Responses to Questions

Does God Use Deception? (1 Kings 22:13-28)

Does God Use Deception? (1 Kings 22:13-28)

Does God ever approve of us using deception? Does God Himself ever use deception? And if there’s a yes to either of those, how do we reconcile that with the command not to bear false witness? Do we have inconsistencies here?

Responses to Questions: Part 13

Responses to Questions: Part 13
  1. How do you explain Genesis 6:3 that says the lifetime of man will be 120 years when Noah lived to be 950 and even later Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and others all lived many years more than 120?  It seems that the 120 restriction wasn’t put into effect until the time of Moses.

  2. I believe in 1945 95% of the people believed and called on the name God the father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. I believe in 2018 40% of the people believed and called on the name of God the father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. What changed? The Lord is the same today, tomorrow, and forever. What changed?

  3. Can you expound on our responsibility to orphans and widows as stated in James 1:27?

Responses to Questions: Part 12

Responses to Questions: Part 12

Responses to the Following Questions:

  1. Please explain Isaiah 30:20 - “Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them."

  2. According to 1 John 2:20 and2:27, I have received an anointing. What anointing did I receive? And who is the Him when it is “from Him”? Is this God the Father, God the Son, or God the Holy Spirit?

Responses to Questions: Part 11

Responses to Questions: Part 11

Responses to the following:

  1. What does it mean to be delivered to Satan (1 Cor. 5:5; 1 Tim. 1:20)?

  2. I believe bad health, old age, and waiting to die is a burden. What did Jesus mean in Matthew 11:28-30

Responses to Questions: Part 10

Responses to Questions: Part 10

Responses to 3 questions related to Giving:

  1. Please explain Matthew 6:22-23: “The eye is the lamp of the body…”

  2. Do we have to give every Sunday?

  3. Should the collected funds of the church be used for the needs of non-Christians or only toward Christians?

Responses to Questions: Part 7

Responses to Questions: Part 7
  1. How should we use the term “Christian”?

  2. What will happen to the unimmersed on the Day of Judgment?

  3. Why do we not come together for prayer gatherings in response to crisis like past generations did?

Responses to Questions: Part 6

Responses to Questions: Part 6

We tackle the following questions:

  1. If it were not for your faith in the Bible, then what other convincing reasons do you have for why it is unwise or wrong to live together with a partner without being married first?

  2. What is grace?

  3. What is faith?

  4. What does Paul mean when, in Romans, he speaks of “saving faith”?

Responses to Questions: Part 4

Responses to Questions: Part 4

We explore biblical principles to apply to 2 questions:

  1. Is it okay with God for a Christian to marry a non-Christian?

  2. Is it wrong for a Christian to play the lottery? What about gambling in general?

Responses to Questions: Part 3

Responses to Questions: Part 3

Responses to the following questions:

1. Are we making an idol out of the cross?
2. What is a scriptural divorce and what isn’t?
3. As children of God, are we sinning when we are afraid to die?

Responses to Questions: Part 2

Responses to Questions: Part 2

Responses to these questions:

1. In the absence of scriptural leadership, how does a congregation operate?

2. Is there a book, chapter, and verse which tells us Jesus was 33 when He died?

3. What are some of the differences between the Sadducees and the Pharisees besides the denial of resurrection by the former?