What Does Charity Mean In The Bible? A Biblical Definition of Charity

Bible Definition of Charity

Have you ever just stopped and thought about the current state of our world? If you haven’t, it would be wise for you to do so! When you turn on the news it seems all you see is pain; war, murder, infidelity, and crime are on every news report. But, every once in a while there is an inspiring story that warms the hearts of many and gives hope to those who have lost it due to living in this world. The Bible is very similar in this regard. Much of what’s included in the Bible is bad; people die, si … [Read more...]

What Was The Practice and Reasons For Casting Lots In The Bible?

Whenever you read the Bible, difficulties can arise due to not understanding the proper historical context, terminology, or the cultural elements that surround the text. There are many things within the Bible that are hard for a 21st century person to fully understand. One of those things is the act of casting lots. It’s mentioned in the Old Testament a number of times and even in the New Testament a handful of times. It’s a confusing topic, to say the least, but one that can be understood more w … [Read more...]

What Is The Bible Or Spiritual Meaning of Water?

Bible and Water

It’s no secret that water is important. Without it, all of us would die within a few days. Because of this, then, water often takes on pretty strong literary elements. Many times, in the form of rain, it can foreshadow something bad or ominous that is going to happen. At other times, it could imply a type of baptism, in which a character undergoes some type of change to his character, usually for the better. But, does this hold water (pun intended) when it comes to the spiritual or biblical m … [Read more...]

Parable of the 10 Virgins: Summary, Meaning and Commentary

  The Parable of the 10 Virgins has been a mystery for some but it is clear to others so what does this parable mean and what can we learn from it?Parables Purpose Jesus said that He spoke in parables to hide the meaning from the self-righteous but to make known the mystery of the kingdom to His own.  There is something special about the Parable of the Ten Virgins that many might.  He wanted to hide its meaning to those who thought they had a special relationship with God because of t … [Read more...]

Parable Of The Fig Tree: Summary, Meaning and Commentary

When Jesus spoke the Parable of the Fig Tree, what did He try to communicate to His listeners?  What meaning is there for believers today?Why Did Jesus Speak in Parables? Jesus told the disciples and I believe He is telling believers today why He spoke in parables, “Because it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given” (Matt 13:11).  The parables are to reveal what has previously been hidden as a mystery and He wanted them and He … [Read more...]

5 Flaws In The Theory of Evolution

What are 5 flaws in the theory of evolution?   Why do these flaws make it difficult to believe in the theory of evolution?Flaws Not Taught Unfortunately, evolution is taught as an absolute fact.  It is sad that public education doesn’t reveal the weaknesses in this theory.  They refuse to show the roaring silence of evidence of the transitional fossils.  They decline to state that such random mutations cannot possibly increase an organism’s capabilities.  They fail to say how such complexit … [Read more...]