Bible Question Archive
Bible Question Archive
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According to Galatians wouldn't keeping the Sabbath bring us into bondage?

Chapter 4 speaks of observing special days and such as 'beggarly elements'. If this is the case, is...

Are all foods now clean?

Is it ok to eat unclean foods now like pork, shrimp, catfish and the like?...

Are all the gifts of the Spirit available to the church today?

This caller asks if spiritual gifts are available to the church today. More specifically are dramati...

Are Christian holidays really biblical?

Are Christian holidays really biblical? There is no command to celebrate Christmas and Jesus probabl...

Are Christians Messianic Jews?

Are Christians Messianic Jews? If not, what is the difference between a Christian and a Messianic Je...

Are Christians who take the Lord's name in vain a danger to the church?

Is one of the greatest dangers to the church people who take the name of Christ but live like the de...

Are Christmas Trees Biblical?

In Jeremiah chapter 10 it seems to be speaking about Christmas trees. Are they idolatrous?...

Are dinosaurs Satan's animals?

Are dinosaurs Satan's counterfeit creatures from before the flood? Pastor Doug believes they existed...

Are God and Jesus the same person?

Do Christians worship three Gods or one?...

Are Jesus and Michael one and the same?

Who is Michael the Archangel in the Bible? Is this Jesus? Jesus is certainly not an angel and Michae...

Are Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit one and the same?

Is Jesus, God, and the Holy Spirit one and the same? No, since Christ at His baptism prays to the Fa...

Are Lucifer's angels in chains?

Are Lucifer's angels in chains right now? For practical purposes they are restricted to this world. ...

Are people conscious after they die?

In Ezekiel chapter 32 it seems to indicate that those who have died will be able to speak from hell....

Are sins passed down in families?

Can the sins of parents be passed down from generation to generation? Exodus 20 speaks of 'visiting ...

Are the Commandments still valid today?

Has the law been done away with? Since we are under grace do we still need to obey it?...

Are the Egyptians in the Bible the same people who built the pyramids?

Are the Egyptians that the Israelites were delivered from the same Egyptians that made the pyramids?...

Are the prophecies of Matthew chapter 24 literal or figurative?

In Matthew chapter 24 it speaks of the sun being darkened and the stars falling from heaven. Will th...

Are there 3 heavens described in the Bible?

Are there three heavens? The Hebrews spoke of three heavens. The first is where the birds fly, the s...

Are there warnings against following false teachers?

Does the Bible warn us about false teachers who say we do not need to keep the commandments? 2 Peter...

Are those who have committed suicide going to be saved?

Is it possible for someone who ended their own life to be in heaven? Are there any Bible passages o...

Are we accountable for what we don't know?

Are we accountable for what we don't know? Well, it depends on whether we turned away from the oppor...

Are we coming back to earth after Satan's reign?

Are we coming back to earth after Satan's reign? The Bible says the meek will inherit the earth. Whe...

At the end times, what happens to those not part of the 144,000?

At the end of time what will happen to those who are not part of the 144,000? Will they be destroyed...

Can a Christian be saved without going to church?

Is it really necessary to join with a body of like-minded believers in regular worship services? Do...

Can a person who loses their mental abilities lose salvation?

Can a person who loses their mental abilities lose their salvation? Some people who experience accid...

Can Christians be perfect like Jesus?

Do we have the option to be 'perfect' like Christ? Is it even something to be considered to fully ov...

Can Jesus be God and the Son of God?

If Jesus is God, how can He also be the Son of God? The marriage union illustrates the oneness of Go...

Can people be born homosexual?

Are people born gay? Is there a such thing as a gay gene? If so, what would the spiritual implicatio...

Can people be saved after the rapture occurs?

Can people be saved after the rapture occurs? Pastor Doug explains that when Christ comes there will...

Can people really talk to the dead?

Can people really talk to the dead? The Bible clearly teaches we are not to attempt to talk to the d...

Can Satan Cast Out Satan?

In Matthew 12 Jesus speaks of Satan casting out Satan. What does this mean? And what does it mean wh...

Can someone be saved if they don't keep the Ten Commandments?

Will a person be lost if they don't keep all ten of the Ten Commandments? If so, how is that not leg...

Can the dead come back and visit us?

Can the dead come back and visit us? Doesn't the witch of Endor prove a dead person can speak to us?...

Can we sin in our thoughts?

Can we sin in our thoughts if we don't put them into action? Jesus says in Matthew 5 that in our hea...

Can we take the book of Revelation literally?

Can we take the book of Revelation literally? Revelation has a literal implication, but there are sy...

Can you explain the New Moon's and Sabbath?

According to Isaiah 66, New Moons and Sabbaths will be observed in the new earth. What does it mean ...

Clarify the Bible's guidance for remarriage.

Do I have grounds for remarriage? What does the Bible say? Matthew 5 lays out grounds for divorce. T...

Did God Create the Devil?

Where did the devil get his evil propensities from?...

Did God create the entire solar system when He created the earth?

Did God create the entire solar system when He created the earth? Pastor Doug shares that on the fou...

Did Israelites have moral standards before the Ten Commandments?

