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...]

Should Christians Listen To Secular Music?

Can a Christian listen to secular music and not be sinning?  Does the Bible give us freedom to do this?  What principles does the Bible give about this subject?Secular Music Just because something is secular doesn’t necessarily mean its evil.  Even though the definition of secular is something that is detached from the religious and considered worldly by definition, we cannot throw out everything that is secular just because it is not religious, can we?  Just think of the many things that ar … [Read more...]

What Is Intercessory Prayer? How Are Christians To Use This Type of Prayer?

What is Intercessory Prayer

What is intercessory prayer?  How does it work?  How are Christians supposed to pray this type of prayer?The Intercessor Because of Jesus’ death we have access to the throne of heaven and to God the Father and “Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.  For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without si … [Read more...]