Bible Questions

  • Jeremiah J Gono on Numbers 8
    What is the role of husband in the King James book
  • WILLIE BROWN on Esther 2
    How did God use Esther's position as queen to reverse the plan of wicked Haman?
  • Dawn Dodgen on Numbers 8
    If Cain is Adam's son, then why is Cain's genealogy different than Adam's, and in John 8:44 Christ, speaking to the scribes and Pharisees, "Ye are of your father the devil.... he was a murderer from the beginning...."? Eve was "beguiled" - (Gr. exapatao) wholly seduce by the serpent, or Satan.

    Cain, in God's Word, is the first murderer.
  • Jesse - in Reply on Genesis 3
    Salvation (Part 5)

    In 1 John 2:18-19, he writes, "Little children, it is the last hour; and according as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come; from this we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they were of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out, in order that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us."

    John is stating that those who are of the antichrist came out from the Christian fellowship. He teaches that the reason they chased after false doctrine and a false spirit, not staying with the fellowship of believers, is because they were never truly believers.

    Sadly, the same is true today. There are many in our churches professing to be Christians, but who have no desire to hear or obey the truth of God's Word. Indeed, many so-called church leaders are not even teaching the Word of God from their pulpits, because they don't want to lose the numbers of people attending their services.

    But the truth from God's Word still differentiates those who are truly saved from those who are just talking and acting like Christians, being devoid of the indwelling Spirit of Christ.

    This is what the Bible teaches about salvation. The change in emphasis from salvation by God to salvation by man is part of the apostasy of the last days. Jesus said believers would be known by their fruits, not by their human works (Matthew 7:16).

    Sorry this was long but I wanted to explain why I believe salvation is permanent, cannot be lost!

    He also said, in Matthew 7:21-23, "Not everyone saying to me, 'Lord, Lord' will enter into the kingdom of heaven; but the one doing the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name? And in your name did we not cast out demons? And in your name did many works of power?' And then I will confess to them, 'I never knew you; depart from me, the ones working lawlessness."
  • Jesse - in Reply on Genesis 3
    Salvation (part 2)

    In the early Church, the requirement for salvation was the presence of God's Spirit dwelling within a person. Paul instructed, in Romans 8:9, "Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, this one is not of Him." In Romans 8:14, he wrote, "For as many as are being led by the Spirit of God, these are the sons of God."

    And again, in Romans 8:16, he instructs that "The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are children of God." Also, in 2 Corinthians 13:5, Paul challenged the church at Corinth: "Examine yourselves, if you are in the faith; prove your own selves, or do you not know your own selves, that Jesus Christ is in you, except you are reprobates?"

    John, writing in 1 John 3:24 supported this same understanding: "And in this we know that He abides in us, from the Spirit whom He has given to us."

    He repeats this same truth, although worded somewhat differently, in 1 John 4:13, "In this we know that we dwell in Him, and He in us, because He has given to us of His Spirit."

    From the preceding scriptures, we see that salvation happens only when God's Spirit enters and remains in a person's spirit, thereby causing spiritual birth. Nothing in the Bible teaches that salvation is accomplished by the repetition of the Sinner's Prayer or through the performance of any other kind of human formula.

    In addition to teaching that God is the sole source of salvation, the Bible also teaches that every saved person is kept by the power of God. Peter writes, in 1 Peter 1:5, that believers are, "The ones who are being kept in the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time."

