The Differences in Christian and Pagan Easter Celebrations

Jeremiah Lloyd

Christians celebrate Easter Sunday, commemorating the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead after his crucifixion. But many of the traditions the world celebrates on Easter come from pagan practices. Here are the differences. Pagan Easter traditions Similar to the way pagan traditions crept into Christmas, a Christian celebration commemorating …

What are Proverbs in the Bible?

Megan Smith

What are the Proverbs in the Bible? They are short sayings that express a universal truth. There are 31 Proverbs, one for each day of the month. Some people read them as daily motivation. Let’s explore Proverbs. An Introduction to Proverbs “The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of …

Do Mosaic Old Testament Laws of Fortune-Telling Apply to Christians?

Jeremiah Lloyd

Christians have been told New Testament laws override Mosaic laws of the Old Testament. Does that mean that engaging in astrology and fortune-telling is okay today? Find out what the New Testament reveals. Are Old Testament Mosaic laws obsolete for Christians? “A man or a woman who is a medium …

Why Were These Seven Books Removed From Christian Bibles?

Jeremiah Lloyd

Depending on which Christian denomination you belong to, your Bible could have seven fewer books than other faiths. Which books were they? Find out why, what, where, and when these books were removed! Why different Bibles? Many people believe the Roman Catholic Church is the oldest Christian denomination. However, according …

Seek Joy Over Happiness

Jeremiah Lloyd

We use the words happiness and joy interchangeably, but they are distinctly different. The Bible encourages us to seek joy in our lives. Not understanding the difference, the pursuit of happiness can lead to sorrow. Happiness vs. joy “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace …

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What are Proverbs in the Bible?

What are Proverbs in the Bible?

What are the Proverbs in the Bible? They are short sayings that express a universal truth. There are 31 Proverbs, one for each day of the month. Some people read them as daily motivation. Let’s explore Proverbs. An Introduction to Proverbs “The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of …

Why Were These Seven Books Removed From Christian Bibles?

Why Were These Seven Books Removed From Christian Bibles?

Depending on which Christian denomination you belong to, your Bible could have seven fewer books than other faiths. Which books were they? Find out why, what, where, and when these books were removed! Why different Bibles? Many people believe the Roman Catholic Church is the oldest Christian denomination. However, according …

Seek Joy Over Happiness

Seek Joy Over Happiness

We use the words happiness and joy interchangeably, but they are distinctly different. The Bible encourages us to seek joy in our lives. Not understanding the difference, the pursuit of happiness can lead to sorrow. Happiness vs. joy “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace …

The Differences in Christian and Pagan Easter Celebrations

Christians celebrate Easter Sunday, commemorating the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead after his crucifixion. But many of the traditions the world celebrates on Easter come from pagan practices. Here are the differences. Pagan Easter traditions Similar to the way pagan traditions crept into Christmas, a Christian celebration commemorating …

Angels & Demons

Are Angels Active in the World Today?

Are Angels Active in the World Today?

Many debate whether biblical prophecy and spiritual gifts have ended. Most scholars agree the Canon of the Bible is closed for new revelations and writings, but does this mean that angelic activity is over, too? Find out… What does the Bible say about angelic activity? “For he will command his …
Angels and Humans: Comparing the Differences

Angels and Humans: Comparing the Differences

In creating Angels, God gave them powerful abilities humans don’t possess, while, ultimately, giving both their own unique positions in the heavenly realm. Here are the differences separating angels and humans… Before we begin, a misconception about angels and humans must be cleared up. Some mistakenly assert that when humans …
The Spirit of This Age

The Spirit of This Age

We often hear terms like Zeitgeist, turnings, astrological ages, culture cycles. The Bible also spoke of ages, and a so-called “god of this age,” who is influencing the present time, known as Satan or the devil. A series of cycles or a single age? “The god of this age has …

Bible Studies

The Differences in Christian and Pagan Easter Celebrations

The Differences in Christian and Pagan Easter Celebrations

Christians celebrate Easter Sunday, commemorating the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead after his crucifixion. But many of the traditions the world celebrates on Easter come from pagan practices. Here are the differences. Pagan Easter traditions Similar to the way pagan traditions crept into Christmas, a Christian celebration commemorating …
What are Proverbs in the Bible?

What are Proverbs in the Bible?

What are the Proverbs in the Bible? They are short sayings that express a universal truth. There are 31 Proverbs, one for each day of the month. Some people read them as daily motivation. Let’s explore Proverbs. An Introduction to Proverbs “The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of …
The Prophecies of Ezekiel 38 and 39

The Prophecies of Ezekiel 38 and 39

With the war in Ukraine, and Russia and Iran recently making pacts with China, many speculate about Ezekiel’s prophecies 38 and 39. Here is an overview and commentaries on these prophetic texts. What is Ezekiel 38 and 39 about? “The word of the LORD came to me: “Son of man, …

Devotionals

Seek Joy Over Happiness

Seek Joy Over Happiness

We use the words happiness and joy interchangeably, but they are distinctly different. The Bible encourages us to seek joy in our lives. Not understanding the difference, the pursuit of happiness can lead to sorrow. Happiness vs. joy “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace …
Jesus: The Ultimate Minimalist

Jesus: The Ultimate Minimalist

More and more people today are embracing a minimalist lifestyle as a rejection of materialism, but over 2000 years ago Jesus Christ could be viewed as one of the earliest and ultimate to teach this philosophy. Minimalism: over 2000 years old “What has been is what will be, and what …
Living As If Each Day Is a Miracle

Living As If Each Day Is a Miracle

The existence of Earth is a miracle given the vastness of the universe. Scientists haven’t discovered anything like it yet. On earth itself, the miraculous abounds. All these are signs that we should live each day with gratitude. The miraculous is all around us “For since the creation of the …