of the world are not working very well, we need to seriously consider what Jesus taught about money. For one thing He said “He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty” (Luke 1:53). That seems jus … [Read more...]

Did Jesus Really Die On Good Friday? A Bible Study


What does the Bible say about the day on which Jesus died? Was it as most believe, on Good Friday?  Was Jesus in the Grave for Three Days? Jesus is believed to have died on Good Friday but some people have a hard time seeing that from Friday to Sunday morning He would have been dead for three days but even if you take part of Friday, then Saturday and then Saturday night into Sunday, that is still three days because Saturday night after sunset is when the day begins for the Jews and … [Read more...]

Where Was Jesus Baptized? A Bible Study


Where was Jesus baptized? Does it matter where as much as He was and why did He get baptized since He was sinless?  Why Was Jesus Baptized? The question that many had and still have today about Jesus’ baptism was the same question that John the Baptist asked; why? Why would a sinless Savior, the Lamb of God, need to be baptized? He was perfect in every way. Believers are commanded to repent and be baptized but Jesus never had the need to repent for He never sinned so why was it n … [Read more...]

Where Was Jesus Buried? A Bible Study


Buried in a Rich Man’s Grave There is actually a prophesy about Jesus burial place. It didn’t necessary give the exact location but it was prophesied in Isaiah 53:8-9 that “that he was cut off out of the land of the living, stricken for the transgression of my people and they made his grave with the wicked and with a rich man in his death, although he had done no violence, and there was no deceit in his mouth.”   This was fulfilled when “there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who al … [Read more...]