Scriptures

"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God." Romans 10:17 - See also:  2 Timothy 3:14-17

Topics Listed in Alphabetical Order and Corresponding Scriptures

For a fuller understanding of the following Scriptures, the reader may choose to read the entire chapter, in context. For instance:  John 18 --http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John%2018&version=NKJV -- Simply fill in the search box with the (1) book name, (2) leave a space, and (3) fill in the numerical chapter.  [Those Scriptures, below with, "1f," - simply, mean, verse 1 and following]

Abortion - Genesis 9:6 ; Exodus 20:13 ; Exodus 21:22-25 ; Psalm 139:13-16 ; Proverbs 31:8 ; Luke 1:41 ; Luke 1:44

Note on "Abortion" -  Please reference this site's "Topical Christian Messages by Subject"

Angels (evil) - Luke 10:18 ; Isaiah 14:12 ; 1 John 3:8 ;  2 Peter 2:4f ; Revelation 9:1 ; Revelation 12:7-9


Angels (holy) - Hebrews 1:14 ; Psalm 103:20-21 ; Genesis 19:15-16 ; Psalm 34:7 ; Psalm 91:11-12 ; Daniel 6:22 ; Matthew 1:20 ; Matthew 2:13 ; Matthew 24:31 ; Luke 16:22 ; Acts 5:19 ; Acts 10:3-4 ; Acts 12:7 ; Acts 12:23 ; Acts 27:23 ; Hebrews 1:14


Belief - John 3:18-19 ; Romans 5:1 ; Galatians 5:22 ; Romans 10:6-10 ; 1 Thessalonians 2:13 


Biblical Interpretation - See Message - "Understanding the Bible – Reasons Why Non Christians Don’t Comprehend the Holy Scriptures"

Christ (the only way to life eternal) - Matthew 7:13-29 ; John 10:1f ; John 14:6 ; Acts 4:12 ; 1 John 2:23 ; 2 John 1:9 ; John 11:25-26


Comfort (for the Christian believer) - 1 Peter 1:1-25


Confession (of sins) - Psalm 51:1-19 ; Luke 18:9-14


Conscience - Romans 2:14-15 ; Titus 1:15-16


Conversion - John 1:12-13 ; John 3:3; Matthew 16:17; Ephesians 2:8-10 ; James 1:18


Culture of Death - Genesis 3:1f ; Psalm 51:5 ; Psalm 53:6 ; Proverbs 8:36 ; Romans 5:12

Death - Hebrews 9:27 ; 1 John 3:14 ; James 1:15 - See also:  "Culture of Death"

Divine Mercy, Favor and Blessing - Romans 9:15-24 ; Matthew 20:1-16

Encouragement (for the children of God) - Psalm 37:1f ; Psalm 73:1f


End of the world - See topical message:  Why Christ's Teaching about the End of the World is Not Popular with Many Christians


Eschatology (teachings about the last things - beginning from Christ's own Gospel recorded words) - John 18:36 ; 1 Corinthians 15:35-57 ; Matthew 24:1f ; Matthew 25:1f ; John 5:28 ; Acts 24:15 ; 2 Corinthians 5:10 ; Mark 13:32 ; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 ; 1 Corinthians 15:51-52 ; John 6:40


Note:  See topical message:  Why Christ's Teaching about the End of the World is Not Popular with Many Christians


Eternal death - See "hell" for Scripture passages.  Also note topical sermon on hell


Eternal life - See "heaven" for Scripture verses


Evil - Please note the following topical message - Evil - The age old question: “If there is a God and he is good – why does he allow evil?”

Extortion - Please note:  "Political Extortion"

Faith - Hebrews 11:6 ; Romans 10:17 ; Romans 1:16 ; Hebrews 4:2 ; Psalm 125:1 ; John 11:25-17 ; 1 John 5:4 ; 1 Peter 1:5 ; 1 Peter 1:9


Faith (Genuine Faith - How can it be acquired? - Acts 8:26-39 ; Romans 10:17 ; Hebrews 4:12;13 ; Romans 1:16 ; Luke 16:19-31 ; Colossians 1:4;5;6 ; James 1:18;19;20;21 ; 1 Peter 1:23;24;25 

Fatherless (orphan) - Please access the following topical message for Scriptures dealing with this subject:  “A Father of the fatherless” - Psalm 68:5-6

Foolishness - Psalm 14:1 ; Proverbs 1:7

God (as Father) - Please access the following topical message:  “A Father of the fatherless” - Psalm 68:5-6


God's: anger - Psalm 7:11 ; Psalm 90:11-12 ; Psalm 30:5 ; Psalm 103:8-9 ; Psalm 145:8


God's: graciousness - Psalm 86:15 ; Psalm 103:8 ; Psalm 111:4 ; Psalm 116:5 ; Psalm 145:8


God's: Holy Spirit - John 14:16-17 ; John 14:26


God's: love - Psalm 63:3-4 ; Psalm 94:19 ; Psalm 103:1f


Good Works - Titus 3:5 ; Ephesians 2:8-10 ; James 2:14-26 - Note:  Martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer stated:  "....only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient believes."

Grace - Matthew 16:17 ; John 1:12-13 ; Romans 3:24 ; Romans 4:16 ; Romans 10:17 ; Colossians 2:12 ; Ephesians 2:5 ; Ephesians 2:8-10

Hate (hate-monger) -  1 John 3:15 ; 1 John 4:20
Please also note:  What did Senator Kennedy have in common with President Obama and the late Abortionist, George Tiller?

