Every Bible student knows about Samuel. He was the answer to his mother Hannah’s prayer and vow. She promised that if God would give her a son, she would dedicate him to the Lord all of his life. He became a great man, considered the first of the … [Read more...]


The goal of prayer is for God to hear His children. The Christian is given the privilege of asking favors of the One Who has all power and authority. “Ask of me and I will give” (Psa 2:8). Jesus told His disciples, “Ask and it will be given to you; … [Read more...]


The Pharisee sect of the Jewish religion loved to make public displays of their righteousness. They wore long flowing robes, tassels, tinkling bells, prominently displayed phylacteries (prayer boxes), etc. Their religion was based on hundreds of … [Read more...]


Jesus occasionally taught in the synagogues, the meeting places of the Jews, but most of his teaching was done outdoors to the multitudes along the way. He left these last words for his disciples: “As you are going, preach the gospel to the whole … [Read more...]


What is the “sin that leads to death?” The Bible promises clearly, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (I Jn 1:9). “Confess” here is obviously comprehensive for repent … [Read more...]