It’s not easy to find out what the Bible says about a certain subject. Why not look it up here in this comprehensive Bible reference blog.

Faith

1. What is faith? A. Faith is a belief in the unseen: 2Cor.4:18 — We look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen…which …
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ACCEPTANCE, WANTING

Definition: In the social sense, to be accepted is to be received by others in a positive way; to be considered worthy of friendship and respect. 1. The …
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ADAPTABILITY

Definition: The ability to change so as to fit a new specific use or situation. 1. Adaptability is an important and necessary quality for ministers of the Gospel. 1 …
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AFFECTION

 Definition: A tender feeling toward another; fondness. To be affectionate: Having or showing warm regard or love, to be loving and tender. 1. As Christians, we should …
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AGGRESSIVENESS

Definition: Aggressiveness has two contrasting definitions: The primary, being negative, means being inclined to act in a hostile manner; the secondary, but more positive meaning, refers …
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ANGER & TEMPER

Definitions: A strong feeling of displeasure and usually of opposition toward someone or something, often brought about by real or imagined injury; rage; fury; wrath. Anger is a …
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APPRECIATION

Definition: Recognition of the quality, worth, or significance of people and things. 1. In the Bible, the Lord often expressed His appreciation by giving people credit, …
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AUSTERITY

Definition: In the context of Lord’s service austerity is a manner of life characterized by simplicity, moderation and restraint in material concerns. 1. Austerity-mindedness means valuing what the Lord …
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BAD COMPANY

  Definition: Friendships or partnerships which have negative effects upon our attitudes, actions, or physical or spiritual well-being. 1. We are influenced, for better or for worse, by those …
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BAD PICTURES, EVIL IMAGNATION

Definition: Bad pictures can be defined as thoughts involving oneself and/or others, accompanied by mental pictures having negative, violent, destructive, or perverted themes. The Bible often …
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BEAUTY

Definition: Those qualities that delight or give pleasure to the eye, ear, mind or heart; loveliness; elegance; a particular grace or charm. 1. Real beauty is …
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BITTERNESS

Definition: Holding on to or showing feelings of intense [strong] animosity [hatred, anger], resentment or vindictiveness [wanting to get back at someone]. — Other words that describe …
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BOLDNESS

Definition: Behavior which exhibits courage; fearlessness; standing out in a very noticeable way. 1. As Christians, we should be bold and unashamed of the truth and our righteous cause.  Proverbs 28:1 The wicked …
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BROKENNESS

Definition: In the positive spiritual sense, brokenness is the condition of being completely subdued and humbled before the Lord, and as a result, completely yielded to …
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BULLYING

Definition: The use of strength or power to force or pressure others by fear; persecuting or oppressing others by force or threat of force. 1. Bullying, or “oppression” …
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CALLING, ABIDE IN YOUR

Definition: Our Christian “calling” refers to the kind of ministry for which we are best fitted and appointed by the Lord. 1. The Lord has a special calling …
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CAREFULNESS

 Definitions: Carefulness is being attentive to potential danger, error, or harm; caution means almost the same, except it  also means careful forethought to avoid danger or harm; close attention or vigilance to minimize …
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CHANGES

 Definition of “change”: To become different; to undergo a transformation or to pass through a transitional phase. 1. All things change, but Jesus never. Hebrews 1:10-12 And, Thou, Lord, …
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CHEERFULNESS

Definition: Being in good spirits; merry; reflecting willingness or a feeling of cheer. 1. Cheerfulness comes from the heart. Proverbs 15:13a A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. Proverbs 15:15b He …
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CHILDREN

Includes pregnancy, the “right to life”, childbirth, raising & training children 1. Pregnancy: A. Children are a blessing from God: Psalms 127:3 Children are an heritage of the Lord: & the …
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CHOICE & DECISION MAKING

 Definition: The act of selecting freely after careful consideration. 1. The Lord often engineers or allows situations as tests, to see what choices we will make. Exodus 32:26a Then …
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CLEANLINESS & TIDYNESS

 Definitions: Cleanliness is the careful avoidance of dirt. Tidiness is neatness; orderliness. 1. Cleanliness and tidiness is an important part of our testimony to others. 2 Corinthians 3:2 [Your sample speaks louder …
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CLIQUES