    Paul writes on the same subject, in Galatians 5:17, "For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are opposing to one another; in order that you should not do what you want."
  • Richard - in Reply on Genesis 1
    First of all I want to say that I appreciate your willingness to talk about it without getting upset, most Christians can't seem to do that these days, and yes, I don't want to cause hard feelings as it don't really matter as to weather were going to heaven or not, but this is what I want to say, In Genesis between verse's 1 & 2 Or 2 & 3, 1 &2 both end with the word "AND" , if I go the the restaurant and order bacon & eggs, I don't mean bring me the bacon now and a year later bring the eggs! My question to you would be simply, where is the scripture that shows anything other than the possibility of a 6 literal day creation & what negates the word "beginning"? Here's another thought, I feel like many old earthers get confused a little between 6000 years & 6000$, 6000 dollars ain't much these days but 6000 yrs!!!is a long long time, think of how far we have come as a people in just the last 120 yrs! We have went from horseback to jet airplanes, from almost 0 technology to almost infinite, from bow & arrow to nuclear weapons, if we can go that far in the last 120 yrs, why is it so hard to believe that this earth was created when God said it was a little over 6000 years ago? My friend, you seem to be well versed in scripture & obviously a Christian, however when you have been fed the dinosaur's could not have been made with man for 40 or 50 yrs. its hard to break that thought process, to me its very simple, if God said it, its true, period!
  • Sharon Bryant on Numbers 8
    Mark 5: 43. He commanded them strictly that no one should know it,

    Why Jesus told them not to tell anyone? Is it because, of His purpose of timeline or the timing need to follow God's way to reach his mission by cross. or. Allow us to believe in him cuz of our sins..

    What if he allowed for the to disclose it... then. people will continue to seek him...which might have slowed him down?
  • Who were the eight souls that were saved with Noaha his wife and children what w on 1 Peter 3
    what were the Names of Noah's children and wife?
  • Yvonne Given - in Reply on Isaiah 41
    Lol i didnt say i would not go to the bathroom or wash.

    And I did read what jesus seid, but I didn't understand it hence the reason for me asking for some wise counsel on it?

    I made a choice to not eat on a Sunday as a sacrifice to the most high.

    What I ment is what dose God mean by works.... And are we supposed to do things like we deam as luxury on the sabbath? Like art... Poetry music or do we use this day to prey, and give thanks to jesus and God.

    If we don't ask questions we don't learn.

    But thank u for attempting to er answer me.

    God bless x
  • Sandra Jordan on Genesis 18
    In Genesis chapter 9, why was Canaan cursed for what Ham, his father did against Noah?
    This is your website to rule as you wish, but why are there no pictures of People of color pictured as LOVING CHILDREN of Father God??? Genesis 1:27 teaches you and the world that the human race is made in the image of Father God. The entire human race does not have white skin. Variety is Father God's Way.

    Isaiah 54:13-14 "And all thy CHILDREN shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy CHILDREN. In Righteousness [Right-Thinking] shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee."
  • Yvonne given on Isaiah 41
    Hey there my name is yvonne given , and I have of late been trying to follow God's law, alot of it I do not understand. For example the sabbath the Sunday it says to do no works ect.... Dose this also mean to fast, not talk and not do well anything that brings pleasure to myself such as art or music? And can we pray to jesus but in or heads or with or mouths?, yesterday I just rested and did absolutely nothing as it says the sabbath was made for man and not man for the sabbath.... I have so meany questions on God's laws and trying to understand them I feel I need like wise counsel but its hard to trust churches and ministrys because alot of them make Monay in christ name. Hope u can help thank bk you
  • Cindy - in Reply on Genesis 3
    You can tell the difference between a true prophet and a false prophet by testing. Compare their messages, prophesies, preaching, spirit, teachings, and works of the prophet with the Bible.

    Matthew 7:15-20 15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. 16Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? 17Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. 18A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. 19Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. 20Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

    True prophets teach the word of God.

    False prophets teach their own words.

    Look at the teachings of Jim Jones of the People's Temple and David Koresh of Waco and compare them to that of Billy Graham and John R. Rice and you will have a clear picture of the differences.
  • Cindy - in Reply on Genesis 1
    Soloman's original name was Solomon as named by his father David. Solomon means peace.

