Should we wait until after we finished school to get married?

Question: Hello, I am a 21-year-old college student, and currently about five months pregnant. I am not married to the father, but we are engaged and have been together a little under two years. My parents know (I still live with them) and although my mother is not a Christian, my father, my brothers and…

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Which is more important: secular studies or Bible class?

Question: When brethren choose to attend secular classes or because of their secular studies schedule are unable to attend Bible study on evenings, do you think it’s fair to them to say that secular studies are more important? Answer: The secular world is always less important than the spiritual world. “The world is passing away,…

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How do I tell my parents they are pushing me too hard?

Question: Hello, I’m in the 10th grade. I’m a Christian. I was a bit bad in my studies, but I got my motivation and I’m starting to study a bit. However, my parents are pushing me a lot, and I’m starting to lose my motivation. But they still help me in studying. I don’t know…

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Is it wrong to be competitive in school?

Question: Is it wrong to be competitive in school? I know that God stresses the importance of education, but I see myself to be very competitive when it comes to grades. It’s not an ego thing where I get scores to show off or anything, but it is because I want to get into good…

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The New Gnosticism: Intellectualism

by Jeffery Kingry via Truth Magazine, March 22, 1979 The Gnosticism of the first century, which gave the apostles and teachers so much trouble, was a religion, not a philosophy. It was grounded in Dualism, a view that the state of man was divided; that only spiritual things were good, and anything of matter is essentially…

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Three Roads to Learning

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton I.            There are three roads to learning, whether we talk about school work or Bible study               A.          Prov. 2:6 – The Lord gives wisdom, knowledge, and understanding               B.          Prov. 24:3-4 – Compared to a house                             1.           Knowledge is the comprehension of facts. It fills our minds with pleasant and useful things                             2.           Understanding is the reasoning…

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How do I choose a college?

Question: How do I know if I’m on the path God wants me to be on? I’ve been praying every night for a sign of where to go and what to pursue. I’ve looked into other colleges before but they’ve never worked out. It doesn’t surprise me though, I never prayed about any of them.…

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