The Age of Accountability: Many people have taught the idea that there is an age at which
a child becomes accountable to God. Is this a scriptural
teaching and if so, what age would it be?
Anger and Sin: Could you explain
Ephesians 4:26, 31. Can we as sinners be angry and not sin?
Are Sins Equal?:
Are all sins created equal? For example, like
comparing someone who committed suicide to someone
who said God's name in vain. Would they both receive
the same punishment?
As God is my Witness:
When a person wants one to believe that they are telling
the truth, why do they say, "as God is my witness"? Where in the Bible does
it say, "as God is my witness"? Does this mean that the person is sincere
and being honest, or does it have any significance at all?
New Creature: Please let me know what is said
about watching movies that contain nudity and bad
Being Troubled About the
Sabbath: Do you have people telling you that you have taken the
mark of the beast by worshipping on Sunday? Do they try to convince
you that you are evil because you do not keep the sabbath? Here are
some pointers on how to handle this confrontation.
and Self Esteem: What verses in the Bible help with increasing
confidence in yourself?
The Blessings of
pain and agony the two sisters went through (Mary
and Martha) in the death of Lazarus, does it mean
sometimes God is happy to see us in pain just for
His name to be glorified? I want more exposure on
how to handle adversities of such nature.
Is it all right
to pierce our body when it is supposed to be the
temple of the Holy Spirit?
Burning Incense: Can
we and should we burn incense to the Lord today? If so,
where can I find it?
A Call to Christian Service:
Why are Christians called to service? Also, what is a calling?
Your Parents: Please tell me what the Bible has
to say about children obeying their parents.
Christians and War: Since God said we should not kill, is it not a sin when born
again Christians in Military services do so?
Common Prayers: I
am new to the bible and all I want to do is learn the common
prayers. I do not know the names, but for example the now I lay
me down to sleep, etc.
the Work Place: My boss says that he is a Christian
but he has been treating me unfairly for years. What
should I do?
Dancing: Many Christians and Churches today are having
dance teams and various other activities dealing with dancing. Is this an example of our loss of conviction or is this in
accordance with a godly lifestyle?
Definition of Grace: What
is grace and what does it do for me?
Do All Hear
the Gospel?: Do all men have a chance to hear
the Gospel before they die? I realize that God
"reveals Himself through His creation," thus, does
one merely have to honor His handiwork if they
otherwise do not hear the message of Christ? This
includes Native Americans before the colonization of
North America. Thank you.
Doubting Salvation: There are many times that I doubt whether or not I am saved. How
can I know for sure that I am saved?
Eating Pork: Eating pork was
indeed prohibited under the law, but what about believers today?
Is it a sin to eat pork or any other meat?
Expository Preaching: I need some help. I am a preacher, an assistant pastor of a
church. I was wondering if you knew of anywhere I could find some courses
for expository preaching? My main focus is to be able
to preach God's word in its fullness and not in my opinion. If
you could help me find anything on this I would appreciate
Fasting and Prayer:
How does one go about
fasting, and what are the different types of fasting?
Fear of Failure: I
became a believer because of the fear of failure. I had failed
in certain important exams throughout life. I am now
an intern lay pastor working. I need to write exams to
be promoted at the office. I realize that I wont have
time to concentrate on my studies because I am now in charge
of a Church. I sincerely need your advice on what to
Financial Help: If
you are struggling to make ends meet financially how should
you approach God to ask for His help?
Sin: Once a Christian asks for forgiveness, is
the sin forgiven and forgotten by our Lord?
Friends of the
Opposite Sex: Men and woman must be very guarded in their
relationship to one another most especially when they are not
married to one another. You need to value not only your
marriage, but the marriage of others as well.
Giving Answers to
Doubters: When non-christians ask us how we know that what
we believe in is the truth, and how do we prove it, how do we
answer that question?
Giving in Secret: Matthew
chapter 6 talks about the left hand not knowing what the right
hand is doing. What does this mean and biblically what is the
meaning of left and right hand in the Bible?
