What is the significance of Jesus turning water into wine ?

The miracle of turning water into wine, found in John 2:1-11, is the first recorded miracle of Jesus' public ministry.  It occurred while Jesus and his disciples were attending the wedding in Cana on the third day of the celebration. Apparently, Jesus’ mother, Mary, had a close relationship to the hosts. She was informed of [...]

Why do you say tongues ceased, when a few verses later Paul says tongues are for talking to God and tongues edify man?

The texts in question are found in 1 Corinthians 14. Let us look fully at the context of chapter 14 to clearly understand the Apostle’s instructions to us. Verse one is simply stated; pursue love first, then as regarding spiritual gifts, prophesying (“speaking under inspiration”, G4396) is to be the most desired.  Verses two through [...]

Did and does Jesus heal everyone who asks Him?

It appears Jesus did heal everyone who asked, and even those who did not ask, but WHY?  The New Testament gives us many examples of Jesus and the apostles healing others.  When Jesus healed, He did so for those with and without faith.  The (Roman) centurion asked for his servant to be healed (Matt 8:8-13).  We do [...]

What Does it Mean to be Filled With the Holy Spirit? Is it Synonymous to Speaking in Tongues?

No, being filled with the Holy Spirit is not the same as speaking in tongues.  Remember when Jesus was baptized? (Matt. 3:13-17)  When John brought him up out of the water, the heavens opened and he saw the spirit of God coming down like a dove upon him.  Jesus did not speak in tongues.  He [...]

Do people today still talk in tongues and what is the purpose?

Many Pentecostal Christians today claim to speak in tongues. Some claim to be speaking in some actual human language other than their own, while others claim to be speaking an unknown tongue, or a language of angels - not a human language found on earth. However, the gift of tongues is no longer used today. [...]

Do people today still talk in tongues and what is the purpose?

Many Pentecostal Christians today claim to speak in tongues. Some claim to be speaking in some actual human language other than their own, while others claim to be speaking an unknown tongue, or a language of angels - not a human language found on earth.  However, the gift of tongues is no longer used today. [...]

I keep having dreams that come true at times. Its like i have already lived it. I can wake up and tell the whole dream like who was in it, what they had on and what they said. Is that a gift from god and does the bible speaks of such dreams?

Certainly God has used dreams in the past to give a message of prophecy to those who needed it. So, let’s examine some of the most notable. Starting with Joseph the son of Jacob; Joseph started receiving dreams when he was pretty young. His dreams were prophetic. His first was of the sheaves of wheat [...]