Top 7 Bible Verses About Your Heart

Bible Verses About Heart

Here are 7 of my top Bible verses about the heart.The Heart is Deceitful and WickedJeremiah 17:9-10 “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?  I the Lord search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”You think you know your own heart?  Think again!  Our hearts can deceive us so easily.  God says “who can understand it?” but He answers His own question by saying “the Lord se … [Read more...]

4 Bible Stories About People Facing Struggles or Trials

Bible Stories about struggles

  How many of us can identify with those who struggled with their faith during a trial in the Bible?  Here are 4 such stories about people who faced great struggles and trials.Job and His Friends Who can say that they have suffered more than Job did?  Not anyone that I know of.   God allowed Satan to buffet Job to such a degree that he started to despair even of life and the day of his birth but don’t be too hard on Job.  His friends accused him of sin, his wife told him to curse God a … [Read more...]

The Empty Tomb of Jesus Christ Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

Empty Tomb of Jesus

What lesson is there to learn from the empty tomb of Christ?  Are there applications for the believer today? What Does the Open Tomb Prove? The tomb was not left open so that Christ could get out.  It was left open so that those who saw Christ die on the cross could go in to see that the tomb was empty and that He was raised from the dead.   The Pharisees were so concerned about Jesus, even after He died on the cross, that "The next day, that is, after the day of Preparation, the chief priests … [Read more...]

Temptation Of Jesus Christ Bible Story Summary, Study And Lesson

Temptation of Jesus

Why was Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness recorded for us in Scripture?  What are believers to learn from this account?The Great Tempter Jesus was tempted more than anyone that has ever been tempted in all of human history because He was tempted directly by Satan and Satan appeared in person before Christ.  I do not believe that any of us could have resisted him if we were placed in such a position as Christ was.  Jesus gives us the model though for resisting the temptation of the Enemy an … [Read more...]

David Is Chosen By God Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

David Is Chosen By God

When David was chosen by God as king of Israel, why did God make him wait so many years to sit on the throne?The Search for a King When it became apparent that King Saul failed in his duties by disobeying God (1 Sam 15), God told Samuel that He was going to appoint a new king for Israel.   God spoke to Samuel and said “I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have provided for myself a king among his sons” (1 Sam 16:1b). At that time Samuel “consecrated Jesse and his sons and invited … [Read more...]

Transfiguration of Jesus Christ Bible Story Summary, Study and Lesson

Transfiguration of Jesus Christ

The Transfiguration is one of the most amazing parts of the gospel but why is it recorded in the Scriptures?  For what purpose was it recorded?The Greek Word for Transfiguration When Jesus invited Peter, James, and John to witness the Transfiguration, the word used in the Greek is “metamorphoo” which means “to change into another form” and from which we get our English word “metamorphosis” from.  This is what is described when a caterpillar goes into a cocoon stage and then is transformed or … [Read more...]