Tag: believe

  • A Letter to Jesus (Asking Questions About Things I Don’t Understand)

    One day my heart was heavy, so I wrote the following thoughts as though I were writing to Jesus. I feel that, in time, GOD helped me better understand the answers to my concerns. If you’d like to understand the increased clarity I received, I explain in this series of posts. … Jesus, Where do…

  • What Does it Mean to Believe (According to the Bible)? [part 4]

    This is the 4th part and conclusion to our study of what “belief” means according to the Bible. In this article, we’ll study references to “belief” in the New Testament letters. You can find the previous parts of this article below: “Believe” in the New Testament Letters I’ll cover the New Testament letters in the…

  • What Does it Mean to Believe (According to the Bible)? [part 3]

    This is part 3 of a 4-part series studying what “belief” really means in the Bible. This post looks at the New Testament historical account contained in the book of Acts. You can find the previous parts of this series here:

  • What Does it Mean to Believe (According to the Bible)? [part 1]

    What it means to believe is the single most foundational concept in the Bible. And it’s also perhaps the most misunderstood concept. The Bible says that an unbeliever cannot be approved by GOD (see Heb. 11:6; Rev. 21:8). Yet, some passages regarding belief seem to contradict one another. For example, Rom. 10:13 says that everyone who…

  • What Do You Believe?

    This article explains some of our core beliefs.

  • December 8 – The Gospel Produces Faith

    Reading Rom. 9:1-11:36 Devotional As we continue our reading of Paul’s letter to the Romans, chapters 9-11 deal with GOD’s rejection of the faithless and wicked Jews while preserving a remnant of faithful people, His acceptance of willing Gentiles, and His promise to accept those who are willing and come to Him, regardless of their…

  • October 26 – The Sermon on the Mount

    Reading Matt. 5:1-12 Luke 6:24-26 Matt. 5:13-42; Luke 6:27-31 Matt. 5:43-48; Luke 6:32-36 Matt. 6:1-34 Luke 6:37-42 Matt. 7:6-23; Luke 6:43-45 Matt. 7:24-27; Luke 6:46-49 Matt. 7:28-29 Devotional After Jesus selected 12 apostles from His disciples, people came from all over the country to listen to Jesus and to be healed of various illnesses and…

  • Life’s Most Important Question (What must I do to be saved?)

    “What must I do to be saved?” It’s life’s most important question, and the answers people give to it vary significantly. (Just google it; you’ll see.) Rarely are the most popular belief and the truth the same. And such is the case when it comes to the question of salvation. Since there are varying answers…