Did the Israelites have moral standards before the Ten Commandments were given from Mt. Sinai? The l...

Did Jephthah offer his daughter as a sacrifice?

In Judges 11 Jephthah makes a vow to offer as a sacrifice whatever came out of his house after God g...

Did Jesus give Peter the keys to the kingdom of heaven?

In Matthew chapter 16 Jesus seems to give the keys to the kingdom of heaven to Peter and He speaks o...

Did Jesus Make Alcohol?

Didn't Jesus turn water into wine at the wedding feast in Cana? Does that mean that its ok for Chri...

Did Jesus make reference to the 70 weeks of Daniel 9?

In Matthew chapter 18 Jesus mentions that we should forgive 70 x 7 times. Is this a reference to th...

Did Moses and Elijah go directly to heaven when they died?

Did Moses and Elijah go directly to heaven when they died? There is evidence in Jude that Moses was ...

Did Satan tempt Christ to commit suicide?

Did Satan tempt Christ to commit suicide? Jesus' three temptations cover all temptations. Suicide is...

Did the Bible stories really happen? -Part 1

Did the Bible stories really happen like Adam and Eve, Noah's ark and Jonah and the whale? The Bible...

Did the Bible stories really happen? -Part 2

Did the Bible stories really happen? This is the second in a two-part question. This broadcast conti...

Did the Witch of Endor call up the dead?

Who did the Witch of Endor call up from the dead? Was it actually the dead prophet Samuel?...

Do angels or other worlds keep the Sabbath?

In the new earth, 'all flesh' will come to worship God on Sabbath. Does this include angels and the ...

Do Christians go to heaven immediately after they die?

If you're generally a good person, when you die do you go directly and immediately to heaven? What ...

Do near death experiences reveal truth about the spiritual world?

Do near death experiences reveal truth about the spiritual world? Never base your understanding on a...

Do people go to heaven immediately after they die?

In Daniel chapter 12 it speaks of people being resurrected. If they are resurrected, does that mean...

Do the Old Testament laws still apply today?

Non-believers sometimes point to Old Testament laws, like stoning adulterers, as evidence that they ...

Do we have to pay tithe according to the New Testament?

Do we have to pay tithe according to the New Testament? It's important to ask if these Old Testament...

Do we really have a free choice in life?

If God has a plan for our lines,do we no longer have a free choice? The Bible tells us we are to cho...

Does God create evil? Does He send evil to people?

In Isaiah chapter 45 it says that God is the Creator of evil? What does this mean? Isn't God only ...

Does God judge governments?

Does God judge governments, and if so on what basis? The Bible says God does judge governments....

Does Jeremiah 10 speak against Christmas trees?

Does Jeremiah 10 speak against Christmas trees? It actually speaks of making a wooden idol. People c...

Does Jesus bring with Him the believers who have died when He comes?

Who will be with Jesus when He returns to take His people home?...

Does Romans 14 teach that the Sabbath is done away with?

Verse six seems to indicate that we don't need to regard certain days. And verse 5 seems to say tha...

Does the anointing of oil on the sick for healing still apply today?

Does anointing people with oil mentioned in James 5 who are sick still apply today? Sure it applies....

Does the Bible mention Native American origins?

Does the Bible have anything to say about Native Americans? Genesis 11 tells us the whole earth was ...

Does the Bible say Christians shouldn't gamble?

Does the Bible say Christians shouldn't gamble? The Bible says we need to be faithful with our money...

Does the Bible say that its ok to eat meat?

There are some who teach that we should not eat certain kinds of meat but doesn't the Bible say in t...

Does the Bible say that Satan will impersonate Jesus?

Does the Bible say that Satan will impersonate Christ at the end? The Bible says false Christ's will...

Does the Bible say that tithing is required of Christians today?

Does the Bible say that tithing is required of Christians today? Everything belongs to God. We ackno...

Does the Bible say we should judge sin in other Christians?

What does it mean to judge? 'Thou shalt not judge' is a verse that is probably quoted more than ot...

Does the Bible say women should not be preachers?

Does the Bible say women should not be preachers? Paul does speak of some issues with women, but not...

Does the Bible say women should not wear clothes similar to men?

Is it ok to cross-dress? Does the Bible have anything to say about this?...

Does the Bible support a pre-tribulation or post-tribulation rapture?

Does the Bible support a pre-tribulation or post-tribulation? There are many Scripture stories of Go...

Does the Bible tell us exactly who to marry?

Does the Bible tell us exactly who to marry? The Bible gives guidelines for the type of person to ma...

Does the 'holy laughter' movement have any support in Scripture?

Does the 'holy laughter' movement have any support in Scripture?...

Does the reference to fat and blood in Leviticus 8 apply to us today?

Was the prohibition against eating fat and blood a part the Old Covenant and only applicable to the ...

Elaborate on Bible texts which show there is not a secret rapture

Elaborate on Bible texts which show there is not a secret rapture. A careful reading of Matthew 24 p...

Elaborate on Jesus as the 2nd Adam and the 6000 year theory.

Elaborate on Jesus as the 2nd Adam and the 6,000 year theory. There have been 6,000 approximately si...

