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  • Roberta on Hebrews 11
    Is it ok to seek a reward from God? Hebrews 11:6. Wow!
  • Arpi Jakab on Matthew 24:13
    If you truly have a personal relationship with Jesus, you fear God, you trust in his promises; can you live a life of disobedience? Not possible. You follow because you are saved, you don't loose your salvation 'cause you don't follow. You can't follow, if you are not saved.
  • Lois V Harrison on Proverbs 4:26
    I found this 'Proverb' in an old book - The Birthday Book Of Scripture, for April 14. I take its meaning as a past tense, asking us to examine our actions - cause - for understanding effect. An inventory of a path travelled. It has resonated a profound message to my writing, a memoir inspired by my late daughter, Lesley, born on April 14. Her life's purpose established at birth, that we (I) would find meaning in her path up to her death, and after. How do I understand? Maybe I won't, but I must nonetheless ponder, examine to let all her ways be established, marked. If one takes its meaning in purely present tense it negates purpose for self examination, (responsibility?) - a path travelled. Examining actions taken - history, can enlighten. Enlightenment impacts present and future. My little book attributes authorship to:
    1 Cor. xvi 14.
  • Thomas junkins on Ezekiel 9:6
    God is God an he owns us all...We are His creations, He must have a reason to do this, prolly the sins were so bad, but today our sins are just as bad an how do we escape his wrath? He is that patient with us to wait and give us a chance to change an Honor Him,,,
  • 808Wahine on John 3
    I agree that GOD has sent HIS Son for a purpose.Purpose being that we all should believe in HIM,it is stated clearly where it says "that whosoever BELIEVETH IN HIM." should not perish. it is HIS will for us all to believe in HIM and have everlasting life. It clarify's it in verse 36, where again it say's "He that Believeth on the SON shall have everlasting life." But does it mean if I hear about HIM and attend church on Sundays and go to Bible studies and do all the goody two shoe stuff to look holy n all, does that means I am exempt from being perish? Hello, I hope you don't think that just because you look Holy, act Holy and go Church mean that's all it is to be exempt from GODs wrath, cause Baby it's not. Who ever is saying it is lying to you, straight up. This verse say's you NEED to Believe in HIM not, do all the rituals. But to Believe in HIM. "to put your FAITH, your Hopes, Your Life in HIS Hands and TRUST that HE (who you cannot see) will HELP you through everything and anything. Read and Believe also in Proverbs 3:5-7. That is what Believing in JESUS is all about. Give your life to HIM and Let HIM lead you. That Was GOD's purpose for sending HIS only SON.
  • Roberta on 2 Thessalonians 1
    Verse 6: It seems we should be careful who we trouble. God will recompense. Never noticed this verse before. Am I understanding this right?
  • I pray blessing on all those who read these comments, and even on the hole world.
    My comment on this chapter; on verse 9, which speaks on Thessalonians turning from idols, and this is my response on that: We must all turn from our idols, for our God is a jealous God, says Exodus 20:5, and you might say to yourself, i don't have any idols; Well........Do you watch TV for more time than you pray to God?.........How much longer do you play video games, than you pray, (FOR THOSE WHO PLAY VIDEO GAMES) and my goodness think about how much more disciple, we have on ourselves for making money, than we have for doing God's will; Which if you look on the back of a dollar bill it says "in god we trust".....Whoa...What a statement. Do we trust in money, more than God? ......I mean, we'll even diet for our bodies, more than we'll fast, for God to give us his power to help others. ........ This is a real reality check for those of us who believe that we're idol free. satan is never going to show us, where, and how, he has us bound; it is on us, to judge only ourselves, and no one else. Children of God; Never think you are doing enough, but always go after more of God in your lives, no matter what level of spirituality you've reached; For the Bible says in Isaiah 64:6, that, our righteousness are as filthy rags
  • Addrian on Judges 16:3
    I have often wondered the weight of the gates and posts.and some say he carried them 20 miles some say 40 miles which?
  • Edward on Revelation 6:9
    In Rev 6:9 are these the Martyrs that come after Christ time on earth to the time of the fifth seal opening? Looking for Scriptural help here...
  • JR on John 8:4
    What is this woman's name in John 8:4?
  • IVAN on Matthew 11:12
    FROM THE DAYS OF JOHN.....UNTIL..
    THIS VERSE CLEARLY INDICATES AN INITIATION POINT FROM WHICH THE KINGDOM BEGAN TO SUFFER VIOLENCE:

