Answers to Questions in 2009
Below is a record of answers given to past questions.
01/01 My girlfriend isn't a Christian and I don't know what to do.
01/02 I just can't seem to forgive myself and I don't know what to do.
01/02 What prophet did God blind?
01/02 "I love your site!"
01/03 My family won't go to church because they think people will judge them for not attending. How can I get them to go with me?
01/03 Is being addicted to caffeine a sin?
01/03 My King James Bible doesn't say "once for all" in Jude 3.
01/04 Are any of the apocrypha truthful?
01/05 Can a divorce person remarry if adultery occurred after the divorce?
01/05 I've committed sexual sins, but how do I get past the feeling that I've ruined everything?
01/05 What are the seven mansions?
01/06 My girlfriend and I will get married, but we can't afford it right now.
01/06 Should I tell my husband that I committed adultery?
01/06 I don't work outside the home, so I have no income. How much should I give?
01/06 How do you move on when your husband leaves you for another person?
01/08 I'm looking for a "veiling" church. What denomination are you?
01/08 If God doesn't change, then why not follow both testaments?
01/08 I've sinned a lot and I'm tired of repeating the same mistakes. How can you make a new start?
01/09 Are tattoos or plastic surgery sinful?
01/09 A prophet told my fiance not to marry me. What do I do?
01/11 Would masturbation be unacceptable between a husband and wife as a part of sexual intercourse?
01/11 "I call upon you to obey Allah's command and convert to Islam."
01/11 Would you please tell me where I can find all the requirements of the new covenant?
01/12 Do people feel like they lived past lives because of demon possession?
01/13 Thank you for the information on the two lineages of Jesus.
01/13 Do animals have a soul or spirit?
01/13 I'm beginning to doubt my baptism, whether I really understood that I was to die to sin. Should I be rebaptized?
01/15 Questions about miraculous gifts
01/15 How can faith be combined with works?
01/16 If Jesus was crucified to pay for our sins, who was the payment made to?
01/17 I feel someone has put a spell on me.
01/18 I regret breaking up with my boyfriend. What should I do?
01/18 Isn't eternal life guaranteed? So how can we talk of hope?
01/19 Should I use steroids to give me an edge in making the team?
01/20 How do you not doubt that God exists?
01/20 Will Christians go to heaven after killing other Christians?
01/21 Is it a sin to divorce someone because they were violent?
01/21 Will the world end on December 21, 2012?
01/22 My pastor smokes and teaches falsely, and I don't know what to do.
01/22 I just found out my husband had an affair eight years ago. Am I free to leave this marriage?
01/22 How do you keep doing right when others react badly?
01/23 Thank you. I found pictures for my preschool class on your site.
01/23 Thank for the refutation on Dan Billingsly's teachings and the information on the historical accuracy of the Bible.
01/23 I think spanking leads to more aggression.
01/24 Is liturgical dancing wrong?
01/25 Thank you for all the pictures.
01/25 Your web site is absolutely spectacular!
01/25 Can we bribe God?
01/25 Who do you think you are telling someone the proper order for finding a spouse?
01/26 Our preacher wants us to separate before marrying us. How will this make any difference?
01/26 Your article sounds as if being a vegetarian is a sign of not being a true believer.
01/26 How long did the exodus from Egypt take?
01/27 I found an answer to a question that had eluded me for 40 years. Thank you.
01/27 What does a woman do when the Christian men around seem more interested in non-Christian women?
01/27 Could God have two wills, one that tells man what to do and a hidden will where He makes some men sin to accomplish His other will?
01/28 Why did God let David play music?
01/28 If Adam and Eve did not sin, would it have been only a matter of time before someone else sinned?
01/28 Any advice for a new elder?
01/29 If you get a raise, should the first check go to the Lord?
01/30 Can a person add things to their worship so long as they don't require it of others?
01/30 Is it wrong to clap after someone is baptized?
01/31 I've been going through a crisis and what I've read makes sense.
02/02 What do you think of what T. B. Wilkinson wrote concerning Calvinism?
02/02 How do we know Pharaoh did not have relations with Sarai?
02/02 When I pray to God, am I praying to the Father or the Son?
02/02 What was Paul referring to when he talked about endless genealogies?
02/03 Where did Cain get his wife?
02/04 What do you think about adding a verse finder to your web site?
02/04 Will all Jewish people be saved, even though many die not accepting Jesus?
02/04 Will only black people and Israelites be saved?
02/04 How do I stop worrying about other people?
02/05 Does Mathew 26:29 mean that we shouldn't take communion?
02/07 My wife is planning to leave me after the house sells and I don't know what to do.
02/07 Why has God withdrawn His favor and let me fail my last exam?
02/07 Why was Canaan punished for his father's indiscretion?
02/08 Does God still need to keep His covenant with Abraham?
02/08 Your list of scientists who opposed evolution contains people who could not have read Darwin's book.
02/09 How do I teach someone who only believes in science?
02/09 How many times does the Bible mention prayer, salvation, healing, and money?
02/09 Does the Bible say we will know our loved ones in heaven?
02/10 If I'm Christian and my boyfriend is of a different religion, then is it wrong for us to date?
02/11 I got a massage and received a happy ending. How do I get rid of this guilt that I feel?
