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  • Why did God accept Abel’s offering but reject Cain’s offering? Why did Cain then kill Abel?

    Question: "Why did God accept Abel’s offering but reject Cain’s offering? Why did Cain then kill Abel?"Answer: The stories of the first act of worship in human history and the first murder are recorded in Genesis chapter 4. This follows the account of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, ...

  • What does the Bible say about Assurance?

    Over and over again, the Bible reminds how much God loves us. It is His love letter to mankind. Let these verses be God's reminder to you today that He is always with you and loves you forever.Isaiah 41:10Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will ...

  • When something goes wrong, how should Christians react?

    What is the reaction of a believer when something goes wrong, when something happens that I do not want, that I consider to be bad?Let us learn from the Prophet Elisha.Read 2 Kings 6:1-7.We find two completely different ways of reaction when the axehead fell into the water.The servant, representing ...

  • Can I ever fulfill what Jesus claims in the Sermon on the Mount (Mt 5-7)?

    Can you ever fulfill what Jesus claims in the Sermon on the Mount (Mt 5-7)?Yes, you can!Really? How?If you follow step by step the guidance Jesus is giving.What is the first step?Look at how Jesus begins his sermon!Does he say what I have to do, and what not?No.  First he explains how to ...

  • What does the Bible say about Putting the Past Behind? 7 Verses

    Do not let your past haunt you. God's plan is to free you from slavery to sin and give you renewed life through His son. Let these verses encourage you to put your past behind and look forward!Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has ...

  • Why did God choose me?

    In John 15:16 Jesus says, "You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you."Ephesians 1:4 says, "He chose us in him before the creation of the world to be ...

  • What is the unpardonable sin / unforgivable sin?

    Question: "What is the unpardonable sin / unforgivable sin?"Answer: The case of the "unpardonable sin/unforgivable sin" or "blasphemy of the Holy Spirit" is mentioned in Mark 3:22-30 and Matthew 12:22-32. The term "blasphemy" may be generally defined as "defiant irreverence." We would ...

  • Only God can restore our souls.

    Question: "How can I restore my soul?"Answer: The only biblical passage that contains this phrase is Psalm 23:3: "He restores my soul." This is in the context of the Shepherd who leads His sheep to "green pastures," "quiet waters" and "paths of righteousness." As Christians, we are the sheep ...

  • Cross of Jesus Christ: What is the True Meaning of Jesus' Death on the Cross?

    For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1:18The cross is a mystery.How can suffering and dying on a cross be the power of God?The Jews viewed anyone who died on a tree to be "cursed". ...

  • Prayer to Speak Wisely

    Lord, thy knowest better than I know myselfthat I am growing older and will someday be old.Keep me from the fatal habit of thinking I must saysomething on every subject and, on every occasion.Release me from craving to straighten outeverybody's affairs.Make me thoughtful but not moody,helpful but ...

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