What is the Difference Between Dreams and Visions in the Bible?

Difference Between Dreams and Visions

Are there differences between dreams and visions?  If so, what are they?Dreams and Visions Joel prophesied about dreams and visions in Joel 2:28 “And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.”  The very fact that Joel writes that dreams and visions will come indicates that they are not the same thing.  Why else would Joel delineate between th … [Read more...]

What is the Difference Between Jealousy and Envy in the Bible?

Envy vs Jealousy

Is there any difference between envy and jealousy in the Bible? If so, what are the differences between the two?Jealousy is… Jealously have been described as a “green-eyed monster of envy” but is jealousy really envy?  When a friend of mine noticed that another man was giving too much attention to his wife he became a little jealous.  His jealously came to the surface when he saw that this man appeared to be flirting with his wife.  When he talked to his wife about it, she said that she had … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses Showing God’s Sovereignty

Bible Verses About God's Sovereignty

Christians understand that God is sovereign over all that happens.  What are some of the best Bible verses that show this?What is Sovereignty? Sovereignty can be defined as having supreme authority, control, and power over all that has happened, is happening, and will happen in the future in all times across all history.  Christians define it as the ruler of the universe, God, having the right, the authority, and the power to govern all that happens and what has, is, or will happen being in … [Read more...]

What are the Differences Between Paradise and Heaven in the Bible?

Paradise vs Heaven

Are heaven and paradise the same thing?  Did the thief on the cross go to heaven or paradise?Paradise is… Jesus told the thief on the cross “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise” but where is paradise (Luke 23:43)?  Is this heaven or is it a different place?  Jesus told the church at Ephesus “To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God” (Rev 2:7) so apparently paradise is where God is at because it is called the “Para … [Read more...]

What Are The Differences Between Law and Grace in the Bible?

Law vs Grace

Are grace and law opposed to one another?  Since we are under grace, do we still have to keep the law? Grace is… Grace is God’s unmerited favor which He bestows upon all those who repent and trust in Christ.  Grace has been called; God’s riches at Christ’s expense.  God gives us what we do not deserve.  If grace were merited, then it wouldn’t be grace anymore but salvation by works and no one is saved by works.  Paul clearly defined this in Romans 11:6 writing “But if it is by grace, it is no l … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Prayer and Praying

Bible Verses About Prayer

We are commanded to always pray so what are some of the top Bible verses on prayer and how might they help you be more consistent in prayer?Prayer is… Prayer has been described as having a long talk with a great God.  It is pouring out your heart to God about all your desires, needs, and requests for others.  I believe every prayer should begin with praising our great God.  Then we should be pouring out our thanks to Him in gratitude for all that He has already done. Next, we should make our … [Read more...]