As we notice the events taking place around us in this world; an increase of wars and rumors or wars, economic crisis, famines, natural disasters, mass shootings and deadly diseases, many wonder, when will all this be put to an end. Is Christ really coming again? Let us dig through the sure promises of God’s word concerning His second coming and find out how we are to prepare for that time! Continue Reading
Wine or alcohol making is something which was done very early in history and something that is even more common today. Though the taste of some fermented beverages are not too pleasant, many are addicted to this liquid drug. Is drinking alcohol a sin, or does God allow us to drink in moderation? What about 5%? Though science has shown benefits and also risks of moderate drinking, let us go through some of the many bible texts concerning the use of alcohol to see what the Lord approves.
The question has been asked, “is Jesus our Sabbath rest? Did Jesus fulfill the Sabbath?” Hebrews chapter 3 and chapter 4 is used to justify this teaching. Jesus our Sabbath rest is a concept which basically teaches that Christ freed humans from the works of the Law. Is this true? Let us walk through the bible to discover the real truth to this bible question!
Many are constantly trying new and old methods of evangelism in their aim of winning large numbers of souls to Christ. Some make the quantity of people giving their life to Christ their motivation factor in spreading the gospel. The question was asked, how important are numbers to God in spreading the gospel? Let us briefly walk through what the bible has to say about this topic.
The term “Predestination” is understood by many in to be the divine foreordaining of all that will happen, especially with regard to the salvation of some and not others. John Calvin interpreted biblical predestination to mean that God willed eternal damnation for some people and salvation for others.
A very common text is Matthew 15:11 which is often used to justify that the dietary laws for clean and unclean animals are no longer binding. Many have drank or eaten just about any and everything that can be consumed: octopus, bats, pork, frogs, lizards or even mice. Was the bible giving the license for the consumption of any and every kind of “food” when it mentioned, ” Not that which goes into a man that defiles him“?
The expression “first begotten of the dead” or “firstborn of the dead” has caused much perplexity. Let us walk through the bible to understand this sacred truth!
Skeletons, spiders, Jack O’ Lanterns, bats and many other decorations are installed. Blood dripping, dark spooky parties, strange occult chants, abnormal behavior, demons and devils throughout the cities and towns. Kids dressed in unusual costumes, like witches, zombies, vampires, etc. and go begging for treats from door to door, or cause mischief to those who refuse. Continue Reading
The question was asked, do we still need to keep the ten commandments? Many in Christendom today, no longer believe the ten commandments to be necessary to us at present. What saith the bible? Did God say anywhere in scripture we are to stop keeping the commandments? And will God’s People be keeping his commandments all to way to the end of the world?
There are many suspicions as to what the mark of the beast is. Some of those are: it is a tattoo of 666, it is a supercomputer in Russia, it is a chip beneath the skin, or even some strange barcode on the forehead, etc. However, no matter how crazy or plausible these suspicions may sound, there is only one meaning to this text. God is the author of absolute truth, and we seek to reveal that truth through this study, the real meaning of the mark of the beast.