How To Honor Parents That Are Less Than Honorable

The Bible commands us to honor our father and mother, but what if they are anything but honorable?The Fifth Commandment When God gave Moses the Ten Commandments, the first four deal with our relationship with God, while the final six deal with our relationships with our fellow man and woman, but it seems interesting that God would place the command to honor our father and mother as the first order of importance. Why not put murder or adultery as the fifth? Why is honoring your parents … [Read more...]

Was Jesus The God Of The Old Testament?

Since Jesus is God and has always existed, was He around during the Old Testament? Was He the God of the Old Testament?Before the Beginning If you want to go back to the beginning, don’t start at Genesis 1:1 but start with the Apostle John’s account that begins before creation. He writes, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (John 1:1), and clearly, Jesus was the Word of God Who became flesh (John1:14), and was with God (the Father and the Holy Spi … [Read more...]

Who Are The Christadelphians?

Who are the Christadelphians? Are the Christian or are they a sect or a cult?Who Are the Christadelphians? The Christadelphians were founded by British-born John Thomas in 1838, who was a London-born physician-turned-Bible teacher, and after migrating to America, got involved in the Restoration Movement, a movement geared toward ending sectarianism, which had been his experience while living in England. He sought to reform the society itself by recovering the first century church’s p … [Read more...]

When Helping Someone Can Be Hurting Someone

Most of us don’t mind helping others, but is there a time when our help can be a hindrance?Enabling There is a lady I know who had such a difficult time with her son that she came to the point of giving up on him altogether. This all started a very long ago, and she told me that she has done everything for her son but he still ended up in prison. She said her son “has had every chance to make something of himself, yet he has failed me time and time again,” so what went wrong? This woman’s in … [Read more...]

What Jesus Meant By Prophesying Many False Christs Will Come

In the Olivet Discourse or prophecy of Jesus, He said many false Christ’s will come in His name, so what does this mean?Falling Away There are so many false teachings today in Christianity that it’s hard to tell the genuine from the fake. The Apostle Paul warned Timothy, “Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons, through the insincerity of liars whose consciences are seared” (1st Tim … [Read more...]

When Do Believer’s Reach Sainthood?

Does a believer have to die and wait so many years to be declared a saint?What is a Saint? The Roman Catholic Church doesn’t declare every one of its followers as saints. Sainthood is usually reserved for a precious few, and those only by the Vatican, but can the Vatican really declare who is and who isn’t a saint? What does the Bible say about who is and who isn’t a saint? Does someone have to be known publically for their charitable work or work on earth for the Lord and then die and wait … [Read more...]