Why Were Some Books Excluded From The Bible?

Why were some books left out of the Bible? What books were they? God-Breathed The Bible declares of itself that Scripture is God’s Word, uttered as it were, from the very breath of God. The Apostle Paul says “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness” (2nd Tim 3:16), so “that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work” (2nd Tim 3:17). The Apostle Peter tells us “that no prophecy of Scripture … [Read more...]

What Books Of The Bible Are The Gospels?

What books of the bible are called the gospels? What is the difference between them and the other books in the New Testament?What is the Gospel? Jesus first words out of His mouth after beginning His earthly ministry was “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel” (Mark 1:15). Jesus tells us to believe the gospel but what is it? The gospel is the good news of the kingdom of God and the King of that kingdom, Who is Jesus Christ. The bad news is … [Read more...]

Top 10 Jesus Quotes: Sayings from the Gospels

It is hard to pick only 10 of Jesus’ quotes because everything He said was powerful.  Here are 10 quotes from the gospels from Jesus Christ that I believe have eternal implications.John 8:7 “And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, ‘Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.’”Too often we cast stones at other believers when we are not without sin.  I have frequently said that if I have a stone to cast, it would have to be at my own … [Read more...]