02/12 If Jude said the faith was once delivered, could Revelation be included if it was written after Jude?
02/12 What would be considered "works?"
02/12 Was it a requirement to be married to be a member of the Sanhedrin court?
02/12 How do we know that we have a accurate rendition of the oral teachings?
02/13 I wonder if Jesus would approve my getting divorced and how do you forgive a husband who is an unrepentant adulterer?
02/13 How did the different races come about?
02/13 Did Laodicea have cold and hot water?
02/13 Can the passage about homosexuality in Romans 1 and the one about the Jews and Gentiles in Romans 11 be compared since they both talk about what is natural or contrary to nature?
02/14 I'm using some of your pictures in my Sunday school class.
02/14 Did Asa and Jehoshaphat's reigns overlap in Judah?
02/14 How do I convince my brother that the Bible is complete?
02/15 Why do so many teach that baptism is unnecessary?
02/15 Why did Nehemiah have to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem? What happened to it?
02/15 Was Mark Peter's son?
02/15 Does God condemn pedophilia, rape, or self-defense?
02/16 From the point of view of parenting children, what am I to learn from Luke 2:41-52?
02/16 Is it a sin to go to a youth group or chapel service during the week?
02/16 Is it wrong to work in a Catholic hospital or work for a company that produces sexual themed movies?
02/17 How can you say there is no symbolic meaning in the name "Hebron?"
02/18 Can a person do good without God allowing him to do so?
02/18 What was Isaiah's sin?
02/19 Am I restricted to only marrying the boy I first had sex with?
02/19 How can such a loving God condemn people who have never heard of Jesus or the Bible?
02/20 Who was High Priest when David ate the showbread, Abiathar or Ahimelech?
02/20 I would like to help the starving kids in Africa, do you know of a trustworthy organization?
02/21 Is the Bible sexist?
02/22 Have you heard of Dr. Leonard Horowitz?
02/23 Why wasn't Rachael buried with Jacob but Leah was?
02/23 Is it right to deduct contributions from your taxes?
02/23 Why were the Israelites not to use diverse weights?
02/24 How do you justify using Acts 20:7 as binding the day but not the place?
02/24 Is it a sin to enjoy getting aroused from what I wear?
02/25 What happened before the Restoration movement?
02/25 Am I doomed to hell? Is it a sin to be gay?
02/25 I have a desire for sex and a fear of it at the same time. How do I handle it?
02/25 How could my wife say she wants to repair our marriage when she has a court order against me?
02/25 Why is "God" in Jonah 1:6 in lower case in some translations?
02/25 Any suggestions on how to combat a proposal to ordain homosexuals in the ELCA?
02/27 Thank you so much for you site.
02/27 How do I get more discipline in my life?
02/27 Thank you for your information on honoring your parents.
02/28 My husband left me and I'm not certain if I should divorce him.
02/28 Does the person with more sins love God greater?
02/28 What do you know about Jack Van Impe?
02/28 I've been living in fear for 11 years. I want to commit suicide, but I don't know. Can you free me from my demons?
03/01 Thank you. I found information for a Bible study on your site.
03/01 Is looking at photographs of partially clad women sinful?
03/02 A young man wants to attend church but his father is interfering. How do you handle the situation?
03/03 My boyfriend has sickle cell anemia and I'm a carrier. Should we marry?
03/04 When does repentance take place?
03/04 My parents don't think the girl I want to marry is good looking enough. What should I do?
03/04 Are Baptists Christians and where does the Bible speak against creeds?
03/05 Given the state of the church today, of course Christians are not required to attend services.
03/06 What kind of oil should be used for anointing during fasts?
03/07 Why is America prosperous and the Philippines are not
03/09 Will the earth be destroyed?
03/10 What are the differences between Catholicism and Christianity in regards to sex, abortion, and stuff?
03/11 Are there degrees of rewards and punishment?
03/11 Is it ok to be a fan of a team that calls itself the Blue Devils?
03/11 Who are you to decide which books belong in the Bible?
03/12 How do I improve my concentration and ability to memorize?
03/14 What does it mean to contend for the faith?
03/15 Could you explain "foreknew" and "predestined" to me?
03/15 Could Jesus and the apostle only do miracles after receiving the Holy Spirit?
03/15 My husband has become distant to me since the death of his daughter. Now he wants out of our marriage. What should I do?
03/17 As a non-believer, I found parts of two articles offensive.
03/17 What is the difference between happy and joy?
03/18 Can a Christian defend himself and others with deadly force, if necessary?
03/18 A Roman Catholic priest attempts to defend homosexuality
03/19 Is there still hope for me?
03/19 Peter can't be referring to the physical elements being destroyed, can he?
03/20 How do you answer a teacher who claims religion is not based on evidence?
03/20 Should Christians sing during the Lord's supper?
03/22 Does the word "lord" mean "baal?"
03/23 What about displaying so-called pictures of Jesus?
03/23 What is meant by "speaking the truth in love?"
03/25 Are the trials of Jesus historically accurate?
03/26 What do you know about the "Acts of Paul and Thecla?"
03/26 Is it proper to grieve over someone who is deluded by false teachers?
03/26 What does the Nazarene church mean by "properly expressed" in regards to sexual intimacy?
