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...]

The Bible Definition Of Justification? A Biblical Study And Examination of Justification

bible definition of justification

Many times when discussing salvation, different words are used to describe certain theological points. Words such as faith, repentance, redemption, righteousness, sanctification, regeneration, glorification, and justification come to mind. Some of these words are clear in their meaning; others are not so clear. One of these unclear words is justification. However, a Biblical study and examination using the Bible definition of justification will make it clear.What is the common definition of … [Read more...]

Bible Definition of Worship: How Does The Bible Define Worship?

Bible Definition of Worship

When we look at the word worship we see a few common definitions. But what is the Bible definition of worship? How does the Bible define worship?The common definition of worship Worship is commonly defined as follows (1): Noun- 1. The feeling or expression of reverence and adoration for a deity. 2. Adoration or devotion comparable to religious homage, shown toward a person or principle. Verb- 1. Show reverence and adoration for (a deity); honor with religious rites. 2. Treat (someone or … [Read more...]

What Is Agape Love? A Bible Study

What is Agape Love

We know that God is love but what is the agape love that is described in the Bible?  There are several kinds of love mentioned in the Bible.  What are they and how does it compare with the agape love?Phileo Love The first love is called “phileo” love and that is the love that the city of Philadelphia was named after…brotherly love.  This type of love is that friends have for one another.  This type of love can also exist between brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles and other family members … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Tithes and Offerings In the Bible?

What is the difference between tithe and offerings

What difference is there between tithes and offerings?  Are they the same?  Are they different?  Should Christians tithe todayCan We Rob God? Offerings are given to God but so are tithes.  How do offerings differ from tithes?  Do Christians rob God today?  Malachi 3:6-12 speaks of tithes and offerings as being different but also says that withholding both is like robbing from God:“For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed.  From the days of your … [Read more...]