Who Were The Samaritans?

by Jack Wellman
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Who were the Samaritans? Why were they so despised by the Jews? Samaria Founded Before Samaria existed or any Samaritan ever walked the earth, the nation of Israel split into two separate nations. The Northern Kingdom was composed of ten of the tribes of Israel, and would come to be known as Israel, while the […]

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What Is The Mercy Seat?

by Jack Wellman
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The Ark of the Covenant was covered by the Mercy Seat, so what was the Mercy Seat? Mercy I have heard grace described as something we receive that we do not deserve and certainly didn’t earn (Eph 2:8-9), but mercy is God not giving us what we do deserve, and that’s His wrath. I think […]

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How Often Should Communion Or The Lord’s Supper Be Taken?

by Jack Wellman
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Some churches offer Communion every Sunday while others do it monthly or quarterly, so which is right? The New Covenant While Jesus and the disciples were having the Passover meal, “Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body” (Matt 26:26), […]

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How Can You Learn To Trust God?

by Jack Wellman
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How can we learn to trust God in such uncertain times? Our Way The first way we can learn to trust God and lean upon Him is to not lean upon our own understanding. When we do, we’re leaning on ourselves, and that’s shaky ground. That’s building a house on sand. It just won’t work […]

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Why Did God Require Animal Sacrifices?

by Jack Wellman
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Why would God require innocent animals, to be sacrificed for something they never did? Covering Sins Many skeptics of the Bible question the practice of sacrificing animals, so why would God require innocent animals to be sacrificed for something they never did? Since it was humans who were responsible, why should they die for sinful […]

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30 Days to Understanding the Bible: A Book Review

by Jack Wellman
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The book, 30 Days to Understanding the Bible by Dr. Max Anders, will do just what the title says; help you understand the Bible better, and do it in only 30 days. Why the Book? Knowing Dr. Anders’ background, and the fact that he was originally part of the series, Walk Through the Bible Ministries, […]

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Do Ancient Biblical Manuscripts Prove That The Bible Is True?

by Jack Wellman
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Wow can we be sure the ancient biblical manuscripts are from the originals and that these manuscripts are what the current Bible is based up? Mountains of Manuscripts If we say that there is a “mountain of evidence” in biblical manuscripts, we would not be exaggerating. The enormous amounts of ancient biblical manuscripts and copies […]

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Is God Different In The Old Testament Than In The New?

by Jack Wellman
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Did God change from the Old Testament to the New? Was God more violent and harsh in the Old Testament than in the New? Old Testament Sometimes, people have difficulty reading the Old Testament because there is so much violence. They might read how God commanded Israel to completely annihilate the pagan nations that were […]

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Does Your Character Speak of Your Christianity?

by Pamela Rose Williams
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No matter what is happening in your life, do people know to whom you belong? Do they look at you and see just another human making it through life? Do you display traits and behavior that point to Christ? Really, does your character speak of your Christianity? If not, make a resolution to change your […]

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Great Bible Verses For Christmas Eve And Christmas Day

by Jack Wellman
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Christmas time is one of the most wonderful times of the year, so here some Christmas Bible verses you can read for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Isaiah 9:6 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be […]

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