Top 7 Bible Verses About Wrong Doing

Here are seven Bible verses about doing the wrong thing. James 4:17 “So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.” Clearly, James, the half-brother of Jesus, said that if we know someone who is in need and we turn a blind eye to that person, we sin, because if we know the right thing to do but fail to do it, it is sin for us. James gives us an example where he says, “If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, … [Read more...]

Should Churches Accept Lottery Winnings As Offerings?

Should churches accept lottery winnings or winnings from gambling as offerings?Gambling is Coveting If gambling is not a sinful activity, why does it ruin the lives of thousands of families? We have a nearby casino that has wrecked the lives of dozens, sending them into bankruptcy, causing divorces, and creating gambling addictions that are nearly impossible to break. The Bible doesn’t expressly say, “You shall not gamble” but the concept is there in Scripture. Solomon understood the risks o … [Read more...]

What Happened To Nations Under Corrupt or Bad Leadership In The Bible?

The Bible tells us what happens to nations that fall into corruption and ungodly leadership.Does God Abandon Nations? What happens to nations that fall into corruption and who have ungodly leadership? It seems obvious to most Christians because they can read the history of mankind, but also the historical accounts written in the Bible where nations departed from obedience to God and later fell into ruin because of idolatry (with sexually immoral practices), exceeding greed, and neglect of … [Read more...]

What Is A Sin Offering?

What is a sin offering according to Scriptures? Offerings In the Old Testament there were several offerings but these offerings almost always dealt with the covering of sin and trespasses. For example, in Leviticus 4:3 it is written that “if it is the anointed priest who sins, thus bringing guilt on the people, then he shall offer for the sin that he has committed a bull from the herd without blemish to the Lord for a sin offering” but “If the whole congregation of Israel sins unintentionally a … [Read more...]

Is One Sin Worse Than The Other?

Does God call one sin worse than another? Are some sins more serious than others?Is All Sin the Same? Have you ever heard any Christian says, “Sin is sin” when they hear of a fellow Christian falling into sin? Is that true? I think its clear even in society not all crimes are the same and we don’t say, “Crime is crime.” A man stealing food to feed his family is not the same crime as one murdering him. Murder is worse than stealing. Stealing is worse than lying (except under oath). Running a … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Speaking Up

Here are seven Bible verses referring to speaking up when needed.Romans 1:16 “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” There is a time to speak and a time to be silent but we must never be silent when we’re speaking about the gospel. If you had the cure for a deadly disease and you kept it to yourself, that’s almost like negligent homicide for those who have the disease. We have the cure fo … [Read more...]