Paul’s Conversion Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

Conversion of Paul

What can we learn from Saul’s conversion who later was called Paul during his visitation with Christ on the Damascus road?Saul the Destroyer When Stephen was martyred for preaching the gospel, Saul was an eyewitness.   Was this the moment that his conscious was stirred about what he was doing?  Even so, it was said that “Saul approved of his execution” (Acts 8:1a).  Saul’s name means destroyer and he was certainly living up to his name as “there arose on that day a great persecution against … [Read more...]

Crossing the Red Sea: Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

Crossing The Read Sea Bible Story

Is there something that Christians can learn from the Red Sea crossing?  If so, what is it?The Red Sea or the Sea of Reeds Crossing? I have heard that some translations say that Israel crossed the Reed Sea instead of the Red Sea and that is why Israel was able to cross successfully and escape the Egyptian army.  The Reed Sea or Sea of Reeds is very shallow in places and sometimes its depth is only a few inches deep.  If this is true then the Israelites didn’t need a miracle but what I find a … [Read more...]

What Does 666 Mean In The Bible And End Times?

666 Meaning in the Bible

The number 666 has fascinated many and they naturally associate it with the end times.  What is the connection between 666 and the end times described in the Bible?The Number 666 Some associate this number with the anti-Christ, some with the Pope, and yet others even with the President but let’s examine Scripture to see what the context of this number is mentioned in.  There should be no real mystery here because the number 666 says that it’s the number of the beast and the number of man or … [Read more...]

What Is A Christian Response To Genetic Engineering?

Human Engineering

What do you think about genetic engineering?  Are there biblical concepts that would seem to support this or to argue against it?Genetic Engineering Today, scientists are making huge strides in manipulating genes and doing some amazing things.  Since genetic engineering is not mentioned in the Bible, it is difficult to determine whether genetic engineering is within the parameters of God’s will or not but many believe that it’s playing with fire.  God did give mankind dominion over the earth … [Read more...]

Wide is the Gate; Broad is the Path to Destruction: A Bible Study on Matthew 7

Wide is the Gate

Some of Jesus’ teachings are very hard but they are equally important.  Why did Jesus say the gate is wide and the path is broad that leads to destruction?Warning of False Teachers I believe that Satan has his own preachers in many of the churches today.  Why else would Jesus tell us to “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves” (Matt 7:15)?  They were “sheep’s clothing” because they are supposed to be shepherds and may even look like the … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Repentance

Bible verses about repentance

Many churches don't even preach about the need for repentance anymore.  Here are my top 7 Bible verses on repentance.What is Repentance? The Greek word where repentance is used as a noun is "metanoia" which means "a change of mind."  When Jesus started His ministry He said "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand" (Matt 4:17).  In this case, Jesus used the verb form of repentance which is "metanoeō" which again means "to change one's mind" or "heartily to amend with abhorrence of one's … [Read more...]