Gossiping and backbiting have become so much an acceptable part of society today that most of the times it isn’t even considered a sin but a harmless conversation about the private affairs or character of a person behind their back. The reasoning? After all, it physically harms no one, is entertaining and fulfills a basic … Continue reading How to overcome the habit of gossiping and backbiting.
The amazing ways of God
“There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” Proverbs 16:25. Isn’t it ironic that the very man who penned these remarkable words; King Solomon, one of the wisest and wealthiest kings to have ever ruled Israel, later in life contradicted his very own teachings … Continue reading The amazing ways of God
The importance of following God’s commands
Simple and seemingly unimportant commands and instructions given by God, when unheeded, have proven to have the most disastrous consequences throughout history.Often, we are so fixated on the ten commandments and the main doctrines of the scriptures that we loose sight of the other commands, words of warnings, statues, instructions and precepts. We either regard … Continue reading The importance of following God’s commands
Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil!!!
"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!" Isaiah 5:20 A quick and casual read of this verse may leave one wondering how can someone who is well acquainted with the truth be so foolish … Continue reading Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil!!!
Who are the tares?
Matthew 13:24-30 contains the parable of the wheat and the tares, in which, is mentioned a man sowing good seed in his field and while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat. As Christians, we probably are quite familiar with this parable.When the disciples heard this parable, they didn’t understand its … Continue reading Who are the tares?
Why is there so much chaos in the world?
The world is in a state of great turmoil. Earthquakes, floods, fires, tornadoes, famines, pestilences and wars are becoming the new norm.Christ had warned us beforehand that this would happen so that it might not catch us unawares. “And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for … Continue reading Why is there so much chaos in the world?
Did Jesus or His disciples ever break the Sabbath commandment?
Approximately thirty-seven miracles of Jesus have been identified as recorded in the four gospels of the new testament. However, there were far more things that Jesus said and did alongwith many more miracles that He performed which aren’t recorded in the Scriptures.This is how John expresses it; “And there are also many other things which … Continue reading Did Jesus or His disciples ever break the Sabbath commandment?
What is the Sabbath rest?
Is observing the Sabbath day the same as partaking of the Sabbath rest? Let us find out by starting right at the beginning - the creation week. The Bible says: “Thus the heavens, and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had … Continue reading What is the Sabbath rest?
Where does the judgement of the living begin? and what is the sign?
It is important to understand that the judgement has two stages. The first is the investigation stage, and the second is the retribution or execution stage. The former always precedes the latter.The investigative judgement itself has two phases; the judgement of the dead and the judgement of the living. The investigative judgement of the dead … Continue reading Where does the judgement of the living begin? and what is the sign?
How old was Isaac, when Abraham, following God’s command, sought to sacrifice him?
Many biblical movies, song videos, illustrations and images portray Isaac as being a child of about 10 to 14 years. But is this biblically correct? What is the truth? Abram was a short time in his journey from Ur of the Chaldees until when he left Haran at age 75, when he first received the … Continue reading How old was Isaac, when Abraham, following God’s command, sought to sacrifice him?