Old Testament Walk Through: Song of Songs

Symbolic vs Literal Interpretation
Some scholars have presented Song of Songs as symbolic of Christ’s love for His bride, the Church. Each image in the poem according to this line of thought were given meaning to suit this interpretation.

But the more accepted view is that Song of Songs is a collection of love poems … Read the rest

About God’s Will and Right Sexual Conduct

 

So many youngsters are worried about finding God’s will. In today’s world they are more in confusion about right sexual conduct.

The Bible speaks about this in very clear terms.

Flee.

That means run away from sexual immorality (1 Corinthians 6:18, 2 Tim 2:22). So do not stay in a place, situation or in Read the rest

Lust of the Eyes–Part II

Jesus said some 2000 years ago, “But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart”(Matthew 5:28). There is no need to explain this statement. Jesus was here warning us that more than what one does; true Christian living is primarily about what

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Lust of the Eyes–Part I

“Your eye is the lamp of your body,” said Jesus Christ (see Luke 11:34-36). What did Jesus mean by this? It simply means that the eye is the gateway through which we get our first impressions about people and the world around us. It is the most important entry point with which we understand our

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Sexuality

God knows all about sex. He talks honestly about sex-issues in the Bible. At first reading one might be shocked why such things are in the Bible. Instead of dismissing that thought, continue to think: Why has God talked about sex so much in the Bible?

This is because men and women made sex an … Read the rest

Are You Struggling with Masturbation?

You have hope. You are not a failure in God’s eyes because you are struggling with the habit of masturbation!

You’re probably reading this article because you are longing to find victory over this sinful habit. You have struggled to overcome this habit for so many years; but have failed. Each time you failed, you … Read the rest

Being Honest with God

We act all the time everyday; not in movies but in our interaction with others. We put on masks. We wear one at home, put on another at the workplace and yet another at the Church. And the most difficult part comes when at times the masks are accidentally removed at the wrong places to … Read the rest

How Beautiful Your Sandaled Feet!

How beautiful your sandaled feet, O prince’s daughter! (Song of Songs 7:1a NIV).

At first look, a person might wonder why God has included Song of Songs in the Bible at all! It is a very genuine thought.

Why should such descriptions of physical beauty be described in such romantic, sexual and exciting language in … Read the rest

You Shall Not Covet

You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife. You shall not set your desire on your neighbor’s house or land, his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor (Deuteronomy 5:21 NIV).

A non-Christian friend once asked to be shown where the ten commandments where located in the Bible. When … Read the rest