How Does The Bible Apply To Me?

How does the Bible apply to us today? Is it still relevant for our lives in this day and age?Prescriptive verses Descriptive Most students of the Bible understanding that there are some Bible verses are prescriptive while others are descriptive. For example, the Mosaic Laws were given only to Israel as a way of identifying them as God’s people and marking them as separate from the pagan nations around them. They were not to practice those things that the pagan nations did, such as having s … [Read more...]

Is Lifehouse A Christian Band?

Is Lifehouse really a Christian band? How can we tell if they are or aren’t?Who is Lifehouse? Lifehouse has been labeled by some as a Christian American rock band who are from Los Angeles. Members include Jason Wade, Bryce Soderberg, and Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. but they actually produce Alternative rock and Pop rock, so is that incompatible with being called a Christian band? The band members met at Vineyard, a Christian church in California, and in the beginning they played as a worship b … [Read more...]

Is Murphy’s Law Biblical?

Does the Bible mentioned “Murphy’s Law” or something similar to it?Murphy’s Law Murphy’s Law is a facetious proposition that if something can go wrong, it will. Originally, it was said to be, “If there are two or more ways to do something, and one of those ways can result in a catastrophe, then someone will do it." The source was Edward A. Murphy, Jr who was one of several engineers who designed and experimented with a rocket-sled for the U.S. Air Force in 1949 which was intended to test hum … [Read more...]

Is U2 A Christian Band?

Is U2 a Christian Band? What about the work Bono does? Is he doing the work of Christ for His sake?Who is U2? Most of us have heard of U2. This Irish rock band was formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1976 and includes Bono, Adam Clayton, the Edge, and Larry Mullen. There are some who believe that they are a Christian band or that the members (at least some) are Christian. Bono and Edge paint broad pictures of what their faith looks like, but is it true saving faith where repentance and faith are … [Read more...]

Can God Create A Rock So Heavy That He Could Not Lift It?

Have you heard the fallacious, hypothetical question, “Can God create a rock so heavy that He could not lift it?” How do we answer such a question?The Omnipotent God The Bible clearly teaches that God is not limited by space, time, and circumstances, and so God declares in His Word that He is the omnipotent God. Jeremiah the Prophet wrote “Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me” (Jer 32:27), and Jesus says much the same thing when speaking to a man; “With ma … [Read more...]

5 Famous Deathbed Conversions

Here are five famous deathbed conversions from history. Death Comes to All There is no escaping the fact that we’re all going to die. The only questions are when that will happen and where will we go after death. The late author Christopher Hitchens, in his book, Mortality, correctly wrote that we’re all born to die. In fact, the moment we’re born, the clock starts ticking and is ever moving toward the day of death, and none of us can know when that clock stops. The author of Hebrews says that … [Read more...]