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The Bible


On this page you will learn the Bible Answers to your questions about life

Not our answers

Not the answers the world will give you

But, the Bible answers --The answers to your questions that GOD gives you in his word--The Bible

 The Bible is our  guide to knowing God and receiving the gift of God which is Eternal Life

"Eternal life is the gift of God, obtained thru faith, it is not obtained by works, lest any man can boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)

"Faith cometh by hearing the word of God"- the Bible (Romans 10:17)




Is the Bible really God's Word? There  are two specific proofs we have that the Bible is God's word.  They are:

Proof #1- Fulfilment prophecy! A prophecy in the Bible is a statement foretelling future events which are so far removed from the time they are given, that there is no human way the events could have been known except they be given to the prophet by God, the only one who truely knows the exact future. One example would be when the prophet Isaiah foretold the birth of Christ, the year, and the exact place, 300 years before it happened. The "wise men" read their Bible and had studied the Old Testament scriptures, they knew just when and where to look for Jesus, the Messiah of Israel. In addition to being exact, the foretold events must be so distant in time from the prophet and so exact in their description could not have been expected unless someone who knew the future, and could control future events to make sure they happened, had told them. The telling forth of God's word was serious stuff in ancient Israel. The event must arrive exactly as the prophet foretold or, if still alive, the prophet would be killed for pretending to speak for God.

 Proof # 2- Our observation of the astounding changes we have seen in the lives of those who have chosen to believe the Bible and trust in God's word. No other book has done so much good and changed so many lives as the Bible. Read it for yourself, pray that God will make it real in your life, and you will be changed also. Only God could make that happen.     

Why did God give us the Bible? The God of the Bible is a personal God who loves us and wants us to know him and to love him.  So He wrote us a letter to tell us about himself. 
We are God's children. The Bible confirms that he made us in his own image and likeness. "And God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness." (Genesis 1:26). Having created us, would He not want to communicate with us?  Let's suppose God did want to communicate with us? Suppose he wanted to tell us things about himself we could not otherwise know, and show us the one and only way to get to heaven, so we might enjoy eternal life with Him. Jesus tells us in Matthew 7:14 that the gate to heaven is narrow, and in John 14:6 that no one comes to God the Father except by Him. Jesus said there are many ways that lead to eternal death, hell and eternal punishment, but only one way that leads to heaven, God and eternal life. "Wide, and broad and easy is the path to destruction, but narrow is the gate to eternal life" (Jesus: Matthew 7:14) There are consequences for our choices. Jesus said in Mark 16:16, "He that believeth in me shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned".
I don't know about you, but I want to know the way to heaven. God in his love for us, wanted to show us this "way to heaven". 
How did he choose to tell us?  We believe he chose to write us a letter, and by his miracle working power protect that letter throughout the eons of time to make sure we had today the exact words he wanted us to hear.  

