August 2018 Bible Questions and Answers

Topics: elders and the marriage qualification, children and baptism, divorce and remarriage, confessing faith with one’s mouth, the plan of salvation If an elder is widowed, can he still be an elder? If he remarries, can he be an elder again? Elders are also called bishops (overseers) and pastors (shepherds) in the New Testament (Acts…

June 2018 Bible Questions and Answers

Topics:  how dinosaurs died, fasting, adultery in one’s heart and eyes, acts of worship, giving, singing, the mission of the church, why there are so many churches How did the dinosaurs die? “Dinosaurs” (deinos sauros, “fearfully great lizard”) were not known by that name until 1841. Over the two decades prior to 1841 hundreds of…

May 2018 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics:  Revelation 7:14’s “great tribulation,” women’s scriptural role in evangelism, how God can forget our sins when He is omniscient, dancing, why Jesus asked “Why hast Thou forsaken Me?”, the age of accountability, how to start a congregation of Christ’s church Do we currently live in the “great tribulation” referenced in Revelation 7:14? The key…

April 2018 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics:  “once saved, always saved,” Satan the dragon, the Holy Spirit & apostolic inspiration, re-baptism Please explain why people believe in “once saved, always saved.” The idea of “once saved, always saved” (as is commonly known in Protestant circles currently), or its original concept of “perseverance of the saints” (as it was originally taught in…

March 2018 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics:  Satan’s origins, smoking cigarettes, withdrawing fellowship from congregations, the children qualifications of elders and deacons, the law applying to Gentiles during the Old Testament Where did Satan come from? Satan is not eternal.  “For by him (Christ) ALL THINGS were created, IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH, VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE…” (Col. 1:16).  That would include…

February 2018 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics: the Destroyer (1 Cor. 10:10), Anna the prophetess and women leadership in the church, God hearing sinners’ prayers, Peter’s denial of Christ and free will, the exclusivity of the church of Christ Who is the Destroyer mentioned in 1 Corinthians 10:10? 1 Corinthians 10:9-10  9 We must not put Christ to the test, as…

January 2018 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics: evidence for the global flood, evidence of Jesus’ resurrection, Jesus occupation & means of receiving support, how far one can stray from Bible teaching and still be part of the church What evidence is there that the global flood of Noah really took place? This answer will share only a few examples of the…

December 2017 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics:  who can partake of communion, social drinking and 1 Timothy 5:23, lifting holy hands, the identity of the death angel in Egypt, the meaning of Revelation’s “shortly come to pass”, the reason God created us 1.  Is the Lord’s Supper for anyone who has ever been baptized, or is it just for faithful members…

October 2017 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics:  the souls of animals, the Christian and self-defense, the definition of adultery, “visiting the sins of the fathers unto the third and fourth generation” Do animals have souls? Solomon said that both man and beasts experience life and death (Eccl. 3:19).  In that way they are the same. Yet when one looks at the…

September 2017 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics:  how to teach that there’s one church, how to teach one must obey in order to be saved, why God no longer directly communicates with men, why suffering takes place How do you teach someone that there is only one church? The book of Ephesians provides a very clear and logical train of thought…