03/26 What do you mean by saying fellowship is "a state of being?"
03/26 How could the gospel have been preached to every creature?
03/26 I was involved in porn and prostitution, but I repented since getting caught. My wife still wants to divorce me. Do I deserve a chance to show I've changed?
03/27 I've had a disappointing life and I envy those who have done well. How do I overcome these feelings?
03/27 Is it wrong for my employer to demand more hours from me?
03/27 Should a person leave a church that doesn't have elders or deacons?
03/31 Do you have a study on Isaiah?
03/31 You can't prove that Jesus wasn't a vegetarian!
04/01 If Christian aren't to tithe, then what about the curse mentioned in Malachi 3:9?
04/01 Do you have other material on YHWH?
04/02 Can fermented grape juice (wine) be used in the Lord's Supper?
04/02 Where would Golgotha be located?
04/05 Are the seven church in Asia still waiting for Christ?
04/07 Is God's presence felt in hell?
04/07 What about the contribution mentioned in Romans 15:26? Isn't that making fellowship?
04/07 Hate letter regarding article on infant baptism
04/07 Can we be in danger of losing our salvation if we do not study?
04/08 Where in the Bible can I learn more about dating?
04/09 "You don't understand, Joseph Smith didn't contradict himself"
04/09 Is poor attendance actually a sin?
04/10 Can you explain the description of Jesus in Revelation 1:13-15?
04/10 Does a preacher's wife have to attend the same church as her husband?
04/11 "I must say this is an excellent site."
04/11 How can it be possible for God to call me, and thousands of other God-following women to speak in church, yet the Bible seems to say they can't?
04/12 What does a broom tree look like?
04/12 Where does the Scripture mention buying a building?
04/13 I left homosexuality, but should I take the risk of joining a church and possibly being rejected?
04/13 What does it mean that John was "in the spirit?"
04/14 Can a church be scriptural without elders?
04/15 Can I marry the brother of a man with whom I had committed adultery 15 years ago?
04/16 My older boys are into heavy metal music and black and skull clothing. What do I do?
04/16 Can brethren choose to have a kitchen and clothing pantry to show love to the needy?
04/16 I spanked my daughter for throwing things at me, but it just got worse. It just doesn't seem like it is working.
04/17 How can Satan be bound if he is walking about like a roaring lion?
04/17 Thank you for posting the pictures from older Bible books.
04/17 I am convinced I do not really deserve happiness. Am I being rational?
04/18 Your web site is well constructed and easy to use
04/18 Why do people post Deuteronomy 11:18-21 on their walls?
04/19 Did an angel actually stir the waters at Bethesda, or was it only a local tradition?
04/20 To say rape can't happen in a marriage is wrong!
04/20 How do I handle my verbally abusive husband?
04/21 Should I talk with a brother who is wearing a Masonic ring?
04/21 Thank you for the pictures
04/21 If I marry the girl I love, I will be rebelling against my parents. What do I do?
04/22 Isn't divorce for any reason other than fornication a sin?
04/23 Is the use of instrumental music in worship a salvation issue?
04/23 Did God invent algebra?
04/24 Aren't the translators accurate enough so we don't have to look at the definitions of Greek words for alcohol?
04/24 Where does it say that a man can't be with his wife during her monthly periods?
04/24 Is Revelation 14:10 referring to judgment on a place or to the final judgment?
04/25 How is it that Catholics don't see the wrongful practices in their religion?
04/26 Is it true that if there were no literal devil, there would have been no need for Christ to appear?
04/27 Do you think it is right for a congregation to go door knocking while neglecting to help its needy members?
04/28 Catholics venerate Mary, they don't worship her
04/28 I like the sounds of your church. How do I find one like it in my area?
04/29 How did the children of Israel get their name?
04/29 I've fallen back into pornography, how can I be confident that when I repent I'll still go to heaven?
04/29 Why did Jael give Sisera milk and not water as he requested?
05/01 A friend has left Christ. How should I handle this?
05/01 Why do nice guys finish last?
05/02 I had an affair and divorced my husband. Now I am married again. Is it wrong to stay married to this second man?
05/03 Could you explain prophecy, tongue speaking, and interpretation a bit more for me?
05/03 I feel so guilty about my past sins. I just can't get them off my mind. Why do I still not feel forgiven? Is forgiveness all about feelings?
05/04 If you judge atheists, then aren't you contradicting your beliefs?
05/04 What are your recommendations for teaching teens about the dangers of sensuous literature?
05/04 When does the gift of the Holy Spirit come, after repentance or baptism?
05/04 Why is I Peter 3:18-22 so important?
05/04 Is God's sovereignty absolute?
05/05 What kind of questions should I ask the elders before joining a church?
05/06 Which is the better way to pronounce Jesus' name: Yahsua or Yeshua?
05/07 My sixteen year old is becoming violent and I don't know what to do
05/14 Is saying "yes" enough to confess Christ before baptism?
05/14 How can I stop being so judgmental against my sisters who had abortions?
05/16 God cannot be tempted, but Jesus was tempted; so, is Jesus not God?
05/16 Did you borrow the lesson "The Three Chairs" from Bruce Wilkinson's book?
05/16 Is it normal for a young child to connect their privates parts to the idea of sex?
