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what do moths symbolize in the bible
Bible Symbols
Sam Ellis

What Do Moths Symbolize In The Bible?

The root of the word moth can be traced to both the Hebrew and Greek cultures from where the Bible draws a lot of its teachings. The Hebrew term for moth denotes “to fall away” just as the garments eaten moth fall away. References in scripture can be found in Isaiah 50:9, Hosea 5:12, and

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what does a turtle symbolize in the bible
Bible Symbols
Sam Ellis

What Does A Turtle Symbolize In The Bible?

Turtles have been held in high esteem not just in cultural contexts but also in spirituality. Right from the ancient civilization, turtles have been admired and revered for their methodical pace and way of life. Many of them enjoyed such a long life. Cultures aside, what does the bible say about turtles, their way of

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what does water symbolize in the bible
Bible Symbols
Sam Ellis

What Does Water Symbolize In The Bible?

Water is of great significance not just in the Bible, but also in our day to day lives. It represents life, refreshment, fertility, and birth. In the Christian context, there are many correlations involving water. Biblical stories such as Jesus changing water into wine, baptism, and other occurrences serve to emphasize the spiritual and physical

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water as the word of god
Bible Symbols
Sam Ellis

What Does Rain Symbolize In The Bible?

In the Book of Psalm 72:6, the Bible says “He shall come down like rain upon the grass before mowing, Like showers that water the earth (NKJV)”. Most prophetic insights into this verse indicate that the coming of rain is a call to expectantly wait on God as we position ourselves for the things that

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what do feathers symbolize in the bible
Bible Symbols
Sam Ellis

What Do Feathers Symbolize In The Bible?

In many cultures around the world, feathers have a significant meaning. In almost all cases, they represent the divinity. For instance, the Aztecs and the Mayans associate feathers with wisdom. The Egyptians associated feathers with the goddess of truth. While all this may be true, the question most people ask themselves is, what does the

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what the bible says about hard work
What Bible Says About
Sam Ellis

What The Bible Says About Hard Work?

The Bible is the book of instruction on right living. It counsels humans on what it takes to live a fruitful and abundant life (have you read our article on birthdays and the bible?). One of the key ingredients that God emphasizes when it comes to living right is the virtue of hard work. The

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what the bible says about birthdays
What Bible Says About
Sam Ellis

What The Bible Says About Birthdays?

In almost every nation and culture on the face of the earth, birthdays are celebrated with gifts, food (have you read our article about eating pork and bible?) and events. It is a moment of happiness where families come together to mark these important milestones in the lives of their loved ones. Have you ever

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what the bible says about eating pork
What Bible Says About
Sam Ellis

What The Bible Says About Eating Pork?

The question of what to eat and what not to eat springs up in many debates centered on religion. Of particular interest is the Christian view to diet as outlined in the Bible. The Old Testament had a lot of regulations concerning food, some of which the New Testament attempted to address during and after

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pig products and the bible
What Bible Says About
Sam Ellis

What The Bible Says About Fools?

Last time we talked about going to church in the Bible; today we look at foolishness. Both in the Old Testament and the New Testament, the Bible on several passages speaks strongly about the attribute of foolishness. Looking at the root of the word fool from the Hebrew context, it translates into five subtly differentiated

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symbol of longevity
What Bible Says About
Sam Ellis

What The Bible Says About Going To Church?

Attending church is one of the practices that underpin Christianity as a religion. Much like other articles of faith, little goes in the way of discussing whether going to church is merely a customary tradition or the Bible actually demands it. Some Christians have increasingly become disillusioned with the practice to an extent that some

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how long is a catholic funeral mass
Funeral
Sam Ellis

How Long Is A Catholic Funeral Mass?

Roman Catholics much like other Christian denominations believe in life after death. Nowhere is this clearly demonstrated than in funeral Masses. The prayers for the deceased and more so the content of these prayers and the songs that accompany them reveal a deep seated belief system in the afterlife. Funeral Masses are held in church-settings

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what do you wear to a catholic funeral
Funeral
Sam Ellis

What Do You Wear to A Catholic Funeral?

Funerals whether catholic or not, are considered sober occasions which deserve respect in both the atmosphere (read our article on significance of incense) and the attire. The catholic church has a tradition that guides the conduct of affairs including dressing in funerals. So what do you wear to a catholic funeral? Generally, funeral attire should

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