Top 7 Bible Verses About Compassion

Here are 7 of my favorite Bible verses on compassion.  What ones might you include?Compassion is: The word compassion is a compound word meaning with (con) passion (great love and pity).  The Greek word for compassion used in the New Testament is "splagchnizomai" and this verb means "to be moved from the bowels" which is a Jewish idiom meaning "having deep compassion" since they believed the bowels were thought to be the seat of emotions like love and pity.  Don't we feel something in our st … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Confusion or Being Confused

Bible Verses About Confusion

Here are 7 of my favorite Bible verses on confusion.  What might be your choice?First Corinthians 14:33 “For God is not a God of confusion but of peace.”This chapter addresses orderly worship services in the church and the expectations that God has for them.  God expects things to be organized in the church and this is reflected in the way that Old Testament worship services were planned.  Everything had to be in proper order so that those who were involved did services in a way that re … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Creativity or Being Creative

Bible Verses About Creativity

Here are 7 of my favorite Bible verses on creativity.  Which ones would you include?God’s Gifts to Men God is the One Who gives gifts to men and women such as creativity.  Solomon didn’t ask for wealth but for wisdom and God gave it to Him.  God has given each one of us certain gifts of creativity.  It is up to us to discover them and then utilize them for His glory.  God never asks us to do something that He doesn’t give us the ability to do so each of us have been endowed by our Creator to … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Baptism

Bible Verses About Baptism

Here is what I believe the7 top Bible verses on Baptism.  What ones would you include that I left out?Baptism Is The process of baptism has been controversial for many years; some baptized babies by sprinkling.  Others insist on baptism by submersion but in this article, I am only addressing Bible verses on baptism with some added commentary but the word and act itself of baptism should be explained and expounded a bit.  The Greek word for baptism is "baptisma" (noun form) or "baptizō" (ve … [Read more...]

Three Essentials For A Biblical Church

What would you consider 3 essentials for a biblical church?  Is your church using these three “essentials?”  Why are they essential?Three Essentials What would you consider 3 essentials of not just a healthy church but of a biblical church?  For many centuries, these 3 things have been found in the church on a consistent basis since the founding of the church in the first century but they seem to be disappearing in the churches of today.  Why does the lack of these 3 three things in particu … [Read more...]

Should a Pastor Be Open To Correction By His Congregation?

Is it acceptable for a church member or members to correct their pastor?  If so, what are these circumstances and how should it be done?Open Rebuke? I do not believe that anyone, pastors included, should be confronted in an antagonistic way by someone who believes there are mistakes or doctrinal errors are being taught in the church.  This should be done privately, one on one, to avoid humiliating anyone. As a pastor myself, I have had to go to some church members privately and speak to t … [Read more...]


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