Be Fruitful And Multiply Bible Verse Meaning And Study

Why did God tell Adam and Eve and Noah and his family to be fruitful and multiply?Be Fruitful Just after God created man, He placed him in the garden and gave him dominion over the earth saying “let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth” (Gen 1:26). Shortly after this, “God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth … [Read more...]

How Old Is The Earth According To The Bible? Does It Say?

Can the Bible tell us just how old the earth is?   Are there genealogies or Scriptures that can give us a clue as to whether the earth is a few thousand years old or a few billion years old?A Book about Going to Heaven The Bible is not a book about the heavens precisely; it is precisely a book on how to get to heaven.   The Bible was never intended to tell us specifically how God created the earth and the heavens nor does He lay down a specific time sequence in years for the age of the ear … [Read more...]

5 Inspirational Bible Stories with Short Summaries

The Bible contains many inspirational stories.  What are five of the most inspirational ones?  What ones would you suggest? Here are five inspirational stories from Scripture and the possible takeaways or lessons that we can glean from them.  It is hard to pick only five of them but here are five that I think are truly inspirational.Genesis 32:22-30“The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two female servants, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.  He to … [Read more...]

5 Bible Lessons to Learn From the Book of Genesis

What can we learn from the Book of Genesis?  What in particular may we gain from this book?  Here are 5 things we can learn from the Book of Genesis.In the Beginning, God The first lesson from the Book of Genesis is that from the beginning, actually before the beginning, there was only God (Gen 1:1; John 1:1-2).  Theologian and author R.C. Sproul said that “If there ever was a time that absolutely nothing existed, all there could possibly be now is nothing.” God’s existence cannot be refuted … [Read more...]