adultery

Is it infidelity or not? Most of what we deem as infidelity, or cheating, on one’s spouse, is defined by committing the act of having sexual relations with someone other than the person you are married to. Yet, according to the Bible, adultery isn’t defined by the act. The act is the culmination of many…

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promises

Christians are urged, in scripture, to pursue spiritual maturity- to grow our faith, and not remain a baby Christian indefinitely.  While being a new believer is exciting for most because you get to experience miracles that build your faith, and grace to overcome sin/bondages, maturity allows the Christian to experience God’s promises on a deeper level.  When…

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heart, High Priest, scripture

Hebrews 5 begins with contrasting the High Priest of the Old Testament with Jesus, the “new” High Priest of the New Testament.  In it, we see a bit of morphing from the role of the traditional High Priest to the freedom found in Jesus.  The most interesting aspect found in this section are the comparisons and contrasts…

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rest

Hebrews 4 is an interesting chapter which speaks in length about rest, the various forms of rest, and how it applies in each instance.  Rest, in this scripture, means many different things depending on the reference and the translation.  It goes on to end by giving believers confidence in their relationship with Christ that first, we have…

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