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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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What is Being Filled With the Spirit

What is Being Filled With the Spirit

Have you heard pastors and other Christians speaking about being filled with the Spirit? But what does that mean exactly? How does one get filled with the Spirit? Here are the answers and what you need to do to become spirit-filled. What does being filled with the Spirit mean? “And …

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A Key to Better Relationships: Advice from the Bible

A Key to Better Relationships: Advice from the Bible

On Valentine’s Day, we, of course, think of romantic relationships, but it’s a time to reflect on all relationships in our lives. Look no further than the Bible for guidance on the keys to forming better relationships. Relationship Key #1: Prioritize others “Let no one seek his own good, but …

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