Is the coronavirus an “Act of God”? (United States)

No, but it may be an act of Satan or his demons. Is Satan real? Does he exist? Yes. Satan first disrupted man’s life when he lied by telling Adam and Eve they would not die if they were disobedient. (Genesis 3:4) Ever since, we have lived with the painful consequences. Satan enjoys anything contrary [...]

What is the direction to heaven from earth? (Nepal)

The Bible does not specifically give this information. However, for the natural man, God has associated Himself with a northerly direction.  Consider Psalm 75:6,7 , "Promotion cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south, but God is the Judge. He putteth down one, and setteth up another." Following this reasoning, [...]

Do the Scriptures tell us where God is and what He is doing? Does He hear the pleadings of the multitude of His creation? I ask this because it is so easy to be lost in the vastness of the entire universe. (Philippines)

King Solomon, while dedicating the Temple, considered the greatness of God. 1 Kings 8:27, “But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain You. How much less this temple which I have built!” God’s greatness is beyond our comprehension. Isaiah 55: 8, 9  “For my thoughts are [...]

What is the different between LORD and God? (Nigeria)

In most Bible translations, the word “LORD” in all capital letters is the Hebrew word typically rendered “Jehovah”. Directly transliterated it is “YHVH” without vowels. A few Bibles do translate YHVH as “Jehovah” rather than “LORD”, but this is not typical.  Jehovah is the biblical name of the Almighty God. It means “the Self-existent One,” [...]

Who is the true justifier in the Bible? (India)

Romans 3:26 (NKJV), “to demonstrate at the present time His righteousness, that He (God) might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.”​ God is omniscient; He knows all things. He knows the future.  Isaiah 46:10 (NIV), “I make known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is [...]

Can we bless God?

Yes, we can, and the Bible tells us how. The word translated “bless” in the Old Testament is from a Hebrew word that means “to kneel”. When used with respect to God’s intelligent creation, it has the thought of giving thanks and praise. Just as God blesses us with His goodness we can bless Him [...]

How can we believe in Jesus if we are sinners?

Ephesians 2:8 (NIV), “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.”​ The process of developing faith is a gift from God. Jesus said, “No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him…” John 6:44.​ Right [...]

Can we change God’s mind?

Yes and no. ​ No, we cannot change God’s mind. God has a plan and He will fulfill His purposes. Isaiah 46:9-10 (NET), “Remember what I accomplished in antiquity! Truly I am God, I have no peer; I am God, and there is none like me, who announces the end from the beginning and reveals beforehand [...]

How can I overcome worry and stress?

Use a multi-faceted approach to reduce stress and worry. Stress drains us physically, so quality rest, exercise and nourishment are important. There are many good web sites that elaborate on this. However, the faith aspect is often missed. For the Christian, Jesus said, “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and [...]