Brilliance. Life. Goodness. Purity. The beginning. God-likeness. Good and evil. The temptation. ~ Our first father fell. Adam. Creating a debt for mankind. Sin. ~ The wages of sin is death. Cost. God requires payment. Judgment. ~ People were chosen, set apart. Israel. They were given commands by God. Law. ~ The law condemned all… Continue reading Reconciled (It Is Good) | Christian Poem
It took me a really long time to see the importance of why we need to read the Old Testament with the Messiah in mind. This was probably because I once viewed the Gospel as a “surface topic.” I thought it was, of course, important... or so I “thought”. But I desired to “go deeper”… Continue reading Christ In The Old Testament (New Series)
In today’s world where feelings run rampant and disagreements automatically mean hate, I think it’s important to be reminded of what the scripture says of the world. (ESV) James 4:04, “You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the… Continue reading 5 Scriptures On Worldliness | Dangers Of Being Worldly
Recently, I have been focusing on suffering. How does the Lord use our suffering for His good and glory? Today, in my Bible reading, I came across a pretty salty verse. (ESV) Mark 9:50, “Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness, how will you make it salty again? Have salt in… Continue reading What Does Seasoned Salt Have To Do With Suffering?
Why did Christ die for us? How do I know this is the Holy Spirit? These were questions I once struggled to understand, and today, we get some answers. The goal of this series is to share scriptures with explanations that help give us answers to questions of Christianity, and to also share scriptures we… Continue reading 5 Scriptures To Memorize (1) | Gospel Understanding, Role Of Holy Spirit & Purpose Of Scripture
Tuesdays for Inside Cup may not be as consistent now that I am working on devoting more time to posts. For this week, I’d like to share a post I wrote yesterday on UnAshamed. Why should we care about Bible Study? Is it really as important as some make it out to be? . There are… Continue reading Importance Of Bible Study (UnAshamed)
This post is inspired by a sister in Christ I talked to recently. I shared with her how, as my theology changed and was challenged last year, I became more aware of the deception I was under. I was realizing that I did not know the Gospel as well as I thought. As we talked,… Continue reading The Gospel Challenge (30 Question Quiz) – Are You Ready To Defend Your Faith?
Why do I feel distant to God? I try to read my Bible and nothing is “clicking.” Why does the Bible not “speak” to me like others? Why is God so quiet? I should give up. I’m not a good Christian. I used to wonder about these things. I would beat myself up about “not… Continue reading What To Do When The Bible Isn’t “Speaking” Or “Connecting” To You
I have been having a Bible Study about once a week with a sister in Christ for almost 3 years. Recently, I have changed up how I study and it has been beneficial not only for myself but it has been greatly helpful to my sister in Christ, as well. Today, I would like to… Continue reading 3 Ways To Study The Bible Better
Edited 08/12/2020- This is an older series I am editing and sharing with you. The past title has been changed. How to meditate on the scripture, and how to pray with the scripture have been edited. Meditate- to ponder or contemplate. Scripture to meditate on - (NIV) Proverbs 3:5-6, "Trust in the LORD with all… Continue reading Putting Trust In God | Meditate On Scripture