What Does Yahweh Mean? A Biblical Study

What Does Yaweh Mean?

God is called Yahweh.  What does this name mean?  Should we call God Yahweh?Is YHWH Yahweh? YHWH is a Tetragrammaton or God’s given name in the Old Testament but Bible scholars cannot agree on exactly how this name of God was or is to be pronounced.  The Hebrew language does not contain vowels (e.g. e, I o, u, a) so that is why God’s name appears as YHWH and that is why all the letters of His name are always capitalized since His name is a proper noun.  When God revealed His name to Moses, H … [Read more...]

What Is Repentance? Bible Definition of Repent and Repentance

What is Repentance

What exactly is repentance?  Why is it so important?  Are the terms repent and repentance the same or are they different?What Repent Means The Greek word for repent in the New Testament is “metanoeo” which means “to change one’s mind” and this involves a turning from sin with contrition to God.  It’s like you headed out for a drive down the freeway but you went down the wrong way and were now headed in the wrong lane and the traffic was now coming straight at you.   You need to turn around a … [Read more...]

Can A Person Be Demon Possessed? A Bible Study on Demonic Possession

Can A Person Be Demon Possessed

Can Christians be demon possessed?   What about non-believers, can they be possessed and are some possessed today?Demon Possession I cannot find one Scripture where a Christian was possessed by a demon or by Satan.  Satan seemed to speak through Simon one time when Jesus rebuked Satan  who was influencing what Peter was saying but Peter nor were any Christians in the Bible, including the Old Testament saints, every possessed by a demon or by Satan.  We will look at several key passages to se … [Read more...]

Working Out Your Salvation With Fear and Trembling: Meaning and Bible Study

Fear and Trembling

What does God mean when the Bible says that we are to work out our own salvation and to do it with fear and trembling?  What is the meaning of the words fear and trembling?Fearing God is True Wisdom For one thing, fear of God is a reverential, holy, deep respect of God and honoring Him and His Word, the Bible.  To fear God is really the beginning of wisdom (Psalm 111:10; Prov 9:10) because those who fear God read and obey His written Word.  Anyone that takes to heart what God says takes to h … [Read more...]

What Is Spiritual Discernment? A Bible Study

What is Spiritual Discernment

What does it mean to have spiritual discernment?  How can we gain in our understanding and spiritually discern truth from error?King Solomon’s Gift of DiscernmentFirst Kings 3:8-12: “And your servant is in the midst of your people whom you have chosen, a great people, too many to be numbered or counted for multitude. Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?” It pleas … [Read more...]

What Is The Greatest Commandment? A Bible Study

What Is The Greatest Commandment

There is much debate about what the greatest of all the commandments are.  What would you consider is the greatest commandment?  What does the Bible say about this?The Ten Commandments When God gave Moses and the children of Israel the Ten Commandments, it seems that God prioritized the commandments.  The first four dealt with the relationship between God and humans and the last six dealt with humans relating to one another.  This seems to indicate that our first priority is obedience to God … [Read more...]


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