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Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

David's Prayers

The Book of Psalms is full of David's prayers. There are prayers for victory in battle, for forgiveness after sin, and prayers of thanksgiving. Not all the Psalms are written by David, but h...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Friends of Jesus

There were people who were not considered disciples who believed in Jesus and supported him; he had friends who just loved him. One friend of Jesus was named Lazarus. Lazarus had two sisters...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Christian Life and Service

Romans 12 gives a good summary of how God calls us to live. Verses 1 and 2 explains the way we are to approach the Life in Christ. Paul uses pleading tone: "I beseech you" is an invitation, ...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

The Rich Young Ruler and Prayer

The Rich Young Ruler and PrayerWhat was he ruler of?No where in the text of Matthew 19:16-26, Mark 10;17-27, or Luke 18:18-27 could I find any indication that the man was a ruler of anything...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Elijah After Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel was the scene of Elijah's resounding victory over the priests of Baal. After the acceptance by fire of his sacrifice on the restored altar, he executed 450 of Jezebel's priests....
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Jesus Prayed for Us

Jesus' High Priestly PrayerOn the night he was arrested, Jesus prayed at least twice, first, after the supper, he prayed for himself, then the disciples, then the followers who would come to...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Elijah the Tishbite

Elijah the TishbiteElijah was not a "writing prophet" and it may have damaged his popularity since he didn't leave any written works to seal his name in the minds of Bible readers, but he wa...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Prayer Series--2. Habakkuk

Habakkuk was a minor prophet, but he carried some major messages. Habakkuk revealed the central truth of the whole Bible in chapter 2:4b: The just shall live by his faith. This is picked up ...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

New Series--What Should We Pray For?

Pray for MercyI enjoyed writing the Lenten Series. Now I'm starting a new venture. I will base my posts in prayers from the Bible. I'll provide some background and, maybe, insight into the s...
Does the Bible Really Say That? · 1Y ago

Easter Sunday 2016

Lent is over. This is the day of the Resurrection. Easter is the time for celebration and rejoicing.Rising again is the mark of victory. Sin has been dispatched. It's hard to believe. Mary M...