What Does Betrayal Mean? A Biblical Definition of Betrayal


Most of us have been betrayed before but what does it mean to be betrayed? What’s a biblical definition of betrayal?  What is Betrayal? A secular definition of betrayal is a violation or breaking of a trust, contract, or confidence between an individual, group or organization that someone or others place in a person, group or organization which is a total break from what was agreed upon earlier by both parties. It is like a husband or wife committing adultery or a nation that is a … [Read more...]

Did Jesus Really Die On Good Friday? A Bible Study


What does the Bible say about the day on which Jesus died? Was it as most believe, on Good Friday?  Was Jesus in the Grave for Three Days? Jesus is believed to have died on Good Friday but some people have a hard time seeing that from Friday to Sunday morning He would have been dead for three days but even if you take part of Friday, then Saturday and then Saturday night into Sunday, that is still three days because Saturday night after sunset is when the day begins for the Jews and … [Read more...]

Where Was Jesus Baptized? A Bible Study


Where was Jesus baptized? Does it matter where as much as He was and why did He get baptized since He was sinless?  Why Was Jesus Baptized? The question that many had and still have today about Jesus’ baptism was the same question that John the Baptist asked; why? Why would a sinless Savior, the Lamb of God, need to be baptized? He was perfect in every way. Believers are commanded to repent and be baptized but Jesus never had the need to repent for He never sinned so why was it n … [Read more...]

Where Was Jesus Buried? A Bible Study


Buried in a Rich Man’s Grave There is actually a prophesy about Jesus burial place. It didn’t necessary give the exact location but it was prophesied in Isaiah 53:8-9 that “that he was cut off out of the land of the living, stricken for the transgression of my people and they made his grave with the wicked and with a rich man in his death, although he had done no violence, and there was no deceit in his mouth.”   This was fulfilled when “there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who al … [Read more...]

Seeing God’s Plan (Matthew 1:18-25)

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit” (v. 18).We read here that Mary became pregnant before she had any sexual relations with her husband-to-be. Anyone finding out that she was pregnant would assume that she and Joseph had engaged in sex outside of marriage and, in the Jewish world, this was a very serious sin (Deuteronomy 22:20-24). When Joseph discovered h … [Read more...]

3 Bible Stories About Patience

Humanity is constantly on the move. We want fast food, fast service, and fast resolutions to high profile controversial court cases. When we do not get what we want, we get impatient and want somebody to pay for not doing something when we want it to be done. As we struggle with our own impatience, there is much we can learn by looking at three Bible stories about patience.What is the common definition of the word patience? The common definition of patience is “the capacity to accept or t … [Read more...]