Elaborate on the relationship between church and state

No government can survive without the last six of the ten commandments, but when a government seeks ...

Explain about the resurrection that occurred at the death of Jesus

Does the Bible say who was included in this resurrection and did they ascend afterwards into heaven?...

Explain about the significance of the year 1844 and the heavenly sanctuary.

What happened in 1844? What was the significance of it and is there a sanctuary in heaven?...

Explain Biblical guidelines for sex in marriage?

Explain Biblical guidelines for sex in marriage? Bible teaches that sex is more than for procreation...

Explain dietary guidelines on clean and unclean meats.

Explain dietary guidelines on clean and unclean meats. The Bible does talk about clean and unclean a...

Explain dual application prophecy and the relation to typology.

Explain dual application prophecy and the relation to typology. God does not function in the linear ...

Explain how Jesus was in the tomb 3 days & 3 nights.

If Jesus died on Friday and rose on Sunday, how could He have been in the tomb for 3 days and 3 nigh...

Explain how Samuel's spirit appeared to Saul in 1 Samuel 28?

Explain how Samuel's spirit appeared to Saul in 1 Samuel 28? The Bible says to never go to a witch, ...

Explain how some will not die until they see the kingdom of God.

What did Jesus mean when He spoke of some not dying until they saw the kingdom of Heaven?...

Explain in John 3 on being born by water and the Spirit.

Explain in John 3 on being born by water and the Spirit. If a person believes in the Lord and the Bi...

Explain Jesus' instructions regarding using swords.

Explain Jesus' instructions regarding using swords. There is a misunderstanding of Jesus' words in t...

Explain on being absent from the body, but present with the Lord.

What does the Bible mean when it says, 'to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord'? ...

Explain the meanings of the messages to the seven churches in Revelation.

Explain the meanings of the messages to the seven churches in Revelation. There are three meanings t...

Explain the parable of the rich man and Lazarus and the eternal hell fire.

Explain the parable of the rich man and Lazarus and the eternal hell fire. If we try to interpret th...

Explain the secret rapture and the Bible references for it.

Explain the secret rapture and the Bible references for it. It is true that we will be carried away ...

Explain the Trinity?

Could you explain the trinity? There are many references in the Bible to three distinct beings, yet ...

Explain what the word apostle means.

Explain what the word apostle means. Today we think of an apostle as one of Jesus' followers. It sim...

Explain why adultery is the only exception for divorce.

Should divorce be allowed in the case when abuse is present be it physical, mental, or emotional? W...

How can a Christian be secure in the judgment?

How can a Christian be secure in the judgment? Christians around the world struggle in their walk wi...

How can I feel God answering my prayers?

How can I feel God answering my prayers? Elijah's experience in the wilderness teaches us that even ...

How can I pray for some money?

How can I pray for some money? The Bible tells a story about a woman in great financial need. Elisha...

How can Jesus leave us peace, but also say he came not to bring peace?

How can Jesus leave us peace, but also say he came not to bring peace? Christ did not come to bring ...

How can the smoke of a sinners' torment rise forever?

How can the smoke of a sinners' torment rise forever? If we take this literally, it would be a hideo...

How can we tell the false from the true Christ's appearing?

How can we tell the false from the true Christ's appearing? The Bible gives us several indicators to...

How could God destroy the earth by the great flood?

How could God destroy the earth by the great flood? It broke God's heart when He saw how far mankind...

How could the apostles be accused of getting drunk on new wine?

How could the apostles be accused of getting drunk on new wine? You can't get drunk on grape juice. ...

How did God get there in the first place if there was nothing here?

How did God get there in the first place if there was nothing here? That's a good question and if an...

How did Jesus heal the blind man in Mark 10?

How did Jesus heal the blind man in Mark 10? God knows what we need before we ask. Jesus asked what ...

How did we come across the different races in the world?

How did we come across the different races in the world? Some people have speculated that Noah's thr...

How do I encourage people to trust in God?

How do I encourage people to trust in God? The story of Job shows us how to trust God in difficult t...

How do we know the 144,000 aren't literal Jews from the 12 tribes?

How do we know the 144,000 aren't literal Jews from the 12 tribes? I believe they are not literal Je...

How do we know the Bible is accurate in origin and translation?

How do we know the Bible is accurate in origin and translation? There are basically three manuscript...

How do we know which day of the week is the Sabbath?

The seven-day weekly cycle has remained constant throughout history, is a strong argument for the Bi...

How do you balance forgiveness and righteous anger?

How do you balance forgiveness and righteous anger? Turning the other cheek deals with interpersonal...

How do you explain that the dead can not speak to the living?

How do you explain that the dead can not speak to the living? You need to be very gentle with people...

How do you know if you are called into the ministry?

How do you know if you are called into the ministry? First, you will have evidence in your heart tha...

How do you know if you have true faith?

How do you know if you have true faith? If you are feeding your soul everyday with the Word of God, ...

How do you know when the Sabbath starts and ends?

God has given us clear divisions of time, including our 24-hour days, so keeping the Sabbath, even i...

