Is Religion The Cause of Most Wars? Does The Bible Indicate This Will Continue?

Is religion really the cause of most wars? Is there anything in the Bible about this?The Cause of Wars James once asked, “What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you? You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask” (James 4:1-2). In other words, nations go to war with one another often over resources or land that the other nation has. … [Read more...]

What Is The Meaning Of Life?

What is the meaning of life according to the Bible? How do you find meaning in life if you’re a Christian?The Meaning of Life When someone asks about the meaning of life they usually mean, “What is my purpose? What is the reason I exist?” How can the atheist answer this? Only that they are meant to become fertilizer and to be recycled into matter. This much is true but that’s not the end as the Bible teaches that God is not the God of the dead, but of the living, and speaks as if Abraham, Is … [Read more...]

Does The Bible Say Anything About The Earth Being Flat?

Does the Bible teach that the earth is flat? What verses are used to show that it teaches a flat earth?Language and the Bible The Bible is not a book about the earth and heavens but how to get from the earth to heaven. It can’t be read like a science text book. The Bible uses language that we can understand and uses language that is sometimes figurative but so do we. If someone told you that the sunrise was beautiful, you wouldn’t stop and correct them and tell them that the sun doesn’t rise … [Read more...]

Was The Noetic Flood Global? A Look At The Facts

Does the biblical account of the Noetic Flood have any evidence? What do the facts say about a worldwide flood as described in the Bible?Why a Flood? Why did God send the flood of His judgment on the world? Genesis 6 tells us precisely why the Flood came as it says “The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually” (Gen 6:5). This sounds very much like the world we live in today but that would inc … [Read more...]

Is The Big Bang Theory Biblical?

Does the Big Bang Theory fit with the biblical account of creation?What is the Big Bang? The Big Bang Theory holds to the idea that the rapid expansion of matter started from a single point of a state of an extremely high density and high temperature core, which according to the current cosmological theories, marked the origin of the universe. This theory accounts for the model of the universe beginning and then expanding outwardly into empty space. If you could wind back the universe, you … [Read more...]

What Is The Olivet Discourse?

What is the “Olivet Discourse” that is referred to by Christians? What significance does it have for Christians and for non-believers?The Mount of Olives The Olivet Discourse is named after the Mount of Olives which was the location of Jesus’ teaching about the coming destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the age and His Second Coming. For the believer, it is a discourse about what is to come and in some cases, it has already come in the fulfillment of certain prophecies. The Olivet Disco … [Read more...]