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Christianity --Youth Issues: virginity!, immoral acts, personality traits
immoral acts, personality traits, personal matter: HI Joseph, this is a personal matter :¬) The Israelites were under all such regulations of the Law, but Christians are not under that Law, including its regulations about engagement or marriage. (Romans 7:4, 6; Ephesians 2:15; Hebrews 8:6, 13) However...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Way of Salvation, e burns, question pool
e burns, question pool, apostle: Hi Michael. I just found this question in the question pool. I don t know if this is still awaiting an answer, but it so, would you re send the question to Apostle of Christ L.E. Burns, and I can address it, if it is still required of you.. Thanks Mr...

Christianity --Youth Issues: ???, savior jesus christ, newness of life
savior jesus christ, newness of life, e burns: Hi Kasey.... Sorry to hear about your parents and their non-belief, but pray that the Lord will show them their need as time goes on! Kasey, one does not need to get baptised in a church. Jesus didn t, and many of the disciples didn t. Any christian can...

Christianity --Youth Issues: its urgent, fleshly desires, kene
fleshly desires, kene, divine nature: Hi Kene. Why would you want to ever stop masturbating? I m over 60, married, and masturbate sometimes, when the wife hasn t been feeling well...! Masturebating isn t anymore a sin, that eating when one is hungrey, or drinking when one is thristy! It only...

Christianity --Youth Issues: its urgent, apostle paul, psalm 63
apostle paul, psalm 63, bad thoughts: Chapter 26 Masturbation—How Can I Fight the Urge? “IT IS a very strong addiction,” said a young man who struggled with masturbation for over 15 years. “It can be just as habit forming as any drug or alcoholic beverage.” The apostle Paul, however, did...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation, homosexual act, pastor don
homosexual act, pastor don, sex acts: Hi Jeffery, Thanks for this great question. I am so sorry for my very late response. The Bible is full of the phrase discover his/her nakedness . There are many passages mentioning this in a very negative way. We do have words for sex acts like the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: morality, existence thanks, attributes of god
existence thanks, attributes of god, grace mercy: Kenneth, This is a great question, and I apologize for the time it s taken me to get back to you. Please keep in mind that I m answering this question from a Christian perspective, and will be using the Bible with the presupposition that it is inspired...

Christianity --Youth Issues: prophets, true beleiver, token of time
true beleiver, token of time, dreams of paradise: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, From the bible you will not be able to get exact verses since it does not exist in its original form (hebrew). Further we have many translations...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Truth, Lie, Or Something Else?, psychology terms, studying religion
psychology terms, studying religion, life flashes: Hi Ash! You pose some interesting thoughts. I will attempt in commenting to your message as much as possible. Part 1: You say that... The bible - my personal opinion is that it is an essential part of today s society, but it is perceived in the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is turning away from all your sins required, mouth confession, heart of hearts
mouth confession, heart of hearts, word of faith: Hi Michael.....Here is the simplicity of being *saved*! This is Gods word, and He isn t a liar... KJV: Romans Chapter 10 [8] But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bi Bestie, gay jokes, romantic intentions
gay jokes, romantic intentions, new best friend: I don t think you should dump your best friend just because he s bi, but you have to understand that by associationa, many people will think you are in a relationship, even though you re not. Be prepared for lame gay jokes which will rub over on you. I think...

Christianity --Youth Issues: dad, sexual harassment, carmen
sexual harassment, carmen, dad: Dear Carmen, Wow, you are so totally right, you should not have to see that! It IS wrong, what he is doing. I might even go so far as to label it sexual harassment. I don t think that would be going too far at all, actually. I know it might...

Christianity --Youth Issues: killing, material possessions, ccw
Christianity --Youth Issues: killing, material possessions, ccw, bloodshed

Christianity --Youth Issues: unforgiveable, sexual urges, biologists
Christianity --Youth Issues: unforgiveable, sexual urges, biologists, viewpoint

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth chaperone, drunken binge, bible states
Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth chaperone, drunken binge, bible states, water into wine

Christianity --Youth Issues: which form of Christianity?, religioustolerance, fellow believers
religioustolerance, fellow believers, christian churches: Here s a chart that compares the main non Catholic Christian churches to the Catholic church: http://www.saintaquinas.com/christian_comparison.html Here s an interesting essay that may be too complicated, but it highlights the fact that there are over...

Christianity --Youth Issues: ..help., lord and savior, anxiety attacks
lord and savior, anxiety attacks, mylife: Dear Melanie, I can hear your pain in your message here... I really feel for you, that you feel alone so much, especially now that you are a Christian and it seems like no one understands. It s nice that your mom has a bf, but I think...especially since...

Christianity --Youth Issues: killing, christian karate, karate school
christian karate, karate school, bee hive: Hi Jenny- You have such interesting questions. Killing someone in self defense may or may not be a sin, I think it s a matter of your intent. If you have any other method available to subdue your attacker, I think God would prefer that. Unfortunately,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation, reply thanks, true pleasure
reply thanks, true pleasure, gcse: everything can be forgiven if you repent to God prior to death. Num 14:19 May the sin of this people have forgiveness, in the measure of your great mercy, as you have had mercy on them from Egypt up till now. Num 14:20 And the Lord said, I have had mercy,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation is not a sin... suggest read online article, son of judah, worthy reading
son of judah, worthy reading, divine arrangement: A son of Judah, his second by the Canaanite daughter of Shua. (Ge 38:2-4; 1Ch 2:3) After Onan’s childless older brother Er was put to death by Jehovah for wrongdoing, Onan was told by Judah to perform brother-in-law marriage with Er’s widow Tamar. If a son...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I like to masturbate, bible leviticus, sex relations
bible leviticus, sex relations, adultary: Hi Gregory, Masturbation is not allowed and so the sex outside marriage. You should abstain from it and marry at your earliest. Adultary in Bible ----------------- Leviticus ---------- 20:15 And if a man has sex relations with a beast, let him...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Political Christians, lean republican, conservative christians
lean republican, conservative christians, putting god first: Dear Julie, I m so sorry to hear about the grief you have been getting from other Christians about these political matters. It s really such a shame, because you are absolutely right. I believe it has nothing to do with the state of your relationship...

Christianity --Youth Issues: viewing non nude pics, bed undefiled, non nude pics
bed undefiled, non nude pics, christian answer: Hello again, If the pictures are not of your wife, and you are using these pictures to lust after women, whether or not they have clothes on, then it is bad. If you are simply looking at pictures but not lusting or masturbating, then it may be ok. Matthew...

Christianity --Youth Issues: baptism, baptism question, adult baptism
baptism question, adult baptism, sin against the holy spirit: I m presuming that you re talking about 1 Samuel 16:14. 1) Can God send an evil spirit? Of course, God has control over the entire universe, including the evil spirit s world. The greatest example of this is in the book of Job where God allows the devil...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth chaperone, rash judgements, strict churches
rash judgements, strict churches, church volunteer: I d ask the Pastor to provide a church doctrine or scriptural reason why this father has been banned. He can t possibly believe that all his parishoners don t drink (unless you re Quaker, and even then I wouldn t be sure). Unless your church doctrine has...

Christianity --Youth Issues: My Best Friend, fellow believer, anxiety problems
fellow believer, anxiety problems, stomach problems: Dear Michelle, It sounds like you are looking at the situation absolutely right. And your love and concern for your friend are honoring to God. Just hang in there and keep praying and loving. When you get a chance, share with her your feelings of hurt/...

Christianity --Youth Issues: My Christian Life in Crisis., jesus arms, independent personality
jesus arms, independent personality, eternal damnation: Dear Elizabeth, Please forgive me for taking so long to write to you. I feel especially badly as you said that you can t take it much longer - I m sorry you have had to wait so long, thinking that your heart had gone unheard. It has not. Actually,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: friends, hitting the bottle, snoke
Christianity --Youth Issues: friends, hitting the bottle, snoke, hypocrite

Christianity --Youth Issues: question in faith
Christianity --Youth Issues: question in faith

Christianity --Youth Issues: friends, god on your side, immoral behavior
god on your side, immoral behavior, group pressure: Matt- Sounds like God got a hold of you and convicted you of immoral behavior. Not that that s bad, it s good. I did those things when I was in college before I knew God very well, and I regret a lot of my behavior. You need to make an assumption -...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation Addiction, jehovah s witnesses, apostle paul
jehovah s witnesses, apostle paul, answers that work: Jehovah s Witnesses have printed a book called; QUESTIONS YOUNG PEOPLE ASK, ANSWERS THAT WORK You can obtain one from their website www.watchtower.org here is a chapter from it-- Chapter 26 Masturbation—How Can I Fight the Urge? “IT IS a very...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Overly-defending the faith, southern baptists, defending the faith
southern baptists, defending the faith, negative feelings: Dear Zac, While a Christian who does not practice Catholicism myself, I relate to your plight and feel annoyance at those who are being so spiteful and bigoted. I m glad you are grounded in what you believe, and hate and bigotry are never the way...

Christianity --Youth Issues: parents, children obey your parents, shelter insurance
children obey your parents, shelter insurance, pastor don: Hi Leja, Thank you for this great question. We do live in a society that says that once a child is 18, he or she can act as an adult. The Bible does not have that limit. Technically, the Bible example is that a daughter goes from being under the authority...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Questions from the Curious, christian household, questions without answers
christian household, questions without answers, curious question: 8. No. I m sure that once you reach heaven, you won t have to exercise your free will. The ultimate solution to Adam and Eve s original sin is heaven. I think in heaven, everything is a-okay and you won t want to commit sin. You ll be too busy praising...

Christianity --Youth Issues: question in faith, worldwide church of god, worldwide society
worldwide church of god, worldwide society, church of god: Dear Amber, After looking at that a little online, I am SO glad you got out of that church. God is not female, and there are no incarnations of Christ on earth at the moment. The Bible is very clear about these points. God is Spirit, of course...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Religion, descendant of jacob, verse 5
descendant of jacob, verse 5, isaiah: Thanks for the reference, Isaiah 44 says in verse 5 Some will proudly claim, I belong to the LORD. Others will say, I am a descendant of Jacob. Some will write the Lord s name on their hands and will take the honored name of Israel as their own. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Salvation, gift of god is eternal life, jesus christ our lord
gift of god is eternal life, jesus christ our lord, wages of sin is death: Dear Ryan, I m sorry for the delay in response !! The Bible says quite simply , If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved . . . . everyone who calls on the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual needs, masturbation fans, illicit relationship
masturbation fans, illicit relationship, sexual desires: Dear Resai, I had meant to add in my response some of the things you could do to help douse the flames... I thought I had, but looking back I see I hadn t. Service to others is important - pour your life out for others God brings in your life,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sleeping Naked, pastor don, bible
pastor don, bible: Hi Mike, if the only thing you are doing is sleeping, and you are by yourself, there is nothing in the Bible that would prevent you from doing this. If the fact that you are naked may tempt you to masturbation of something like that, then you should probably...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Speaking in Tongues, 1 corinthians 14, speaking in tongues
1 corinthians 14, speaking in tongues, way of all flesh: that is the problem that everyone just believes without any evidence. That is the reason we have so many versions of the truth. This is the way how satan spreads evil. Gen 6:12 And God, looking on the earth, saw that it was evil: for the way of all...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual immorality and lust, sexual immorality, dear esther
sexual immorality, dear esther, selfish thoughts: Dear Esther, Lust will lead to sex outside marriage. So its all about controlling your lust till you get married. Relationship outside marriage is forbidden. Men/Women cannot have sexual relations unless they get married which is nothing quiet difficult...

Christianity --Youth Issues: spiritually dead, destiny fate, spiritual state
destiny fate, spiritual state, atleast: Leja- I think you re confusing these two things: God CAUSING something to happen, and God ALLOWING something to happen. God is master of the Universe and nothing can happen without His permission.But sometimes He might allow something bad to happen (like...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tatooes, descendant of jacob, freshmen year
descendant of jacob, freshmen year, scremo: I say go for it. You ll find out soon enough if she s right for you. As for your youth minister - it is an admirable goal to not date and wait until you re married for that first kiss, but I don t think it s realistic. I think you should date a lot of...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confession, statutory rape, question sir
statutory rape, question sir, full disclosure: Leja- I just realized that you are in India, which changes my advice. I don t think you should tell your husband anything, just keep this as a secret forever. In India, if you were to say anything about the molestation, most likely you would be blamed....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Favortism, pastor don, aggressive effort
pastor don, aggressive effort, response one: Hi Chandra, Thank you for this great question. I am so sorry for my late response. One way you can deal with this is leading by example. Reach out to those that you believe are being overlooked. 1Ti 4:12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou...

Christianity --Youth Issues: How do I get over my fear of going to hell and of Christ's second coming?, blood sweat and tears, william sears
Christianity --Youth Issues: How do I get over my fear of going to hell and of Christ's second coming?, blood sweat and tears, william sears, fear

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual Tension, sexual immorality, musturbation
Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual Tension, sexual immorality, musturbation, romans 8

Christianity --Youth Issues: How do I get over my fear of going to hell and of Christ's second coming?, faith of a mustard seed, putting god first
faith of a mustard seed, putting god first, birth pains: Dear Elizabeth, Jesus will come, but the time is not told.. ime is just predicted which may not be true. God always forgives and so He bless His creations with His enormous blessings. One must not be desperate and hopeless of His blessings and shouuld always...

Christianity --Youth Issues: non-christian boyfriend, rebellious heart, face god
rebellious heart, face god, relationship with god: Dear Snow, I m a pastor s kid too! So I understand _some_ of what it might be like to be living your life. First of all, God still loves you and accepts you as His child, as long as you once made that commitment of your heart to Jesus. He will ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual abuse, girl jesus, female expert
girl jesus, female expert, christian girl: Dear Kay, I came across a website that I think you may want to see. It s called www.freedomintruth.com. You may need to look through all the links to find what all is truly helpful for you personally, but I think it might be a good place to start....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual Tension, cold showers, sexual tension
cold showers, sexual tension, masturbating: Jay- I m in the hospital right now, and not on my regular computer. I have a couple of essays that address your issues - you need to search my past answers for the key phrases, How Far is Too Far? and Is Masturbation a sin. I will be discharged later...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Strugling With Desire/Tempatation To Masturbate, romans 7, apostle paul
romans 7, apostle paul, tempatation: Hi Calvin, Thank you for this very personal question. You are not alone. Even the Apostle Paul struggled with the power of his flesh. It is a constant battle. Sometimes you have victory sometimes you have a set back. The important thing is that you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: What should I do about teachers with odd ideas?, voice of the martyrs, conspiracy theories
voice of the martyrs, conspiracy theories, odd ideas: I don t mind the ranting, that s what I m here for. Unfortunately, the only advice I have for you is to suck it up and put it on your list of life experiences. Not all people are so obsessed with negativity, but we have to deal with when it is placed in...

Christianity --Youth Issues: adultry, committeth adultery, singular commitment
committeth adultery, singular commitment, comitt: Hi Maciek, Thank you for this great question. Jesus gave us some very specific teaching about marriage. Matthew 19:3-9 3 The Pharisees also came unto him, tempting him, and saying unto him, Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife for every cause?...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused, immersion baptism, cain and abel
immersion baptism, cain and abel, different religions: A lot of people have heard about different branches of my church. Most of the stories aren t about the real one. You here about the polygamists or about some other part but you never hear the whole story. That s why I wanted to warn you at first. If you want...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is doubt a stage?, vain repetitions, way to heaven
vain repetitions, way to heaven, head knowledge: Dear Brother Jan, Satan is man s vowed enemy. He always wishes to misguides God s followers into something or the other in order to take one to hell. Jesus did not die for your sins. Everybody is accountable for their own sins. Jesus never issued any...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Not excited about Jesus' Return?, life of heaven, second coming of christ
life of heaven, second coming of christ, glad tidings: Greetings Elizabeth, thank you so much for reaching out to me with you question. Every scripture of God reminds us about the hereafter and the torment which the criminals had to suffer from. THerefore everyone must think to correct his/her actions...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused, jehovah s witnesses, spirit sons
Christianity --Youth Issues: confused, jehovah s witnesses, spirit sons, king god

Christianity --Youth Issues: Judging, righteous judgement, abundance of the heart
Christianity --Youth Issues: Judging, righteous judgement, abundance of the heart, judge angels

Christianity --Youth Issues: lust and masturbation, puberty, babies
Christianity --Youth Issues: lust and masturbation, puberty, babies

Christianity --Youth Issues: Submitting to God's will?, jeremiah 29 11, youth pastor
Christianity --Youth Issues: Submitting to God's will?, jeremiah 29 11, youth pastor, role model

Christianity --Youth Issues: Way out, relationship with god, manhood
Christianity --Youth Issues: Way out, relationship with god, manhood, desires

Christianity --Youth Issues: Hi, anger problem, facebook
anger problem, facebook, dad: I m going to give you advice but only you know what you should do. It is wrong to lie, it s breaking a commandment. But I also understand where you are coming from. Could you possibly talk to your dad about having a facebook account? Just think about is really...

Christianity --Youth Issues: help!, lord jesus christ, baby weight
lord jesus christ, baby weight, drunken night: Hi Angela, Thank you for this very heart felt question. I am very sorry that you have fallen prey to this devastating sin. You do have forgiveness from God is you go to Him, but I am not going to sugar coat what you have done. First of all, you are...

Christianity --Youth Issues: issues on christian youths, basic beliefs of christianity, sexual abuse recovery
basic beliefs of christianity, sexual abuse recovery, beliefs of christianity: Hi Gagan, Thanks for contacting me. I hope I can help you. Will you be speaking TO youth, or to a group of others ABOUT youth ? One of the most frequent types of questions I get revolves around God s plan for sexuality. Kids are wondering about...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Judging and Relationships, supperior, christian friend
supperior, christian friend, honest opinion: Dear Ursula, Company Matters alot... God makes us source to guide someone but the guidance rest in His hand. you can t guide anybody yourself. If you will be in good company, that will help you coming closer to God and otherwise away. If you feel that your...

