How Did The Existence Of The Roman Empire Help The Spread Of Christianity

Did the Roman Empire help to spread Christianity, and if so, in what ways?Pax Romana During the times of Christ and the Apostles, the Roman Empire was the dominant world power and they subjugated all nations which they conquered, but they also allowed them certain freedoms, like the freedom to worship in their own way. The mighty empire brought a domineering power to the world, but it also brought a peace that the world had not known for some time. It was called “Pax Romana,” which is Latin … [Read more...]

What Does A Sermon Outline Look Like?

What does a sermon outline look like? How do you make one from scratch?The Greatest Sermon Ever If we look in the Bible and really, throughout church history, the greatest sermon ever preached wasn’t the one by the Apostle Peter on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2) or the Apostle Paul’s message to King Agrippa (Acts 26) but the Sermon on the Mount, given by Jesus in Matthew chapter 5. Jesus was making one overall point; that those who be like the salt of the earth or a light to the world (Matt 5 … [Read more...]

Why Are The Gospels The Heart Of The Bible?

Here are why there are four different gospels and why they’re the heart of the Bible.Four Witnesses Most of the authors of the four gospels say nearly the same thing in one place in their books but each one are unique but one thing that they all have in them is the reason that these gospels were written; “so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught” (Luke 1:4) through the gospels. Luke wrote, “In my former book (Luke), Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began … [Read more...]

7 Bible Verses To Encourage Missionaries

Here are seven Bible verses that should encourage any missionary.Acts 1:8 “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” When missionaries or when any of us share the gospel, we have the same promise that Jesus gave His disciples and that was the Holy Spirit would be with us and that we would be His witnesses throughout all the world. This power doesn’t come from within … [Read more...]

What Does “Do Not Muzzle The Ox” Mean In The Bible? A Biblical Definition

What does “Do not muzzle the ox” mean in the Bible? The Old Testament Meaning Does the command, “You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain” (Deut 25:4) mean the same thing as it does in the New Testament? In the first place, this command shows God’s heart for His creatures. Solomon wrote “Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel” (Prov 12:10). The idea behind the law to not muzzle an ox while it is working to produce grai … [Read more...]

Should A Missionary Be Paid For What They Do? A Bible Study

Should missionaries get paid for what they do? If so, why and if not, why not?The Missionaries Mission Jesus gave a clear and obvious command in the form of an imperative to all of His disciples, saying “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of t … [Read more...]