Acts 17:22 (KJB) Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.
Religious and superstitious lie at different ends of the spiritual spectrum.
The Apostle Paul was a man who desired to follow the will and way of God. He was a man who desired to please God, as his life proves. At all personal cost. In doing so, Paul was used greatly of God including penning numerous books of the ... Continue Reading →
John 4:23-24 (KJB) But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. 24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
Nothing could be more conceited and arrogant than to think that a man could change the very words spoken on this earth by Jesus Christ. But that is exactly what we find with the above verses divinely recorded in ... Continue Reading →
Matthew 5:31-32 (KJB) It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement: 32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.
This world increasingly offers a widening venue for “drive-thru weddings and prides itself on the availability of instant divorce and for a multitude of reasons. However, most of these reasons do not align with ... Continue Reading →
John 7:18 (KJB) He that speaketh of himself seeketh his own glory: but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same is true, and no unrighteousness is in him.
This world is overwhelmed with lost hearted individuals seeking their own glory. Realizing the truth of such a spiritually sad situation makes understanding this verse vital in being right with God and in being prepared for their undeniable eternal future.
See, a person is either proud of God and desires to honor and glorify Him- or they are ... Continue Reading →
1 Corinthians 15:45 (KJB) And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.
A living being, a life-giving spirit
A living soul, a life-giving spirit
A living Soul, a quickening spirit
Above are three different wordings one can find when looking up this scripture verse found in 1 Corinthians 15:45, a scripture verse penned by the Apostle Paul. Why is such variance found with this verse? It depends on the Bible version used to look up it ... Continue Reading →
1 Corinthians 1:18 (KJB) For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.
Are we saved, or are we being saved? This difference in wording is as opposing as apples are to oranges or as night is to daytime. The two spiritual camps rest at opposing ends of the spiritual spectrum. A saved heart enjoys sweet eternal fellowship with God while lost hearts are far removed from Him; both now and forevermore.
A ... Continue Reading →
Revelation 19:8 (KJB) And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
The pure nature of Christ is on display for our understanding and our application in this verse. This biblically based illustration of Christ’s righteous nature is portrayed for us by the mention of fine white linen, crisp, clean, unspoiled, unadulterated. These words paint for us an uncorrupted picture of His unmarred character and righteousness. ... Continue Reading →
1 Corinthians 11:1 (KJB) Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.
Follow the example of Christ.
Do these four statements above have the same meaning? Can one or multiple phrases above be substituted among the various modern Bible versions with each reader arriving at the same understanding or conclusion when reading this succinct scripture verse?
The answer is a resounding no! What is intrinsically changed cannot ever mean the same thing, whether it be trying to ... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 4:7-8 (KJB) Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. 8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
Acts 7:44-47 (KJB) Our fathers had the tabernacle of witness in the wilderness, as he had appointed, speaking unto Moses, that he should make it according to the fashion that he had seen. ... Continue Reading →