What is the relationship between Mary and God?

Question 1: Who was Mary? Mary was the mother of Jesus. She was an ordinary yet remarkable Jewish woman who was chosen by God Jehovah to give birth to Jesus. The Messiah was to be of the tribe of Judah and of the lineage of David. Mary was a direct descendant of King David. Both [...]

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 Israelites’ slave labor. When relief came, he thought he could do [...]

WHO is the great I AM really? Is GOD Personal or Just the Divine Energy?

God is personal, purposeful, and concerned for His creation.  Genesis1:26, 27 teaches man was created in God’s own “image and likeness.” We are a fleshly expression of what God is in the spirit realm. If we love, plan, create, organize, remember, and reason, wouldn’t our creator have those same abilities? God invites us to think [...]

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, the former things have taken place, and new things I declare; [...]

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 the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou had formed the [...]

Is God the killer of His creation (us) or is Satan?

When God created Adam and Eve, they were perfect. God declared that their creation was “very good”. (Genesis 1:27, 31.) They were placed in the Garden of Eden where the living conditions were perfect and everything necessary to sustain their lives was provided. God had warned Adam not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge [...]

How do faith and forgiveness work together?

Summary: Forgiveness is dependent upon our faith in God’s word. ​ A Christian embraces the truths in God’s word. We remember, “without faith it is impossible to please God,” (Hebrews 11:1). Consequently, we study the Bible, have faith in the scriptures, and apply it.​ In order to receive forgiveness for our sins, we need to have [...]

How can I deal with fear and its torments?

  Yes, fear is tormenting. But, dear one, God does not want you to fear. Instead, remember 1 John 4:16 (NIV), “So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love.” ​ When we believe this truth, we trust and live in God’s love. “There is no [...]

If Father, Son and Holy Spirit and all equally one God, does this mean God died when Christ was crucified? Surely this contradicts the triune Godhead.

Yes, it does contradict the trinity. The man, Jesus, died on the cross. Our Father God is everlasting (Isaiah 40:28) and eternal (Deuteronomy 33:27). He cannot die. God and Jesus are two distinct beings.​ Jesus shows He is one in purpose and spirit with God by His prayer in John 17:2. “That they all may [...]