Christianity --Youth Issues: love sex and masturbation, righteousness of god, 2 corinthians 5
righteousness of god, 2 corinthians 5, crutch: Hi Wes, Thanks for this great question. I am sorry for this late response. let me try and answer each one of your questions briefly and clearly. 1. God will forgive you if you go to Him and ask for it. Jesus became your sin when He was on the cross,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: lust and masturbation, mankind moves, radio magazines
mankind moves, radio magazines, sexual satisfaction: Brother Adrian, Thank you for the question. There is no clear cut directive/command on this topic which prohibits or allows it. However releiving oneself with ones own hands are not the ordained method to obtain sexual pleasure. My Comments are that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: masturbation, 2 corinthians 5, sexual desires
2 corinthians 5, sexual desires, sexual feelings: Thank you for this great follow up question. Masturbation is not a physical requirement. I am not aware of any evidence that one will get cancer if you do not do this. In fact, the way I understand it, the body cares for this kind of release on its own...

Christianity --Youth Issues: how to overcome masterbation, 2 corinthians 10, casting down imaginations
2 corinthians 10, casting down imaginations, religious brother: Hi sijo cj Thank you for this great question. I am sorry for your struggle, but it is one that most men face. You need to realize that every day without falling is a victory and every time you fall, you can get back up. Proverbs 24:16 16 For a just...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Submitting to God's will?, fear of the future, little peace
fear of the future, little peace, tug of war: Dear Elizabeth, I m sorry for taking so long, could you e-mail me your question again, at valleylily78@verizon.net ? I am going to be taking a one month break from allexperts.com, as I m so busy. But I want to answer your question, since we ve talked...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Truely Relating to God, open queries, false answers
open queries, false answers, sinner: Hi Etienne..... We are all sinners, and the sentence of eternal separation from GOD is the punishment! HOWEVER, GOD did something wonderful about this. No matter how good we try to be, or to do, we are still sinners by nature, born originally from Adam and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Way out, rily, knw
rily, knw, evils: Dear Ephraim, Thank for the question. Extra-marital relations must not be kept as they may lead to wrong deeds and sins. So, withdraw yourself from the relationship. Secondly, get married if you feel you could as it will save you from sining. Satan tries...

Christianity --Youth Issues: me and who i want to be, seventh day adventist, taking a risk
seventh day adventist, taking a risk, spiritual person: I m glad I could help you a little bit. It s always hard to just forget everything and be who you are. But you ll get used to doing it. There are more people who want to hear what you say than who don t want to hear it. Remember that. Just be honest. I...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bible, mouth confession, spirit god
mouth confession, spirit god, deep things of god: Hi Ryan; Ryan I need to ask a few questions of you, before getting into the meat of your query! (1) Are you a christian? (2) How do you know you are a christian? (3) If your salvation is real to you, How did you receive it? Romans Chapter 10: [9]...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Dating, sex before marriage, religious terminology
sex before marriage, religious terminology, christian background: Thank you for such a fast response and your reply was very helpful. I also liked your quote If you re not making someone angry then you re not doing it right! . That made me laugh as I generally get in to heated debates whenever I attend church services!...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Faith and trust, righteousness of god, jesus paid the price
righteousness of god, jesus paid the price, faith and trust: Hi Ryan, Thank you so much for this great question. Faith and trust are generally the same thing. Everyone has faith in something. The question one must ask himself is how do I hope to get to heaven? Many people would cite some kind of work rite or...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation, gross acts, sexual appetite
gross acts, sexual appetite, colossians 3: I enclose a bible based article dealing with this subject-- What Does the Bible Say? A youth asked: “Is masturbation an unforgivable sin?” Masturbation is not mentioned at all in the Bible. The practice was common in the Greek-speaking world during...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Non-Christian, sacrifice jesus, twoedged sword
sacrifice jesus, twoedged sword, soul and spirit: Hi KJ, Thank you for this great question. It is hard to immagine what an unbeliever can run to for comfort when we so often seek the truth of scriptures. Your best bet is still to use the scriptures. One does not have to believe the Sword is sharp in...

Christianity --Youth Issues: please help me, powerful girls, alternative lifestyles
powerful girls, alternative lifestyles, charming guy: this is all from satan. To ward off this evil, may i suggest you to fast until you find yourself a girl to get married. [Lev 20:13] And if a man has sex relations with a man, the two of them have done a disgusting thing. let them be put to death; their...

Christianity --Youth Issues: please help me, powerful girls, alternative lifestyles
powerful girls, alternative lifestyles, charming guy: Hi Nathan, THanks for this great question. I am so sorry for what you are going through. You are actually on the right track with a lot of our thinking. You seem to realize that this desire is not of GOd. As teens get used to their bodies, a lot of...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexuality, woman in your heart, religious circles
woman in your heart, religious circles, religious folk: Well Hi Kevin......When you speak of others not being as loving of gays, I suspect you are speaking of some christians? Your statement...*if there is a God, * speaks of your not being a christian, as yet? And if christians are how they treat you, then...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tattoos, israelite, foreigners
israelite, foreigners, aloe: The Israelite s were being given rules for them to follow. This is God laying it out for them how to treat each other. They were aloe being shown how to treat the foreigners in their land. If he is using this to get a tattoo then he is wrong. This is telling...

Christianity --Youth Issues: tatto/piercing, multiple piercings, temple of the holy spirit
multiple piercings, temple of the holy spirit, temple of christ: Dodie, I would have to agree with you about how it looks. I do not believe one should make there body because our bodies are the temple of Christ. Now I also would say that there relationship with Christ is the most important and there are times when we...

Christianity --Youth Issues: 666 chip, spirit of the letter, mark of the beast
spirit of the letter, mark of the beast, things of the spirit: Hi again Kareem, glad to hear back from you. Don t ever be hesitant in asking questions. Right answers can save one alot of confusion.. Kareem, one must always remember that the bible is a spiritual book, written by the hand of men unctioned and led by...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I am a Christian and Bisexual, sexual appetites, true christians
sexual appetites, true christians, gods kingdom: i know the Bible says homosexuality is wrong Do you know just how serious it is though?-- Rom. 1:24-27: “God, in keeping with the desires of their hearts, gave them up to uncleanness, that their bodies might be dishonored among them . . . God gave...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Are we chosoen, environment and society, spirt
environment and society, spirt, body and soul: You re right, we aren t here by chance. We are here because we were chosen to be who we are. You talk about a soul so I m kind of going to use that term to explain this to you. Your soul is made up of your spirt and your body. Your spirit can t change. It...

Christianity --Youth Issues: dating, young single woman, god wills
young single woman, god wills, sex before marriage: HI Allissa, Its hard swimming against the tide isnt it :¬) Im not surprised your finding it difficult to find a good christian boyfriend , as the Bible tells us that the majority of religions are on the broad road , while only a few are on the narrow...

Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, tooth fairy, beautiful creature
Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, tooth fairy, beautiful creature, santa clause

Christianity --Youth Issues: I feel like Christianity is too much work?, Christianity, Salvation
Christianity, Salvation, Friends: Vanessa your feelings and questions are legitimate, and in given your situation I m glad that you are asking and being open with these questions. From what you wrote you seem to be asking the following questions - if you are actually asking something else...

Christianity --Youth Issues: God's will for the ignorant and unrepenting, pharisees and sadducees, father jesus
pharisees and sadducees, father jesus, adam and eve: Hi Cindy... When one is given the knowledge of a problem, that if it goes unchecked results in death, and the solution to the problem is given for the fix, and the person doesn t take advantage of the fix, why would it be Gods problem if they choose not...

Christianity --Youth Issues: God, Universe and animals, Creation, Evolution
Creation, Evolution, Animals: Hello Kareem, it is great to see you asking these questions. As far as I can see you seem to be asking three questions. 1) Why do people seem to think that God is limited by what is said in the Bible? First off I want to say that coming from an...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Other life, jupiters moon europa, fossilized bacteria
jupiters moon europa, fossilized bacteria, gods existence: Hello Kareem, I apologize for the lack of haste in my answer. You pose some very interesting thoughts. First of all, you are correct. The Bible does not mention any other life on other planets. Although, you are correct in your inference: just because it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Paradise, kingdoms of heaven, definite answers
kingdoms of heaven, definite answers, new earth: A lot of people don t have definite answers for this because there aren t very many people who have seen angels. I can tell you what I know about them, thought, and hope it helps you a little bit. First of all, angels are just like us. They are people who...

Christianity --Youth Issues: pregnant and moms a christian, little scare, decion
little scare, decion, sex before marriage: You still need to tell her what s going on. She will notice eventually because you will look different. Tell her exactly what happened and be totally honest with her. She probably will be upset so don t let that bother you. She s just going to be a little...

Christianity --Youth Issues: premarital sexual activities, galatians 5, amswer
galatians 5, amswer, sexual organs: Can a couple who refrain from sexual intercourse still be guilty of fornication?. amswer; yes-- The original Greek word translated “fornication” (por·nei′a) has a broad meaning. It describes all forms of sexual relations outside of marriage and focuses...

Christianity --Youth Issues: relationships, god is the one, sexual relationship
god is the one, sexual relationship, sinner: Sierra, I would like to make something clear. You can t win someone to Christ. You witness to them and show them the love of Christ and they have to make the decision for themselves. God is the one who makes the change in their life and heart. You also...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Society today, gross darkness, hebrew translation
gross darkness, hebrew translation, sexual diseases: Isaiah 60:2 For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, roman catholic church, romans 10
roman catholic church, romans 10, child of god: Leja= Thanks for writing. The concept you are talking about is called, Once saved, allways saved . What it means is that once you accept Christ, you are eternally saved. Will you continue to sin? Yes, because mankind is inherently sinful. The United...

Christianity --Youth Issues: scared, abortion, love
abortion, love, God: Lexy, First I want to say thank you for your question, my heart breaks for the situation you are in right now. Being a parent I can promise you that your mother would not stop loving you when you tell her. If my daughter were in your situation, I would...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Teens- rebellion, good moral values, righteousness of god
good moral values, righteousness of god, candy thanks: Hi Candy, Thanks for this great question. I am so sorry for my late response. I think it is important to know that God loves you and wants everyone to respond to Him. His invitation is extended to all, includeing your kids. Matthew 11:28-30 28 Come...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Totally Confused!!!, wickedness, freshman year
wickedness, freshman year, belivers: Hi Courtney, It is a wise thought that you are questioning whether or not to date him. Many church leaders and parents will tell you that it s not a good idea. I m not so sure. The Bible verse that applies to this is (2 Cor 6:14 NLT): Don t team up...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I think I want to become a Christian?, king james bible, weddings and funerals
king james bible, weddings and funerals, dancing class: Sasha-lee- You are in a very difficult place, I know. You have to honor your mother and father, while at the same time, you are trying to honor your God. You can tell your dad that you ve found the verses and you very much want to follow them, but that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Waiting untill marriage, bad breakups, spiritual advice
bad breakups, spiritual advice, first kiss: Javine- Blessings to you for making that choice. When is the right time? Well, I don t want you to have a bad breakup, but if you think that a boy is going to run when you talk about purity, then you don t want him anyway. Seriously, think about it....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Waiting untill marriage, watchtower org, sex before marriage
watchtower org, sex before marriage, biblical advice: Hi there Javine, My view is; if you have to tell the boyfriend you want to wait, then hes not the boy for you, because a Christian boyfriend should already know this & feel exactly the same. My advice is look in the correct place for a Christian boyfriend,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: How come?, jeremiah 29 11, going through the motions
jeremiah 29 11, going through the motions, god in my life: Jasmine- Some people can tell you the year, month, day, hour, minute, and second that they became a Christian. Others, like myself, can t tell you the decade. Most people, in my experience, fall into the second category. They just kept going to church,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Benny Hinn...still not sure, 1 corinthians 13, revelation 1
1 corinthians 13, revelation 1, false testimonies: Hi William, Thank you for this interesting question. I am a Bible expert, but not an absolute expert on all the things that Benny Hinn does and says. I can say that anyone that is claiming to get direct revelation from God today is going against scriptures....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Benny Hinn...still not sure, parables of the sower, jimmy swaggart
parables of the sower, jimmy swaggart, jim bakker: hi William....uh, I don t recall calling Benny Hinn a fraud though William! BUT, I know this for sure. Since the mandate of God for all His children are to be growing up into the likeness of Christ, I sure don t see that or any quality of Christlikeness in...

Christianity --Youth Issues: blasphemy, jehovah god, undeserved kindness
jehovah god, undeserved kindness, watchtower org: Jehovah (God s name) forgives repentant sinners. Knowing Jehovah’s undeserved kindness, we can seek forgiveness, confident that it will be granted.—Ephesians 1:7. What might contribute to the feeling that we have sinned against the holy spirit? ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I don't think you get my question.., 1 corinthians 12, discerning of spirits
1 corinthians 12, discerning of spirits, gifts of the spirit: William, the Lord just asks one question when one is listening to someone behind a pulpit, or on stage, or tv..... WHO IS GETTING THE GLORY? That question should be not only easy to answer, but tell a believer how much creditabilty to give such a one...!...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Findinf the special person, female peers, handyman services
female peers, handyman services, grass cutting: Hi Angel, Thanks for writing. It s difficult sometimes to bare you soul to a complete stranger. First of all, God answers all prayers - His answers fall into 3 categories: yes, no, and not now.Scripture says in Matthew 21: 21 Then Jesus told them,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Finding the right partner, romans chapter 8, neesha
romans chapter 8, neesha, christian partner: Good Morning Neesha! And greetings from Saskatchewan, Canada! Neesha, I can see from some of the things you ve written that a little clarity is greatly needed! KJV: Romans Chapter 8 [24] For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope:...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Benny Hinn...still not sure, false prophet, false teacher
Christianity --Youth Issues: Benny Hinn...still not sure, false prophet, false teacher, benny hinn

Christianity --Youth Issues: Problems.., exodus 33, intimacy with god
Christianity --Youth Issues: Problems.., exodus 33, intimacy with god, moses face

Christianity --Youth Issues: a few questions..., greater faith, god is the one
greater faith, god is the one, man god: Michelle, having doubt is very normal. We all have a free will and with that will come doubts. I have doubts sometimes as I believe every other Christian. There are times when you see what is happening in the world and with people you know. I would not...

Christianity --Youth Issues: God hates gay people?, new jerusalem bible, bible exodus
new jerusalem bible, bible exodus, sexual appetites: God’s View The Bible does not call particular attention to homosexuals as a group to be ostracized or hated by Christians. Moreover, it does not teach that God will punish homosexuals—or any of his creatures—by burning them in a fiery hell forever.—Compare...

Christianity --Youth Issues: God hates gay people?, sex act on stage, sin against the holy spirit
sex act on stage, sin against the holy spirit, facebook: Debbie First of all, God doesn t hate anyone. What He hates is sin. BEING homosexual is not a sin. ACTING on that feeling, i.e. having gay sex, IS a sin. God loves Adam Labert and hates the fact that he is allegedly having gay sex. Second of all,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Help im a Sex Addict !!!!, full time job, sex addict
full time job, sex addict, passion of christ: Kyle, I am not sure if anyone ever told you this so here it is. The average male your age thinks about sex constantly. I am not saying that this is to say you are just an animal and can t control yourself. I am just letting you know that this is biological....

Christianity --Youth Issues: hiii, sexual looseness, sodom and gomorrah
sexual looseness, sodom and gomorrah, tight fitting clothing: God hates the bad act, not the person; “It is a very strong addiction,” said a young man who struggled with masturbation for over 15 years. “It can be just as habit forming as any drug or alcoholic beverage.” The apostle Paul, however, did not let his...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masterbation in Adolescent Teens going through Pruberty, flesh lusteth against, galatians 5
flesh lusteth against, galatians 5, adolescent teens: Hi Isaac Thank you for this great question. You are one of many Christian teens to ask about this subject. We do know that it is sin to lust sexually after someone, and most masturbation involves sexual fantasy and therefore is wrong. Matthew 5:27-29...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masterbation in teens, flesh lusteth against, righteousness of god
flesh lusteth against, righteousness of god, open question: Hi Goggles, Thank you for this very honest and open question. Let me start by answering your last question first. Salvation is forever. When Jesus died on the cross, He paid for all your sins. He became your sin, every sin you will ever commit....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Matthew 7:23, sermon on the mount, kingdom of the heavens
sermon on the mount, kingdom of the heavens, jesus name: The first-century Pharisees (to whom Jesus was speaking) had set up their own beliefs and traditions and followed these rather than God’s Word. With what result? Jesus told them: “You have made the word of God invalid because of your tradition. You hypocrites,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Problems.., pastor benny hinn, cult leader
pastor benny hinn, cult leader, crisis of faith: Well, when people tell me that God should show Himself, I tell them that he does - every day at sunrise and sunset, when roses bloom, when babies are born, when people like your father are healed, when druggies get clean, etc, etc,. Be aware that Benny...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Promises to God, god question, clean slate
god question, clean slate, signifigance: Jill- God will forgive you of your sin, no matterwhat. He will forgive you of your prmises, too. God doesn t want you to keep a list of promises, or a list of sins - He doesn t do that. God is interested in your living your life focused on Him. Ask...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Relationship, sex before marriage, single mom
sex before marriage, single mom, getting a job: I really have only one thing to say - run away from him as soon as you can. Being a single mom cannot be worse than a man who won t sleep with you, won t provide for the family and won t let you read the Bible in your own home. This guy is a loser. Dump...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sex before marriage with true love, mutal masturbation, false promises
mutal masturbation, false promises, sex before marriage: Dave- My advice is for you to discontinue the mutal masturbation. I think you re only fooling yourself that mutual masturbation is not sex . Sorry, but I think it is, and I think it s a sin. If you re so serious, you re both going to stick around...

Christianity --Youth Issues: self-hatred, gay side, self hatred
gay side, self hatred, homosexual relationship: Alex- God, nor I, hate you. God loves you more than you know. You can be bi and be a Christian, too. God forgives sin - you must try very hard to give up the gay sex and plan for hetero sex when you get married. You are NOT disgusting and worthless....

