What Does Redeemed Or Redemption Mean When Used In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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What does the word “redeemed” or “redemption” mean when used in the Bible? What is Redemption? The word redemption means to gain something or to regain possession of something in exchange for a payment either by paying it off or by paying in full some amount owed for the possession. I used a voucher at […]

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Why are Eastern Religious Practices So Popular Today?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Recent surveys have shown a steady decline in the numbers of people who describe themselves as Christian in America. From this decline, we have also seen more people self-identify as having no religious affiliation. However, although many people may self-identify as having no religious affiliation, you will find in passing that everyone has a religious […]

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8 Awesome Bible Verses About Loving and Caring For Animals

by Jack Wellman
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Here are eight great Bible verses about loving and caring for animals. Proverbs 12:10 “Whoever is righteous has regard for the life of his beast, but the mercy of the wicked is cruel.” This proverb is very clear. Whoever is righteous will have regard for the life or the care of their animals, whether they […]

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What Is A Pagan? Is The Term Pagan Or Paganism Used In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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What does the word “pagan” mean when used in the Bible? What is “paganism?” The word “pagan” originally meant a “region delimited by markers,” like a city or a state or even a region that was easily marked off. Now it literally means anyone else’s religion or belief system that rests outside of their own […]

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Should You Force Your Teenager To Go To Church?

by Jack Wellman
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Do you believe you should force your teenager to go to church? A Matter of Choice I cannot tell you as a parent what you should or shouldn’t do. Even though I’m now a grandfather, and all my children are adults, that still doesn’t qualify me to tell you whether you should force your teenager […]

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Favorite and Memorable KJV Bible Verses About Sisters

by Pamela Rose Williams
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I am blessed to be one of five girls in my family. In fact, I have only sisters! With Mom and all those other girls in the house my Dad actually used a bathroom that was in the basement. He even built himself a nice little shower down there. I have fond (and of course […]

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Where Does The Bible Mention The Rapture?

by Jack Wellman
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Where does the Bible mention the rapture? Is the rapture true? What is the Rapture? The word rapture comes from the idea that we will be “caught up” (Greek, “harpazo”) to be with the Lord before the tribulation comes. The words “caught up” come from the Greek and mean to “be taken by force,” almost […]

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5 Prayers For Church Unity

by Jack Wellman
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Here are five prayers that may help you pray for church unity. Prayer for Unity in the Community Righteous Father, You know that we are called into a community of believers who are to have one mind, and that is to glorify You and to make disciples of all nations, even if we’re only able […]

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Who Was Legion In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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When a “legion” is mentioned in the Bible, what was it? Jesus encountered a man named Legion in the Bible, who was he? What is a Legion? When we find the word “legion” in the New Testament, it’s referring to a specific number more than a Roman legion itself. A Roman legion was a division […]

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What Does It Mean to be Not Of This World As a Christian?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many Christians today are familiar with the phrase, “Not of this world.” It was spoken by Jesus when He was being interrogated by Pontius Pilate just before Jesus was crucified. Unfortunately, many Christians know this phrase from a popular clothing line, but do not understand the theological significance of these words. Because of the this, […]

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