What Is The Word Of Faith Movement?

What is the “word of faith” movement? Is it biblical?Miracles in our Mouths? I remember hearing a pastor of a large megachurch say, “You’ve got a miracle in your mouth. You can speak things into being that are not yet.” When I heard it, it actually reminded me of a Bible verse where it says, “For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm” (Psalm 33:9), but the “he” wasn’t a man, it was God. It’s similar to when “God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light” (Gen 1:3 … [Read more...]

What Should You Look For In A Church?

What characteristics should you look for in a biblically solid church?Expositional Preaching If you are at a church that does not preach from the Word of God, then you are at nothing more than a social gathering like a country club, because if they are not preaching the Word, they are not feeding the flock, and they are being disobedient to Christ’s commands to feed His sheep (John 21:17). The Apostle Paul tells Timothy to “preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, reb … [Read more...]

Can You Lose Your Salvation?

Is it possible for a Christian to lose their salvation? Saved From What? If you have ever shared the gospel with someone, maybe they’ve asked you why they need to be saved. They might ask, “Saved from what?” For starters, God says for those who reject the only name by which they can be saved (Acts 4:12), that it is “because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God’s righteous judgment will be revealed” (Rom 2:5), and in time, “He will … [Read more...]

Does The Bible Teach There Are Ghosts?

Do ghosts exist, and if so, what does the Bible say about them?Fascination with Ghosts For as long as I can remember, people have had a fascination with ghosts. Sometimes children believe there are ghosts under the bed or in the closet. Halloween brings out dozens of ghostly figures, and not just with children either because the adults get swept up into it too. There have been hundreds of books written about ghosts, and dozens of movies made, as well as cartoons, video games, and even … [Read more...]

What Is The Unpardonable Sin?

Is there a sin that God will not forgive or an unforgivable sin?The Law and Sin Perhaps the first question that should be asked is “What is sin?” Does the Bible give us a precise idea on what sin is? Yes, because if you look at the Ten Commandments, we know from the beginning that murder is sin, so is theft, and adultery. It’s not that these commandments are “Don’t do this” and “Don’t do that,” but rather, “Don’t do this and hurt yourself and others” because that’s what sin does. It brings d … [Read more...]

Does The Prodigal Son Parable Mean Christians Can Be Prodigals?

What was the parable of the Prodigal Son about? Can Christians become prodigals?A Prodigal Who or what is a prodigal? A prodigal is often characterized by someone who lives in an extravagant and wasteful lifestyle and lives with no responsibility. It can also be considered someone who loves lavish living but not actually having the right to that living. In the case of the Prodigal Son, the son had nothing to leave home with, so he desired to have his inheritance ahead of time, before his … [Read more...]