Christianity --Youth Issues: sin, bible states, judgement
bible states, judgement, consequences: Hi leja, The Bible states that we all will stand in judgement before God, but if we have already accepted Christ, we will not suffer the punishment becuase we ve already been forgiven. If you re still worrying about that cheating incident from years...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sorta-faithful, holy spirits, prince of this world
holy spirits, prince of this world, neat name: Hi Cails.... Such a neat name! Derived from Greek καλλος (kallos) meaning beauty . Rev.3:15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. 16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tattoo's, purity life, descion
purity life, descion, forearm: Javine- I m proud of you for doing what YOU wanted and needed to do to honor God. It will also be a testament to your committment to remain pure. I m terribly sorry your mom reacted the way she did, but as I warned you, she was going to be pissed. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: 14 Year old watching porn, pornography industry, advent of the internet
pornography industry, advent of the internet, approachable person: Suazanne- I think the two most important things you can do right now (other than prayer) is to talk to your daughter and get some blocking software. The software is available here: http://www.childwebguardian.com/porn-blocking-software.html Ask your...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Autisim Masterbation, sexual organs, whoremongers
sexual organs, whoremongers, janet janet: Janet- I m sorry, but I don t think I m qualified to answer your question in a way your son can understand. I normally deal with spiritual issues, not physical and psychological. I think the best I can do is answer the question I normally get - Is Masturbation...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bibically leaving home, college dorms, college part time
college dorms, college part time, children obey your parents: Hi Nichole, Thank you for this great question. I appreciate your desire to be submissive and your caution not to trust your heart above what God really wants. I am very sorry for my late response. Ephesians 6:1-2 Children, obey your parents in the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: very bad sex addiction, christian e books, true worshiper
christian e books, true worshiper, sexual immorality: You first have to find someone you trust that can help you to break this. Part of being able to get away from the flesh is to confess the sin and to have someone who can keep you away from the sin. If you try to break the sin addiction alone you may fail....

Christianity --Youth Issues: How Christianity views Jews, mormon theology, reform jew
mormon theology, reform jew, fire and brimstone: Hi Gary, I am very sorry for this very late response. It seems barbaric to say that one must believe as I do or burn. Let me try to briefly explain what I believe the Bible teaches. 1. All of humanity has sinned, be they Muslim, Jews, Christian, or...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Autisim Masterbation, dying of thirst, simple answer
Christianity --Youth Issues: Autisim Masterbation, dying of thirst, simple answer, temperance

Christianity --Youth Issues: revelations, willing vessel, spirit of christ
Christianity --Youth Issues: revelations, willing vessel, spirit of christ, revealer

Christianity --Youth Issues: Homosexuality, true feelings, heterosexual sex
true feelings, heterosexual sex, homosexual sex: Raekwon I hear biterness in your letter. I m assuming that you don t like being a homosexual. But I think you misunderstand the true feelings of God. He does NOT hate you. He hates homosexual sex, just like he hates lying and heterosexual sex outside...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Leaving home because my parents do not approve of my being a Christian, thankful god, youth leader
thankful god, youth leader, christian friends: HI Maan, you said-- as a young Christian, I need the guidance of those above me spiritually . I understand what you mean because, when I became a True Christian I was only 19, but unlike you I was already married, so it was my husband who didn t agree with...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Leaving home because my parents do not approve of my being a Christian, thankful god, youth leader
thankful god, youth leader, christian friends: Marie- Theoretically, your parents can t stop you from going to church because you re an adult (at least under U.S. law), but from a practical point of view, if you re living under their roof and getting fe, electribity, etc, then you cannot leave. Before...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Leaving home because my parents do not approve of my being a Christian, thankful god, youth leader
thankful god, youth leader, christian friends: Hi Marie, Thanks for this great question. I am so sorry for my late response. I believe that it is time that you did make a stand as an adult. Love and respect your parents, but stand your ground. Luk 14:26 If any man come to me, and hate not his...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Leaving home because my parents do not approve of my being a Christian, thankful god, youth leader
thankful god, youth leader, christian friends: Hi Marie.. Marie why is it that your parents who are catholic, don t see themselves as christian like you? What is it, as to why they don t want you to be a *christian!*?? Here is what Paul wrote, which does give one the choice of staying or leaving. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masterbation.. Help, flesh lusteth against, bed undefiled
flesh lusteth against, bed undefiled, galatians 5: Hi Reem, Thank you for this personal and honest question. Because of the anonymity of the Internet, this is the question I get most often from all kinds of people. The Bible does not have a thou shalt not masturbate clause anywhere. We do know,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: mastubation and other question, temple of the living god, righteousness of god
temple of the living god, righteousness of god, 2 corinthians 5: Hi Eric, Thank you for these questions. Yes masturbation is wrong. If you have asked Jesus to save you, He has already paid for every sin you will ever commit and has already given you His perfect righteousness. You cannot lose your salvation. 2 Corinthians...

Christianity --Youth Issues: revelations, hymns and spiritual songs, gift of discernment
hymns and spiritual songs, gift of discernment, giving thanks to god: Leja- Yes, that s true. There are two spiritual gifts dealing with two similar topics. (1 Cor 12:10 NLT) He gives one person the power to perform miracles, and to another the ability to prophesy. He gives someone else the ability to know whether it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: A confused mind... perhaps, flesh lusteth against, self gratification
flesh lusteth against, self gratification, galatians 5: Hi Ashley, Thanks for this great question. Yes, the Devil is known as the Accuser... he just wants you to FEEL like you are apart from God or perhaps not even saved, but he can do nothing to actually seperate you from God s love. Revelation 12:9–10...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I think they would act as chaperones, girlfriend issue, proverbs chapter
girlfriend issue, proverbs chapter, boyfriend girlfriend: Well what about meeting her outside the church on Sunday morning after service? Your mom and dad can be within view, and yet you can talk with the girl and see what her feelings are..? Or what if you were to have your mom and dad have this girls mom and dad...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is dating my pastor's daughter a sin?, girlfriend issue, boyfriend girlfriend
girlfriend issue, boyfriend girlfriend, rest of my life: Hi Michael, Thanks for this great question. Even pastor s daughters eventually date and get married. I am a pastor and I have 3 daughters. 2 of them are in serious relationships. Here are some things that can help your case. 1. In some cultures...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is dating my pastor's daughter a sin?, girlfriend issue, boyfriend girlfriend
girlfriend issue, boyfriend girlfriend, traditional culture: If dating is permissible in your church and community, dating your pastor s daughter is no different than dating anyone else s daughter. You should follow the traditional culture in your church and community for dating. She s just a regular person - she...

Christianity --Youth Issues: doubt, gods righteousness, wages of sin is death
gods righteousness, wages of sin is death, carousals: Hi Sandy. It s a long answer, but one you will get much from.... I m 16 years old and have had a hard time with certain things. They say that Jesus knows what its like to live as a human. [[[ Yes Sandy that is true! 100% human, save He never...

Christianity --Youth Issues: doubts, existence of god, true desire
existence of god, true desire, matter of family: Hi John, I see this circumstance quite frequently so don t think you are alone in having these type of feelings and ideas. John there are lots of religions, that call themselves *christian* but have no relationship or fellowship with the living Christ,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: erotic/porn, stedman s medical dictionary, houghton mifflin company
stedman s medical dictionary, houghton mifflin company, merriam webster: From the dictionary: erot·ic definition Pronunciation: /i-ˈrät-ik/ also erot·i·cal Pronunciation: /i-ˈrät-i-kəl/ Function: adj 1 : of, devoted to, or tending to arouse sexual love or desire 2 : strongly marked or affected by...

Christianity --Youth Issues: its getting confusing, spiritual gift of prophecy, gift of prophecy
spiritual gift of prophecy, gift of prophecy, trusting god: Not exactly sure what your question is. Keep praying, and don t put that much stock in your friend s visions and thoughts from God. Only a few people have the spiritual gift of prophecy. And what s this about living in sin? Why are you living in sin?...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I'm so confused!, flesh and spirit, mental inclination
flesh and spirit, mental inclination, colossians 3: Yes, God expects us to fight against bad habits & thats all masturbation is; a very difficult habit to break certainly, but nonetheless God expects us to try & keep on trying. Heres what the bible says-- When you masturbate, you dwell mentally on wrong...

Christianity --Youth Issues: how to go about a relationship, casual relationship, good listener
casual relationship, good listener, facebook: Hi Michelle- You are absolutely taking the right steps. I applaud your resolve to not have sexual relations until you are married. It s unfortunate, but recent statistics show that only 30% of 20 year olds are virgins. Not too long ago, that stat was...

Christianity --Youth Issues: about religion, versions of the bible, evil satan
versions of the bible, evil satan, innocent son: JEREMIAH 28:9 . Taking the scripture in its context, were talking about the year 614 b.c.e, The Middle East was under the domination of King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. Neb. carried off sacred utensils from Jehovah’s temple, putting these into houses of...

Christianity --Youth Issues: about religion, versions of the bible, evil satan
versions of the bible, evil satan, innocent son: Yeah....I don t think you read my reply. I said that the Bible, when correctly interpreted, didn t contain any mistakes or contradictions, and that the Koran, in fact, contains many. Some examples are... What was man created from, blood, clay, dust, or...

Christianity --Youth Issues: about religion
Sara the body of Mohammed is still in the grave. The body of Christ isn t! He is RISEN! And near a thousand testified of seeing Him.And millions can testify that He lives again, IN THEM, the temple made without hands. If that isn t enough! Then stick with...

Christianity --Youth Issues: about religion, versions of the bible, evil satan
versions of the bible, evil satan, innocent son: I used to wonder about God, so I studied the bible and wondered who wrote it..because some of the chapters were so confusing, [a]First, lets be honest. You never studied the bible, but have picked up on what someone has pointed out. Then read it, and come...

Christianity --Youth Issues: about religion, versions of the bible, evil satan
versions of the bible, evil satan, innocent son: Well Sara, guess you didn t like hearing the truth about why there seems to be conflicts in the scriptures eh? Maybe you would like to have an answer for every query you ve brought up? I remember an arguement two were haveing as to whether Jesus was...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual relations, gods children, sexual desire
gods children, sexual desire, gluttony: Hi Sandy. Your question was moved over to the folder that anyone can answer, because whoever you chose to ask the question of didn t know how to answer. Which is very possible, because not all experts have the ability,or authority to teach Gods children. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Teen issues, christ follower, passing judgement
christ follower, passing judgement, horrible treatment: Hi Julie. I have to ask, since parents are the *christians* our children see everyday, how are you and your husbands *christian* lives. Do you,possess, what you profess? Does she see in you a double standard? See Julie, I see too many christians who don...

Christianity --Youth Issues: tough decision, age gap, straightforward advice
age gap, straightforward advice, perfect match: Norkeisha It s normal to have fears and doubts about these issues, and I am glad that you are taking the time to think these things through. I am certainly not an expert in these areas, but I can tell you that if a man wants to marry you, loves you and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Wrong to have gay friends?, old mom, gay friends
old mom, gay friends, sex out of wedlock: Debbie- You sound like a pretty cool mom to me, and have a handle on things. Try these on your conservative daughter: If you have any friends who have sex out of wedlock, you re not good enough for God. If you have any friends who drink to excess,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: What can I do?, faith god, challenges in life
faith god, challenges in life, closer to god: Rachel- You are in a really tough position, and I m not sure I m in a position to counsel you effectively, but I will make a few comments on your situation. 1) Find a mentor, preferably female, a lady about your mom s age, or perhaps a little younger....

Christianity --Youth Issues: BDSM, secerets, friends at school
secerets, friends at school, youth groups: Hi Kate- thanks for writing. I m proud of you - it was very brave of you to do. You say you re shy, yet you wrote to me. I m glad you did, but I think you probably need more help than I can give you. You most likely need to talk to a therapist to determine...

Christianity --Youth Issues: cover head, http www youtube, name of allah
http www youtube, name of allah, unexpected delay: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, Its better to cover ones head. But its not obligatory. In front of husband, one can be without clothing, so covering head is out of question....

Christianity --Youth Issues: cover head, religious belief, prostitues
Christianity --Youth Issues: cover head, religious belief, prostitues, wearing a scarf

Christianity --Youth Issues: ghusal, nimaz, ghusl
nimaz, ghusl, farz: Once the private parts come in contact with each other, ghusl is obligatory. So both have to take ghusl. If its very cold, then please do taymuum on the whole body. Yes you can eat drink before ghusl, there is no such restriction. regards ahme...

Christianity --Youth Issues: greeting, christians jews, name of allah
christians jews, name of allah, chaste women: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, Hugging a hindu or any human being is not a sin. Yes you can eat in their plates and accept their invitation for lunch/dinner provided the food...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Husband, http www youtube, name of allah
http www youtube, name of allah, unexpected delay: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, Husband has a different position than parents. Both of them have different rights. The bond between husband and wife can be broken but not between...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation, fleshly desires, 1 corinthians 12
fleshly desires, 1 corinthians 12, time on earth: G day Leonardo... When you first wrote your question to myself. The first thing you entered was your name, then your country, then the category of youth issues, then privacy, then the subject, then your question.. Might I ask why this is so important,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: nimaz, prophet adam, name of allah
prophet adam, name of allah, muttaqun: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, Happy to know that you wish to become closer to Allah by following his commanments at the best level. However Allah himself acknowledges...

Christianity --Youth Issues: qismat, name of allah, wife relationship
name of allah, wife relationship, hadees: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, I have not come across any such hadith. Allah does opens doors of blessing after marriage as Allah says in the Quran. [Quran 24:32] Marry...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Questions about wikkens.... (idk if that's how you say it....), pagan religion, wikken
pagan religion, wikken, angel of death: Hi Becca- Thanks for writing. It s called Wicca, and he is called a Wiccan. It s essentially the religion of witches, and is considered a pagan religion. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wicca and see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paganism_(contemporary_religions)...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Quran, hindu, allah
hindu, allah, muslims: Its a good opportunity that when a hindu visits you and you are reading quran, smile to them and explain them how wonderfull quran is and translate the meanings of the Quran and pray for them that Allah give them hidayat and they become muslims. regards...

Christianity --Youth Issues: relationships, yesterday today and tomorrow, father spirit
yesterday today and tomorrow, father spirit, abiding faith: Hi Rachael... First off, Christianity IS A LIVING AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LIVING CHRIST! If one isn t or doesn t have this one on one fellowship with the Saviour, it isn t Christianity in its truest meaning of the word.... ! Today Christianity...

Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, according to scripture, pain and sorrow
according to scripture, pain and sorrow, romans 7: Alex, Thanks for the question again. The suffering in life comes from the sin that we all do. And the goal in the end is Heaven which God has made for those who trust in His son for their salvation. The reason we feel dissatisfied often is because...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sex before marriage., sex before marriage, kinds of women
sex before marriage, kinds of women, christ jesus: Hi Leonardo..... Sex in its most basic function is for procreation, bringing children into this world. It takes a man and a woman not only to make a child, but to care for and bring up a child in the way they should go! Its what makes man different...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Shia, http www youtube, bismillahir rahmanir rahim
http www youtube, bismillahir rahmanir rahim, name of allah: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, Shia are those who believe in Allah and his messengers and the Quran. Therefore you can eat from them and should love them and pray for their...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sleeping together (sex not married), eyes of god, wedding night
eyes of god, wedding night, virginity: Leandre, The Bible tells us that the only time we should be having sex is within the binds of marriage. If we have sex outside of marriage then that is fornication and it is a sin. You have to remember that God designed sex to be wonderful and an expression...

Christianity --Youth Issues: troubled, sense of guilt, jesus god
sense of guilt, jesus god, roller coaster: thanks for writing. The fact that you are feeling guilty is a good indication that God is convicting your heart, i.e., YOU are getting closer to God and want to be pure. Know that God has already forgiven you for your past discretions and doesn t want...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, overwhelming desire, hebrews 6
overwhelming desire, hebrews 6, hebrews 10: Dan, The passage in Hebrews was written as a call to Christians to always bee moving forward. This was written to a church and to tell them to make sure that they were not sitting idle but always moving forward. It is not saying that if we become Christian...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, overwhelming desire, hebrews 6
overwhelming desire, hebrews 6, hebrews 10: Hi Dan- The argument of once saved, always saved is one that has been argued for centuries. My belief? I think that if you fall from grace , then you probably weren t really saved in the first place. You can see a wealth of discussion on this topic...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, overwhelming desire, cause god
overwhelming desire, cause god, hebrews 6: Hi Dan, Thank you for this great question. I am glad that you are returning to God. It is obvious that Satan wants to make you feel like He will not take you back. The verses speak of someone who was never saved and actively rejects the truth... they...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, overwhelming desire, hebrews 6
overwhelming desire, hebrews 6, spiritual guidance: HEBREWS 6 4-6 This scripture is referring to spirit-anointed Christians who apostatize, so you would have to have been one before it applied to you. This “congregation of God” is made up of all Christians on earth who have the hope of heavenly life....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, name of allah, overwhelming desire
name of allah, overwhelming desire, dear brother: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum (Peace be Upon You) Dear Brother, These disturbing statements of the Bible are a result of wrong translation. When compared to original of the Books of God...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, overwhelming desire, sinful thoughts
overwhelming desire, sinful thoughts, hebrews 6: Dan, Thank you for your e-mail. Let me start by saying that you cannot lose your salvation. The mere fact that the Holy Spirit is still working on your heart shows me that you are saved and that God is working to bring you back to him. You should not...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostasy, romans 10, overwhelming desire
romans 10, overwhelming desire, hebrews 6: Hi Dan. glad to hear from you! Dan I don t like long explanations to deal with the basic question. So I will cut to the quick.... When one believes the Gospel a conception takes place. Just like Mary. When she heard the angels words, she believed them, even...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Not equally yoked, god honors, sex before marriage
god honors, sex before marriage, true colors: Gigi, I believe that when we repent and ask forgiveness that God honors that. I also believe that if you are able to stay pure until marriage that God will also honor your future. I can give you some verses about promiscuity that might help. 1 Cor 6:13,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Further discussion., man christ jesus, piece of dirt
man christ jesus, piece of dirt, person of jesus christ: equally you are not seeing what Jesus was saying,not all the meek are going to heaven, some will live here on the earth & they will be ruled over by the heavenly ones. Rev 5;9,10 Jesus was talking about the temple his body, it was raised in three...

