Monthly Archives: January 2021

What the Heart Wants

This entry is part 86 of 86 in the series Holiness Matters

It seems nowadays everyone has their own angle. They are out to please themselves or get ahead in life. It doesn’t help that our American culture champions selfish ambition, greed, and every sort of desire. If everyone followed their own … Continue reading

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God’s Coming Kingdom

This entry is part 412 of 424 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning of the expression, “The coming of the kingdom of God is not something that can be observed” in Luke 17:20? In this passage, Jesus is teaching about the kingdom in the end times. Because he is … Continue reading

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Get a Grip

This entry is part 85 of 86 in the series Holiness Matters

Who hasn’t destroyed a relationship, or at least seriously injured one, because of a hot temper? Jealousy can ruin a couple’s relationship in no time flat. We have laws against hate speech. You can get into so much trouble with … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Mother and Brothers

This entry is part 411 of 424 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning of Matthew 12:46? “While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him. But he replied to the man who told him, “Who is my … Continue reading

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Carried by Angels

This entry is part 410 of 424 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does it mean that Lazarus was carried off by the angels to Abraham’s side (Luke 16:22)? The parable of the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31 is only conveyed by Luke. None of the other Gospels have this … Continue reading

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Beginning of Genesis

This entry is part 409 of 424 in the series Inquiring Minds

How does the Book of Genesis begin? Genesis is the book of beginnings. So it would make sense that Genesis begins at the beginning of human history. It doesn’t tell the beginning of God, because God has always existed and … Continue reading

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Feeling It

This entry is part 84 of 86 in the series Holiness Matters

For many of us, emotions run our lives. None of us can stop the emotion from happening. And there’s a few of us who don’t even think about how we react. Our emotions can get us into trouble and most … Continue reading

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Casting Lots

This entry is part 408 of 424 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the “Lot” in Proverbs 16:33? “The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.” Proverbs 16:33 This proverb concerns the decision making process. The “lot” here refers to a decision-making device. Casting … Continue reading

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The Biblical Conscience

This entry is part 83 of 86 in the series Holiness Matters

People use the phrase, “Get a conscience” all the time. They usually refer to people they think are morally base. These are people who don’t make the right moral decisions as far as they are concerned. It’s usually phrase we … Continue reading

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Divine Messiah

This entry is part 407 of 424 in the series Inquiring Minds

To whom does Micah 5:2 refer and how should we understand the phrase, “whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting”? This is a prophecy about Jesus, the Messiah. It probably had a preliminary fulfillment in the times … Continue reading

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