72 Virgins…

72 virgins when you sacrifice yourself for the betterment of Islam? ... anyone ever wonder how they came up with that non-sense? One would have to go back close to 10,000 years to King Gilgamesh and his demise. Funny thing about him and many others having claims on deity. Thinking themselves to be gods, these... Continue Reading →

Ever heard this from the pulpit?

Ever heard this from the pulpit? Not many will attempt to talk about this chapter and a (new) friend of mine ask about it. Judges 19 (KJV) 19:1 And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite sojourning on the side of mount Ephraim,... Continue Reading →

Digging a hole

The 501-c3 churches of America are $$280 Billion in Debt.... why?   Acts 2:47 "Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved."   G1577 ἐκκλησία ekklesia (ek-klee-siy'-a) n. 1. (literally) a “calling out.” (see H4744 for usage in Israel). 2. (concretely,... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 3:1-5

3:1 This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop (overseer), he desireth a good work. 2 A bishop then must be blameless (not guilty), the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober (clear minded), of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; (didactic - intended to teach, particularly in having moral... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 2:9-15

8 I will (resolve) therefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath (anger/indignation) and doubting (debate). 9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel (orderly, good behavior), with shamefacedness (bashfulness) and sobriety (self-control); not with broided hair (elaborate), or gold, or pearls, or costly array (expensive clothing); 10 But (which becometh... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 2:5-8

5 For there is one God, and one mediator (intercessor) between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; 6 Who gave himself a ransom* for all, to be testified in due time. (*G487 ἀντίλυτρον antilutron (an-tiy'-lï-tron) n. a redemption-price, ransom. [from G473 and G3083] in addition to (i.e. additionally recompense in like manner). Reparation for a wrong... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 2:1-4

2 I exhort (request, implore) therefore, that, first of all, supplications (bind, betroth), prayers, intercessions (entreat with favor), and giving of thanks, be made for all men; 2 For kings (emperors, rulers), and for all that are in authority (leadership); that we may lead a quiet (tranquil) and peaceable (steadfast hold on) life in all godliness* and... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 1:19-20

19 Holding* faith**, and a good*** conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck: (*G2192 ἔχω echo (e'-chō) v.to hold (such as a possession) **G4102 πίστις pistis (piy'-stis) n. a reliance upon Jesus for salvation. ***G4893 συνείδησις suneidesis (sïn-ei'-d̮ee-sis) n. moral consciousness. Dictionary definition: “the quality or state of being aware especially of... Continue Reading →

1 Timothy 1:14-18

14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus. 15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. 16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus... Continue Reading →

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