Christianity --Youth Issues: does he love me? What should i do?, pride and dignity, pet names
pride and dignity, pet names, those girls: You said “He has a girlfriend in another city, & has a picture of her in his room, yet he invited you to sit close to him on the bed, then he tried to kiss you, because you refused his advances he’s hanging around this other girl now, calling her pet names...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Lust for future wife, guilt feelings, sex before marriage
guilt feelings, sex before marriage, frequent masturbation: Tony- I would say no, it s not a sin. It s sort of a catch-22 - lusting is a sin, but sex with your wife is not, but how do you know if the woman is right for you unless you lust for her? Just don t get carried away and let the lust consume your every...

Christianity --Youth Issues: QUESTION, sexual immorality, colossians 3
sexual immorality, colossians 3, galatians 5: Date in a group, or at least take a friend with you like a chaperone. Avoid risky settings, such as being alone in a parked car or in a house or an apartment. a dating couple must exercise extreme caution. Kissing, embracing, or doing anything that causes...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Question based on your answer, belief sets, bible teachings
belief sets, bible teachings, jehovahs witnesses: Thank you for your question. Let me first start by saying religion is man made. There is no true religion. Religion as you might be referring to would be things such as Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, etc. I apologize if I misconstrued my words and acted...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Questions, vaginal intercourse, fantasizing
vaginal intercourse, fantasizing, marraige: Hi Kay, You said: I don t have a lot of people in my circle who are married much less who I trust. I guess I ll keep thinking about it and when the time arises (if I do get engaged to be married# I ll make sure I ask before I make that decision to get...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual immorality, sexual immorality, 1 corinthians 7
sexual immorality, 1 corinthians 7, pastor don: Hi Anita, Thank you for this great question. I don t believe that the Bible teaches that kissing is the same as having intercourse outside of marriage. I do believe however, that Paul teaches that if you are committed to remaining pure, you do not touch...

Christianity --Youth Issues: One true religion?, jehovah s witnesses, spirit of god
jehovah s witnesses, spirit of god, kingdom of the heavens: ok thats what the bible says about born again ones, now are you open to looking at the scriptures that talk about those who are NOT born again? those who will inherit everlasting life on EARTH? Matt. 5:5: Matt. 6:10 Ps. 37:29 Prov. 2:21, 22 Ps. 37:9, 11...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, blasphemy of the holy spirit, blasphemy against the holy spirit
blasphemy of the holy spirit, blasphemy against the holy spirit, wesleyan quadrilateral: Alice- It s difficult to believe in the inerrancy of the Bible because it contradicts itself so much. I have to believe that you should take the whole of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation to see what the whole story is. And the whole story, over and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Catholic Bible / Cristian Bible, catholic church hierarchy, corinthians chapter
catholic church hierarchy, corinthians chapter, catholic bible: Hi Leonardo..... The Catholic Bible has a number of other ancient jewish writings added. Called the apocrypha by the catholic church hierarchy. But the Jewish and Protestant viewpoint is that these writings are not *inspired* writings and have no place in...

Christianity --Youth Issues: An Eternity Issue, doing it my way, different this time
doing it my way, different this time, bible study: Tressa- First off, please call me Carl or Mr. Carl. Mr. Fuglein is my father, and he s deceased. I m very casual. I ll forgive your long question, if you ll forgive my short answer. I hope that what you ve written was cathartic. It sounds like it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual immorality, forgiveness, abortion
Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual immorality, forgiveness, abortion, god

Christianity --Youth Issues: Lds the church of Jesus christ of latter day saints, jesus christ of latter day saints, latter day saints
jesus christ of latter day saints, latter day saints, jesus christ of latter day: Hi Selina, I appreciate your thoughts, but will you agree that theres only ever ONE truth an ANY matter, for example, either this page is white or its not, likewise either there is an afterlife or theres not, either we have an immortal soul or we dont, either...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual immorality, fleshly lusts, strangers and pilgrims
fleshly lusts, strangers and pilgrims, sexual immorality: Dear Justine Issa Yu Thanks for this question. I am sorry that this has happened. You are just one of hundreds of girls that I have heard say the same thing. The guy will say anything to get what he wants... once he takes your virginity... there is...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Truthfulness, cheating in school, cutthroat competition
cheating in school, cutthroat competition, relationship with god: Chapter 27 Honesty—Is It Really the Best Policy? HAVE you ever been tempted to lie? Donald told his mother that he had cleaned his room when, in reality, he had thrown everything under the bed. Richard made an equally inept attempt at pulling the wool...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Anger & frustration, unforeseen occurrence, continual care
unforeseen occurrence, continual care, divine protection: Regardless of the cause of your anger, I think if you get to know God & his purpose for you, you will feel calmer & you will feel you can trust him again. So im sending this article for starters :¬) Chapter One What Is the Truth About God? Does...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bullying at church, http www youtube, name of allah
http www youtube, name of allah, unexpected delay: The pastor is not God. You dont worry about him. Even if he asks you to come to his church, since all house of God are the same, you are going in another church. You should learn the bible rather than learning to speak in tongues. regards ahmer ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: my boyfriend...it's confusing..., strict morals, confusing question
strict morals, confusing question, private areas: Joanna- It s hard for me to say what s too far. Why? Because too many people are looking for an absolute rule - life is not like that. Life is full of temptations. If I said you shouldn t kiss, would you not kiss him? Some people don t kiss until they...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian dating, bismillahir rahmanir rahim, name of allah
bismillahir rahmanir rahim, name of allah, unfading beauty: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, What should happen after marriage, is being done before marriage. That is why we see so many divorces as couples find nothing new after marriage....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian dating, dating ideas, answer essay
dating ideas, answer essay, roller coaster: Jen- It s hard to do, but it can be done. Many museums are free. Walks in the park are free. Get a hobby that you both like whether it s geocaching or knitting and do it together. Playing frisbee is free. Working together in a soup kitchen is free....

Christianity --Youth Issues: end of world, http www youtube, name of allah
http www youtube, name of allah, unexpected delay: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Brother/Sister, Not untill the prophecies are fulfilled and Jesus christ has returned to this world in order to fight and kill the anti-christ. http://islamnatural.com/end.htm...

Christianity --Youth Issues: my boyfriend...it's confusing..., generalizations, atheist
Christianity --Youth Issues: my boyfriend...it's confusing..., generalizations, atheist, having sex

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian dating, ye adulterers, committing adultery
Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian dating, ye adulterers, committing adultery, romans 8

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation without Lust, bed undefiled, wicked heart
bed undefiled, wicked heart, pastor don: Hi Alisha, Thank you for this great question. Masturbation is a very powerful addiction and often our wicked heart maked some excuse why it is ok. Jeremiah 17:9 (AV) 9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?...

Christianity --Youth Issues: marriage, cud, libertarians
cud, libertarians, compromises: People change over the years. My wife and I have been married 42 years - we re both different people than we were when we were 22 when we got married. You have to move, adapt, change to get along with one another, make concessions and compromises - there...

Christianity --Youth Issues: i need answers please, fleshly lusts, strangers and pilgrims
fleshly lusts, strangers and pilgrims, 1 corinthians 7: Hi Frances, Thank you for this great question. I am glad that you are willing to get right with God and repent of this sin. Here is what you must do. 1. Confess your sin to God, trusting that Jesus paid the price for your sin. 1 John 1:9 (AV)...

Christianity --Youth Issues: QUESTION ON MARRIAGE, maturity level, marriage age
maturity level, marriage age, true marriage: Marriage age is more a cultural than Biblical matter - it depends on the culture you live in. It s not necessary for a man to be older than the woman (this is actually a sexist thought). When both of you are within a year or two of each other, it really...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sex before marriage, intimacy problems, sex before marriage
intimacy problems, sex before marriage, becoming a christian: Hi Matt...... It would be very difficult to find a woman, or guy, for that matter that is still a virgin at 22! BUT becoming a christian can change the past... Old things have passed away, all things have become new! It would seem from your question...

Christianity --Youth Issues: tattoos, new tattoo, spiritual questions
new tattoo, spiritual questions, youth ministers: Tammy- Society is changing, that s for sure. When I was growing up, only sailors had tattoos. Now all my family has them (the next generation anyway). I think God leads us to live in the world, not of it - that s scriptural. We have to get along with...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christ/Mohammed, glad tidings, comits
glad tidings, comits, contumacy: have you ready other religions ? Once you read others, you will understand whats wrong and what is common. Quran [31:8-9] For those who believe and work righteous deeds, there will be Gardens of Bliss, To dwell therein. The promise of Allah is true: and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, holy spirit god, old testament times
holy spirit god, old testament times, hebrew yeshua: 1. i undertand you dont want to know the original, you are happy with what you know and have closed ears and eyes for the sake of fulfilling personal lusts and greed. but you people will become helpless in the day of judgement when God will ask you why...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, 1 corinthians 4, spirit of the letter
1 corinthians 4, spirit of the letter, free from corruption: yes !! you are lying to yourself and so does others who share such thoughts. Please now clearly answer me what are the rules if someone transgresses and comits crimes such as adultery/fornication/murder/theft etc. [Quran 2:213] Mankind was one single...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, galatians chapter 1, lord jesus christ
galatians chapter 1, lord jesus christ, mothers womb: Very true !! When a new covenant comes, then old is ineffective. You have said it. So please start beleiving in the Quran - The Final Testament !! Also you said christians who break the law of faith in christ, will receive greater consequences which...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim, jehovah god, shame shame
jehovah god, shame shame, lamb of god: names are not supposed to be translated. However this debate wont end since you choose not to understand. What i am signifying here is that you have the original quran, complete and intact since its revelation. Why dont you give it a try. If you feel that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, new covenant, heaven and earth
new covenant, heaven and earth, kingdom of heaven: The same thing the Hindus say when they worship their idols !!! I asked God and he put this questio in my mind. How can one determine right and wrong if the law is not clear in christianity. For example. Porn is allowed in USA but banned in Middle East....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, hebrew text, testament writings
hebrew text, testament writings, greek languages: Allah/God replies you directly !! [Quran 39:3] Is it not to Allah (God) that sincere devotion is due? But those who take for protectors other than Allah (God) (say): We only serve them in order that they may bring us nearer to Allah (God). Truly Allah...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, new testament greek, new testament manuscripts
new testament greek, new testament manuscripts, homer iliad: can you please tell me who was Jesus ? Was he a christian/Jew or Muslim ?? Also what was the religion of Adam-Abraham-Moses? Now the real debate starts. Please dont write lenghty stories copied from websites. Please answer in short and with reference from...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, child of the holy ghost, luke chapter 2
child of the holy ghost, luke chapter 2, prophet isaiah: So you claim that Jesus was the original name. You are wrong here, please go and check the bible in hebrew and you will understand he was called by the name of Yoshua however i want to know which power you have. Moses had power, Solomon had power , Jesus...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian/Muslim?, http www youtube, latin translations
http www youtube, latin translations, name of allah: please let me know where can i get the original bible. Also provide references to backup your statements like i provide below. [Quran 6:144] ... But who does more wrong than one who invents a lie against Allah/God, to lead astray men without knowledge?...

Christianity --Youth Issues: my dad, parents room, smile on her face
parents room, smile on her face, parents friends: Cassy- Thanks for getting back to me. I m sorry your dad is mad at you. I m proud of you for going to talk to your mother, that was a difficult thing to do. If nothing is going on, then I d just forget about it. Your dad will eventually get unmad....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christ/Mohammed, jesus christ, scriptures
Christianity --Youth Issues: Christ/Mohammed, jesus christ, scriptures, wisdom

Christianity --Youth Issues: Why the Law?, eli eli lama sabachthani, christ is the difference
eli eli lama sabachthani, christ is the difference, dust and bones: When Jesus cried, his spirit departed. Actually he didnt die. The following proof. john 20:17 Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up to my Father and your Father,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Numerology, question pool, mr burns
question pool, mr burns, numerology: Hi Arrys..... Just picked up your question in the question pool. which is where those you asked the question of couldn t or would t answer so they throw the question out to anyone who wishes to answer. That is why it has taken so long! Could you elaborate...

Christianity --Youth Issues: need a prayer, peace of god, faithful man
peace of god, faithful man, reasonableness: Hi Sylvia, I am very glad to hear from you! It is if God has planned you to come to this humble apostle to find out what is happening with your circumstances in life! Sylvia, as soon as I read your circumstance and query, this came to mind right away.......

Christianity --Youth Issues: Relationships., bed undefiled, pre marital sex
bed undefiled, pre marital sex, 1 corinthians 6: Hello, Thank you for this great question. I am sorry for my late response. The Bible is clear about this matter. I will break it down into a few simple points. 1. The only sex God blesses is within the bounds of marriage. Hebrews 13:4 (AV) 4...

Christianity --Youth Issues: School Research - Abortion & Ethics, abortion ethics, question pool
abortion ethics, question pool, mind on the matter: Hi Maxine. Seems Mr. Forrest didn t want to answer this question, or couldn t, so he tossed it in the question pool, where anyone of the experts can answer it! So here you are Maxine asking a question for school research, from a christian perspective, which...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual stuff, pre marital sex, dangerous behavior
pre marital sex, dangerous behavior, premarital sex: John- I wanted to give you a copy of my essay about how Far is Too Far which I think you and your girlfriend can benefit from. Read it together, and make some decisions about the point at which you ve crossed the line , and then help each other to not...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sex outside of marrige, head over heals, marrige
head over heals, marrige, sexual encounters: Alan- I think your girlfriend is wise. And I think that there is plenty of hope for you. Back off for a few months, then if it feels right, call her. You can start the relationship all over again with God more involved. Falling in love once is wonderful...

Christianity --Youth Issues: struggling with bisexual feelings, masculine appearance, self defense classes
masculine appearance, self defense classes, short haircut: Josie- If you re a sophomore, and have never had any feelings towards women before, I would think this attraction is probably two-fold - you re probably attracted to her masculine appearance, and you re attracted to her strength and authoritarian presence....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Not sure..., unhealthy relationship, jesus christ
unhealthy relationship, jesus christ, conviction: Since he can become violent tell him you are finished in a crowded place, not alone, better still, invite him to meet your parents & tell them (in front of him) this person has been violent to me, so I felt safer telling him here, that we are finished ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bible / Quran, catholic church history, george washington university
catholic church history, george washington university, traditon: You did not answer my previous question. I repeat . Please let me know what christianity says about adultery/fornication. [Quran 22:52] Never did We send an apostle or a prophet before you, but, when he framed a desire, Satan threw some (vanity) into his...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Book of Life!, vain desires, seed of abraham
vain desires, seed of abraham, children of the promise: This is all poetic language, which everyone understands. Please answer yes or No whether Jews will enter paradise or not. As per islam they will never enter paradise if they dont beleive in Quran. [Quran 2:111] And they say: None shall enter Paradise...

Christianity --Youth Issues: baptist and catholic, roman catholic church, united methodist church
roman catholic church, united methodist church, baptist organization: There are many, many, different variations of baptist church - there is no one central baptist organization for the whole world (unlike, for example, the United Methodist Church). The answer to your quesion would have to be answered by your local baptist...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Chicken or egg?, men of faith, studying the bible
men of faith, studying the bible, god place: If i have ten letters and amongst them one goes From Elizabeth II, Queen of England then certainly i will accept it as a letter from queen of england. You have millions of books in the world and only one says In the name of Allah/God , so without doubt,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Flesh & Spirit, true repentance, fool god
true repentance, fool god, godly sorrow: [Quran 22:67] For every nation We have made Mansak/Rites/Ceremonies which they must follow, so let them not dispute with you on the matter, but invite them to your Lord. Verily, you indeed are on the straight guidance. [Quran 22:68] And if they argue with...

Christianity --Youth Issues: How far is too far while still keeping it interesting, purity ring, morals and values
purity ring, morals and values, roller coaster: Anna- Nobody said it was going to be easy resisting temptation, did they? The point is that God wants you to remain pure, and YOU have to decide what that means to you. I really, really, can t decide that for you. At age 16, making out is normal. And...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Gossip and betrayed, galatians 6, pastor don
galatians 6, pastor don, bible word: Hi Selina, Thank you for this great question. I am sorry that you were hurt. The problem with churches is that there are people in them... all all people are sinners... no matter where you go, you are bound to be hurt from time to time. The defining...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Jesus' death and burial!, jesus side, jesus death
jesus side, jesus death, false witnesses: BUT MY QUESTION STILL REMAINS UNANSWERED. why did jesus disguised himself like a gardner and why did he say john 20:17 Jesus said to her, Do not put your hand on me, for I have not gone up to the Father: but go to my brothers and say to them, I go up...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Lambs book of Life!, guardian angels, depths of the earth
guardian angels, depths of the earth, great terror: I am not very clear on Lamb book of life However on of the verses of the Quran talks about recording all deeds of mankind in a book. [Quran 10:61] In whatever business you may be, and whatever portion you may be reciting from the Quran, and whatever deed...

Christianity --Youth Issues: literal/spiritual, enemy of god, murder 1
enemy of god, murder 1, intimate relationship: Please straightforwardly tell me, if a man has done sex with a women without marriage, what does christianity say. The Quran says as below. [Quran 17:32] Nor come near to adultery: for it is a shameful (deed) and an evil, opening the road (to other evils)....

Christianity --Youth Issues: New and old covenants, commit adultery, new covenant
commit adultery, new covenant, 3 laws: but my question again remains unanswered. Law of land says adultery is alright, porn is alright, law of covenant says its sin, law of new convenant says its sin, so which one is correct ?? Also you said contradictive things 1. Those who comitt adultery...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is it ok for a Christian to go clubbing?, youth group kids, binge drinker
youth group kids, binge drinker, god judges: Jonathon- Thanks for your kind words about my essay. I actually first wrote that over 15 years ago. I ve revised it a little and had an editor do some revisions, but it remains essentially the same essay it was then. I wrote it as an answer to a young...

