Question: We have a problem with some Christians imitating the Pentecostal’s mass prayers where many people pray out aloud at once. I need your help with the Bible refutation. Answer: People tend to gravitate to things that are exciting and novel. A large noisy party is exciting. A lectureship in comparison is dry. Yet, in
Question: My denominational friends refer to their preacher as “Pastor” or “Reverend.” What is the proper way to address the preacher, or how do you refer to him as you speak of him to others? Answer: For me, it is easy to answer what I call the preacher who preaches for our congregation. He is
Did God know that Adam and Eve would sin by eating of the forbidden fruit when He placed them in the Garden of Eden?
Question Did God know that Adam and Eve would sin by eating of the forbidden fruit when He placed them in the Garden of Eden? Answer Yes. God knew that Adam and Eve would sin. Let us look at the Bible to justify this answer that has just been given. The Bible teaches that God
Question A preacher said that any friend is not worth keeping if he won’t submit to truth/doctrine revealed in the scripture. What do you say about this? Answer The above statement as made by the preacher is faulty and not entirely true. There are a lot of morally upright people in the world who are
Question: Why do churches of Christ follow only the teachings of the New Testament? Is it that they do not believe in the Old Testament? Shouldn’t they tear out the Old Testament from their Bibles if it is completely irrelevant? Why should they still read it? Answer: Churches of Christ believe in the Old Testament.
Question Afternoon bro Lesley. Hopefully you are doing well today. Please what is your take on 1 John 5:16? I want a good explanation on the asking if a brother commits sin. Is the asking from the brother or asking in prayer for him who saw him committing the sin? Or is the asking applicable both
Question Should disfellowship letters be shared outside of the congregation disfellowshipping someone? Please provide scriptures to support your answer. Answer In the New Testament, the church in Ephesus wrote a letter to the brethren in Achaia about a faithful brother, Apollos. Acts 18:27: “And when he desired to cross to Achaia, the brethren wrote, exhorting
Question In Matthew 28:19, Jesus said that baptism should be done in the name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Since it is to be done in the name (singular) and not names (as in plural), what is the name of the Father and of the Son, and of
Question: Is it OK, while we pray, to cover ourselves with the blood of Jesus? For example, we cover ourselves with the blood of Jesus for protection. Do you remember the Passover when a lamb’s blood was used for protection against death? In that same way, better blood that speaks more than that of a
Question Listening to a program at my working place, I heard one of your Pastors call “Tongues” spoken by present churches as an “emotional outburst.” He went further to say that except any of the founding apostles lay hands on you, you can’t speak in tongues. Do you guys also mean that what Paul spoke