Since we’re saved by grace alone, what does this mean about our obedience to God? How do these two work together. Grace Clearly, Christians know that they are saved by grace and not by works. The Apostle Paul makes it clear that it is “by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. (Eph 2:8-9), so “it… Read more

What is the reason that not many Christians share their faith with the lost? Imperative Command When Jesus was about to return to heaven and be seated at the right hand of the Father, Jesus told His disciples, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all… Read more

Even though the Bible reveals that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, why don’t the Jews believe in Him? The Messiah Arrives Since the gospel was first introduced in Genesis 3:15, the people of God have been waiting for their Redeemer, and even Job declared long ago, “For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth” (Job 19:25), however the Jews, God’s chosen people, have been waiting for the Messiah, but clearly, the… Read more

How far must an adult child go to care for their elderly parents? Is it sin to place them in a nursing home? Honoring Your Parents When God gave the Ten Commandments, the first four are vertical and are directed toward Him, but the next six are horizontal, and they deal with how we relate to one another, and the very first horizontal commandment given to our relating to one another is the commandment to honor our father and mother… Read more

Since God is all-powerful, why doesn’t He heal everyone who prays for it? Gift of Healing The Bible speaks about the different gifts given to the church and the gift of healing is one of those gifts. To start with, it’s a gift, so this gift is not from us. We are not the source of that gift; God is. Some may have this gift because it is God’s prerogative, but they might not even know it, but others might… Read more

There are biblical reasons that believers should love Muslims, while there is no room for hate. Enemies of God The Apostle Paul never did try to tiptoe around the Word of God. He said, “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly” (Rom 5:6), and so, “God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Rom 5:8). Even more incredibly, “while we were enemies we… Read more

Why do we tend to ignore women disciples of Jesus? Here’s reason why we shouldn’t. Who are Disciples? Jesus said in Luke 14:33, “So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple,” but what is a disciple of Christ, and who are His disciples today? The word disciple comes to us from the Old English word discipul (fem. discipula) which comes from the Latin discipulus, meaning, “pupil, student, follower,” and said… Read more

Sometimes we take a single Bible verse and use it out of context, but what’s the danger in that? The Whole Bible Today we have access to the very breath of God, so says the Apostle Paul who wrote, “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness” (2nd Tim 3:16), and it is so “that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work” (2nd… Read more

The Beatitudes have many lessons for us, so here is what Jesus was teaching in Matthew chapter 5. Jesus’ Audience When Matthew chapter 5 opens, Jesus saw the crows and went up to a mountain, and “his disciples came to him” (Matt 5:1c), so this greatest sermon, at the beginning, might have appeared to only be for the 12 disciples, but His sermon continues into chapter 6 and up to the end of chapter 7, where Jesus concludes it, and… Read more

God doesn’t desire more religious people; God desires more disciples after Jesus’ own heart. Read more

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