What Do Christian Missionaries Do?

What is the life of a Christian missionary like? What do they do on missions?Missionaries Every Christian should be on mission for Christ. Just as Jesus gave the disciples, and I believe He gives all of us, an imperative command, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age” (Matt 28:19-20). Jesus d … [Read more...]

How A Christian Can Overcome A Love Of Money

How can believers overcome the pulls of the love of money?A Root of Evil When the Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy, he was concerned about the sins that were associated with pursing money, because he knew that many were making shipwrecks of their faith. For this reason, Paul wrote, “the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs” (1st Tim 6:10). This doesn’t mean money is evil in it … [Read more...]

Why Can’t A Christian Date or Marry An Atheist?

Why can’t a Christian date or marry an atheist? What’s the problem?Few Things in Common The Apostle Paul commands the church to not be yoked with unbelievers because he knows that this is not God’s will, and so he wrote, “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness” (2nd Cor 6:14), for “What accord has Christ with Belial? What portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement ha … [Read more...]

5 Good Things To Pray For Daily

Here are five things we should pray for every day. Pray to Avoid Sin Jesus was asked by His disciples to teach them to pray as John the Baptist taught His disciples to pray (Luke 11:2) so Jesus tells them, not to pray this prayer, but to pray like this: “Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation” (Luke 11:2-4). One of the most obvious things … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About The Ocean Or The Sea

Here are seven Bible verses relating to the ocean or the sea.Psalm 146:6 “Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever.” The first verse about the ocean or sea is naturally about the Creator of it. God not only made the heavens and the earth, but also the sea and all that lives in them. The psalmist is obviously writing about the creation of all things and that He “keeps faith forever” in the sense that it is He “who executes justice for the oppressed … [Read more...]

What Does Foreknew or Foreknow Mean When Used In The Bible?

What does the world “foreknew” or “foreknow” mean when used in the Bible? What does it have to do with Christians?The Sovereignty of God Rather than read some theologians definition of the sovereignty of God or look it up in one of my Bible dictionaries, I thought, let the Word of God define what that looks like and there are dozens of Scriptures I could turn to but can only manage to use a few. One of the best examples comes from the Apostle Paul who wrote Timothy and instructed him and the … [Read more...]