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How LONG does God intend for man to live according to the Bible?

God intends that man will live forever, and has shown this throughout the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.

When God created man, He told Adam, "…From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you […]

March 11th, 2016|God, Faith|

On which mountain did Moses receive the Ten Commandments?

Most people are unaware that little evidence supports “Mt. Sinai” in the Sinai Peninsula as the famed mountain of Exodus. Several recent popularizations on the subject have suggested an alternate site of Jabal al-Lawz, or Mt. Musa (Moses) in Saudi Arabia. Local Arab tradition upholds this as the site for the giving of the law. […]

March 11th, 2016|Bible and Bible Characters|

Why was king Herod called the tetrarch?

“Tetrarch” literally signifies one who is the governor (arch-on) of one-fourth (tetra) of a domain or kingdom. The Greeks first used the word when Philip of Macedon divided Thessaly into four "tetrarchies." Later on the Romans adopted the term and applied it to any ruler of a small principality that was permitted to retain some […]

March 11th, 2016|Bible and Bible Characters|

What does the Bible say about taking care of the elderly (male and female) in your family?

Jesus cared for his own mother. (Since there is no mention of his step-father, Joseph, in the Gospels, it is thought that he died while Jesus was young.) The Bible records that even while he was hanging upon the cross, Jesus provided for Mary’s needs. “When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing […]

How does God want man to live?

If you want to be pleasing to God, man should always live according to the Bible. Some may think this is restrictive, but it is actually quite freeing.  Let’s use the workplace as an example.

There are some companies where employees are empowered at their workplace. Employees, who do not understand what empowerment means, may think […]

March 11th, 2016|Christian Character and Conduct|

My little daughter died at age 9 without knowing the truth. What will become of her on Judgment Day?

This same question may be asked with slightly different words:  “What will happen to my loved one who has never been baptized?” or “What will happen to my loved one who never accepted Jesus as her Savior?”

The answer to these questions is the same—Jesus “suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might […]

March 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Please explain 1 Peter 3:3 – Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel.

This scripture, in context, is referring to the conduct of Christian women.  At first glance one might interpret that for women to be acceptable to God, they should always be extremely plain, very simply dressed, and unadorned with neither jewelry nor elaborate hairdos in order to be acceptable to God.  However the next verse, is […]

March 5th, 2016|Christian Character and Conduct|

Is it possible for Jesus to sin?

One of Jehovah’s attributes is wisdom. His wisdom planned and ordered the entire universe. By wisdom, He designed the earth as a home for animal life – including the human family.

In Proverbs 8, the Logos (Jesus before he became human) also is personified by “wisdom”. These verses teach that the Logos was continually by the […]

March 5th, 2016|Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

What is the fellowship of Christian suffering?

“Though he were a Son yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered and being made perfect he became the Author of everlasting salvation unto all them that obey him.”  Hebrews 5:8-10

The phrase ‘learned obedience’ is from Strong’s #5214 and it means attentive hearkening. Jesus learned to listen attentively to the Heavenly Father […]

March 5th, 2016|Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

Why didn't the Apostle Paul marry?

We are not given a specific reason in scripture as to why the Apostle Paul did not marry. So we can only make presumptions based on Jesus’ advice and the advice Paul gave in his epistles.

In order to fulfill one’s consecration vow to the Lord, the Apostle Paul states that the unmarried have a position of advantage. Why? […]

March 5th, 2016|Bible and Bible Characters|