What is a Covenant? A Bible Definition of Covenant

What is a covenant

There is the Old Covenant and the New Covenant but what is a covenant?  What does the Bible define as a covenant?What is a Covenant? A covenant is so important to believers because it is an agreement ratified by blood by a God Who cannot lie and never abandons what He promises.  It is the agreement between two parties, us and God, which are contained in the Scriptures which have been revealed to us.  Marriage is like a covenant which is in effect until one of the parties die.   The covenant … [Read more...]

John Wesley: Biography and Role in Christian History

Who was John Wesley?  Why should we care to know about this man?  His role in the history of Christianity must be told.John Wesley, Founder of Methodism John Wesley (1703-1791) was one of the most significant men in the history of Christianity and was among one of the leaders in the Holiness Movement, which was a belief in taking the Bible’s teachings and applying them to daily life and to moment by moment strive to avoid sin.  He believed in the regeneration by grace which brings a beli … [Read more...]

Is Tithing Still Required Today?

Is Tithing Required Today

Is tithing still required today?  Does the New Testament or did Jesus say anything about tithing?The Tithe of the Old Testament There were actually three tithes in the Old Testament.  The word “tithe” is an old English word meaning a tenth so a tithe was 10% of the gross of one’s income, whether that was money, livestock, seed, fruit, vegetables and any other produce or products (like sheep skins).  It was a portion that was holy to God.  Everything actually belongs to God so it’s not just t … [Read more...]

5 Important Bible Verses For Grandparents to Learn

Bible verses for grandparents

Is there anyone more special than a grandparent to grandchildren?  What are some important Bible verses for grandparents?Grandparents, A Godly HeritageSecond Timothy 2:4-5 “As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy.  I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.”I have used this verse for mothers but it is equally of value to grandmothers because … [Read more...]

5 Important Bible Verses For Mothers To Learn

Bible Verses For Mothers

What are some of the most important Bible verses relating to mothers in the Bible?  What can they tell us about how to be a godly mother and how we should value our own mother and honor her?The Stored Treasure in a Mother’s HeartLuke 2:51 “And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them.  And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.“This happened just after Jesus was missing from the traveling party that left Jerusalem after the feast and Jesus … [Read more...]

5 Important Bible Verses For Fathers To Learn

Bible verses for fathers

Fathers play a pivotal role in the family and often the success of the father determines the success of the family.  What Bible verses show us just how important fathers are in the family?Fathers Role in the HomeDeuteronomy 6:6-9 “And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart.  You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.  You shall bind them as … [Read more...]