Question: Does marriage mean I lose my Individuality since we will be one? Is it a sin if don’t share everything on my mind with my wife?  Does it mean no privacy for me? Please note that I’m not married yet. Answer: The concept of being one is found in a number of relationships in the…

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by Doy Moyer Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Being able to recognize one’s own opinion and the effect that the stated opinion might have is important for discernment and growth in Christ. Many times I have failed and wish I could pull back on how I’ve stated some opinions. In an environment of strife, here…

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by Doy Moyer Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash If all Christians are committed to be united in Christ, then the racial and ethnic boundaries that exist in culture will dissolve as all strive to live out the culture of the Kingdom of God. Our citizenship is in heaven, and this runs counter to ideas…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Micah 2:1-5 I.         I was giving a young pre-teen some instruction in Tae Kwon Do. I told her how the move was to be done, I showed her how it was done, and I explained why this method worked better. Exasperated with me, she put her hands on her hips and…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Ephesians 4:1-6   I.         Our Lord’s desire was that his followers would be united – John 17:20-23             A.        In the intervening years, the world has accepted lies.             B.        They believe that as long as we agree on something, then there is unity II.        The attitude of unity – Ephesians 4:1-3             A.        Lowliness – humbleness of…

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Question: Does the lack of unity and integrity in the ministry affect the people to whom we are reaching out? Is this a problem only due to egos or is there some other reason for this? Answer: “For if the trumpet makes an uncertain sound, who will prepare himself for battle?” (I Corinthians 14:8). In…

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Question: First, thank you so much for all that you’ve offered me with your advice and your use of God’s word. As a result, I have a long list of questions in response to your advice. Since I Corinthians 1:10 asks us to have no divisions among the church, and usually there are divisions and…

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