What Does The Bible Say About Church Discipline?


What does the Bible say about church discipline? Does it still have application today?Love and Discipline God sees discipline as an act of love. What parent would let their children do anything? Don’t most parents care enough to keep their children out of danger? To God, and I hope you can see it too, love and discipline are necessarily tied together. The author of Hebrews writes “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. For the Lord dis … [Read more...]

What Does The Word Woe Mean In The Bible? Bible Definition Of Woe

Although the Protestant Reformation paved the way for Christians to be able to read the Bible for themselves, it’s still important to improve Hermeneutical/Bible Study skills. After all, the Holy Bible is a book written by over 40 different authors, separated by many locations, and spans thousands of years of history. Suffice it to say, it can be a very difficult book to read. Unfortunately, some Christians do not grasp that and go on believing that all they need to understand the Bible is to f … [Read more...]

What Does The Word Meek Mean In The Bible? Bible Definition Of Meekness

There are many words and phrases found within the pages of Scripture that, as readers, we often get confused by. Part of this is due to the fact that there are numerous versions, translations, and editions of the Bible. The English Standard Version may translate a verse into English one way, while the New Living Translation chooses different words to express the meaning. In many popular versions, though, words may be used that are a little outdated and seldom used anymore. When this happens, it … [Read more...]

Does The Bible Use Symbolism?


Is there symbolism in the Bible? If so, how do we try and decide what the message and the meaning is behind these symbols?Human use of Symbolic Language It’s not a question of whether the Bible uses symbolism or not but how does the Bible use it. The fact is we all use symbolism every single day. When someone is angry they might say “I’m so mad I could knock his block off” or in sports, “That guy’s red hot” but we all realize that no one has a block to knock off or the guy is not really “red … [Read more...]

4 Good Bible Studies For Pastors


Here are 4 good Bible study subjects for pastors. Which ones would you suggest? A Study on God’s Mercy I believe that a good definition of mercy is where we don’t get what we truly deserve. In other words, God placed His wrath on His Son instead of on us. If someone’s never repented and trusted in Christ, then they will have to have that wrath placed upon them. Jesus gave all of us only two choices in John 3:36 “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall n … [Read more...]

5 Things The Bible Teaches About Grace


Grace is the greatest gift ever given to believers and so here are 5 things that the Bible teaches about grace.A Definition of Grace Grace was the most extravagant gift ever given to the believer and it was the most expensive one too, yet it is given completely free; without regards to merit or works or status. That’s why grace is so very amazing. I like an acronym for grace; God’s Riches At Christ’s Expense and that’s a very accurate definition of grace. Grace is God’s unmerited favor on un … [Read more...]