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, [...]

Why did Jesus heal the sick? (Zambia)

These healings reveal Jesus’ compassion for suffering mankind. Matthew 14:14 “...He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick.” Again, when Jesus healed two blind men, He was “moved with compassion. Jesus touched their eyes and immediately they regained their sight and followed him.” Jesus was moved by man’s suffering.​ [...]

Who killed Jesus? (Ghana)

God holds the Jews responsible for crucifying Jesus. First, we have the Jews’ own words to Pilate. Mark 15:14, “Then Pilate said to them, ‘Why, what evil has He done?’ But they cried out all the more, ‘Crucify Him!’” John 19:15, “Pilate said to them, ‘Shall I crucify your King?’ The chief priests answered, ‘We [...]

What would have been the answer today, if Jesus Christ said to a poor woman that she should get out of His way because the food we give to humans is not given to dogs? (Ghana)

Matthew 15:25-26 (NKJV), “Then she (a Syro-Phoenician woman) came and worshiped Him (Jesus), saying, ‘Lord, help me!’ But He answered and said, ‘It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs.’” The Syro-Phoenicians (Canaanites) opposed the worship of Jehovah in Old Testament times. Consider how evil Queen Jezebel [...]