Christianity --Youth Issues: All ready answered1, substitutionary sacrifice, lamb of god
substitutionary sacrifice, lamb of god, tonque: Many thanks for your detailed reply. My doubts as below. 1. What in case the criminal is not caught by the police and escapes punishment. He gets un-punished by the law of the land and then finally God as well forgives him. Isnt it a sort of encouragement...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Touching, jesus christ matthew, sexual passion
jesus christ matthew, sexual passion, nervous tension: Here is a bible based article to read on the subject-- More often than not, dating involves some physical contact—holding hands, kissing, or something beyond that. At first, just touching the other person’s hand may be very pleasurable, causing one to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: May 21st 2011, wise virgins, angels of heaven
wise virgins, angels of heaven, lord jesus christ: At the ripe age of 12, you knew fairytales were just that right? But when you were at the ripe age of3 to 6 you believed in Santa Clause, the tooth fairy, the Easter bunny, did you not? And you,as many young children. were also probably introduced to the stories...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bisexual, smoking Christian., jehovah god, 1 corinthians 7
jehovah god, 1 corinthians 7, bloom of youth: WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ON BISEXUALS. Here is a quote from a book called “Young People Ask” “How Does God View Homosexuality? Today, many people—even some clergymen—soft-pedal the issue of homosexuality. Yet, God’s Word, the Bible, leaves no room for...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Blasphemy, devil worshiper, god jesus
devil worshiper, god jesus, way to heaven: Hi Jordan, Thank you for this great question. You are on the right track... you realize the path your on leads to distruction and you need to get off. I am going to give you 5 simple truths that will enable you to know for sure you are on your way to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: boundaries in a chaste relationship, christian faiths, morals and values
christian faiths, morals and values, gray areas: Christina- I think you re cheking out your boundaries, and walking very much on the edge of disaster. It s not a big step from feeling your bottom to feeling your breasts to feeling your thighs to feeling your vagina. Even with clothes on, unless you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: CBC link, flower patch, peace on earth
flower patch, peace on earth, life without god: Deserai, why do you come across so angry and offended girl. We are only having a conversation about what is, and what isn t the truth. I have found that people who have the truth, can listen to people who don t and and not get offended in the least! But...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Church problems resolving conflict, district superintendant, pack of wolves
district superintendant, pack of wolves, resolving conflict: Selina- First of all, I am NOT a pastor, just a lay person. I m sorry for all the trouble you ve been through - no one deserves that. There is a Biblical solution for when someone hurts you - it s found in Matthew 18. It s your choice whether you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tattoos
Christianity --Youth Issues: Tattoos

Christianity --Youth Issues: Issues, church musicals, angel in my life
church musicals, angel in my life, relationship with god: Wyatt- I actually answered this a couple days ago, but apparently didn t hit the right sequence of buttons to send it. I hate it when that happens. Please excuse that lateness of the answer. I think you should go with your girlfriend. Going is NOT...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I Might be a Lesbian, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Ann- First of all, I m not a pastor, I m a youth minister. I m not ordained. Just call me Carl Ann, indications are that you are NOT a Lesbian, I think you are sufferring from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Even if not PTSD, you need to talk...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Okay....., lock ness monster, fire breathing dragons
lock ness monster, fire breathing dragons, morgan and yew: Hi again Deserai, I m glad you are still open to our discussion, hopefully I will address each of your statements so you might see them differently than you ve presented...! Your statements have usually ended in this phrase.....many times....{Because books...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Pornography, lord jesus christ, pastor don
lord jesus christ, pastor don, lusts: Hi Ray. Thank you for this great question. I am so sorry for my late response. Romans 13:14 (AV) 14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof. You should do what it takes to make it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Relationship, 2 corinthians 5, purity god
2 corinthians 5, purity god, christian lifestyle: Hi Alisha, Thank you for this great question. I am sorry for my late response. I am so proud of you for your commitment to purity. God will bless you with a great marriage if you continue on this path. it is natural to be bothered by the fact that other...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Relationships, christian lifestyle, intimate time
christian lifestyle, intimate time, incredible man: Alisha- Unfortunately, I don t have a good answer for you, but I will tell you this - unless you truly forgive him and get rid of your jealousy, you should NOT marry him. It will tear at your heart for a long time. At this point, it s somewhat of a paradox...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Relationships, flesh profits, yes there is an answer
flesh profits, yes there is an answer, christian lifestyle: Hi Alisha! Alisha, yes there is an answer to your dilema, but it will take more than a few choice words in this venue to explain the whys and wherefores Alisha.. Jesus said, the Flesh profits nothing! Why? Because there is no goodness in it. The...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Relationships, parable of the prodigal son, repentant son
parable of the prodigal son, repentant son, christian lifestyle: Is there a way that I can get over my jealousy and just learn to love him flaws and all? Ask yourself this-- Is he sorry for his past actions? would he change them if it were possible? Has God forgiven him? if you can say YES to these three questions,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Struggling(long story, bt i really need help), trusting in god, christian environment
trusting in god, christian environment, trust in the lord: Michelle- Congratulations! You ve just come to the realization that you re human! Michelle, we re all struggling most of the time with something, and often we forget that God is with us, ALWAYS. Your faith and trust in him is going to be a roller coaster...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tattoos, henna tattoo, christian tattoos
henna tattoo, christian tattoos, skin damage: Carmen- I don t have any problem with tattoos, unless they re anti-God or devil insired. I especially like Christian tattoos which take a real commitment. I would love to get a tattoo, but for medical reasons cannot risk it. I think a henna tattoo...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tattoo, henna tattoo, leviticus 19 28
henna tattoo, leviticus 19 28, children obey your parents: Hi Carmen, Thanks for this great question. I am sorry for my late response. There are several things to consider here. 1. If you are living in your parent s house, you are still under their rule. If they object, then we are done. You are bound to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Writing... immoral?, murder mysteries, homosexual characters
murder mysteries, homosexual characters, christian girl: Alora- Well, I have to admit, that s the first time I ve ever gotten this question, but I don t think it s silly at all. It shows that you are aware of your faith and how it applies to real life. I m torn as to how to answer you. One side of me thinks...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I want to be nearer to God, god question, followup question
god question, followup question, serious relationship: Yvonne- Thanks for your candor. Being 23 is that kind of middle ground where many people tend to fall away from God, so it s a good thing that you ve been coming back to him. It s noble to give up everything for God, but not all people are strong enough...

Christianity --Youth Issues: is it bad to explore seach other bodys before marriage, harmless pastime, sexual explorations
harmless pastime, sexual explorations, year and four months: Young People Ask . . . Toying With Immorality—What’s the Harm? “One day my boyfriend came over when my mother wasn’t home, supposedly just to watch TV,” recalls Laura. “At first he just held my hand. Then all of a sudden, his hands started to wander. I...

Christianity --Youth Issues: blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, blasphemy of the holy spirit, unclean spirit
blasphemy of the holy spirit, unclean spirit, hebrews 10: Why does God allow suffering? If Jehovah God is all-powerful, loving, wise, and just, why is the world so full of hatred and injustice? Have you ever wondered about these things yourself? 3 Is it wrong to ask why God allows suffering? Some worry that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Church troubles and pastor issues please help, pack of wolves, image of jesus
pack of wolves, image of jesus, image of jesus christ: Hi Selina.... tell me girl, what is the denomination of the church you left, and what denomination is the church you now attend???? Because very very few denominational churchs have a pastor that is called of and anointed of God to preach/teach in a denominational...

Christianity --Youth Issues: relaishonships, vigaina, having dreams
vigaina, having dreams, offten: Evelin- Thanks for writing. It s a mature thing to do, asking for help. At the age of 14, you should NOT be considering being naked with your boyfriend. Not a good idea, as it usually leads to sex. Your boyfriend dreaming about you two having sex...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sexual Temptations, sexual temptations, real christianity
sexual temptations, real christianity, physical relationship: Amber- Thanks for writing. You ve made a very mature decision in understanding that you do have sexual temptation, and that you and your bf need some help. I hope I can. You said: 1: What are some other things that we might be able to do to help us...

Christianity --Youth Issues: blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, blasphemy of the holy spirit, unclean spirit
blasphemy of the holy spirit, unclean spirit, hebrews 10: Why does God allow suffering? If Jehovah God is all-powerful, loving, wise, and just, why is the world so full of hatred and injustice? Have you ever wondered about these things yourself? 3 Is it wrong to ask why God allows suffering? Some worry that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: circumcision and rosary, man christ jesus, rosary beads
man christ jesus, rosary beads, vain repetitions: Hi Finney Thank you for these great questions. Lets talk about the Rosary first. You are absolutely right... there is no Biblical basis for it, and it violates several scriptural principles. We are told not to use repeated prayers over and over. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused :(, sex before marriage, knowing god
sex before marriage, knowing god, l young: Nisha- I m just telling you that your Hindu friend may be a friend, but I don t think you ll be happy marrying him. The different religions will get in your way. Feel free to be friends with both, but you could lose both that way, too. If you re not...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused :(, sex before marriage, knowing god
sex before marriage, knowing god, l young: I m so glad that The Lord Jesus has saw fit to send you back to this Apostle of Christ Jesus to get you settled in your search for Him... Nisha listen carefully to what Jesus was telling those who believed in Him and wanted to follow Him and come to Know...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Confused, male sex organs, female sex organs
male sex organs, female sex organs, genesis 1: “God proceeded to create the man in his image, in God’s image he created him; male and female he created them. Further, God blessed them and God said to them: ‘Be fruitful and become many and fill the earth” (Genesis 1;27) The male sex organs and the female...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused., mr burns, boyfriend girlfriend
mr burns, boyfriend girlfriend, girl friend: Hi Susan, What do your parents say about this? As long as you are still living under your parents care, you should abide with their wishes for you! Secondly, if your a christian and go to church, ask your pastor what his opinion is.... Your age doesn t...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused :(, sex before marriage, knowing god
sex before marriage, knowing god, l young: Hi Nisha, Thank you for this great question. I am sorry for my late response. I am glad for your commitment to purity. I know that you can get different oppinions from different experts. Let s take a few munitues and see what the Bible says. If you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused ???, jesus came into my life, protestant denomination
jesus came into my life, protestant denomination, lord jesus: Hi Riya.... Sin is a demand to obey. b The Law brought about the revealing of sin. The Law demanded obediance to it! Like driving a car down a highway that has no speed limit posted! Drivers didn t know anything about sin, UNTIL speed signs were posted....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Curious as to why she would say this and what is the christian thing to do?, flirtations, twitter
flirtations, twitter, new boyfriend: Brian, you said, right out of your own mouth why you think she did what she did...... she s a bitch! But the problem/circumstances you face, aren t about her, BUT YOU! You say, I moved on! But you didn t, you moved right back into talking to her...

Christianity --Youth Issues: confused :(, everlasting god, dear sister
Christianity --Youth Issues: confused :(, everlasting god, dear sister, how to overcome lust

Christianity --Youth Issues: Feeling empty..., psalm 5, meditation 2
psalm 5, meditation 2, psalm 119: Hi Sandra, Thanks for this great question. I am sorry that you are going through this. I have three suggestions to help fill the emptiness. 1. It sounds like you are a believer. You should be involved in a Bible Believing church when you are home....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Follow up question, study scriptures, corinthians chapter
study scriptures, corinthians chapter, pentecostal church: Hi Selina, always glad to hear from you, and to hear how your doing! Pentacostal was the church I went to when I first came into a living relationship with Jesus. He said, I could/should go, but not to become a member of any religious organization. Fellowship...

Christianity --Youth Issues: its a question with sexuality and religion, poor grammar, straight person
poor grammar, straight person, magic pill: Hi Rob, It must be really hard for you to have to go through this isolation and confusion! I can only imagine sad you must be feeling. I wish there was a magic pill that I could give you that would make all of your problems go away, but unfortunately it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: laws set by forefathers ornaments......, kerala india, birthday of the sun
kerala india, birthday of the sun, christian denominations: THE TEACHINGS OF THE PENTECOSTALS ARE 80% TRUE TO BIBLE. Even if they were 80% true, God only approves of religion that is 100% true to bible teachings. THE ORNAMENT ISSUE & WHITE DRESS? Paul showed the value of concentrating on the things that are...

Christianity --Youth Issues: parents, pastor don, fourth commandment
pastor don, fourth commandment, personal question: Hi Kari, Thank you for this very personal question. I am so sorry for what you are going through. You need help. If your parents are actually beating you, you should go to the authorities, not just for you, but for your younger sister. Yes you should...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Questions about Faith, jesus and the holy spirit, bible jesus
jesus and the holy spirit, bible jesus, schizotypal disorder: Hi Haley, thanks for writing. No, I don t think you need a psychiatrist, you just need someone to talk to. You re definitely not crazy - asking questions is a mature way to learn things. I hope I can help. I ll answer your specific questions, and if you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Baptism, marriage advice, christian morality, marriage advice
christian morality, marriage advice, christian backgrounds: Hi Sharon- I think that probably both of you need to answer this question: Do you truly want to be married to each other? If the answer is yes, then I think both of you need to start answering questions like how many kids, whose career comes first,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: fetishes, fearless moral inventory, having had a spiritual awakening
fearless moral inventory, having had a spiritual awakening, prayer and meditation: Steve, the AA program was designed by the Lord for men and women that couldn t control their desire for alcohol. But the same program steps can be applied to any controlling habit... 1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol b foot fetishes, /b that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: homosexuality, catholic christian church, gay friends
catholic christian church, gay friends, gay issues: Amber- Thanks for writing. I, too, have a few gay friends, and am probably about as confused as you about gay issues. I ll try to explain. First of all, you mention that the Bible says things against being gay. This is wrong. The Bible says nothing...

Christianity --Youth Issues: saftey of my soul, jesus and the holy spirit, pastoral counselor
jesus and the holy spirit, pastoral counselor, life pleasing to god: Alex- First, I have to ask, why would you trust me when your pastor, your family, and your counselor all said you re okay? I mean no offense by that, and I m humbled that you would trust me enough to ask the question, but I still think you need to trust...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sex, i beleive, lifetime commitment
i beleive, lifetime commitment, sex reference: Leja- I beleive God created sex both for pleasure and for reproduction, perhaps equally. God s plan was for men and women to be married and in a relationship prior to having sex. Reference the Ten Commandments about adultery. Societies and cultures...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual abuse, sexual inuendos, sexual jokes
sexual inuendos, sexual jokes, mr burns: Hi topsy... 1. what is sexual abuse. Anything said or done to you having a sexual conitation, that you have not asked for, or sought to hear or receive. 2. as a christian teen how can i protect my self from being sexually abused. As long as a christian...

Christianity --Youth Issues: A significant picture, or a cousin of porn?, sensual photos, shirtless guys
sensual photos, shirtless guys, boring moment: Danielle- Okay, here s the deal. At 13, I d be very surprised if you DIDN T feel fluttery at looking at a gorgeous guy. It s wired into your DNA to find a mate and this feeling is part of the process. You re going to get this feeling many times until...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bdsm, low self esteem, traumatic childhood
low self esteem, traumatic childhood, sadist: Kat- I would consider seeing a therapist, talking to your youth leader, talking to your parents, or to a counselor at school about your feelings. Normally, being tied up, tortured and humiliated is not very healthy and could be a sign of low self-esteem....

Christianity --Youth Issues: The Church B-day, resurrection of jesus, question pool
resurrection of jesus, question pool, plain jane: Hi Plain Jane.... Your question got dumped into the question pool by Juan, either because he couldn t answer or wouldn t answer. So I have found your question and offer you and your dad an answer...! Mathew 27:50 And Jesus cried again with a loud voice,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: The Church B-day (re-post), power of the holy spirit, resurrection of jesus
power of the holy spirit, resurrection of jesus, many different things: Dear Jane, The fact that Jesus was God in the flesh and that he came back from the dead was something no other god has ever done. The Apostles did continue to do many more miracles and also raised people from the dead and healed people. When they had to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: gay.., homosexual desires, genetic predisposition
homosexual desires, genetic predisposition, biological reason: Hey Rob, I apologize for getting back to you so late. I read through the portion of the article that you had pasted on your question, and I certainly agree with you. Whoever wrote this does not have a clear idea of homosexuality. Individuals such as those...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Guilt from sexual experiences, vaginal penetration, guilt and shame
vaginal penetration, guilt and shame, sexual experiences: Maggie- Thanks for writing to me. It took courage for you to do that and admit what you ve done, and I m proud of you for taking the step to get back on the right road. God has already forgiven you. Forgiving ourselves is very difficult, but we have...

Christianity --Youth Issues: relationship without sex, patience godliness, temperance patience
patience godliness, temperance patience, faith virtue: Hi Peace... I think you ve already answered the question... If she wants to follow the Lord and have a relationship with Him, she can t continue to have sexual relations with someone other than a husband. A relationship with Christ is the agenda. Then all...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Tithe Advice., resurrection of jesus, million questions
resurrection of jesus, million questions, youth pastor: if I wanted to take my tithe that I would orginally give to the church and gave it to someone in need or helped sponser an animal to get out of a shlter in a bad condition.Would that still be considered giving to God.Because I would much rather do that...Thats...

Christianity --Youth Issues: blaspemy against the holy spirit, work of the holy spirit, evil spirit
work of the holy spirit, evil spirit, holy bible: Hi Again Ryan, been awhile eh? Listen up, when you post to this apostle of Christ, your going to get the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth so help me Lord... Why is it a sin that is unforgivable, because it is Gods hand, outstretched...

Christianity --Youth Issues: blasphemy against the holy spirit, blasphemy against the holy spirit, work of the holy spirit
blasphemy against the holy spirit, work of the holy spirit, evil spirit: Christ had cast out a Demon and the men there had said it was the work of the Devil. They had attributed the works of the Holy Spirit with the work of the Devil. In this instance those men were the ones who would not be forgiven. I am not sure what you said...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Hypnosis Fetish, ethical boundaries, safety suggestions
Christianity --Youth Issues: Hypnosis Fetish, ethical boundaries, safety suggestions, embarrassing situations

Christianity --Youth Issues: are hand jobs and fingering okay?, catholic faith, roller coaster
catholic faith, roller coaster, hand jobs: Hi Lisa- Yours is a very subjective question, and almost impossible to answer. The answer that you need to ask yourself is whether or not you feel that you re honoring God (and each other) with your activity. For some people, they may be okay with what...

