Do good luck charms have power?

No! Believing in things like good luck charms goes as far back as ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece. Today you might hear of people carrying crystals, statues, rabbit’s feet, four leaf clovers or wearing “evil eye” jewelry. None of these things has the [...]

Are the dead really dead?

Yes. The Bible confirms this. Some movies or books present the idea that the dead aren’t really dead, but are instead more alive than ever after they pass on. This is a lie that started with Satan when he told Eve in the [...]

What does the Lord`s Prayer Mean ?

When Jesus’ disciples asked him to teach them how to pray, he gave them this simple prayer as an example in the book of Luke. It says: “Our Father in heaven...” (Luke 11:2, NKJ) First, we must remember that God is our loving [...]

What happened in the Garden of Gethsemane?

Arriving with a large group carrying swords and clubs, Judas betrayed Jesus by greeting him with a kiss, a prearranged signal so they would know whom to arrest. (see Matt 26:47, Mark 14:43, Luke 22:47, John 18:3) To protect Jesus, Peter drew his [...]

What is faith?

Do you ever wonder if the sun will be there in the morning when you wake up? Probably not, because you’re sure that it will. But, why are you sure? Because for your entire life, you have woken up and it has been [...]

Who were the scribes and Pharisees?

They were the Jewish leaders in Jesus’ time. They were religious and educated in the Scriptures and also the Law, which was the list of special rules for Jewish people to follow. The scribes were like the official recorders of the day, writing [...]

Why do we study the Bible?

First, we study the Bible, which contains the inspired word of God, to learn about our loving Creator. It’s like an instruction manual for Christians so we know what is expected of us. 2 Timothy (2:16, RVIC) says, “Every Scripture inspired of God [...]

What if your friends don`t believe in God?

That’s okay! You can still be a good example to them by showing Christian principles of faith, honesty, kindness, forgiveness, patience, and joy. While we should not be afraid or embarrassed to tell others about Jesus or God’s wonderful future plan, we also [...]

How can we know God?

Because we are all imperfect human beings, and so much lower than God and His ways, it’s not possible to completely know Him. However, it IS possible to know some things about Him.  The first way is through His word, the Bible. The [...]

What is Humility?

What is humility? It’s the quality of not thinking too highly of yourself, of being humble. Jesus is a great example of humility. Philippians (2:8, NASB) says, “...He humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.” [...]

What can we offer to God?

When we think about all of the blessings God has given us, it’s hard to imagine we can give anything worthy in return, but here are seven precious things devoted Christians can offer to God: Joy - James (1:2,3 Christian Standard Bible) encourages [...]

Why should we honor our fathers?

When we think about fathers, we first consider God, our Heavenly Father. He has provided a place for us to live - our beautiful earth. He is the Creator of all things and without Him, humankind wouldn’t exist. Therefore, we are thankful to [...]

Why Didn`t God Stop Satan From Tempting Eve?

God allowed Satan to do what he did because He wanted humans and spirit beings to have the freedom to choose their behavior, also known as “free will.” He didn’t want to create robots that had no choice except to obey Him. God [...]

How can we make good decisions?

Good decision-making is a process. It takes thought, humility, and biblical principles so we can do things to honor and please God. Before a decision is made, faithful Christians first look for God’s leadings through careful study of the Scriptures and watching and [...]

Why should we honor our mothers?

Most moms give a lot to their families, especially their children. When we are younger, we tend to be a bit selfish, not considering that our moms have feelings, too!  You only get one mom in your life, so that makes her pretty [...]

What is the Gospel?

Sometimes the word “gospel” is used to describe the first four books of the New Testament in the Bible: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. In a deeper sense, the word “gospel” describes what Jesus called the “good news” in Luke: (4:43, Contemporary [...]

Why did Judas betray Jesus?

Threatened by Jesus’ teachings, the Jewish leadership plotted to kill him. Judas accepted 30 pieces of silver to reveal Jesus’ location in the Garden of Gethsemane so they could arrest him. Judas’ reasons aren’t stated, and we can’t enter his mind. However, we [...]

How do Christians receive the Holy Spirit?

The holy spirit is God’s invisible power and influence. God alone decides who receives this precious gift.             There are various steps involved for a Christian to receive the holy spirit. James (4:8 English Standard Version) says, "Draw [...]

What are the “little foxes that spoil the vine”?

This phrase comes from the book of Song of Solomon, (2:15?, NKJV) “Catch us the foxes, the little foxes that spoil the vines, for our vines have tender grapes.” The Bible often uses picture language to help us understand deeper lessons. Foxes appear [...]

How can I memorize scriptures?

Being able to call Scriptures to mind is a powerful skill. Verses can bring us or others comfort during difficult times, or give us good advice when faced with a decision or problem. Knowing where to find Scriptures quickly also helps us in [...]

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