05/17 I'm not certain if this girl is the one for me. What do you do in such a situation?
05/19 Are the twelve Jordan crossing stones still visible today at Gigal?
05/20 Thank you for that article about lust, it was very helpful.
05/20 Will just one sin, such as adultery, keep you out of heaven?
05/20 I'm carrying about so much guilt. I hide it from my parents, but am I wrong for doing so?
05/22 How long did it take for Jacob's children to be born?
05/22 Can a woman give birth to her firstborn and remain a virgin?
05/23 How can one be a good wife when it is obvious her husband doesn't care?
05/23 What does it mean to be partakers of the divine nature?
05/24 Is there a conflict over whether God tries men?
05/25 Do you think a movie with a good story line but some immorality scattered in should be watched?
05/26 I'm so disappointed with the older people in my church. They oppose the use of RNB, hip-hop, and Reggaeton in church. What would you advise?
05/26 My ex-husband committed adultery, but I didn't try to stop it. Do I need to leave my current husband in hopes of remarrying my ex-husband?
05/26 Doesn't masturbation require indecent thoughts to climax?
05/26 If a Christian must file for bankruptcy, is he still obligated to pay off his debts?
05/26 Would it be wrong to use the church's property for a garden?
05/27 Can thinking about a girl constantly be idolatry?
05/27 Did I go about teaching my now Buddhist son correctly?
05/27 Why do some believe you have to be a part of some building to enter heaven?
05/27 What are some good passages to use to prove that we should not call Catholic priests "father?"
05/28 What are some of the errors of Wesleyans?
05/28 How should business meetings be conducted?
05/28 My granddaughter has turned to witchcraft. Will she be with us with the Lord returns?
05/28 What is gluttony and is all pleasure seeking activities wrong?
05/30 What is the morning star in Revelation 2:28?
05/31 What is the significance of a vow taken with the hand under the thigh?
05/31 I was impressed, at first, by your openness to address sexual issues, until I saw some of your answers.
05/31 If my boyfriend and I touched each other's private areas, does that mean we aren't virgins? When we were younger, we pretended to get married. It felt real. Does that mean we are married?
05/31 How can you be in a church when there isn't one in your area?
06/01 My husband claims he been seeing other women where sexual touching was involved but no intercourse. He thinks it is no big deal. Do I have grounds for a divorce?
06/01 Does the Bible teach that the sun rotates around the earth?
06/01 Is it wrong that my boyfriend and I satisfy each other through touching?
06/01 Who are the principalities and powers in heavenly places?
06/01 Must elders have the consent of the congregation in order to serve?
06/01 I find the boxer style for undergarments more modest, but how do I avoid the prohibition on cross-dressing?
06/01 Does honoring your parents include avoiding things they disapprove of at all times?
06/01 Isn't remembering the Sabbath a perpetual moral duty?
06/02 Is it wrong to self pleasure while thinking of a spouse?
06/02 Should Christians get counseling?
06/02 Are there such things as "mamzers" -- good and bad seeds?
06/02 Are motives all that matter to God?
06/02 What are the definitions of "foolish talk" and "coarse jesting?"
06/03 How can I be certain I doing what is right?
06/03 Can a man still be an elder if his faithful children have died before him?
06/03 Does someone need to invite people into their homes to practice hospitality?
06/03 How do I talk to my husband about God?
06/04 Do you think this web site's discussion of sex and the Bible to be accurate?
06/04 Can a person give his contribution to his unemployed mother instead of to the Lord?
06/06 I disagree with your stances on the Sabbath and on masturbation.
06/06 I don't practice witchcraft anymore because the Bible says it is wrong, but I still feel no evil acts are done by Wiccans. Am I wrong to feel this way?
06/06 My husband cheated and I cheated. I lived with a man for years before the divorce was final. We eventually married, but did I have the right to marry again?
06/06 Why did God prove He existed before but not now?
06/07 I married a woman in name only so she could become a citizen of my country. I have a girlfriend and a child by her. How do I fix this mess?
06/08 If God gave us free will, why is it Satan can still tempt us?
06/08 Can the church pay for things pertaining to the upkeep of the church building?
06/08 If a person doesn't follow God's specific will for his life, he'll end up in hell. How can you teach otherwise?
06/09 What do you suggest I do when my brothers are bugging me?
06/09 Would it be wrong to punch your friend if he agreed to being punched?
06/09 How do Luke 21:16 and Luke 21:18 harmonize?
06/10 How do I find a girlfriend in the United States?
06/10 What is the difference between courtship and dating?
06/11 What are the four faces of Jesus?
06/11 Is it wrong to make a decision about what is right or wrong based on what you think a cartoon character would do?
06/12 Your rhetoric regarding the Church of the Nazarene is wrong-headed and malicious.
06/14 Can you explain Philippians 3:10?
06/15 Why are older people so much nicer and more respectful than young people?
06/15 What kind of skin did God make for Adam and Eve after their sin?
06/16 We have strong feelings for each other, but how do we know if we are made for each other?
06/16 Can you explain Hebrews 13:16 in terms of fellowship?
06/17 The change in food laws was an act of the Roman Catholic church.
06/17 Thank you for the old-fashioned Bible story book illustrations.