Christianity --Youth Issues: holy spirit, yielding to the holy spirit, lord jesus christ
yielding to the holy spirit, lord jesus christ, pastor don: Hi Brad, Thanks for this follow up question. I am sorry for my late response. You are not saved because you feel saved. You are saved because of a one time act in which you called upon the name of the Lord in faith. Romans 10:13 (AV) 13 For whosoever...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Holy Spirit, jeremiah 29 11, yielding to the holy spirit
jeremiah 29 11, yielding to the holy spirit, going to hell: Hi Brad- If you re worried about committing the unpardonable sin, you can t commit it. Why? Because if you committed it, you wouldn t even care about it, much less worry about going to hell. You d just say the heck with you holy spirit and move on to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: holy spirit, yielding to the holy spirit, gods promise
yielding to the holy spirit, gods promise, answer to prayer: Hi Brad...... Yes Brad, and many, many, other christians, have had the same experience.....! It is important that this lesson be learned early.... ! Some can t move forward in the things of the Lord because they want to hold on to the feelings, and emotions...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Hypnosis Fetish, sexual pleasure, heart strings
sexual pleasure, heart strings, freshman year: Hi Jacob- The danger comes two ways, I think. First, what if you hypnotize someone and they don t come out of it? Second, what if you ask them to do something that you don t think is embarrasing, but might be humiliating to them? How would you deal with...

Christianity --Youth Issues: masterbation, casting down imaginations, 2 corinthians 10
casting down imaginations, 2 corinthians 10, psalm 119: Hi Kannan, Thank you for this great and honest question. I am glad that you both recognize the problem and want to do something about it. This is a very difficult battle that everyone must face. First of all, let me confirm your feeling that you should...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Having "masturbation" and being a catholic :), sexual urges, hell god
sexual urges, hell god, question god: Patricia- First of all, if you believe in Jesus and that He died for your sin, you are NOT going to suffer in hell. God knows we are all sinners, and that s why He sent Jesus in the first place. Masturbation may actually not be a sin - there s a lot...

Christianity --Youth Issues: dino & the Bible, bible genesis, word dinosaur
bible genesis, word dinosaur, beasts of the field: Hello, Thank you for this interesting question. Actually, dinosaurs are mentioned, just not by that name. You see, the word dinosaur did not exist until the 1800 s... but there are references to large creatures in job that look like the brontosaurus and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Verification, good news of jesus, jesus christ
Christianity --Youth Issues: Verification, good news of jesus, jesus christ, hebrew

Christianity --Youth Issues: hi, short term memory, relationship with god
short term memory, relationship with god, god answer: And that is normal Sonia. Because we are to learn not to go by feelings. Feelings can change like the weather. One minute you can feel happy, and something happens and then you feel sad... That is the flesh, and the Lord wants to teach us how to walk by belief/faith,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Issac/Ishmael, galatians chapter, two covenants
galatians chapter, two covenants, name of allah: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Brother/Sister, Was Christ the last of the Messenger sent to the Jews ? Did he fortell his successor. ........................................................................................

Christianity --Youth Issues: Lost,, mental health foundation, andrew mcculloch
mental health foundation, andrew mcculloch, jehovah god: 2 FRIENDS COMMIT SUICIDE IN THE PAST YEAR. Oh that’s awful Amanda, what a shame, they must have been in a desperate state of mind to do that, we can be assured God understands the pain they were going through & the pain you’re going through as a result,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Need an urgent answer, mr burns, good heart
mr burns, good heart, word of god: Hi Zubis...... Some of the challenges over 30+ years I have found with Christians, is dealing with the things of the flesh. And because this one issue alone, is never dealt with all christians no matter their physical ages, are still * babes * in Christ....

Christianity --Youth Issues: uncertain, life begins at conception, mho
life begins at conception, mho, naysayers: Hi Nelson- I m assuming you meant males , not females . Many people consider that life begins at conception. Therefore, masturbation would not be considered abortion, because sperm by itself is not life , it requires an egg. Some people might...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Validation, sacrifice jesus, galatians 2
sacrifice jesus, galatians 2, glad tidings: FALSEHOOD CANNOT WIN OVER TRUTH !! JESUS PERFORMED EVERY MIRACLE BY THE LEAVE/PERMISSION OF GOD ALONE. [Quran 3:45] Behold! the angels said: O Mary! Allah/God giveth you glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be Messiah Isa/Jesus, the son of Mary,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Validation/, man christ jesus, lord jesus christ
man christ jesus, lord jesus christ, day of resurrection: Allah Answers.. [Quran 39:43] Have they taken as intercessors besides Allah Say: Even if they have power over nothing whatever and have no intelligence [Quran:44] Say: To Allah belongs all intercession. His is the sovereignty of the heavens and the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Validation!, prophet muhammed, worldly education
prophet muhammed, worldly education, deep things of god: heheh ! the truth is..... [Quran 2:134] That was a people that has passed away. They shall reap the fruit of what they did, and you of what you do! Of their merits there is no question in your case! [Quran 2:135] They say: Become Jews or Christians...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Verification, spirit of god, things of the spirit
spirit of god, things of the spirit, dead god: hehe, you didnt answer my questions. If you cannot then please admit it. I repeat as below. Does the bible mention you christians ? What opinion do you have about Prophet Abraham ? What was his faith ? do you any text from the bible that can match...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Verification/Validation, prophet abraham, jehovah god
prophet abraham, jehovah god, sons of abraham: hahaha again you err. [Quran 2:186] When My servants ask you (Prophet Muhammed) concerning Me, I am indeed close (to them): I listen to the prayer of every supplicant when he calls on Me. Let them also, with a will, Listen to My call, and believe in Me,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Verification, mary baker eddy, prophet jesus
mary baker eddy, prophet jesus, name of allah: Your answer is impressive. I trust you want to open a can of worms. Let me begin. Please can you quote from the original Bible which Jesus left in this world ? Please do not quote the translated version. Your own churches reject the authenticity of the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Converting, temple of the living god, 2 corinthians 6
temple of the living god, 2 corinthians 6, 2 corinthians 2: Hi MJ Thank you for this great question. You are right to have hesitation here. The Bible is clear that you should not marry an unbeliever... if He is an atheist, he IS an unbeliever. 2 Corinthians 6:14–17 (AV) 14 Be ye not unequally yoked together...

Christianity --Youth Issues: guilt over erection?, free wills, simple gesture
free wills, simple gesture, christlike life: Good Morning Cal, Got your email question this morning up here in Canada, where we have about 6 inches of snow over Friday and today. Cal having an erection is a normal God given reaction to stimulus created by hugging and kissing. It is an effect...

Christianity --Youth Issues: imagination an adultery?, committeth adultery, bill of divorcement
committeth adultery, bill of divorcement, two shall become one: Hey! Fmj, nice to hear from you on this query... First off, let s see what Jesus had to say about this *adultery issue*! Luke 16:18 Every one that putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and he that marrieth one that is put...

Christianity --Youth Issues: kissing a sin, good kisser, beloved brethren
good kisser, beloved brethren, sinful desires: Good Morning Fmj.... Well I don t know anyone who has the name * Torrid*, and if they are a good kisser? So kissing Torrid wouldn t count as sin.....! LOL Now, if you are talking of * passionate * kissing, like really getting into to it, although...

Christianity --Youth Issues: masturbation and attraction to male, lm 21, male pornography
lm 21, male pornography, accountability partner: Chris - There is some question as to whether masturbation is a sin or not. It may not be. In your case, since you masturbate to male pornography, and I m assuming you are male, it probably is due to the lust. You can t just stop that desire, it s not that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Re: to Validation, beareth witness, jesus john
beareth witness, jesus john, beginning with god: hehehehe Allah answers.. [Quran 2:23] And if you are in doubt about what We have sent down upon Our Servant [Muhammad], then produce a surah/cahpter the like thereof and call upon your witnesses other than Allah , if you should be truthful. [Quran...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Rubber Fetish, women in the bible, low carb diet
women in the bible, low carb diet, rubber fetish: Latex clothing - no problem. But be prepared for people to think you re weird, which in this day and age is not necessarily a bad thing. I m pretty open about these things in some ways, and traditionally conservative in others. My opinion is pretty much...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Alcohol, two different things, new wine
two different things, new wine, war men: Hi Amanda.... The wine that Jesus made wasn t old wine, but new wine. New wine has very little alcohol in it. When His Word, says do not get drunk on wine. He wouldn t go against His own word, and make it so. Even those partaking said, the *good wine*...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bad words, blessings and curses, inappropriate thoughts
blessings and curses, inappropriate thoughts, deadly poison: Well when we look at the Italians who have wine at every meal, and often, and no problem.... The word says, don t get drunk on wine, or spirits of any kind.. Get the idea. It isn t what one does, it comes down to whatever *controls* a believer, other than...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bible, childrens bible, question pool
childrens bible, question pool, mr burns: Hey Amanda..... I found this question in the Question Pool, not directed to me at all.... That is why I didn t find this till now.... Why not save the childrens bible, and give it some other child that would like to know the story of Jesus.. You never...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian, 1 corinthians 14, branches of christianity
1 corinthians 14, branches of christianity, branches of protestantism: Hi Alicia, found this question in the question pool, not directed to me at all. Lucky I just looked in the pool and there you were... Paul said the same thing to the Corinthians..... Some were saying they were of Pauls ministry, others were saying they...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christianity, corinthians chapter, lord jesus christ
corinthians chapter, lord jesus christ, corinthian believers: Good Morning Amanda... I appreciate your comiing back to gain some understanding of spiritual things concerning the Kingdom of Our Lord.... Amanda... Just about any bible you can buy in a Christian book store is a good book. Any bible that only comes...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christianity, http www youtube, gain pleasure
http www youtube, gain pleasure, name of allah: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum Dear Sister, I am sorry for the late reply. There are divisions because satan tempts people not to follow the true rules and regulations set by God and thus...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Why the creation?!, sexual attractions, christian interpretation
sexual attractions, christian interpretation, gift from god: I ve been asked this question a lot, and to be honest, I have no answer. I simply don t know. It does seem to be unlike God, but looking at it from God s point of view, maybe not. I believe everyone has a sin, or sins, that they commit all the time, and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: dirty talk, temple of the holy ghost, ways of having sex
temple of the holy ghost, ways of having sex, fire and brimstone: dirty talk should be avoided to keep satan at bay. Otherwise there is strong risk of getting closer to the opposite sex and fall victim to adultery. 1 Corinthians 6:18-20 & 1 Corinthians 7:1-2 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Donations, collection plates, renumeration
collection plates, renumeration, levites: Barber Ahhh...., I understand now. Why am I personally asking for donations. Quite frankly, I had forgotten I had put that on my profile. The reason I did is because some people ask about it. there is no obligation whatsoever, and I don t expect it....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation/Conscience, masturbation, bible
Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation/Conscience, masturbation, bible, porn

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is he heaven sent, whole nine yards, alcohol problem
whole nine yards, alcohol problem, abusive relationship: Hajji- Well, as long as you re younger than me, I guess I could consider you a youth, lol. But I m wondering why you wrote to me rather than someone else - could you respond with a follow-up and let me know? I don t really know how to answer your question...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Hi, adult words, mr burns
adult words, mr burns, water leak: Hi Rachel... it is so nice to know you are still out there looking for the Truth. I understand what you are saying..... If you would care to give me a few of these words you think have a different meaning since you ve grown out of childhood. I sure will...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Joss sticks, water jesus, father jacob
water jesus, father jacob, joss sticks: Hi Alicia. Such a lovely name....... Well today, there is always another way to skin a cat, so to speak... Instead of using *damn*, it is just as simple to use *darn*. But the one that lets us know that are mouths need to be cleaned up, is Him, who is...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation/Conscience, praying to god, straight to the point
praying to god, straight to the point, backsliding: Aaron I m not sure, but it sounds like you re having a hard time forgiving yourself, and no, there s nothing wrong with that. It happens to a lot of people, including me. God has indeed forgiven you, as soon as you asked Him. Even though you may feel...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Purity, prayer bible study, impossible question
prayer bible study, impossible question, purity: Alicia- Purity means different things to different people. It s pretty much an impossible question to answer, but I ll try. How? Prayer, Bible study, seeking advice from older, wiser, mentors. Whenever you question whether or not you re being pure,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Purity, hi girls, spirit of christ
hi girls, spirit of christ, christlikeness: Great job girls! I figured something was up, and thanks for the verification... Would love a pic of you girls. And don t forget these questions are good questions. And knowing the truth about Christianity being a living relationship with Jesus, rather than...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Speech, larry burns, question pool
larry burns, question pool, mr burns: Alicia, the only bad words the Lord recognizes that would damage a Christians fellowship with Him, is blaspheming the Holy Spirit, or using His name in vain.. As one grows in the likeness of Christ, control of the tongue, and the thoughts of the mind, come...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sppech, maylaysia, biblical perspective
maylaysia, biblical perspective, christian perspective: Alicia- I can answer your question from a Biblical, Christian perspective, and also from an American cultural perspective, but have no knowledge of Malayasian cultural usage of bad language. From a Biblical perspective, there are two commandments that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: about homosexuality - RE:, bible talks, temple of the holy spirit
bible talks, temple of the holy spirit, woman god: Jefferson, The best way to help you in this is to point to the Bible. In Genesis God made man and Woman. God intended that a Man and a Woman be married and to grow the population. When someone is in a homosexual relationship they are giving into sin. Sin...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is oral sex and "fingering" a sin?, mr burns, doeth
mr burns, doeth, simple answer: Hi Gavin...... Well Gavin if you want the simple answer just look at your post.... Just the fact that you are both *concerned* about this, and are seeking for an answer, should give you a clue! Secondly *ALL UNRIGHTEOUSNESS* is sin. Thirdly, *All things...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Scary dream..About Devil, mom dad, mr burns
mom dad, mr burns, scary dream: Hi Danielle..... Would someone in a church think you had lost it? Yes, depending on what church and to what person.... To someone who is a spirit filled, spirit led, and knowledgeable in the spiritual matters, it is easily understood. So you ve come to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Woman and the bible.., Woman, inferior
Woman, inferior, Man: Hey Katrina, you have a really good question that quite a few people talk about. I will give you my opinion of the veils, which I will address first. When reading the Bible you have to think of it as 3 main thing: 1) Its the word of God. 2) Its...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bulling (Sort of), strong faith, three kids
strong faith, three kids, insult: Zach- You are very much being bullied, not just sort of. Ignoring it is one solution, but you can take just so much before you need to do something about it. Telling them to stop might work, but you have to be firm and say that you re tired of it and want...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Confusion about christianity, pastor don carpenter, everyday experiences
pastor don carpenter, everyday experiences, genesis 1: Hello Ryan, Thank you so much for these great questions. Each one of these questions could easily be the subject of an entire book. I will try to answer each one briefly and to the point. If you require more information, simply post a follow up question....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Dating, religionist, youth pastor
religionist, youth pastor, young adult: Kissing and French kissing is consider sexual, so I m guessing you will not do that with him either. Just really know what you are saying, and be steadfast. Do you think God will rejoice in the fact that you are kissing and french kissing your boyfriend?...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Dating or choosing god, gangs and drugs, 3 strikes
gangs and drugs, 3 strikes, god in my life: Justin- I think you know the right answer, but you have to decide for yourself. You know that gangs are wrong. You know that drugs are wrong. You know that getting bad grades is wrong. So even before you even get to the issues of your gf s race, you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: depression, experience depression, dealing with depression
experience depression, dealing with depression, weary soul: No problem. It could be hormones,it could be a lot of things. Take time to reflect on yourself. There could be some under lining problem that you need to face. All in all, continue going to your counselor. Or shop around and look for new ones. It takes a...

Christianity --Youth Issues: female attraction, catching feelings, psychologist therapist
catching feelings, psychologist therapist, female attraction: Hi Jade- Thanks for getting back to me. Normally, by the age of 17, your sexual orientation would be clear. Yours is not. Are you a Lesbian? Probably not. Are you bisexual? Possible, but I doubt that, too. My guess is that your fantasies are just...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Fetish, sexual lust, definitio
sexual lust, definitio, sexual object: Cliff- That s a lot of questions, dude. I ll do my best to answer them. You say that you re asexual and have no interest in sex, but masturbating is very much sex, normally considered sex with oneself (assuming that no one else is stimulating you.)...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Fetishism, calvin klein model, sexual immorality
calvin klein model, sexual immorality, sexual fetish: Well, depends what you mean by fetish. I m going to assume a sexual fetish? But, any kind of sexual immorality is clearly against the Scriptures. Here is one: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain...

Christianity --Youth Issues: holy trinity, council at nicea, word trinity
council at nicea, word trinity, jesus answer: Jade- I don t know how old you are, so my answer really depends a little bit on your age. If you would share that with me, I ll answer back soon about your fantasies, okay? Also give me a little history about any dating you ve done. I know it s really...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth Ministry, youth worship team, youth group program
youth worship team, youth group program, church youth group: DIRECT ME TO SCRIPTURE #PERHAPS I HAVE MISSED SOMETHING# AND OTHER SITES THAT COULD HELP. “Music is like food. The right type in the right amount is good for you. The wrong type in any amount is bad. Unfortunately, with music it’s the bad stuff that can...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth Pastor, youth worship team, youth group program
youth worship team, youth group program, church youth group: Hi Jessica, Thank you so much for this great question. I am sorry for what you are going through. I do believe that I have a few things for you to consider when approaching this situation. 1. You are dealing with a young guy that needs to grow up....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth Pastor Issues, youth worship team, youth group program
youth worship team, youth group program, church youth group: Jessica, I think that you are correct. He should not be using other music and changing the words. That is a copyright violation and he could be setting the church up for legal trouble if he continues. I would suggest you make this known to the Pastor and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth Pastor Problems, youth worship team, youth group program
youth worship team, youth group program, church youth group: Jessica- His behavior, i.e., trying to keep the kids engaged will ultimately fail. They will see him as one of them. What you need to point out to him is that he is their youth leader first, and their friend second, and it will never be any other way....

Christianity --Youth Issues: age your considered an adult, sexual intercourse, biblical references
sexual intercourse, biblical references, teen years: Ebony, I am so sorry that I did not get back with you quicker on this question. My settings were a bit messed up for this website and it prevented me for a while. I know some people may dance around this question but I will tell you what I believe...

