Do you need her parent’s blessing before marrying?

Question: Hi, I am 22, Christian, (raised and worshiping in a non-denominational church of Christ, actually), and have a bit of a conundrum. I apologize for the lengthy staging here. I met the girl I want to marry. She is a baptized Christian, also 22, but was raised in a stricter sect of the Mennonites.…

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Thank you for the entry on birthrights and blessings

Question: Hello, I want to thank you for your website entry that answers the question, What is the difference between a birthright and a blessing as in the story of Esau and Jacob? Our BSF leader directed us to this to help us in our Genesis study, and I appreciate you and her. l browsed…

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Should only Christians be blessed?

Question: When you ask God to bless someone, do they have to be a Christian? I doubt it, but I still want to ask. When someone says may God bless you, does He actually do it? Also, what do you think of Mother Teresa since she was a Catholic? Do you agree with her mission?…

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Why hasn’t God blessed me?

Question: I have nowhere else to turn at this point. I have prayed, but I guess I’m not doing it right. I have changed my ways, but I guess I haven’t changed them enough or the right ones. I have strived diligently to be obedient to the word of God as best I can, yet…

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Are All Peacemakers Blessed?

by Gary W. Summers All Bible students have the obligation to study the Scriptures to ascertain their true meaning. Many problems in the Lord’s church, not to mention the religious world in general, could have been avoided with more of an honest investigation into God’s Holy Word. Too often has a verse been lifted out…

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What are blessings and curses?

Question: A student of mine asked this question and I’m not sure how to answer. I appreciate any help you can give me. Thanks. I want to know what are curses and what brings curses upon a person? And what is a blessing? How can a person be blessed? Answer: “But no man can tame…

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Are God’s blessing physical or spiritual?

Question: I’ve heard so many times from my friends saying I’m so blessed that I have gotten good grades and a good job. What about those who believe in God but are not getting any jobs or are poor in studies. What is the actual meaning of blessings from God? Is it physical or spiritual?…

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Why is America prosperous and the Philippines are not

Question: It seems that the recession has had little effect on the call centers here because a lot of companies are in need of manpower. A visiting preacher had announced the deferment of some of his benevolence because some of the brethren where he is from are getting laid off from their jobs. It is…

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