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Christianity -- Christian Living: Islam?, god jesus christ, converting to islam
god jesus christ, converting to islam, word of god: Hello, Bud. Mohammed is not mentioned in the prophesy of the Bible. Muslims believe that Allah spoke to Mohammed directly, which was the basis for the Koran. Of course, Christians who trust implicitly in the Bible know that the Koran could not have been...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Islam?, converting to islam, god of abraham
converting to islam, god of abraham, demonic spirits: Bud, Thanks for your question. I am not an expert on Islam. However, there are some aspects of your question that I feel that I can answer. The god of Islam is not the same God of Israel. There are many false gods in the world, and Allah is one of them....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Islam, thoughts greetings, syria lebanon
thoughts greetings, syria lebanon, book of revelations: Greetings in the name of Jesus, First of all, I need to ask you something very important. Are you born-again of the Spirit of the Almighty, wonderful, living and true God? If you are, then what I m about to say will make sense to you, and if not, then...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Israel, parable of the fig tree, signs of the last days
parable of the fig tree, signs of the last days, yeshua jesus: Hi, There s tons of scriptural evidence on this subject. The only difficulty is in condensing it to fit here. Luke 21: 24 And they [the Jews] shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Italian folklore about horns and salt, italian folklore, sacred scriptures
italian folklore, sacred scriptures, belief in god: 20 November 2007 Dear Ethel, Actually, being 69 IS young because I too am 69. I jokingly say about myself that I m 69 going on 18. A bit of an exaggeration, but Our Lord has been good to me. There are many folk traditions. The RCIA teacher was...

Christianity -- Christian Living: impatient for marriage, long distance relationship, desire sex
long distance relationship, desire sex, early christians: Hi Chelsey, First of all, I applaud you and your boyfriend for taking the precautions to remain sexually pure until marriage, and I guess it does help that you are in two different cities.(smile) However, you must not let the worldly standards dictate...

Christianity -- Christian Living: inconsistencies, inconsistencies in the bible, fundamentalist christians
inconsistencies in the bible, fundamentalist christians, fundamentalist christian: There are many inconsistencies in the Bible, I admit. We must still realize that translating the Bible is hard work. There are some words (in other languages) that cannot be translated to English. I know what you mean when you say Christians feel free to judge...

Christianity -- Christian Living: interfaith movement, religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, authentic religion
religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, authentic religion, authentic faith: Thank you for you question. It has given me pause. I must admit that much of my thought qualifies as speculation, but that speculation necessarily follows from your question which asks for a prediction of the future. Organized religion has no commonly...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Whose interpretation to live by?, interpretation of the scriptures, denominational lines
interpretation of the scriptures, denominational lines, different cultures: I would say this after reading your synopsis. You were brought up a Baptist, went to Baptist College and immerersed in Christianity since a young child and all this time till adulthood you have been trying to figure out how to live it. Well, I ll tell...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How to introduce Jesus to someone?, four spiritual laws, prayer fasting
four spiritual laws, prayer fasting, hope in jesus: Hi Dora, I thank you for contacting me concerning your cousin..and his family. When you love the Lord you DESPERATELY want everyone that you know & love to come to Jesus as well. When Jesus changed your heart & life all you can seem to think about is how...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jephthah and his daughter, human sacrifices, jephthah
human sacrifices, jephthah, aramaean: Hi Min, While Jephthah s father was probably either of the tribe of Manasseh or Gad, his mother was either a harlot or a foreigner (or both) (Jud. 11:1-2). As he had no legal right to inherit because of his brothers rightful claims, they exiled him. ...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, son jesus christ, earnest prayer
son jesus christ, earnest prayer, relationship with god: Before I address the question, I would admonish you to follow the Scriptural admonition, Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. I believe based upon what you have written, that you should be aware that goes beyond marriage, and would include...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, god and only god, jesus blood
god and only god, jesus blood, world jesus: Jesus was God in human form. He was sent to this world because we, as humans, chose not to listen to God, so he came to us in our state. His mission in the world was to preach the Bible, and to tell everyone that the old laws (the laws of the jews) were no...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, jesus god, ultimate sacrifice
jesus god, ultimate sacrifice, holy spirit: In a nutshell... Jesus = God (part of the Trinity--Father, Son, Holy Spirit) He is the Son He came to earth in human form so that he could experience humanity and lead humanity. He came so that he could suffer the ultimate sacrifice, death on a cross....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, level god, god has the power
level god, god has the power, unconscious desire: Dear Cindy, Jesus is the Son of God and His mission is to save us from our sinful existence and lead us to a holy and eternal life. This is the reason why Jesus came in the world and accepted an atrocious suffering and death. The question is : Why...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, natural expression, god in man
natural expression, god in man, man jesus: Hi Cindy, I¡¦m glad you asked this question. The answer is one that the whole worlds needs and one that gives a clue to who God really is. Let me begin by stating that Jesus isn¡¦t a ¡§was.¡¨ He is an ¡§is.¡¨ God, our Father, is the Great I AM....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, jesus is god, prehistoric time
jesus is god, prehistoric time, bible verses: Hello and thanks for the question. I do apologize for the delay in answering you, but I had to visit my Father (he has cancer) and just got back today. You ask a question that is the most important question you could ask. Jesus is God who manifested himself...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus?, rebecca johnson, bible references
rebecca johnson, bible references, jesus is god: Hi rebecca. I am certainly not offended, its a great question! So I can give you a full answer, please can you send this question to my email address and I will give you bible references to support my answer. I am at work at the moment and I dont want...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus?, god god, gods word
god god, gods word, son of god: Hi John, Thank you for your question. I am sorry I could not get back to you right away I was delayed from reading my e-mail for a bit. You are not alone when asking these questions a lot of people who are Christian and those who are not want to know why...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, devout christians, christian virtues
devout christians, christian virtues, christian missionaries: Hi Katrina, This answer will depend on what one considers Jesus message to be. Think of what you consider to be Christian virtues, then think of ways theses are being realized by individuals and groups. There s your answer. The founding of various...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, work of the holy spirit, forgiveness of sins
work of the holy spirit, forgiveness of sins, relevence: Hi Heather. firstly, I would like to commend you for your stance in this matter, you will be in my prayers. At the end of the day no-one can convince another person of Jesus relevence and divinity, this is the work of the holy spirit. I would simply...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, lee strobel, becoming a christian
lee strobel, becoming a christian, atheist: I would recommend that the two of you read a book about Jesus together and discuss it. The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel is a very good one. If your boyfriend is at all intellectual, he might enjoy the full-length version; if he s not as intellectually...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, galatians 5, romans 10
galatians 5, romans 10, roman road: Hello Heather. I thank you for taking a stand for Jesus. You are absolutely right in telling him if he can t accept Jesus then there is no future for y all. You are also doing the right in witnessing to him. You could show him scripture like Matthew 1:20-21;...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, bible scriptures, spiritual conflict
bible scriptures, spiritual conflict, son of god: Hi Heather, Unfortunately there s not too many things that you can do to make your boyfriend believe that Jesus is the son of God. I honestly don t know what to tell you to do, but it does sound like you re unequally yoked. There will always be a spiritual...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, many lifetimes, attributes of god
many lifetimes, attributes of god, person of jesus christ: Dear Heather, Thank you very much for your question. It s so hard when people we love don t see Jesus as being necessary for eternal life. You write: I have a boyfriend of 2 years who considers himself to have faith, and he believes in God, but he doesn...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, two different things, believing in god
two different things, believing in god, believing in jesus: Heather, I so empathize with your situation. The answer is simple but nothing is simple when the heart is involved. Believing in God and believing in Jesus are two different animals. Romans says that all men are created with the knowledge of God, whether...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, objective element, eternal happiness
objective element, eternal happiness, monotheistic religion: Dear Heather, I can suggest to you some considerations. In the times when peoples used to worship many gods, represented with anthropomorphic idols, usually associated with natural elements, there were only one monotheistic people who worshipped one...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, god sent a man, face to face with god
god sent a man, face to face with god, jesus is god: Hi Heather. Thank you for your question. I would like to say that your question made me admire both you and your boyfriend. I admire your boyfriend because he is willing to confess his doubts and to be open to learning. I admire you also, because you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, world hi, son of god
world hi, son of god, new testament: Hi Cindy The bible tells us that Jesus was and is the son of God. While he was on the earth he went around doing all kinds of good things, healing the sick, blessing people etc. However, the main reason he came was to die on a cross. He did this to suffer...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Would Jesus be a Christian?, karaite jews, jesus was a jew
karaite jews, jesus was a jew, oral torah: Hi Allan, I can all but assure you that he would not be. From what we know, Jesus was a Jew in every sense of the word. At the time he lived, there was a debate raging over the Oral Torah (the Mishna, the Talmud etc) and he took the view championed by the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus Died for My Sins?, david koresh, self rightous
david koresh, self rightous, jesus story: Hello, Kevin. No need to apologize. The more detail I get in my questions, the easier they are to answer. First thing first: Jesus and God are one. That is why Jesus was able to die for the elect s sins. Joseph Smith and David Koresh (whoever they are)...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus dying for the world., biblical perspective, question deals
biblical perspective, question deals, sons of god: Kimbra, Thank you for your question. This question deals with a theological view known as the TULIP or Calvinism. It is actually a response to Arminianism. The Calvinist view is that Jesus died ONLY for the elect, and that otherwise some of His blood that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Was Jesus a rabbi?, temple priests, call jesus
temple priests, call jesus, religious leadership: Hi Romand, Thank you for this great question! Jesus was not an official Rabbi holding an office. The religious leadership was at war with Him. He was called Rabbi because people saw Him as a teacher, not because the Temple priests conveyed that office...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jesus, god made the world, simple faith
god made the world, simple faith, jesus god: hey ya that is a good question i myself am young and have been in that situation i had a bf he was the love of my life i am his and i think we always will b but he was a christian then he stopped being one so then i had to call it off, now theres no God apparantly...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jews being the chosen people, eyes of god, god so loved the world
eyes of god, god so loved the world, christians and jews: In Romans 11:26-27, the Scripture says, And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins. Many...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Jews, scots irish, horrendous time
scots irish, horrendous time, painful memory: Dear Jacob. Thanks for your question. I am not sure why you might have been told this, as it s something I ve never heard. However, I can give you many reasons why it s not a good thing, besides what you said about being God s people. 1. In History,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: John 1:1 Jesus, a god?, new world translation, jehovah s witnesses
new world translation, jehovah s witnesses, apostle john: Hi Phillip, you said--“NW SAYS-- A GOD AT JOHN 1; 1” Yes and the NTIV (not written by JW S) uses the same wording. Mo says “the Logos was divine.” AT and Sd tell us “the Word was divine.” ED says “a god was the Word.” What is it that these...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Joining a Church Orginization, jewish synagogue, worshipping god
jewish synagogue, worshipping god, christian congregation: I did not write that you had to focus on one Church. The fact that you serve or help other congregations is not the issue. Accountability and being in an environment where you can build consistent and ongoing relationships is. Some people are church hoppers...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Too Judgemental?, pre marital relationship, child out of wedlock
pre marital relationship, child out of wedlock, true believer: Allyson, I apologize for the late reply. The weather here in the midwest has kept me rather busy. First let me say that I appreciate your concern and your desire to follow Biblical principles. Too many these days are to quick to follow their own desires....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Too Judgemental?, pre marital relationship, child out of wedlock
pre marital relationship, child out of wedlock, true believer: Hi Allyson Thanks for your question. It is very commendable that you are seeking to understand your own motives and that you do not want to be judgemental. The fact that you are worried about it is a very good sign, I feel. In many ways, his quote...

Christianity -- Christian Living: jesus, questions about the bible, bible god
questions about the bible, bible god, jesus is god: Hi Shuhag! I think it s great that you are asking some important questions about the Bible. It is the world s most important, best-selling, and most powerful piece of literature ever produced. Therefore, it s very smart for you to investigate why that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: jesus christ, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: mon, 12-5-05 hi, john; Your question is puzzling; here s a brief attempt: There are many reasons to believe FACT, TRUTH, SCIENCE, NATURE. This is simple. And it automatically EXCLUDES FICTION, FABRICATION, ASSUMPTIONS, AND LIES. All religion,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: jesus, gods righteousness, galatians 3
gods righteousness, galatians 3, vessels of clay: Hi Laura; Why were Jesus teachings important? Simply because His teachings involved the truth. His teachings bore Gods righteousness, compared to mens righteousness. He even said that the teachings of Moses, the old covenant, was a ministry of death,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: joan of arc, pope john paul, pope john paul ii
pope john paul, pope john paul ii, transliterated words: Hi Brittany, In Psa. 106:16, Aaron is called a saint. The Hebrew word qadowsh is translated as saint. It means “pure, clean, free from defilement of crimes, idolatry and other unclean and profane things.” In Phil. 4:21, the Greek word hagios is a transliteration...

Christianity -- Christian Living: What job should I take?, education system in singapore, juvenile correctional facility
education system in singapore, juvenile correctional facility, diploma in teaching: Hi Wes, It sounds like you are faced with some tough decisions. It s not easy to contemplate spending a lifetime doing something that doesn t fit. I think you made the right choice to change directions in your career. There are certainly a lot more ways that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: job, church time, money problem
church time, money problem, emotional strength: Veronica, thanks for contacting me. I hope that you re doing well. This is something that you re really going to have to go to the Lord with. If you really have a financial need and you do have the time (and physical/emotional strength) to take on another...

Christianity -- Christian Living: job opportunity, brushing your teeth, christian parents
brushing your teeth, christian parents, name of jesus: Greetings in the name of Jesus.. Brian, if you are so spirit filled...you should be able to hear from God yourself , this answer. I cannot tell you specifically, what God wants you to do...all I can and will do is teach you how to get this answer for...

Christianity -- Christian Living: job opportunity, esther chapter, mr burns
esther chapter, mr burns, christian parents: Hi Brian... An investment of truth beloved....... For you shall know the Truth, and the Truth, shall make you free! To be a christian costs Brian.... I don t mean a christian in name only. I mean a christian conformed, transformed, molded, and shaped...

Christianity -- Christian Living: What job should I take?, private tutoring, search test
private tutoring, search test, critical condition: Wes, I apologize for the delay in answering. I have some friends that were in an auto accident and are in critical condition in the hospital. As for what job you should take...it sounds like you have quite a few exciting options! Have you thought about...

Christianity -- Christian Living: judgement, great white throne judgment, standing at the judgment
great white throne judgment, standing at the judgment, judgment seat: Hi again. I want to add on to what I originally wrote below. I believe I answered your question by telling you that the judgment seat is for rewards only....so that automatically excludes punishments. I am not sure what Pat was thinking when he said that...I...

Christianity -- Christian Living: judging others, righteous judgement, judging others
righteous judgement, judging others, sinful life: Carol Sue, thank you so much for your question. We are all familiar with the verse Judge not that ye be not judged. (Mt. 7:1) Most think that this is a command that we are not to judge others. I, however, do not believe this to be true. I believe that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How do I keep on the path?, galatians 5, romans 7
galatians 5, romans 7, sinful nature: Hey Chris, I also struggle when it comes to doing God’s will. I’ve tried my best to be all that the Bible wants me to be, but I’ve just gotten more and more frustrated with myself. I can t do it!? But that’s why Jesus came! God knows that man is controlled...

Christianity -- Christian Living: keeping faith, parable of the sower, keeping faith
parable of the sower, keeping faith, deep is the love of christ: Hi Steven, Ready with Scripture now and some practical advice! :-) Thanks for your patience. First, in the parable of the sower, Jesus says that sometimes testing causes people to fall away...but that s more of a permanent falling away from the faith...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Is killing always murder, hand to hand combat, face to face with jesus
hand to hand combat, face to face with jesus, u s marine corps: Dear Victoria Thanks for your interesting and challenging question. In some ways I am not able to give you an answer, but I am able to give you a solution. The answer is that I don t think we can ever know. One day your fiancé will be face to face...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How do we know when we finally found our soulmate?, i corinthians 7, apostle paul
i corinthians 7, apostle paul, waiting for god: Hello, Rachel. There is nothing in the Bible about soulmates. God through the Apostle Paul speaks of the blessings that go with remaining single. I Corinthians 7:27,28: Art thou bound unto a wife? seek not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from a wife?...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How do I know for sure that Jesus died for my sins?, personal savior, god jesus
personal savior, god jesus, life jesus: Hi J. Ann, Yes, Jesus did die for the sins of the world..all mankind..and you are part of the world..part of mankind. Jesus died for you..Jesus died for me..Jesus died for your family and friends. Jesus is a personal savior..he shed His blood for you..to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: do you know..., m scott peck, god of abraham
m scott peck, god of abraham, postive feedback: Think and believe what you want, that is your choice. God has continually blessed me ever since becoming a volunteer on this site, as well as my ministry to others on here. All you need do is take a look at my track record...and all the postive feedback...

