How Does The Bible Apply To Me?

How does the Bible apply to us today? Is it still relevant for our lives in this day and age?Prescriptive verses Descriptive Most students of the Bible understanding that there are some Bible verses are prescriptive while others are descriptive. For example, the Mosaic Laws were given only to Israel as a way of identifying them as God’s people and marking them as separate from the pagan nations around them. They were not to practice those things that the pagan nations did, such as having s … [Read more...]

7 Bible Verses For Judges To Study

Here are seven Bible verses for Judges to study.Deuteronomy 16:19 “You shall not pervert justice. You shall not show partiality, and you shall not accept a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and subverts the cause of the righteous.” The Book of Deuteronomy, particularly chapter 16, is the book that contains the most frequent references about judges, and all of these deal with the Lord’s command to judge the people in equity, fairness, and righteousness. Bribes weren’t just a prob … [Read more...]

7 Bible Verses That Will Calm Your Nerves

Here are seven Bible verses that I hope will calm your nerves today.John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” Just before Jesus went to the cross to give His life as a ransom for many (Mark 10:45), He knew they were deeply troubled about His going away. They were probably feeling lost about now, and almost like orphans, even though Jesus promised them earlier, “I will not … [Read more...]

Is Lifehouse A Christian Band?

Is Lifehouse really a Christian band? How can we tell if they are or aren’t?Who is Lifehouse? Lifehouse has been labeled by some as a Christian American rock band who are from Los Angeles. Members include Jason Wade, Bryce Soderberg, and Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. but they actually produce Alternative rock and Pop rock, so is that incompatible with being called a Christian band? The band members met at Vineyard, a Christian church in California, and in the beginning they played as a worship b … [Read more...]

Is Murphy’s Law Biblical?

Does the Bible mentioned “Murphy’s Law” or something similar to it?Murphy’s Law Murphy’s Law is a facetious proposition that if something can go wrong, it will. Originally, it was said to be, “If there are two or more ways to do something, and one of those ways can result in a catastrophe, then someone will do it." The source was Edward A. Murphy, Jr who was one of several engineers who designed and experimented with a rocket-sled for the U.S. Air Force in 1949 which was intended to test hum … [Read more...]

Is U2 A Christian Band?

Is U2 a Christian Band? What about the work Bono does? Is he doing the work of Christ for His sake?Who is U2? Most of us have heard of U2. This Irish rock band was formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1976 and includes Bono, Adam Clayton, the Edge, and Larry Mullen. There are some who believe that they are a Christian band or that the members (at least some) are Christian. Bono and Edge paint broad pictures of what their faith looks like, but is it true saving faith where repentance and faith are … [Read more...]