A question people sometimes ask, “If Jesus was sinless why did He need to be baptized by John the Baptist?” Matthew 3:13-15 states, “Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John to be baptized by him. But John tried to prevent Him, saying, ‘I have need to be baptized by You, and … More Why Was Jesus Baptized?
We can get thousands of sermons and Bible studies about any subject on our phones in seconds, which leaves us asking the question, “Since I can get the answer so easily why should I study the Bible?” For accuracy! Today, anyone can write anything they want, put it on the Internet and call it truth. … More Study the Bible for accuracy
Is it a sin to have tattoos or piercings? The Bible states in Leviticus 19:28, “You shall not make any cuts in your body for the dead nor make any tattoo marks on yourselves: I am the LORD.” NASB The quick answer is no! This verse is speaking to Israel, and unless you are an Israelite, you … More Is It A Sin To Have Tattoos?
Why must a new mother remain unclean longer for birthing a girl than a boy in Leviticus 12? This question was brought up by John Cedars in his vlog, “My top 10 most immoral bible verses,” where he implies God is so against women that He made a law that requires a new mother to … More Is The Mandate In Leviticus 12:1-5 Unfair Treatment To Women?
I recently heard a YouTube presentation in which the host asked this question, “The Bible is to be the moral book, how then is slavery permissible?” John Cedars, My top 10 most IMMORAL bible verses, Cedars’ vlog no. 124 7/4/16 The verse he is referring to is found in Leviticus 25:44-45 which states, “As for … More How God Views Slavery
A few weeks ago it was raining pretty hard and I drove past an accident. It was clear what had happened, the car had run into a dividing barrier at the tollbooth. This person was indecisive about the direction he wanted to go and at the last moment he changed his mind, right into an … More Indecision Can Kill
Have you ever had one of those days where immediately upon waking an issue arises that you cannot do anything about? This morning I faced an similar issue and then the war in my mind began. This war was between trying to think good thoughts or dwell on the issue all day. In prayer I … More A Continual Feast In Your Heart
Many of us spend much of our lives confused, wondering what God’s will is for our lives. We are afraid of doing wrong or making the wrong decision, thinking if I do wrong God won’t talk to me anymore. But the gracious love of God is displayed all over the Bible showing us that even … More What Is God’s Will For My Life?
Do you really want to be as close to God as you think you do? The fortune cookie said, “To think is easy; to act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult of all.” No, I do not get my advice from fortune cookies, but when I saw this I thought, … More Act As You Think
About two years ago, while I was studying, I ran across a blog post called, “Jesus married to Mary Magdalene: a Historical Fact.” written by Simcha Jacobovici. When I first read this post I was in disbelief anyone would think this. I then asked myself, is it possible? Could Jesus have been married? Although I … More Was Jesus Married?