BIBLE BASICS PORTAL

You are entering the Portal of Timeless Bible Basics where you will find ANSWERS TO LIFE’S QUESTIONS. These answers will be sought and found in the realm of biblical wisdom. There are two perspectives from which to search for them:  earthly and heavenly, physical and spiritual, human and divine.  The New Testament Book of James […]

MEEKNESS

MEEKNESS Jesus said to His disciples, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” (Matthew 5:5) The Psalmist wrote, “But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.” (Psalms 37:11) It seems to me that there have always been those who have some confusion about what meekness […]

BLESSEDNESS IN MOURNING

BLESSEDNESS IN MOURNING Matthew, in his account of the Gospel, quotes the Lord Jesus as saying, “Blessed (happy) are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) The word, mourn, usually evokes only thoughts of unhappiness, sadness, and grief. Therefore, one would not expect to find blessedness (happiness) in mourning. But like so […]

ABUNDANT LIFE

“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I am come that they (my sheep) might have life and that they might have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 (KJV)     In this and subsequent posts, I hope to share with you the basis for experiencing abundant life. In […]

Witnessing

BACK TO SCHOOL Jesus said to his disciples, “You shall be witnesses to Me…to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) Based on that command, people of faith have always sought ways to share their faith in one way or another, or maybe in a variety of ways. Some seem to have a special gift […]