Why Did God Change People’s Names In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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There are several occasions when God changed a person’s name, but why does He do that? Abram to Abraham God called Abram (before his name was changed to Abraham) out of paganism. We don’t know why God called Abram and not others. It simply says “the LORD said to Abram, “Go from your country and […]

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Who Are The Principal Patriarchs in the Bible?

by Pamela Rose Williams
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The Bible speaks of many Godly men who have gone down in history as some of the greatest leaders, judges and kings of all time. We even see many poets, prophets and other prominent men. But when we are speaking of the principal patriarchs in the Bible we are talking about just five men. Take […]

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When God Told Abraham to Go, Where Did He Travel?

by Pamela Rose Williams
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More than 1/3 of the Book of Genesis tells of the life and times of Abram (later named Abraham). We read of his great faith in God and God’s promise to make him the Father of many nations. Abraham listened to God and when He said “Go”, Abraham obeyed, over and over again. Like God […]

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Was Jesus The God Of The Old Testament?

by Jack Wellman
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Was Jesus the God Who was present in the Old Testament? Or, was it the Father or the Holy Spirit? The Angel of the Lord An angel simply means “messenger of God,” and frequently in the Old Testament, God sent His holy angels to do His bidding, but a few times it was God Who […]

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How Were People Saved Before Christ And The Cross?

by Jack Wellman
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Were there two plans of salvation in the Bible? How were people saved before Jesus died on the cross? A Gift from God No one can ever merit their own salvation. In fact, it is impossible to redeem our own selves by works, but Christians should already know this since the Apostle Paul wrote, “For […]

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How Does the Bible Define Righteousness?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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During a time when surfer lingo was popular (think about the turtle in the movie Finding Nemo), the word righteous was often used to indicate approval or something good. For example, if someone surfed a big powerful wave all the way to the shore, their extremely difficult ride might have been described as gnarly in […]

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5 Great Husbands From The Bible

by Jack Wellman
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Here are five great husbands and their attributes that we find listed in the Bible. Godly Husbands If a man happens to be a Christian and also happens to be married, then it is incumbent upon him to do what the Bible commands husbands to do, but like all husbands, we all fall infinitely short […]

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What Is The Promised Land? A Bible Study

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many people are familiar with the term, Promised Land. However, many do not understand it to be a proper name of an actual place. Instead, they understand it as a place that appeals greatly to someone. For example, some might say that Nashville is the Promised Land for those who love country music. Others might […]

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What Is The Abrahamic Covenant? A Bible Study

by Jack Wellman
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What is the Abrahamic Covenant?  What does it have to do with Christians today? God Calls Abraham Most certainly, Abraham personified the statement that “the just shall live by faith,” as he was the prototype of living by faith however God still expected “Abraham to be obedient before blessing him.”  How was this fulfilled in […]

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Story of Abraham from the Bible: Life and Lessons

by Robert Driskell
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Abraham is a man whose character looms large in the history of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. Abraham plays an important part in each of these religions. He is seen as a holy prophet in Islam. Judaism considered him the ‘father’ of their religion. In Christianity, it is through Abraham’s lineage that the Savior of the […]

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