Tell me about Jesus's temptations in the wilderness. (Nigeria)

Matthew 3:16, 17; 4:1-11: “After being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him, and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, ‘This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.’ Then [...]

Why did Jesus Christ die? (Ghana)

God’s law of justice is absolute. The law, itself, is without mercy. Deuteronomy 19:21, “Your eye shall not pity. It shall be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.”  When God created the perfect man Adam, Adam was given a law forbidding him to eat from the [...]

Is it biblical to pressure people to be baptized? (Nigeria)

No. Baptism is a symbolic act. A person is baptized after he has committed his life to God. If a person, from his heart, has not accepted Jesus and has not consecrated his life to obey God's will, then baptism is simply a bath.   In order to become a Christian, a person must recognize [...]

Please give a clear understanding of Matthew 11:18-19 (NLT), “For John didn't spend his time eating and drinking, and you say, ‘He’s possessed by a demon.’ The Son of Man, on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He’s a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!’ But wisdom is shown to be right by its results.”(Ghana)

The angel, Gabriel, told Zecharias that his wife Elizabeth would give birth to a prophet who would be named John. John would “be great in the eyes of the Lord. He must never touch wine or other alcoholic drinks. He will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even before his birth. And he will turn [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

What does the Bible say about Christmas? (Philippines)

Short Answer: The Bible does not teach us to celebrate Jesus’ birth. However, it is always permissible to rejoice in different aspects of our Lord’s life. Discussion: Jesus never told His disciples to celebrate His birth. So, how did this celebration start? December 25 became the traditional date of Christmas when it replaced the pagan [...]

Who does Jesus Christ love? (United States)

Summary: All mankind! Discussion: John 15:12-13, “This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” John 10:11, “I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.” Ephesians 5:2, [...]