How do you really know when God is trying to give you a message or tell you something?

What is the will of God for our lives and how can we be certain? Does the Bible give any insights o...

How do you renew your mind when you've fallen away from God?

How do you renew your mind when you've fallen away from God? If you come to God the way you are, the...

How does a pastor have a balanced life?

How does a pastor have a balanced life? It is a challenge. You need to have a good partner if you ar...

How does a person fast?

How does a person fast? Don't go without water. Talk to your physician. There are different ways to ...

How does Romans 14 fit with biblical direction to avoid unclean meat?

How does Romans 14 fit with biblical direction to avoid unclean meat? The issue of clean and unclean...

How does the Lord guide us in finding a mate?

How does the Lord guide us in finding a mate? Put this before the Lord. God found a mate for Isaac a...

How does the mark of the beast relate to buying and selling?

How does the mark of the beast relate to buying and selling? References in Scripture to the 'hand an...

How does the Trinity work?

How does the Trinity work? Moses wrote how God is one, but also wrote of how a husband and wife beco...

How far should a Christian go to forgive?

How far should a Christian go to forgive? We should forgive no matter how someone responds. Christ f...

How good are the newer versions of the Bible?

How good are the newer versions of the Bible? Yes there are definitely dangers to be aware of. I pre...

How important is it to seek Godly counsel when making decisions?

Proverbs chapter 11 speaks of the safety in having a multitude of counselors. Doesn't God speak to ...

How long did Jesus stay on earth after his resurrection?

How long did Jesus stay on earth after his resurrection? We know from the Bible that Jesus ascended ...

How long will heaven and hell last?

Are both heaven and hell eternal?...

How many of each animal did Noah take on the ark?

How many of each animal did Noah take on the ark? It talks about two categories of animals, clean an...

How often should you visit the grave of your loved ones?

Do our loved ones know when we're visiting their gravesite? Do they hear us when we speak to them?...

How to balance church unity with sound doctrine?

How to balance church unity with sound doctrine? Is it safe to unite when we compromise doctrine? Sh...

How will the Lord provide in the last days when we can neither buy nor sell?

How will the Lord provide in the last days when we can neither buy nor sell? Like the Israelites who...

If a good person dies without accepting Jesus, will they be in heaven?

If a good person dies without accepting Jesus, will they be in heaven? There are people in the world...

If a person could be cloned, would all of the clones go to heaven?

If a person could be cloned, would all of the clones go to heaven?...

If God is jealous, isn't He imperfect?

If God is jealous, isn't He imperfect? It is normal to be grieved by a wandering spouse. The problem...

If God knew Adam and Eve would sin, why did He test them?

If God knew Adam and Eve would sin, why did He test them? Parents do not get a written guarantee tha...

If I stop taking my medicine is that suicide?

Could a slow death still be considered suicide? If my meds are all that are keeping me alive and I ...

If interpreted, is it still biblical to speak in tongues today?

If interpreted, is it still biblical to speak in tongues today? I believe that there are counterfeit...

If Jesus died for our sins, why are Judas and Pilate condemned?

Did God plan that Judas was born for the purpose of betraying Jesus and then Judas would be thrown i...

If no one but the Son of Man has gone to heaven, how could Enoch have gone to heaven?

If no one but the Son of Man has gone to heaven, how could Enoch have gone to heaven? You need to lo...

If we are living in the last days, should I stay in school?

If we are living in the last days, should I stay in school? We can know Jesus is coming soon, but we...

If we have backslidden, is it possible to regain our salvation?

If we have back slidden, is it possible to regain our salvation? We have examples in the Bible of Ch...

I'm confused about the Sabbath, can you help?

Though we are under grace, freed from the penalty of the Law, we still need to keep God’s Ten Comman...

In heaven, do the leaves from the tree of life heal our sinful cravings?

In heaven, do the leaves from the tree of life heal our sinful cravings? After the resurrection and ...

In the Apostles' Creed, why does it say Jesus descended into hell?

In the Apostles' Creed, why does it say Jesus descended into hell? The Apostle's Creed is not Script...

Is a red heifer sacrifice a sign of the end times to the Jews?

Is a red heifer sacrifice a sign of the end times to the Jews?...

Is abortion o.k. if the life of the mother is at risk?

Is abortion o.k. if the life of the mother is at risk? There is a reference in Scripture about someo...

Is circumcision still required today?

Is circumcision still required today? In Acts 15 the Jerusalem Council gave summary advice to the Ge...

Is Fornication Always a Sin?

Is sex before marriage wrong? Does the Bible have anything to say about it?...

Is God pro choice or pro life?

Is God pro choice or pro life? Human life is sacred. An unborn baby is sacred to God no matter what ...

Is hell eternal?

Is hell eternal? There are two principal views among Christians. It is clear the wicked will be puni...

Is it a sin to be intimate on the Sabbath?

In Isaiah chapter 58 it says that we should not do our own pleasure on God's holy day. What does thi...

Is it a sin to not work on the first day of the week?

The first day of the week has no special significance anywhere in the Bible, and it is not a sin to ...

Is it a sin to worry?

