Where Is Hell? A Christian Study


Does the Bible say where hell is at? Is it under the earth?The Reality of Hell Jesus actually spoke more about hell than He ever did about heaven. He may have done so to show the reality of hell and that God’s desire is that none perish apart from Christ (2nd Pet 3:9) so God is warning them. The Gospel of Matthew alone has more accounts of Jesus speaking about hell (8 times) compared to the rest of the New Testament (9 times). Why was this more prevalent in Matthew’s Gospel? Perhaps it was b … [Read more...]

Where Is Heaven? A Christian Study


Where is heaven? It is up? Is it a place? It is a Person?Where God Is I believe that heaven is any place that God is for what can be more incredible than being in the presence of God? What can any place compare to being with God? Who is of more importance; the place of Heaven or the Creator of heaven? The Creator has more glory of course for it was God “who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, who keeps faith forever” (Psalm 146:6). It is obvious that “The heavens decla … [Read more...]

Where Does Saying “God Bless You” Come From?


Where does the saying “God bless you” come from? What about where “good bye” comes from?Blessing Others Jesus said “bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you” (Luke 6:28) so asking for God’s blessing on someone is nothing new. Blessings were a part of the patriarchal heritage in Ancient Israel, going all the way back to Noah and Abraham, even before Israel came to exist as a nation. In the beginning, “God blessed them” and told them “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the waters … [Read more...]

How Is God Everywhere? What Does Omnipresent Mean?


What does it mean that God is omnipresent? How is that possible that God is everywhere?What is Omnipresence? Omnipresence refers to the quality of being present everywhere, in all places, at all times. The “omni” comes from the Latin which means “all” so when God is referred to as omnipresent, we understand that He is in a lofty and exalted position over time, space, and matter and is not subject to the same constraints of distance or time as we are. He is sovereign over time. The omnipre … [Read more...]

Does God Change His Mind?

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Does God change His mind? Does it appear that He does in places in the Bible?Does God Change? Has it ever occurred to you that nothings ever occurred to God? God never needs changing, humans are always changing. Time changes us and everything around us but God is eternal and is not affected by time, therefore He never changes. God answered Job and all others skeptics of God who suggest God is less than good, by saying, “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Dress for a … [Read more...]

Does God Hate Sinners?


Does God actually hate sinners or is it just the sin? What does the Bible say about this?Separated from God After the fall of mankind they were banned from the Garden of Eden and they had lost their chance of eternal life and fellowship with God. There is no evidence that Adam and Eve ever repented so we don’t know for sure if they did or didn’t. Since we know that God is purely holy and mankind is utterly sinful, we are separated from God at the present time. Isaiah wrote “but your iniqu … [Read more...]