    QI: WHAT OBTAINED PREVIOUS TO THIS EVENT AS PERTAINS VIOLENCE TO THE KINGDOM?
    AI: MY BELIEF IS THAT THE VERSE SHOULD NOT BE VIEWED IN THE WIDER CONTEXT OF THE AGE OLD BATTLE OF GOOD AND EVIL BUT RATHER IN THE CONTEXT OF SOMETHING WHICH WAS POSSIBLE FROM THE TIME OF JOHN. THAT IS THE MESSAGE OF JOHN THAT THE POSSIBILITY NOW EXISTED FOR MANKIND TO ACCESS THE KINGDOM OF GOD WITH ALL THE MERITS OF SONSHIP, INHERITANCE THROUGH FORGIVENESS, POWER, AUTHORITY AND RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD. THIS WAS A RADICAL REDEFINING OF THE OPERATIONAL MODE OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF LAW AND RITUALS WHICH PREVIOUSLY EXISTED TILL THEN.

    FORCEFUL MEN LAY HOLD OF IT:

    THIS CLEARLY INDICATES THE NEED OF CONCERTED EFFORT REPRESENTED IN EG. CONSTANCY, DEFERMENT OF LEGITIMATE CARES, DENYING OF SELF ETC. IN ORDER TO ACCOMPLISH, BUT IT IS TOTALLY POSSIBLE; REMEMBER FORCEFUL MEN ARE TAKING HOLD OF IT. IN A PERSONAL DIMENSION KINGDOM CAN BE VIEWED AS THE RULERSHIP OF GOD IN OUR DIMENSIONS OF LIFE! WE CAN THEREFORE NOW CHALLENGE FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS, PEACE, LACK, SINCERE FRIENSHIPS, SELF PERFECTION AFTER GOD (AS HEAVENLY FATHER IS PERFECT) ETC. A WORLD OF POSSIBLITIES BY ACCESSING GODLY RESOURCE NOW AVAILABLE WITH THE SPIRIT OF OLD MODELS LIKE JOSHUA AND CALEB
  • Janet Burgess on 1 Samuel 25:22
    what does it mean?
  • Jessica on Genesis 46
    @ Ruth Ann, I've counted the names numerous times and come up with 34 minus Er and Onan makes 32. I cannot derive 33 souls with the names given in this chapter and I'm not counting Pharez twice. Please help me to understand how there are 33?
  • Alex on John 1
    DELE DANIEL's & Idowu Isaiah A's:
    In regards to your comments about Jesus and God being "ONE" You are absolutely correct in that Jesus said he and the Father are One.

    But neither one of you quoted John 17:20 where Jesus stated: "that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me."

    According to Jesus's own words all of his followers are ONE with him and with the Father. Does that mean that we are all GOD as well?
  • David James on Romans 8
    Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

    36 As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

    37 Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.

    38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,

    39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

    So, so powerful. Their love is a strength we will never comprehend. Maybe not even all of the love of his children combined can amount.
  • Onesoulwon on Matthew 24
    The time of the Rapture, is one of the most studied, preached, discussed (sometimes even argued) subjects in the Bible Some scholars say pre-tribulation, others mid- tribulation, others post- tribulation. Individual beliefs on the subject are usually very strong. But, let me bring something to your attention. Whether the Rapture occurs tonight, tomorrow, or even 1000 yrs from now, we should all be more concerned with our own, personal "Rapture". You see, upon the death of an individual, everything is settled at that point for that individual. There will be no second chance, no time to reconsider, no concern about the Rapture of the Church. As of that moment, your eternal dwelling place, either Heaven or Hell, will already be decided. Therefore, I would like to encourage each individual to seriously consider his or her relationship with God. Have you been "born again"? Are you walking closely with Him? Is the Holy Ghost your guide? If your answer is "no" to either of these question, don't be thinking about the Rapture of the Church. Align "your" life, "your" relationship with Jesus Christ now, before it is TOO LATE!!!
  • Violet on 1 Kings 16:9
    From what tribe of Israel is Zimri and Arza. Is Elah from the tribe of Issachar?
  • Ifeoma Obilor on Daniel 1:8
    This was an opportunity for God to prove Himself to the world through His chosen four. Daniel had a strong enough faith even as a child to put God to the test. Do You??
  • TurtleFL on 2 Maccabees 8:20
    When did this happen???
  • Mr. David Vopal on Romans 1
    Romans chapter one is, I believe, a portrait of God’s infinite righteousness. In these opening verses of the Book of Romans, we are introduced to the righteous God-man who planned, designed, promised and fulfilled His glorious Gospel. We also meet “Paul” a man who was made righteous by that Gospel. In these verses, we discover the power of God to keep His promises; resurrection power to bring life out of death; and salvation power to all who believe.
    The apostle Paul represents all true believers who first encounter the power of God to transform lives and the objectives of God. Someone has said, “A believer is one who has an on-going desire to do the will of God from the heart.” The first chapter of Romans certainly indicates that fact. Here, in the opening verses of the Book of Romans we are given a picture of what a believer looks like spiritually; and why she or he does what they do.
    This is a wonderful example of how a believer serves God and man by submitting to the will of God, and too thankfully and tirelessly brings the message of the true Gospel: even if it is, only an unspoken message lived out by a good example shown to others.
    May God richly bless you, and thank you?
  • One on Galatians 4
    Young Children, Understand that, the Law is not our obligation, to receive, or keep our salvation:

    But it is are lamp to see God's will.... And when we desire a close relationship with God; we will start to pray, more than what we already do; We'll start to Scarface more of our time, and even our bodies: denying ourselves food for days; replacing our indulgence of food, with praise and worship to God, for the hole time that we fast. .... For through observation we see that God requires a sacrifice; one out of many, and most important examples is Jesus Christ, but the Bible says in 1 Samuel 15:22,that, "Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold,TO OBEY IS BETTER THAN SACRIFICE, and to hearken than the fat of rams". .....

    So the law is like a mirror; showing us, how close or how far we are from God, cause the closer we are to God: the more in-line we will be with the Law. ... And to back up that quote is the scripture 1 John 5:13, and it says, "For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments". .... So the more we Love God, the more righteous we will become through his ***istance; not by our works of the Law; but through are level of relationship with him.
  • Mprince on Matthew 3
    Lev, I believe it means that we must be willing to endure persecution. Romans 8:17 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
    Matthew 20:22 But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.
  • Ray on Isaiah 12
    I am confused as to what "in that day" is ment...The day of the return of Christ? or some other day
  • Mark on John 5
    Can anyone explain why these two scriptures are in direct contradiction to each other?

    John 5,31
    If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.

    John 8,18
    I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.

    In both scriptures Jesus is speaking, They are written by the same writer, I don't understand, I thought the Bible was infallible,
    What is the truth? Does Jesus bear witness of himself or not?
  • Lev on Matthew 3:15
    Sorry, part of the text was missing in my previous letter; Please, reply me on this one;

    I'm not native in English language, but still have a great desire to be able to understand each word, that belongs to Jesus Christ;
    My question would be:
    1 Corinthians 4:12 sentence ends like that ,,being persecuted, we suffer it"
    In this case, ,,suffer it" means - "to bear" right?

    I know, that "suffer" also means - "allow someone to do something" but, I think, "bear it to be so now" might be proper, also.

    Please, help me understand. .
  • Lev on Matthew 3:15
    I'm not native in English language, but still have a great desire to be able to understand each word, that belongs to Jesus Christ;
    My question would be:
    1 Corinthians 4:12 sentence ends like that ,,being persecuted, we suffer it"
    In this case, suffer it means - to bear right?

    I know, that also means - but, I think, might be proper, also.

    Please, help me understand. .
  • Tom Goff on 2 Timothy 3:16
    All scripture is 'God Breathed' straight from the mouth of God. THAT is God talking to you. Even as important as if you heard his voice speaking aloud personally just to you. Remember Moses? We should say , " Yes Lord!" each time we read His Word.
  • Tom Goff on 1 Corinthians 2:14
    1 cor 2:14 helps the believer come to terms in his or her own mind with those to whom we have spoken the word of God, and they have rejected the idea of God's Word. It gives us the 'why?' answer we so desire. God's Word is so life changing, so awesome, the non acceptance of it seems impossible to us. It is our responsibility to hold it forth with all our ability, but it is not up to us who receives it and who rejects it. We do our job by speaking it in love.
  • Dennis on Genesis 4
    Does anyone know what the mark was that Cain received?
  • Connie Moore on Acts 20:24
    Why is the part "with joy" omitted from many of the translations? Could it be that we have a difficult time associating suffering and self-denial with having joy? Maybe Paul wanted to convey that he did not count his life in the world as important because he wanted to be able to be a cheerful giver of himself to the Lord.


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