Is Hate in the Bible? Does God Hate? (Scriptural References)

Is Hatred in the Bible? Does God Hate Anyone? (Scripture References) Everywhere we look, we are surrounded by hate. Aside from marital destruction and spats and hatred between schoolyard enemies, the bigger picture has become quite surreal. The state of the world and society as we know it has largely become a battleground of race…

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By Grace: A Scripture Study on God’s Grace

By Grace: A Brief Study on God’s Grace, with Scripture References The word grace is referred to in some bible texts as favor, as well as loving kindness and thanks. Grace is a gift, and by it, scripture identifies what this gift has freely given us. Grace has come through and by Jesus Christ, wherein there was…

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Sealed with the Holy Spirit: Realizing Your Salvation (Ephesians 1)

Sealed with the Holy Spirit : Scripture Review of Ephesians 1 (ESV Bible) Ephesians 1:11-14 In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be…

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Chosen by God: 1 Peter- Bible Study on the Elect

  A Bible Study in 1 Peter: The Elect- Chosen by God There are enough scriptures in the bible which reveal that there are people who are elect, according to the foreknowledge of God. If one reads the bible scriptures true to their words, then there is absolutely no question that the elect class are…

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Ephesians 1: Chosen by God

There is power behind the words of the first chapter of Ephesians which truly define the miracle of salvation in Christ. While the chapter itself can be read in just minutes, the Christian doctrine which is within this chapter is pivotal and essential to understanding the gift of salvation as well as some more gifts…

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Did the Apostle Paul rob the Church?

Did the Apostle Paul rob the Church? I was asked for guidance in the scripture of 2 Corinthians 11:7-9. The question was posed: Did the Apostle Paul rob the church, and did he charge money for ministering the gospel, based on how the text reads? We review the text and see how Paul was treated,…

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Predestination Scriptures and Explanation

Predestination: Clarifying the Doctrine (with Predestination Scripture References) There is much controversy over the topic of Predestination in the Bible. The most common phrase used to add color to this topic is “Once saved, always saved”. There exists a problem with this phrase, because it can be looked at in two entirely different ways. These…

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Predestination and Book of Life (with Scripture Study)

Predestination and the Book of Life and how it relates to Predestination in the bible. The Book of Life, which is mentioned in the Bible, may very well be one of the most overlooked and misunderstood topics in the Christian course of study. There has been much confusion among many who have studied the bible,…

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