You say there is no such place as hell (a place of eternal torment). What the meaning of Matthew 25:41, “Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels.’” (Nigeria)

God’s judgment against unrighteousness is unalterable and eternal. He declared unto Adam that in the day he disobeyed he would die. (Genesis 2:17) The Apostle Paul wrote that the wages of sin is death. (Romans 6:23) Notice that there is no mention of “eternal [...]

Why did Jesus choose to speak in parables and riddles?

Matthew 13:10-11, 15 (NIV), “The disciples came to him and asked, ‘Why do you speak to the people in parables?’ He replied, ‘Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them…For this people’s [...]

Please explain the parable of sower.

This parable demonstrates that not only must good seed – the Word of God, the truth – be sown, but chiefly that the attitude of the heart – the ground which receives the seed – must be good.​ The wayside illustrates hard, compacted earth, [...]

What can the story of prodigal son teach us?

Some of Jesus’ followers were tax collectors and gross sinners. (Luke 15:1) The Pharisees and teachers of the law were disturbed that Jesus welcomed this fallen class and even ate with them. They believed the “sinners” were living outside of a relationship with God. [...]

What is Abraham's bosom?

Abraham’s bosom represents the Abrahamic covenant.  The reference to Abraham’s bosom or chest is found in Luke 16:22 as part of the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.  The parable starts with the Rich Man clothed in purple and linen living in luxury.  [...]

Why is the Bible written in parables ?

Jesus answers this very question. Mark 4:10-12, “When Jesus was alone, some of those who had heard him came to him with the twelve disciples and asked him to explain the parables.  ‘You have been given the secret of the Kingdom of God,’ Jesus [...]

What do Luke 14:1-15 mean?

Luke 14:7-11 "And he put forth a parable to those which were bidden, when he marked how theychose out the chief rooms; saying unto them, When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more [...]