Christianity -- Christian Living: knowing things, prophet isaiah, unclean lips
prophet isaiah, unclean lips, apostle paul: Amber, I have done an extensive search for the verse(s) you asked about. There are none that begin with Woe in regards to the topic you mention. However, I think we can look at the Apostle Paul s letter to the Romans. He deals with the fact that we all...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Laying on of hands, receiving the holy spirit, gifts of the holy spirit
receiving the holy spirit, gifts of the holy spirit, 1 corinthians 12: Hi James. As I have been led of the Spirit to do so, yes, James I have laid hands on the sick and seen them recover, just as the bible said it would. Cast out demons, spoken words of knowledge, and all the nine gifts talked of in 1 Corinthians 12. The...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Lent, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: from: marc 1235pm wed, march 1 hi tom, Lent is a nonsense fabrication, which appeals only to gullible people who accept religious schemes. If you are a thoughtful, intelligent person, you ll abandon all such ancient, archaic, useless stuff. ...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13, there have been many attempts, kind god
there have been many attempts, kind god, apostle paul: I was unable to find any verses in the Psalms that related to the abominable act of man lying with man or woman lying with woman (that which is commonly referred to as homosexual conduct). There are passages that refer to abominable acts within the book...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Life After Death, pope john paul, ex cathedra
pope john paul, ex cathedra, pope john paul ii: Because I am not Roman Catholic, I cannot answer definitively for them. An article has been written by a deacon of the RCC, Rev. Gerald Dupont. It can be accessed at http://faithleap.home.att.net/reincarnation.htm . In it, he states, No, Catholics do not...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Life, Friends and Christ, old crowd, answers that work
old crowd, answers that work, god and his word: I can t go there anymore or should I say I can t find a sitter.What should I do? I m afraid I ll loose friends over this This information is taken from a book called; Questions young people ask,answers that work WHY A GOOD CHOICE IS VITAL It...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Listening to my spouse, short attention span, sentence fragments
short attention span, sentence fragments, second guess: Hi Amy I m sorry for the delay in getting back to you. For some reason this question didn t get forwarded to me and I just found it in my pending items. The good news is that listening is actually a skill that can be developed. I use listening skills...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Living as a Christian, spiritual high, walk with god
spiritual high, walk with god, having fun with friends: rite OH MY LIFE HOW LONG WAS THAT GIRL, how old are u, im gonna make this shorter than urs was, i am doing an re essay on galatians and im not a big fan of the bible but it is actually so interesting and you can get so much out of it, ok u sound like me its...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Living as a Christian, seductive behavior, alcohol addiction
seductive behavior, alcohol addiction, time god: Hi Melissa: That is exactly how the enemy (Satan) works. He works the weakess areas of your life. When you overcome those things he comes at you with something else. What you have to do is stay in prayer. Pray as much as you can and acknowledge God in...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Living God's Word, stay at home mom, income provider
stay at home mom, income provider, god states: Dear Yvette, It sounds like your best friend, might have been related to Job s friends . I looked after my mother and adult brother for a number of years, so I don t think it s an accident that we were connected. Let s prayerfully trust God to reveal the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Living Together, galatians 5, evil desires
galatians 5, evil desires, walking in the spirit: Dear Friend, You are right when you say that fornication is the act of sex, but your answer is also incomplete. Let’s trust God to open our heart to the truth of His Word through the Spirit. Jesus identified sin beyond the action and revealed its origin...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Living together....but not with my boyfriend, finishing school, ok thanks
finishing school, ok thanks, hard time: Ok, thanks for the extra info and sorry this took so long to reply. Yes, you do need to forgive him, but you don t need to marry him. I am going to do two things here. 1. Since I have a daughter your age, I m giving you my opinion and 2. Quoting the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Living togther before marriage., togther, looking at life
togther, looking at life, hippies: Hi Adam, I think the main reason is that societies tend to swing from one moral side to the other over a period of time. I know in my earlier years, marriage was considered somewhat stable. You just didn’t live together without being married and not hear...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How Long Must you Wait before God Answer Your Prayer, roof over my head, questions of life
roof over my head, questions of life, loving mother: My dear Karen, Thank you for asking your questions. They are the great questions of life. You and God are partners in taking care of you. He does what He can and expects you to do what you can. He promised His children that they would never be tempted...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love... Again, masters of divinity, divinity degree
masters of divinity, divinity degree, corinthians 13: Hi Josh, I ve been thinking while at work about your question and I m ready to give another short answer as a follow-up. The main thought that has been on my mind is that love isn t an end to be achieved...it s a process, a journey, a progression. It...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love of God!, natural calamities, precious little girl
natural calamities, precious little girl, romans 8: Hello Lenin, Let me tell you a story: Let s say (for the sake of the story) that you have a precious little girl. You raised her, watched her grow, fixed her heart when she was sad, kissed her & held her tight when she was afraid....you were in love with...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love of God!, natural calamities, relationship god
natural calamities, relationship god, jesus is god: Hi Lenin, I think this is one of the most important questions you can ask. I am going to answer you in a way you might think strange. In verse 39, the writer is saying “…will be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus or...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love of God!, curse god, natural calamities
curse god, natural calamities, natural inclination: This is a very difficult thing. When a person loses someone or something very dear and close to them, the natural human response is denial and anger. And sometimes it is anger toward God for what He has allowed. I have been in this place in my life in the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love of God!, natural calamities, time of despair
natural calamities, time of despair, embracing god: I am vexed by my pride. Pride robs my freedom. My pride can t be thankful for anything. And my pride after the loss of wife and children in a horrible accident, would keep me from being thankful for the years that I was given to spend with them. How...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love of God!, natural calamities, romans 8
natural calamities, romans 8, god god: There are some things that the Bible does not CLEARLY explain, so here I can give you my opinion. If your circumstance is real (Believer losing Loved one) I understand because my brother is going through the same thing right now. 45 year old dad passed away...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love relationship, marriage according to the bible, chemistry test
marriage according to the bible, chemistry test, course god: Hello, Saby. We cannot know for sure whether God was directly involved in the events that prevented your getting together. Ultimately, of course, God was involved, because everything that happens only happens because God allows it to happen. God is not...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Love, shakespeare romeo and juliet, j geils band
shakespeare romeo and juliet, j geils band, ambrose bierce: Josh, seriously :-) You have a great question--one that people have been trying to answer for centuries. I must admit, the combination of hard question and high standards moves your question to the top of my day s agenda. I LOVE a challenge. ;-) Love:...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Luke 10 : 38-42, spiritual nourishment, needful
spiritual nourishment, needful, hostess: You can get a picture of what was going on while reading. Jesus was sitting there teaching, as He always did, with Mary at His feet. While Jesus teaches Martha is rushing around trying to be a good hostess. Well, Martha gets kinda chapped that Mary is not...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Luke 12, secular humanists, gnashing of teeth
secular humanists, gnashing of teeth, one god: Yes Anthony, These priests are not true believers at all... and so its eternal condemnation..thats why there is a wailing a gnashing of teeth. This condemnation is never given to true believers , no matter what their sins...because they are cleansed by...

Christianity -- Christian Living: lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world, son jesus christ, old testiment
son jesus christ, old testiment, christ follower: Hi Herman, While I fully acknowledge it is not the traditional Christian view, I believe universalism is A valid Christian understanding (i.e. one of many). This is why I agreed with what I thought you were saying at first. I believe the Bible can rightly...

Christianity -- Christian Living: leading others, freshmen year, upstanding citizens
freshmen year, upstanding citizens, glory god: Hi Christine! God often puts desires in our hearts to do certain things, and leading and mentoring others is one of them. I don’t know if I will be able to answer your question completely, but I can give you some ideas so that can help you to make a good...

Christianity -- Christian Living: leadmegod@yahoo.com, natural calamities, romans 8
natural calamities, romans 8, brother in christ: Hello Lenin, Thank you again for writing me. It is good to hear from you. Your question about what is the purpose of Gods love when we lose loved ones. It is his love that carries us through. 2 Timothy 2:13 this is a true saying: If we die with him,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, thrombocytopenic purpura, lord satan
thrombocytopenic purpura, lord satan, types of doctors: Hello Veronica, I am sorry to hear that. I was wondering if maybe there was something that could be done naturally that would help ease your physical pain..actually, there is...the Lord. It seems that there are seasons if our life when we are all fighting...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, something in my life, older guys
something in my life, older guys, right man: Hi Veronica, I know that the holidays can be especially lonely for those who are without family...or for those who are really desiring a mate. The Lord understands this Veronica...even in loneliness you ll need to wait on the Lord for THE right man to come...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, church on tuesday, joy hope
church on tuesday, joy hope, hope and a future: Hi Veronica, I think that the Lord may be answering your deep cry for friendship. The past (school days) is the past...we all change as the years go by and it seems as though she is being genuine in her desire to fellowship with you. Allow people to get to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, grandma, grandmother
grandma, grandmother, manipulation: Hi Sister, You do not trouble me....I am here to help. I am so very sorry for all that you have gone through...it is your Grandmother though that needs help. If she does not repent for the way that she has treated you (and others) God is going to deal with...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, doctor bills, work internet
doctor bills, work internet, medical bill: Veronica, I am with you sweetie..I hear you. I know what you are going through. While you are waiting for the Lord to move in all these areas you are going to have to find things to be thankful for...encourage your heart. If all you allow your heart to concentrate...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, perfect time, hard time
perfect time, hard time, veronica: Hello Veronica, Hope that you are doing well. Hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving..that the holidays will be something special between you and the Lord this year. I have prayed for you..just live life and leave your desires with the Lord...he knows...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, wonderful news, great news
wonderful news, great news, veronica: That s GREAT news Veronica..Thanks for sharing it with me. God is so good to us..and I LOVE it when someone that we loves starts to follow after the Lord..especially if we ve been praying a long time for them. Hope that all is going well for you. I have...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, perfect person, right time
perfect person, right time, hard time: I can understand your pain, but please wait on God s timing. He will show you the man for you at just the right time and you ll be so glad you waited. Pray about it and ask that He give you the patience to wait for the perfect person for you. Sarah and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, lonely days, great mother
lonely days, great mother, ahold: Veronica, First of all, Happy Holidays! Second, hope that you are doing better today. Third, in my reply (concerning the last time you contacted me), I said nothing that would imply that I thought that you weren t a good Christian. Everything I said to you..I...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, prayer god, answer to prayer
prayer god, answer to prayer, pastors: Veronica, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. I forgot to ask the Pastors until today. Neither of them could think of a scripture that promises that God has someone for everyone, however, they mentioned that it s not wrong for you to pray for a mate....

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, car repo, girl friday
car repo, girl friday, imposter: Hello Veronica, I am sorry to hear this..I know that this man s treatment of you must be very upsetting. I know that you are hurting. The devil has always made you feel that you would never have anyone...an imposter comes along and then you start to lose...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, mid 20, veronica
mid 20, veronica, hurry: Hi Veronica, Please just wait on the Lord. I know that you are probably tired of hearing me say the same thing...but what I am telling you is the truth girl..I had to do this myself. Being married will not be as good as it could be if you re not satisfied...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, nasty attitude, chip on my shoulder
nasty attitude, chip on my shoulder, storage room: Yes Veronica, The Lord meant for you to live life to it s fullest..if this job is boring and you cannot trust the words of those that you are working for...maybe it s time to start looking for other work. It s best to look for work while you are still...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, girl god, christ jesus
girl god, christ jesus, wonderful weekend: Hi Sweetie, I have just prayed for you. The memory of the righteous is BLESSED...you will do excellently both in studying and in taking the test. Your personal life WILL get better baby girl. God bless you my sister and have a wonderful weekend! With Love,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, doctor bill, time church
doctor bill, time church, man in my life: Hello Veronica, Glad to hear from you again dear sister. I have just prayed for you and will continue standing with you concerning all of these issues and needs until they have all been met. I hope that you have been doing well dear one. God IS going to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life mapped out, psalm 115, sad consequences
psalm 115, sad consequences, garden of eden: Calvinists and Arminists have locked horns over the contentious issue of God’s Sovereignty vs Man’s Free Will. Or is it really that contentious after all? GOD’S SOVEREIGNTY Psalm:115:3 3 Our God is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him. Daniel 4:35...

Christianity -- Christian Living: life, family person, blood of jesus
family person, blood of jesus, family member: Jesus, in your name I pray that you will be with Veronica and her family member. Lord, you alone know how to fix this situation..I ask that this family be covered with the blood of Jesus..covered and protected in EVERY area. Pour your love, protection, mercy..your...

Christianity -- Christian Living: A little lost, babtist church, best of luck
babtist church, best of luck, catholic church: R, I do not think that that is a bad thing. They should know your history. It is not a problem. It is not like there is a feud or war over it. It is fine to question and examine doctorines. I personally think that this is fine. Talk to the pastor. ...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How to live the life!, god, christian life
god, christian life: Hi Bar Yes exactly, the more we submit to the will of Christ the more he increases . When Paul says it is no longer I that live but chirst he means that is by the power and help of God that we are able to obey him and live as christ lived. And...

Christianity -- Christian Living: how to live or not live with a sibling, wayward son, verbal agreement
wayward son, verbal agreement, private time: Dear Chris, I don t have to tell you that you re in one of the hardest situations with a family member who is taking advantage of your hospitality. Let s prayerfully trust the Lord with answers from His Word. By now, you have an idea why your niece is...

Christianity -- Christian Living: living with God, understanding science, blessed are the meek
understanding science, blessed are the meek, boldness: Hi Christine The first thing that I would say is that it is perfectly ok to do something that you have a passion for. God gave you this passion. Regardless of what job we do, we can serve God by being a witness to his goodness and grace. Why not use...

Christianity -- Christian Living: living a less sinful life, contrary to popular belief, genuine happiness
contrary to popular belief, genuine happiness, jesus death: Hello, Noel. Contrary to popular belief, there is only one true type of happiness in the world. This sort of happiness is eternal, and it doesn t come as a result of buying things or making money, or even having a nice family. The kind of happiness I...

Christianity -- Christian Living: living together, sex before marriage, greatest commandment
sex before marriage, greatest commandment, heart soul: Dear Phillip Thanks for your question. I am very impressed that you are taking the time to seek God s will in this matter - I believe it shows a level of maturity in you that is admirable. This is an issue that many people have struggled with, and I...

Christianity -- Christian Living: long-distance dating, depression, etc, long distance relationship, spirit soul and body
long distance relationship, spirit soul and body, physical sickness: You got it! And you re very welcome.... I will pray together with you that God will heal your minds and make you whole according to his word. I can only imagine how tough it is dealing with ADD and epilepsy for so long, but God can restore you back to your...

Christianity -- Christian Living: lottery, dollers, millionare
dollers, millionare, material things: Playing the Lottery itself is not really a sin, but the intent behind it can make it a sin. If you play for some fun, then it s okay. If you play to become a millionare and spend the money on foolish material things, it is a sin. If you play to win millions...

Christianity -- Christian Living: love, marriage proposals, kind reply
marriage proposals, kind reply, arent: Cc, If I am doing the math right, you met when you were 15 and he was 21. And then you stayed together for two years, parting when you were 17 and he was 23. I don t know what happened in those two years, but I suspect he was your first serious love...

Christianity -- Christian Living: the love of God on earth, god jesus, inspired thoughts
god jesus, inspired thoughts, teaching of jesus: Good morning, Christopher! I m glad you re thinking a lot about this important subject and bringing your thoughts under the authority of Christ and His Word. It s what it means to be in the world, but not of it. You asked: Jesus said we must Love...

Christianity -- Christian Living: My love for God, ebb and flow, presence of the lord
ebb and flow, presence of the lord, song of solomon: Hi Angeline, The answer to your question is . . . . YES! This is very normal. Read the Song of Solomon in your Bible. You are the Shullamite. Her beloved is Jesus. The bible tells us elsewhere that He is indeed a God that hides himself. Rest in this hope...

Christianity -- Christian Living: love, god of the old testament, existence of god
god of the old testament, existence of god, spirit force: Dear Judith, all christians believe that God is three Persons, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. This is the mistery of the Trinity. These Persons are one God. They love one another infinitely and their love is perfect. God also love each of us...

Christianity -- Christian Living: lust, intimate interaction, sexual feelings
intimate interaction, sexual feelings, subconscious mind: Hi Unknown, I’ll call you John. I have some good news for you. God doesn’t look at what you do. He looks at who you are. What you do comes from who you are. If you understand who you are in Jesus, you will begin to behave like that. Does this make sense...

Christianity -- Christian Living: lust, sexual urges, crucification
sexual urges, crucification, testicals: Hi buddy Dealing with your questions in order...... 1/ You do not sound like a pervert. Humans were created to have sexual urges and these urges are natural. I have never heard the thing about needing to masterbate to prevent damage to your testicles...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'M NOT SURE IF YOU CAN ANSWER..., chirstian life, holy ghost
chirstian life, holy ghost, move one: Hi Veronica, first of all STOP SHOUTING ! You see when we use upper case this gives us capitals, and in net speak its considered shouting. Ok, now to your question. You ask many things and have a lot of mixed up feelings and beliefs, you hesitate to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'M NOT SURE IF YOU CAN ANSWER..., chirstian life, sure what your question
chirstian life, sure what your question, church god: Veronica-- I m not quite sure what your question is. What I can tell you is that I have totally felt how you seem to be feeling. Please know that the Holy Spirit is a gift from God. It s not something that can be expected at a certain time. The Bible...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'M NOT SURE IF YOU CAN ANSWER..., chirstian life, indwelling of the holy spirit
chirstian life, indwelling of the holy spirit, charismatic gifts: I m sorry. This is just not something I am knowledgeable about. My faith believes in immediate indwelling of the Holy Spirit upon receipt of salvation. We don t practice the charismatic gifts. You ll need to ask someone else. So sorry. Sincerely,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'M NOT SURE IF YOU CAN ANSWER..., chirstian life, holy ghost
chirstian life, holy ghost, importunity: Hi Veronica; Yes Beloved, I hear what your saying. It happens to alot of us. I know it did me as well, when I was young in the things of the Lord..... One thing is to know that God is not a liar. Luk 11:5 And he said unto them, Which of you shall...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'M NOT SURE IF YOU CAN ANSWER..., chirstian life, god ministers
chirstian life, god ministers, holy ghost: Hi Veronica I think I understand your question. In my experience, God ministers to us in a private way. You don t have to go to the front of the church to the alter to receive a gifting, as in my opinion that puts pressure on you that God doesnt want...

Christianity -- Christian Living: MARRIAGE, frustration, good time
frustration, good time, several times: Barbara, Thank you for writing to me. I can feel your frustration. Please let me pray about an answer for a day and then I ll get back to you. In the meantime, I want you to read I Peter 2:10 thru the end of the book. Read it several times and see how...

