Did Jesus Visit Hell? What Does The Bible Teach?

Did Jesus Visit Hell

Many interpret 1 Peter 3:19 where Jesus “preached to the spirits in prison” as Jesus going to hell to preach to these spirits?  Who were these spirits?  The lost or the saved or even the demons?First Peter 3:18-20“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit, in which he went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison, because they formerly did not obey, when God's patien … [Read more...]

How Many Brothers and Sisters Did Jesus Have?

Did Jesus Have Brothers and Sisters

Did Jesus have brothers and sisters?  If so, how many did He have?  Was Mary a virgin?Jesus’ Family Jesus had a human mother and brothers and sisters but His Father was divine.   Jesus’ through His mother Mary was conceived by the Holy Spirit so Jesus had no human father but His conception was by the Spirit of God.   Jesus was also the first born of His family and so by the Old Testament tradition, He received the birthright, being the first born, and in having the largest portion of the fam … [Read more...]

When Was Jesus Really Born? Does The Bible Say His True Birthday?

When was Jesus really born?  Was it December 25th?  Was it in the fall?  Can we even know what day or can we know only the time of year?Is Christmas Jesus’ Birthday? December 25th is the day that people celebrate Jesus’ birthday as Christmas even though we don’t precisely know the date of His birth.  There is speculation that Jesus was born in the fall and not the winter because the shepherds were still abiding in the fields which may not happen during the harshest time of the winter and tha … [Read more...]

Second Coming Of Jesus: What Does The Bible Say About This Event?

Second Coming of Jesus

Does the Bible specify what happens at Jesus return?  What does it say about His second coming?Jesus:  I Will Come AgainJohn 14:1-3 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.”Just before Jesus went to the cross to die for … [Read more...]

Who Wrote The Bible? Why Is It Reliable?

Who Wrote The Bible

Many critics of the Bible say that it was written by man but who are the real authors or who is the real author of the Bible? Is it of man or is it really the Word of God and from God?What the Bible Says About ItselfSecond Timothy 3:14-16 “But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ … [Read more...]

My Top 7 Bible Verses About Hope

Bible Verses About Hope

What are some of the greatest Bible verses on hope?  What do they say about hope?  What are some of your favorite verses on hope?What is Hope? The world’s view of hope is not the same as the biblical definition of hope.  For the world, they hope their team wins the Super Bowl or they hope that they might get a raise at their job, but the biblical definition is remarkably different.  The world’s hope is a “hope-so” but the Christian’s view of hope is a “know-so.”  What does biblical hope do f … [Read more...]