Jacob was a patriarch but his prayer did not save his sons except Joseph. Why? David was the psalmist but Solomon’s name is not found among RIGHTEOUS people. Why? Samuel was a high priest but his sons were notorious?. Why?… If they couldn’t save their own family members, then what was the use of being a prophet, patriarch, or high priest? So confused. (India)

These righteous men of old suffered grief and loss because some of their children did not follow God. Yet, when people are developed and matured through their suffering, they become compassionate, godly people.  These faithful ones will be rewarded on earth to become the [...]

How did Solomon apply his wisdom? (Ghana)

Solomon used God's wisdom to understand the natural world.  1 Kings 4:29-34 (NIV), “God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight,…He was wiser than anyone else,...And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations. He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a [...]

Explain about the persecution of Israel. (India)

When God made His covenant with Abraham, He gave this promise: “I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse…I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the [...]

Is it okay to fight? (Philippines)

No. Christians may not fight physically. It's devilish when people hit, beat, or rob us. But many have suffered for righteousness.  Remember the great Apostle Paul’s hardships. 2 Corinthians11:24-27, “Five different times the Jewish leaders gave me thirty-nine lashes.  Three times I was beaten [...]

Do our dead Ancestors have power to influence and hurt us? I'm being called to become a Sangoma (shaman), but I don't want to because I love Jesus. I'm afraid to stop cultural practices for them. When I was growing up, these ancestors caused strange sicknesses until people obeyed their wills. (South Africa)

Many today believe that the dead are not dead, but are really more alive than ever. They do not realize that they are believing the original lie taught by the Serpent, “that you will not die, but you will be like God”  Genesis 3:4-5. [...]