Explain Colossians (Kolosever) 1st chapter. (India)

The book of Colossians was written by the apostle Paul to the church at Colossae, a city in Asia Minor.  After his greeting (verses 1-2) Paul expresses his thanks to God for them and encourages them in their dedication, service, and love in the spirit. (v. 3-8). He assures them of his prayers for them [...]

Please can you tell me if the Bible says our pets have souls? (Australia)

All animals, including pets, are souls. The Hebrew word for soul is נֶפֶשׁ or “nephesh”. Nephesh is translated in many different ways by most Bible translators. These differences hide the original meaning of the Hebrew text. However, the Rotherham Bible is an especially accurate, word-for-word translation. Consider Rotherham’s translation of Genesis 1:20-25,   “And God [...]

Who is called the son of God in the gospel? (India)

The phrase, “son of God”, demonstrates the special relationship between parent and child. It indicates closeness, favor, protection, guidance, and love.  In Luke 3:38, Mary’s genealogy records that Adam was a “son of God.” Adam was created perfect in God’s image and likeness. (See Genesis 1:27, Deuteronomy 32:4), and God was his heavenly Father. The [...]

Who will enter Heaven according to the Bible? (Ghana)

Summary: To receive a heavenly resurrection, a person must accept Christ as his Savior, deny his own will to obey God’s will, and be faithful to the heavenly calling. Discussion: The Old Testament offered a promise of earthly, eternal life to anyone who could perfectly keep the Law. Leviticus 18:5 (CSB), “Keep my statutes and [...]