What Is Spiritual Discernment? A Bible Study

What is Spiritual Discernment

What does it mean to have spiritual discernment?  How can we gain in our understanding and spiritually discern truth from error?King Solomon’s Gift of DiscernmentFirst Kings 3:8-12: “And your servant is in the midst of your people whom you have chosen, a great people, too many to be numbered or counted for multitude. Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this your great people?” It pleas … [Read more...]

What Is A Prophet? A Bible Study

What is A Prophet

What did it mean to be a prophet of God?  Where there prophets only in the Old Testament or were there some in the New Testament?  What about today, are there prophets today?The Old Testament Prophet When a prophet spoke in the Old Testament, he never spoke his own words but spoke only those words given to him by God so when he spoke it was actually God speaking through him.  There are many Old Testament prophets and they usually prophesied events that were far into the future (Dan 12) but n … [Read more...]

Who Are The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse? A Bible Study

Four Horsemen

Who exactly are these “Four Horsemen” mentioned in the Book of Revelation?  What do they have to do with the end times?  Here is a biblical look of what these Four Horsemen might mean.The Apocalypse The word apocalypse means a prophetic warning or disclosure or a revelation (a revealing) of a coming event of great importance.  The Greek word for apocalypse is “apocálypsis” and means an “uncovering.” It is like lifting a curtain or a veil so that something that was previously unknown or unsee … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Cremation? A Christian Study

What Does The Bible Say About Creation

What does the Bible say about cremation?  Is it sin to be cremated?Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust The phrase “ashes to ashes and dust to dust” is frequently used during funerals.   This saying comes from Ecclesiastes 3:20 or possibly Genesis 3:19 “By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”  We are made of the dust of the earth and that is what we turn back into after we die.  But t … [Read more...]

What Is The Difference Between Wisdom and Knowledge In The Bible?

Differences between wisdom and knowledge

Are wisdom and knowledge the same thing?  If not, what are the differences between the two and how can we know the difference?  How can we gain wisdom and knowledge?True Wisdom The Bible says that “Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days” (Job 12:12) and so we know that wisdom comes from experience but that’s not the true source of wisdom.   I have learned many things from the many mistakes that I have made and so with experience I have learned and usually the hard way, … [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...]