We’ve all heard verses and passages misused or misapplied. This category shares with you some of the most commonly misinterpreted, misunderstood or misused verses and passages.
What Does the Fullness of the Gentiles Mean? (Romans 11:25)
Romans 11:25 says, “blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.” When will that be?
The Last Supper was NOT a Passover Seder?
Were the rituals of the seder celebrated at the time when Jesus was crucified? Was Jesus’ Last Super a Passover Seder?
Is it Okay for a Christian to Judge? Jesus said, “Judge Not.” (Matthew 7)
Are Christians not to judge? Is that what Jesus meant when He said, “judge not?” Did Paul contradict Jesus? How should we understand this?
Are We Called to be Watchmen?
We are a royal priesthood. Are we also called today to be watchmen on the wall and to sound a warning? Do we really have the work of watchmen?
Is Money the Root of All Evil? A Parable of the Poor Christian and the Tax Collector
We have all heard, “the Bible says money is the root of all evil.” But that’s not what it says. A Parable of the Poor Christian and the Tax Collector.
If we do as 2 Chronicles 7:14 says, will God heal America? An “if/then” Proposition?
Many have used 2 Chronicles 7:14 as a promise that if we do as it says, God will heal America? Is that true?
Are We All Children of God? Or Just Christians?
Many will say, “We’re all God’s Children” with the intended meaning that everyone on earth is a child of God. That’s not really true.
What Does “Speaking the Truth in Love” Really Mean? (Eph 4:15)
Paul admonished believers to speak the truth in love. What did he really mean by that? How can we know if we are speaking the truth in love?
How Should We Understand the Willful Sin of Hebrews 10:26?
Hebrews 10:26, about willful sin, seems to suggest salvation can be lost. Is that true? People willfully sin after salvation. How should we understand this?
Did Jesus Really Mean “Be Perfect?” (Matthew 5:48)
Matt 5:48 tells us to be perfect- as perfect as God is. Did Jesus really mean that? It sounds like an impossible command. We just can’t do it.
Does Hebrews 6:4-6 Teach Salvation Can Be Lost?
Hebrews 6:4-6 is a difficult passage. Many have understood it to say that salvation can be lost. But does it really say that? Or is salvation secure?
Should We Call God, “Father God?”
It has been popularized over the past decade to begin prayers with, Father God. Is Father God a good way to address the Father?
Is My Heart Wicked and Deceitful Above All Things? (Jer 17:9) Don’t I Have a New Heart?
Is Jeremiah 17:9 appropriate to apply to Christians? Wouldn’t it be a contradiction of what Christ has done for us?
Does Abba Really Mean Daddy? Should we pray, “Father God”?
Abba is commonly said to mean “daddy,” but does it really mean that? And should we pray, addressing God as “Father God”?
Does There Need to be Two or Three Gathered Together for Jesus to be Present? (Matt 18:20) – A Misunderstood Verse
Matt 18:20 is often wrongly used. Read the context to understand Jesus’ words. You might never use this verse in the same way again.
If You Were the Only Person Alive, Would Jesus Have Died For Only You?
Is this statement true? What if you were the only person alive? Would God have sent Jesus to die for only you?
A Contradiction in the Bible? Was King David the 7th or 8th Son of Jesse?
One book in the Bible calls King David the 8th son of Jesse, another says he was the 7th? Is this a contradiction?
What is a Helpmeet?
Why are wives sometimes called a helpmeet? What is a helpmeet? You might be surprised where this comes from and how it is to be used.
Misconceptions About Christmas: the Journey to Bethlehem
There are many misconceptions about Christmas surrounding the birth of Jesus. What does the Bible tell about the journey to Bethlehem for Joseph and Mary?
Does the resurrection of Lazarus contradict Hebrews 9:27?
While it does seem that the resurrection of Lazarus is a contradiction to the verse in Hebrews 9:27, it is not. Learn to explain this apparent contraction.
Jesus said, I never knew you. Why?
Why would Jesus say to someone, “I never knew you,” when they claimed to have done miracles in His name? Should Christians fear hearing these words? A difficult passage explained…
***A Hidden Message in Psalm 23?***
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Grow in Truth & Hope
Grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen. 2 Pet 3:18