06/17 Do spirits exist?
06/18 Why is life unfair?
06/19 I caught my husband committing incest. We are now separated, but I'm being told I owe him sex. I don't plan to return to this man, so do I owe him sex while we are separated?
06/20 Did Elisha strike the water once or twice?
06/20 Will our dead bodies be physically raised on the last day?
06/21 Am I sinning if I enjoy vacations and meals with a man who left the Lord's church for a denomination?
06/22 I know God has forgiven me, but I had committed adultery and I can't forgive myself.
06/22 What should I do for an ex-Christian who is trying to care for grandchild?
06/22 Could all the bad things happening to me just be bad karma?
06/22 Can those teaching institutionalism or liberalism be called brethren?
06/23 Can you explain why you talk about benevolence, but then say the church isn't always involved?
06/24 If a woman has surgery to become a man, does God see her as a male or a female?
06/24 Which one translation would you recommend?
06/24 Did Jesus tell the Essenes not to eat breakfast?
06/24 Is Matthew 5:28 only limited to lusting after a married woman?
06/26 Must a woman dress plainly or wear a covering at all times?
06/27 Where can I find acapella recordings for the songs in our song book?
06/27 Do all churches of Christ teach that the Ten Commandments were nailed to the cross?
06/27 Do I need to leave my marriage?
06/28 Can you explain levitate marriages?
06/30 Why do you believe in God? If God loves us all, why doesn't He let us all in heaven?
07/01 If Jesus had brothers and sisters, why did he give responsibility of Mary to his disciple John?
07/02 What kind of church I should attend to learn the truth?
07/05 "Neither Jesus nor Peter ate unclean animals, so if you teach otherwise you are departing from Christianity."
07/05 Since lobsters and crabs are cooked whole, does that violate the law not to eat blood?
07/05 How long was Daniel in the lions' den?
07/05 Do you know of some good visuals on Herod's family tree?
07/06 Isn't Jeremiah a poor source to argue about the inappropriateness of speedos?
07/07 Can we have meals in the building since eating together is an expression of fellowship?
07/07 If something is used to praise God, then it can't be wrong, can it?
07/08 Your argument that the Nephilim came first is wrong.
07/09 Are the translations "God breathed?"
07/09 "Jesus was a vegetarian because the Bible was compiled by a bunch of meat eaters."
07/09 What happens if I know God, but I sin?
07/10 Are all prominent theologians saying Obama is the antichrist?
07/10 What do you know about the Black Hebrew Israelites?
07/11 Doesn't the Scriptures say that Edom took over Israel's identity?
07/12 What does "vain thoughts" mean in Psalm 119:113?
07/13 Could the Roman Catholic's early list of popes be accurate?
07/14 My boyfriend and I have broken up so many times, I don't know what to do. I love him, but I'm confused and need some help.
07/14 How do I relate with my mother who was withdrawn from years ago?
07/14 How can I pray without doubt when I know that sometimes I won't get what I prayed for?
07/14 What is so bad about a cottage in a vineyard?
07/16 Is life all about God and never about us?
07/17 "I've been enjoying your Genesis study."
07/17 Thank you for addressing problems few others are willing to write about.
07/18 What was the significance of anointing Aaron as high priest?
07/18 Is it wrong to refer to God as Jehovah in a prayer?
07/18 "PETA exists because people kill animals sinfully."
07/20 Do I need to talk to my friend about her nose-piercing before talking to her about baptism?
07/20 My fifteen year old is staying out to all hours of the night. What do I do?
07/20 What is it that I am missing?
07/20 I took some pictures from my boyfriend, and he pushed me into a wall trying to get them back. Should I be concerned that he might be violent?
07/20 How can you teach parents about spanking when my own parents abused me as a child?
07/21 Since I've had sex before, so that mean I joined with those prior girls and I can't marry?
07/21 Should the Lord's Supper be only taken at night?
07/21 How do you know when a passage is talking about older men in a congregation or the elders of a congregation?
07/21 Aren't there passages which say we are saved by faith?
07/22 What more can I tell my ex-boyfriend to convince him of the truth?
07/23 Is it wrong to ask God for forgiveness of sins, but also have other things in mind to ask from Him?
07/23 I don't care about the Bible, but don't you see the cruelty in killing animals for food?
07/24 A nurse suggested that I tell a dying Christian that it is alright to pass away. Is that proper?
07/25 Couldn't Jesus' use of Lord for YHWH be due to later tampering of the text?
07/25 Why doesn't Paul clearly state that tongue speaking is useless?
07/25 Why does God punish?
07/28 How are conflicts between military service and God's will handled?
07/28 If you have evidence that your husband committed murder, should you tell the police?
07/28 My wife committed adultery. We repaired the marriage, but I still hurt. What can I do?
07/29 Is it wrong to have a sex change?
07/29 Am I being covetous thinking about a girl who turned me down?
07/30 Are there Christians in all churches?
07/30 When we love God, how do you define love?
07/31 "You shouldn't write against having kitchens and fellowship halls since these aren't important to salvation"
07/31 Do we know if Namaan continued to live righteously?
08/01 Why are translations in Greek instead of Hebrew, the language Jesus spoke in?
08/03 Is it a sin to sleep with your ex-husband?
