5 Great Lessons From the Book of Proverbs

Lessons From Proverbs

The Book of Proverbs contains many valuable lessons for the believer.  What are 5 of the greatest lessons we can glean from the wisdom literature.The Beginning of WisdomProverbs 1:7 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”The very beginning of wisdom is not necessarily Bible study, hearing sermons, or attending Sunday school but fearing the Lord.  This fear is not the kind of fear of being struck dead but one of reverential fear, … [Read more...]

Philippians 4: Bible Study, Commentary and Life Application

Philippians Bible Study

What can we learn from Philippians chapter 4?  Here is a personal Bible commentary and life application to what is called “The Joy Letter.”Philippians Chapter FourPhilippians 4:1 “Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.”Paul calls these brothers and sisters in Christ his “joy and crown” meaning that he must have planted this church and brought them into the faith and considers himself as their spiritual father like h … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About The Power of Prayer? A Christian Study

Power Of Prayer in the Bible

The Bible speaks a lot about prayer?  Is there real power behind prayer?  If so, how can we tap that power from God?The Power of Prayer There are thousands and thousands of actual accounts of prayer being answered and in powerful ways, however the real power behind prayer is the One to whom we pray.  God has the power to answer prayers in ways that are supernatural and defy natural laws.  Prayer does more to change the person who is praying than to change God’s mind because God does not chan … [Read more...]

Parable of the Good Samaritan: Meaning, Summary and Commentary

Parable of the Good Samaritan

What is Jesus trying to tell us in the Parable of the Good Samaritan?  What is He trying to tell us today in the church?A Good Samaritan Today, we call someone who helps another that they are a Good Samaritan.  This is because they are helping someone even at their own expense.  This may be helping someone pay their utility bill, driving a cancer patient to chemotherapy or even calling a friend or sending them a card to encourage them during their trial.  Actually being a Good Samaritan is h … [Read more...]

Parable Of The Talents: Meaning, Summary and Commentary

Parable Of The Talents

The Parable of the Talents has something very important to teach us. What lesson is Jesus trying to communicate to us through this parable?What is a Parable? A parable is a story that tries to explain a concept or lesson to the listeners using things or actions that the listener can easily identify with.  It is a comparison of two things that is told through a story that sometimes have two meanings.  Jesus frequently used parables and sometimes the parables were given to hide the meaning f … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Abortion? A Christian Study

What Does The Bible Say About Abortion

Is the Bible silent on the issue of abortion?  Does it speak specifically about it or in general terms?  What Scriptures can we find and apply to see why abortion is sin?Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Who made humans?  God has made us all because He says in the Scriptures “I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.”  We do not make ourselves. That is a ridiculous thought.  God makes us and when the psalmist says that we are “f … [Read more...]