Tell Me What To Do, Lord

(But Do Not Expect Me To Do It) by Carey Scott “Who say, Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; and let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come to pass, that we may know it!” (Isaiah 5:19). There are several observations that…

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Demanding a Sign

by Matthew W. Bassford Matthew 16:1-4 is one of the more off-putting passages in the gospels. Some Pharisees and Sadducees come to Jesus asking for a sign. A reasonable request, right? Don’t you have the right to ask a self-proclaimed prophet to show that he’s really from God before you believe in Him? However, Jesus…

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Why is God giving me signs but not my former boyfriend?

Question: I have been with a man for six years whom I care deeply for, we split up by his choice. I have been distraught and praying to God to show me signs specific signs.  I said, “God if I am supposed to be with him please let me win more than $1.00 on this…

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Is it proper to ask for non-miraculous signs?

Question: Hi, I had a question regarding asking God for a sign in the Bible. I was reading an article on your site about it (Should we ask for signs like Gideon did?). I’m curious about signs of a non-miraculous nature. Does God communicate with people like Jonathan in I Samuel 14:6-12? Thanks! Answer: “Then…

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Is seeing omens when I do wrong a sin?

Question: For some time I have been struggling with omens, things happening at the right time in the right way and I apply meaning to them that is not there. I might sin or think I sinned and then I happen to read a passage about Hell, see a sign that says “only 5 days…

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Did God send my boyfriend a sign that we should break up?

Question: Hi there, Recently at church, I met this man who right from the start was different from all the other guys I know. He had a deep passion for Christ and was so excited about getting to know him more. His excitement was contagious and I found that through hanging out with him and…

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Belief, Baptism, and Signs Following – Still Today?

by Larry Ray Hafley Here is the text of Mark 16:15-20: “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.  He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.  And these signs shall follow them that believe; In…

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Is God sending me signs?

Question: Does God send us signs? I have known this guy well for five years. He and I just clicked so well, and when we are together everything is so easy. However, he lives in a different state, though he still comes back to visit me and his family. We have talked about being together…

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