Giving Your All To God:
There are many things you should be doing, like praying and
Bible reading and going to church and more. However, Romans 6:13
outlines how we can give our all to the Lord. You may fail on
many occasions. In fact, if you follow these steps in sincerity,
you may be more frustrated for a time because these steps will
show you many ways in which you fail the Lord.
Supplies Our Needs: Giving to the Lord is not
some sort of maneuver by which we obligate God to
send us money. It all belongs to Him and we can
never put God in obligation to us.
The Habit of Giving: Are we commanded to tithe in the age
of grace? What should we be giving if anything to our local
churches? This article deals with giving of finances but also
with giving of ourselves. What kind of habit should we have
when it comes to giving?
Halloween: I have recently
been told that Halloween is the Devil's holiday, but before
I had always heard that it was a religious holiday. Could
you please clarify which is accurate?
Honouring Parents: The
Bible teaches that children are to honour their parents, but
what if the father is an alcoholic and he deserts the wife
and children? Should they still honour him?
How Can a Christian
Life Touch Others: The Bible refers to this act as “ministering” which
in its basic definition is simply attending to the wants and needs of
others. However, to minister to others one must first be willing to submit
themselves to the Lord in all humility realizing that before they can hope
to help others.
of Attending Church: I have found that I can't
stand going to church. Some of the things just turn me
off. I am having a hard time knowing God because of this
small town that I live in. I don't want to go to another
town to attend, but I should be in church. There's several
small churches and any time I attend another someone in the
town will give me a hard time. Our town is about 700 people.
I want to be in a church and have a church family and I am
not finding that here.
Shameful to God?: Is there a place in the Bible that
says that you shouldn't argue or that it is shameful to God?
Is the Bible True - A Sevenfold
Witness for the Scriptures: How do we know that the Bible is
true? There are many religions in the world and they all claim to
be true. How can we accept Christianity and the Bible with so many
who oppose it?
Jewelry - Is it a sin to wear? I
have read that all sort of necklaces, ear rings, lip
stick, etc. are sinful yet I remember seeing another article
where it was saying that the bride was adorned while marrying.
Could you please provide Biblical verses and wholesome comments?
Lessons for Worship: What lessons can we learn about worship today based on these
warnings and commands about worship in Old Testament times
in Ecclesiastes 5:1-7?
and Earrings For Men: Is it wrong for men to have
long hair and wear earrings?
How should a pastor deal with the lost sheep in his church. For
example - members whose family are drug addicts or youth with a
Making Deals with God: Will God always honor our deals that we make with Him? Statements such as God strike me down if I'm telling a lie, are
popular but does God hold us to these foolish requests?
Marrying an Unbeliever: How important is it to marry someone who knows the Lord Jesus Christ as
Saviour? There are times when it is difficult to find someone who is
saved and yet that you are drawn to. In situations like this, is
it safe for God's people to marry a good person though they are unsaved?
Mercy or Justice?: What is the
basis within God that enables Him to forgive sin, is it on the basis of
His mercy or on the basis of His justice?
Multiplied Trials: My
husband and I have been going through one trial right after
another. How do you know why you are going through the trial and what
can you do to be strong during the trial?
Music for Pleasure:
I've read some of Alan
Ives writings on music. To be blunt - is this something that Baptists
are "nit picky" about? What does the Bible actually say about melody,
harmony, and rhythm? I've also listened to your sermon on music - does
this apply to what we listen to outside of church?
Nakedness: What does
the Bible say about nudity or nakedness?
In many communities all over the world people claim to be saved when they do
not personally know Jesus Christ as Saviour. These people are "Nominal
Christians" or Christians in "name". What can be done in these areas
to reach people?
Others: If a Christian is doing
something that causes me to stumble then they should stop?
And if they don't, what will be their consequences?
The Old Man and
the Flesh: Are the old man and the flesh one and
the same? We read the old man has been crucified with Christ,
and that we are to mortify the flesh.
The Order of the
Home: What does the Bible mean when it says that the man
is the "Head of the home"? What does it all involve?
Part Catholic - Part Baptist:
I am part Catholic and part Baptist. What do I do?
