How To Teach Your Children The True Meaning Of Christmas


How can we teach children the true meaning of Christmas based upon what the Bible teaches about the coming of Christ? What Christmas is Not Christmas has become so commercialized that many people dread its coming. People go into debt to buy things to impress people with gifts they may not need and the focus is on getting rather than what we received two thousand years ago. One person told me that if you rearrange the letter in Santa’s name you come up with Satan but my point here is first to s … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Simplicity


Here are 7 Bible verses that speak about simplicity. Second Corinthians 11:3 “But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, your minds will be led astray from the simplicity and purity of devotion to Christ.” Sometimes we make the gospel so complicated that even adults can’t understand it but it is really so simple that a child can know it. The gospel has been described as so deep that a theologian could drown in it yet shallow enough that a child could wade through it. T … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Taking Care Of Animals


Here are my top 7 Bible verses about the care of animals. Proverbs 12:10 “Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel.” I have a close friend who is an animal rescuer of abandoned dogs and another very close friend who rescues cats, many of whom are dumped illegally in the middle of nowhere during the coldest parts of the winter and hottest parts of the summer. They are both Christian; therefore this verse makes me think of them because it is … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Taking Care Of The Earth


God commands us to keep and care for the earth but God’s edict to have dominion over the earth doesn’t mean to have complete domination and exploitation of it.Genesis 2:15 “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and keep it.” God gave mankind a command and told him that he must tend or keep the garden. The Hebrew word for “tend” or some translations say “keep” it is “shamar” and it means more than just keep it neat and tidy. The Hebrew word means “to guard” or … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Hardship


The Bible speaks a lot about hardships so what are 7 of the top Bible verses about hardship? Second Corinthians 12:10 “For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” It was for the sake of taking the gospel to the world that Paul endured many hardships, no one would debate that. He suffered through calamities, persecutions, insults, and even beatings, torture, imprisonment, stoning, and just ab … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Racial Equality


The Bible is clear that God is no respecter of persons and salvation has never been about race but always about grace. Acts 10:34-35 “So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.” Peter is telling his audience that God shows no partiality with regard to nations because anyone who fears God and does what is right, which means to obey biblical doctrine, is acceptable to G … [Read more...]