This is a question I discussed with a friend once. I should probably give an explanation of what Christian music is first. The Christian music I'm talking about is music that gives glory to God in its lyrics, whether it's a testimony of what God does for a believer, or direct praise that is speaking to… Continue reading Should secular artists sing Christian music?
Jehovah, it is such an honor to be able to talk to you in prayer. I am so grateful that your Son Jesus made it possible for us to fellowship and communicate with each other. Thank you, God, for your grace and for drawing me to you in spite of my sinful nature. Thank you… Continue reading A Prayer of Praise & Thanksgiving
"For it hath been declared unto me of you, my brethren, by them which are of the house of Chloe, that there are contentions among you. Now this I say, that every one of you saith, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ. Is Christ divided?… Continue reading Let no man glory in men
"What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and has crowned him with glory and honour." Ps. 8:4-5 (KJV, emphasis added) or "What is man that You take thought of him, And the son… Continue reading Is man a little lower than God or a little lower than the angels?
With each day drawing us closer to the rapture and great tribulation in addition to man-made and natural disasters worldwide, there are always discussions occurring within Christian circles about things mentioned in Revelation. I recently finished a study of the book and made some notes and cross-references. I'm not foolish enough to try to explain… Continue reading Revelations on the Book of Revelation
The final physical appearance of Christ in the Old Testament was in Judges 13:3-23 when he encountered Samson's parents before Samson was born. He is referred to as "the angel of the Lord" in this chapter. You may ask "Why is he called an angel when we know Jesus is not an angel? He's the… Continue reading Jesus Christ’s appearances in the Old Testament–pt. 2
The God we serve is very complex in his character and many times it is difficult to comprehend why or how he does what he does. This is one reason why critics of Christianity resist having the Lord as part of their lives. When they look at the Old Testament (OT) and compare it to the… Continue reading Jesus Christ’s appearances in the Old Testament–pt. 1
The Christian's conversion, two natures, spiritual covering, and God's continual blessings are a few things we see represented by Joseph and the Onyx. In Benjamin and the Jasper, we get a glimpse of our spiritual perfection, God's divine order, persistence in righteousness, and the fact that we are God's beloved. The word jasper is iaspis in the Greek… Continue reading Christian symbolism in the breastplate of judgment–chapters 11 & 12
Are you bearing spiritual fruit for God, witnessing to the lost, and bearing God's burdens faithfully? Then you have a lot in common with Issachar and the amethyst. As Christians, God refines us through trials we face in life. In the midst of our trials he is our shelter and causes us to prosper spiritually in… Continue reading Christian symbolism in the breastplate of judgment–chapters 9 & 10
Click here to read how Gad and the ligure represent liberty, boldness, skill while fighting spiritual battles, and other important Christian characteristics. In Asher and the agate, we see the power of the Holy Spirit, hunger for God's word, and strength that endures.