Monthly Archives: November 2012

“What are the different names of God and what do they mean?”


 Each of the many names of God describes a different aspect of His many-faceted character. Here are some of the better-known names of God in the Bible: EL, ELOAH: God “mighty, strong, prominent” (Genesis 7:1; Isaiah 9:6) – etymologically, Elappears to mean … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Whew!”


Whew! A pregnant woman is in a car accident and falls into deep coma. Asleep for nearly six months, she wakes up and sees that she is no longer pregnant. Frantically, she asks the doctor about her baby. The doctor … Continue reading

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“Who were the twelve (12) disciples / apostles of Jesus Christ?”


 The word “disciple” refers to a learner or follower. The word “apostle” means “one who is sent out.” While Jesus was on earth, His twelve followers were called disciples. The twelve disciples followed Jesus Christ, learned from Him, and were … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “A Brand New You”


A Brand New You A middle aged woman had a heart attack and was taken to the hospital. While on the operating table she had a near death experience. Seeing God, she asked “Is my time up?” God said, “No, … Continue reading

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“Is there a heavenly language?”


 There is some conjecture as to whether there is such a thing as a “heavenly language.” Is there a language unknown on earth but spoken fluently in heaven? If so, is it possible for someone to learn to speak this … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Everything Is Big in Texas”


Everything Is Big in Texas There once was a blind man who decided to visit Texas. When he arrived on the plane, he felt the seats and said, “Wow, these seats are big!” The person next to him answered, “Everything … Continue reading

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“Had it ever rained before the Flood in Noah’s day?”


 Some interpret Hebrews 11:7 as saying it had never rained prior to the Flood: “By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in holy fear built an ark to save his family. By his faith he condemned the world … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Two Elderly Women”


Two Elderly Women Two elderly women were out driving in a large car, neither could barely see over the dashboard. As they were cruising along, they came to an intersection. The stoplight was red but they just went on through. … Continue reading

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“How should a Christian view environmentalism?”


 There is a difference between the biblical view of the environment and the political movement known as “environmentalism.” Understanding this difference will shape a Christian’s view of environmentalism. The Bible is clear that the earth and everything in it was … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Pig Toes”


Pig Toes In a small town, farmers of the community had gotten together to discuss some important issues. About midway through the meeting, a wife of one of the farmers stood up and spoke her piece. One of the old … Continue reading

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