Category  |  Difficult Passages

God’s mysterious way of working out His amazing plan! Part 3

We know that God has a plan for us. But how He accomplishes that plan can often leave us scratching our heads! If the life of Jacob tells us anything, it’s that those confusing events are all part of God’s amazing plan!

One principle for peaceful conflict negotiating Part 2

Try as we might, we’ll never be able to avoid conflict for long. So, if we can’t run from them, how do we face our battles biblically? It starts with our mindset!

How the church can support those dealing with abuse in the home Part 47

We live in a fallen world. And Christian homes aren’t immune to abuse and suffering. Let's wrestle with the difficult subject of domestic abuse and how the church can help those dealing with it.

Biblical wisdom and hope for struggling relationships Part 46

Not all marriage relationships are positive and uplifting. Let's take an honest look at some of the more challenging moments in marriage. Perhaps your relationship is struggling right now.

Looking at a familiar verse and how it’s a guide for daily living Part 31

Proverbs 22:6 says, “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” This verse isn’t so much a promise, as it is a guide for daily living. Trying to raise godly children?

Dig Deeper Into The Story Of Ruth And Naomi For Insight Part 10

Have you ever felt that God turned His back on you? When difficult seasons arise, it’s easy to question whether God truly knows what you’re going through.

Discover The Biblical Story Of Ruth Part 9

During a season of political unrest, a time when famine had reached across the land, a woman lost her husband and two sons. Stranded in a foreign land with two widowed daughters-in-law, the future looked heavy and dark.

Let’s Take A Deeper Look Into Ruth’s Life Part 8

The Bible is filled with stories about real people, making decisions and trying to live an obedient life of faith.

Uncover The Profound Meaning For Your Life, Found In The Parables Of Jesus Part 3

Luke chapter 15 is a rich biblical passage, a record of Jesus’ profound stories, and timeless lessons on life.

Let’s Go Back In Time To A Meal Jesus Shared With The Pharisees Part 2

What would it be like to have Jesus as a guest in your home? Would He stay for dinner, maybe a cup of coffee?

Where Is The Line Drawn Between Healthy Desires And Unhealthy Ones? Part 2

We all know what it means to want something, to see what someone else has and wish we could have something similar. Let's examine the tenth commandment, you shall not covet.

Find Helpful Tools For Interpreting The Scriptures And Applying Them To Your Daily Life Part 41

Understanding the Bible is essential to the life of a follower of Christ. Continue an in-depth series on how to understand and interpret the Bible.

Examine The Pros And Cons Of Some Popular Bible Study Tools Part 40

Being a student of the Bible is essential for the follower of Christ. But even the most knowledgeable scholar occasionally comes across a difficult passage.

How To Accurately Interpret The Figurative Language Used In The Bible Part 36

We use figurative speech all the time to help emphasize a point we’re trying to get across. We’d recognize a touch of exaggeration in a statement like “She’s been gone forever,” and interpret it without hesitation.

The Use Of Figurative Language In The Bible, And How To Interpret It Effectively Part 35

When you hear the expression “It’s raining cats and dogs,” you don’t run to the window expecting to see animals falling from the sky! It’s just a figure of speech—common to our modern English language.