08/03 Do near death experiences reflect the after life?
08/04 When Christ returns, will he unite the denominations into one body?
08/04 Is it wrong to by from a company which uses poor business practices to make money?
08/05 My brother embarrassed my non-Christian friend. What should I do?
08/06 Your illustrations help in Bible study.
08/06 How could the thief be with Jesus when he was dead for three days?
08/06 How could Jesus be sinless when he was born of Mary?
08/06 My marriage of a few months is a disaster. What should I do?
08/07 How do I advise a man who told me he is committing adultery?
08/07 What is an "idle" word?
08/07 Is "Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible" by Jay E. Adams biblically correct?
08/08 Should I stay with a congregation that pays its song leader?
08/08 How do you love people who are being mean to you?
08/10 Does God speak to unbelievers?
08/10 What do you think about partaking of the Lord's Supper after a dinner?
08/11 How do I manage thinking bad things about other people?
08/12 A big "thank you" for the pictures
08/12 Do you know of a book on being a preacher's wife?
08/13 Do spouses who knowingly break their marriage covenant ever realize their error?
08/13 Should we ask for signs like Gideon did?
08/14 Was it wrong to leave a marriage when my ex-husband had tried to kill my son and I?
08/14 When a child is raised to be violent, who is responsible, the parent or the child?
08/15 What about people who spend their whole life following the wrong religion in ignorance?
08/17 Shouldn't you balance your rebukes regarding fornication with love?
08/18 Was Cain fathered by Satan
08/18 Are you saying that Roman Catholicism is not legitimate?
08/18 Because I'm committing adultery, does that mean I can't go to heaven?
08/19 There are so many religions that I am confused thinking that one is right and another is wrong. What should I do?
08/19 Doesn't the Lord require Christians to marry Christians?
08/19 "It's mean to say homosexuality is a sin!"
08/20 If God cares for us, why is there suffering?
08/21 What does it mean to know to do good, but not do it, it is sin?
08/21 Am I loving God and giving Him glory?
08/24 Thank you for the article.
08/25 Does God still raise people from the dead?
08/25 How do I tell my children that the TV "miracles" are fake without sounding like I'm condemning their mother who believes in them?
08/25 How do I help a male escort out of his sinful lifestyle?
08/26 I'm obsessing over my sinful thoughts. What can I do?
08/26 I'm still confused as what love is. Is it a feeling, an action, or both?
08/28 Is it proper to have rituals, such as masses, for those who died?
08/28 Is it wrong to have pride in your work?
08/29 Should a Bible class teacher yield the floor when someone else has a revelation?
08/30 Are you Mormon? What are your beliefs?
08/31 Should I tell my daughters about the abuse I suffered in the church they attend?
08/31 Should baptisms be only done in streams and not in pools?
08/31 What is your church like?
08/31 Where does the Bible explain why Jesus' bones were not broken?
08/31 When I see someone sinning, is it wrong not to say anything?
08/31 What evidence is there that the Catholic church is not the one true church?
09/01 Does sin require a public confession before a congregation?
09/01 How do I help my aunt who has been in a long abusive relationship?
09/02 Do you know anything concerning the eastern gate in reference to heaven?
09/02 Does the Bible say that Barabbas was cursed to walk the earth and never die?
09/03 Why create humans if God knew most would live sinfully?
09/08 Is it wrong for a lonely single man to use the services of a prostitute?
09/08 How do you know that Ham was the youngest son?
09/10 I appreciate your web site.
09/11 How do I get my parents to see that they are enabling my sister to be a drug user?
09/11 Must each person I sinned against be contacted before I can be forgiven?
09/12 Should we refuse to study with someone who is in an adulterous marriage?
09/12 We've been living together for five years and don't need a paper to prove our love, but I want to make it right with God. What should I do?
09/13 How do I know I am loving my brethren?
09/13 Where have you seen that the Law was done away with?
09/13 What is the difference between principle and standard and how does this apply to modesty?
09/14 Why aren't we teaching about issues regarding how to stay saved -- moral issues like sex, drugs, alcohol, etc.?
09/16 Even though we sinned, could this be the woman God wants me to marry?
09/16 Since they met at night in Acts 20:7ff, does that mean Christians today should only meet at night?
09/17 What do think about a young single guy teaching a young married woman the gospel?
09/17 I've liked this girl for a long time, but I can't figure out my feelings as to whether she is the one God wants me to marry.
09/18 Why don't you meet daily?
09/18 Why is the creation of man mentioned twice in Genesis?
09/19 Where can I find the hymn, "Who Shall Stand Before the King"?
09/19 We're using your Genesis workbook in our youth studies. Do you have other studies?
09/19 Why is it wrong to pray to saints?
09/20 What is God's economy?
09/21 How do I talk to my Catholic girlfriend about Catholicism?
09/21 Can I arrange to give funds to a church from my life insurance?
09/21 How can Jesus be coming quickly when it has been 2,000 years?
09/21 Is there a connection between the mark of the beast and the mark of Cain?
09/21 I keep getting strong urges to cut myself. I know it is wrong, but am I lusting for what is wrong?
09/21 Was the famine mentioned in II Kings 8:1 the same famine mentioned in II Kings 6:24-31?
