What Does It Mean To Be A Carnal Christian?

Some of the best examples of why someone should be a Christian can be found in how some Christians live their lives. Likewise, some of the worst examples of why someone should be a Christian can be found in how some Christians live their lives. By these two truths, many attitudes about Christianity are formed, unfortunately, often with deadly consequences. The Bible refers to Christians who are a poor example of Christianity as carnal Christians. Therefore, we will examine what does it mean to … [Read more...]

What Is The True Meaning Of Christmas?

What is the true meaning of Christmas? Ask random people on the street, and you’ll probably get at least a dozen different answers. Some might say: “Christmas is about giving.” “Christmas is about family and loved ones.” “Christmas is about being kind to strangers.” “Christmas is a church holiday.” “Christmas is about Jesus.” And all of these answers would be correct.Christmas Is About Giving John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him … [Read more...]

What Does the Number Four (4) Mean or Represent in the Bible?

Numbers often have meaning in the Bible and so what is the number 4 representative of in the Bible?The Four Seasons There are four seasons that God instituted on the earth. On the fourth day of creation, the physical universe was completed.  This was where the sun, the moon, the stars and the entire universe was finished (Genesis 1:14 -19).  I believe the number 4 is derived from its place in creation because the physical universe was established and set in motion on the 4th day of the c … [Read more...]

What Does The Color Red Mean or Symbolize in The Bible

Perhaps one of the most passionate, meaningful, and sometimes even deadly colors of all is the color red. For many, it is a passionate and fiery color—one that can stir up seduction, which is why a common phrase is “fiery passion.” Yet, the color takes on a much more powerful meaning in the context of the Holy Scriptures. It can be argued, with much support, that the most meaningful and symbolic color in the entirety of Scripture is none other than red. It goes by another name at times, thoug … [Read more...]

What Does The Color Gold Mean Or Symbolize In The Bible

Gold has always been a fascination of mankind. From the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich, people have always desired gold. And, many literary tales and accounts have had gold as a central part of the story. King Midas is one example among many. Even the Bible, believe it or not, talks a lot about gold. At times, it is a significant color and object that is listed to signify or point to some type of truth. Although it doesn’t mean it’s always significant to the story, it’s worth lear … [Read more...]

What Does The Color Purple Mean Or Symbolize In The Bible

People often wonder if colors mean anything in the Bible. The answer is simple: they can, but they also don’t have to. There are times when a color can have a lot of significance, but there are also times when the color is just another detail within a narrative—like describing the color of the grass, sky, etc. In a lot of ways, the Bible can be read like any other literary text (yes, Christians believe it is more than just a literary text, but that doesn’t make it less than that). So, what about … [Read more...]