What Should You Look For In A Church?

What characteristics should you look for in a biblically solid church?Expositional Preaching If you are at a church that does not preach from the Word of God, then you are at nothing more than a social gathering like a country club, because if they are not preaching the Word, they are not feeding the flock, and they are being disobedient to Christ’s commands to feed His sheep (John 21:17). The Apostle Paul tells Timothy to “preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, reb … [Read more...]

How Do I Know When God’s Trying To Tell Me Something?

Outside of the Bible, how can you know if God is trying to tell you something?What is Obvious The most obvious place to start with knowing what God is trying to tell you is the Bible, because in the Word of God He reveals His will to you and to me in plain words. We don’t have to guess because we can know. We’re to be giving “thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1st Thess 5:18), and we should “not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by … [Read more...]

Who Translated The King James Bible?

Who translated the King James Bible and why? Authors of the Bible The true Author of the Bible is not man. It is as the Apostle Paul said; “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness” (2nd Tim 3:16). This is so that the woman and “the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work” (2nd Tim 3:17). The Apostle Peter, speaking for the other apostles, wrote “we did not follow cleverly devised myths when … [Read more...]

Can The Bible Be Proven?

Can the Bible be proven as true? The Spirit’s Help The first thing that should be mentioned is that Scripture cannot be understood without the Holy Spirit’s intervention. Even the nature of our sinful state, the identity of Who Jesus Christ is, and the desire to repent and trust in Christ is all a work of the Spirit of God. The Apostle Paul wrote that “The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because the … [Read more...]

Should Anything Be Added To The Bible?

Should there be anything added to the Bible today? What about those who do?Another Testament of Jesus Christ? There are serious warnings for anyone who adds to or takes away from the Word of God, the Bible. In the Book of Revelation, which is Jesus’ revelation and not the Apostle John’s, it is written: “I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words of th … [Read more...]

How Does The Bible Apply To Me?

How does the Bible apply to us today? Is it still relevant for our lives in this day and age?Prescriptive verses Descriptive Most students of the Bible understanding that there are some Bible verses are prescriptive while others are descriptive. For example, the Mosaic Laws were given only to Israel as a way of identifying them as God’s people and marking them as separate from the pagan nations around them. They were not to practice those things that the pagan nations did, such as having s … [Read more...]