Heaven - John 14:2-3 ; Luke 20:34-36 ; Luke 23:43 ; Hebrews 11:16 ; Revelation 21:1-5 ; Luke 20:36 ; Revelation 21:4


Hell - Psalm 9:17 ; Proverbs 9:13-18 ; Luke 16:19-31 ;  Matthew 10:28 ; Matthew 23:33 ; Matthew 13:38-42 ; Matthew 25:31-46 ; ; Revelation 20:15 ; Revelation 21:8


Homosexuality - Please access the following message for various Scriptures:  "Why Divine Revelation (Scripture) condemns homosexuality. Why do homosexual activists become so upset when their lifestyle is called into question?"

Judgment (the Lord's) - Please note the topical message:  "Human (Unregenerate) Nature is No Surprise"

"Old sinful" nature versus the "new" nature of the Christian:


Old sinful nature - Romans 7:19-21 - Please read the whole chapter to profit from the context


New nature - Romans 7:23-25 - Please read the whole chapter to profit from the context. Also, note the whole chapter of Colossians 3:1f for further understanding


People skills / popularity / political correctness - John 15:19 ; Luke 6:26 ; James 4:4 ; 1 John 2:15-17 ; Romans 12:1-2


Persecution - John 15:18-25 ; 2 Timothy 3:12


Political Correctness - Please note topical message:  "Political Correctness – Why is it such a devastating sin?"

Poor (Poverty) - Please note topical message:   What Does the Bible Say About the Poor?

Prayer - Luke 18:9-14 ; Psalm 51:1-19 - Note:  Topical Christian Messages -- by Subject

Prayer - ("Imprecatory" Prayer) - Note:  Topical Christian Messages -- by Subject

Pre-born human life (from God's perspective) - Psalm 139:13-16

Recompense (to the wicked) -  Psalm 1:1-6 ; Psalm 9:17 ; Psalm 55:23 ; Psalm 73:1f ; 2 Thessalonians 1:6-10

Repentance - Luke 15:11-32 ; Luke 19:1-10 ; Luke 23:39--43


Revelation [divine revelation] - Luke 24:45 ; 1 Peter 1:19-21

Reward (to the righteous) - Psalm 1:1-6 ; Psalm 23:1f ; Psalm 73:1f ; 1 Corinthians 15:1f ; 1 John 3:2; Romans 8:18


Salvation - John 1:12-13 ; James 1:18 ; Matthew 16:17 ; Ephesians 2:4-5 ; Ephesians 2:8-10 ; 1 Peter 1:3 ; 1 Peter 1:23 ; Colossians 1:20-21 ; John 3:5-8 ; John 6:65 ; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14 ; Romans 8:29-31 ; Romans 9:15-18 ; Titus 3:3-7 ; Philippians 2:13 ; 1 John 5:4 ; 1 Peter 1:5 ; Hebrews 2:3 
See also:  John 3:1-21 ; Titus 3:5 ; Ephesians 2:8-10 ; John 1:12;13 ; 1Corinthians 2:12 ; 1 Corinthians 6:11 ; 1 John 5:1
Please note the above Scriptures - The saving of one's soul, is entirely, the work of the gracious Good Lord.


Scriptures - 2 Timothy 3:14-17 ; Psalm 33:4


Sexuality (Christian purity) - Exodus 20:3 ; Exodus 20:14 ; Exodus 20:17 ; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 ; Galatians 5:19-21 ; Hebrews 13:4

Sin - Genesis 3:1f ; Romans 5:12 ; Psalm 51:5 ; Genesis 6:5-8 ; Ezekiel 18:20 ; Proverbs 8:36


Sin's (earliest history) - Luke 10:18 ; Isaiah 14:12 ; Revelation 9:1 ; Revelation 12:7-9 ; 1John 3:8 ; 2 Peter 2:4 ; Genesis 3:1f

Please note:  "The 2 Most Important Realities that a Person Can Realize this Side of the Hereafter"


Sincerity (no substitute for substance) - Mark 7:6-7 ; 1 John 4:1-3 ; Galatians 1:6-9 ; Colossians 2:8-9

Thankfulness - Psalm 103:1f ; Psalm 107:1f ; Luke 17:11-19 ; Romans 1:18-22


Truth - John 1:1-3 ; John 14:6 ; John 18:37 ; John 10:1f ; Colossians 1:13-20 ; Colossians 2:3 ; Colossians 2:15-17 ; Psalm 40:7 ; Psalm 33:4 ; Hebrews 1:1-4 ; Luke 24:44-48 ; 2 Timothy 3:14-17 ; John 17:17 ; Psalm 12:6 ; Psalm 19:7 ; Psalm 119:1f ; John 8:12-59


Unbelief - Psalm 114:1-4 ; 1 Corinthians 2:14 ; 1 Corinthians 1:23 ; 1 Peter 2:7-8 ; 2 Corinthians 4:3-4 ; Hebrews 3:12 ; Hebrews 3:18-19 ; Hebrews 4:2 ; Hebrews 4:6 ; John 8:23-24 ; Mark 16:16-17 ; Revelation 21:8


Wicked (characteristics, of) - Isaiah 57:20-21 ; Psalm 1:1f ; Psalm 2:1f

Will of God - Romans 8:35-38 ; Romans 5:3-4 ; Hebrews 12:6-12 ; James 1:3-4 ; 1 Peter 1:7-8 ; Romans 11:33-36 ; Romans 8:18


Wisdom - Proverbs 1:7 ; Proverbs 1:1f - Proverbs 9:1f ; Isaiah 29:14 ; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 ; 1 Corinthians 2:1-2 ; Colossians 2:3 ; James 3:13-18

Witness (Christian witness) - 2 Corinthians 2:14-17