December 2018 Bible Questions and Answers

  Topics: the age of the earth, miraculous spiritual gifts and eloquence, the sinfulness of politics, how much to give to the church, the pattern of church discipline How many years has the earth been in existence? The majority of modern education teaches that this earth is billions of years old. This is because Darwin’s…

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…

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…

June 2017 Bible Questions & Answers

Topics: Satan’s appearance, gender of angels, James 5:15’s prayer of faith, Melchizedek, Judas Iscariot Why does everyone imagine Satan as red, horned, and evil-looking? The Bible does not give Satan a set description.  He appeared in the form of a serpent to Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:1ff; Rev. 12:9; cf. 2 Cor. 11:3), and he…

February 2017 Bible Questions & Answers

Who or what is the devil?  Who created the devil and why does God allow him to have so much power?  Is he an evil spirit?  Why is he always referred to in the male gender?  Was the serpent in Genesis 3 the devil? “Devil” comes from the Greek diabolos and literally means “slanderer” or…

January 2017 Bible Questions & Answers

Romans 5:7 says, “For one will scarcely die for a righteous person — though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die.”  Is there a difference between “good” and “righteous”? “Righteous” in Romans 5:7 comes from the Greek term dikaios.  By contrast, “good” in Romans 5:7 comes from the Greek term agathos. There are…

December 2016 Bible Questions & Answers

Do our loved ones who’ve gone on rest only?  Are they aware of those they’ve left behind? Death is often referred to as “sleep” in the Bible (Matt. 27:52-53; John 11:11-13; Acts 7:60; 1 Cor. 15:6, 18, 20; 1 Thess. 4:13-17; 2 Pet. 3:4).