Christianity -- Christian Living: MARRIAGE, sexual perversion, sexual acts
sexual perversion, sexual acts, biblical evidence: Rebecca, thank you so much for your question. First off, I will say that God forgives all sins, with the exception of blashphemy of the Holy Spirit (Mk 3:29). I have heard it preached that marriage is allowed for two reasons: 1.)Fornication and 2) Spiritual...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marital issues, religious upbringing, marital issues
religious upbringing, marital issues, selling drugs: Jillian, I m sorry but somehow I missed seeing your letter earlier. Wow, you do have a tough situation. One thought I had was that you know a Christian by their fruits. Is he showing the fruit of Jesus in his life? Doesn t sound like it. I think you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, yoked marriage, thoughtful answer
yoked marriage, thoughtful answer, perfect husband: Suzanne, Thank you for your concern for your sister. She is blessed to have you! Suggest that she read some books about it since she is not listening to you. Beloved Unbeliever, Caught in the Middle and a chapter about being single in Nancy Leigh...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, marriage commitment, unhealthy relationship
marriage commitment, unhealthy relationship, denominational christian church: Andrea, Thank you for your question. It s a tough one because you re in a tough dilemma. While the world believes that love can conquer all and that tolerance should be enough to overcome religious differences, empirical evidence indicates that married...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, wise man, marriage
wise man, marriage, possibilities: In the day of our Lord, most marriages were arranged by the father. If your father is a wise man and has picked a man for your best welfare, than there are possibilities. I can tell you only this, because the Bible doesn t really touch on it. Look at...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, joy and happiness, cultures
joy and happiness, cultures, marriage: In some cultures arranged marriages is normal, but in modern times this is not as common. Marriage should be based upon a commitment to each other and to God to be faithful and to fulfill God s will. You must be equally yoked, i.e., you must both be believers...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, kingdom of heaven, lord jesus
kingdom of heaven, lord jesus, kingdom of god: Our Lord Jesus was never married. Paul and our Lord are notable examples of those who are called to remain single for the sake of the Kingdom of God... For some are eunuchs because they were born that way; others were made that way by men; and others have...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, giving my life, gods word
giving my life, gods word, nothing and no one: Hi Jonathan, The first thing that we need to understand as Christians is that our relationship with Jesus is not determined by people’s opinions. It is always based on what the Bible says. Our foundation must be on God’s Word and when it is, nothing and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, church of god in christ holiness, denominational differences
church of god in christ holiness, denominational differences, peace and joy: Hi Lynn and Good Morning, Thanks for contacting me. Unequally yoked means to be pulling in opposite directions...while under the same harness. I believe that only you (with the Lord s help & direction) can say if you think your harness (marriage) can stand...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, bible talks, certain age
bible talks, certain age, blessings: Mihleketo, The Bible talks about obeying the laws which would mean that someone under the age of 18 cannot marry without the permission of their parents. However, please remember that the person you are at 18 is not the person you will be (or your spouse...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage/Divorce/Adultery, commit adultery, marriage divorce
commit adultery, marriage divorce, physical acts: Hi Beverly... Remember Beverly, Jesus said, save for the cause of unchasity/adultery , one shouldn t divorce their wife. Apparently the people Jesus was talking with were divorceing their wives/husbands for the least little cause, such as burning their...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Marriage, in-laws, counseling, boundaries in marriage, christian counselor
boundaries in marriage, christian counselor, phone sessions: Hello Susy, Thank you for your question I pray this greets you in good health. Forgive me for not getting back to you right away but my Internet has been down and I just got it up. First off I need to tell you I am by no means a counselor and I have no...

Christianity -- Christian Living: My Marriage, marriage god, better wife
marriage god, better wife, magic answer: Hi Lynda First of all, you have my prayers at this difficult time. You say you need to be a better wife. You do not need to feel any guilt that patrick has left you. Ephesians 6 tells us that the husband must love the wife, and he has not fulfilled this...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Married life, new testament books, valentine s day
new testament books, valentine s day, relationship with god: Dear Jackie Thanks for your question - and nice to hear from you again. The first thing I would say is that as you had a clear calling, and that calling suddenly changed, you should be very careful in your relationship with God, because you might need...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Married to a man with different beliefs, father and the son and the holy ghost, god jesus christ
father and the son and the holy ghost, god jesus christ, hooker heels: Dear Heather, I m so glad you wrote to me and are seeking some help with this. It s rather a big problem and I don t really have any pat answer for you. I asked an e-mail friend of mine what she thought and here is what she said. Sounds like she needs...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Getting Married, daily devotionals, profound relationship
daily devotionals, profound relationship, field thanks: I would, again, suggest the counseling before you re married, and then again express to him that you want this to be a Christian marriage and you hope he will agree. Otherwise, pray that God will help you see what you are to do. He will notice that you are...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Masturbation, random ejaculations, colossians 3
random ejaculations, colossians 3, belief in god: I VE MASTURBATED FOR MANY YEARS NOW, SO IS THERE A WAY I CAN REDEEM MYSELF? Yes of course, here is what God requires of us however— 1 Cor. 6:9-11: “Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men kept for unnatural purposes, nor men who...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Matt 19:9, committing adultery, self gratification
committing adultery, self gratification, remarrying: Perry, Thank you for your important question. I hope I can do justice to the Scriptures in my response. There are two descriptions given by the Lord concerning the adultery. One would involve putting away the wife, apart from fornication. He was not...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Matthew 18, church attendance, 1 corinthians 5
church attendance, 1 corinthians 5, sinful nature: Hi Matt Thanks for your question. It is actually a very interesting one. The NIV study notes suggest that this actually means that this is an authority to announce guilt or innocence as opposed to determine guilt or innocence. In 1 Corinthians...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Matthew 18, legitimate excuse, correct answer
legitimate excuse, correct answer, pastors: Hello Matt, First of all, your question involves a number of very common and very serious misconcepts. So, in order to help you understand the real and correct answer, I will have to try to dispell at least some of your misconcepts. After I have attempted...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Matthew 18, church discipline, 1 corinthians 5
church discipline, 1 corinthians 5, three witnesses: Hi Matt, Thanks for this great question. This subject of church discipline is very important and often misunderstood. The goal of church discipline is two fold: 1. The repentance and restoration of the offender. 2. The purity of the church Let...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Matthew 18, apostle paul, 1 corinthians
apostle paul, 1 corinthians, christ jesus: Matt, Your Pastor s son was correct in saying that the church has the authority to dismiss someone from fellowship with the church for gross immorality. Unfortunately, that seems to be the direction that many churches are wanting to go. The ultimate goal...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Matthew 22:21, volunteer expert, qoutation
volunteer expert, qoutation, tax category: Having read your question concerning why that particular expert may have placed a Scripture quote in regards to your question, I can only surmise that he was trying to suggest that we all should make sure we keep any vows we may have made, either to the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Mediators, sacrament of holy orders, covenant jesus
sacrament of holy orders, covenant jesus, revelation 5: One of my favorite sites to understand Christian doctrine is this one: http://www.scborromeo.org/glad/glad.htm If you scroll down to the the Sacrament of Holy Orders, it will explain the priesthood (which is something carried over from the Old Testament...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Megachurches, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 9pm tues hi, dan; I don t know any specifics about those churches, but it s clear that they are all CROOKS, THIEVES, and SCOUNDRELS!! Most current web research shows that most organized christian churches are in crisis as people open their eyes to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Mental Illness, human psyche, biological aspect
human psyche, biological aspect, abnormal psychology: Hi Ben. Thanks for your question. It was particularly helpful of you to give a bit of background as well. Your question is really interesting. There will no doubt be many different views on this and not all Christians will agree. However, it helps us...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I Miss Someone So Much!, thorn in the flesh, 2 corinthians 12
thorn in the flesh, 2 corinthians 12, psalm 147: Hi Carly, Thanks for this great and heart felt question. God is teaching you something. He is teaching you to come to His for comfort and for friendship FIRST....then go to others. Everyone else in a constant state of flux...but Jesus is the same. ...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I Miss Someone So Much!, pear juice, hole in my heart
pear juice, hole in my heart, busy man: Carly, Your tender grief for your friend is perfect. Through sorrow, and the pain of letting go ... you will find something special has filled the loss. My grandmother passed away, but do you think she is gone? Even as I write with tears in my eyes,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I Miss Someone So Much!, planes of existence, higher planes
planes of existence, higher planes, hole in your heart: Hi Carly, I believe what God is teaching you is that you should not have a hole in your heart. That is why you are here asking me for help. In life we really don’t loose anything. We just move to higher planes of existence. Your teacher may not be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: MOSES AND TEN COMMANDMENTS, thutmose iv, conquest of canaan
thutmose iv, conquest of canaan, amenhotep ii: Hi William, There are no stupid questions, just stupid answers :-) The Commandments came first. Here s a basic time line. Its just an approximation: B.C. 2090 Abraham called by God 2067 Isaac born 2007 Jacob born 1992 Abraham dies 1944...

Christianity -- Christian Living: MOTHER ISSUES, loving things, selfish person
loving things, selfish person, quiet life: Victoria, This sounds like a complicated problem. One that a lot of people face. They don t want to lie much less to their own mom. I really do not know what to tell you because this is not something that I have faced or can relate to. You may try encouraging...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Modesty in Chriatian dressing, carnal christians, 2 corinthians 5
carnal christians, 2 corinthians 5, temple of the holy spirit: Dear Chima, In today s sexually charged society, you re not the only pastor battling this type of trouble. Now, if the women are not wearing slacks to look like men and not showing off their money or going overboard to sexually attract men (1 Timothy 2:8-10),...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Modesty and Music, tribe of judah, bible verse
tribe of judah, bible verse, modest clothing: Jacqueline, WOW!!! that is a lot of information... Also WOW!!! for someone of your age to be that insightful as to want to know God s will for your life in every area. I will give it my best shot. Music: There is certainly a wonderful aspect of music...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Money, new testament tithing, hebrews 10
new testament tithing, hebrews 10, lords supper: 2 questions, 2 Answers 1. Tithing? 1A. The term tithe means 10 percent. In the New Testament, tithing is mentioned by Jesus to the Scribes and Pharisees. He indicated that they should not cease to tithe, but that they should not forsake the weightier...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Motivation, right reason, homeless person
right reason, homeless person, sanhedrin: Thank you, Barbara, for your question. It is a deep one, one that comes from a soul trying to please God. You certainly know the scripture that tells us that even if we give everything we possess to the poor and have not love, we are like a clanging cymbal....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Movies, sexual escapades, apocalyptic science fiction
sexual escapades, apocalyptic science fiction, left behind books: Blake, The Bible says not one word about movies, or any other forms of entertainment, for that matter. We are instructed to set our minds and hearts on the things of God, and avoid even the appearance of evil. At the same time, we can read that it is...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, authenticity of the bible, 4 gospels
authenticity of the bible, 4 gospels, holy scriptures: Ahmer, This is as you said ...hard for me to answer the question.. The questions as to... When was the Holy Bible corrupted? Was it before or after Mohammed lived? Why is it hard? Not because you cannot go back in time to see how it was. This...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, contradictions in the bible, apostles of jesus
contradictions in the bible, apostles of jesus, lord jesus christ: Ahmer, Thank you for the compliment. I give all glory to the Lord Jesus Christ! Unlike some of my fellow Christians who answer without thinking, God is teaching me His wisdom. Now to the Is the Bible word of GOD questions you asked. I am rather in...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, bible book of genesis, apostles of jesus
bible book of genesis, apostles of jesus, heaven and the earth: Ahmer, Good day to you! Hope that all is well with you and your family. But of course, I do not know if you have a family or not. Have I not, at the very lest, earned your respect enough that you feel comfortable enough to share with me a little about yourself....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, authenticity of the bible, supreme felicity
authenticity of the bible, supreme felicity, glad tidings: Also, please for give me, but I may have misspelled your name. Is it as you put at the end of your question Ahmer , or is it as you put on the front of your questions Ahmed ? I just wanted to be polite. Thanks! Ahmer, Thank you for the speedy...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer, I have not heard from you for a few days. I hope that all is well with you. I pray that my last reply was not the cause of you not writing back. Like yourself, I do not want to be offensive in any way to you. I am looking forward to continuing...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer, I am glad to read that all is well with you. I pray that your family is well. So you are debating others huh? What do you hope to gain by debating them? What do you hope to gain by debating me? I do not claim to speak for others, and why they...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer my friend, I apologize for my late reply. Things have been rather busy here lately. I hope you understand. :-) My friend, you bring up an interesting point about the workers who would kill the Masters Son. In fact, this is exactly what happened....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: My Friend, Greetings! I was surprised at your last reply. Why you ask? Because in our previous discussions you seemed to give some thought to your answers. This last reply seems (I could be wrong) that you did not thouroly read my answer, and that you were...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer, My friend, once again let me say that I am not trying to be rude, or disrespectful, but you seem to be avoiding my question. I will glad respond to your questions, but in the spirit of our friendship I ask that you would answer my question first...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Dear Friend, Thank you for the speedy reply. However, please help me to understand something. You say that Allah tells you he has forgiveness, but how do you, or any Muslim, apply that forgiveness? In other words, if Allah has the gift of forgiveness to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer, I apologize for returning your reply in such a late manner. I have been rather busy at work, and the weather here in the central USA has been rather stormy. My friend, I thank you for your rely to my questions as to how a Muslim knows that they...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer, Thank you for your answer to how a Muslim knows how to get forgiveness. Let me see if I am understanding you correctly. There are three requirements for a Muslim to receive allahs forgiveness. 1. Real repentance. 2. Commit no more sins. 3....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, united arab emirates
holy quran translation, united arab emirates, dubai united arab emirates: Ahmer, Thank you for your extensive answer. But I am sad to say that you did not answer my questions. You listed a number of sins that you as a Muslim are forbidden to do, and you said that allah would forgive, but you never said exactly how he forgives....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, authenticity of the bible, bible gospels
authenticity of the bible, bible gospels, complete bible: Ahmer, Good morning my friend! You said the weather there is fantastic. Could you tell me where you are (generally speaking, this is of course of public forum). Oklahoma s weather is best described as constantly changing . We often say If you don t like...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in Bible, authenticity of the bible, holy scriptures
authenticity of the bible, holy scriptures, major religions: Ahmer, Good day to you! Hope that all is well. I was hoping that you and I could get to know one another better, but I can see from your replies that you are not interested in that. This saddens me because even though I know we disagree on this issues,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Muhammed in bible, big bang theory, forgiveness of sins
big bang theory, forgiveness of sins, bible question: Ahmer, Greetings my friend! How are you and your family doing? Since the last time we wrote each other (June of 2007) many things have taken place in my family. The most important one is the birth of my first grandchild. She is a great joy to my wife and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Multiple questions., new testament books, mosaic covenant
new testament books, mosaic covenant, books of the new testament: Hi Matthew, First, we need to understand that the Torah and Tanack, the Old Testament, presents a very different view of God than the New Testament does. Under the Mosaic Covenant, the Jews depend upon the strict obedience of the 613 laws. The closer...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Music, offensive music, proper determination
offensive music, proper determination, bible teachers: John, It appears that you have already answered your own question. The term secular could have two meanings here, so I will be careful. It appears that your understanding of the term would fall into the definition of non-religious . The ministers may be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Music, contemporary christian music, personal feelings
contemporary christian music, personal feelings, controversial question: Hi John, Thanks for this very controversial question. First of all, let me say that my opinion about the music is irrelevant. What matters is what God s word says about music. Frankly there are too many of man s opinions injected into this whole discussion....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Music, baptist doctrines, southern baptist convention
baptist doctrines, southern baptist convention, sola scriptura: Hi John, While you did not mention any specific religious group, the subjects of music and dancing are often questioned in the context of Baptist doctrines. Regarding Baptist beliefs: Since each congregation has authority for the local doctrinal...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Music, old hymns, right intention
old hymns, right intention, oldies music: This question has been around for many years. I grew up on what is now called oldies music. Quite frankly, I still like that type of music. I prefer Southern Gospel, but I don t think some of it glorifies the Lord, even though the music is nice, I usually...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'm crazy over a guy...AT church!!!, teaching sunday school, romantic feelings
teaching sunday school, romantic feelings, swedish guy: Hi Ross! What a very endearing situation, and somewhat funny the way you worded things! (smile) This 6 ft. tall Swedish guy must be a looker and then on top of that, he loves the Lord as much as you do! You can t beat that....... Basically, it s nothing...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I m lost..., world changers church, world changers church international
world changers church, world changers church international, pre marital sex: I was going to suggest that you seek spiritual counseling versus talking to a sex therapist. You need to be talking to a counselor who can put things into perspective for you based on the word of God. Unfortunately I don t have any expert advice in this...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'm all messed up!, restraing order, slanderous material
restraing order, slanderous material, loose woman: I would suggest that you get legal advice as to what the laws are governing slanderous material via the Internet. You would need to find an Attorney which expertise in Internet Law. From a practical standpoint, limit or eliminate your contact with this...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I'm worried., bible teachers, blood on the cross
bible teachers, blood on the cross, being a christian: Hello, Arturo. The only place we should go to find truth is the Bible, not to people on the Internet. If we listen to Bible teachers about a certain topic, we must make sure that what they re saying is in agreement with what the Bible teaches. The Bible...

Christianity -- Christian Living: What are the main differences..., roman catholic church, anglican communion
roman catholic church, anglican communion, archbishop of canterbury: The Episcopal Church is part of a denomination that is called the Anglican Communion and that point is important in answering the question I think you are really asking. Back in the sixteenth century Henry VIII rejected the authority of the Pope over the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: major differences between baptist & luthern beliefs, luthern beliefs, lutheran teachings
luthern beliefs, lutheran teachings, mistaken ideas: Hello Glenda, I m happy to be able to answer your question. The differences between Baptist and Lutheran teachings are rather superficial and in no way important. Both groups, for example, believe that the members of the other group will also go to heaven....

