How can a believer bring his challenges in life under total control?

The new creature in Christ lives in our fallen flesh. We will never get things under total control until we are resurrected in perfection.

The great apostle Paul wrote, “15 I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do…18 For I know […]

September 12th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

Does being saved by grace mean not having to obey the law?

Jesus summed up God’s law of love as follows:

“‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ “This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ “On these two commandments hang all the […]

September 2nd, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct, Mosaic Law, Tabernacle, Tithes|

What is the mark in Philippians 3:14?

“Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark (goal) for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13-14​

The mark is the development of Christian […]

September 2nd, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

Is it bad to wear earrings?

1 Peter 3:3-4 (NIV),  “Your beauty should not come from outward adornments, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes.  Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”  

These scriptures are referring […]

July 30th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

Luke 10:42 says “only one thing is needed”. What does only one thing mean?

Luke 10:38-42 (NLT), “38 …a woman named Martha welcomed him (Jesus) into her home. 39 Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord's feet, listening to what he taught. 40 But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was preparing. She came to Jesus and said, ‘Lord, doesn't it seem unfair to you that my […]

If I repent but fall back into sin (addiction) sometimes within days or hours…or weeks or months, am I truly repenting and forgiven each time? Or am I not truly repenting because I know!!! I DO NOT WANT TO CONTINUE TO FALL!

Your body has become dependent on drugs. This means your mind and body will crave the substance in order to feel normal. If you stop using, your body will feel sick. Then, you will want to use in order to feel better.

Breaking an addiction takes months and years. Recovery will last your entire life. Relapse […]

When you look at the attitudes of modern day Christians, how would Jesus have felt if He were here?

The high calling to follow Christ is only open during this time period. It is a very special invitation from God to become a part of Jesus’ bride or church class. “Many are called, but few are chosen.” (Matthew 22:14) If faithful to their call, God will resurrect them with the divine nature (2 Peter […]

Is saying ‘Oh my God’ a Sin?

Yes. It is a sin.​

Exodus 20:7 (NIV), “You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.” God is the supreme being in the universe. He has infinite wisdom, power, and love. His very throne is justice. Should we not be in […]

July 15th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

Is a person born again if we don’t see any fruit of the spirit in him?

John 3:6-8 (CSB), “Whatever is born of the flesh is flesh, and whatever is born of the Spirit is spirit. Do not be amazed that I told you that you must be born again. The wind blows where it pleases, and you hear its sound, but you don't know where it comes from or where […]

July 13th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|

How do I stay saved?

Walking with the Lord is a joyful and blessed experience. It should not be fearful. We should not always be worried. Jesus said, “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly […]

July 12th, 2019|Christian Character and Conduct|