How Did Paul Influence Christianity?

How did the Apostle Paul influence Christianity? Through Persecution Ironically, the more the Jews tried to stamp out Christianity, they more they managed to spread it. It’s very much like someone trying to put out a grass fire but by stomping on it, it only manages to spread it, and so it was with Christianity. In fact, persecution helped spread the Word of God throughout the Roman Empire. Shortly after Saul (later, Paul) approved of Stephen the Deacon’s stoning and death, “there arose on that … [Read more...]

Are Christians Being Persecuted In The United States?

Persecution of Christians has been growing around the world, but what about in the U.S.? Are Christians being persecuted in America?Expect Persecution Christ-followers, which is a better description for the person who has trusted in Christ, can expect persecution. It shouldn’t surprise us because the Apostles, prophets, evangelists, and of course Jesus, was persecuted for preaching the gospel. Jesus never promised you “might be” persecuted but in fact, you will be, so it’s not a question of … [Read more...]

Should Christians Protest Politicians?

What do you think? Is it right for Christians to protest politician’s once they’re in office or while running for office?God-Given Authority The Bible clearly tells us, “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God” (Rom 13:1), and “whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment” (Rom 13:2). What the Apostle Paul means is that thos … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Cultural Diversity

Here are seven Bible verses related to cultural diversity. Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” When Jesus Christ came to be born into the flesh and to live a life of sinless perfection, He died for those who would trust in Him. It mattered little who it was that trusted in Him because for all who would believe in Him and be brought to repentance would be saved. God is never concerned … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Curiosity

Here are seven great Bible verses relating to curiosity. Acts 1:7 “He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority.” Far too often Christian teachers or pastors have tried to predict Jesus’ coming but they had 0% reliability. It seems that they just don’t understand that Christ said, “It is not for you to know times or seasons” because “the Father has fixed by his own authority” the time of Jesus Christ’s second coming. Jesus gave them … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Young Love

Here are seven Bible verses about young love. Ephesians 5:28 “In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.” The command for husbands to love their wives isn’t just a suggestion, but it’s given as an imperative command that husbands should love their wives but to love them much more than just words. They are to love their wives as they love their own bodies, meaning that they take good care of themselves and make sure all their needs … [Read more...]