Christianity --Youth Issues: blasphemy against the holy spirit., blasphemy against the holy spirit, merciful god
blasphemy against the holy spirit, merciful god, evil spirit: Ryan- I read the article until I got to: Untruthful Teaching #1 - If you worry about, you haven t done it That is exactly what *I* teach. I glanced at the rest of the article, and I reject it entirely. I believe in a merciful God who looks into your...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Burning of some guy's rubber raincoat., rubber raincoat, masturbation survey
rubber raincoat, masturbation survey, fetish object: David- Interesting story about the raincoat. I have a feeling it wasn t so much the raincoat that the mom was trying to get rid of as it was the mastturbation. For some reason, it s a taboo subject that no one wants to talk about yet almost every male...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Evangelical christians vs. sexual fetishes., heterosexual marriage, sexual fetishes
heterosexual marriage, sexual fetishes, target store: David- I can t answer for evangelical Christians specifically, because they (and all Chrisitans) have differring opinions on all topics. As for myself, any sexual fetish within a healthy heterosexual marriage is fine, as long as both parties agree to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbation punishments., masturbation survey, wetdreams
masturbation survey, wetdreams, thin belt: David- Okay, I ve answered a couple questions for you. Would you answer a couple for me? Why are you reading this stuff? Why are you concerned about whether the parents in the stories are Christian or not? Do you have an underlying question that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Present day youth, problem teens, everyday struggles
problem teens, everyday struggles, sex etc: Hey. Sorry for the late response, I have been quite busy. Anyway, I think a great slide that you should put in your video are everyday struggles teen have. If you are a teen or have been one than that should be easy for you. Teens basically deal with the same...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Addictions..., school worship, child of god
school worship, child of god, true child: I think people forget that God is a very loving God. He is not a dictator, he wants us to come to him with open arms and turn from our ways. My first suggestion is talking to someone about your past(Molestation) like a therapist. I understand how that can...

Christianity --Youth Issues: adultry, fleshly lusts, strangers and pilgrims
fleshly lusts, strangers and pilgrims, adultury: Hi Jazz, Thanks for this interesting question. If you are lusting after someone who is married, it would still be adultery... if not it would be fornication, both are sins. Matthew 5:27–30 (AV) 27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Continuos masturbation, jesus christ our lord, day god
jesus christ our lord, day god, open question: Hi Robert, Thank you for this honest and open question. I am sorry for what you are going through. God will forgive you every time you come to Him. He tells us to forgive even if someone sins against us 7 times in the same day... God is a forgiving...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Intensity of my sexual fetishes., sexual fetishes, sexual fetish
sexual fetishes, sexual fetish, power rangers: David- I would think that there is nothing more to your intensity of orgasms than the fact that you re aging. I think that the younger you are, the more intense the sexual pleasure and that it just wanes naturally as you get older. That s certainly been...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Male masturbation & spirituality., fantasy dreamworld, f4 tornado
fantasy dreamworld, f4 tornado, masturbation sessions: David- Thanks for the explanation - very enlightening for me - I never knew of the connection with masturbation and autism. Again, if it continues to trouble you, I think therapy might do you a lot of good. If you determine that it is not an addiction,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Peircings, facial piercings, temple of the holy spirit
facial piercings, temple of the holy spirit, sweeping generalization: Denise, I know that many who attend church have a tendency to be very judgmental. You are who you are and I do not think that you have to apologize for that. I do think that you have to understand that if you have so many piercings that it makes most people...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sadism & Christianity, autopsy photos, methods of torture
autopsy photos, methods of torture, sexual aspects: Eleanor Interesting hobby you have. Don t be surprised if some people think you re a freak at best or mentally ill at worst. But everyone, I think, has that in the back of their mind - a somewhat perverse interest in death or dying. In some ways, it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: unforgivable sin, god in the new testament, spirit ual
god in the new testament, spirit ual, i corinthians 2: John it is simple....And the Lord always made the most complicated things of mankind simple... Eg... the root of all evil is the love for money! Simple.... Right? Well here is the simple truth.... Jesus said, that which fills the heart is that which comes...

Christianity --Youth Issues: past trauma has led to an obsession, spirit filled christian church, worldly desires
Christianity --Youth Issues: past trauma has led to an obsession, spirit filled christian church, worldly desires, prayer and fasting

Christianity --Youth Issues: How far is too far?, sex before marriage, man god
sex before marriage, man god, far thanks: Cassidy- You really need to determine the answer that yourself. The Bible doesn t say anything about making out or petting. It does say not to lust. Doing that will probably cause your boyfriend to lust after you, and maybe even vice versa. But the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Where the line is crossed, genital organs, small of my back
genital organs, small of my back, cutest couple: Liz- It s not up to me to tell you where the line is - the Bible is completely vague about the situation, and the most we can discern from it is that you re not supposed to have sex before you are married. If you don t think you crossed the line, then...

Christianity --Youth Issues: past trauma has led to an obsession, extreme obsession, mood swings
extreme obsession, mood swings, anger management: Lisa- You have to understand that God did not want this to happen, and you are in no way to blame for it. I m not well enough trained to help you through all your issues. You really need to find a therapist to talk to about them. Here are some resources...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Premarital Sex, sexual manipulation, sex relations
sexual manipulation, sex relations, unmarried individuals: As used in the Bible, “fornication” (Greek, por·nei′a) applies to illicit sexual relations outside of Scriptural marriage. It includes adultery, prostitution, and sex relations between unmarried individuals, as well as oral and anal sex and the sexual...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Pride...... problem with poverty, pastor don, math teacher
pastor don, math teacher, humbleness: Hi Tash, Thank you so much for your question. I am sorry for the heartach you are going through. I have a few things to help you with the specifics you the teacher interaction you had, then I think I have a pretty large point to make regarding the root...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Questions, thinking about things, late at night
thinking about things, late at night, boyfriends: Abortion is a very controversial subject. I m not sure if there is a right answer to this question. Strictly speaking, I believe that life begins at conception, but there are other things that have to be considered, primarily the mother s health and emotional...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I want to die, benefit of the doubt, bible claims
benefit of the doubt, bible claims, angry person: Hi Tash- Thank you for trusting me with your issues. First off, I can assure you that God does not want you to die, nor cut yourself or hurt yourself in any way. He wants you to live as HIS child, in HIS arms and comforted all the time. Tash, you are...

Christianity --Youth Issues: My new path?, man seeth, looketh on the heart
man seeth, looketh on the heart, man looketh: Hi Christopher, Thank you for this great question. I am sorry it has taken me so long to answer you. There are a couple of things that you need to keep in mind. 1. Don t trust your heart or those feelings and impressions you get about others. The...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Why am I having sleep paralysis & dreams about the devil?, sleep paralysis, scary dreams
sleep paralysis, scary dreams, mom dad: Dreams are part of the subconsciousness, so something is influencing your subconscious to produce these dreams. I ve witness people who experience not be able to move or speak during a demonic dream or even sighting. I suggest, playing the word of God through...

Christianity --Youth Issues: A submission fetish with money, bed undefiled, fetish fantasy
bed undefiled, fetish fantasy, fantasy gifts: Hi Melody, Thank you for this great question. I am very sorry for my late response. I am not even sure where to start here. This does not look like an answer to your prayers but a trap authored by the forces of darkness. Always remember that a gift...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Youth and tithes, malachai, god lives
malachai, god lives, levites: Read the following scriptures: Genesis 28:20 Jacob vowed a vow: “If God stands by me and protects me on this journey on which I’m setting out, keeps me in food and clothing, 21 and brings me back in one piece to my father’s house, this God will be my...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Faith, trailing in the wake, faith in god
trailing in the wake, faith in god, home responsibilities: Hi Jamie, Thank you for this great question. I am sorry for my late response. The opposite of fear is love. The more you develop a personal relationship with God, the more your fear will be replaced by love. It is imperative you get to church, pray,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: human nature, gautama buddha, first and great commandment
gautama buddha, first and great commandment, nature question: Dear Suzuki..... Okay, I figured out my mistake in getting the two moms mixed up.... But I have it now! (Quote)My question is, how could your Christian God be good, yet send a good person to Hell? (end quote) The misunderstanding comes from the misunderstanding...

Christianity --Youth Issues: knowing, christian religions, true christianity
christian religions, true christianity, mom and dad: well, so nice to hear back from you Suzuki, I m very glad to find this email from you....! Yes, my testimony.... When my sister and I were seven or eight years old, my parents started going to church down at the corner... My parents and dads brother had...

Christianity --Youth Issues: what is lust?, holy spirit, having sex
holy spirit, having sex, forgiveness: Jahairah, The most important thing to remember about sin is this. If something separates you from God then it is considered sin. If these thoughts you have for this boy feel like they are sin then they most likely are just that. Your heart is where the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Was I being too modest, male frontal nudity, graphic nudity
male frontal nudity, graphic nudity, sex before marriage: Hi Priscilla... God sent you this fella to show you some very important lessons to a christian.... (1) Just because it looks like a duck, quack like a duck and even walks like a duck, doesn t always mean it is a duck, as you found out... Which is why...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Past sins still hunting !, marvelous god, water baptism
marvelous god, water baptism, fear of the lord: Tom- thanks for writing. Hope I can help. You asked: 1. Is god pleased with a girl boy relationship? No matter they r not fornicators? Yes. God intended for a man and woman to be married. Not sure what you mean about the fornicators. 2....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Question Regarding Marriage, going to a wedding, girl age
going to a wedding, girl age, lifelong commitment: Terence- I am not familiar enough with your cultural customs to answer your question. You may wish to talk to your parents or your pastor for a better answer. By American standards, it s extremely rare to propose marriage after only a few weeks of talking...

Christianity --Youth Issues: what is really lust, righteousness of god, control matter
righteousness of god, control matter, christ jesus: Hi Jahairah.... No, it isn t a sin to think on these matters Jahairah. Humans are inquisitive by nature, and questions need to be asked. To lust after someone, or something, is speaking of a *self control matter*! When a desire consumes one whereby they can...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Sheep in Wolves Clothing?, male frontal nudity, graphic nudity
male frontal nudity, graphic nudity, sex before marriage: Priscilla- I m sorry you ve had such a bad dating experience. That s not meant to be by God. Here s some answers: 1) Possibly. Because of his past, he may be sexually experienced, and even if saved, may think that sex is normal before marriage....

Christianity --Youth Issues: true love, 2 corinthians 6, knowing jesus
2 corinthians 6, knowing jesus, sex before marriage: Hi Rubel Thank you for this great question. I am sorry that it has taken me so long to answer you. The problem is if one of you is converted and the other is not... but it looks like you are both believers. 2 Corinthians 6:14 (AV) 14 Be ye not unequally...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual purity, dreams in your life, satanic attacks
Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual purity, dreams in your life, satanic attacks, strong in spirit

Christianity --Youth Issues: I want to convert to catholicism from judaism!, feeling at home, shul
Christianity --Youth Issues: I want to convert to catholicism from judaism!, feeling at home, shul, bath water

Christianity --Youth Issues: Fixing our Relationship, relationship question, boundary lines
relationship question, boundary lines, rest of our lives: Faith- I think you two have done a lot more thinking about things than most people your age, and I m proud of you. the fact that you re long distance will indeed make it easier to not, well, you know. Mechanics is a good choice. Americans will always...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Issues concerning long time friendship, psalm 26, psalm 43
psalm 26, psalm 43, old friendships: To change your associations. Said the psalmist: “I have not sat with men of untruth; and with those who hide what they are I do not come in.” (Psalm 26:4) Breaking off old friendships is not easy. Like the psalmist you may need to pray: “From the man of...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Issues concerning long time friendship, time friendship, local customs
time friendship, local customs, christian faith: Oluwa- I can t really answer this because I do not know your local customs and culture. As a Christian, I would just tell him NO, repeatedly. Only YOU are responsible for your money and your house. Do not loan him money. If you can, lock him out of...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Long Distance Relationship, long distance relationship, long distance relationships
long distance relationship, long distance relationships, hot potatoe: Hi Sonia... It sounds like you are living with your parents. If so, the Lord says OBEY YOUR PARENTS! And I can agree with them in this, that this fella is only looking for a way in...! Secondly you ask, How does God work with long distance relationships?...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Respect for Boundaries, touchy feely, christian household
touchy feely, christian household, relationship with god: IF HIS FAMILY IS HINDU, BUT HE ISN T, THEN WHAT DO YOU THINK? Hinduism is not something people choose as their religion, like we do today, Hinduism is a way of life, passed on through the family, he doesn’t have a choice. HE BELIEVES IN JESUS AND...

Christianity --Youth Issues: sexual purity, sexual purity, recurring dreams
sexual purity, recurring dreams, attractive women: Matt- I m not sure that you need to tell anyone. You ve told me. The first step to solving any addiction and move towards recovery is to admit that you have that addiction. thus, by telling me, you ve admitted it. You could possibly help your cousin...

Christianity --Youth Issues: is it a sin, sexual urges, boys girls
sexual urges, boys girls, control 1: According to God s word the bible, Masturbation is wrong for boys & girls. Rather than resort to masturbation to relieve pent-up sexual urges, strive to cultivate self-control. (1 Thessalonians 4:4, 5) To help you to do that, the Bible recommends that you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Suicidal Thoughts, true soul mate, angry with god
true soul mate, angry with god, faithful member: Hi Prisciall.... I am very glad that you feel comfortable enough to share these things with me... But in the course of the last 30+ years I have had many women come to me after a bible study, and share the same heartfelt pains from past abuses. I think they...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Talking to my girlfriend about my past, personal disclosure, freshman year
personal disclosure, freshman year, sexual sins: Hi Pedro, Thanks for this follow up. Intamacy is something that should alsways continue to grow, even in marriage. Perhaps there will come a time when you will share that... but not now. Just know that this kind of sin starts with a curiosity and when...

Christianity --Youth Issues: I want to convert to catholicism from judaism!, moral compass, abidance
moral compass, abidance, nearby school: Hi Aly- I congratulate you on researching and studying religions other than your own and reaching a conclusion that you d like to become a Christian and join the Catholic church. First of all, if you re under 18, I feel certain that your parents would...

Christianity --Youth Issues: bible studies, regularbaptistpress, regular baptist press
regularbaptistpress, regular baptist press, would like your opinion: Hi Kris Thank you for this great question. I am sorry for this late response. If you are doing the study yourself, I would suggest that you go through the Book of John. John will give the basics about Jesus and give truth about saving grace. If you...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Dream, 1 corinthians 14, 1 corinthians 12
1 corinthians 14, 1 corinthians 12, dream question: Well Rachel it all depends on who you look to for advice, or counsil. And if you checked on who this fella is, you would find this.. My name is Jimmy Akin, and I am your blog host. I was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. But at age 20...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Dream, mr burns, light of christ
mr burns, light of christ, strongholds: As previously answered. What is done, or not done in a dream is not sin, But opportunity to examine oneself in the light of Christ. Really, that simmple Rachel.. Knowing what is of HIM, and what is of the Liar, is also learned through dreams. We also...

Christianity --Youth Issues: How do i let God take control of my life?, confidentiality law, client confidentiality
confidentiality law, client confidentiality, life question: Sarah- I m not sure of a therapist/confidentiality law. There is definitely a confidentiality law with a psychiatrist, because they are medical doctors. As far as having to inform your guardians, it s possible that you cannot see a psychiatrist without...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Why did God create me?
this is true: You ARE a dirty, filthy, worthless, disgusting, depraved, vile, evil sinner, and in that regard, you re exactly like me. The reason why you re a sinner is not God s plan, it was Adam who disobeyed Him and introduced evil into the world. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Obeying Your Parents/Divorce
Ryan- Sorry it s taken me so long to answer. First off, you can have a relationship with both your mother and your father. Neither one of them has any say in the matter. Your father cannot tell you not to see your mother. You re an adult, you can make...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Intimate Issues
Ursula- Thanks for replying - your answer was extremely helpful in formulating some sort of answer. The way I understand it, you are asking for advice on how to refrain from intercourse while still maintaining your close relationship with a man you’re...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Christian mind games, due time christ, bible truth
due time christ, bible truth, face of god: Hello Again Alex, Your reaction to realizing God is Holy therefore you are not... is a normal and Biblical reaction. The prophet Isaiah had the same reaction when he had a vision of God. Isaiah 6:1–5 (AV) 1 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Forgiveness in relationships ( Christian advice), bible and the quran, christ follower
Christianity --Youth Issues: Forgiveness in relationships ( Christian advice), bible and the quran, christ follower, chief priests

Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, man christ jesus, faith one
Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, man christ jesus, faith one, adam and eve

Christianity --Youth Issues: Do we go to far?, resisting temptation, god is the one
resisting temptation, god is the one, open relationship: Luke First of all, thank you for trusting me with your questions. You should know that i get this question a lot, so I hope you don t mind if I share an essay I wrote with you - see it below. Nobody said it was going to be easy resisting temptation,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Forgiveness, pastor don carpenter, different girls
pastor don carpenter, different girls, sexual relations: Hi Sandra, Thank you so much for this very touching question. I am sorry you are going through this. It looks like you are confusing forgiveness with trust. Nowhere in the Bible do we find that we are to forgive and forget. Forgiveness is our surrender...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Forgiveness in relationships ( Christian advice), different girls, christian advice
different girls, christian advice, 8 years: The bible says what the quran says. Adulterers are to be punished. Their sin will be in them. If you read the bible carefully its self explanatory that Jesus never claimed to be begotten son of God nor he asked to be worshipped. Once people understand...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Judgement, obsession and possession, world depression
obsession and possession, world depression, spiritual wisdom: Telling someone to see a therapist because they re depressed is the smart thing to do. You may think that I don t have spiritual wisdom, but no amount of spiritual wisdom is going to be able to solve depression through email. I know when I m out of my league....

Christianity --Youth Issues: Judgement., righteous judgement, judge angels
righteous judgement, judge angels, loose translation: Why do you insist that I haven t already done that? You don t know me. You don t know the experiences I ve had. You don t know what s in my heart. the only judgement that counts is when we stand in front of God and answer for our lives, not any judgement...

Christianity --Youth Issues: religion, believing in jesus, creation of the universe
believing in jesus, creation of the universe, touchy topic: Tristan- Thanks for writing. It s certainly not wrong to have friends of other religions. Jesus calls us to spread His story, but He doesn t always tell us how to do it. Religion certainly is a touchy topic for some, and unfortunately, some Christians...

