Why does God choose to heal some people and not others? His Ways When Job began to question God because of his suffering (Job 38-39), God humbled him by His answer (Job 40). The Apostle Paul, although not in the same context as suffering, wrote “Has the potter no right over the clay, to make … Read moreWhy Doesn’t God Heal Everyone?
Tweet Many people accuse Christians of being homophobic, but is this accurate? Homophobic The word “homophobic” was not even used until 1969 and part of the word, “homo,” originally stood for the genus or human species (homo sapiens), while “phobia,” is basically an obsessive fear of something … Read moreAre Christians Really Homophobic?
Tweet Most folks know what it means to be a servant. But do you know what it means to be a faithful servant? Let’s see what guidance the Bible can give us regarding at least 8 characteristics of a faithful Christian servant. Colossians 3:12–13 “Put on therefore, … Read more8 Characteristics of a Faithful Christian Servant
Tweet Don’t you think Christians should be the most joyful people on the planet? Why don’t the redeemed look more like the Redeemer? Biblical Joy The Hebrew word for joy is an interesting word. It comes from the Hebrew word “simchah” and can mean “joy, gladness, pleasure,” … Read moreWhy Don’t Christians Look More Joyful?
Tweet Why are some Christians more judgmental than most? What can justify their judging others? Judge Not The Bible verse and actual quote of Jesus, “Judge not, that you be not judged” is taken out of context quite frequently, especially if someone’s caught doing something wrong. The … Read moreWhy Do Some Christians Seem So Judgmental?
Tweet Here’s how to make sure someone doesn’t try to “proof text” you or take a Bible verse out of context. Proof Texting How do so many Christians and atheists take texts out of context to make them a pretext? They proof text certain verses to support … Read moreHow People Take Bible Texts Out Of Context
Tweet We live in a time where people are quick to label others. However, too often the labels we give to others have nothing to do with whom they really are. Instead, we label them to judge them as being someone or something that is undesirable or … Read moreWhat Name Does God Give To The Wicked?
Tweet More than 1/3 of the Book of Genesis tells of the life and times of Abram (later named Abraham). We read of his great faith in God and God’s promise to make him the Father of many nations. Abraham listened to God and when He said … Read moreWhen God Told Abraham to Go, Where Did He Travel?
Tweet Today, it seems politically incorrect to say that Jesus Christ is the only way to the Father, so what do you tell others who don’t’ believe this? The Way Jesus said, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the … Read moreWhy Does Jesus Say He Is The Only Way To The Father?
Tweet Why does God allow such pain in our lives? Can something good come out of that pain? No Pain, No Gain Have you heard of the adage, “no pain, no gain?” I know it’s true because I have experienced the pain of working out, or working … Read moreThe Protective Purpose Of Pain
Tweet I love it when I come across some detail about Bible characters that I did not previously discover. I hope you enjoy these amazing details about the 12 Apostles in the Bible that I have found. Apostles with Special Privileges (The Inner Circle) Jesus’ Inner Circle … Read moreAmazing Details About the 12 Apostles in the Bible
Tweet Some people try to avoid persecution, but there’s every reason to embrace it. Avoiding Persecution One way to avoid being persecuted is to never speak about your faith in Christ. If you never mentioned the gospel and why lost people need Christ, then you won’t have … Read moreWhy Persecution Is Actually A Good Thing
Tweet What is the “pure religion” that James wrote about? How can we practice it? Religious or Relationship? I don’t believe God wants any more religious people. He is seeking to have a personal relationship, not a religious one. Christianity shouldn’t be a religion but a relationship … Read moreHow Do You Practice The Pure Religion Of James 1:27?
Tweet A lot of people are fearful of terrorism as it grows around the world, but why should Christians have no fear at all about terrorism? No Separation I don’t think Christians realize that they are as secure as they are because many of them are worried … Read moreWhy Christians Don’t Have To Fear Terrorism
Tweet Why do women outnumber men in the church today? What’s going on? Commanded to Worship It’s not a male or female thing in regards to worshiping God. As long as we worship God in spirit and in truth, He will accept it (John 4:24), but many … Read moreWhy Do More Women Attend Church Than Men?
