What is the meaning of 1 Corinthians 12:2-4 (NKJV), 2 “You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed, and no one can say that Jesus is Lord except by the Holy Spirit. 4 There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.” Who is this about? (India)

Chapter 12 is about “spiritual” matters. It identifies at least four different ways or diversities of gifts (verse 4) in which the Holy Spirit operates. Why did Paul first remind the Corinthians that they worshipped dumb idols? Because, they had been deceived. The brethren [...]

Please explain Hebrews 4:12 (NKJV), "For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." (Nigeria)

Since the beginning of Christianity there have been misguided, sincere Christians who fall into the trap of confusing literal Bible verses with symbolic verses. For example consider Ephesians 6:11, “Put on the whole armor of God so that you may be able to stand [...]

Who was Abraham? (Cameroon)

Abraham was one of the most important people in human history. James 2:22-24, summarizes: “You see that faith was working with his works,…And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness, and Abraham was called a friend of God.” But, who WAS [...]

How do you learn to love the Bible? (Canada)

The Bible is the written word of the Lord.  To learn to love the Bible one must first learn about its author, who is God, and come to appreciate His character. The Bible is the way He has chosen to reveal himself to mankind.  [...]

Matthew 27:52-53, “And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.” Did those who were raised die again or did they move straight to heaven? (South Africa)

The expressions “out of the graves [tombs]” and “out of the tomb” have different shades of meaning in the New Testament, The expression, “out of the tomb”, is twice used in the singular. John 12:17 (NKJV), “…He called Lazarus out of his tomb and [...]

What is the Bible message? (Pakistan)

The Bible's message is love “for God is love,” 1 John 4:7-8. It begins with God creating the heavens and the earth and establishing both plant and animal life on Earth. His crowning creation was man as Adam was created perfect in God’s moral, [...]

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