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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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; mine elect in whom my soul (God's soul) delights…" ​ [...]

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 and powerful. Perfect man is a manifestation of these [...]

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 his own heart. Pharaoh didn’t want to lose the [...]

What are the origins of prophecy in Israel?

The origin of all true prophecy comes from Jehovah God. He is the only being who knows the future. Isaiah 42:8-9 (NIV), “I am the LORD; that is my name! I will not yield my glory to another or my praise to idols. See, [...]

Who is God?

Much of what God has revealed of himself comes through an understanding of his Divine Plan, through his Holy Word.  The heights and depths of his wonderful character are seen there! The Biblical account states that God, a Creator, an intelligent First Cause, existed. “Before [...]