10 Boys Names In The Bible That Are Still Used Today


Here is a list of boy’s names that are still highly popular and are still being used today with great frequency.Jacob This ranks on one poll as the top Biblical name of them all, which was from the Hebrew name (Ya'aqov) and means “holder of the heel” or “supplanter.” One theory of this name in the Hebrew is that it is actually “Ya'aqov'el” and means “may God protect.” Jacob’s name was later changed to Israel by God which means “prevailer of God” or “God contended.”Andrew This name is st … [Read more...]

Who Was Ruth In The Bible?


Who was Ruth in the Bible? What is it about her life that still resonates among believers today?A Time of Famine The Book of Ruth is among the shortest and yet most powerful books in the Bible. With only four chapters it gives us all hope for those who consider themselves beyond hope and help. God is the God of the widows and orphans and in this powerful story we see that God never forgets those who seem to be forgotten by the world. Ruth is the daughter-in-law of Naomi who had lost her … [Read more...]

Who Was The Youngest King In The Bible?


Who was the youngest king in the Bible? What can we learn from a king so young?God Anoints Kings God is the One Who anoints kings, even though He typically uses a prophet to do so. Daniel understood this when he wrote “He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings; he gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding” (Dan 2:21) for it is “By me kings reign and rulers issue decrees that are just” (Prov 8:15) says God. Such was the case with Israel’s ve … [Read more...]

What Was The New Covenant In The Bible?


What is the New Covenant mentioned in the Bible? How is it different from the Old Covenant?The Prophesied New Covenant The prophets of old foretold of a coming new and better covenant. Jeremiah wrote “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah’ (Jer 31:31). Ezekiel wrote “And I will put my Spirit within you, and you shall live, and I will place you in your own land. Then you shall know that I am the LORD; I … [Read more...]

What Was The Good News In The Bible?


What is the good news that is mentioned in the Bible? Why is it called the “good news?”The Bad News Have you ever had someone tell you “I’ve got bad news and I’ve got good news for you. Which do you want to hear first?” I usually like to hear the bad news first so that it gets better after that. The way the Bible is written, the bad news is usually presented first and only then comes the good news because the good news is meaningless until you first learn about the bad news and only then is … [Read more...]

What Was The Tree Of Life In The Bible?


What was the Tree of Life? Why was it called this? What does it have to do with believers today?Life in the Garden Some phycologist’s believe that given the right environment, people would do so much better in life but what was better than living in the garden? It was a paradise to be sure. There was no need for hard labor and there was no need to work for food as the fruits available in the Garden provided everything that they would ever need as there were “plants yielding seed according to … [Read more...]