Tweet What can believers do to keep Satan and his demons off their back? Do Nothing To begin with, I doubt very much I’ve been personally attacked by Satan. Since Satan is a created being, he can only be in one place at a time, so I … Read moreHow Can You Keep Satan Off Your Back?
Tweet When you read the Bible you are sure to come across many, many great conversations. There are Bible characters, too many to count, that speak often and there are those that almost never speak. But how about when God speaks? We can see some examples of … Read more10 Great Examples of When God Spoke and Speaks
Tweet By Nichole Nordeman David asks in Psalm 139 “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?” David goes on to list the places he’s tried and failed to distance himself from God (the wings of the morning, the farthest limits of … Read moreYou’re Here by Nichole Nordeman
Tweet Shouldn’t Christians study prophecy? How then can studying prophecy hurt a believer? The Olivet Discourse Jesus was asked about the destruction of the temple and the end of the age or the time prior to His return, so in Matthew 24 He gave some signs that … Read moreHow Can Studying Prophecy Be Bad?
Tweet Is the so-called “Last Reformation” biblical? What about the teachings of Torben Sondergaard? The Great Reformation Today, there is the New Reformation, the New Apostolic Reformation, and now, the Last Reformation. Which, if any of these, are correct? How can we know if they are true … Read moreIs Torben Sondergaard And The Last Reformation Biblical?
Tweet If we’re told to turn the other cheek, does this mean Christians cannot defend themselves? Turning the Cheek When Jesus said, “Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also” (Matt 5:39), … Read moreShould A Christian Use Force To Defend Themself?
Tweet Many who are hostile to Christianity ask, “Where was God during the Holocaust?” When God Seems Silent Have you ever felt that God was not answering your prayers or that He was silent in your life? It’s almost as if God has distanced Himself from us … Read moreWhere Was God During The Holocaust?
Tweet You’ve seen the commercials, so maybe you’re wondering, should Christian’s take ED medications or other similar products? Having Faith Maybe you’ve heard of the tragic stories of fundamentalist Christian parents who withheld medical care from their child or children because they thought it showed a lack … Read moreShould Christians Take ED Medications?
Tweet When Jesus washed the disciples’ feet, was this a command for all Christians to do on the Passover? Washing of Feet The washing of feet is not new at all. In fact, footwashing can be found in Genesis 18:4 where Abraham “lifted up his eyes and … Read moreIs Footwashing Commanded?
Tweet Have you heard Jesus say, “If you do not forgive others of their sins, neither will yours be?” What does Jesus mean? Forgiven Much When my natural heart starts to grumble, which is seen as rebellion to God, I start to think of chapters like Philippians … Read moreIf We Do Not Forgive Others, Does This Mean God Will Not Forgive Us?
Tweet Why are more churches closing than opening? What are the causes? The Cycle of Life Some churches die and it’s not the end of the world. Churches are born, they live, they might even thrive, but in time, they might finally close their doors through no … Read moreWhy Do Churches Close Or Die?
Tweet Schoolyard bullies, workplace bullies, family bullies…it seems bullies are everywhere. What should be the Christian response to bullying? Schoolyard Bullies I remember being bullied in elementary school. Every school day, I dreaded getting up and going to school. It didn’t help that my mother enrolled me … Read moreHow Should Christians Respond To Bullying?
Tweet There are reports of apparitions of Jesus bleeding, and Mary weeping, but are these real and if so, are they from God? Apparitions of Mary There are so many reports about apparitions of Mary that we can’t possibly cover them all here, but first of all, … Read moreDo Apparitions Of Jesus And Mary Come From God?
Tweet Does God still use dreams and visions to communicate to His people? Interpreting Dreams Does God give people certain abilities to interpret dreams? Joseph, the son of Jacob was a dreamer but these were not like most dreams which are often so obscure, random, and by … Read moreWhat Do Dreams And Visions Mean Today?
