40 of the Most Popular Bible Verses and What They Really Mean by Gabriel HughesMost of the Bible verses and stories we think we know... we dont! Even in our churches, some of the most quoted Scripture passages have been taken so out of context for so long, we’re no longer paying attention to what they really mean.
Pastor Gabriel Hughes highlights 40 popular (and often misused) Bible verses in their proper context so that the reader might learn to rightly handle the word of truth. The chapters are short, to the point, and easy to grasp. Featuring hundreds of Scripture references, and recommendations toward other teachers and study materials. Enjoy this book for personal growth or as part of a group Bible study!
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What does the Bible say about? For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished. The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls, holding in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the impurities of her sexual immorality. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. So that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish. And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.
S tanding too close to a roaring fire instinctively makes you want to take a step back, or maybe two. Likewise, being confronted with your guilt makes you want to slink out of the room, go hide, and never return. Combine both of these to get the general atmosphere of Deuteronomy The mountain is on fire and covered in smoke. They were moving away quickly because they were scared. They were keenly aware that God was paying attention to them. And they knew if they stuck around for much longer, they would be destroyed: because sin does not last long in the presence of God.
The LORD said to him, "I have heard your prayer and your supplication, which you have made before Me; I have consecrated this house which you have built by putting My name there forever, and My eyes and My heart will be there perpetually. What else shall he sleep in? And it shall come about that when he cries out to Me, I will hear him, for I am gracious. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them. He who planted the ear, does He not hear?
Attention To Detail. Did you ever admire good work? Every detail is given meticulous attention. I did this many times with auto detailing which is an example that may surprise you. I had one girl cry and wrap her arms around me showing her gratitude and excitement as her terribly oxidized car looked now like it came off the assembly line. Was she blessed?
Churches get rated by people looking in whether they intend to be or not. What makes some churches seem more excellent than others? Is it really all their attention to the details? Or, is there more to it than the details? Lack of attention to details could lead to a negative impression whereas excellence in quality and preparedness could stir up a good feeling leading to greater receptivity. While details are important, so is the big picture.