Can a Christian Be Possessed By a Demon?

Can A Christian Be Demon Possessed

Is it possible for a Christian to be possessed by demons or by the Devil?  Is the Bible silent on this or is there Scriptural evidence for whether a believer can or cannot be possessed?Can Believers be Possessed? The Bible does not come right out and explicitly say that a believer cannot be possessed by demons or the Devil but we do know that unbelievers can and have been (Matt 17:14-16; Luke 8:27-33).   Some infer that Peter was possessed by Satan when Jesus told him “Get behind me, Satan! … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Accepting Others

Bible Verses About Accepting Others

What does the Bible say about accepting others?  What can we learn from Scriptures regarding others who are believers and those who are not?Colossians 3:13 “bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.”Paul tells the church at Colossae to bear with one another and if a brother or sister has a complaint, they are to forgive others because “the Lord has forgiven you” and “so you must als … [Read more...]

A List of Sins from the Bible

A List Of Sins in the Bible

The Bible says that sin has separated us from God.  What are the sins listed in the Bible?What is Sin? Sin is the transgression of the Law of God (1 John 3:4) as John writes “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.”  We are all sinners, even those who have been saved as Paul says “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Rom 3:23) and “the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Ro … [Read more...]

Biblical Definition of Adultery

Biblical Definition of Adultery

How does the Bible define adultery?  Can someone commit adultery and get away with it?Adultery of the Heart Jesus was speaking about adultery in several places in the gospels but He also showed that adultery can occur in the heart in Matthew 5:27-30 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’  But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses for Graduates and Graduation

Graduation Bible Verses

Here are 7 Bible verses that you can use for the graduates for their graduation.  What ones would you include?Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”I understand that this was written to the Jews who were in captivity in Babylon but does this not apply to believers today?  Doesn’t God promise us that “all things work together for the good of those who love God” (Rom 8:18)?  Does not God … [Read more...]

A List of the Parables in Matthew 13

List of Parables

The parables are great lessons that we can apply to our own Christian life.  Here is a list of the parables in Matthew chapter 13.What is a Parable and its Purpose? The Greek word for “parable” is “parabole” and closely resembles that in the Old Testament where the Hebrew word is “masal.” The word “parable” literally means “to cast” (bole) something “alongside” (para) or to “throw to the side” so a parable is a comparison of two or more things that are cast aside something to make a teaching … [Read more...]