Tweet God says He disciplines every child He loves, but in what ways does He do this? Love and Discipline To begin with, God is motivated by His love for us when He disciplines us. Discipline doesn’t feel good at the time, but it’s truly an act … Read moreIn What Specific Ways Does God Chastise His Children?
Tweet I know of several Christians who have doubts as to whether they’re saved or not. What’s going on with these believers? Feelings Versus Truth When I speak with people who feel they’ve lost their salvation, which is more than you might think, they place far too … Read moreWhat Are Reasons Some Christians Doubt Their Salvation?
Tweet Is Isaiah 53:5 a promise that God will heal everyone? What’s the context of this verse? Context is King Is Isaiah 53:5 a claim for healing? Can believer’s read that verse and claim it for themselves as I’ve heard many do? I have read this chapter … Read moreIs “By His Stripes We Are Healed” A Promise To Heal Everyone?
Tweet When people pray by the power of Jesus’ blood, are they praying biblically? Power in the Name There is power in Jesus’ name. That’s why we are told to pray through His name because He receives the glory in answered prayer, and the Father and Holy … Read moreIs Praying In Jesus’ Blood Biblical?
Tweet When you think of the word “Lust” most people consider a good definition to be a strong sexual desire for something. Generally, lust is associated with sin as in “Lust of the flesh and lust of the eyes” (1 John 2:16). However, we can also see … Read moreWhat Are Three Things God Wants Us to Lust After?
Tweet What are some of the birthmarks that believers ought to bear? Birthmarks Not every Christian will bear the same birthmarks as you or me. Some will show them more profoundly than others. Some will have fewer and others have more, but not everyone displays these birthmarks … Read moreWhat Are Some Of The Birthmarks Of Believers?
Tweet How can our work glorify God, even if it’s a job most people don’t even notice? In the Body Even in the Old Testament, God forbid sexual immorality like adultery or having sex outside of marriage. In fact, the penalty was so severe that they were … Read moreHow Can A Christian Glorify God At Work?
Tweet Does unanswered prayer mean you don’t have enough faith? What does God’s Word say? Faith is… The Bible says that “faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen” (Heb 11:1), so faith is an assurance we have hope in and … Read moreI Have Faith, So Why Didn’t God Answer My Prayer?
Tweet How can helping someone actually be hurting someone? Can helping someone end up as enabling someone? Help the Hurting Jesus said we should clothe the naked and give food to the hungry, so the command to help others shouldn’t be a surprise for Christians. That is … Read moreHow Christians Might Be Hurting Someone By Helping Someone
Tweet When should someone be excommunicated or should they be at all? The Purpose of Discipline In our thinking, our friends would never wound us and our enemies would never help us, but the Proverbs say “Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses … Read moreWhen Should Someone Be Excommunicated?
Tweet Does God help to restrain evil in our society? If so, by what means does He do it? Growing Violence and Evil In 2nd Thessalonians chapter 2, the Apostle Paul writes about someone who is taken out of the way. Could this refer to a time … Read moreHow Does God Use Society To Restrain Evil?
Tweet Can evolution and creation both be true or are they both not possible? Problems with a Theory Evolutionists believe that microevolution and macroevolution are the same thing or work in similar fashion, but microevolution is nothing more than creatures adapting to their environment where birds might have extended beaks to reach certain food … Read moreDoes Scripture Rule Out Evolution?
Tweet Is the phrase “I have accepted Jesus” biblical? If not, what’s wrong with it? Giving God Our Heart There are so many ways we express faith in Christ but use the wrong terminology or words, and I know because I have done it, but we do … Read moreIs It Biblical To “Accept Jesus?
Tweet Have you heard of the “Negative Theology?” If not, what is it and is it biblical? Lots of Negatives If you looked at the world today, you’d probably say that there is a lot of skepticism, cynicism, and yes, negativism. In other words, it’s hard to … Read moreWhat Is The “Negative Theology?”