Monthly Archives: January 2017

If Jesus paid the price for our sin, why do we still suffer the consequences of our sin ?

The Bible gives the good news that Jesus paid the price for our sin ( Ephesians 1:7), yet in many ways we still suffer the consequences of our sins. For example, a drug dealer may become a Christian in prison, … Continue reading

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Are children punished for the sins of their parents?

Children are not punished for the sins committed by their parents; neither are parents punished for the sins of their children. Each of us is responsible for our own sins. Ezekiel 18:20 tells us, “The soul who sins is the … Continue reading

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What does the Bible say about using/doing drugs ?

The Bible does not directly address any form of illicit drug use. There are no express prohibitions against cocaine, heroin, ecstasy (MDMA), or methamphetamines (Meth). There is no mention of marijuana, cannabis, peyote, magic mushrooms, or acid (LSD). Nothing is … Continue reading

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If Jesus was the Son of God, why did He call Himself the Son of Man?

This sounds like some kind of contradiction at first glance, but in fact there is no contradiction. An examination of Scripture reveals that the phrase “ Son of Man” carries broad significance. First of all, even if the phrase “Son … Continue reading

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Was Jesus really the Messiah ?

The word “ Messiah” means ” Anointed One,” the name given to the promised Deliverer who would some day come to the people of Israel as their great Savior and Redeemer, “ anointed” as Prophet, Priest, and King by God … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Ever Seen God ?

No human has literally seen God. (Exodus 33:20; John 1: 18; 1 John 4: 12) The Bible says that “God is a Spirit,” a form of life that is invisible to the human eye. ( John 4: 24; 1Timothy 1: … Continue reading

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What does it mean to pray in Jesus’ name ?

Prayer in Jesus’ name is taught in John 14:13-14, “And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I … Continue reading

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