Is it a sin to worry? It can be. The Bible tells us to not be anxious for anything. Jesus said not t...

Is it biblical to remarry if one is divorced?

Is it biblical to remarry if one is divorced? The Bible teaches in 1 Corinthians 7 about believing a...

Is it normal for bad things to happen to Christians?

Is it normal for bad things to happen to Christians? Yes, it is normal. There are examples in the Bi...

Is it ok to go to a college of different faith?

Is it OK to go to a college of different faith as long as you are solid in your own faith? The views...

Is it possible to lose one's salvation?

Is once saved always saved truly Biblical? Can a Christian really lose their salvation once they've ...

Is it safe to seek guidance from a psychic?

In forensic science, sometimes when they can't solve a cold case file, they have been resorting to m...

Is it unhealthy to eat pork?

Is it unhealthy to eat pork? Pork takes the longest to digest, it has a high salt content, and it ha...

Is it wrong to expect God's protection when facing calamity?

Is it wrong to expect God's protection when facing calamity? We ought to do what we can, using commo...

Is it wrong to receive blood transfusions?

Is it wrong to receive blood transfusions? Christians are clearly commanded to not eat blood. A bloo...

Is Jesus the Son of David or the Son of God?

What does Mark chapter 12 mean when it says 'The LORD said to my Lord?' If Jesus is the Son of David...

Is private baptism without a pastor biblically valid?

Is private baptism without a pastor biblically valid? The Bible establishes that there is an authori...

Is Sabbath keeping necessary for salvation?

Many people who broke commandments will be in heaven because they didn’t understand God’s will. Once...

Is secular reading like Harry Potter ok for a Christian?

How selective should a Christian be about what they read? Are things like Harry Potter ok? Does Sc...

Is seductive dress in church good?

What do I do about seductive dress in church and my pastor? Should I talk with him about it? The Bib...

Is sex on the Sabbath wrong?

Is sex on the Sabbath wrong? Before sin entered our world there were things God created for our enjo...

Is speaking in tongues biblical?

Is speaking in tongues biblical? One of the gifts of the Spirit is tongues. But, it is not an indica...

Is stopping dialysis considered suicide?

Is stopping dialysis considered suicide? This is a difficult question. You need to pray and ask God ...

Is the 7th day Sabbath a ceremonial feast day?

What's the difference between the Mosaic Law and the Ten Commandments? Is the Sabbath a ceremonial ...

Is the 'abomination' the attempt to again sacrifice a red heifer?

Is the 'abomination' the attempt to again sacrifice a red heifer. Some people believe the Jews will ...

Is the Antichrist on earth now?

Is the Antichrist on earth now? Revelation 17 speaks of a beast power raises his head several times ...

Is the Bible the only trusted source of truth and inspiration?

Is the Bible the only trusted source of truth and inspiration? The Bible is the foundation for all t...

Is the bread and wine literally the body and blood of Christ?

Is the bread and wine literally the body and blood of Christ? When Christ instituted this ceremony, ...

Is the covenant with Abraham still in effect?

Is the covenant with Abraham still in effect? When God gave Abraham the promised land, did he in his...

Is the diet mentioned in Genesis chapter 1 sufficient for today?

Genesis chapter 1 seems to speak of primarily a diet of fruits, nuts, and grains. Is this all that ...

Is the limitation of women ordination biblical or simply cultural?

Is the limitation of women ordination biblical or simply cultural? My belief is that it is a biblica...

Is the new rock-n-roll music beat fine for church?

Is the new rock-n-roll music beat fine for church? One of the trends in the church today is to use m...

Is the voice of the Son of God the voice of the archangel?

Is the voice of the Son of God the voice of the Archangel? Michael, the archangel, is another title ...

Is there a biblical purgatory?

Is there a biblical purgatory? There is no Scripture that mentions purgatory or that once a person d...

Is there any Scripture that supports children witnessing to their parents?

Is there any Scripture that supports children witnessing to their parents? Yes there are examples of...

Is there any sin that is not committed willfully?

Is there any sin that is not committed willfully? We can have attitudes of sin that we may not be co...

Is there anything wrong with jumping and clapping in church?

Is there anything wrong with jumping and clapping in church? The Bible tells us that all things shou...

Is your inner voice the voice of God?

Do you ever hear your inner voice speaking to you or do you receive impressions? Is this from God o...

Isn't praying for something once enough?

Isn't praying for something once enough? No, because prayer is more than informing God of our needs,...

Once you are saved, are you always saved, or do you need to be saved every day?

Once you are saved, are you always saved, or do you need to be saved every day? There are many examp...

Please explain about the woman's seed bruising the serpent's head.

Please explain about the woman's seed bruising the serpent's head. This speaks about the war between...

Please explain what the second death is spoken of in the book of Revelation

Revelation chapter 20 says that death and hell were cast into the lake of fire and that this is the ...

Should Christians be able to trace their calling back to the disciples?

Should Christians be able to trace their calling back to the disciples? I think the Bible is clear t...

Should Christians keep Sabbath like the Orthodox Jews?

We don’t need to accept man-made rules added to Sabbath observance, but Bible principles do apply, a...