    Joshua's original name was Hoshea as derived from YAHWEH meaning salvation, referring to the Hebrew God. What a name for a great, but mere man!
  • Ron - in Reply on 1 Corinthians 1
    Jesus' death did not cancel the Law He fulfilled the Law. We must not confuse the commandments of Jesus and the law of Moses. The sacrifices of the Law "ye could not be justified by the law of Moses". The law is written in our hearts

    We are not justified by the laws but by the faith in Jesus, the things of the law we do through faith not works. If we look to the law to do the law that is works and we are not saved by works but we are saved by grace and belief in Jesus. Just a few scriptures, and few of Jesus's commandments are; Follow Him, Repent, Don't Lust, Love and pray for your enemies, Love one another, Love God, etc. I know you may not agree but the ten commandments are part of the Law.

    Galatians 5:3 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.4 Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace.

    Colossians 2:16 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:

    Ephesians 2:15-16 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:

    Galatians 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

    God blessings
  • Linda Byrd on Genesis 1
    What was Solomon and Joshua's original name?
  • S Spencer - in Reply on Genesis 3
    Hi John. Today we declare what's written, we have no new prophetic messages to give that's not given in scripture. God gives us his Devine word and the Holyspirit to discern truth.

    In the old testament they used these measures you see in

    Deuteronomy 18:21-22. And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken?

    When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.

    Listen to Moses in Deuteronomy 18:17-18. And the LORD said unto me, They have well spoken that which they have spoken.

    I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.

    That Prophet was Jesus.

    Hebrews 1:1-2. God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake ""IN TIME PAST"" unto the fathers by the prophets,

    Hath ""IN THESE LAST DAYS"" spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
  • Becky - in Reply on Genesis 3
    Can you give me a little more info? Which book:verse etc
  • Becky - in Reply on Judges 7
    The way I understood is it was a promise between God and his creation. He will protect us and we will keep his law. To Covet would be the sin the one person was telling you. Watch "The days of Noah, parts 1-4" on Amazon. That will help a lot. It really was a great series. Just keep watching and you'll see. As far as Jacob, I think he only had 1 wife and a 2nd and there is a story to why that was but I'm still studying the Bible as well.
  • Abigail - in Reply on Genesis 1
    I will pray for you if you do the same and promise not to give up
  • Abigail - in Reply on Psalms 46
    true story
  • Amanda on Judges 7
    Covenant what does this mean? I had someone tell me that covenant meant that you want what someone else has and that it is a sin? I am reading Genesis and in here it does not say that I am confused on this word and its meaning. Also why does Jacob have childeren with other women and he is married. is that not a sin? Rachel is also Jacob's mother's brother's daughter and Jacob marry's her is that not a sin bc that means they are blood kin? I am so confused on this
  • Cynthia Elston on Genesis 3
    What dose it mean when Paul says but now .
  • Cindy - in Reply on Numbers 8
    People use bad words for many reasons. Their friends curse, movies and TV shows are littered with foul language, and they think it's cool to do it themselves. Their parents do it, and they think it's ok. Even some Christians have potty mouthes which cause others to think, "Well if she/he curses, it's okay for me to do it too." But using bad words is most def a sin.

    Exodus 20:7; Deuteronomy 5:11 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

    Ephesians 5:4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
  • Cindy - in Reply on Psalms 1
    A scornful person is one who is disrespectful to others. They scoff and sneer jeer at what others say or do.
  • Brother dan - in Reply on 1 Corinthians 1
    Jesus states the following:

    John 14:15

    "If ye love me, keep my commandments."

    John 14:21

    "He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him."

    John 15:10

    "If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.

    As a true loving christian, how can we argue with what Jesus states about the commandments? In each of the verses above - Jesus uses the word "Love". Love embraces the 10 Commandments and we as loving Christians should be embracing the commandments with Love!

    God Bless
  • John on Genesis 3
    Pls how can someone know differences between the two truth prophet and evil prophet

    And also what are the features to realise their habits

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  • Barbara on Psalms 1
    Who is a scornful person?
  • Monica Anderson on Numbers 8
    Why do people use bad words. Is it a sin to use does words. I no it is dis respect ful

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