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...]

What Is A Sin Offering?

What is a sin offering according to Scriptures? Offerings In the Old Testament there were several offerings but these offerings almost always dealt with the covering of sin and trespasses. For example, in Leviticus 4:3 it is written that “if it is the anointed priest who sins, thus bringing guilt on the people, then he shall offer for the sin that he has committed a bull from the herd without blemish to the Lord for a sin offering” but “If the whole congregation of Israel sins unintentionally a … [Read more...]

Is One Sin Worse Than The Other?

Does God call one sin worse than another? Are some sins more serious than others?Is All Sin the Same? Have you ever heard any Christian says, “Sin is sin” when they hear of a fellow Christian falling into sin? Is that true? I think its clear even in society not all crimes are the same and we don’t say, “Crime is crime.” A man stealing food to feed his family is not the same crime as one murdering him. Murder is worse than stealing. Stealing is worse than lying (except under oath). Running a … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Resolving Conflict

Here are seven great Bible verses that relate to conflict and how to avoid it.Proverbs 15:1 “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” The way to settle conflict is not who can shout the loudest. Why not put the issue at the center of the conflict and not the people. A simple reminder of the so-called “love chapter” should help as the Apostle Paul wrote, “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own w … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Hobbies

Here are seven Bible verses that might relate to hobbies. First Corinthians 10:31 “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” Hobbies are a great way to unwind. They help us take a break from the daily grind of life. Some like fishing. Others enjoy hunting. I like playing the guitar. I like college sports too but it’s important to make sure whatever hobby it is, that it glorifies God and is something that you believe God would approve of. The Apostle Paul inc … [Read more...]