The Layman's Bible

Biblical Interpretation from Someone with no Training in Biblical Interpretation

Life in the Temple

According to Paul, our bodies are temples.  He wrote in 1 Corinthians 3:16, “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you?”  And … Continue reading

October 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Restoring Your Temple

On the day the first Temple was dedicated, there was much joy.  Scripture records the moment: So Solomon observed the festival at that time, and all Israel with him – … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Easy Way Out

Today people are often looking to make their lives easier.  Having said that, it seems most folk still prefer to have their religion hard- at least harder than it should … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter Freaks Out

Luke 5:8-11 records the first meeting of Jesus and Peter- and upon meeting the Lord, Peter totally freaked out: When Simon Peter saw this, he fell at Jesus’ knees and … Continue reading

September 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Your Place in Heaven

While making the notes for today’s article I had been reading the Bible cover to cover.  I try to mix it up every time I read the Bible and it’d … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Price Tag

I was talking to someone close to me about church one day and I learned that they had stopped attending.  When I inquired as to why, the answer was “All … Continue reading

September 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Heart for Helping

I was watching a sermon about the story of Simon the sorcerer.  Simon was a former magician who converted to Christ.  The Bible records his conversion in Acts 8:12-13, But … Continue reading

September 2, 2017 · Leave a comment