Praying for Patience: Is it wrong to pray for patience?
the Work of God: What steps should one take while preparing
for service to the Lord? It appears that God is willing to use a
multitude of ways to prepare His servants. However, there are
general principles that should be followed unless God intervenes
to reveal that He will do it differently in a particular case.
Public Prayer: I
would like to know where the custom of praying in church came
from. As I try and find it in the Bible, it says that we are
not to pray publicly, but we are to go to our closets and pray
Purgatory - Truth or
Fiction?: What happens to a person who dies with unconfessed sin? Is
there a place between Heaven and Hell where people can go until their
sins are taken care of?
Raising of Hands or Saying Hallelujah in a Worship Service: What
should be our practice concerning external displays of worship in
Preachers: What does the Bible say about men
going to school to be a preacher?
Scripture Memorization: What are some good study tips to
help me remember the Bible?
the Nakedness of Family Members: Is it wrong to
see family members naked?
Suffer: In America we see so little suffering for the cause of Christ. That does not change that there is a Biblical truth about Christians
Vote: A Jehovah's Witness told me that Christians were not supposed
to vote for politicians. I know we are supposed to pray
for them, so why shouldn't we also vote for them?
Sin After Salvation: What happens if a saved person commits a sin and dies before
he asks for forgiveness?
A Single Woman a
Keeper at Home: How can a single woman be a keeper at home with
all of the responsibilities of bills and children?
Sons Growing Up: Is there a
certain age your son will come to when he should be able to make the
majority of his decisions with only suggestions by the parents? Is age
what we as parents should be looking at or maturity?
Standing Against False Doctrine:
I was just
looking at your website and I don't understand why
Christians can write such hateful speech about other
Christians who might disagree or struggle to believe
their point of view.
Steps to Victory Over Cigarettes: I am a born
again believer and I can't put my cigarette smoking
habit away. How do I overcome this? I will not take
the pain and deny my flesh for too long, and it
really discourages me. I worry because I am hurting
my testimony and the entire body of Christ by my
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to Unworthy Rule: How could a Christian submit
to a selfish employer or a corrupt government?
and Modesty: Should we be swimming with those
that are in bathing suits? Are we looking upon their
nakedness? What measures can we take to protect
Commandments - God's Law Handed Down?:
Are the ten commandments
Gods Law handed down? Are they never changing? Do they still apply to
this day and age?
Times of Disbelief: If a Christian finds himself doubting his beliefs and maybe for a while
stops believing, is there any way for him to be saved and forgiven?
Is it possible for such a person to regain his salvation, or can a
period of disbelief never be forgiven by God?
Tithing: What is the
tithe and how should we give it? Also should it be given
from the gross or net?
Vacation Bible School: During the summer months it seems
that churches all over have a weeklong Vacation Bible School in
order to reach out to young people in the community, but what if
your church doesn't have one? Should a Christian miss their own
home church services in order to attend a Vacation Bible School
at another Church?
To Whom Shall We
Pray?: I have
a question. To whom am I supposed to pray? I
believe in it, but who am I suppose to pray if I want to
repent and be saved? our heavenly father or Jesus? or does
it make any difference?
Wearing Shorts To
I am a saved male and wanted to know if it was ok to wear
shorts on extremely hot days. The shorts would pass the knees
and only be worn at work. My pastor said we should cover our
legs past our thighs and be modest in our dress but on hot and
humid days it is almost unbearable.
Where do I Start?:
do I start to learn the Bible? How do I know what to read to change my life? I know
nothing about the Bible.
Who is a Christian?: A Christian is
a person who has come to the realization of their sinful, lost condition and
with a repentant heart turns to the Lord Jesus Christ and in faith accepts
His substitutionary death as payment for their sins.
Responsible for My Sin?: Many people endure all sorts of
abuse and trials in the days of their childhood. One of the
greatest trials of their life is overcoming events of the past.
If someone is not able to overcome these things, who is
responsible for their sin?
Why David: Why did
God choose David to be King and what made him a man after God's
Why God: I know some people that have suffered through some terrible
things and it comes back to the question of "why does
God allow bad things to happen"
Witnessing to Muslims: How
do you get a Muslim to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Saviour if
they believe that Allah is God and think they know enough about the