Monthly Archives: October 2016

Should a Christian use a dating service to find a spouse ?

The Bible doesn’t talk about Christian dating services. In fact it doesn’t even tell us how to “date” or “court,” whichever we call the process we use to get to know a potential mate. In the Bible times, these did … Continue reading

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Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian ?

For a Christian, dating a non-Christian is unwise, and marrying one is not an option. Second Corinthians 6:14 (KJV) tells us not to be “unequally yoked” with an unbeliever. The imagery is of two incompatible oxen sharing the same yoke. … Continue reading

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Is saying ‘OMG’ or words like ‘geez’ still taking the Lord’s name in vain ?

The idea of “taking the Lord’s name in vain” is first found in Exodus 20 when Moses receives the Ten Commandments. The third commandment states, “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the … Continue reading

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Is it okay to get tattoos if they are of a Christian nature ?

Some Christians have found that having tattoos gives them more credibility, and thereby more possibilities of evangelism, with some groups of people. So what about Christian tattoos? Obviously, a tattoo of a cross is “better” than a tattoo of a … Continue reading

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What does the Bible say about drinking alcohol / wine ?

Scripture has much to say regarding the drinking of alcohol ( Leviticus 10:9; Numbers 6:3; Deuteronomy 29:6; Judges 13:4, 7, 14; Proverbs 20:1; 31:4; Isaiah 5:11, 22; 24:9; 28:7; 29:9; 56:12). However, Scripture does not necessarily forbid a Christian from … Continue reading

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What happens to those who have never heard about Jesus ?

All people are accountable to God whether or not they have “heard about Him.” The Bible tells us that God has clearly revealed Himself in nature ( Romans 1:20) and in the hearts of people ( Ecclesiastes 3:11). The problem … Continue reading

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Can a Christian lose salvation ?

First, the term Christian must be defined. A “Christian” is not a person who has said a prayer or walked down an aisle or been raised in a Christian family. While each of these things can be a part of … Continue reading

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