What Does Remnant Mean When Used In The Bible?

When you read the word “remnant” in the Bible, what is the context that it is used in and what does it generally mean? The Definition of a Remnant The secular definition of the word remnant is not a pretty one. It gives us the image of left overs like carpet remnants or remnants of things that were left behind so an example of a remnant is the last yard of fabric that remains after all the other fabric has been sold or finding a remnant of the past like an old rotary telephone. The point is tha … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses That Might Make You Cry

Here are 7 of my favorite Bible verses that might bring a tear to your eye. Psalm 116:15 “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” This one is one of my favorite verses to use a funeral services or at memorial services but mainly for those who have professed faith in Christ because the death of His saints is not the end of their life; it is only the beginning of eternity (John 3:16). For the unsaved, it is only the beginning of something that they would beg to have end but … [Read more...]

What Is The Meaning Of A.D. and B.C.? How Does It Connect To Christianity?


Why do we measure time with A.D. and B.C.? What is the significance of that and what is the connection with Christianity and civilization? The Measuring of Time We use AD or BC to measure the years and centuries today but this is something that did not originate until the 6th-century AD by a Christian monk by the name of Dionysius Exiguus who designated the delineation of time by adding “Anno Domini” which means “in the year of our Lord” which was later abbreviated as “AD.” Jesus was the refere … [Read more...]

What Is the Significance Of The Lord’s Supper?


What major significance is there about the Lord’s Supper? What can the Christian learn from this special night? The Old Testament Passover The Passover has always been very significant for the nation of Israel because it pictured God’s “passing over” those who had blood on their doorposts and lentils. The blood had to be that of a lamb and prefigured the coming supreme, once-and-for-all sacrifice of Jesus Christ whose blood would be shed for the remission of sins. The was commanded to be taught … [Read more...]

5 Powerful Prayers From The Bible


Here is what I consider 5 of the most powerful prayers in the entire Bible with commentary with why I believe they are. A Prayer of Repentance – Psalm 51 Right after Nathan the Prophet told David that God was going to punish him for his adultery and murder of Bathsheba’s husband Uriah, David wrote Psalm 51 which may be the greatest prayer ever written about repentance. David cries out to God “Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my … [Read more...]

What Does A Covenant With God Mean?


What does a covenant mean? What about a covenant with God, what does that mean? What is a Covenant? You don’t hear much about covenants today. You usually hear about contracts although contracts have some similarities with covenants, they are not the same at all. A covenant is generally understood to be a formal agreement between two or more persons to do or not do something that is specified in the covenant. It could include an incidental clause such as an agreement or even include a specific … [Read more...]