Why Atheists Call Christianity “Foolishness”

Why Atheists Call Christians Foolish

There is a never ending procession of online debates and discussions between those who believe in God and those who do not. In many, if not all, of these conversations atheists will submit that belief in God, the Bible, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, prayer, miracles, and/or any combination of these, is ridiculous, silly, or foolish. As I pondered the many times that I have seen this idea being fired at me, and others, this passage came to mind. Let us look at it and see that God knew that … [Read more...]

Why Is Baptism So Important For Christians?

It is not uncommon today to find Christians who have never been baptized. Likewise, many people who have trusted Jesus as their Savior as adults see no need for baptism because they were baptized as infants. However, the Bible teaches that baptism is very important. For this reason, it is important to know why baptism in so important for Christians.What did Jesus say about baptism? Before Jesus ascended into heaven, He gave His last earthly instructions to the disciples. He commanded His … [Read more...]

Is There Biblical Reasons for Christians to be Vegetarians?

Christians and Vegetarians

Many Christians are eating a vegetarian diet?  Is it solely for health reasons?  Are there biblical reasons to be a vegetarian? Was Jesus a Vegetarian? Certainly, there is sufficient evidence that Jesus was not a vegetarian because He ate fish (Luke 24:42-43) and it would seem strange if He were because He multiplied both bread and fish when He fed the five thousand plus (Matt 14:17-21).  In the beginning, God gave mankind permission to eat meat (Gen 9:2-3) and Jesus Himself declared all foods … [Read more...]

Can a Christian Be Possessed By a Demon?

Can A Christian Be Demon Possessed

Is it possible for a Christian to be possessed by demons or by the Devil?  Is the Bible silent on this or is there Scriptural evidence for whether a believer can or cannot be possessed?Can Believers be Possessed? The Bible does not come right out and explicitly say that a believer cannot be possessed by demons or the Devil but we do know that unbelievers can and have been (Matt 17:14-16; Luke 8:27-33).   Some infer that Peter was possessed by Satan when Jesus told him “Get behind me, Satan! … [Read more...]

Should Christians Study Other Religions and Faiths?

Studying other Religions

Is there value for the Christian to study other religions and faiths?  If so, what value is there or should we even be studying other beliefs.Study to Show Thyself Approved Christians already know that they should study the Bible on a regular, hopefully daily basis as the Scripture says “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2 Tim 2:15).  If I came up to you and had only three minutes to be save … [Read more...]

Should Christians Live Together Before Marriage?

Is Soul Sleep Biblical

No matter where you are in the world, attitudes and beliefs about marriage differ. This has resulted in many couples living together without being married. Many Christian couples are now deciding that they will do the same. The reason for this is unclear, but one thing is for certain, Christians are adopting the beliefs and practices of the world in increasing numbers. With this in mind, Christians should know the answer to the question, “Should Christians live together before marriage?”The d … [Read more...]