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, pastor don, anniversery
pastor don, anniversery, easter weekend: Hi Michelle, Thank you for this great question. I do not see anything wrong with getting married on Good Friday. (I believe that Jesus actually died on Wednesday, but that is another discussion) The only problem that you may have is finding a pastor...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, 1 corinthians chapter 7, corinthians chapter
1 corinthians chapter 7, corinthians chapter, god in heaven: Dear Chris I don t remember Tracy s question. But here is a good scripture that I vaguely think may suit the occasion.... Matthew 22:30 For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven Concerning...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, white bird, bath tub
white bird, bath tub, drunks: Hi Mellisa, I am sorry that I have not replied sooner...have been dealing with some issues and just flat-out needed a break. First let me tell you that the Lord loves you dearly...with passion and without limits. You are extremely valuable to the Lord and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, one and only man, sexual relationship
one and only man, sexual relationship, sexual relations: Lyn, God must have impressed that on me since I had no idea about your sexual relationship. Here is the way I look at it. This is a time where you are supposed to be getting to know each other. You need to see him in different situations. How does he...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, genuine hope, god john
genuine hope, god john, thinking thoughts: Dear Kay, I know that you feel hopeless with parts of your life crashing down around you. There is real reason for genuine hope because of the love and grace of God has revealed in Jesus Christ. He is able and willing to carry you through these times because...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, angels in heaven, dead brother
angels in heaven, dead brother, unfaithful spouse: Hello Tracy, Your assessment is correct if you are speaking of this life on earth. However, this is just the way that God intended it to be for those that voluntarily submit to the way of life that would be best for humans. Most people are not conscious...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, marriage partner, place on earth
marriage partner, place on earth, cognizance: Dear Tracy, Thank you for your interest in this subject. And also for consulting me. The bible refers to this state as one flesh , meaning whilst on this earth. If a partner dies then even Jesus said the other is free to remarry. SO one flesh means...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, yoked marriage, mormon beliefs
yoked marriage, mormon beliefs, marriage relationships: Hi Andrea (Nice Name!), I am glad that you contacted me and I hope that you are having a wonderful day. I don t know of any other way to handle your question without coming right out with the answer in a very direct way. It is my hope that you do not get...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, sexual intercourse, sexual satisfaction
sexual intercourse, sexual satisfaction, unwanted children: Dear Victoria, There are a lot of things that we can wonder about. Sexual or asexual is one of them but God thought it best for Adam to have a companion Eve that reproduced for the human race. Of course there would be no need for the female gender...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage question, old testament times, wedding vows
old testament times, wedding vows, act of marriage: Dear Kristen, If they don t live together then how can they assume marriage? Anyway there are many scenarios but scripture tells us that those who are joined sexually become one flesh . This indicates that a commitment plus the act of sexual intercourse...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marriage, womens concerns, pal group
womens concerns, pal group, ministry opportunity: Dear Jo, thank you for your question. Unfortunately, this is a very difficult one to answer seeing that there s not much of a biblical basis for it, with the exception of the forgiveness part. You should forgive this woman, even if it is difficult to do. I...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How to get married, christian holidays, lifelong commitment
christian holidays, lifelong commitment, married life: Priyanka, This is a question I am not very familiar with but I want to ask you some questions for you to think about and discuss with your boyfriend. If your faith is very important to you, why would either of you want to marry someone who thinks so differently?...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How to get married, lord and savior, jesus christ
lord and savior, jesus christ, fiancee: Priyanka, I think it depends on the church as to whether they would marry you. In my church if both of you are non Christians, have not accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, they would marry you. If one of you is a Christian and the other is...

Christianity -- Christian Living: married to non-christian, living bible, wonderful creation
living bible, wonderful creation, religious views: My dear Carolyn, Thank you for writing to me. The only time it s too late to get to know God is after you have died. I m assuming you re still alive so we have plenty of time. I m so glad you re searching, it shows that God is talking to you! He loves...

Christianity -- Christian Living: " I have been married to my..., crown the day, lutheran churches
crown the day, lutheran churches, going to heaven: Tammy, first I want to tell you that you are a very precious soul. You have so much worth that you would be frightened if you understood it all. I am going to share a bit of it here with you in this note. I can certainly explain more as you want it and are...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marrige, faith god, direction god
faith god, direction god, denominational christian church: Hi Andrea, First always remember that God always acts out of love. He will always act toward you in such a way that your life will be enhanced. In this case, He would ask that you both work out a common understanding so that it does not cause you difficulties....

Christianity -- Christian Living: marrige, founder of mormonism, latter day saints
founder of mormonism, latter day saints, jesus christs: Hi Andrea, It’s my pleasure to help you in any way that I can. I have, in the past, had women ask me questions about marrying men who aren’t of the same religion as them, (specifically where the woman is Christian and the man not) and no matter how much...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marry, divroce, remarrying
divroce, remarrying, marrage: Chris, I have been reviewing my past responses and a few of them have not been read. You may read my response to your question about Divorce at www.allexperts.com . With Love In Christ, Phillip Senn ...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marry, committeth adultery, divroce
committeth adultery, divroce, divorcement: Hi Chris, THanks for this great question. Matthew 19:3-11 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? 4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marry, true church of jesus christ, divroce
true church of jesus christ, divroce, church jesus: Hi Chris ONe must remember, you are not under LAW, but Grace. Law came through Moses, Grace through Jesus Christ. The bible to a spirit filled christian is a spiritual book. Not a LAW book. You may never commit fornication,adultery,murder,robbery...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marry, biblical grounds for divorce, divroce
biblical grounds for divorce, divroce, grounds for divorce: There is far more divorce in the church than there should be, but there are biblical grounds for divorce, as you pointed out. Since you are a new Christian, perhaps you should take a bit more time considering this marriage. Having just been born again...

Christianity -- Christian Living: marry, i corinthians 7, divorce and remarriage
i corinthians 7, divorce and remarriage, committeth adultery: Hello, Chris. The reason why divorce and remarriage is seen so often in the church is because the church doesn t view the Bible as the ultimate authority. The churches view the Bible plus their own beliefs as the authority. Therefore, different denominations...

Christianity -- Christian Living: masturbation, law violators, selfish motive
law violators, selfish motive, bible writers: Hello Charles, I will have to look into it. Give me a day or two. I remember of something in the Old Testament about it being sinful for a man to spill his seed on the ground but I do not remember the context. In any instance, any action or deed that you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: mental illness and the Bible, armour of god, jesus talks
armour of god, jesus talks, relationship with god: Hello Nicole, Thanks for writing :). There are many instances in the Bible where Jesus talks with people whom today would be classed as mentally ill... for example, Matthew 17:14-27, here, Jesus casts demons out of a boy... also, a couple of chapters earlier...

Christianity -- Christian Living: mom's boyfriend, single mothers and their children, church goer
single mothers and their children, church goer, christain church: Hi Amy, Sorry it took so long to respond; I was in the processing of moving to a new house this past weekend. Anyway, it s very natural for you to feel as if you have a new dad. The man in your mom s life seems to be very nice and thoughtful. When a...

Christianity -- Christian Living: moral issue?, vitro fertilization, frozen eggs
vitro fertilization, frozen eggs, commandments of god: Thank you for your question. It is an important one so I responded right away. In vitro fertilization violates no commandments of God that I know of. It is a blessing. I would encourage you to proceed in faith. The frozen eggs present a difficulty for...

Christianity -- Christian Living: why must we attend church?, scriptural reference, chapter and verse
scriptural reference, chapter and verse, ugly head: Hi Jackson I m not very good at giving chapter and verse, but paul does say in one of his letters that we should not neglect meeting together. Jesus also prays that we might be one, which is certainly hard to do if we don t spend time together. God intended...

Christianity -- Christian Living: His Name's Sake, psalm 23, living in harmony
psalm 23, living in harmony, acceptable worship: Hi again Andrea, From my previous reply we can springboard into somewhat deeper waters that might make this point a bit clearer. I explained before that, As servants of the One King, it is our responsibility [and blessing] to bring glory to the divine...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Native American Traditions, native american traditions, indian belief
native american traditions, indian belief, indian religions: Hi Erin! Thanks for your question. Because I live in South Africa, I don’t know too much about ‘pow-wows’, but I have looked the word up on Google and I found out that a pow wow is a gathering of Native Americans. The modern version of a ‘pow wow’ can be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Native American traditions, native american traditions, smithsonian institutions
native american traditions, smithsonian institutions, apostles of jesus: Hello Erin, thanks for asking. Here is a paragraph from an article found in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. One of the most important things in the life of a Native American is the drum. Our whole culture centers...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Need Advice, nineteen years, sexual experience
nineteen years, sexual experience, youth ministry: Hello, Collin. When we truly become saved (born-again), we receive a new soul from God. This soul is indwelt personally by God in the form of the Holy Spirit. Our body, however, is not changed at the moment we become saved. Our body still lusts after...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Need help for a crisis:, spiritual retreats, eyes of god
spiritual retreats, eyes of god, abusive relationship: Hello, Teenie. I Corinthians 7:39 reads: The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord. Also, Matthew 19:6: Wherefore they are no more twain,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Need a word form God ?, forty days and nights, second coming of jesus
forty days and nights, second coming of jesus, spirit of god: Greetings in the name of Jesus, the Christ I am not getting any kind of message from the Holy Spirit on your situation...and without knowing any specifics, the only help I can give you...is that the time is closer than most think, to the second coming...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Need a word from God ?, marriage problems, prayer time
marriage problems, prayer time, glorious church: Hi Daughter, Thank you for your question. I do believe that I have a WOrd from God for you. I asked God guidence regarding your specific situation. I do not know what the specifics are, but God does. Here are some principles that you can apply to your...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Needing Godly Advice, jesus first, hello kit
jesus first, hello kit, name of jesus: Greetings, in the name of Jesus... First of all, although , at times God has given me visions (only for myself), I m not a prophet that hears from God on any one person, and then speaks what thus saith the Lord to that person...I m sorry if that is what...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Who Is My Neighbor?, bad attitude, who is my neighbor
bad attitude, who is my neighbor, bad situation: Hello Molly, Thank you for your question. It seems like you are having a few difficulties at work with a co-worker. It is a good thing to want to help her out but there comes a time when you have to be able to say to her in a loving way why you can no...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Who Is My Neighbor?, bad attitude, who is my neighbor
bad attitude, who is my neighbor, panics: Hi Molly, Based on your description, I would lean on that famous verse that s not in the Bible but should be, God helps those that help themselves. Its important that you not hold negative feelings towards her if possible and its always to pray for...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Who's my Neighbor?, false witness, human population
false witness, human population, e mail: Sorry it took me so long to answer, I had forgotten to check up on my e-mail. When God refers to our neighbors , he means the rest of the human population, saved or not. Like in Commandment 9, You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor . Does...

Christianity -- Christian Living: New marriage...what to do?, christian mother, fianc
christian mother, fianc, license plates: Brian, I read your email a few days ago and have been pondering it. I work crazy hours and really won t be able to respond until tomorrow morning. Didn t want you to think that I had ignored you. I have been praying about it and still don t have a good...

Christianity -- Christian Living: New Religion, existence of god, brain problem
existence of god, brain problem, faith in god: No, I cannot. your brother in Christ, Marco I think that faith cannot come only from logic, because to have faith in God means to trust and love God. I think however that logics and science prove the existence of our soul and the existence of God...

Christianity -- Christian Living: New religious Movement& Religion in the Twenty-first century, wayne tucker, how are newer religions different from older ones
wayne tucker, how are newer religions different from older ones, religious movement: Catherine, You will have to be more specific. The answer to your question is probably a series of books. Neither of us has that kind of time. Give me an example of what you mean by newer and older religions, and I ll try to answer. Respectfully,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Non-christian husband accesses pornography, stick in the mud, pornographic magazines
stick in the mud, pornographic magazines, prude: Dear Carolyn, My heart goes out to you. Pornography is a strong sin which is making a big comeback through the Internet. An important point to realize is that porno is not a rejection of you, but a way that your husband has learned to cope with stress,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Non Religous Girlfriend, excepted jesus, 2 corinthians 6
excepted jesus, 2 corinthians 6, lord and savior: Hello, Matt. Only God can open your girlfriend s spiritual eyes. If He does so, then she will realize the truth (this is the moment of salvation). 2 Corinthians 6:14 tells us not to be unequally yoked with unbelievers. In other words, do not marry...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Nondenominational Churches, non denominational churches, women preachers
non denominational churches, women preachers, nondenominational churches: Non-denominational Churches are churches that do not adhere to any one denomination doctrines, they simply teach what is clearly taught in God s word (the KJV). Other then that, they are the same as other churches,having a preacher and/or teacher of God s...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Number of crucifixes sold, right direction, greetings
right direction, greetings, love: Greetings in the name of Jesus, Hello...I m sorry, but I consider myself a non-denominational Christian, and as such do not research such things. That kind of thing is futile and useless, in my opinion. But why don t you get in touch with the manufacturer...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need some advices, stable job, business job
stable job, business job, wisdom of god: Dear Yangling, Relationships are very enjoyable, but there are times where they are challenged and become comfortable. There is nothing unusual about this; it is a typical part of life. There is relief for you and hope for your friend that rests in Jesus...

Christianity -- Christian Living: i need this answered very soon!, american indian tribes, woman in the church
american indian tribes, woman in the church, custody of children: The fist question has problems with it, as different churches presently and in the past dealt with such issues in different ways. A woman whose husband is abusive is not required to stay bound to him. Christians are called to peace regarding these matters,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: need answers, doctrine of eternal security, doctrine states
doctrine of eternal security, doctrine states, relationship with god: Hi Lela, There are certain points of doctrine that well meaning Christians disagree on. This is one of them. Personally, I believe the Bible teaches what is known as the Doctrine of Eternal Security. This doctrine states that when a person is saved...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need a christian lifestyle and life plan, jesus paved the way, hope jesus
jesus paved the way, hope jesus, christian lifestyle: Dear Lucy, I am praying for your peace and healing. My goodness, your question was a reminder of the difficult life circumstances we find ourselves in and how the best we can do is to surrender it to God, who understands the true depth of what we re going...

Christianity -- Christian Living: In need of convincing, respectful fashion, faith in god
respectful fashion, faith in god, close to god: Hi Craig, Thanks for this great question! I believe that you are making a common mistake. You seem to be equating a good emotional experience with a strong spirituality. You seem to be following your hear in these matters. Let me give you some brief...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need your help. i was..., elders of the church, fellow servant
elders of the church, fellow servant, 1 corinthians 6: Rick, I am curious as to why your church leaders have a problem with your wifes previous divorce, and remarriage. Even James 4:4 wrote about those of the church who had a love of the things of the world, being called *adulteresses *. I wonder if they...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need your help. i was..., committing adultery, elders of the church
committing adultery, elders of the church, fellow servant: Hi Rick, Sorry to hear about your problem. Let me tell you that you are not alone. There are a lot of people called by God that NEVER reach their God given destiny because of human traditions. I have a friend that was in exactly your situation. He was to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need your help. i was..., church denomination, elders of the church
church denomination, elders of the church, fellow servant: Hi Rich, first of all, if God has called you preach, has he told you what church you are called to preach to (you need to seek him first). Secondly, who are you serving God or man? God will make a way where there seems to be no way. God hates divorce, you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need help in this, christian counselors, lonely times
christian counselors, lonely times, lonely guy: Dear Luth, A man who has had pornography problems and is talking to young women on chat lines is not someone you really need to seek counsel from. Good Christian counselors should not let hurting people become dependent upon them m as their principal...

Christianity -- Christian Living: need help, drunkness, temple of god
drunkness, temple of god, personal opinion: hey ya well i have to be honest i have smoked for 6 years now off and on now im back on them but i am gonna quit like as i dont like it nemore well my personal opinion is that it is wrong but who knows my whole church say it will get u into heaven whereas...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need some hope, unwise decisions, bad decisions
unwise decisions, bad decisions, time and chance: Hi Robbie, 1. God gives all people a choice to choose life or choose death by believing Christ and accepting his sacrifice for our sins and by our daily choices to do good or to do evil. There is no market for soul selling or buying. Even if you did...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need a little information for a research paper, heaven books, sociopaths
heaven books, sociopaths, heavenly kingdom: Tiffany, A very old question! Unfortunately, so is the answer: We just don t know. It s not like we haven t thought of it before. It s just that there are ample scriptures to support either view. We are taught to support the feeble-minded, because...

Christianity -- Christian Living: in need of a prayer, thanking god, last sunday
thanking god, last sunday, rocks: Maria,Please consider if this is the kind of life you want to live. Do you want to always wonder what is going on and what is going to happen next? Since you re not married, I would suggest that you say goodbye to this man and don t look back. Please continue...

Christianity -- Christian Living: I need strength to move on etc, emotional consequences, happy relationship
emotional consequences, happy relationship, painful memories: Hi Laura, Is there one specific occurrence that is causing you problems or was it a number of things? This is a question that you need to ask and answer yourself. It isn t necessary for me to know unless you wish to tell me. There is a scripture that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: just need to talk again.one..., relationship marriage, jesus first
relationship marriage, jesus first, face shine: Hi Veronica, Nice to hear from you again. When you are waiting for the Lord to do something in your life it can sometimes seem like a very long, lonely and quiet wait...silence from the Lord doesn t mean that He s not actively working in your life. Trust...

Christianity -- Christian Living: noah in 2 floods, genesis 6, bible scholar
genesis 6, bible scholar, question god: I am only aware of the one flood described in Genesis. I don t consider myself a Bible scholar so someone else might be able to help you further, but I do know that, according to Genesis 6:11-13, the purpose of the flood was to destroy the earth. Genesis...

Christianity -- Christian Living: noah in 2 floods/, everlasting covenant, youthe
everlasting covenant, youthe, god didn: Vaughn, I ve never heard that, and admit that this is a topic outside what I have considered before. But, I remember that Jesus talked about Noah: Luke 17:26-27 (New International Version) Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in...

Christianity -- Christian Living: with a non-christian, christian spouse, godly counsel
christian spouse, godly counsel, mixed feelings: Nat, Thanks for your question. I have mixed feelings as I read your email. Living with a non-Christian spouse is hard under any circumstances. Making the choice to do it, knowing it will be difficult is probably not a good idea. I m thinking of the expression...

Christianity -- Christian Living: nondenominational churches, nondenominational churches, jesus teachings
nondenominational churches, jesus teachings, apostolic mission: Dear Jessica, your question How does the preacher know what to preach? is a very important question. We could also ask: Who has the authority to interpret correctly the Bible and to teach correctly Jesus teachings? Only a person who knows and understands...

Christianity -- Christian Living: "nonsense"?, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: simple: all of it. if you d like to learn more about the defects of religions, here are a couple good references: Smith, George H: ATHEISM; THE CASE AGAINST GOD. prometheus books, new york 14228-2197 1989 Ingersoll, Robert G: THE WORKS OF ROBERT...

