Questions and Answers2019-11-07T21:31:35+00:00

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 [...]

February 12th, 2020|Categories: Miscellaneous Bible Questions, Occult, Magic, Spiritism, Religions|

1 Samuel 28 verses 14 -19 records a medium bringing the spirit of the dead prophet Samuel to talk to King Saul. How can this happen? Are dead ancestors alive and watching us? (South Africa)

No. Dead people are really dead. The vision that the woman medium saw and spoke with was not the prophet Samuel. It was a demon pretending to be Samuel. Remember, a few years earlier, Samuel [...]

February 7th, 2020|Categories: Miscellaneous Bible Questions, Occult, Magic, Spiritism|

Do the Scriptures tell us where God is and what He is doing? Does He hear the pleadings of the multitude of His creation? I ask this because it is so easy to be lost in the vastness of the entire universe. (Philippines)

King Solomon, while dedicating the Temple, considered the greatness of God. 1 Kings 8:27, “But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain You. How much less [...]

January 29th, 2020|Categories: God, Faith, Sin and the Permission of Evil|

Please give a clear understanding of Matthew 11:18-19 (NLT), “For John didn't spend his time eating and drinking, and you say, ‘He’s possessed by a demon.’ The Son of Man, on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, ‘He’s a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!’ But wisdom is shown to be right by its results.”(Ghana)

The angel, Gabriel, told Zecharias that his wife Elizabeth would give birth to a prophet who would be named John. John would “be great in the eyes of the Lord. He must never touch wine [...]

January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Jesus’ Life, Teachings, and Death|

An employee built a house using his life savings. Some people demanded that the house be donated to the pastor. The person denied it. Does it mean that as a result he will go to hell?

No one may demand a sacrifice or gift from another.  Our Savior, Jesus Christ, never asked for, nor demanded, nor owned a house. Luke 9:58, “Jesus said to him, ‘Foxes have holes and birds of [...]