Revelation 19:9, "Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” If Christians are the bride, then who are the guests?

Throughout the gospel age, two classes are being developed that will receive a spirit resurrection in heaven. The first is the bride class, also referred to as “the little flock,” “the faithful,” “the wise virgins,” […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Resurrection, Eternal life and Immortality, Revelation|

Did the merit of the death of Christ cover and include the present generation or it was for the people of that time?

The scriptures are filled with promises of life and hope for ALL mankind through the resurrection process. Chief among these is 1 Timothy 2:3-6, “For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Salvation and Ransom|

What do the 70 weeks of Daniel mean?

Summary:  Daniel’s 70 weeks prophecy helps us to calculate the date Jesus presented Himself as the Messiah. At the beginning of the 69th. week, when Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River, the Holy Spirit […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

Please does every dream that we have come from God?

Dreams from God are only for very special events. For example the dreams in Genesis were only given to the patriarchs, or fathers, of Israel. God had a special relationship with these men because He […]

September 12th, 2019|Categories: Life Decisions and Doing the will of God, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

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 […]

September 12th, 2019|Categories: Christian Character and Conduct|

Where in the Bible does it teach that God in his infinitive majestic power knows my needs before I kneel down to pray?

“… your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him.” Matthew 6:8. ​

Spirit-begotten Christians have returned to God’s family through justification in Christ. We are blessed to know the supreme, majestic God […]

September 12th, 2019|Categories: God, Faith, Prayer|

What is the meaning of the abomination of desolation in Mathew 24:15 and Daniel 9:26-27?

Daniel 9 and Matthew 24 are referring to two different things. The scriptures our Lord quoted from Daniel are 8:13; 11:31 and 12:11, which we will explain later.

Daniel 9 Interpretation

As with any scripture, the context […]

September 12th, 2019|Categories: Past and Present Prophesies|

In Acts 2:39, if there is no infant baptism, how did these infants get the promise or salvation?

When God sent the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, the followers of Jesus began to speak in foreign languages (Acts 2:4-8). Devout Jews asked, “What does this mean?” 

Peter explained to these “men of Israel” (verse 22) […]

September 8th, 2019|Categories: Baptism|

For the three years of Jesus ministry on earth what was he basically doing?

Summary: Throughout Jesus’ ministry on earth, he was preaching the redemption and securing the possession of all that was lost at the fall. ​

Discussion: Jesus explained his mission in Luke 19:10, “for the Son of Man […]

September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death, Salvation and Ransom|

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) […]

September 2nd, 2019|Categories: 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. […]

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

Are those that are presently dying on Earth being judged or they are elsewhere waiting for the judgment day? Where at they?

First, let us examine death. We are told that “The soul that sins, it shall die.” (Ezekiel 18:4)  Also, “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work […]

August 31st, 2019|Categories: Judgment|

Exodus 32:14, "So the LORD relented from the harm which He said He would do to His people." What does this scripture mean?

In this story, Israel’s grievous sin was worshipping the golden calf.  Israel had already agreed to obey the law. “All that the Lord has said we will do and be obedient.” (Exodus 24:7)  God had […]

August 31st, 2019|Categories: God, Faith|

Are heaven and hell real?

Hell is an English word that is translated from four words in the scriptures. In the Old Testament, it is from the Hebrew word sheol.  Sheol is translated 31 times grave, 31times hell and 3 […]

August 31st, 2019|Categories: Heaven and Earth|

What are the things in heaven that we are going to save or invest in?

In order to invest in these sure promises, we commit to serving God and doing HIs will. “My son, give me thine heart,” and “Buy the truth and sell it not.” (Proverbs 23:23, 26)​

The faithful […]

August 31st, 2019|Categories: Church and The Bride of Christ, Heaven and Earth|

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 […]

August 16th, 2019|Categories: Bible and Bible Characters|

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; […]

August 14th, 2019|Categories: Angels, Spirit Beings, God, Faith, Soul|

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 […]

August 13th, 2019|Categories: Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

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 […]

August 13th, 2019|Categories: Church History, False church|

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 […]

August 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 […]

August 8th, 2019|Categories: Life Decisions and Doing the will of God, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

Is God the blackman or, the whiteman??

God made Adam and Eve in His own image, Genesis 1:26-28 (NKJV). The image of God does not refer to His physical likeness. It refers to God’s spiritual likeness. God is all loving, just, wise […]

August 6th, 2019|Categories: God, Faith, Kingdom and the Millennium|