Christianity -- Christian Living: At Odds With Wife, demon possession, relevant scriptures
demon possession, relevant scriptures, marriage vows: Hi Douglas, We apologize for the delay in answering. We had to go out of town unexpectedly. There are many people who do not believe that being slain in the spirit has anything to do with falling on the floor during a church service. I recall...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Old Law/New Law, principalities and powers, sabbath days
principalities and powers, sabbath days, testament laws: Hi Michael, Thanks for this great question. You are very right to be concerned anytime that someone says that the Bible no longer applies. The only one that can say that is God in His WOrd, Himself. It is incorrect to say that all of the Old Testament...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Old Testament, divine mercy prayer, old testiment
divine mercy prayer, old testiment, bible index: The Gentiles are not required to follow the laws of the Jewish faithful regarding food matters as indicated in Leviticus. See Mark 7:19 and Acts 11:5-9. A great site to look things up is: http://www.usccb.org/nab/bible/index.htm +++ Some other...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Old Testament, bible reader, firstborn children
bible reader, firstborn children, disobedient children: You ask some very good questions. The first one addresses the scientific accuracy of the events of the Old Testament. I cannot exhaustively respond to every event in the Old Testament or we would need a book. Instead, let me ask you a question, How powerful...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Omnipotence(sp?) of God., heart ache, host of angels
heart ache, host of angels, human tragedy: Hello Tom, I will answer your first question first. God is all powerful and all knowing but He gives men a choice. This means He allows them to choose. Love always does this. This means that He does not control everything. If men choose evil rather...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Overbearing in-laws, voodoo church, relationship question
voodoo church, relationship question, adequate supervision: The best way to handle a bully is to not acknowledge the verbal swords they cast. Giving them the attention (even or especially when angry defense) reinforces their control over you (in their mind). If it were me, I would calmly state, While I respect your...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Overcomming Failure, christ god, referrence
christ god, referrence, getting a job: Bernard, shortly before I became a Christian I was let go of my job and had to go on disability. I could barely afford a place to stay and had to sell off things just to pay for food. I thought it was the end of the world for me, but it was just the beginning....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Overprotective mother, child molestors, overprotective mother
child molestors, overprotective mother, nut cases: Uh...What??? Kia...honey...I have received some Mom s controlling me stories but this one takes the cakes..yup, this story snatches the cakes right out of my mouth!! Wow. Seems as though your mom has some issues that she needs to deal with. Listen baby...

Christianity -- Christian Living: obe, existence of god, brain problem
existence of god, brain problem, faith in god: Dear Stefanie, I am sorry but I do not understand your question. Anyway, I think that faith cannot come only from logic, because to have faith in God means to trust and love God. I think however that logics and science prove the existence of our soul...

Christianity -- Christian Living: An observation, kjv bible, word translation
kjv bible, word translation, hello kit: Greetings in the name of Jesus, I m very happy that you asked or rather made this statement about the KJV. First of all, I ve done a exhaustive study on this and I know what I m saying/believing is true. Yes, I agree that in some instances the KJV...

Christianity -- Christian Living: is it okay to change religons?, move of the spirit, dead religion
move of the spirit, dead religion, word of god: We all serve the same God. I don t see what the problem would be. I need to warn you however, that Catholicism is basically a dead religion on a whole . There is no move of the Spirit as it is not generally taught in this church. I am really concerned that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: the old and the new covenant, new covenant, everlasting covenant
new covenant, everlasting covenant, god of peace: Question 1. The Scripture says this of the New Covenant in Hebrews 13:20-21, Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, Make you perfect in every...

Christianity -- Christian Living: old and new covenants, sacrificial offerings, new covenant
sacrificial offerings, new covenant, delayed response: Dear Patrick, First, I would like to apologize for my delayed response. I was away for the weekend, and did not have an opportunity to check my e-mail...now to the question: As Jesus came and fulfilled the prophesy, the Old Covenant was written in our...

Christianity -- Christian Living: the old and new covenants, leviticus 19 28, temple of the holy spirit
leviticus 19 28, temple of the holy spirit, new covenant: I actually feel I can only partially answer your question so I ll refer you to a better forum where one can answer your question in more detail. First, I d say we have to keep the Commandments, which Christ also instructed us to keep in the New Testament....

Christianity -- Christian Living: other religions, logical inconsistencies, eternal happiness
logical inconsistencies, eternal happiness, different religions: Sarah- Let me start by saying that God does not allow things to happen. He has a plan for us all, and He knows what is going to transpire. God also gave us free will though, so choices we make can sometimes effect the things that occur in our lives. ...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pain, angry with god, favorite phrase
angry with god, favorite phrase, child god: Dear Allyson, I am so sorry in the loss of your baby. That s probably the worst pain a mother can feel. Your feelings are very natural and it ll take time for them to process. I ve heard that you never get over the loss of a child, God just helps you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Paranoid?, babtist church, traditional faith
babtist church, traditional faith, catholisism: Hi there. If the pastor is a good pastor, he will completely understand the reason you asked that question. After all, catholisism is a very traditional faith and he will understand, after all you did get brought up as a catholic. I don t think you need...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Passing, bone fragments, sole survivor
bone fragments, sole survivor, christains: Hi Sandra, You wrote: Question: I hope you can help me for I wasn t sure where to go to ask the following quesitons. Do all Christains believe in creamation? Summaries of various denominations and their beliefs can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cremation...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pastor credentials, google search, jake hiebert
google search, jake hiebert, google: Hi Ron. I will tell you what the Lord says about these matters. Ron because there are many scriptures confirming what I am about to open for you, if you know the scriptures you know I am speaking from them. (1) Paul writes that we should *know* them to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pastorate Question, doctrinal correctness, words of caution
doctrinal correctness, words of caution, bad feelings: Hello Brian, I have been ministering for more than forty-five years and have seen and experienced just about everything that can be experienced. I really do know what you are dealing with. The problem is this, you are more emotionally involved and therefore...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pastors, double honour, 1 timothy 5
double honour, 1 timothy 5, pastor don: Hi Yee Khang, Thanks for this great question. Here are several thoughts I have on this subject: 1. A pastor should be compensated as an employee or the local church. 1 Timothy 5:17-18 17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Paul and his writings about women not having authority over men, godly women, christ loved the church
godly women, christ loved the church, lordship of christ: Sonny, As you have indicated, Paul, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, wrote concerning women that they are to be in subjection to the man. This is not a demeaning role for the woman, but rather a place of honor, just as we are subject to Christ,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Permanent Deacon, protestant background, gender sexuality
protestant background, gender sexuality, constructive feedback: Hi James. Thanks for the question. Deacons are different positions in different churches depending on the denomination and probably even the location. I am assuming that you are talking about RC deacons in the US. Unfortunately this is not something...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Phantasy of Christ, xoomer virgilio, feminist theologian
xoomer virgilio, feminist theologian, theology class: Dear Steve, I am sorry, but I know nothing about this. Your brother in Christ, Marco PS. I am a physicist and I would like to invite you in the site of the “Center of Scientific Divulgation about Consciousness”: http://xoomer.virgilio.it/fedeescienza/englishnf.html...

Christianity -- Christian Living: PLEASE HELP????, open heart surgery, blood pressure medicine
open heart surgery, blood pressure medicine, internet addiction: Greetings in the name of Jesus... This man is definitely NOT OF GOD...be sure of it. In the book of Matthew ch. 24 verses 11-14 it is taught that MANY false prophets shall rise in the final days...and decieve many. We are in those last days...so be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: PLEASE HELP ME, leviticus 18 22, laura schlessinger
leviticus 18 22, laura schlessinger, orthodox jew: If you have failed to not get past my first line, then clearly you need to read further. When you wrote that your inquiry was as to homosexuality and bisexuality and then you went on to supply a letter from Dr. Laura dealing with a reader s sarcastic comments...

Christianity -- Christian Living: PLEASE HELP ME, mad at god, book of revelation
mad at god, book of revelation, prayer life: Hello R, I have good news and bad news. First the good news. You are not doomed to hell for being mad at God or For questioning him and the Church as to how they are good . You are actually showing some hope for your future by asking questions that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Please Help, husband jokes, common law marriage
husband jokes, common law marriage, wedding vows: Dear Kristen, This was only put there to show you that you shouldn t treat marriage lightly. Maybe you did commit adultery but thats forgiven already if indeed it happened at all (I don t know the details) but every sin is forgiven in Christ, even tomorrows...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Please help!, leviticus 18 22, laura schlessinger
leviticus 18 22, laura schlessinger, orthodox jew: Hi R, The word sin means to “miss the mark.” It literally means not being all that you can be. No law will ever correct that. It is an internal problem. It is a correction that must take place within. So…along comes Jesus and He points out that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Please help, leviticus 18 22, laura schlessinger
leviticus 18 22, laura schlessinger, orthodox jew: Hi R I have read the Dr Laura thing a few times before, Yes it is a bit of a chuckle, but unfortunately it is not something that I ought to be laughing at. It is based on a mocking of the claims that the Word of God is eternal and unchanging. To make it...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Please help clear this up!, christian conversion, destructive lifestyle
christian conversion, destructive lifestyle, eternal destiny: Hello R , Thanks for contacting me. I and my family have been dealing with some seasonal cold/flu-like symptoms...thus the reason for the delay in my reply. I do apologize. The Bible speaks over and over again concerning need for a set-apart life...and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Please help..I'm confused, blah blah, promising marriage
blah blah, promising marriage, man in christ: Hi Debbie, you said-- HE CONSTANTLY LIED, CHEATED, CONTACTED NUMEROUS WOMEN ON THE INTERNET Why are you putting up with this man, God has no dealings with those who sin time and time again without any remorse or changed course of action. If you are staying...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Please help!!!, john the babtist, jesus as a child
john the babtist, jesus as a child, jesus god: Hi Kevin, Question: If God so loved the world.... (which I believe he did---and still does)WHY did he allow satan anywhere near it? God didn t create sin and He didn t create evil. God didn t create Satan. God created Lucifer, referred to as the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pokemon, fantasy pokemon, wayne tucker
fantasy pokemon, wayne tucker, truth from fiction: Lance, Sorry I can t help with this one. I know absolutely nothing about the particulars of Pokemon. I do know that these are fictional characters, existing in a universe very different from ours, where magic is considered a reality. Perhaps spells...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pokemon, adult christians, psychic ghost
adult christians, psychic ghost, liberal perspective: Hi Nella, First, I apologize for not replying faster. I did not receive your question for some reason. Questions like this are difficult to answer because each person understands Christianity differently. You say you are not exactly a teen, does this...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pope visits Auschwitz, judgement seat of christ, auschwitz death camp
judgement seat of christ, auschwitz death camp, pope visits auschwitz: I believe I answered your question...WHY? When I said the following; It is for a testimony of our strong faith and illegiance to the only true and living God. All these things that God has allowed...has been allowed for a very good reason.. Rom 8:28...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pope visits Auschwitz, auschwitz death camp, pope visits poland
auschwitz death camp, pope visits poland, pope visits auschwitz: Dear James, these are very important questions and I think that everybody must try to find a personal answer. I cannot give a specific answer for every tragedy, but I have a personal general answer about the existence of suffering in the world. Suffering...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pope visits Auschwitz, auschwitz death camp, pope visits poland
auschwitz death camp, pope visits poland, pope visits auschwitz: God sits silently in heaven, watching over the choices of mankind. Oftentimes, the primary reason God fails to intervene is that we fail to pray for intervention. As it is written, ye have not, because ye ask not (from James 4:2). There is far more...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pork, seven dispensations, conscience effort
seven dispensations, conscience effort, muslim faith: Eric, You are referring to the Levitical Law pronounced below… Lev 11:6-8 7 And the pig, though it has a split hoof completely divided, does not chew the cud; it is unclean for you. 8 You must not eat their meat or touch their carcasses; they are unclean...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pornography, www google co uk, self gratification
www google co uk, self gratification, mature attitude: Hi John, First of all thank you for having the courage to ask the questions in your email, it is a very delicate subject to discuss and must be approached in calm ,intelligent and mature attitude if you intend to help people. First scripture that comes...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pornography, servant jesus, self gratification
servant jesus, self gratification, jewish event: Hi John. John, Jesus said, Whatever controls you, is your master! Even the two most essential elements to the life of the flesh, is food, and water. BUT, as Jesus portrayed and was a common jewish event was *fasting*. Which was saying, in effect,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pornography, committing adultery, self gratification
committing adultery, self gratification, pastor don: Hi John, Jesus said that if you look with lust after a woman, then you are committing adultery in your heart. Pornography is a tool to help people do just that. The Bible tells us to flee those lusts that war against our souls. Masturbation is sex with...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possessed, niv bible, true story of emily rose
niv bible, true story of emily rose, frankish accent: Thank you for your question; it is a good question but not one that need trouble you. Here are some rules to remember: First rule: We can now identify diseases where the ancients could only diagnose a demon. The ancients used the word demon to describe...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, good and faithful servant, animal control officers
good and faithful servant, animal control officers, animal control officer: Your question is not odd at all. Scripture (Romans 13:1-4) indicates that we, as believers, are to subject ourselves to the higher powers. That is exactly what you did. You did not take matters into your own hands, but rather, you took the matter to the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question., being a good neighbor, odd question
being a good neighbor, odd question, imput: The first thing I want to encourage you with is this: even if you sinned, it s OKAY! The blood Jesus shed on the cross covered every sin you ve already committed and every one you are yet to commit. God loves you unconditionally, the same no matter what...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly and odd question, pet containment, leash laws
pet containment, leash laws, odd question: This isn t an odd question at all. In fact, these types of things are the rubber meets the road issues of the Christian life. I can understand your concern for your dog and for the safety of people in the neighborhood. If your community has leash laws...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, odd question, imput
odd question, imput, issue at hand: Friend, The only bad question is the one you don t ask. I ll take a shot at this one. The verse you are remembering is, Love your neighbor as yourself. Let me ask you this: If you had a dog you were not taking care of, would you not want someone...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, meaningful answer, godness
meaningful answer, godness, odd question: Since I do not know your name, I will refer to you as New. First I will apologize for this taking as long as it has. I wanted to think about it so that I could give you a meaningful answer to your questions. New, what a wonderful question. You know,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, odd question, dog pound
odd question, dog pound, imput: Hello, Thanks for the question. When one becomes a Christian there are still things that we have to do that are unpleasant and yet we know that they are the right thing to do. The intersting thing is my daughter s neighbor had a pit bull that was frequently...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, greatest commandment, odd question
greatest commandment, odd question, imput: Hi (sorry, I don t have your name). In Mark 12: 29-31, Jesus tells of the greatest commandment (including the verse you mentioned). Jesus said: The most important one is this: Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, question god, governmental authorities
question god, governmental authorities, animal laws: Hi, Thanks for this great question. God has given us the government in order to enforce laws. There is nothing wrong with you appealing to a higher power ( governmental authorities like police) to enforce certain animal laws. Biblically speaking you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Possibly an odd question, odd question, imput
odd question, imput, issue at hand: Hi there Some things, like the situation you describe are things we have to use our own conscience in what we should do. If I had been in your position, I would have done exactly the same thing. We are told to love our neighbour, but I really don t think...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Powerful story, hanging with the wrong crowd, good little girl
hanging with the wrong crowd, good little girl, heavenly angels: Jacqueline, Thanks for the great testimony! I praise God that you were protected from Jim. And you are right that faith in Jesus is the only way to be saved. Salvation is by God s grace, received simply through faith. From then on out, it s a marvelous...

