What is Biblical Discernment?

biblical discernment

We are told to have discernment when we hear or read the teachings of others but what is biblical discernment and how can we have discernment as to whether a teaching is true or not? Discernment is… Every single one of us has practiced discernment at one time or another.  When we were buying a car, a house, or even a pair of shoes, we looked them over, we estimated whether they are worth the money or not and if the investment was a good idea or not; then we base our decision on those and other … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses Showing God’s Mercy

Bible Verses About God's Mercy

God is merciful and the Bible teaches that from Genesis to Revelation.  Which are some of the top Bible verses on mercy?Mercy Is... I would describe mercy as something that we don’t receive (God’s wrath) even though we deserve it.  To put it another way, it is what we do not get that we rightly have coming to us.  Mercy is almost the opposite of grace.  It is what we get which we do not deserve, however mercy is where we don’t get what we truly do deserve and that would be the wrath of God ( … [Read more...]

What are the Differences Between Paradise and Heaven in the Bible?

Paradise vs Heaven

Are heaven and paradise the same thing?  Did the thief on the cross go to heaven or paradise?Paradise is… Jesus told the thief on the cross “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise” but where is paradise (Luke 23:43)?  Is this heaven or is it a different place?  Jesus told the church at Ephesus “To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God” (Rev 2:7) so apparently paradise is where God is at because it is called the “Para … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Prayer and Praying

Bible Verses About Prayer

We are commanded to always pray so what are some of the top Bible verses on prayer and how might they help you be more consistent in prayer?Prayer is… Prayer has been described as having a long talk with a great God.  It is pouring out your heart to God about all your desires, needs, and requests for others.  I believe every prayer should begin with praising our great God.  Then we should be pouring out our thanks to Him in gratitude for all that He has already done. Next, we should make our … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Accepting Others

Bible Verses About Accepting Others

What does the Bible say about accepting others?  What can we learn from Scriptures regarding others who are believers and those who are not?Colossians 3:13 “bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.”Paul tells the church at Colossae to bear with one another and if a brother or sister has a complaint, they are to forgive others because “the Lord has forgiven you” and “so you must als … [Read more...]

A List of Sins from the Bible

A List Of Sins in the Bible

The Bible says that sin has separated us from God.  What are the sins listed in the Bible?What is Sin? Sin is the transgression of the Law of God (1 John 3:4) as John writes “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.”  We are all sinners, even those who have been saved as Paul says “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Rom 3:23) and “the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Ro … [Read more...]


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