What is Meant By The Deity of Christ?

Jesus is called both Man and God but what does the Bible mean when it declares the deity of Christ?  What Scriptures support the fact that Jesus is truly God?What is a Deity? In the secular definition of a deity, it can be a supernatural being whose attributes are sinless, divine, holy, whose name is sacred and to be revered.  Mythological deities were thought to have powers far beyond human abilities and were able to transcend natural laws and means.  The difference between mythological de … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean That All Scripture Is God Breathed In The Bible?

All Scripture is God Breathed

The Bible declares that all Scripture is God breathed, not just parts of it.  What does it mean that all Scripture is God breathed? God-Breathed Paul says that "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" (2 Tim 3:16-17) but what does it mean that the Bible, which is what Paul means by saying "all Scripture," is God-breathed?  Looking at the G … [Read more...]

What Does Dying to Self Mean When Taught in the Bible?

Have you heard the Bible say that we are to die to our own self?  What does this mean?  What does the Bible describe as dying to oneself?Taking up the CrossLuke 9:23-24 “And he said to all, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.  For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.”Jesus directly ties in denying oneself with taking up his cross and doing it daily.  If that were not e … [Read more...]

Is Soul Sleep Biblical? What Does The Bible Say?

Many people have different opinions about what happens after they die. Sadly, history has proven that some people will even kill others who disagree with them on this belief. Except for a few Christian denominations, soul sleep is something that many Christians have never heard of. For this reason, we will investigate to find out is soul sleep Biblical and what does the Bible say about it?What is soul sleep?  Soul sleep is the belief that when someone dies, they have no awareness or … [Read more...]

What Does Repent Mean In The Bible?

 Have you heard of the word repent in the Bible?  What exactly does it meant to repent? How can a person repent?What is Repentance?  The Greek word used in the New Testament for repentance is "metanoia" which means to have a "change of mind" so if someone repents, their mind has been changed in the sense of their desire is not toward sin anymore but their desire is to avoid sin and to seek to live a holy life.  God actually gives a person the ability to repent as "God's kindness is meant to … [Read more...]

3 Examples Of Answered Prayers In The Bible

Examples of Answered Prayers In the Bible

When I first started thinking about the subject for this article, I wondered how I could keep my examples of answered prayer to only three. The entire Bible is one long story of the prayers of God’s people and how He answered them – and is still answering them today. So after much thought, I picked three instances – one from the Old Testament, two from the New Testament – of specific times when someone prayed and their prayers were answered. First of all, let’s define “prayer.” According to Merr … [Read more...]