What Does The Bible Say About Caring For Animals

What Does The Bible Say About Animals

Pets are popular, without a doubt. Many families, including newly married couples, opt to have some type of animal and consider it family. This includes dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, birds, and even tinier creatures like hermit crabs. For some reason, we love to have animals. Personally, I have had a cat since I was 11 or 12 (currently I am 23). They become a part of your family, so much so that when they die a grieving process comes with it. The Bible doesn’t specifically talk about having a pet o … [Read more...]

What Does A Rainbow Mean In The Bible?

Rainbows are such a beautiful part of creation. After a rainstorm, it’s wonderful to see the big, colorful arc appear in the sky. It leaves people breathless and gives them relief after a period of rain. But, what is the meaning of a rainbow in the Bible? Is it even found within the pages of Scripture? The answer, amazingly, is yes! Something that we see today was also viewed back in Bible times. Despite that, though, there is a lot more significance to the rainbow. It’s so significant, matter of … [Read more...]

How Does The Bible Describe or Define A Fool?

How Does The Bible Define a Fool

If you ask most people what they think of April fool’s day, they will often describe the day of April 1st when people trick others into believing things that are not true as part of a joke. After the victim falls for the deception, the truth is revealed and usually everyone has a good laugh. However, April fools jokes demonstrate deeper truths about characteristics of a fool that can teach us many things. To understand these deeper truths we should explore how does the Bible describe of define a … [Read more...]

Who Were The Edomite’s in the Bible?

Who were the Edomite’s mentioned in the Bible?  Why is it important enough for us to know about them?The Origins of the Edomite’s The Edomite’s lived in the land of Edom and were largely regarded by the prophets as vehement foes of the nation of Israel.  They hated and were always opposed to anything that Israel did.  The Edomite’s were typical of the corrupt, hate-ridden world that prevailed in much of the civilized world at that time (Isaiah 34).  Obadiah wrote that God would punish this n … [Read more...]

What is Dispensationalism?

What is dispensationalism?  Why is it important?  What are the differing views?  What if believers don’t hold to these views?Dispensationalism is… Dispensationalism is basically the view that God uses different means or methods in working with the nation of Israel and the church over differing times throughout human history.  Dispensationalist’s hold to a literal biblical translation like salvation has always been a matter of faith as both the Old Testament and New Testament states that the … [Read more...]

What Does Ecclesiology Mean?


Have you heard of the word ecclesiology?  Do you know what it means?  Why do we need to know?Meaning of the Word Ecclesiology Ecclesiology is the study of the Christian church or the doctrinal beliefs of the church but that is not all.   Another, less important definition might be that of the church's adornment or architecture but for our purposes here, I want to focus on the primary meaning of the word ecclesiology and why it's important.  And I want to see why biblical scholars see the imp … [Read more...]