Which spirit did Absalom have when he rebelled against his father, David?

This is a very sad story. Absalom's half-brother, Amnon raped the beautiful Tamar, Absalom's sister. 2 Samuel 13:14-22 (NIV), “he (Amnon) was stronger than she, he raped her. Then Amnon hated her with intense hatred. In fact, he hated her more than he had loved her. Amnon said to her, 'Get up and get out!’ […]

May 11th, 2018|Bible and Bible Characters, Judgment|

What is our Delightful GOD saying to us in Zephaniah 3:17?

“The LORD your God is in your midst, a victorious warrior!” Zephaniah 3:17.

The third chapter of Zephaniah records rebellion and then deliverance.  Israel's rebellion and disobedience to God's instructions are in Zephaniah 3:1-7. These prophecies display our God’s ability to deal with the obstacles of sin with the amazing result of victorious deliverance and blessing for […]

April 22nd, 2018|Future Prophecies, Jesus’ Second Advent, Rapture, Judgment|

When the people that had done evil are resurrected, will they die in the lake of fire and cease to exist? Or God will do something else?

John 5:28, 29 (ESV), “all who are in the tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment.”

The concept of judgment includes a trial and a verdict. Mankind is not currently on trial.  All are […]

Please explain 1 Peter 4: 5,6. Who are the living and the dead? What is the gospel preached and why?

The context of the first six verses aids our understanding. 

1 Peter 4:1-6 (NASB), “Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,  so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will […]

March 10th, 2018|Church and The Bride of Christ, Judgment|

Why are we told to pray for enemies and then the Bible talks about having our enemies crushed under our feet?

“But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven. For he gives his sunlight to both the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust alike. If you love only those […]

What is the millennium?

Millennium means 1,000. In the Bible, the millennium refers to the 1,000 year reign of Christ on earth. Revelation 20:1-3 (italics added), “And I saw an angel (Jesus) come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old […]

Where will the saints of God spend eternity after this earth is destroyed by fire?

There are many scriptures which state the earth will be destroyed by fire. However these scriptures are symbolic. The fire and the earth are not literal.

Consider Zephaniah 3:8-12 (CSB), “Therefore, wait for me —this is the LORD’s declaration —until the day I rise up for plunder. For my decision is to gather nations, to assemble kingdoms, in order to pour out my indignation on them, all […]

What is the difference between the pre and post millennial Heavens?

The “Millennium” is the 1,000 year reign of Jesus and His church on earth. Revelation 20:6, “…they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years.” There are definitely many differences in the symbolic heavens before and after Christ’s reign.

The air or the heavens represent the spiritual order […]

What is the sin against the Holy Spirit which cannot be forgiven?

“There is a sin which is not unto death, there is a sin unto death; I do not say you should pray for it.” (1 John 5:16) That sin is described as a sin against the holy Spirit of God. It is not due to ignorance or to accident, but is the result of […]

Why did God make Third World countries where no one had ever heard of God and they don’t know how to live?

When God made Adam and Eve, He created them in His own image. (Genesis 1:27). Therefore, mankind knows right from wrong. Romans 2:14-15 (NLT), “Even Gentiles, who do not have God’s written law, show that they know his law when they instinctively obey it, even without having heard it. They demonstrate that God’s law is […]