What Does The Authority Of Scripture Mean?

What does it mean when someone speaks about the authority of Scripture?Second Timothy 3:16-17 “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” We can be comprehensive when we say that Scripture is not of human origin but were breathed-out by God Himself and were given to men to record and these and all Scriptures are for the purpose of tea … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Streets of Gold?

Does the Bible really say that there are streets of gold in heaven?The New Jerusalem The Bible describes a time when the kingdom of heaven arrives on earth, but it’s in the form of the New Jerusalem. The Apostle John wrote, “I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband” (Rev 21:1-2) so here, heaven’s … [Read more...]

What Is A Born Again Christian?

What does it mean when someone says they’re born again?Born Again When one of the lead teachers of the Pharisees came by night to visit Jesus, Nicodemus said “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him” (John 3:2) but Jesus told him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). Nicodemus couldn’t understand about being born again (yet) but the phrase, “born again” … [Read more...]

Is Your Conscience The Voice Of God?

Is your conscience the voice of God speaking to you? How can you know if it is or isn’t?What is the Conscience? The word “conscience” is a compound of two words meaning “con” (with) “science” (knowledge), so our own conscience means having the knowledge of something we’re going to do or say, have done and said, or will do or say in the future. The conscience is not an audible voice but many say it’s very close to one since the conscience speaks to them (and us,) in thoughts about whether the … [Read more...]

20 Ice Breaker Questions For Small Groups

Here are 20 icebreaker questions for small groups. Breaking the Ice The phrase,” breaking the ice” or “ice breakers” is like getting through the outer surface level to find out what’s below or inside a person. We can open up the conversation by asking a series of questions where the small group can get to know one another on a much more intimate level. This allows us to let our guards down and be more transparent with each other, so breaking the ice can move the conversation into areas where we … [Read more...]

How To Correctly Interpret The Bible

How can we correctly interpret the Bible? Are there certain things to look for?The Bible The Bible is an amazing book. It has been written over a 1,500-year period with 40 different authors, most who didn’t know one another personally but still being in agreement on things like being saved by faith because believing God is seen as having faith in God. The rreference of being saved by faith goes all the way back to Genesis 15:6 where it said, “And he believed the LORD, and he counted it to hi … [Read more...]


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