This may seem like a hard thing to do, but this is God we are talking about, and nothing is too very hard for God to do.  Jeremiah knew this, and proclaimed in Jeremiah 47:4-5, "Ah, Lord, God, thou hast made the heavens and the earth with thy out stretched arm.  Nothing is too very hard for thee!"
What's the Bible all about?  Why should I read it?  The Bible is the only book that gives us a road map to heaven. Even the Apostles needed to find the way. Jesus told them that He would go to heaven and would prepare a place for them. "Where I am there you will be also". ( John 14:1-3 ) But, they said "How can we find our way?"  Jesus said to them  -and he says to each of us today - "I am the way. No one can be with God in heaven except through me" (John 14:6 )
What things will I learn reading the Bible?? You will learn about the future! God has included in this Bible information about himself, about life, death and eternity that we could not otherwise know. When you read the Bible you will learn about this God of our universe, and His plan for our life, death and eternity.
The Bible is the only book God ever wrote and it contains the road map we have to get us from earth to heaven.  If you want to go to heaven, and not get lost along the way, follow the map. 
After all, if you were planning to take a trip across country you would want to know how to get from here to where you wanted to go and not get lost. So, you follow your map!! 
Additionally, you would want to know as much as you can about your destination before you leave.  So, If you are planning to go to heaven you should know the way to get there and read all about it before you start your trip.  You will need to go to Jesus if you want to go to heaven. He is the way-the only way- no one goes to the Father except by Jesus. (John:14-6 ) Now is the time to learn about heaven and place your trust in Jesus to get you there, because once you die it's too late!!! Your fate is fixed and it will be too late to change your destination. The Bible tells us in Hebrews 9:27 "It is appointed unto men (and may I add women) once to die, but after this the judgment."
The bible tells us of two judgments yet to come. For those of us who have believed God and trusted Christ for the forgiveness of our sin, we shall also be judged, but not as punishment for our sin. Our sin has already been judged. Christ died on the cross  to pay the death penalty that God requires as the punishment  for our sin, your sin and my sin. Christ declared as he died on that cross, "It is finished." (John 19:30) The work of Christ to provide salvation and eternal life in heaven with God, is finished. There is no more to do, there is nothing you or I can do. It is finished. And, having done that work, Christ returned to heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.  Yes, those of us who have trusted Christ for our salvation will also stand before God in judgment, but it will be at the Judgment Seat of Christ for rewards, "gold, silver, or precious jewels" based on what we have done for Christ, not punishment, but rewards.
For those who have rejected Christ, they will also face judgment, but at the Great White throne. Read all about it in Revelation chapter 20 verses 11 thru 15. Their sentence will be eternal death, suffering and eternal separation from God (Rev 20:15). Don't let this happen to you!

What does the Bible tell me about God? The Bible tells us this about God:

God exists-God is out there.(Gen 1:1) 

He is eternal.( Ps 106:48, Isa 9:6, Ps 145:13, Hab 1:12, Dan 4:3, & Jer 10:10, to name a few) 

He is almighty. (Gen 17:1, 35:11 )

He is Holy. (Isaiah 5:16 & 6:3, 1st Peter 1:16, Rev 4:8)

He wants us to join Him in heaven. (John 3:16)

God has told us in His word ( John 14:1-3 ) we can enjoy this eternal life with Him, and he has told us what the suffering in eternity will be like  if we choose to reject his offer of salvation. (Mark 9:42-48 ) 

"By God's grace ye are saved through faith in Jesus Christ, and not by your own good works, lest any of us should be able to boast."  (Eph 2:9)

Why am I here? You are here because God loves you as he loves all of the men and women he has created, and he created you to enjoy life and fellowship with him. But, when Adam sinned he broke that bond of fellowship we had with God and he - along with all of future mankind - became estranged from God. However, God did not abandon mankind. 

"For God so loved the world that (dispite the sin and rebellion of man) he gave his only begotten son (to die on the cross for our sin - your sin and my sin) so that whosoever (whosoever you and whosoever me) believeth in him should not perish, but have ETERNAL LIFE" John 3:16  

Why did God create me? God created you, in fact he created each of us, to love him for who he is and what he has done, and to live a life that honors him. "He has shown thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God."  Micah 6:8       

Does God have a plan for my Life?  What can the Bible tell me about God's Plan for my Life? 

Yes!!! God has a plan for your life!!!!!!

First: This God of the universe created man and in his own image (Gen 2:7), to live a physical life on this earth and eventually join Him in heaven for an eternity of fellowship and blessing (John 14:2).

Then: God gave man one commandment to observe while he was here on earth (Gen 2:17). 

Soon after that: Man disobeyed this command, became immediately separated from God and lost the eternal blessing God had prepared for him (Gen 2:7 & Gen 3:10-11).

Because God Loves us: God offered man a way back into fellowship and eternal life. (Jn 14:1-3 & Jn 3:16)

If you think you are "good enough" to please God and get to heaven on your own, the Bible says you are not!  "We all have sinned and come short of the glory God has planned for us". (Romans 3:23)

We now have a choice to make. If we do nothing, we will remain in that state of sin, separated from God, which, at death, will consign us to an eternity of suffering. Or, we can trust God, and believe what he has told us in his word, accept his condition for forgiveness, and spend eternity with God, enjoying fellowship with him in heaven forever.


