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Is it Idolatry to Wear a Cross?

Is it Idolatry to Wear a Cross?

Is it idolatry to wear a cross? The short answer: No. It is not idolatry for a Christian or any person to wear a cross, as long as they are not using it as an object of worship. The Biblical answer: Some use the old testament commands against graven images and idolatry to say that any […]

January 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Silver in the Bible

Silver in the Bible

Did you know that “silver” appears in the Bible 283 times? The first mention of silver is in relation to the patriarch of faith, Abraham or Abram (before God changed his name). Genesis 13:2 says: “And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.” This was when Abram left Egypt to settle in […]

October 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
And the Gold of That Land is Good

And the Gold of That Land is Good

The first mention of Gold in the Bible appears in Genesis 2: “And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold; And […]

December 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman? For Her Price is Far Above Rubies

Who Can Find a Virtuous Woman? For Her Price is Far Above Rubies

“Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies” – Proverbs 31:10. The book of Proverbs is a book of wisdom, written by the man that the Bible calls the wisest man alive: “And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that […]

December 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rejoice with the Wife of Thy Youth: Advice from Proverbs

Rejoice with the Wife of Thy Youth: Advice from Proverbs

“Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times; and be thou ravished always with her love” – Proverbs 5:18-19. Who says the Bible is boring? If you are not reading about the […]

December 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
And They Will Become One Flesh

And They Will Become One Flesh

“Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.  The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman, ‘ for she was taken out of man.”  For this reason a man […]

November 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Necklaces in the Bible

Necklaces in the Bible

In the Scripture, there are a number of references to individuals, both men and women, who have worn necklaces.  Interestingly enough the scriptural references to necklaces are only found in the Old Testament.  Additionally, the necklace is not specifically used anywhere in the Bible. In general terms, the necklace referred to and worn is basically […]

November 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gemstones in the Holy Bible

Gemstones in the Holy Bible

There are a multitude of gemstones that are mentioned in the Holy Bible. Even though there are 22 gemstones listed in the Scriptures, it is interesting to note that these precious stones mentioned or identified can be grouped together in basically four categories. Those basic four categories are the use of these gemstones as part […]

November 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sapphire Throne and the Four Living Creatures of Ezekiel and Revelation

Sapphire Throne and the Four Living Creatures of Ezekiel and Revelation

The Book of Ezekiel starts with a visions of God being given unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi (1:1). In the vision, Ezekiel saw “the likeness of four living creatures” that had the “likeness of a man” (1:5), each one having “four faces” and “four wings” (1:6). These “living creatures” bear a striking resemblance […]

November 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Should Christians Wear Jewelry? Answers from the Bible.

Should Christians Wear Jewelry? Answers from the Bible.

For the Christian, the standard of living is the Word of God. The Word of God empowers the believer from trespassing against God as promised in Psalm 119:11 (KJV) by declaring “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. Also, God’s Word produces faith as revealed in Romans […]

November 23, 2014 | By | Reply More