Does The Bible Teach God Will Not Give Us More Than We Can Handle?

Is it true that God will never give us more than we can handle? What verse is that?Tests, Trials and Temptations The Bible uses the word tests, temptations, and trials almost interchangeable because the same word used for tests, temptations, and trials comes in the Greek word “peirasmos” and means “an experiment, a trial,” or “proving” so God doesn’t send tests or trials to break us but to strengthen our faith but to also show us how weak or strong it is. God isn’t trying to find out somethi … [Read more...]

How Can I Know God’s Will For My Life?

How can you find God’s will for your life? His Revealed Will We don’t have to see God’s will for your life as a mystery to be solved because the Scriptures clearly teach that God’s will is knowable and is doable. The Apostle Paul identifies several things that are God’s will, for example, we are to “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1st Thess 5:18), and “this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality” ( … [Read more...]

Are You Called To Be A Missionary?

How could you possibly find out if you are being called to be a missionary?Already on Mission? One missionary was asked, “How do I know if God is calling me to be a missionary?” The missionary asked, “Have you already been on mission in your community, at work, and in your family?” If someone has never even once witnessed about Christ, then they may not have that calling at all, or at least yet. Jeremiah described his calling like a fire in his bosom which he could not restrain (Jer 20:9), s … [Read more...]

Jesus Told Us, “You Be Perfect” But How Is That Possible?

Since Jesus said we are to be perfect as our Father is perfect, how is this humanly possible since all sin and fall short of God’s glory?Fallen Mankind The phrase, “No one’s perfect” is absolutely true. The only thing that humans can say that is perfectly true is that, we’re not! The gap between a holy God and sinful man is so far to bridge that it would take an act of God to reconcile us. Of course, that’s what happened on the cross (John 3:16), but why was such a brutal, torturous passion … [Read more...]

What Does Backsliding Mean?

What does backsliding mean? Can a Christian backslide?Backsliding from What? If you or someone else is said to have backslidden, this must mean they had to have slid forward in the first place, so what is backsliding? Some definitions include an occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense, a falling back into sin or error, reverting to old, bad habits or lapsing in religious practices or going back into certain vices from a state of virtue, and even morality, which means … [Read more...]

Why Did Jesus Have To Die On The Cross?

Why did Jesus have to come and die on a cross? Why was this necessary?Why Sin is Deadly The Apostle Paul reminds each of us who think we might be a good person that “None is righteous, no, not one” (Rom 3:10), not you, not me, not anyone! The fact is “no one understands; no one seeks for God” (Rom 3:10), because “All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, not even one” (Rom 3:12). Does this offend you? If it does, then you haven’t come to terms with your ow … [Read more...]