How can I please God? "He hath shown thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?"  (Micah 6:8)

How can I have more faith?   Read the Bible.  Paul tells us in Romans 10:17 that "Faith cometh by hearing the word of God". To have more faith--read more Bible!! God has promised to increase our faith as we read. God has made us this promise, and he will never foresake his word.   It's not the amount of our faith that counts, it's the quality of our faith. Jesus told his disciples that if they had faith as a grain of mustard seed, they should be able to move mountains. (Matt 17:20 & Luke 17:6)  A mustard seed is small, but it has within itself life so strong that when it is let loose it grows mighty and strong.  Big faith might do great things in front of great crowds, but living faith keeps on trusting God when all else is against you and the hour is dark.  Living faith never dies.  God has saved us from eternal fire through our faith. (Eph 2:8)  Once we are saved, God expects us to live each hour of each day by our faith in him and his promise for our eternal life.  "The just shall live by faith." (Gal 3:11).

We believe the Bible is the written word of Almighty God, master of this universe and creator of all things. A God who loves us and gave his only begotten son, Jesus Christ, to suffer and die for us on a cross, so that our personal belief in God's word and our trust in his promise of eternal life will take us from here to an eternity in heaven when our life on earth is finished.

We don't deserve it and can not do anything to earn it. It's all of God and none of our effort! In John 19:30 Jesus said from the cross"It is Finished". Jesus has completed the work of redemption to save us unto eternal life with God the Father. Paul said, "I am crucified with Christ, nevertheless, I live, yet not I, but Christ liveth in me; and the life that I now live I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me" (Galatians 2:20) 

What do the other religions say?

How do their books of religion differ from the Christian Bible?? 

Jehovah's Witnesses founder Charles Taze Russell created a translation of the Bible which is called the "New World Translation". Along with his other writings and current publications of the "Watch Tower" magazine these are considered "The Bible" by Jehovah's Witnesses.   

Mormons, also called The Church of the Latter-Day Saints, which was founded in Rochester, NY about 1830, follow the "Book of Mormon". They will also refer to a book called "Doctrine and Covenants" and their own published edition of the Bible which they call the "King James Inspired Version" as the basis for their faith. 

Seventh-Day Adventists follow several books written by their founders, James and Ellen White in the late 1800's called "The Clear Word", "Desire of Ages", and "The Great Controversy". They publish and follow "The Adventist Review" and numerous other magazines.

Christian Science was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in Massachsetts in the late 1800's. They follow a book called "Science and Health", and other books by Ms. Baker.

Islam was founded in Mecca in Arabia by Muhammad about 600 AD, and is not to be confused with the "Nation of Islam" founded by Wallace D. Fard in Detroit in 1930. The Holy Book of Islam is the Qur'an commonly referred to as the Koran, which was given to Muhammad by the angel Gabrial.

Judaism was founded by Abraham (of the Christian Bible) about 2000 BC. They follow the Old Testament portion of the Christian Bible and other writings they call the "Torah" and the "Talmud". They do not recognize the Christian "New Testament" portion of the Bible as being Holy and given by God.

Hinduism began in India about 1800 BC and is a combination of many sects of which Vaishnavism, Shaivism and Shaktism are a few. They do not follow one specific book but have many writings including the "Vedas", the "Upanishads" and the "Bhagavad-Gita".

Buddhism was founded by Gautama Siddhartha (also known as "Buddha" which means the "Enlightened One") about 500 BC, in India near Nepal. Buddhists follow the "Mahavastu" a collection of writtings about the life of Buddha.

So, What is our conclusion? 

The books of all these other religions of the world say, "do".  Do this to please God. Do that to gain eternal life. Live this way to have joy of life.

The Bible says "done". Jesus said in John 19:30, "It is finished".  The work of our salvation is done. Christ died for our sin, your sin and my sin, on the cross.  We can do nothing to please God. Isaiah said "All our good works are as 'filthy rags' before God". (Isa 4:6) The term Isaiah used for "filthy rags" referred to the torn, diseased rags worn by the lepers of his time. Is that what you want to give to God as your ticket to heaven????  Filthy rags???