Christianity -- Christian Living: YOU ARE A PROPHET !, two different worlds, angels in heaven
two different worlds, angels in heaven, knowledge wisdom: Dear saintRay, Welcome to the family brotherRay! Did you know the angels in heaven rejoiced and sang over your soul when you called on the Lord to save you? Blessed is the person that won you to the Lord, be happy you were spared the fire, be grateful you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Praise, son jesus christ, god in heaven
son jesus christ, god in heaven, praise question: Hello, Brian. You must remember that mankind by nature is very sinful (Jeremiah 17:9; Romans 3:10-18). It is therefore not too surprising to hear what happened during the Inquisition. Many people who claim to be truly saved Christians are not truly...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prayer, lords prayer, true believer
lords prayer, true believer, language expert: Hi Rudi, Thanks for this question. Luke 11:4 4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. The King James Version, (Cambridge: Cambridge) 1769. The Greek...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prayer, living jesus, different religions
living jesus, different religions, face to the ground: I am sorry, I do not know why the religious do these things. Only suffice it to say that I have never done either of these practices, nor do I kneel. Prayer is a constant state of mind and communication, sort of like talking to a best friend. I do not consider...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prayers, prayer life, relationship with god
prayer life, relationship with god, presense: I would say, yes, the quality of your prayer life determines the quality of your relationship with God. I think that s common sense, actually. Why would you pray over the same items again and again in your quiet time ? You judge your spiritual growth...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prayers, goodness and mercy, prayer life
goodness and mercy, prayer life, relationship with god: The quality of your prayer life is definitely linked to the quality of your relationship with God. Prayer is simply time spent talking to God, and, as in any relationship, you can t be very close to someone you never talk to. If you find yourself praying...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prayers, earthly journey, prayer life
earthly journey, prayer life, relationship with god: Hello. I am 31, but I feel like I am 19 or so, if that makes a difference. I once heard somebody said the quality of your prayer life determines the quality of the relationship with God. Is that true anyway? No, that is just standard motivational...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pre-Christ eternal life, protestant theology, protestant churches
protestant theology, protestant churches, churches in the world: Steve, Did you mean to say you went from Protestant to Catholic? I am a convert from protestant church to Catholicism so I don t believe in protestant theology (which was created in the 1500 s). Today there are over 30,000 protestant churches in the world,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Pre-marital sex, pre marital sex, atorneys
pre marital sex, atorneys, moments of pleasure: John, Actually, there are two separate issues here. The first is your jealousy. The book of Proverbs repeatedly instructs us not to have any envy of the wicked. You tell me that is exactly what you are feeling. This is something you and Jesus need...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Preacher's Daughter, preachers daughter, jesus and his kingdom
preachers daughter, jesus and his kingdom, exquisite delight: Kristina, Thank you for your questions, I will do my best to answer them. My advise to you is this... 1. Seek God and His kingdom first. Put the Lord Jesus, and His kingdom first. Seek His will and His heart for your life. Put Him first and everything...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prenuptials, prenuptual agreement, god doesn
prenuptual agreement, god doesn, personal opinion: Hi Kathy, Divorce without due cause (severe mistreatment, adultery) is not biblically sound. A prenuptual agreement is like an agreement that your marriage won t last - and if it s not going to last you shouldn t be in it. That s my personal opinion,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prenuptials, inheritance rights, broken marriage
inheritance rights, broken marriage, annullment: I found this on prenuptials (answer on ewtn.com boards by priest): http://www.ewtn.com/vexperts/showresult.asp?RecNum=415323&Forums=0&Experts=0&Days=365&Author=&Keyword=prenuptial&pgnu=1&groupnum=0&record_bookmark=2&ORDER_BY_TXT=ORDER+BY+ReplyDate+DESC&start_at=...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Profanity, scriptural passages, unwashen hands
scriptural passages, unwashen hands, deadly poison: But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Promises, freedom of choice, engagement period
freedom of choice, engagement period, rest of your life: Dear Kristen, Freedom of choice is freedom of choice. Thats why we have engagement period to choose. Marriage cannot be entered into if only one wants it. Breaking this promise is fine. You must choose for the rest of your life. Its serious. Therefore...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Promotion, career counsellor, racist person
career counsellor, racist person, district managers: Dear L Thank you for your question. As well as being a Christian, I am also a career counsellor, and so your situation interests me for different reasons. Firstly though, I have to say that I have never heard anyone say promotion comes from God before....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophecy dream from God, smooth talkers, invention of the television
smooth talkers, invention of the television, giant fireball: Hi Jacqueline! If the question is, are you a true *seer* I would have to answer.....no! Sorry Jacqueline, but a true prophet/ess has to be judged by other prophets.. 1Co 14:32 ....and the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets; Where does...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophecy from GOD, look at the sky, sign from god
look at the sky, sign from god, moms name: Greetings in the name of Jesus... Hmmm it s interesting that your name is jacqueline, thats my moms name and my best friend is Jackie. Anyway, to answer your question, I ve learned that the Bible is to be taken literally (what it says,it means), and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophecy of Muhammed(PBUH), jesus of nazareth, israeli nation
jesus of nazareth, israeli nation, pbuh: Dear Ahmer, Our kingdom is not of this world, but your kingdom through Mohammed is of this world. Jesus told us ours was snot. Ishmael basically started the Arab nation as far as i know. But I focus on what Jesus said. The Counselor is the Holy Spirit...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophecy of prophet Muhammed(PBUH), jesus the messiah, prophet john
jesus the messiah, prophet john, elias c: JOHN 1:19-25 Let’s look at the context of this chapter and see who is being spoken of; now in verse 15 the apostle John writes about; “John the Baptizer” who prepared the way for Jesus to appear. So the Priests and Levites were sent from Jerusalem to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophet Muhammed in BIble, prophet muhammed, false gospel
prophet muhammed, false gospel, due respect: The answer is no, though u no doubt would like to believe there is, so u can promote islamism , which is a false gospel, it does not save, heal or regard the love of man, but promotes hate, intolerance and destruction. I promote and believe in Christianity,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophet Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, prophet muhammed
holy quran translation, prophet muhammed, reason god: It appears that you only wish to argue which is the truth... I refuse to do so... Please refrain from emailing me again, as I will not answer. You have your belief and I have mine... May the one true and living God bless you as you seek His truth....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Prophet Muhammed in Bible, holy quran translation, prophet muhammed
holy quran translation, prophet muhammed, god jesus: Your answer is also correct in the KJV, but worded differently... chaste people may not worry as Satan will not be able to misguide them. Therefore if we believe in God and submit to him - By God s will - we will never be ruined. But this is only...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Psychic predictions - how to get rid of them?, life in freedom, psychic predictions
life in freedom, psychic predictions, burning questions: Hello Lorraine Lai, Reality. It is no longer reality that you are writing me your question. That is in the past. It was only reality while you were writing it ... it came to pass, but it is no longer what is happening. It likewise is NOT reality...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Being Psyhic is a form of Witchcraft?, mental phenomena, psychic phenomena
mental phenomena, psychic phenomena, psyhic: Greetings, in the name of Jesus, the Christ... According to the site dictionary.com ; a PSYCHIC is psy·chic –adjective Also, psy·chi·cal. 1. of or pertaining to the human soul or mind; mental (opposed to physical). 2. Psychology. pertaining...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purity, promiscuity, bathing suit
promiscuity, bathing suit, cable television: Dear Paul, There is hope in Christ and we will find it by His Spirit through His Word. Does your wife know Jesus as your Savior? If not that is the number one issue. Review 1 John 5:9-14 for assurance of salvation. Taking a second look does hurt and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose., ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 10:17 am sun 3-20 2005 hi, Mr. B, Thanks for your question. Your question is a natural one for someone who subscribes to the christian system. The trouble is, THAT IS A POOR ASSUMPTION, because the entire christian scheme, as are all religions, is FRAUDULENT,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose?, death leprosy, sheep and goats
death leprosy, sheep and goats, death jesus: the bible sums people like you up when it says-- they have a zeal for God; but not according to ACCURATE KNOWLEDGE (Romans 10;2) And it is you who will be dissappointed as to YOUR destiny, as born again or anointed ones are spoken of as; preaching...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose?, unmerited favor of god, repentance and faith
unmerited favor of god, repentance and faith, god jesus: God s purpose for salvation can be summed up in the verse John 3:16... John 3:16-17 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. NIV God s Love is also called...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose of going to church, dear esther, bible character
dear esther, bible character, holy communion: Dear Esther, First of all, you have the name of my FAVORITE Bible character. What an amazing woman Esther was! Now to your question... Thank goodness, thank GOD our relationship with Him isn t based on how much we do, how often we think of Him, whether...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose of Fasting, repentance time, scripture reading
repentance time, scripture reading, withholding food: Fastin Baptist, I apologize for the delay in responding, as I was on vacation this week and failed to notify the allexperts.com website. There are many reasons for fasting. There is no mention that I know of that it is for helping the one that is fasting...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose of Life, son jesus christ, romans 8
son jesus christ, romans 8, matchless name: The ultimate purpose of God is to glorify His name. If that makes Him seem like an egotistical maniac to you, apparently you have little understanding of God. Read Isaiah 43 to see what this King of Kings and Lord of Lords says concerning Himself and His glory....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Purpose?, pain and sorrow, mr stokes
pain and sorrow, mr stokes, hope of salvation: I am not knowledgeable enough to attempt a detailed analysis of views that have been held on this matter so I will simply give the short version. Within the Christian tradition there is the concept that God is Love . By that I mean that God is the source...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pacifism, book of daniel, nuclear age
book of daniel, nuclear age, peacemakers: Hi Jamie, Christians should try to be peacemakers all the time, in any age. This is what God has required of people that wanted to do his will since the beginning. However, since every government is put in place by God, according to the Bible, (see Romans...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pacifism, mixed feelings, nuclear age
mixed feelings, nuclear age, pacifism: First off, sorry about the late response, I was extremely busy the past week. I have mixed feelings about Nuclear War, and war in general. I believe we should take action when necessary. Was God always peaceful? No, look at such examples of Sodom and Gomorrah....

Christianity -- Christian Living: why i had pain, false prophet, personal belief
false prophet, personal belief, name of jesus: Greetings in the wonderful mighty name of Jesus... The only answer I can give you is this: God, nor His Holy Spirit or Jesus would ever inflict pain in return for praying. Therefore the only thing I can say concerning this...is that one of the two following...

Christianity -- Christian Living: parenting single or not, pastor kim, god and his word
pastor kim, god and his word, loving parents: Hi Stephanie, There is no easy answer to your questions. The decision to have a baby with man who is not your husband was probably not a wise one. You can see now the repercussions of your decision. But now you must live with that decision and you will...

Christianity -- Christian Living: past sin, mind questions, hebrews 6
mind questions, hebrews 6, sinful life: Good evening, Kay, I m glad you followed up with this question. I only have a few moments tonight, but I can address this more fully over the weekend. If you have a piece of paper handy, draw a line down the center (top to bottom). On the left side write...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pastors view on who to vote for, biblical standpoint, tax exempt status
biblical standpoint, tax exempt status, acceptable practice: Vaughn, While it is morally right for a Pastor to share Biblical values and to promote those values from the pulpit, there is a legal ramification to promoting a specific candidate for public office. The tax exempt status of a religious institution can...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pauls thorn, apostle paul, pious man
apostle paul, pious man, aramaic: Great question. I doubt a pious man like the apostle Paul would defend himself like that. Perhaps the meaning was lost through the translations from Aramaic/Greek to English. Maybe it was just God s decision. I m sorry to say that I do not know. I hope my...

Christianity -- Christian Living: personality, sparkling grape juice, lord and savior
sparkling grape juice, lord and savior, wine drinking: Mr. Scott, I suppose that we are like minded in this matter. I also am one that doesn t like confrontation in a confrontational manner. If confrontation must come, I prefer that it be handled in a mild way. I think that is what the Apostle Paul meant when...

Christianity -- Christian Living: physics, living organisms, gravitational pull
living organisms, gravitational pull, magnetite: Dear Mike, I answer only questions about faith. I have not time to answer other questions. However, I would like to give a scientific discussion about the existence of God and some recent miracles. I think that faith cannot come only from logic,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: please help!, fantasy card games, horro films
fantasy card games, horro films, tcg yugioh: Hey John, Thanks for getting back to me concerning Yu-Gi-Oh. I totally understand where you are coming from and I am way glad that you have given up all the other ungodly things that you were doing..I am proud of you bro. No. I do not think that your playing...

Christianity -- Christian Living: please respond.., attempted suicide, going to hell
attempted suicide, going to hell, condemnation: 4pm mon 5.14.07 Hi Jacque, wow, you are going thru a lot! Your frustration, though pretty miserable feeling now, can be a good thing in the long run. That s because a major part of your pain & hurt, is LARGELY BECAUSE OF YOUR RELIGIOUS BELIEF SYSTEM!...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Can you be a practicing homosexual and still be saved?, metropolitan community churches, king james bible
metropolitan community churches, king james bible, homosexual unions: Absolutely Earl, The largest GLBT organization on earth is a homosexual-based Christian denomination, the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (http://www.mccchurch.org). There are also several other denominations and ministries that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pray, healing scriptures, life jesus
healing scriptures, life jesus, peace joy: In Jesus name, satan I command you to take your hands off of Veronica s body and her life! Veronica belongs to the Lord and she is not yours to mess with or destroy. I apply the blood of Jesus over Veronica s life and ask the Lord to fill her with peace, joy,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pray, hold on girl, blood of jesus
hold on girl, blood of jesus, perfect health: Veronica, Hi Sweetie & Good Morning! I am really sorry for what you re going through with your health...I know how tough it can be to be dealing with less-than-perfect health...especially when you think that things are getting better than bam! here you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Why pray when God does nothing to help me, false accusations, unanswered prayer
false accusations, unanswered prayer, panderer: Dear KMB, So many people in this world are asking the same questions you are. The answers do lie in the Bible and yes, I can give you an answer. First of all, you are blaming God. You are assuming that He is doing all of this to you. You don t have...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Why pray to a God that always says "NO", false accusations, unanswered prayer
false accusations, unanswered prayer, panderer: 944AM thurs, OCT 5, 2006 hi, kmb, wow, lots of pain & frustration. BUT, that can be GOOD, if it makes you stop & think, as it did me some 15 years ago. I, too wondered where is god in this time of real pain? (divorce) As it is with you, a big part of my...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pray, baby sister, wonderful day
baby sister, wonderful day, personal life: Hi Baby Sister, I love you Veronica...thinking about you this morning and asking the Lord to bless you in a very obvious and special way..asking the Lord to open a wonderful job for you and for Jesus to hold you and to let you know how much you are loved....

Christianity -- Christian Living: pre-marital sex, literature of the old testament, pre marital sex
literature of the old testament, pre marital sex, marriage covenant: Hi Steve, I m going to share something with you that I read, and I found it to be interesting and helpful in getting delivered from fornication.(pre-marital) Once you get some understanding about this issue, your perspective should change. By the way,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: predestination, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 8pm thursday feb 24 hi reva; You are right to question this problem. The solution is very simple when one learns to use the correct framework of FACT, SCIENCE, NATURE, AND TRUTH. When you decide to stick with FACTS, you necessarily DISCARD ALL THE NON-FACTS,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: premarital sex, sex before marriage, god god
sex before marriage, god god, truth of god: Hi Bobby, Thanks for the question and Happy Holidays. Well Bobby, (I have an uncle and a cousin named Bobby) I am going to give it to you straight...Yes, both you and your girlfriend are living in sin if you are engaging in sex before marriage. Most people...

Christianity -- Christian Living: pride, haughty spirit, collective purpose
haughty spirit, collective purpose, religious status: Stephanie, Thank you for your question. First, let s see what the Bible says about pride: Proverbs 16:18 - Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 26:12 - Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a...

Christianity -- Christian Living: The problem of evil, monotheistic world religions, servant moses
monotheistic world religions, servant moses, thoughtful reply: Hi Billy, You ask a wonderful question. One that goes to the very heart of the gospel. You see any god other than the Christian God presented in both the Old and New Testaments would indeed make the problem of evil harder to understand. Even so, it remains...

Christianity -- Christian Living: problem with parent, parent child relationships, confrontational manner
parent child relationships, confrontational manner, evry: Hello Antionette, Thanks for contacting me. I see where you re coming from. Here s the thing: while I could tell you everything the Bible has to say about parent/child relationships and how to handle controlling spirits and how to confront those who hurt...

Christianity -- Christian Living: profanity plagueing the mind, son jesus christ, god and his son jesus christ
son jesus christ, god and his son jesus christ, trying of your faith: Walter, Satan uses many ploys to gain control of the mind. The issues you are facing are common among all of mankind. We have been called upon to think on things that are pure, wholesome, honorable, etc. It is very easy to be distracted by the things of...

Christianity -- Christian Living: promises, name of jesus, persay
name of jesus, persay, gods word: Greetings, in the name of Jesus As far as I know there is nothing as far as promises are concerned, regarding employment (persay). But I can tell you this, remember Jesus telling his first found disciples (who were working as fishermen)to follow Him...

Christianity -- Christian Living: prophecy and future, mail carrier, s child
mail carrier, s child, pleasantries: Yes it is possible that she was used by God....but be very careful with this person. It is taught in God s word, that in the final days (and we ARE in those days), there will come soothsayers and the like, claiming to be prophets. Please be very careful. Study...

Christianity -- Christian Living: prophecy, sex before marriage, jesus name
sex before marriage, jesus name, pastor don: Hi Vic, Thanks for the clarification and the follow up question. It seems on the surface that these folks believe in good core doctrine. If they truely believe that it is Jesus Christ and His death and ressurection that saved by faith alone, then they...

Christianity -- Christian Living: prophet vs Christian psychic, messages from god, gift god
messages from god, gift god, psychic question: Hello, I m sorry for the confusion you have for the answers I gave. All I wanted to show in those three verses was that it was mentioned three times in God s word (KJV)...and that brings me to ask you what version you either read from or study? I consider...

Christianity -- Christian Living: what is the prophetic anointing?, prophetic visions and dreams, visions and dreams
prophetic visions and dreams, visions and dreams, dream dreams: Greetings, in the name of Jesus, the christ... I assume that whoever it was to pray in that manner, wanted you to recieve the same things others had, and that is a spiritual anointing of prophetic visions and dreams etc. In other words, that you would be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: purpose?, spiritual works of mercy, corporal and spiritual works of mercy
spiritual works of mercy, corporal and spiritual works of mercy, glimpse of heaven: Mr. B., I discussed your question with a friend and I thought his answer might assist you. No need to respond...just thought it would help you. Here it is: Saved is a Protestant term for gaining Salvation. This question, although simple, gets into...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question, hindu scriptures, divine revelations
hindu scriptures, divine revelations, ancient hindu: RJ, I apologize for the lateness of my reply. I appreciate the opportunity to discuss this issues with you. I can tell that you are truly seeking Truth. And those who seek the Truth, the Lord Jesus will always reveal Himself to! RJ, before I address...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question, woman god, ps 146
woman god, ps 146, common grave: HI there Joyel,you asked-- 1. DOES THE BIBLE REFLECT A POSSIBILITY OF RE-INCARNATION, IF NOT, WHERE DOES IT DISPROVE IT. What the bible teaches about the soul and death doesn’t allow for reincarnation- Genesis 2:7 states: “God proceeded to form the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question, blueletterbible org, woman god
blueletterbible org, woman god, spirit of god: Joyel, In your question on reincarnation, I would tell you that reincarnation is the total opposite of the Gospel of God. Reincarnation is trying to work its way to perfection or God and Christianity is God reaching down to imperfect people and allowing...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question, homebody, bad person
homebody, bad person, partier: Hi Misskitty I am totally the same. Last night it was the work s night out. I went for the meal but I just didnt want to go out drinking afterwards. Just tell your friend why you dont want to go and if they are a good, understanding person, they will...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question, servant job, story of job
servant job, story of job, burnt offering: Hi Jonathan Thanks for your question. Your friend is blessed to have a friend like you, caring for her and looking out for her. It can be really difficult to know what to say and do in these circumstances, and sometimes, we have to be careful that we...

Christianity -- Christian Living: A Question, savior jesus christ, trumpet call
savior jesus christ, trumpet call, lord and savior: Carly, Tim replies to this question saying: To God be all the glory and thanks and praise... and to the Lamb! And I echo this remark. The Lord Jesus and God the Father are one, and together they are perfect in their love for all of their children,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question., forgiveness, offence
forgiveness, offence, conscience: Hi Karen The fact that you are asking the question tells me that your conscience says what you said was wrong. I guess some words are acceptable to some people but not to others. Its best to try to keep your language pure at all time in my view so...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question., karen heaven, bible god
karen heaven, bible god, conservative christians: Dear Karen, Heaven is a state of the soul; it is the state of perfect inner peace, love, faith and purity. Heaven is eternal life and true happiness. God loves us infinitely and He desires to lead each of us to the eternal life and to the true happiness....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question on women, god created eve, male perspective
god created eve, male perspective, responsible leadership: Hi Jerod, Thank you so much for the nice compliment. My ministry is pretty down to earth and I try to do what the Lord has called me to do. I appreciate your kind words. I think we need to be mindful that when God created Eve, she was taken from Adam...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Question, western culture, burdens
western culture, burdens, neighbors: As you read in the Bible you find that we are called to build community with each other. There are numbers of calls to one anothers . Pray for one another, carry one another s burdens, love one another are all some of the one anothers in the Bible. There...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Questions., shell fish, anger issues
shell fish, anger issues, sex addict: Hello, Karen. The Bible teaches that we cannot get ourselves saved. There is no work we can do which will guarantee our salvation (Ephesians 2:8,9). The Bible further says that the environment for salvation is hearing the Word of God (Romans 10:17)....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Questions, international bible society, god the holy spirit
international bible society, god the holy spirit, genesis 6: There is no possibility of re incarnation as the bible clearly states that.. Hebrews 9:27 (New International Version) New International Version (NIV) Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society Hebrews 9 27Just as man is destined...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Questions, google search, understanding the trinity
google search, understanding the trinity, false religions: Hi Joyel, 1. There is no such thing as reincarnation. This idea is part of the eastern religions, which are false religions that worship demon gods. The bible says that the only way to the Father is through Christ. When Christians die, they are absent...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Questions, holy spirit of god, angels in heaven
holy spirit of god, angels in heaven, female god: Thank you for your questions. They are good ones! :) 1. Hebrews 9:27 states, It is appointed for man once to die and thereafter comes the judgment. Neither the old or new Testaments have any shred of tolerance for the doctrine of reincarnation. This doctrine...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Questions On True Salavation, lord jesus christ, water baptism
lord jesus christ, water baptism, god in a box: Ken, I appreciate your very honest approach to this question. The Scriptures make it abundantly clear that our confidence must be in Christ and Him alone for salvation. Some even teach that we must turn from our sins in order to be saved. Scripture says...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Quotation, german confessing church, reverend martin
german confessing church, reverend martin, trade unionist: Hello Gina... I did not find the exact quote you re looking for, however, I found one that is very similar: In Germany they first came for the Communists and I didn t speak up because I wasn t a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I...

