Tag: knowledge

  • Modesty Series Part 2: Knowledge of Evil and Human Sexuality

    In part 1 of this series on biblical modesty, we saw how: In this, part 2 of the series, we look at the downstream consequences of the three types of knowledge upon human sexuality.

  • What the Old Testament Teaches Us about Elders

    The New Testament tells us that the Law of Moses was our tutor (teacher; guardian; schoolmaster) to bring us to Christ (see Gal. 3:23-25). In this post, let’s look at what our tutor has to say about the role of elders in Old Testament times. Having this foundation helps us better understand the role of…

  • The Role of Prophets in the Church (Why GOD Put Prophets in the Church)

    We’re reexamining the roles that GOD placed within His church. You can catch up on the previous posts starting here. In this post we look at what the Bible says about prophets in the church. The apostle Paul wrote to the Corinthians: 27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is…

  • December 22 – GOD’s Will for You

    Reading 2 Pet. 1:1-3:18 Devotional Today’s reading is the second letter of Peter. As mentioned yesterday, this letter was written to all Christians living at the time and its focus was to: 1.) refute the false teaching which had arisen and thereby remind the Christians what their responsibility and mission for life was, and 2.)…

  • November 8 – Jesus Raises Lazarus

    Reading John 11:1-54 Devotional Jesus had three friends who were brothers and sisters, Mary, Martha and Lazarus who apparently lived in the town of Bethany, which is about 2 miles from Jerusalem. (Note: This is likely the same Mary and Martha referred to in Luke 10:38-42 where Martha wanted Mary to help her prepare the…

  • October 30 – Jesus, Don’t You Care?

    Reading Matt. 8:18-22; Luke 9:57-62 Mark 4:35-41 Mark 5:1-43 Matt. 9:27-34 Mark 6:1-6a Devotional 35 That day when evening came, [Jesus] said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side.” 36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with…

  • October 21 – Jesus, the Wise Young Boy

    Reading Matt. 2:1-23 Luke 2:39-52 Devotional Some period of time (probably around 6 months) after Jesus was born in Bethlehem, Magi from the east came to visit “the king of the Jews“. The Magi were sorcerers, magicians or wizards, from a country in the east (probably Persia). They were familiar with the prophecies of the…

  • May 29 – Meaningless Human Pursuits

    Reading Eccl. 1:12-18; 2:1-11, 17-26; 4:1-16; 5:1-20; 6:1-9; 7:13-14; 8:2-15; 9:13-18 Devotional Solomon applied his heart to learning a lot about life in the search for happiness and true meaning. He began by pursuing much wisdom and knowledge. What he found, however, was that everything was meaningless. He said, “For with much wisdom comes much…

  • May 17 – Fear GOD and Trust in Him

    Reading Value of Wise Sayings – Prov. 22:17-21 Purpose of Proverbs – Prov. 1:1-7; 25:1 Preeminence of God Fear of the Lord – Prov. 9:10-12; 10:27; 14:2, 26-27; 15:33; 19:23; 28:14 Trust in God or Self – 3:5-8; 14:12; 16:3, 20; 18:2, 4, 10; 19:3; 20:24; 21:22; 26:12; 28:26; 29:25 Divine Providence – 15:3; 16:1,…

  • May 16 – The Importance of Wisdom

    Reading Prov. 8:1-9:6; 2:1-22; 3:13-24; 1:20-33; 9:13-18; 4:1-27 Devotional Today’s reading begins our look into the Proverbs. Proverbs are short, wise sayings. Solomon spoke over 3,000 proverbs and the Bible book entitled Proverbs contains many of them, as well as proverbs from a few other individuals. In the Daily Bible, the proverbs are categorized and…