09/21 Since I had sex with my girlfriend, does this mean I am married to her?
09/22 What can be done about a preacher who puts more effort into delivery than into content?
09/22 Though my husband is divorcing me in order to marry another woman, he is telling everyone that I'm the one who committed adultery. How can I defend myself?
09/23 Should I let a congregation know that the preacher's son is homosexual?
09/24 How do you deal with stress?
09/24 Are the problems in Israel and wars in Iraq what Revelation talks about?
09/24 Isn't divorce a sin? So how can a preacher insist that two people, who had divorced and remarried, to get divorced before they can be baptized?
09/24 What do you think about the 2011 version of the New International Version?
09/25 How much should I push to stay in contact with people I have met?
09/25 Did Ahaziah begin to reign in the eleventh or twelfth year of Joram's reign?
09/25 Could Jesus have cured people through the placebo effect?
09/25 If Priscilla can be used as an example of head covering, why not of women serving communion?
10/04 Is it realistic to pray that the man I want to be the father of my child had actually gotten me pregnant?
10/04 How can you beautifully write about the law being nailed to the cross and insist that salvation comes through obedience?
10/05 How do I reach my Pentecostal girlfriend with the truth?
10/05 Does holding sperm for a long time cause cancer?
10/07 I caught my wife being intimate with another man. Can I divorce her?
10/07 Why do bad things sometime happen to good people?
10/07 Is there any reference to Jesus having drank to excess at any time?
10/09 Can Christians practice birth control?
10/09 Is it wrong to deny service to someone who is obviously in sin?
10/10 Why do I get so angry at my boyfriend all the time?
10/10 What Scriptures should we memorize to share the Gospel with others?
10/11 I'm excited how many of my searches list your site.
10/12 Are men permitted to wear a hat during worship services?
10/12 How do you define "church" and "scripture?"
10/13 When was the earliest Christmas celebration performed?
10/13 Can you help harmonize Matthew 10:34 and Matthew 26:52, and also John 3:13 and II Kings 2:11?
10/13 My boyfriend said he won't have sex with me before marriage, but then he gave me a hand job. What should I do?
10/14 The lesson on Ezekiel's valley of dry bones was well done.
10/14 The article on homosexuality by Abraham Smith was right on!
10/16 Is it Ecclesiasticus or Sirach?
10/16 How much do we do before we let God take over?
10/16 The book of Enoch or the Constantine's church
10/16 Does the Bible say the church worshiped on Sunday?
10/17 Do I need to remarry my ex-husband?
10/17 How much autonomy does a church have when its evangelist is receiving outside support?
10/19 What about deacons not being given to much wine, doesn't this allow for a casual drink?
10/19 Why do I swear in my mind in church and when I get up in the morning?
10/19 Thank you for answering my questions about the Catholic church
10/19 How far should a Christian go in making sure meat was properly prepared?
10/19 Is it a sin to want to die?
10/19 I've committed to God to stop lusting, but I'm tempted daily.
10/21 Wasn't Paul's command to collect on the first day of the week just a coincidence?
10/21 Is my soul in jeopardy if I don't talk to a Christian about his smoking?
10/21 Is the point of life seeing the fruit of your labors?
10/22 Aren't curse words of human origin?
10/22 I know Paul and Silas, but who are you? Where is this found in the Bible?
10/22 Your article on the rapture really helped me out.
10/22 The article "Why I am Not a Nazarene" caused tears to well up in my eyes.
10/22 Do you allow women to teach or lead prayer in the assembly as long as they wear a covering?
10/23 Is there any evidence of the rapture being written or spoken of prior to 1909 and Scofield?
10/23 How can I prove to my stepson that branding himself is not a good idea?
10/24 How do we know that the songs we are using are acceptable to God?
10/24 Do angels have the choice to follow God or not?
10/25 If a person isn't baptized, does that mean they've never been forgiven of any sin?
10/25 Can I reach heaven with all this negativity in my life?
10/26 How do you answer people who try to use Jesus turning water to wine as proof for drinking alcohol?
10/26 I don't know if I should remarry my ex-husband or another man who says he loves me.
10/26 Was Job a Gentile?
10/26 What did Jesus mean when he said to take up his cross daily and follow him?
10/29 Should we separate a man from his deeds, hating his sins while loving his soul?
10/30 I really appreciate "The Historical Accuracy of the Bible" article.
10/31 Can you explain what "beginning from the baptism of John" refers to?
10/31 Did those baptized by John have to be baptized again after Jesus was crucified?
10/31 Did Mary's intercession advance the hour Jesus showed he was the Messiah?
10/31 Should a mentally impaired person be baptized?
10/31 Did Christians have similar religious freedoms under Rome as the Jews?
10/31 Did Amos curse those who introduced instrumental music into Hebrew worship?
10/31 Does the use of parts justify the use of choirs and solos?
11/01 Inherited sin has been taught for so long, if you teach otherwise you'll confuse people about the Christ.
11/02 What questions should brethren ask of a man wanting to preach for them?
11/02 "Constantine created the King James Bible"
11/03 "Shame on Christians who think God ordained that they should eat meat."
11/04 I want to see a girl, but I think God wants me here. What should I do?
11/04 How do I overcome my homosexual behavior?