Christianity --Youth Issues: salvation, hebrews 6, somebodies
hebrews 6, somebodies, life in christ: That s all part of the mystery. My interpretation has always been that no one could come to the father but through me, me = Jesus. We don t know exactly what that means. Jesus has promised to return. Perhaps by the time he comes back, all will have heard,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: the angel of light, pastor don, life job
pastor don, life job, marvelous job: Hi Cathy, Thank you for this very interesting question. You are trying to figure out the source of the little voices in your head... are they from God or not? Now that we have the Bible, God uses the Bible, Biblical counselors, and the promptings of...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Despration, normal little girl, christian counselor
normal little girl, christian counselor, 23 years: Shay- I m so sorry that happened to you. The first thing you need to learn and hold on to is that it is NOT your fault. You did nothing to deserve that treatment. I wish there was something I could say or do to help you, but deep-seated memories and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: help, 16 going on 17, bottom of my heart
16 going on 17, bottom of my heart, tight grip: Liz - I m not sure that masturbation really is a sin. It stops lust, and is far preferable to having sex outside of marriage. Even married people masturbate, and they have access to sex most of the time. How do you stop? Good question. Two things...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Interesting theories, gas giant planet, director ridley scott
gas giant planet, director ridley scott, alien saga: Hi David- It s been a while, how are you doing? You ve got me at a disadvantage here, because I ve seen neither movie, in fact, I don t recall that I ve even heard of Prometheus. The only thing I ve seen of his was Gladiator (where he was uncredited...

Christianity --Youth Issues: land spirits, ancestors, indigenous religion, land spirits, indigenous religion
land spirits, indigenous religion, asatruar: Hi Rose, Thank you for this great question. I am very glad you are interested in Jesus even though you were not raised Christian. My advice to you is to keep reading your Bible, and pray to Jesus for direction. I do agree that you may need to make a...

Christianity --Youth Issues: masturbation, sexual fantasy, pastor don
sexual fantasy, pastor don, adultery: Hi J Thank you for this very common question. It is amazing how many young people ask this question of me on the internet. Here is what the Bible teaches: Matthew 5:27–30 (AV) 27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Self Gratification/Masturbation, self gratification, sexual therapist
self gratification, sexual therapist, bad habit: Marie- Whoever told you that a girl doing it is wrong and for a guy normal, has no clue. More boys (stats say 90-92% of guys do it, the others lied on the survey) do it than girls (about 50% +), but that doesn t make it wrong. Is it wrong? Well, if it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Fetish, aa program, giant wall
aa program, giant wall, sugar coat: Hi Chase. Glad to hear some light got shed into those dark places, eh? Here is my email address, you can use to contact me other than this site. I ll send this along, and give you some further insight on your latest query, once I hear from you... I...

Christianity --Youth Issues: a few more questions, 2 corinthians 5, pre marital sex
2 corinthians 5, pre marital sex, jesus disciples: Hi Rose, glad to hear back from you.. (1) Are Jesus and God the same? Answer. God is a Spirit! But mankind couldn t relate to something they couldn t see! So God, made Himself a flesh and blood body, through a Spiritual conception in Mary, Jesus being...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Hermaphrodism, Intersex ..., male genitalia, hermaphrodism
male genitalia, hermaphrodism, question thanks: John- I know little about hermaphroditism, other that knowing what it is. So I can t really answer your question from a physical/scientific point of view. From a theological point of view, I think (and this is only an opinion), a hermaphrodite could...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Holy Spirit, man christ jesus, holy spirit god
man christ jesus, holy spirit god, 2 corinthians 5: Good Evening Adrian; The scripture says.... God is a Spirit! John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. Since God is Holy, then His Spirit is the Holy Spirit. When Jesus came out of the waters...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Holy Spirit, indwelling of the holy spirit, concrete illustrations
indwelling of the holy spirit, concrete illustrations, presence of god: Adrian - Sorry this took so long. I couldn t find any great illustrations on the Holy Spirit alone, but my good friend Gene came up with this one: a balloon The Holy Spirit is the presence of God living unseen, but most definitely felt, within...

Christianity --Youth Issues: indigenous religion, indigenous religion, lords prayer
indigenous religion, lords prayer, god spirit: Hi Rose.... Everyone from Adam till the time of Christ died in sin. And the wages of sin is death. And they all, save for Enoch, and Elijah, went into the place called death! BUT, when Jesus died and went into the place of Death , and preached...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Missionary Dating, family religion, passion of christ
family religion, passion of christ, good kid: Annie- The answer to your question is simple - yes, there s ALWAYS a possibility that he can become Christian. At the age of 18, you do not really need your parent s permission to date, unless of course you still live at home. Unfortuantely, their rules...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Having a relationship with God, four gospels, ancestral path
four gospels, ancestral path, wonderful journey: Hi Rose! I am so glad to find your query in my inbox today. You have been on my mind since our last dialogue, and I am very happy to see you seeking for the truth. Rose, to come to know God, we first come to know Jesus, as the Son of God. For Jesus said,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Connection with God, god question, some thirty years
god question, some thirty years, river jordan: Great Jessica, now you understand why the Word, says... And the Word was God! You want to know Him better, you need to come to know the Word better. Jesus is not separate from His WORD. The more you come to know the Word of God, you come to know Jesus,who...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Struggling to be patient in The Lord with his timing. Confused!, rough patches, hands of god
rough patches, hands of god, wrong guys: Hi Michelle, Thank you for this great question. I am very sorry that I took so long in answering your question. It sounds like you have made some mistakes, but you really want to do things right. I have a few general rules that will help you identify...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Confused, rough patches, hands of god
rough patches, hands of god, wrong guys: Michelle - Thanks so much for writing and trusting me with your problem. I cannot think of a Bible story that directly affects your problem, but I do have some thoughts that I ll share that may help you. First of all, you re only 17. Being dumped on...

Christianity --Youth Issues: ALL sins forgiven?, blasphemy of the holy spirit, sin against the holy spirit
blasphemy of the holy spirit, sin against the holy spirit, terrible thought: There s a rule in youth ministry. If no student ever yells I hate you directly to you, then you re not doing youth ministry right. Amanda - if you re not angry at God sometimes, then you re not doing it right, it meaning loving God. You get angry because...

Christianity --Youth Issues: how to become a christian, signs of allah, name of allah
signs of allah, name of allah, unfading beauty: Bismillahir-Rahmanir-Rahim (In the Name of Allah/God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful) Assalmalaikum (Peace be upon you) Dear Brother, Extremely sorry for the late reply. In case you need to ask more questions you may also email me at ahmer82@hotmail.com...

Christianity --Youth Issues: What Biblical Scriptures Say, leviticus 18 22, catholic bishops conference
leviticus 18 22, catholic bishops conference, catholic bishops conference of the philippines: Hi Lour Thanks for this great question. I am glad that you want to know what the Bible says... not just waht some religious leaders think. What matters is what God says. Yes there is a passage in Leviticus ... but there are also some New Testament verses...

Christianity --Youth Issues: how to become a christian, willing heart, works of god
Christianity --Youth Issues: how to become a christian, willing heart, works of god, god john

Christianity --Youth Issues: HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?, 1 corinthians 7, eyes of god
1 corinthians 7, eyes of god, pastor don: Hi Debu, Thanks for this great question. There are two ways to guarantee that you will remain pure sexually: Either don t touch at all or get married.... anything more is a risk... because by kissing etc you are starting something that is meant to be...

Christianity --Youth Issues: FYI, word was god, children of god
Christianity --Youth Issues: FYI, word was god, children of god, chief corner stone

Christianity --Youth Issues: flatting with the opposite sex, strong faith, scripture
strong faith, scripture, joke: Hi Megan Thank you for this great question. I assume by flatting you mean sharing an apartment. There are two issues to consider: 1. Does this create temptation to commit fornication (sex outside of marriage)? Romans 13:14 (AV) 14 But put ye on...

Christianity --Youth Issues: FYI, muslim faith, wolf in sheeps clothing
muslim faith, wolf in sheeps clothing, christian category: These are all your words....which stands no backing from the scriptures. Below is your answer from the scriptures. [Quran 2:168] O you people! Eat of what is on earth, Lawful and good; and do not follow the footsteps of the evil one (satan), for he is to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Rubber Acceptance, latex suit, rubber fetish
latex suit, rubber fetish, steady job: Justin- I think you re beginning to get it. It s all in your mind, and you get to choose whether to follow God, or follow your fetishes. It s a tough choice sometimes, but God continues to love you unconditionally. I ve probably already quoted this to...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Having a girlfriend
Pretty much the same answer, depending on your definition of girlfriend . Having one special girl that you re exclusive with is certainly okay. The only issue you need to worry about is going too far and having sex. Oral sex, btw, is indeed sex. God wants...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Living Morally Correct
Hi Charity - thanks for writing. Sorry it s taken me a couple days -I ve been really busy, I m retired, and have no clue how I managed to work 40 hours a week for almost 50 years. Your answer is a good one, in that it does not bring glory to God, but...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Belief in God
Brad, Thanks for writing. My personal belief, since I ve been involved in youth ministry for 35 years, and 15 years prior to that I WAS a youth, I ve seen a lot about Christianity and who bleives and who doesn t. Youth ministry has had an ebb and flow...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Masturbaion & Gods messages
Michael- Thanks for your reply. I think you have an excellent handle on this issue. My personal thought is that at your age, you should probably stick to kissing, and no more. If you get an erection and ejactulate (without her assistance), then it...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Motivation for not sinning
Jake- It seems that simple, but it s not. The negative impacts are that you ve taken yourself away from God while still on Earth, making your life more miserable to live. Yes, you can be forgiven, and you will be, and you ll be given a second, third,...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Are these religious names for guys?
Hi David, how have you been? It s good to hear from you. Jebidiah is a Hebrew name, but not found in the Bible. Jedidiah is the name given to Solomon by God. 2 Samuel 12:24Then David comforted his wife Bathsheba, and he went to her and made love...

Christianity --Youth Issues: homosexuality
I wish I could answer you, Charles, but I can t. I m in 100% agreement with you that homosexuality is not a choice. However, that being said, I do believe that SOME people (very few, but I have no research to prove this) who are bisexual choose a gay lifestyle....

Christianity --Youth Issues: 25 with a curfew, decsions, morining
decsions, morining, decsion: Hi KT, I am sorry for my late response. YOur direct question was if I thought a curfew for a 25 year old is appropriate, no, I do not. I am sure that this information will not help you. You have a couple of choices, you could choose to live somewhere...

Christianity --Youth Issues: 7th Grade CCD, transfiguration of jesus, grade ccd
transfiguration of jesus, grade ccd, ccd class: Hi George Glad to hear from you. Yes, these type questions get asked all the time. What I am about to give you in [ ] is the word of God on the matter, and that has always been the simplest. Let all things be confirmed by two or three witnesses! The things...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Abortion, veins and arteries, psalm 36
veins and arteries, psalm 36, psalm 139: Hi Sarah, you asked-- WHERE IN THE BIBLE DOES IT SAY THAT LIFE BEGINS AT THE MOMENT OF CONCEPTION? God is “the source of life” and “by him we have life and move and exist.” (Psalm 36:9; Acts 17:28) When does the Creator say life begins? He views the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Acceptance, first girlfriend, going to hell
first girlfriend, going to hell, mom: You asked-- How do I get mom to accept me being gay and stop trying to break us apart? How can I possibly give you an answer to that as God condemns Homosexuality . God doesnt accept you being Gay and God most certainly wants you two apart also. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Accepting Forgiveness, abiding in christ, going to hell
abiding in christ, going to hell, cooking school: Daniel, I have GREAT news for you!!!!!! There is HOPE and FREEDOM. And believe it or not, God loves you so much He would have died for you if you had been the only person to ever live on this earth. But you have been through a lot in your life and...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Advice, youth pastors, embarrassing questions
youth pastors, embarrassing questions, sexual issues: Hi Tanya- My first question is, why are you doing it separately? Dating is a joint activity, and should be talked about together, at least to start. Even if you intend to talk about sexual issues, you should do it together. The nervousness of the teens...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Apostolic, apostolic ministry, eagle mountain
apostolic ministry, eagle mountain, debater: Dear Martin, *grin* Well! A debater! I see. To be honest, I am not too fond of the way churches handle things. We re not like the apostolic ministry because of an accumulation of misconceptions over many, many centuries. People talk about God wanting...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Attending Church, christianity religion, church attendance
christianity religion, church attendance, going to hell: Hi, Thanks for the question. I ll do my best to answer it and then please let me know if you have any follow up questions or any other questions. Don t worry, you aren t going to Hell. Faith in Christ is what gets a person into Heaven. Faith that...

Christianity --Youth Issues: abortion, life begins at conception, abortions
life begins at conception, abortions, 10 commandments: Since abortion is not mentioned in the Bible, the prohibition against killing in the 10 commandments is used to prohibit abortions. The big controversy is whether or not life actually exists at conception, or when does it become life . M personal...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Is abortion sometimes okay?, human imperfection, cancer of the cervix
human imperfection, cancer of the cervix, spontaneous abortion: Definition:- Abortion is the expulsion of an embryo or a fetus that is not normally able to live outside the womb. Spontaneous abortion or miscarriage may result from human imperfection or from an accident. Deliberately induced abortion simply to AVOID THE...

Christianity --Youth Issues: will he accept me for my past, christ follower, true relationship
christ follower, true relationship, marrige: Thank you for asking this question. I am very sorry that it took me this long to answer your question. I assure you that if you have any further questions, it will not take so long for me to reply next time. Thank you for understanding. Okay, now, to your...

Christianity --Youth Issues: advice on hell., mr burns, loving god
mr burns, loving god, conscious decision: It says a lot about you, too. I thought about that, a lot, and made a conscious decision to NOT use scripture, because I doubt it would make a difference to you - you re interested in only attacking me and my theology - you use selected scriptures to back...

Christianity --Youth Issues: alcohol, inhibitions, alcohol
inhibitions, alcohol, sandra: Sandra~~ That is an excellent question that is a question I have actually never heard of before. Anyway Sandra, Alcohol is not necessarily a bad thing all the time, it s really how you use it. (Its really how you use it) The matter of the fact is when...

Christianity --Youth Issues: annoying longing....:s, hard feelings, boarding school
hard feelings, boarding school, nice guy: No. I don t think you re a crazy teen... I think you re in love. I know this could be difficult to do, but I think you should find a way to get in touch with Matt and tell him that you have something to tell him. (Get ready for any eventuality though.)...

Christianity --Youth Issues: appearance, temple of the holy ghost, dead ancestors
temple of the holy ghost, dead ancestors, symblos: Hi Katie, Thanks for this great question. What matters the most is what the Bible says about this issue. Our church does not have a clause in our constitution or statement of faith specifically addressing piercings or tatoos. Let us examine what the...

Christianity --Youth Issues: How do I approach this?, christian attitude, god face
christian attitude, god face, dear life: You should never just not bother with someone just because they are lost. That isn t a Christian attitude. You can do anything to help her, she has a rebelious attitude. But you can make intervention for her daily through prayer, asking God tohave merc...

Christianity --Youth Issues: what's appropriate, 1 corinthians 7, self gratification
1 corinthians 7, self gratification, sexual desires: Hi Pete, Thanks for this question. Here is what God s Word says on that subject: 1 Corinthians 7:1-2 Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man...

Christianity --Youth Issues: approtching a muslim (witnessing), descendents of ishmael, jewish sects
descendents of ishmael, jewish sects, biblical prophets: Approching them without an invite to do so really. Muslims are very religous. Its highly uncommon to find a Muslim who is not highly devoted to their religion. Keep in mind that when it comes down to it, Muslims and Islam is not that different then christianity...

Christianity --Youth Issues: can art and christianity go hand in hand?, artistic background, pastor don
artistic background, pastor don, schaffer: Hi Mercy, Thank you for this great question. I do believe that art and Christianity can go hand in hand. I also believe that in order to be an effective writer, it is more important that you have a sound Biblical understanding of life than that you have...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Should I ask 4 him from God?, loving hearts, feet of jesus
loving hearts, feet of jesus, ephesians 3 20: Helga, Bless your heart, we as women have such tender, loving hearts and it is only with God s help that we can keep our emotions in check. I would pray daily for your future husband, focusing mainly on growing and becoming the woman of God HE wants...

Christianity --Youth Issues: ask, revealing clothing, bible times
revealing clothing, bible times, target: Tight, revealing clothing, is not appropriate for a TRUE Christian. I never allowed my youths to dress in clothes that were too tight or too revealing. What you wear sends out a message to others. Back in Bible times, wearing certain styles of clothing...

Christianity --Youth Issues: And if he asks?, pastor don carpenter, king james bible
pastor don carpenter, king james bible, temple of the holy ghost: Hi, I have been thinking about my answer to you....if he asks....tell him exactly what your concern is. Proverbs 27:5-6 5 Open rebuke is better than secret love. 6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. ...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Baptisim, indwelling of the holy spirit, lord jesus christ
indwelling of the holy spirit, lord jesus christ, public confession: Hi Victor. Congratulations on your public confession of your united death, and resurrection in Christ... Water Baptism symbolizes your death, the death to the *old man*. The one who was born of a woman, and lived in the condemnation of *sin and death*. Now...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Baptism, baptism of the holy spirit, jesus jesus
baptism of the holy spirit, jesus jesus, prayer language: Hello, You should get baptized when and if the opportunity presents itself. Being baptize does not mean you are saved or not. Romans 10:9-10 tells us how to be saved. The word save is greek for sozo which means heal, preserve, save, do well, be (make)...

Christianity --Youth Issues: BIBLE, sexual expressions, bible passages
sexual expressions, bible passages, unchanging message: The line between sexual activities and sex itself is not clear. Any kind of sexuality expressed between committed couples can be wrong under some circumstances:if one person does not really want it, if one or both partners are really too young to be in...

Christianity --Youth Issues: the BIBLE, heirs to the throne, jeses
heirs to the throne, jeses, joesph: Hi Femi, I apologize for the delay in my response. I was called out of town unexpectedly on an emergency. Thank you for your question. It s a common one, but a very good one. There are several differences. Matthew begins with Abraham while Luke...

Christianity --Youth Issues: Bible beliefs, people of the bible, different languages
people of the bible, different languages, last detail: Courtney, God and the Bible go together and you can not separate the two. God through men wrote the Bible. The Bible was written over a period of 1500 years in 3 different languages and by 40 different authors in about 20 different countries. The only way...