What Is The True Meaning Of Christmas?

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Ask random people on the street, and you’ll probably get at least a dozen different answers. Some might say: “Christmas is about giving.” “Christmas is about family and loved ones.” “Christmas is about being kind to strangers.” “Christmas is a church holiday.” “Christmas is about Jesus.” And all of these answers would be correct.Christmas Is About Giving John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Caring For Animals

What Does The Bible Say About Animals

Pets are popular, without a doubt. Many families, including newly married couples, opt to have some type of animal and consider it family. This includes dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, birds, and even tinier creatures like hermit crabs. For some reason, we love to have animals. Personally, I have had a cat since I was 11 or 12 (currently I am 23). They become a part of your family, so much so that when they die a grieving process comes with it. The Bible doesn’t specifically talk about having a pet o … [Read more...]

What Does A Rainbow Mean In The Bible?

Rainbows are such a beautiful part of creation. After a rainstorm, it’s wonderful to see the big, colorful arc appear in the sky. It leaves people breathless and gives them relief after a period of rain. But, what is the meaning of a rainbow in the Bible? Is it even found within the pages of Scripture? The answer, amazingly, is yes! Something that we see today was also viewed back in Bible times. Despite that, though, there is a lot more significance to the rainbow. It’s so significant, matter of … [Read more...]

How To Write a Sermon Outline

What is a way that a pastor or preacher can write a good sermon outline?  What ways would you suggest?Is an Outline Necessary? Charles Spurgeon is one of the greatest preachers of all time and he wrote out his sermons, word for word so the question is “Is a sermon outline even necessary?”  If not, then is it okay to write out sermon outlines or to write out the sermon in full?  This depends on the man who is preaching.  I see nothing wrong with having a sermon outline or a fully written serm … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Astrology?

What Does The Bible Say About Astrology

People have long been fascinated by the universe. Specifically, the stars and everything in the night sky has fascinated great minds and laypeople alike. Some people center their entire worldview or religion on it, resulting in things like horoscopes and mapping the stars for direction in their life. In fact, take a look at popular movies and literature—the ideas are prevalent! Stars are often viewed as a type of guide, telling people exactly what path they should take in their life. This leads o … [Read more...]

Who Were The Amalekites In The Bible?

Who were the Amalekites mentioned in the Bible?  Why is it important that we should know about them?The Origins of the Amalekites The Amalekites are descendants of Amalek who was the grandson of Esau.  Genesis 36:15-16 states “These are the chiefs of the sons of Esau. The sons of Eliphaz the firstborn of Esau: the chiefs Teman, Omar, Zepho, Kenaz, Korah, Gatam, and Amalek; these are the chiefs of Eliphaz in the land of Edom; these are the sons of Adah.”  The Amalekites, like the Edomite’s, w … [Read more...]