Tattoos are more popular than ever before. Did you know that as many as 145 million Americans (44%) have a tattoo? According to the Wall Street Journal, the number of people getting tattoos are increasing 7.7% annually. Since this practice affects most of the culture, it's important to ask: What does the Bible say about... Continue Reading →
Does Hebrews 7 Teach Melchizedek Was A Type Of Christ?
In Hebrews 7, let's discuss Melchizedek and how the superior priesthood in Christ fulfills the old covenant. Next, I will talk about how Christ is the new covenant and what that means for us as believers. The first thing we notice is that Melchizedek was a type of Christ. When scholars refer to a type,... Continue Reading →
The Apostle Paul Shares the Gospel in Corinth, a Metropolis City
Paul left Athens, a university city, and went to Corinth, a metropolis city. Corinth was Paul’s last major place of witness on his second missionary journey. It was 46 miles west of Athens, and both politically and economically affluent. Corinth was known for Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, and here devotees promoted immorality in... Continue Reading →
Jesus the Relational God
"Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us then with confidence draw... Continue Reading →
God’s Truth: Everything is Nothing without Love
It is certain that all of us will die someday. It is a sober reality that plagues the human heart and often people don’t want to discuss this reality. Solomon said in Ecclesiastes that it is better to go to a house of mourning than a house of feasting since death is the destiny of... Continue Reading →
Jesus’ Final Words on the Cross
1. A Word of Mercy: The prayer for forgiveness to the Father - "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do" (Lk. 23:34). Think of a family member, friend, or co-worker that has wronged you. Take practical steps to either pray, write a letter, or sit down and show them the mercy... Continue Reading →
What Were The 7 Miracles of Jesus?
In this article, I would like to discuss the 7 miracles that Jesus performed in the Bible. They include Jesus turning water into wine, walking on water, healing an official's son, raising a crippled man, feeding over 5,000 people, restoring eyesight to the blind, and raising Lazarus from the dead. These miracles reveal that Jesus... Continue Reading →
What Does The Wise and Foolish Builder In The Gospel of Luke Teach Us About God?
Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? 47 As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like. 48 They are like a man building a house, who dug down deep and laid the foundation on rock. When a flood... Continue Reading →