How To Teach A Child To Memorize Bible Verses?

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How can we help children commit to memory certain Bible verses? These same methods might also help adults do the very same thing. In a Song I believe one of the greatest ways to teach Scripture is using song. Songs have a way of imbedding themselves deep within the recesses of the mind. The notes tie in the lyrics or words into the melody and their memories retain it at a much higher rate than just rote memorization or reading and these biblically centered songs are still remembered and sung … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Suicide? A Christian Study

Is the Bible silent on suicide?  The Bible does speak of suicide and those who wanted to commit this act.  What can we learn about it from the Scriptures?Judas Hanged Himself In Matthew 27:3-5 is says that“when Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he changed his mind and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders, saying, “I have sinned by betraying innocent blood.” They said, “What is that to us? See to it yourself.” And throwing down th … [Read more...]

5 Bible Stories About New Beginnings with Commentary

Many Christians have had to start over or begin again.  Like Job had to start over, many had to have a new beginning. Does the Bible speak about new beginnings?Moses: From Prince to Fugitive to Shepherd to Leader After Moses’ fled Egypt for his life after killing an Egyptian who was beating a fellow Israelite, Moses must have felt that his life was basically over.  From a powerful prince in Egypt and the likely heir to the Pharaoh, he was reduced to a fugitive and now a shepherd.  The Egyp … [Read more...]

Praying Through Scripture

Once you find a passage that brings meaning to you, I suggest you take maybe a verse or two and read them and then pray your own specific request to God by using the words of Scripture.

This morning I needed a word of encouragement from the Lord.  All of Scripture is surely encouraging words but when I feel down I often turn to the Psalms.  The book of Psalms is filled with cries and pleas for help from the one that can give help and mercy, God.  I wish that I could say that I always turn to God whenever I need help or strength but far too often, I try to handle things and problems in life in my own power and in my own strength.My Favorite Psalms To Pray Through Well th … [Read more...]


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