Bible Study Articles
As members of the Body of Christ we need to respond to his leading in our lives to live in unity. the body does not consist of one member but of many.
If the foot would say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body.
need to respond to his leading in our lives to live in unity. the body does not consist of one member but of many.
What has God called you to do? Has he made you a watchman?
The watchman sees the battle that is coming and warns the people so that they are able to run to safety.
They would sit on the walls of the city gates and call out with a shout if they saw the enemy coming.
Its not easy to trust people because we all have experienced circumstances in our lives in which we have been hurt at one point or another by people who we thought that we could trust but God promises that HE will never leave us or forsake us!
Many of you feel like your in the wilderness right now but I have good news for you sometimes you have to go through the wilderness to get to the mountain!
When you get to the place where you need to be the Lord will manifest in ways unusual!
When you are promoted and elevated into a position of authority your first priority must be to seek the Wisdom and Knowledge of God to know how to exercise and use the authority that has been given to you.
If you look at the life of Solomon. What happened?
This lesson is one all of you have no doubt read or studied about. Or like me, you know it backward and forward until the time comes to put it into practice.
It goes like this. You have a real need. You go to the source, Jesus Christ, to get an answer.
We cannot get saved without believing that God is and will forgive us thru the finished work Jesus did thru His life, death & resurrection.
We cannot earn our salvation, it is a gift of God, we can only receive it by faith thru grace.
There are many who go to church today and they profess themselves to be christians and yet they disrespect their Pastors. If you cannot show respect to the woman or man of God placed over you that you can see then how can you expect to honor and serve a God that you cannot see?
Have you ever been given an IMPOSSIBLE assignment?
It happens to all of us on our jobs lately because of the economy. Employers are wanting their employees to do the work of two or three employees but still pay them what they would pay one worker.
Jesus told us that in this world we would not always have and easy life. Do we understand that to live above circumstances, we must be completely confident in God’s power and completely satisfied with God’s provision?
As Christians we don't often realize the power of the words that we speak out of our mouths. Our words have the power to create things in the atmosphere around us. They can create life or they can create death.
Do you want to know about a medicine that you can never overdose on? It is found in God's Word. In Proverbs 4:20-22 we’re told that God’s words are life to those who find them and health to all their flesh.
Have you ever contemplated that the God who made the world and everything in it created us to seek Him. He desired that we might feel after him within the inward depths of our heart and soul.
If you have been born again then you are no longer a stranger, but a fellow citizen with the saints and members of the household of God and Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord
Peter is the one who taught us so much about living an over-coming life in Christ with faith in His promises..."as His diving power has given us all things that pertain to life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue
Provisions Have Been Made
Too often we feel as though we must somehow find the acceptable combination of actions and ideals that will make us acceptable to God.
Not So! He has made all provisions for us in this life and the life to come!
Jesus is the true vine. No other person or idea should ever be allowed to take His place. Abiding in Him is not optional its a requirement for our survival.
He promises to give us life more abundantly as we abide in His word.
Without vital contact with God we are hopelessly lost and we live in gloom and impending doom.
What a contrast when we turn to God in full confession and repentance.
Light replaces the gloom and the Glory of God lifts the doom from our hearts.
Our life is tough enough so why should we allow they enemy to give us anger, fear and depression? We are not to allow our faith to be weakened by this spirit of heaviness. The Joy of the Lord is our strength!
I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God.
That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.
GOD created man to live in a GARDEN experience. One of JOY, PEACE, CONTENTMENT, STRENGTH, & UNITY. After the 'FALL' man lost their CALM JOY. But JESUS said: "I HAVE COME THAT YOU MAY HAVE LIFE AND LIFE ABUNDANT."
The Holy Spirit continually works in the life every believer. He gives us gifts that are to minister to others around us. There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit manifests them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.
God loves all people everywhere and calls them to Himself and desires that they would repent. At the same time, God has created humanity with a free will whereby we choose to respond to God or not.
We must all guard against the possibility of becoming so self-centered we fail to see the needs in lives of others around us.
The age old story of the Good Samaritan still holds many truths for us today.
There are many who go to church today and they profess themselves to be christians and yet they have lost their first love. Their hearts are no longer on fire for God. They seek the things of the world.
Have you ever encountered a circumstance or harmful event filled with unhappiness and distress? This stroke of misfortune and hardship happens to all of us throughout our lives.
It is through our deepest adversity that we are able to grow and become stronger.
Jesus told us to open our eyes and look to the fields—they are gleaming white, all ready for the harvest! The reaper is already being rewarded and getting in a harvest for eternal life, so that both sower and reaper may be glad together.
As God’s picked representatives of the new humanity we are to be humble in mind. Accept life, and be most patient and tolerant with one another, always ready to forgive if you have a difference with anyone.