Christianity -- Christian Living: query, gnostic christianity, moral relationship
gnostic christianity, moral relationship, believing in jesus: WHY WOULD AN ALL-LOVING GOD NEED US TO LOVE HIM MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE? To illustrate the point--In the tenth century B.C.E., the nation of Israel needed to make a very serious decision. Whom would they serve? King Ahab, under the influence of his...

Christianity -- Christian Living: query, gnostic christianity, repentance and faith
gnostic christianity, repentance and faith, moral relationship: John 14:6 6 Jesus answered, I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. NIV There is only one way to Father God through Jesus Christ His Son. Through repentance and faith in the work of our Lord on the Cross......

Christianity -- Christian Living: query, gnostic christianity, moral relationship
gnostic christianity, moral relationship, truthful answers: Hi Clement..... Good questions, and they require truthful answers. As you have come to see, there is a difference in that/those that are called Christian/Christianity. There can be no resurrection, unless there is first a death. The seed must go in the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: query, gnostic christianity, gift of god is eternal life
gnostic christianity, gift of god is eternal life, moral relationship: Hi Clement, I think that it is important to understand why we believe that faith in Jesus is important, even more important than living a moral life. Here is a brief explanation: Where will you be... in 1000 years? The message of Christmas is the good...

Christianity -- Christian Living: One more query, guilt and regret, jerry springer
guilt and regret, jerry springer, false reality: Hi Again Glen, No. I do not think of your life (currently) as a Soap Opera. Actually I am quite amazed and very impressed to find a guy (on this forum) that is as tender, open and verbally demonstrative as you have been. This is a HUGE credit to both you...

Christianity -- Christian Living: question, spiritual answer, appearance changes
spiritual answer, appearance changes, friends and strangers: Hi Dumi, You asked, how do I find someone to love in Christ Easiest way is to let God find her for you. I did, over 22 years ago and I have never regretted it. I know a man who let friends and ministers help him make that choice and 3 children...

Christianity -- Christian Living: question?, speaking in toungues, work throught
speaking in toungues, work throught, bible passages: Greetings again... Can you please be more precise as the to where the freedom fellowship church is...does it have a website etc. You mentioned that you were reading from the NIV mostly.... I must warn you about reading from or even studying from any...

Christianity -- Christian Living: just a question, jehovah s witnesses, christian cults
jehovah s witnesses, christian cults, cultic groups: A look at what is on the internet produced by them indicates an eclectic mix of beliefs that are similar to Jehovah s Witnesses and some Sabbatarian groups. What I found missing from their websites was a declaration of the gospel. The most telling indicator...

Christianity -- Christian Living: question, elders of the church, laying on of hands
elders of the church, laying on of hands, symbolic language: Hello, Barbara. Jesus physical healing of men, women, and children was symbolic of the spiritual healing that God gives to those He saves. I am not sure where the first verse you are speaking of is, but the laying on of hands is spoken of in Mark 16:18....

Christianity -- Christian Living: A question about God, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 4 AM sunday, nov 28 hi juliana; this is pretty simple: the god you mention is a FICTIONAL character! So he doesn t do anything; certainly not a rational action. If you want to think more about this: The following 2 references were very helpful...

Christianity -- Christian Living: question part 2, holy spirit, correspondances
holy spirit, correspondances, new question: Dear Friend, For certain, what you did in deed or in thought was adultery. But YOUr problem is that YOU are still totally focused upon YOU and how YOU feel. You show no concern for the woman, the man or your husband. This has nothing to do with breaking...

Christianity -- Christian Living: question..sorta..well, not so serious, earth and heaven, presence of god
earth and heaven, presence of god, human relationships: Paradise isn t about a physical surrounding, it s about the presence of God. The only difference between Earth and heaven is that heaven is perfected - there is no death, suffering, or pain. In fact, human relationships and ideals are practically obsolete....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Not much of a question but...., delphi forum, eye tooth
delphi forum, eye tooth, hiney: Linda, His grace is always equal to the fall, and the abiding life is never more then a momment away. So, lets encourage each other not to wallow in shame about yesturday, and take the immediate opportunity afforded by the very next momment to focus on...

Christianity -- Christian Living: More questions!, filthy rags, advacate
filthy rags, advacate, believing in jesus: Hi Kevin, I could tell that you would be wanting more answers because there is a lot that does not make good sense, isn t there? Isn t it strange that so many people can believe things that do not make sense? Question 1. Understanding that we ALL fall...

Christianity -- Christian Living: questions about Christian belief, partial birth abortion, spiritual consequences
partial birth abortion, spiritual consequences, eternal destiny: Hi Dinah, I think that the spiritual consequences are the easier consequences to identify in this scenario. Especially for the child. The Bible says that it is appointed once for men to die and then the judgement. Whatever is done to the body of the dead...

Christianity -- Christian Living: questions about my relationship with my girlfriend, head brain, physical relationship
head brain, physical relationship, seperate rooms: Greetings in the name of Jesus, the Christ... I want to share something with you...that might help YOU decide...for yourself. Man was created first, woman second (she was created from the man, namely a rib)... If you remember your bible at all...God...

Christianity -- Christian Living: More questions, temple of the holy ghost, what is the holy spirit
temple of the holy ghost, what is the holy spirit, spirit of god: Hi John, Thanks for these follow up questions. I am happy to answer any of your questions.... but please understand these are not my personal opinions, they are what I believe to be exactly what the Bible teaches. As a born again Christian, I yield all...

Christianity -- Christian Living: quick question, jesus message, course jesus
jesus message, course jesus, followers of christ: Dear Laura. I am very interested in why you are asking this question. As you have not given me much to work with, I will try my best to answer in a way which is relevant and interesting for you. Jesus message most certainly does influence people today....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Which 'Rabbi' to follow?, interpretation of the scriptures, bad attitude
interpretation of the scriptures, bad attitude, different cultures: Hi Rick, I could not get our last full response to go through so I contacted an admin who said that she forwarded it to you (perhaps in pieces). The copy that she cc d me was not a full copy. If you received a section with our names on the bottom,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Rational Proof, proof of the existence of god, existence of god
proof of the existence of god, existence of god, brain problem: Dear Louise, I think that faith cannot come only from logic, because to have faith in God means to trust and love God. I think however that logics and science prove the existence of our soul and the existence of God and that there are many rational arguments...

Christianity -- Christian Living: RE : Religious Conversion, jesus was a jew, ancestry family
jesus was a jew, ancestry family, religious conversion: Hi John I am a christian, so I will always advise on this basis. The bible teaches that christians have been grafted in to the jewish nation, so it is my view that you could not be guilty of betraying your heritage. As for the holocaust, all of humanity...

Christianity -- Christian Living: WHAT WAS THE REASON IN THE BIBLE FOR GOD CHANGING HIS MIND AND ALLOWING US TO EAT MEAT, new covenant, levitical law
new covenant, levitical law, children of israel: Hi ONY, Actually, the children of Israel were always allowed to eat meat. They just couldn’t certain kinds. There was a two-fold reason for the prohibition of eating certain kinds of meat. It is very hot in the Holy Land and meat does not keep very...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Re: Addiction, fear god, infidelity
fear god, infidelity, narcotics: Sweetie, I understand where you are. But here is the deal. If your spouse does something that breaks your heart (regardles of situation) and then says sorry but does not do anything to change the situation so that he is not tempted into going right back...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Re: Update, spirit knowledge, lord and savior
spirit knowledge, lord and savior, alcohol problem: Good morning, sweetie. I m glad to hear that your husband is trying to get the help he needs -- only I perceive in my spirit that something is just not right here -- and I can see trouble coming down the road. Sometimes, husbands and wives can fix whatever...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Rebuke, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 230pm wed, oct 31 hi stephen; your description of the event is too simplified to be meaningful. Things don t have meaning without their CONTEXT. MAYBE you describe something as simple as a disagreement. That s pretty likely, since almost everything...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Rejected by the church, unresolved issues, many things
unresolved issues, many things, cor: Hi Again Paul, Don t feel bad or come down on yourself..or let the enemy flood you with condemnation. It seems to me that you are really crying out for help and direction..yesterday I tried to address (head-on) some of the issues that were obviously causing...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationship, stage 4 cancer, wonderful name of jesus
stage 4 cancer, wonderful name of jesus, man of my dreams: Greetings, Melody, in the wonderful name of Jesus, the christ. First of all, I love your name...it s beautiful. Forgive me for taking so long to answer...as i have a business to run, and have been busy lately. The only way for me to answer this...is...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationship....bad or Good?, relationship with god, youth meetings
relationship with god, youth meetings, having a boy: Rosina, You have a good concept about relationships between young men and women, and how God perceives it...... And after reading your letter, I can only imagine how uncomfortable it is living with your roommate, who s Muslim, and dating a Catholic. Your...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationship to God, parent child relationship, galations 3
parent child relationship, galations 3, parental relationship: Actually, not everyone is a child of God. Notice that the Lord Jesus called some children of their father the devil in John 8:44. Also Saul, when confronted by Elymas, called him a child of the devil in Acts 13:10. Romans 9:8 speaks of those that are...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationship moving to quickly, 9 months, relationship
9 months, relationship, relationships: He s not the one who needs to understand anything. You are. You need to understand that when you re not ready for something, you re not ready. Period. If he goes to someone else simply to get what he wants, then you shouldn t be with him in the first place....

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationship, getting to know god, jesus first
getting to know god, jesus first, stable relationship: I m sorry...I read it wrong. I ve already told you what you should do..when the time is right, God will send you your mr. right. Get to know God, better, and learn of His ways...then you ll be able to speak to Him yourself and hear directly from Him..then...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships, personal family matters, spiritual maturity
personal family matters, spiritual maturity, jesus shine: It probably is not appropriate. It could just be her stumbling into something that caught her off-guard. Maybe this young man and your girlfriend have become tight over this, and she may be sad to let it go. However, she should let it go. Don t be...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships between Baptists and Catholics, baptist belief, baptist faith
baptist belief, baptist faith, faith life: Baptists and Catholics generally do not agree on many articles of faith, primarily because the teachings of the Catholic Church do not agree with the Bible. If your boyfriend truly holds to the Bible, he will not be able to reconcile this problem. I honestly...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships between Baptists and Catholics, baptist belief, baptist faith
baptist belief, baptist faith, faith life: Hi Anna, You wrote: *Please, i am not looking for someone to convert me or witness to me on how Catholics are very wrong, etc. . . . I am sticking to my religion, no doubts about it. Please do not try and tell me how wrong I am, just please explain these...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships between Baptists and Catholics, baptist belief, baptist faith
baptist belief, baptist faith, faith life: Hi Anna, My son is graduating from high school today and life has been a bit crazy. Sorry for not getting back to you yesterday. I decided that the answer I gave before answered the theological aspects for starters, but I still had not answered this other...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships between Baptists and Catholics, baptist belief, baptist faith
baptist belief, baptist faith, faith life: Dear Anna, Sadly some Baptists do have this belief. I, in fact, grew up in a Baptist church with this attitude. We were actually taught to believe people of other faiths (especially Catholics) were not even going to Heaven. I am so grateful that God...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships and Christianity, adultury, god honors
adultury, god honors, emotional tie: Dear Adrian, Let s prayerfully look into God s word for an answer. The fact that you were engaged and it ended is not easy. I know what it s like because it happened to me. I dated my future fiancee for about a year before we were engaged. She left me...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships & God's will, au pair in england, praying to god
au pair in england, praying to god, wonderful church: Hello Snjezana, I apologize for my longer than usual delay in replying. I live in the US and today is our Thanksgiving holiday, so I was away for the day visiting with relatives. I can appreciate the difficulty of your situation and am happy to share...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships and Opposite Sex Counseling, personal family matters, relationship issues
personal family matters, relationship issues, e mail: Hi Matt, This appears to be more of a relationship/dating question than a religion related question but we will offer some suggestions. (Allexperts also has a section on dating where you might find help.) Females like to feel needed. Some also like...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Relationships, pre marital relationship, fence sitter
pre marital relationship, fence sitter, marriage relationship: Hi Glenn, If you asked more than one expert this question I expect they will have given you the answer that I am set to give - 1. There is no such thing as a fence sitter in God s worldview. There are those who have entered into a new life and those...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Religion, religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, peter kreeft
religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, peter kreeft, active euthanasia: 17 July 2007 Dear Brandy, Forgive me for not answering you sooner. I ve been so buried in my work that I ve just today had time to work on e-mail messages that required a long, thoughtful answer. That is a good question. We used to have a Christian...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Religion & Superstition, apostle paul, disputations
apostle paul, disputations, eating meat: Laurence, This is indeed an interesting item to answer today, as we just finished looking at Romans 14 tonight at church. Romans 14 deals with eating meat or not eating meat, and also deals with how we should respond to one that has a problem with eating...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Religious Education, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 11am tues 2-1-05 dear andrea, thanx for your question. Tho I fear you may not want to look closely at this, It s real simple: god is a fabricated concept, generated thousands of years ago when people did not understand most of the natural facts all...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Religious Fortune Teller??, fortune tellers, false prophecy
fortune tellers, false prophecy, occult practitioners: Dear Jim, Many time religious families grow ties to people who claim to have various spiritual gifts. If we look to the Bible, we do not see any requirement for anyone to be prayed over by any group of people. The one exception to this would be the elders...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Religious Pluralism, religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, ingersoll robert
religious pluralism and the interfaith movement, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll: 830pm tues 2-6 hi tina; this is a kind of weird question. it seems to assume that religious pluralism interfaith movement organized religion have some meaning or relevance. These are all fabricated fictions: there is nothing real about...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Repentance..., wrath of god, spirit of discernment
wrath of god, spirit of discernment, woman to woman: Dear Friend, You certainly have experienced the dissapointment which often comes when we put our trust in people. It s not clear to me whether you and this man are married or living as if you are married. I am going to answer this as if you are just living...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Rich and a Christian?, god and mammon, treasures in heaven
god and mammon, treasures in heaven, treasures on earth: Hi Ed, The very simple answer is ithat it is not Having the riches that is the problem, but rather, SERVING those riches. The rich man donated his grave to Jesus...he was already a believer...and rich..but those riches were not more important than GGod...

Christianity -- Christian Living: rapture, wrath of the lamb, word rapture
wrath of the lamb, word rapture, great day of his wrath: Hi Mon, THanks for this great question. The word rapture is not found in the Bible. Rapture means a snatching away . THat concept is found in these verses: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning...

Christianity -- Christian Living: rapture answer, resurrection jesus, stark realization
resurrection jesus, stark realization, tribulation period: Hello my friend. You are right there are many views of the events of the end times. However, everyone of the man taught opinions are not in line with Gods word. Please read the 24:-26: chapters of Matt.There is only one more resurrection, Jesus was the first...

Christianity -- Christian Living: rapture, versions of the bible, fire and brimstone
versions of the bible, fire and brimstone, bible bible: Hi Teresa, I am sincerely sorry for being so late in responding to your question, I had a lot of mundane concerns and activities taking up my time, although I knew approximately what the answer was, I did not have the opportunity to sit down, research and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: re:finances, progress god, home caregiver
progress god, home caregiver, career progress: Dear MengJian, Thank you for clarifying the circumstances. Yangling was concerned about loaning money to someone she really cared about. I tried to cover all of the bases, because it is such a personal situation. I can tell from your letter you are a...

Christianity -- Christian Living: re: tattoos and piercings, leviticus 19 28, thanx alot
leviticus 19 28, thanx alot, ryan mcdonald: Does your mom cover her head (wear a hat, a veil, etc.) when she prays? According to I Corinthians 11, she better, and if she refuses, then her head should be shaved. According to Deuteronomy 21, when you disobeyed your parents as a child, they should...

Christianity -- Christian Living: reality tv bites, joe millionaire, amy thanks
joe millionaire, amy thanks, hi amy: Hi Amy, Thanks for the sentiments!:-) I enjoyed my time off. I m working on some new business projects right now, and it s occupying a lot of my time. I agree that there are too many reality date shows on TV today. And it does seem like something...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How do i rebuild my husbands trust in me after a computer affair, fairy tale marriage, endimetriosis
fairy tale marriage, endimetriosis, computer affair: Hello. Yes you have a bad past life but you should moved past this. What I am about to say is that my counsel to you will take time. However I am willing to show you step by step the way. It might be better to contact me directly . I am at pastor@iafm.org...

Christianity -- Christian Living: reconciliation, taming the tongue, 2 corinthians 5
taming the tongue, 2 corinthians 5, ministry of reconciliation: Dear Angeline, Knives are sharp but words can cut places no knife can reach. Let s prayerfully trust God with an answer from His Word through His Spirit. When anger gets in control of us there is no way that we can walk in the Spirit: I say then: Walk...

Christianity -- Christian Living: regrets too late?, food poisening, forgiveness of sins
food poisening, forgiveness of sins, repentence: Hi Angeline. You can t repent too late, but some people will decide to become a christian later . It s always best to give your sins to God as soon as possible. But also, remember that repentence is not just saying sorry, but also a change of mind. That...

Christianity -- Christian Living: regrets too late?, forgiveness of sins, presence of god
forgiveness of sins, presence of god, trusting god: HI Angeline, What a great question! I wish more people would ask questions like this. It is very important to realise that there are two separate issues at stake in Numbers 14. Firstly you ask will God ever do that now. If you repent too late will God not...

