Synopsis Of The Book of Acts From The Bible

Synopsis of Book of Acts

The Book of Acts tells about the beginning of the church.  What are the highlights of this book?  Here is a synopsis of the Book of Acts.Acts Date and Purpose The Book of Acts is simply called “Acts” and some call it “The Book of Acts” while others call it “The Acts of the Apostles” but I believe is should really be called “The Acts of the Holy Spirit” for it is all about the church being founded and being led and directed by the Holy Spirit even though the book is most often called “The Boo … [Read more...]

David and Bathsheba Bible Story: Summary, Lessons and Study

David and Bathsehba Bible Story

The Bible doesn’t tell the accounts of biblical heroes through “rose colored glasses” but tells the whole story of each character, warts and all.  What can we learn from the story of David and Bathsheba?David’s First Mistake King David was the greatest of Israel’s kings.  He ruled over the largest territorial reign in their history.  The kingdom prospered in his time like it did in no other.  It is said that right after great successes comes the greatest risk for a great fall and that is exa … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Wisdom and Knowledge In The Bible?

Differences between wisdom and knowledge

Are wisdom and knowledge the same thing?  If not, what are the differences between the two and how can we know the difference?  How can we gain wisdom and knowledge?True Wisdom The Bible says that “Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days” (Job 12:12) and so we know that wisdom comes from experience but that’s not the true source of wisdom.   I have learned many things from the many mistakes that I have made and so with experience I have learned and usually the hard way, … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Tithes and Offerings In the Bible?

What is the difference between tithe and offerings

What difference is there between tithes and offerings?  Are they the same?  Are they different?  Should Christians tithe todayCan We Rob God? Offerings are given to God but so are tithes.  How do offerings differ from tithes?  Do Christians rob God today?  Malachi 3:6-12 speaks of tithes and offerings as being different but also says that withholding both is like robbing from God:“For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed.  From the days of your … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between The Soul and The Spirit? A Bible Study


What is the difference between a person’s soul and their spirit?   Are they the same or are the completely different?   What does the Bible say about it?What the Bible says About the SoulGenesis 2:7 “Then the Lord God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”Some translations say that the “man became a living being” but the literal Hebrew word in this verse for soul is “chay” which means “living, alive.”  Let’ … [Read more...]

Bible Study Topics And Discussion Ideas for Teens

Are there certain topics that Teenagers can study that apply specifically to them?  Yes there are.  Explore topics for teens that you might not have thought of.Teens God Used Teenagers are frequently mentioned in the Bible.  These young men and women were used by God in powerful ways.  There is Mary, the mother of Jesus, Daniel the young man later turned prophet, the young shepherd boy who would rise to prominence as Israel’s greatest king and many others who courageously changed the world f … [Read more...]