How to Study the Bible: 5 Unique Techniques

Here are 5 ways to study the Bible that you may never have considered.  Maybe you could add your own suggestion.   In what ways could you increase your understanding of the Word of God?The Command to Study; Just Do It The Bible tells us to “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2 Tim 2:15) in order to “be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and te … [Read more...]

What is God’s Grace?

How do we define God’s grace?  Why does every believer and every lost person need the grace of God?A Definition of Grace I have my own definition of grace; it is God’s unmerited, unwarranted favor.  It is what we get that we do not deserve.  That’s why it’s called grace. If it was earned or worked for then it wouldn’t be grace anymore since “if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace” Rom 11:6).  If you received a birthday present, did … [Read more...]

God’s Favor: How Do I Obtain It?

God's Favor

Everyone likes to be favored but how can a believer obtain God’s favor?  What does the Bible have to say about being favored by God?We All Need a Favor Everyone needs a favor once in a while.  There are friends, family, and co-workers that sometimes need a helping hand and we have done a favor for them and they may have done a favor for us to.  There is no shortage of people helping people when it comes to doing favors for one another but what about God?  How can a person obtain God’s favor? … [Read more...]

6 Important Lessons Learned About Money From the Bible

Jesus spoke more about money that heaven and hell combined so He understood human nature and what money does to people.

What are 6 important lessons from the Bible about money and what a Christian should do with it?Money to Give One of the most obvious things Christians should do with their money is to help the poor.  I have heard it said that there are just too many people to help and so they can’t do anything but we can all at least do something.  Look in our own neighborhoods or cities.  There is always the need to help those who have little.  This doesn’t mean you walk up to a homeless person and hand the … [Read more...]

What Did Jesus Eat? Popular Bible Foods in the Day of Jesus


What did Jesus eat when He lived on the earth?  Was His diet kosher or do we know?  Did it really matter?  What were the foods available in the days where Jesus walked the earth?Food We Know Jesus Ate We know for sure that Jesus ate fish because Luke 24:41b-43 He asks, “Have you any food here? And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of a honeycomb. And he took it, and did eat before them.”  Some manuscripts don’t have the word “honey” but this is something that was not sinful to eat … [Read more...]

What Do Quakers Believe? What Are Their Beliefs on Jesus?

The Quakers call themselves Quakers but also “Friends”

What do Quakers believe about God and the Bible?  Do they believe differently about Jesus than mainstream Christianity does?How the Quakers Got their Name The Quakers were founded in the 1600’s by George Fox and according to his biography, he was brought before England’s magistrates Nathaniel Barton and Gervase Bennet on charges of religious heresy.  One of those magistrates, Gervase Bennet, is responsible for the name Quakers. The Quakers call themselves Quakers but also “Friends” becau … [Read more...]