God will not be judging us by our good works, as many seem to think. (Isa 4:6)  God will only be judging us on what we have done with his son, Jesus Christ.

Jesus did for us what we can not do for ourselves. Jesus offered the sacrifice of his life to God for our sins. He did it all.   Jesus said, "It is finished."(John 19:30) 


Was there a world and civilization here before this one? Yes, we are the second civilization to inhabit this earth.(Gen 1:1, Isa 14:12) (to be continued)

What is Bible prophecy?  To qualify as a true word from God a prophecy must have several characteristics. First it must be SPECIFIC as to its description and its fulfilment. The prediction that it might rain tomorrow is not an example of  Bible  prophecy.  In addition to being specific the fulfilment of the prophecy must be far REMOVED IN TIME from the prophet. The fact that a person predicts a nation will go to war, when the clouds of war are already on the horizon, does not meet the test of God's predictive prophecy. Someone who claims they saw a vision where "some ship will suffer a catastrophic sinking", given 20 years before the Titanic, although removed and uncontrolled by the prophet,  is not specific enough to qualify as a prophecy of God.  So, what are some of the prophecies in the Bible that meet both these standards and have already been fulfilled.  Remember, these are just a few examples of the prophecies God has given us in the Bible.

How does prophecy demonstrate that the Bible has been given to us by God?    If the Bible is, in fact, the Word of God then it should have within it's pages things that could only have come from God himself. One of the most conclusive reasons that the Bible came from God is the proof of fulfilled prophecy.  God knows us and knows we are by nature skeptical of things, so he recorded prophecies in the Bible to prove to us that this book came from him.  One thing that man can not do accurately and without error is to predict the future.  Neither the weatherman, nor gamblers, nor stock brokers, nor any other human being can clearly predict the future without error. But, God can do it, and he does so in the Bible to show us that he wrote it. We will  look at a few of these predictive prophecies found in both the  Old Testament and New that we believe will prove even to the skeptic that the Bible is indeed "the Word of God". 

 John F. Walvoord in his study "Every Prophecy of the Bible", counted over 1000 specific prophecies from God in the Bible.  Over 500 have already been specifically fulfilled, but many more are yet to come to pass. These prophecies are specific, direct and involve, in one way or another, all the nations, locations and peoples here on earth.  God is not finished with us yet.  We only have space on this web site to look at a few of God's prophecies, but  we hope that what we have here will help you understand why we believe only an eternal being, God, could have given us this Bible, and because God gave it to us we should know what it says. 


The nation of Israel will be dispersed throughout the world.

Jerusalem will be attacked and saved and later attacked and lost.

The nation of Babylon will be overthrown.

The temple at Jerusalem will be rebuilt.

Great nations who will rise and then fall.

Syria and Egypt will struggle for world domination.

The fulfilled prophecy regarding Noah's sons.

Israel's bondage in Egypt.

Israel's return to the land God gave it.

Man will rule the earth.

The ministry of John the Baptist.

The time and the place of Christ's birth.

The manner of Christ's death.

The resurrection of Jesus Christ

The prediction of the coming church age.

Satan will continually harass man.


All who believe in and trust Jesus Christ shall inherit eternal life.

The rise and future fall of specific Nations of the earth during the "end times".

All those who reject the saving work of Christ will be eternally doomed.

Jesus Christ will return to this earth to destroy evil and all the peoples and nations who follow evil.

A new heaven and a new earth shall be set up for eternity.

The coming Rapture of the church and the Great Tribulation.

Satan's coming rage upon the earth.

The Battle of Armageddon.


Do you choose to believe the Bible is the Word of God???If you have chosen to believe that the Bible is the Word of God, then all of God's promises in the Bible are yours, now and for eternity.  God does not lie. (Titus 1:2 & Heb 6:18) All God's promises are Yea and Amen!!!


Do you choose to reject the Bible as being the Word of God??? Then you are on your own. But, understand that "God is not mocked" (Gal 6:7),  and, if you are wrong, then your eternal destiny is already written in these pages.  "It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of a vengeful God!!" (Heb 10:31)

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