11/05 It seems like I argue with my boyfriend every other day. How do I get peace in my life?
11/06 "I disagree with 'Is Gambling Sinful?'"
11/07 Why did Jesus die as he did? Is there significance to the separation of the body and the blood?
11/07 Why did John doubt?
11/07 If the whole church makes decisions, how is it organized?
11/07 Is taking God's Word out of context a way of taking His name in vain?
11/08 Is one of Christianity's flaws that it never theorized power?
11/08 "I enjoy your articles and have used some of the material in class and in preaching."
11/09 If God gives us talent, then can we not use that talent to worship God?
11/09 If a person is in an unscriptural marriage, must the person divorce before becoming a Christian?
11/09 Are all sins equal? Is no sin greater or worse than another sin?
11/10 Do you know of the baptism of fire?
11/10 Can two homosexuals truly love each other?
11/11 Who wrote II Kings?
11/12 It is getting hard not to have sex. I want to marry my boyfriend, but I don't want to give up my independence. Can we get married so we can have sex, but still live apart?
11/12 Why is the Qur'an different from the Bible?
11/14 How could a just God put a man in a place where he is unable to hear about Jesus and then send him to hell?
11/14 Questions about the use of funds given to the church.
11/16 I got drunk, visited a prostitute and really messed up my life. What do I do?
11/16 What did Jesus expect of Peter when he said to feed his sheep?
11/16 Why do we use songs by writers who did not believe the truth?
11/17 Is our college Bible study group operating in a scriptural manner?
11/17 How do you explain praying God's will and not your own?
11/17 What can I do about my teenage son's obsession with diapers and his hiding food in his closet?
11/18 What is the point of the story of Elisha, the 42 youths, and the bears?
11/19 Can you recommend any books to further study Ezekiel?
11/20 What about the American Indians, prior to their contact with Christianity? Could they have been saved?
11/20 I have OCD-Religion and obsess over bad thoughts. Is there anything you can do to help me?
11/21 How do I keep my thoughts from wandering during my prayers?
11/21 How do I tell a friend that Benny Hinn cannot heal her blind child?
11/22 What gives you the right to teach that homosexuality is wrong when you can't be sure you're right?
11/22 Why not make a point about the folded napkin, even if it wasn't a tradition at that time?
11/23 "I wish you could experience speaking in tongues first-hand."
11/23 "Thank you for explaining topics like sex so clearly from the Bible."
11/24 Can a church receive funds from non-believers or an organization?
11/26 Can we worship and praise the Holy Spirit?
11/27 Why did Moses strike the rock twice and what was Aaron's participation?
11/27 How can I believe the Bible when science has proven it wrong?
11/30 What if your spouse left you? Now what do you do?
11/30 I'm scared of the thoughts in my head.
11/30 What do you think about offering wafers with the communion bread?
11/30 I need a dumbed down version about divorce and remarriage.
12/01 Do you realize that you quoted from a false teacher?
12/01 I kissed a married woman. Does that mean I can never marry in the future?
12/02 Thank you for enlightening me about why sex before marriage is wrong.
12/02 Could you explain why Leviticus 27:29 says a person set apart had to be put to death?
12/02 Will faith and hope still exist in heaven?
12/02 What would you use for handouts in a community?
12/03 My daughter said she would marry when she moved back in with us, but she and her boyfriend are still unmarried. What do we do?
12/04 I've read that Joshua's conquest of Jericho and Ai could not have happened.
12/05 Doesn't a publicly known sin need to be confessed?
12/05 Is "be fruitful and multiply" a part of the Old Covenant and thus no longer applicable?
12/05 How could dinosaurs have evolved into hundreds of species and then go extinct in the few thousand years since the flood?
12/07 How did Israel get across land they were forbidden to travel if they came from the Sinai Peninsula?
12/08 I'm in love with a man who lives in another country and I don't know what to do.
12/08 What should a husband do when his wife refuses to have sex with him?
12/09 Do you think there is anything to this New World Order idea?
12/09 My thirteen year old daughter isn't listening to me like she used to do. What should be my next step?
12/09 Isn't sin the tendency of human beings to do evil?
12/10 How can I know the God of the Bible isn't a myth?
12/11 Could you explain Matthew 21:44?
12/15 My boyfriend broke up with me and I don't know what to do.
12/15 Are people who rejected the ministry of the Holy Spirit not Christians in actual fact?
12/15 If God wanted us to eat meat, why did He give animals defenses?
12/16 Isn't the only reason God allowed Noah to eat meat was because it was convenient?
12/20 Is marijuana use approved of in the Bible?
12/21 I'm pregnant. The stress is getting to me. I don't know what to do.
12/21 How do I fix my brother?
12/21 What does the Bible say about infertility?
12/24 How can I help my rebellious 15 year old brother?
12/24 My wife has been committing adultery with her step-brother. What do I do?
12/25 I'm worried that my son will be too short.
12/27 How many fighting men did Joab count in Israel and Judah?
12/28 How many years of famine did God threaten David with?
12/28 When did Jehoiachin begin reigning and how long did he reign?
12/29 Was Jesus omniscient?
12/29 Is my ex-husband, who became a homosexual, lost?
Unless otherwise noted, all answers were written by Jeff Hamilton.