The Bible makes such a big deal about gratitude. God’s Word instructs us to give praise and thanksgiving to God for everything (Eph. 5:20), in all circumstances (1 Thess. 5:18), with all of our hearts (Psalm 9:1), with our words, (Psalm 9:1), with singing and with joy (Psalm 95:1-3).
Jim went to be with the Lord in 2015, but his story was far from over. In fact, new chapters were being written 9000 miles away where a three-generation, three-decade labor of love was taking place.
“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” —John 3:16 (NIV)
Does the NIV Bible translation omit verses? Does the NIV leave out verses traditionally included in older Bibles? In this article, you’ll learn the answer to these questions and more. You can also watch the video at the top and/or bottom of this page for a more interactive experience. Are There Verses Missing From the NIV Bible? Did you know that modern Bible translations have fewer verses in them than some of the earliest printed Bibles such as the King …
The following biblical images will probably be familiar to you, either as word pictures or actual drawings and artwork. You’ve heard them described in sermons. You’ve seen them depicted in picture books, greeting cards, and artwork. You may even think you know exactly where to find them in the Bible.
There’s one problem. They’re not actually in the Bible. At all.
What are you afraid of? Have you taken time today to combat your fears with the truth of God’s Word? Read these verses. Dwell on them. Pray through them. Speak them out loud and trust that they are true. Ask God to help you overcome your fear.
The Apostle Paul has been the subject of movies, books, and too many sermons and Sunday School lessons to count. But if you think you know everything there is to know about this influential missionary and writer of half of the New Testament, think again. We hope this article makes for some fascinating reading for you and a provided new perspective on the man who “saw the light” (Acts 9:3) and went on to play a huge role in giving …