The Struggle for Salvation

The Struggle for Salvation

The Struggle for Salvation Peter teaches that it is hard for the righteous to be saved. Since good Christians struggle to reach Heaven, it will be nearly impossible for evil people to get in. Here is 1 Peter 4:18 in two versions. Most versions are similar. “And, ‘If...
What Does it Mean to Be a Berean?

What Does it Mean to Be a Berean?

What Does it Mean to Be a Berean? Everybody wants to be a Berean. The problem is, most people want the title of Berean but would fight me to the death before they actually became a Berean. What do I mean? Read on… Where does this idea of being a Berean come from? The...
Jesus the Carpenter?

Jesus the Carpenter?

What did Jesus do before he began his ministry? The slogan goes: “My boss is a Jewish Carpenter.” The reference is to Jesus being a carpenter before he began his ministry. However, is that what the Bible actually teaches us? Why do we think Jesus was a carpenter? This...