In John 3, why did the law master Nicodemus go to see Jesus by night since he was a believer???

This story is found in John 3:1-21. Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a teacher of the law. He also was a wealthy man who would have had social status and influence in the Jewish community. Faithful Jews embraced the Abrahamic promise, “In thee and thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.” (Genesis […]

August 16th, 2019|Bible and Bible Characters|Comments Off on In John 3, why did the law master Nicodemus go to see Jesus by night since he was a believer???

Do God and angels have souls?

To answer your first question: Do God, Satan and angels have souls? Yes, they have and are souls. God speaks and identifies Himself as a soul in Isaiah 42:1, “Behold my servant whom I uphold; mine elect in whom my soul (God's soul) delights…" ​

God is the author of all life, including the angels. Job 12:10, […]

August 14th, 2019|Angels, Spirit Beings, God, Faith, Soul|Comments Off on Do God and angels have souls?

How can I get started teaching the kids Bible study?

Children like stories. So, read your children the wonderful Bible stories and teach them the faith and character-building lessons associated with each story.​ 

We have many children’s books available for purchase at chicagobible.org/bible-bookstore/   Or you could read these books online by downloading the free PDFs.

Here are a few books we recommend:

Video overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9of1j2kDJdw

This beautifully illustrated book is written for […]

August 13th, 2019|Miscellaneous Bible Questions|Comments Off on How can I get started teaching the kids Bible study?

How can I identify Antichrist while he/she accepts that Jesus came in the flesh?

The word antichrist, first mentioned in 1 John 2:18, is the compound Greek word antichristos.  “Anti” means “in opposition to,” or, “in place of” and “Christ” means “anointed.” Consequently, in order to understand who anti-Christ is — those who take “a position in place of Christ”— we need to determine who the real “Anointed” is. ​

Clearly, […]

August 13th, 2019|Church History, False church|Comments Off on How can I identify Antichrist while he/she accepts that Jesus came in the flesh?

What does perish mean in John 3:16. Does it mean your soul dies and does not suffer or does it mean eternal life in hell's fire?

(NKJV CITATIONS)

John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”​

In the above text the word perish is translated from the Greek word, apollumi. The Strong’s definition is “to destroy fully… destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.” Hence we […]

August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What does perish mean in John 3:16. Does it mean your soul dies and does not suffer or does it mean eternal life in hell's fire?

Is the success of a ministry measured by the amount sacrificed or by the great results?

When we consecrate our lives to serve God, we give 100% of everything we have and are. Romans 12:1, “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.” Thus, the amount we sacrifice to serve God is […]

August 8th, 2019|Life Decisions and Doing the will of God, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|Comments Off on Is the success of a ministry measured by the amount sacrificed or by the great results?