Christianity -- Christian Living: rejected by the church, office partition, trials and tribulations
office partition, trials and tribulations, dependancy: Good morning, Paul. I do hope our discussion will bear much fruit in your life. It s a very important discussion and one I am learning from too. Being yielded in the hand of God is not an easy place to be. It s a good place...but not easy. People can...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationship, lifestyle 5, holy ghost
lifestyle 5, holy ghost, godly man: Hi Veronica, Wow. I don t know about this one girl..for real. I believe that the word you got from someone before church IS concerning this relationship. The Lord wouldn t tell you to guard your heart if there wasn t a chance of it becoming damaged. Don...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationship with my brother, friend daphne, relationship with god
friend daphne, relationship with god, face trials: Angeline, That is a lot for me to help you with. Let me first off ask you to forgive your home group leader. That is important. If you do not feel that you are going anywhere spiritually, then perhaps you need to talk to your pastor. Let your friend get...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationship with inlaws, bad person, grudges
bad person, grudges, father and mother: Hi Margaret, We apologize for the delay in following up on your question. In Mat. 18, Christ explained a principle of matters being determined by the testimony of 2 or 3 witnesses. The context there is for disfellowshipping those who refuse to acknowledge...

Christianity -- Christian Living: My relationship, religious fiction, fiction series
religious fiction, fiction series, business aspects: Hello, Thank you for writing. Your girlfriend needs to get delivered from RELIGION! I can t tell you how many Christians, the majority I would say, who just don t get it. Most of the people sitting in pews today are there for all the wrong reasons and not...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, intimate acts, homosexual acts
intimate acts, homosexual acts, monogamous relationship: Mary, That is an excellent question. It is the act that God considers the sin. There are lots of guys that have close guy friend relationships, etc. It is just when we act on those desires outside of God s guidelines that He considers it a sin. But...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, biblical covenants, shameful lusts
biblical covenants, shameful lusts, sexual impurity: Homosexuality is anathema to God... Rom 1:24-27 24 Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. 25 They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, intimate acts, marriage relationship
intimate acts, marriage relationship, homosexual acts: Hello Mary and thanks for the question, If two people are a couple and repent of the sexual part of it, then what about the rest of it? The bible says a man shall leave his parents and be joined with the woman and become as one. Many attribute this to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, college dormitories, intimate acts
college dormitories, intimate acts, same sex couples: Thank you for your question. The New Testament writers, like the Old Testament writers, failed to give any sign of God s approval for sexual relations between same sex couples. That failure coupled with the strong statements that God disapproves of such...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, homosexuality and christianity, biblical integrity
homosexuality and christianity, biblical integrity, intimate acts: Hi Mary, Your question is a good one because it gets to the heart of the controversy over homosexuality and christianity. The fact is that there are two conflicting views that will never be reconciled , but most people are so caught up in the emotion of the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, relationship boundaries, i corinthians
relationship boundaries, i corinthians, cigarette smoke: Thank you for your question. The only time Christians are told to have nothing to do with someone is when Paul tells Christians not to have anything to do with someone who lives immorally and wants to be part of the Christian community. In I Corinthians...

Christianity -- Christian Living: relationships, intimate acts, homosexual acts
intimate acts, homosexual acts, monogamous relationship: It is wrong either way you look at it. It is not only the sexual act that is scripturally wrong, but, the relationship itself. Mark 10:7 says, For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife. God created male and female. He...

Christianity -- Christian Living: religion, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 750pm mon, 5-9-05 hi guys; Unusual question. No one could predict the timing of such a thing. Of course, a THINKING person would LIKE to see the demise of all religion. But WHEN is not knowable. The following 2 references were very helpful to me...

Christianity -- Christian Living: religion, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, faith religion: 8pm mon, 6-13-05 Hi, Greg; If your brain is intact & functioning, it s pretty clear that you ll REJECT & DISCARD ALL of the old nonsense of faith & religion. The following 2 references were very helpful to me as I wondered, then studied and thought,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: religion, committing adultery, moral accountability
committing adultery, moral accountability, unchanging god: Hi Anthony, You ask a very good question. Even scholars are all over the place on answering it. Perhaps that s because people are looking to justify themselves or their loved ones, or perhaps it s just because the overall teaching is confusing. While...

Christianity -- Christian Living: what religion is this?, long skirts, bible god
long skirts, bible god, group of women: Hello, Dogma. I am unsure if this group of women belongs to a particular congregration, or if this is just a coincidence. Remember, though, that belonging to a particular congregration has never gotten anyone saved. Only God can save. I hope that this...

Christianity -- Christian Living: remarriage, 1 corinthians 7, lord jesus
1 corinthians 7, lord jesus, word of god: Hi Denella... Paul wrote that the married will have difficulty following the Lord.... 1 Corinthians 7. Divorce was granted only for the sake of adultery.. Seems your husband, while still married to you, commited adultery with another woman. So if...

Christianity -- Christian Living: repeated, moses moses, names in the bible
moses moses, names in the bible, happiness sadness: Dear Terrel, I am sorry by I know nothing about repeated names in the Bible. Yours in Christ, Marco PS I would like to give a scientific discussion about the existence of God and some recent miracles. I think that faith cannot come only from logic,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: reply?, accountability group, worldly sense
accountability group, worldly sense, bread winners: Here is a copy of my reply Answer: Jesus says First come and take the plank of wood out of your eye, before you remove the speck out of my eye . So aptly said and applies to the majority of Christians today in any church. The biggest thing men struggle...

Christianity -- Christian Living: How to respond to those who don't want a relationship with you anymore, countless times, ill health
countless times, ill health, energy levels: Dear Grace Thank you for your question. In seeking the best way to reply to your question, God showed me the answer. He seemed to wait until I began to type - perhaps he asked me to step out in faith, even though I didn t know where I was going. The...

Christianity -- Christian Living: revalation, coraspondance, what is happening in the middle east
coraspondance, what is happening in the middle east, last judgment: I tend to agree with Cardinal Ratzinger on this. Namely we are on Number one (see list below): http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08552a.htm Excerpt: SIGNS THAT ARE TO PRECEDE THE GENERAL JUDGMENT The Scriptures mention certain events which are to...

Christianity -- Christian Living: revelation, ch 10, word of god
ch 10, word of god, sacrifices: I m sorry...but there are two offices of a prophet, one hears directily from God Himself on a matter and speaks forth what thus saith the Lord, to the general public as a whole. The other office is my particular area, that of taking the written word of God...

Christianity -- Christian Living: You have no right to Judge us!, maitrey, catholic belief
maitrey, catholic belief, catholic priests: Greetings for the last time... If you carefully looked at my profile, you would of seen that although to questioneers, I may at times, offend (not meaning to), but it s the truth that offends ...NOT I. The truth of God s word is like a two-edged sword,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Do I do the right thing?, horrible memories, internet women
horrible memories, internet women, nighmare: Hello, Debbie. In Matthew 18:21,22 the Bible states: Then came Peter to Him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy...

Christianity -- Christian Living: the risen Christ, flesh and blood, blood on the cross
flesh and blood, blood on the cross, kingdom of god: Hi Marcia, Good question. Heaven is not a physical place. It exists on a different level of reality. The nature of this realm lies beyond our present comprehension. We do however have some insights into this level of existence. I Cor 15:50: Now this...

Christianity -- Christian Living: roman catholic and being christhan, testimony god, testimony of god
testimony god, testimony of god, son of god: Dear Myles, Because of denominations and the pride that often accompanies them, people are quick to judge a person s Christianity by the church the attend. Being a Christian is not about Catholic or Protestant, but about being someone who has personally...

Christianity -- Christian Living: what is romantic love?, dear diana, fictional accounts
dear diana, fictional accounts, christ family: Dear Diana, Romantic love is based upon our imagination. We imagine What if love were like ... Novels, poems, magazines, movies, DVDs etc. are designed to activate our imagination about love between a man and a woman. If we aren t careful, we will...

Christianity -- Christian Living: roommates incorporated, money issue, best of friends
money issue, best of friends, roommates: Amy, It s not always true that being roommates can ruin an already established friendship. As long as the people involved respects each other s space and privacy, it usually works out fine. What ruins it most of the time is the money issue. When one roomie...

Christianity -- Christian Living: a rut, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 7am mon, march 13 hi, zachar; NEAT! I think you are on the right track. I agree fully that religion is a waste, IF NOT WORSE. The following 2 references were very helpful to me as I wondered, then studied and thought, then outgrew the deeply flawed...

Christianity -- Christian Living: IT'S ME AGAIN YOU MAY..., faith one, trusting god
faith one, trusting god, ms right: Hi, This question was answered yesterday,,not sure why answer isn t registering. Anyway, Veronica, I hope that you are doing better today. Listen baby-girl, SOOO many Christians are waiting for Mr/Ms Right and it can be a hard, long & sometimes lonely wait...if...

Christianity -- Christian Living: IT'S ME AGAINI JUST WANTED..., trusting god, wonderful day
trusting god, wonderful day, rest of my life: Hi Veronica & Good Morning, It s hard to forget the desires that are in your heart..especially when they have been there for a while. Maybe let s not forget the desires...maybe simply put them on the back-burner while we wait for the Lord to work things out....

Christianity -- Christian Living: IT'S ME AGAIN YOU MAY..., faith one, trust god
faith one, trust god, times and seasons: Hi Veronica, No, you are not bothering me..that is what I am here for. You have got to remember that God loves you VERY much..because He loves you God will bring the things & people into your life that He knows is best for you to have..when it s best for...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Sabbath Day, saturday evening service, principalities and powers
saturday evening service, principalities and powers, sabbath days: Hi David, Thank you for this great question. This happens to be a subject with which I am very familiar, so I hope not to bore you with to many details. I will try to break this down into several simple points. 1. The Sabbath Day as a requirement...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Sabbath Day, saturday evening service, new testament times
saturday evening service, new testament times, church in the new testament: Hi David, I am sorry that I did not answer sooner but it was because I did not receive your question for some reason. The Allexperts people notified me that I had a question waiting that I had not answered. The problem concerning the proper day for the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Sabbath Day, saturday evening service, jewish sabbath
saturday evening service, jewish sabbath, sabbath day: David, I am grateful for your question cincerning the Jewish Sabbath . There were several Sabbaths mentioned in Scripture. The one to which you are referring is the weekly Sabbath. It was set aside by God as a day of rest. The Sabbath was made for man,...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Sad, sad, sad., animal advocate, religious faith
animal advocate, religious faith, horror stories: Lisa, I too am a HUGE animal advocate and it breaks my heart to see and hear what I hear. I basically do what I can, pray for the animals and try not to hear all the horror stories that are out there because they are out of my control. I like to think that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Sad, sad, sad., fear god, genesis 1
fear god, genesis 1, relationship with god: The Bible is clear that the last days which we are now living in would get worse and worse (Matthew 24 and II Timothy 3). The ONLY answer is to have an intimate relationship with God, the Father. I John 4:18 says that perfect love casts out all fear. God told...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Salvation., christian agape love, hymns and spiritual songs
christian agape love, hymns and spiritual songs, repentance and faith: Question:Is Ephesians 5 : 19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; proof or at least evidence of salvation? Answer: Take a close look at the Scripture below: Matt 7:14 14...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Salvation, baptist belief, moment god
baptist belief, moment god, utter nonsense: Greetings, in the name of Jesus... Good for you, and praise God you don t believe this lie from hell. I was raised a baptist...and even today, I m confounded by how they can possible believe such utter nonsense. The only explanation I have is that they...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Salvation, righteousness of god, filthy rags
righteousness of god, filthy rags, jesus on the cross: Your question is one that has caused much turmoil in recent years among those that name the name of Christ. There are certainly many Scriptures that deal with salvation . Apparently you are speaking concerning receiving Eternal Life from God, as you mentioned...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Satan, intellectual curiosity, biblical perspective
intellectual curiosity, biblical perspective, redic: Dear no name, Clearly, you have some mistaken assumptions about God and human beings as the Bible presents them. From the biblical perspective, God created all things to function in a way that reflects his character and purposes. To emulate God s character...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Being Saved, learning about god, short skirts
learning about god, short skirts, personal testimony: Hello, Jacqueline. What I can tell you is that when God does save someone, they become a new creature in Christ (II Corinthians 5:17). In his or her soul existence, they will find that they have delight in the Word of God, and that they want to do God...

Christianity -- Christian Living: SCARED, new creature, duty of care
new creature, duty of care, working with children: Hi ANON! In my church simply having a felony in ones history would not be enough to exclude them from any ministry. In fact I have a criminal record myself from before I became a Christian. However, there is more to our decision making than our belief that...

Christianity -- Christian Living: SCARED, safety issue, stupid thing
safety issue, stupid thing, criminal record: Dear Scared-- First off, I would like to tell you that I think it s a wonderful thing that you want to volunteer with your youth. If your church is anything like mine, the youth ministry can always use help! Secondly, let me tell you that I am not a...

Christianity -- Christian Living: SCARED, criminal background checks, criminal background check
criminal background checks, criminal background check, joy in my heart: Hello Sister, Not knowing anything about this OLD felony I cannot say how your church will handle this BUT I do know what God s word says about a person s past...it is COVERED BY THE AWESOME BLOOD OF JESUS. Your husband s past is buried & gone...anyone who...

Christianity -- Christian Living: SCARED, ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll
ingersoll robert, robert g ingersoll, prometheus books: 5pm sun july 23, 2006 hi; that s a good question. This dilemma is one of countless problems introduced by the practice of clinging to the old outdated bible, and the churches & people that follow it. The following 2 references were very helpful to me...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Science of Minds, christian belief, spiritual experiences
christian belief, spiritual experiences, genuine experience: Dear Kimberley, Thanks for your very interesting question. :-) First, let me say I m sorry to hear about your grandmother s passing. It s always hard on a family, particularly when one has a close-knit family. I do hope that God will fill your sense...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Scripture, parents and grandparents, widows
parents and grandparents, widows, precept: Hi Mo..... All scripture has to be taken in context, with the rest of scriptures on a thought presented. To understand a verse, one has to take the whole chapter into consideration. The precept can usually be found by reading the other verses, such as.......

Christianity -- Christian Living: Scripture, parents and grandparents, 1 timothy 5
parents and grandparents, 1 timothy 5, grandchildren: Hi Mo, Thanks for contacting me. 1 Timothy 5 is a Biblical summary of how we should treat people in the Church...and how to treat people period. Specifically, 1 Timothy 5:4 deals with those who are widowed and who is to care for them before the Church is...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Scripture, parents and grandparents, family of god
parents and grandparents, family of god, church organization: Dear Mo, This scripture is talking about providing for and honoring the members of your own family. A person who does not do this , bible says, is not worthy to serve in the church. For the family of God is like the family of mankind. It needs certain things....

Christianity -- Christian Living: An SDA belief at the end of the millenium, scripture passages, great controversy
scripture passages, great controversy, mellenium: Anthony, The passage you are referring to is from a book called The Great Controversy, written by Ellen G. White. It appears on pp. 654-656. You can see the passage by clicking on the link below (scroll down just a bit until you see the number 654)....

Christianity -- Christian Living: SDA /Revelation, prophecies of daniel, daniel and revelation
prophecies of daniel, daniel and revelation, prophet john: John, Seventh-day Adventists have a total of 27 beliefs which they consider fundamental. You can read these at http://www.adventist.org/beliefs/ I m not sure exactly what you mean by the the last world empire spoken about in Daniel and Revelation....

Christianity -- Christian Living: SDA, hebrew scriptures, catholic authority
hebrew scriptures, catholic authority, sacrificial system: Matthew, Are the Ten Commandments still binding today is a good question. Binding on whom? And to what effect? Upon those who claim Judaism as their faith, of course the Ten Commandments are still binding, along with the 750 or so other commandments...

Christianity -- Christian Living: "the Secret", pastor kim, positive attitude
pastor kim, positive attitude, new age: Hi Aleisha, I think we can always learn lessons from various sources. However, with the book in question, I would recommend forsaking this book in favor of THE BOOK, THE BIBLE. All of God s answers are in there... There are too many new age principles...

Christianity -- Christian Living: The Secret, religions and philosophies, overcoming obstacles
religions and philosophies, overcoming obstacles, health relationships: Hi Roselee, Thanks for the information. From what the publisher claims, I would say that some of it is true but some of it is a lot of it is not. That s the way it is with most of the stuff written about what the Bible supposedly says. Some of it is usaully...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, filthy rags, sacrificial offerings
filthy rags, sacrificial offerings, testament writings: Hi Aby. As you may or may not know, the scriptures and the precepts of the Lord that pertain to the deeds of the flesh, meaning, of that source, rather than from His Spirit, profits nothing. In the old testament writings, the sacrificial offerings were...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, traditional hymns, worship program
traditional hymns, worship program, secular songs: Hi Aby, Sorry for my delay in replying. My recent questions were not delivered to my in-box. Most of the traditional hymns came from secular songs. Amazing Grace was a beer hall tune adopted by an ex-slave trader for instance. I think the important...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, spiritual connotations, secular songs
spiritual connotations, secular songs, worship program: Aby, music itself is a neutral medium of expression and some secular songs do not have any spiritual connotations behind them. However, we have to be careful because some secular songs DO HAVE SPIRITUAL INFLUENCES BEHIND THEM. One good example would be the...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, monkees song, worship nature
monkees song, worship nature, flintsones: Dear Aby Thanks for your question. There are two things to consider here. The first is a legal question and the second is a spiritual question. 1. Legal. I am not a musician and so I do not know about copyright issues of playing music with changed...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, hymns and praise songs, traditional hymns
hymns and praise songs, traditional hymns, spirit of man: Aby, Many of our traditional hymns and praise songs have music that was at one time secular music. Martin Luther is said to have composed many hymns, borrowing some of the melodies from tavern music. When is this appropriate or inappropriate? I think...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, chargeable offense, wayne tucker
chargeable offense, wayne tucker, austrian folk: Aby, This is a dark gray area of Church music. When the tune is no longer under copyright, when it is clearly in the public domain, then we are free to put in any words we like. But when the tune is still under copright protection, we must first write...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Secular Music, act of rebellion, attributes of god
act of rebellion, attributes of god, god jesus: Hello Aby, The fact is that virtually everybody has a mistaken idea about what worship is in the first place. The term worship simply means to surrender your life, that is, your actions and the motives for your actions, to the will of someone else, preferably...

Christianity -- Christian Living: Serving others more than yourself?, good grief, being a christian
good grief, being a christian, realy: Oh would you give me a break here? Good grief, man. I can t remember the last time I heard such bologna. You ve been serving God, in the area of serving others in the last 6 months, to the point that you have no life and have no joy and don t want to be...