When God told Abraham that he was to have a son the following year, bible recorded it that Sarah laughed in her heart Genesis 18:12-15 12 Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I have ...
How long is it necessary to repent for an act of sin? For example, can just the thought "forgive me for my sin, Lord" immediately after the sin is committed enough (and truly mean it)....or does a ...
The Bible speaks to the qualifications of overseers and deacons, and also mentions that they are to be held to a higher standard than the rest of the congregation. What Biblical basis exists, then, ...
And sit with Him on His throne? To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne. Rev 3:21 ...
In Matthew 12:31-32, Jesus says: Therefore I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven people, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. And whoever speaks a word ...
I thought of this when I was researching this question. Leviticus 4 goes into great detail about the sacrifice that must be made in order for a sin to be forgiven. However, we see here that God ...
It's a familiar tale. The Pharisees brought to Jesus a woman caught in adultery. They asked if she should be stoned. Jesus (after a bit) said "Let him that is without sin among you first cast the ...
Is forgiveness and reconciliation the same thing? What needs to happen for forgiveness to occur? What needs to happen for reconciliation to take place?
I've heard many people state that it was the punishment inflicted by the Romans that allows God to forgive us. This just doesn't make any sense to me. How can a man suffer for a short while here on ...
I've never completely understood the purpose as to why God required that the Israelite's should kill an animal in order for God to forgive them.
Someone sins against us, e.g. says something unkind. They are completely unrepentant. That might be because they don't think it is a sin or they don't care (yes, I'm deliberately mentioning two ...