What is God's advice about how to develop patience and resilience?

The New Testament words for patience include the thoughts of cheerful endurance, waiting, perseverance, resilience, and steadfastness. Romans 5:3-4 connects suffering to patience:  “we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces patience (endurance),  and […]

May 14th, 2019|Categories: Christian Character and Conduct|

In what way does your knowledge of God's actions and character affect the way you pray?

What a great privilege we have to always have the ear of the supreme God who rules the universe. 1 Peter 3:12, “For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and His ears are […]

May 13th, 2019|Categories: Prayer|

What is the meaning of the cross?

The scriptures show three general meanings of the cross. The first is the literal cross where Christ was crucified. (John 19:17-31)

The second is an illustration of the Christian life – willing to do God’s will […]

May 10th, 2019|Categories: Salvation and Ransom|

Did the saints who died in the Old Testament rise after Jesus' resurrection or will they rise after he returns?

The scriptures say that all the saints that die before the second presence of Christ will remain in the grave until his return. (I Thessalonians 4:16) The order of resurrection is also spoken of as […]

Why is Jesus called the bread of life?

We know that literal bread is a food that supports life.  A person could live on bread and water alone!  So it is a beautiful picture of Jesus’ sacrifice. Jesus gave his human body, his […]

May 7th, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

Is the great commission the only command of Christ for right standards with God? What must you obey to obey Christ?

After his resurrection, Jesus told his disciples, “go therefore and make disciples of all the nations…teaching them to observe all that I commanded you.” Matthew 28:19-20. This is sometimes referred to as the Great Commission. […]

May 6th, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

Why did God harden the heart of pharaoh?

Exodus 8:15 (NKJV), “But when Pharaoh saw that there was relief, he hardened his heart and did not heed them, as the LORD had said.”  It was the Lord’s mercy which caused Pharaoh to harden […]

May 6th, 2019|Categories: God, Faith, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

In 1844, there was a great disappointment where people sold their properties and prepared themselves for Jesus Christ's return. Now my Question is, who told those people that Jesus Christ was coming in 1844? How did they know?

The early part of the 19th century in the U.S. witnessed a notable religious revival. As the country prospered industrially, people turned to perfecting the inner spirit. There were reforms, causes and societies, and an […]

May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Second Advent, Rapture|

Who does Jesus love most?

Quite simply, He loves His Father in heaven the most. Jesus told us the most important commandment is to “love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all […]

May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

When was Jesus crucified? It was not Friday, because He said He would be dead three days and three nights

This can certainly be a puzzling question! By our way of counting, the third day would seem to be on Monday, but it seems the phrase "for three days" can really indicate parts of three […]

May 1st, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

The precious blood of Jesus, not only paid for our sins_ but also the breaking of generational curses. Why most of the pastor's keep on reminding us that we have generational curses , whereas Jesus has paid the depth?

The blood of Jesus pays for our sins. 1 Timothy 2:5,6, “…the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a ransom for all to be testified in due time.” This testimony has been delivered to those […]

May 1st, 2019|Categories: Salvation and Ransom|

In the parable of the talents (Matthew 25, verses 14-30), why are two servants praised?

The parable of the talents illustrates the individual responsibility of every Christian to serve God. Christian living is much more than saying, “I accept Jesus.” We are to demonstrate our salvation by service through our […]

April 30th, 2019|Categories: Christian Character and Conduct, Life Decisions and Doing the will of God, Parables|

What does "poor in spirit" mean in Matthew 5:3?

“Blessed are the poor in spirit (humble-minded) for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven.” 

The Greek word translated “poor” has the significance of utter destitution, extreme poverty. Thus, a full appreciation of our own spiritual destitution […]

April 27th, 2019|Categories: Christian Character and Conduct, Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

Will everyone who goes to heaven be around the same age?

Summary: The question of a person’s earthly age and appearance really does not apply to the spirit body. In the resurrection of the Church class, our divine bodies will look nothing like our earthly bodies. […]

April 26th, 2019|Categories: Resurrection, Eternal life and Immortality|

Can a person that has never heard the word of God be saved? Man on Island- tribes in the jungle?

“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior;  Who will have all men to be saved and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.” (I Timothy 2:3,4) These verses indicate […]

April 24th, 2019|Categories: Salvation and Ransom|

Please explain Luke 17:20-21, “The kingdom of God does not come with observation; nor will they say, ‘See here!’ or ‘See there!’ For indeed, the kingdom of God is within you.”

In this event, Jesus was talking to the Pharisees. How could God’s kingdom be in the hearts of Pharisees? Jesus had called the Pharisees hypocrites! (Read Luke 11 and Matthew 23.) ​

The NIV, ESV, CSB, NASB […]

April 20th, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death, Jesus’ Second Advent, Rapture|

How did Jesus cleanse the temple?

An account of Jesus cleansing the temple is recorded in Matthew 21:12-17. The temple would have been a busy place at Passover time. Both local and foreign-born Jews had come to observe the Passover week. […]

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

What does the Bible say about tradition?

First ask, who established the tradition? Did God found the tradition or did men? If God told a group of people to do something and to repeat it at certain times, then the remembrance is […]

April 18th, 2019|Categories: Life Decisions and Doing the will of God, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

Recently my mates were promoted but I was unjustly denied for no reason that I know. As a Christian how do I deal with the situation?

As Christians, we have the assurance that “all thing are working together for our good.” (Romans 8: 28)  Therefore we must “with faith” endure whatever circumstances the Lord permits us to experience. We have His […]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Christian Character and Conduct|

What is the context of Palm Sunday?

What events led up to Palm Sunday? The evening before, Jesus enjoyed a fine feast at the home of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus. This was the same Lazarus that Jesus had recently awakened from the […]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

When is the Revelation going to happen?

The Revelation of Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:1), given to the Apostle John, was a symbolic vision using “signs” (verse 1). These symbols are the rule, and literal interpretations are the exception. 

When Jesus answered his disciples […]

April 9th, 2019|Categories: Revelation|

Does God forgive repetitive and willful sins???

Most of our sins are repetitive. What unique sin have you committed recently? We all tend to repeat sins, because we are born imperfect and have inherited weak, sinful tendencies. (Psalm 51:5)  Some struggle with […]

April 6th, 2019|Categories: Sin and the Permission of Evil|