Top 7 Bible Verses About Strangers

Here are seven Bible verses about strangers around us. Hebrews 13:2 “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” Hebrews chapter 13 is written within the context of “brotherly love” continuing or be continually practiced, even among the aliens or strangers in our midst because as far as we know, they could be an angel and to neglect to show hospitality to a stranger is to be inhospitable to them and to God. The author of Hebrews must have … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Streets of Gold?

Does the Bible really say that there are streets of gold in heaven?The New Jerusalem The Bible describes a time when the kingdom of heaven arrives on earth, but it’s in the form of the New Jerusalem. The Apostle John wrote, “I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband” (Rev 21:1-2) so here, heaven’s … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Self Defense

Here are seven Bible verses that relate to self-defense. Exodus 22:2-3 “If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him, but if the sun has risen on him, there shall be bloodguilt for him. He shall surely pay. If he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.” This Old Testament law shows that we can defend ourselves in our own home and using force under such circumstances is just and fair. Even if they steal something and have nothing w … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Shyness

Here are seven Bible verses about shyness. Acts 4:29 “And now, Lord, look upon their threats and grant to your servants to continue to speak your word with all boldness.” When the disciples had been experiencing persecution the church prayed for God to “do whatever your hand and your plan had predestined to take place” (Acts 4:28) and that is was clearly to speak with boldness the gospel of Jesus Christ and to do so unashamedly and without being shy about it.Second Timothy 1:7 “For God gave … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Speaking Up

Here are seven Bible verses referring to speaking up when needed.Romans 1:16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” There is a time to speak and a time to be silent but we must never be silent when we’re speaking about the gospel. If you had the cure for a deadly disease and you kept it to yourself, that’s almost like negligent homicide for those who have the disease. We have the cure fo … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Gray Hair

Here are seven Bible verses relating to the elderly or the “gray haired” ones.Leviticus 19:32 “You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.” This is a passing art in America, but not so in other parts of the world. Many cultures value the aged because they were taught to respect their elders and stand up (rise) when they entered the room. The same courtesy used to apply for women, and still does in some places, but that … [Read more...]