Were There Dinosaurs on the Ark?

Were There Dinosaurs On The Ark

Were dinosaurs on the Ark?  Is there any biblical evidence for this?  Were dinosaurs still around at the time that the Bible was written?Why the Ark?Genesis 6:5-8 “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.  And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him to his heart. So the Lord said, “I will blot out man whom I have created from the face of the land, man an … [Read more...]

Is Gambling a Sin According to the Bible?

Is Gambling A Sin

Is gambling a sin?  Does the Bible address this issue?  What can we learn from the Bible as to whether gambling is a sin or not?Decide for Yourself I am going to provide you with some Bible verses and see if you can decide for yourself whether you believe that gambling is a sin or not.  I hope you will read the following Bible verses to determine whether you think it is okay for a believer to gamble or if it can lead a person astray and cause them to stumble.  If you can reach a decision aft … [Read more...]

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...]

What Is the Difference Between Calling and Chosen in the Bible?

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Are believers called or are they chosen?  What is the difference between these two?  Do they conflict with one another?Chosen by God R.C. Sproul wrote an outstanding book called “Chosen by God” and I highly recommend this book from one of the greatest theologians in the last 100 years.  He sees a believer’s election as an effectual one.  That is, when God calls someone He enables that person to respond to that call in faith.  Jesus Himself chose the disciples and God’s word also says that we … [Read more...]

Why Is Pride A Sin in the Bible?

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What are the reasons that pride is sinful?  What is it about pride that God hates?God is at War with the Proud James 4:6 says that “God resists the proud but gives grace to the humble.”  The Greek word for opposes or some translations say resist is literally “to range in battle against” and humble is “those of low degree”, or literally “not rising far from the ground” so this Bible verse should actually read that God is in battle with or at war with the proud but gives grace or favor to the … [Read more...]

What is the Purpose Behind the Gospel of Matthew? A Bible Study

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Why did Matthew write the gospel bearing his own name?  What audience was he writing to?  What was the purpose for the gospel of Matthew?Who was Matthew? Matthew was ascribed to be one of the writers of the gospel with his name on it.  He was apparently one of the twelve disciples and his former occupation was that of a publican.  A publican was an official of the Roman government that must have been well paid, so that the fact that Matthew simply walked away from a comfortable life of ease … [Read more...]


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