Definition: A small group of people that excludes outsiders; an exclusive set of associates. 1. Cliques are contrary to the loving unity intended to be shared among Christians. 1 …
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COMPARING YOURSELF TO OTHERS

  Definition: Comparing means examining the similarities and differences of two or more things, ideas or people. When we compare ourselves with others, it can be a …
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COMPETITIVENESS

Definition: Behavior motivated by a desire to prove oneself superior in any given contest, endeavor or field. 1. Competitiveness is considered a virtue in the world, but not with the …
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CONDEMNATION AND REMORSE

Definitions: Condemnation is a pronouncement of guilt; a strong expression of disapproval; doom. Remorse is the keen pain or anguish resulting from a sense of guilt; painful memory of …
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CONFUSION

Definition: A state in which things are uncertain, foggy or jumbled; bewilderment; when one cannot act with clarity or understanding.  1. Confusion is not of the Lord 1 Corinthians 14:33a For God is not the …
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CONSCIENCE, KEEPING A GOOD

 Definition: Conscience is the knowledge of right and wrong, and a feeling that one should do what is right. 1. Conscience is the guiding voice of God in …
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CORRUPTION & BRIBERY

Definition: Something, such as money or a favor, offered or given to a person in a position of trust to dishonestly influence that person’s views or …
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COUNTENANCE

Definition: Facial appearance or expression as a sign of mood, emotion, or character. 1. Jesus’ countenance is light. Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: 25 The Lord make …
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CREATION

1. God created the world, not chance evolution: Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven & the earth Jonah 9:6 Thou hast made the earth, & all things therein Isaiah …
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DAYDREAMING

Definitions: Daydreaming is to have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake. Unprofitable thoughts are the result of daydreaming, idleness, or worse yet, evil, rebellious thoughts given by the Enemy. 1. The …
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DISCIPLESHIP

1. What is a disciple? A. A “follower of the teaching” & the Master Teacher: Matthew 10:24,25 The disciple [should] be as his master  (See Luke 6:40 ) John 12:26 If any man serve Me, …
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DOUBTS

  Definition: To call to question or to mistrust; the inclination to disbelieve; to be in a state of uncertainty or indecision in regards to truth; to …
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DREAMS

 Definition: A state of mind in which images, thoughts, and impressions pass through the mind of a person who is sleeping. 1. God can speak to us through …
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EMPATHY

 Definition: Identifying oneself with another person’s feelings, experiences, and emotions, particularly in regards to misfortune; compassion, sympathy, understanding. 1. We should put ourselves in the place of others, …
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ENCOURAGEMENT

   Definition: That which inspires courage, confidence, hope, renewed strength of heart and soul; moral support. 1. The positive effects of encouragement: Proverbs 12:25 Heaviness in the …
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EVANGELIZING

1. It is your duty, as a Christian, to witness: A. Jesus gave “the Great Commission” to all His disciples: Matthew 4:19 Follow Me, & I will make you fishers …
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FAIR PLAY & CHEATING

Definition: Fair play is conformity to godly rules. Cheating is obtaining advantage by unfair or fraudulent means; dishonest behavior; deception; trickery. 1. Fair play is a fundamental characteristic …
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FAITH

1. What is faith? A. Faith is a belief in the unseen: 2 Corinthians 4:18 We look not at the things which are seen, but at the …
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FALSE ACCUSATIONS

Definition: False accusation is very closely related to slander. Slander is a false report maliciously uttered, with the intention of injuring the reputation of another. 1. Accusing others …
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FAMILIARITY

Definition: Unduly intimate or forward; excessively bold, presumptuous, rude, disrespectful. 1. Familiarity leads to a loss of respect for one another. Matthew 13:55a,57 [The familiarity of Jesus’ Own family …
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FASCINATION FOR EVIL

 Definition: To fascinate is to grip so as to take away the power to move, act, or think for oneself; to attract and hold by charming …
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FEAR NOT

Includes courage, trusting, peace & fearing God 1. The Lord tells you not to fear: Isaiah 7:4 Be quiet, fear not, neither be fainthearted A. God is with you; therefore …
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