What Does Backsliding Mean?

What does backsliding mean? Can a Christian backslide?Backsliding from What? If you or someone else is said to have backslidden, this must mean they had to have slid forward in the first place, so what is backsliding? Some definitions include an occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense, a falling back into sin or error, reverting to old, bad habits or lapsing in religious practices or going back into certain vices from a state of virtue, and even morality, which means … [Read more...]

How Can I Find Out What My Spiritual Gifts Are?

How can we find out what our spiritual gifts are?Spiritual Gifts For one thing, none of us can boast or brag about our spiritual gifts. That’s what the Corinthian church did and they were chastised for it by the Apostle Paul. There is no room for pride in the gifts of the Spirit. The Apostle Paul sums this thought up nicely, by asking, “What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it” (1st Cor 4:7)? The answer is obviously not … [Read more...]

What Is The Blood Moon Prophesy?

What is the so-called “Blood Moon Prophecy” all about? Is it in the Bible? Does it relate to us today?Blood Moons There are a lot of false teachers out there and some who actually claim to be prophets of God predicting all sorts of doom and gloom, but the so-called “blood moon prophecy” is a recent invention by some who claim to have special revelation from God. One such man is John Hagee, founder and president of Cornerstone Church, a highly charismatic megachurch in San Antonio, Texas. Hag … [Read more...]

What Does Power In The Blood Of Jesus Christ Mean?

What does it mean when people say, there’s power in the blood of Jesus Christ?There’s Power in the Blood There is an old Christian hymn that has the line, “There’s power in the blood,” because “Sin-stains are lost in its life-giving flow; There’s wonderful pow’r in the blood.” That is truly biblical because the Bible teaches that nothing but the blood of Jesus can wash away our sins, and is reminiscent of another classic hymn, “Nothing but the Blood of Jesus” where the hymn writer asks, “Wha … [Read more...]

What Does Foreknew or Foreknow Mean When Used In The Bible?

What does the world “foreknew” or “foreknow” mean when used in the Bible? What does it have to do with Christians?The Sovereignty of God Rather than read some theologians definition of the sovereignty of God or look it up in one of my Bible dictionaries, I thought, let the Word of God define what that looks like and there are dozens of Scriptures I could turn to but can only manage to use a few. One of the best examples comes from the Apostle Paul who wrote Timothy and instructed him and the … [Read more...]

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...]