What does 1 Corinthians 11:34 mean? I’m talking about “If anyone is hungry, let him eat at home.” Does God want us to never eat in places that aren’t our home, like restaurants or friends’ houses? If so, why? The context of 1 Corinthians 11:34 is about the apostle Paul writing to the church that… Read More Bible Q&A: What Does “If Anyone Is Hungry, Let Him Eat At Home” Mean?
Do we know anyone who is not a New Testament Christian who is hungering and thirsting for righteousness? We probably do. God wants you to be the door that He puts in front of them, the door through which they must walk to find the salvation they seek.… Read More The Parable of the Costly Pearl
Brethren, look back at all you have learned from God’s Word in the time since your baptism. Take inventory of all the ways God has taught you to be a better, wiser, more profitable, more giving and selfless human being. List all the blessings that have come into your life because of your walk with God. Do you want to go back to how you were before you knew what you know now? Which life is better, the life you had without Christ or the life with Him which you now have? … Read More 1 Peter: The Holiness of Obedient Children
How would you react if you were on a hike one day and you happened to come across a lot of money? That’s the scenario Jesus presents in this parable to illustrate the value of Christianity.… Read More The Parable of the Hidden Treasure
I’ve noticed that a lot of people in church lift their hands up high and close their eyes while singing, praying, and listening to the preacher. Why do they do this? Over the years, from time to time I’ll ask this same question to people whom I’ve observed doing this. Generally, the answer they give… Read More Bible Q&A: A Question About Lifting Holy Hands In Worship
Christians, it is possible to be in Christ’s kingdom right now…but not in the future.… Read More The Parable of the Weeds
What does it mean for us as Christians to fully or completely set our hope on grace?… Read More 1 Peter: How To Set Our Hope Fully On Grace
Why do we not want to receive or accept correction? There are undoubtedly many reasons, but perhaps pride is the biggest one. Perhaps our pride keeps us from realizing that correction is in fact a blessing when it is given in the right way and received in the right way.… Read More We All Make Mistakes…So Don’t Tell Us That We’ve Made One!!
This “good news” – “the salvation of your souls” (1:9b-10a) – was the fulfillment of these Old Testament prophecies that the prophets had diligently “searched and inquired” about (1:11). It had not been completely revealed to them during Old Testament times. Even “angels long to look” into these matters (1:12c), the Greek rendering of this phrase indicating that the angels so passionately desired to know more about these matters that they would in a figurative sense bend or crouch down to see it. Yet God’s plan to save mankind was now completely revealed to Peter’s readers, and us today, within the New Testament (cf. Rom. 16:25-26; Eph. 3:3-5). We today can now see and know that of which they could only glimpse and ask. What a blessing that is!… Read More 1 Peter: We Have What Old Testament Prophets and Angels Longed To Have
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