3 Examples Of Conflict Resolution In The Bible

Here are three great examples of conflict resolution in the Bible. Jew and Gentile Christians There was a great divide within the church between the Jewish Christians and the Gentile Christians. This was perfect timing for such men as Paul and Barnabas, who often played the role of peacemaker. After the church had grown, “some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved” (Acts 15:1), so there were alr … [Read more...]

5 Examples Of Healing In The Bible

Here are five great examples of healing in the Bible. Lazarus I believe the two greatest miracles were the incarnation of God, where the Word became flesh (John 1:1-14), and the miracle of human conversion, where a stony heart is regenerated into a heart of flesh so that they might be saved. Next to these two, I can’t think of a greater miracle of healing than the time when Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. There are some interesting lessons in this chapter because Jesus doesn’t appear to be … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About The Prodigal Son

Here are seven top Bible verses about the Prodigal Son Luke 15:13-14 “Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into a far country, and there he squandered his property in reckless living.  And when he had spent everything, a severe famine arose in that country, and he began to be in need.” If this parable tells us anything, it tells us that there is no true joy found in the riches of this world. They pass away and more quickly when there is “reckless living” i … [Read more...]

How To Make The Bible More Interesting To You

Here are a few ways that I believe will make the Bible more interesting to you.Buy a Study Bible I love my study Bible because it has a lot of commentary about the historical background, the audience to whom the book or letter (epistle) is being written to, and the purpose of the verses you’re reading. It can illuminate the meaning in some cases to know what happened before this and if it is meant for us or if it’s simply historical. The author’s notes are not inspired but they might be insp … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Serving Others

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study on serving others.Serving Employers Philippians 2:22 “But you know Timothy's proven worth, how as a son with a father he has served with me in the gospel.” Timothy, like Titus, served Paul in proclaiming the gospel but the Apostle Paul reminds us that “Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers a … [Read more...]

The Story Of The Birth Of Jesus In The Bible

Here is the story of Jesus birth as told in the Bible.Jesus Prophecies There are dozens and dozens of prophecies of Jesus’ coming, including His first, being born of a virgin as Isaiah wrote “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us)” (7:14) and later in chapter nine he writes “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and … [Read more...]