Should Christians keep the Passover?

Should Christians keep the Passover? I think every Christian should keep the Passover through the Lo...

Should drunkards be held responsible for crimes?

Should drunkards be held responsible for crimes when they blackout and don't recall what they did? I...

Should homosexuality in the church be allowed?

Should homosexuality in the church be allowed? The Bible has clear and strong words to say against h...

Should the church still celebrate the feast of tabernacles?

Should the church still celebrate the feast of tabernacles? There are some groups that practice the ...

Should We Let Our Kids Celebrate Halloween?

Is Halloween pagan or Christian and is it ok for Christian children to participate in it? Is it pos...

Should we pray to Jesus or to God?

Should we pray to Jesus or to God? Almost every reference in Scripture is to pray to the Father in C...

Should you give money to people asking for handouts?

Should you give money to people asking for handouts? The Bible clearly encourages us to give to peop...

Was God's law and the Sabbath changed?

Though we’re under grace, we’re obligated to keep the Ten Commandments out of love for God. Shouldn’...

Was it o.k. for Rahab to lie?

Was it o.k. for Rahab to lie? Did God excuse her sin? She apparently repented of her sin and was sav...

Was Jesus a created angel?

Was Jesus a created angel? Jesus tells us in Revelation that He is the Alpha and the Omega who alway...

Was Jesus a vegetarian?

Was Jesus a vegetarian? There are references to Jesus eating meat. He at the Passover lamb and He at...

Was Judas chosen to be Lost?

Did Judas have a choice whether or not to betray Jesus or was he 'chosen' or 'predestined' to be los...

Was the law about clean and unclean meat ended with the old covenant?

Was the law about clean and unclean meat ended with the old covenant? There are certain laws that pr...

Was the world created in six literal days?

Was the world created in six literal days? Some have suggested that it was six thousand or six milli...

What About Cremation?

Is it ok to be cremated? Does the Bible have anything to say about this?...

What about paganism in the church?

What about paganism in the church? There are a few books that are very helpful on this topic. When y...

What are Nephilim and do angels marry?

Genesis chapter 6 speaks of the Sons of God marrying the daughters of men. Who are the Sons of God?...

What are the requirements for baptism?

What are the requirements for baptism? The Bible says a person should repent and be taught the basic...

What are the seven last plagues and when will they occur?

What are the seven last plagues and when will they occur? Revelation 15 and 16 tells us about these ...

What can I do on the Sabbath?

The Sabbath is not a time for buying and selling. See how you can follow the example of Jesus, fully...

What day is the Seventh day?

Although the seventh day comes at different times in different parts of the world, it is consistent ...

What day was the Pentecost?

The Pentecost took place on Sunday. The disciples began their work of spreading the gospel on Pentec...

What did Jesus mean when He said, 'Do not judge.'?

What did Jesus mean when He said, 'Do not judge.'? This verse is often misapplied. Christ said, 'If ...

What did Peter's vision with the sheet of unclean animals mean?

What did Peter's vision with the sheet of unclean animals mean? This is not a passage where God is t...

What do the references to stars in the Bible mean?

What do the references to stars in the Bible mean? The reference in Numbers speaks of Jesus, not Kin...

What does it mean in 1 Peter 3 when it says Jesus preached to the spirits in prison?

What does it mean in 1 Peter 3 when it says Jesus preached to the spirits in prison? Does it mean Ch...

What does it mean that some wouldn't die till they saw the kingdom?

What does Matthew chapter 16 mean when speaking of some not dying till they see the kingdom? Since t...

What does it mean to be absent from the body and present with the Lord?

In second Corinthians chapter 5, Paul seems to indicate that as soon as we die we are in the presenc...

What does it mean to blaspheme against the Holy Spirit?

What does it mean to blaspheme against the Holy Spirit? This does not have to do with making verbal ...

What does it mean to fear the one who destroys body and soul mean?

What does it mean to fear the one who destroys body and soul mean? This talks about persecution. The...

What does it mean to take God's Name in vain?

Is saying OMG, "Oh My God", "Oh My Gosh", or "Gee Whiz" akin to taking the Lord's Name in vain?...

What does the Bible mean when it says judgment begins at the house of God?

In first Peter chapter 4 it speaks about the judgment beginning with believers. What does this mean...

What does the Bible mean when it speaks of unknown tongues?

First Corinthians chapter 14 seems to indicate when a person speaks in an unknown tongue, no man can...

What does the Bible say about alcohol and marijuana?

What does the Bible say about alcohol and marijuana? I believe Christians should not do either. It's...

What does the Bible say about eating meat?

What does the Bible say about eating meat? The original plan by God for man was to be vegetarian. Bu...

What does the Bible say about magic tricks?

What does the Bible say about magic tricks? Christians should hold fast to that which is true and av...

What does the Bible say about women elders or preachers?

What does the Bible say about women elders or preachers? Men and women are equal before God in value...

What does the Bible teach about contraception?

What does the Bible teach about contraception? I think a man should be responsible and be able to su...

What happened to the tribe of Dan?

