What Does The Bible Say About Lost Souls?

Does the Bible mention “lost souls?” If so, what does it say about them?Seeking God? The old hymn, “Amazing Grace” mentions that we were all once lost but now we’re found. Sometimes we get this reversed by saying, “I found God,” but my question is, “Was God missing?” No, none of us really seek after God. The Apostle Paul reminds us, by quoting Old Testament verses (Psalm 41:1, 53:1, 143:2), that “None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks for God” (Rom3:10-11). Are ther … [Read more...]

7 Bible Verses That Make You Feel Loved

Here are seven Bible verses that I hope will make you feel loved by God.Romans 5:6-8 “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die—but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” It’s difficult to imagine that Jesus died for us while we were still wicked sinners (Rom 5:8) and the ungodly (Rom 5:6) and who were nat … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Loving Your Neighbor

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study about loving your neighbor.Loving God First Mark 12:30-31 “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-32 is when Jesus had told the scribes what the greatest of all the commandments were as a response to the time when “the scribes cam … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On God’s Love

Here is a Sunday school lesson or Bible study about God’s love.Agape Love John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” Is there any greater love that a life-giving love? I’d say not, especially considering that Christ died for enemies of God (Rom 5:10). The love in this verse is from the Greek word “agapaō” and is the greatest of all loves possible which is expressed in the fact that “while we were s … [Read more...]

A Sunday School Lesson On Love

Here is a Bible study or Sunday school lesson on love.What is Love? Love comes at different levels. There is the brotherly love (Philia) for your friend, neighbor, brother or even parent but that is close to what family love is like and that is from the Greek word “Storge” (στοργή). The Greeks frequently used it for natural affection that family and relatives have for one another. Next, there is “Eros” love from which we get erotic and is reserved for married couples, which explains why Paul … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Church Discipline?

What does the Bible say about church discipline? Does it still have application today?Love and Discipline God sees discipline as an act of love. What parent would let their children do anything? Don’t most parents care enough to keep their children out of danger? To God, and I hope you can see it too, love and discipline are necessarily tied together. The author of Hebrews writes “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by him. For the Lord dis … [Read more...]