The Lord God, Yahweh, our creator, long ago purposed a family of beings to be taken from among mankind. These saints would be tested, proven, faithful, and ultimately be rewarded with His own divine nature, immortality. This family of immortal beings would be His [...]
Will Adam and Eve be ever forgiven for their sin of eating the forbidden fruit in garden of Eden? If not. Why please?
Yes, Adam & Eve will be forgiven for their original sin. That is exactly the reason why Jesus came to the earth, to die for Adam’s sin and to release him and his entire family from the prison of death. Adam and Eve, created [...]
Why did the Son become the ONLY gateway to the Father when people used to be able to go directly to the Father? (United States)
Summary: Faith is always required to approach God. “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is (or know who God is) and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek [...]
If one is saved, is he always saved? If not, why does Ephesians 4:30 say, "And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption"? (Vietnam)
The sealing of the Christian with the holy Spirit is explained earlier in Ephesians 1:13-14, “and believing in Whom (Christ) you were sealed with the promise by the Holy Spirit, which is the pledge of our inheritance…” (Ferrar Fenton translation) Begettal with the holy [...]
Yes and maybe. But it will not be the punishment of eternal torment. (See our section on Hell, Death/Grave.) ALL are promised a resurrection. Some who have lived righteously will have more advantages and blessings in the next life. Note the contrast between two [...]
Summary: Preaching that people should come to God through Jesus Christ is never wrong. But the fear that is part of the preaching is wrong. Now, salvation through the heavenly calling is only for the church. The earthly salvation for mankind will be established [...]
God’s law of justice is absolute. The law, itself, is without mercy. Deuteronomy 19:21, “Your eye shall not pity. It shall be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.” When God created the perfect man Adam, [...]
No. Isaiah 64:6 (NIV), “All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags…” Even if we try as hard as we can, we are still sinners and our deeds are unclean. The New English [...]
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: [...]
Ephesians 2:8 (NIV), “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.” The process of developing faith is a gift from God. Jesus said, “No man can come to me, except [...]
Did the merit of the death of Christ cover and include the present generation or it was for the people of that time?
The scriptures are filled with promises of life and hope for ALL mankind through the resurrection process. Chief among these is 1 Timothy 2:3-6, “For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; Who will have ALL men to be [...]
Summary: Throughout Jesus’ ministry on earth, he was preaching the redemption and securing the possession of all that was lost at the fall. Discussion: Jesus explained his mission in Luke 19:10, “for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that [...]
Actually, the Bible talks about three paths: the narrow way, the broadway, and the highway of holiness. The Narrow Way leads to immortality in heaven. “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who [...]
I'm 62. I was saved in my twenties. Made a lot of mistakes and lived in and out of my Christian faith for many years. Now I'm anxious about completing my destiny that God had laid out for me. I've never been closer to Jesus than I am right now. God is the author and finisher of my faith. Will he finish what he started in me in this life or in heaven?
The Apostle Paul wrote, “If ye are Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed and heirs according to the promise,” Galatians Those who are begotten with the Holy Spirit are heirs of the Abrahamic promise: “…in you all the families of the earth shall be [...]
The scriptures show three general meanings of the cross. The first is the literal cross where Christ was crucified. (John 19:17-31) The second is an illustration of the Christian life - willing to do God’s will under whatever circumstances He may permit. “Then said [...]
The precious blood of Jesus, not only paid for our sins_ but also the breaking of generational curses. Why most of the pastor's keep on reminding us that we have generational curses , whereas Jesus has paid the depth?
The blood of Jesus pays for our sins. 1 Timothy 2:5,6, “…the Man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself a ransom for all to be testified in due time.” This testimony has been delivered to those whom God has called to be part of the [...]
“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior; Who will have all men to be saved and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.” (I Timothy 2:3,4) These verses indicate that God has a far-reaching plan for the salvation of [...]
We cannot eat God, but we do symbolically eat the body and blood of Jesus during our celebration of the Memorial of Jesus' death. "...The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it [...]
An acquaintance believes salvation is through belief in Jesus. But he also thinks a person will have a second opportunity to believe in heaven. He believes God wants to save everyone. I believe people must be saved now in order to go to heaven.
In Matthew 19:17-30, Jesus instructed that to be “saved” we need to give up our earthly possessions and follow Him. Following Jesus requires the sacrifice not only of earthly things but of our wills to obey God’s will. A heavenly resurrection is a reward [...]
If a Christian dies, has the person died because (1) he or she sinned or (2) it's God's will for that one to die?
1. Does a person die for his or her sins? No. 1 Corinthians 15:22, “For as in Adam all die…” Christian or not, everyone dies. Christian or not, everyone has sinned. We are all under the penalty of death due to the sin of [...]