What happened to the tribe of Dan? In Revelation 7 Dan and Ephraim are not listed. There are meaning...

What is a spiritual Jew?

What is a spiritual Jew? Any Gentile who accepts Jesus automatically becomes a spiritual Jew. Pastor...

What is biblically permissible entertainment?

What is biblically permissible entertainment? Philippians gives us guidelines to think about things ...

What is God's real and personal name?

What is God's real name? How do you pronounce God's name? Does it matter which name we use for God?...

What is Jesus doing in the heavenly sanctuary and why is it taking so long?

What is Jesus doing in the heavenly sanctuary and why is it taking so long? Jesus is pleading His bl...

What is the age of accountability for kids?

What is the age accountability for kids? Children mature in the understanding of right and wrong at ...

What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit and when does it occur?

What is the baptism of the Holy Spirit and when does it occur? Holy Spirit works in different degree...

What is the mark of Cain?

What is the mark of Cain? The Bible does not say. I don't believe God put a big check on Cain's fore...

What is the most important verse in the Bible?

What is the most important verse in the Bible? If you ask 10 people you will get 11 answers! Pastor ...

What is the original diet? Do we need vegetables?

What is the original diet? Do we need vegetables? The original diet in the Garden of Eden did not i...

What is your opinion of 1 Corinthians 11 and head coverings?

What is your opinion of 1 Corinthians 11 and head coverings? Whenever we build a doctrine, we need t...

What moral laws beside the 10 commandments do we still need to keep?

What moral laws beside the 10 commandments do we still need to keep? There were civil laws, health l...

What role will the US play in Bible prophecy?

What role will the US play in Bible prophecy? The Bible speaks of two beasts in Revelation 13. There...

What season and month was Jesus born?

Was Jesus born in September instead of December? Does the Bible give any clues as to when His birth ...

What type of work is allowed on the Sabbath?

On Sabbath, we should set our regular work aside and spend quality time with God. Works of ministry ...

What was God's original diet in the Garden of Eden?

What was God's original diet in the Garden of Eden? Genesis speaks of a diet of fruits, grains, nuts...

What was Paul's 'thorn in the flesh'?

What was Paul's 'thorn in the flesh'? Most scholars believe it probably had to do with his vision. W...

What was the light God made at the start of creation?

What was the light God made at the start of creation? If God made the sun on the fourth day, where d...

What was the purpose of laying on of hands and does it apply today?

What was the purpose of laying on of hands and does it apply today? There are many references in the...

When during the 7 year tribulation period will the rapture occur?

Can we exactly pinpoint when the rapture will occur? When does the 7-year tribulation period start?...

When Jesus died did the trinity suffer?

When Jesus returns, will God the Father be with Him? Jesus tells a parable in Matthew 25 that tells ...

When Jesus returns, will God the Father be with Him?

When Jesus returns, will God the Father be with Him? According to Jesus before the High Priest, they...

When prayers to Mary are answered, does that mean we should pray to her?

Is God the only one who answers prayers? If a person prays to Mary and that prayer is answered, doe...

When should we give up on saving a soul?

When should we give up on saving a soul? There is a balance. The Bible says some fields are more rip...

Where did Cain's wife come from?

Where did Cain's wife come from? Later in Genesis 5 Adam and Eve had sons and daughters so he eviden...

Where do sinners go when they die?

Where do sinners go when they die? There are lots of wacky theories out there. The Bible says they s...

Where in the Bible are dinosaurs mentioned?

Where in the Bible are dinosaurs mentioned? Dinosaur is a modern word so it is not in the Bible. But...

Where is the ark of the covenant and Noah's ark? Will they be found again?

Where is the ark of the covenant and Noah's ark? Will they be found again? The Bible indicates the a...

Where is the line between persisting in prayer and vain repetition?

Where is the line between persisting in prayer and vain repetition? Jesus warns us in Matthew 5 not ...

Who are the 144,000?

Who are the 144,000? Where are these people coming from? Information on this is found in Revelation ...

Who are the 7 kings mentioned in Revelation chapter 17?

In verse 10 of Revelation chapter 17 it says that 5 are fallen and one is and one is yet to come. W...

Who are the giants mentioned in Genesis chapter 6?

Were the giants mentioned in Genesis chapter 6 unnatural offspring? What made them giants?...

Who are the kings who receive power for one hour in Revelation?

Revelation chapter 17 mentions 10 kings that receive power for 1 hour with the beast. What does thi...

Who are the people whom God will pour His Spirit upon?

According to Joel chapter 2 is it all believers in the end-time that will have God's Spirit poured o...

Who is the 8th beast mentioned in the book of Revelation?

Revelation chapter 17 speaks of an 8th beast that was of the seven? What does this mean? Who is th...

Who is the beast with 7 heads and 10 horns in Revelation?

Revelation chapter 17 describes a woman riding this strange beast that's full of blasphemy. What do...

Who is the great multitude mentioned in Revelation chapter 7?

Revelation chapter 7 describes a large group of people clothed in white robes. Who are they?...

Who was Melchisedec?

Who was Melchizedek? The Bible tells us he was a king/priest in Genesis 14. Abraham, after returning...

