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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Question: Does Scripture condemn Gideon for questioning God with the fleece?  Does Scripture command us not to do as he did?  I know we are to use Scripture, prayer, and the counsel of godly people.  If we are still unsure, are we forbidden to do as Gideon did? Answer: Often people see what they want…

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Question: I am a believer in Nigeria. I have this question, I want you to seek the face of God and give me the interpretation. I have a lady friend, whom I truly love and she loves me. She is my neighbor. We have known each other for two years now, but we became friends…

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Question: I am curious to know whether God sends signs to us. For example, a man has an interest in a woman he has never met but seen at school or someplace. He tries to look for signs to see if she has any interest. He later finds out that she’s a Christian, and finds…

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Question: Why didn’t the Jews believe Jesus? Answer: It is a curious thing, is it not, that the Son of God came to live among men (John 1:14), and yet he is rejected by the very people who had been expecting his arrival for thousands of years. “He was in the world, and the world…

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Question: From the signs in the Bible, is the end of time drawing near Answer: Bible is quite clear that there will be no advance warning as to when the end of the world will come. Jesus, Himself, stated, “But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but…

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