Can you expound on 1 Peter 5:10 (KJV), “But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.”? (United States)

How is the Christian perfected (or “adjusted,” Rotherham), established, strengthened and settled in Christ? We realize we have a great work before us. Of necessity, we must be sober, vigilant and steadfast! This is a life work - the mighty foe intrenched in our [...]

Please explain James 4:4 (ESV), "You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God." If I am fully consecrated believer living in a city or street where no other consecrated brothers are living nearby, then will I not be able to befriend with or be close to other non-believesrs for social issues, especially on neighborhood? Or I should live independently for every matters just to make sure I do not befriend non-believers or associate with members of nominal churches? (Tanzania)

Our hearts have great sympathy for you. Isolation from other believers is certainly a cross that you are bearing to the glory of God. Thankfully, today, we have mobile phones, email, Zoom, even paper mail with which you can use to have fellowship with [...]

What is the meaning of 1 Corinthians 12:2-4 (NKJV), 2 “You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of God calls Jesus accursed, and no one can say that Jesus is Lord except by the Holy Spirit. 4 There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.” Who is this about? (India)

Chapter 12 is about “spiritual” matters. It identifies at least four different ways or diversities of gifts (verse 4) in which the Holy Spirit operates. Why did Paul first remind the Corinthians that they worshipped dumb idols? Because, they had been deceived. The brethren [...]

Why did God say to wait for more blessings? (Namibia)

Christians need to continually realize our littleness before our great, wise God. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9 Yes, we do sometimes ask ourselves WHY [...]

What is a soul? (Zambia)

Man is a soul.  Genesis 2:7 (KJV), “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” Please note: man became a soul; he did not receive a [...]

Can angels see God Almighty? (India)

Jesus taught that angels can see God. "Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that in heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in heaven." Matthew 18:10 (NKJV) Micaiah the [...]

Is one sin greater than any other? (United States)

It depends on that person’s relationship to God. The Apostle James wrote, “If you really fulfill the royal law, according to the scripture, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself,’ you do well. 9 But if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are [...]

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