Who was the first author of the Bible?

Who was the first author of the Bible? The first was Moses that we know of. He probably the first bo...

Who will be on the earth during the 1000 year reign of Christ?

Who will be on the earth during the 1000 year reign of Christ? Your question is based on a misguided...

Why did God allow the baby boys to be killed under Herod's decree?

Why did God allow the baby boys to be killed under Herod's decree? The caller also asks about whethe...

Why did God destroy Achan's family when only Achan sinned?

Why did God destroy Achan's family when only Achan sinned? Achan and his family knew that he had tak...

Why did Israel and Judah always go to Egypt?

Why did Israel and Judah always go to Egypt? Its because Egypt was the cradle of civilization at tha...

Why did Jesus call Mary 'woman' instead of mother?

Why did Jesus call Mary woman instead of mother? The term woman used to address a female today sound...

Why did Lot give his daughters to the crowd?

Why did Lot give his daughters to the crowd? It was a middle eastern custom that when you have guest...

Why did the dogs not eat Jezebel's hands, head and feet?

Why did the dogs not eat Jezebel's hands, head and feet? It was prophesied that Jezebel would be eat...

Why didn't God forgive Adam and Eve?

Why didn't God forgive Adam and Eve? Why did God commit suicide? God is not only a loving Father, bu...

Why do Christians attend church on Sunday?

It’s clear the Christian church began to gradually compromise and adopt pagan customs such as worshi...

Why do pastors scare people about hell?

Why do pastors scare people about hell? Pastors will try to motivate people and go beyond what the B...

Why do people try to discredit the writings of the Apostle Paul?

There are lots of disputes about the writings of Paul. In second Peter chapter 3 it mentions scoffer...

Why do some churches not have crosses?

Why do some churches not have crosses? In the New Testament the word is typically used in a symbolic...

Why does God allow evil in the world?

Why did God allow evil in the world? God did not make a devil. But why did he permit evil and not pr...

Why does God allow Satan to inflict evil on our world?

Why did God allow Satan to inflict evil on our world? If, as soon as Lucifier and his followers sinn...

Why does God judge His people?

Why does God judge His people? The Bible says all will stand before the seat of Christ. It makes sen...

Why does God let the devil do bad things?

Why does God let the devil do bad things? Parents have no guarantee that their children will always ...

Why does God refer to Himself in the plural form in Genesis chapter 1?

If God is one, why does He refer to Himself in the plural form? What does the Bible mean it says tha...

Why does Satan attack God's followers?

Why does Satan attack God's followers? The Bible tells us Elijah went to heaven in a fiery chariot, ...

Why does the dragon in Revelation 12 have seven heads and 10 horns?

Why does the dragon in Revelation 12 have seven heads and 10 horns? The Bible shows that the dragon ...

Why doesn't God stop evil and does it really matter if we go to church?

Why doesn't God stop evil and does it really matter if we go to church? I'm a parent and I don't wan...

Why doesn't the apostle Paul command Sabbath observance?

The fact that the New Testament is silent on the subject of the Sabbath is the loudest argument that...

Why doesn't the day for a year principle apply to every prophecy in the Bible?

Why doesn't the day for a year principle apply to every prophecy in the Bible? If the prophecy gives...

Why doesn't the new year start the day after Christmas?

Why doesn't the new year start the day after Christmas? Our calendar is a convoluted mess and we can...

Why don't people use modern music?

Why don't people use modern music? We should sing a new song unto the Lord. There are new songs that...

Why is Jesus' genealogy traced through Joseph?

Why is Jesus' genealogy traced through Joseph? Matthew's genealogy traces it through the literal par...

Why is Jesus taking so long to return?

Why is Jesus taking so long to return? We need to ask another question, Is the plan of salvation jus...

Why is the Trinity not mentioned in the Bible?

Is the teaching of the Trinity Biblical? There seem to be various groups of believers that are chal...

Will a husband and wife know each other in heaven?

Will we know each other in heaven? Will we recognize each other in heaven or will our glorified bodi...

Will getting tattoos keep people out of the kingdom?

Will getting tattoos keep people out of the kingdom? Some people have come to the Lord who already h...

Will good deeds done just before death save a bad person?

Will good deeds done just before death save a bad person? If a person is living a wicked life and fi...

Will good people from different denominations be saved?

Will good people from different denominations be saved? The Bible is clear that many will come from ...

Will I be saved if I don't keep the Sabbath?

It depends on your understanding—but once you understand truth, you need to honor it. The Sabbath co...

Will our pets be in heaven?

Will our pets be in heaven? Does the Bible have anything to say about that?...

Will the church go through the tribulation?

Will the church go through the tribulation? Were the children of Israel saved from the plagues in Eg...

Will the millennium reign be in heaven or earth?

Will the millennium reign be in heaven or earth? When the Lord descends from heaven, which direction...

Will this planet be the new earth after the second coming of Jesus?

Will this planet be the new earth after the second coming of Jesus? Yes, God's original plan for our...

Will we have wings in heaven?

Will we have wings in heaven? I don't know that we will have literal wings, but there are references...

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