What Is The Biblical Definition of Joy? How Does The Bible Define Joy?


How does the Bible define joy? What does the Bible say about joy? Do you have joy?  Joy Defined Joy isn’t like happiness which is based upon happenings or whether things are going well or not. No, joy remains even amidst the suffering. Joy is not happiness. Joy is an emotion that’s acquired by the anticipation, acquisition or even the expectation of something great or wonderful. It could be described as exhilaration, delight, sheer gladness, and can result from a great success or a ver … [Read more...]

What Is Apostasy? A Biblical Definition of Apostasy


How does the Bible define apostasy? What is it exactly so we can know to identify it?  Apostasy Defined The word itself is from the Greek word “apostasia” and is very much like renouncing or disassociating oneself from a particular religion or certain religious beliefs. It is similar to a rejection of beliefs that were once held and accepting different beliefs and might even be a renunciation of the beliefs that were previously held. For example, is someone converts to another rel … [Read more...]

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...]

What is the Biblical Definition of a Eunuch?


Why does the Bible mention eunuchs? What does the Bible say about them?  What is a Eunuch? A eunuch is one who has been castrated and typically was a slave or servant and frequently was put in charge of women like a harem who were the property or owned by a king or ruler so as to avoid him engaging in sexual activity with those whom he was supposed to be guarding. A eunuch is incapable of having sexual intercourse with females and since there are great hormonal changes that take place … [Read more...]

What Is The Purpose of Prayer? A Bible Study


Since God is sovereign, why pray? What is the purpose of prayer according to the Bible?What is Prayer? Prayer is very much like talking to someone on a very personal, private basis. We communicate with people every day by talking to them but what about God? He knows our every thought and intent of the heart anyway.   Since He knows our thoughts, why pray to God and especially since He has preordained things in our life? Why? It’s because Jesus commanded us to pray (Luke 18:1). Prayer is lik … [Read more...]

How Does The Bible Define Uncleanness? What Does It Mean To Be Unclean?


What is the biblical definition of uncleanness? What does it mean to be unclean?  What is Uncleanness? God gives us much to read about in what is called “uncleanness” such as in Ezekiel 24:13 that is was “On account of your unclean lewdness, because I would have cleansed you and you were not cleansed from your uncleanness, you shall not be cleansed anymore till I have satisfied my fury upon you.” Lewdness is something or some act that is determined to be morally impure and completely u … [Read more...]