Posts Tagged "Questions"

Take a close look at John 20:27-29

Take a close look at John 20:27-29 John 20 is about the events in Jesus’ life after His resurrection. In these verses it is the second time that Jesus has appeared to the disciples but the first time that Thomas sees Him. In verse 27, Thomas is encouraged to believe. In verse 29 we, today, are encouraged to believe the…read more →

Works or Faith?

Works or Faith? This is an argument that you will often hear from a cult member and we must be able to answer it satisfactorily. “because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight…” – Romans 3:20 “For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.” –…read more →

Why did Jesus cry out,

Why did Jesus cry out, “My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me?” “Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?’ that is, ‘My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?’” – Matthew 27:45-46…read more →

Is Baptism Essential for Salvation?

Is Baptism Essential for Salvation? This is another favourite topic of many cults. Quoting verses such as 1 Peter 3:21 “And corresponding to that, baptism that now saves you…” and Acts 2:38 ” …Repent, and let each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins…” they state that it is essential to…read more →

Is Hell Eternal?

Is Hell Eternal? A number of cults teach either that hell does not exist or if it does the punishment is not eternal. This matter cannot just be looked at subjectively because most want to say that God is love and that would involve no punishment. We need therefore to look at the revelation of Scripture to answer the matter….read more →

Does 1 Corinthians 8:6 teach that Jesus is not God?

Does 1 Corinthians 8:6 teach that Jesus is not God? This verse does not say that there is only one God and that is the Father. It says that there is only one God the Father, which of course is true. It is not saying that Jesus is not an expression of the Godhead or that He cannot be called…read more →

Is it wrong to celebrate Christmas?

Is it wrong to celebrate Christmas? As Christians we will need to decide whether e feel we should celebrate Christmas or not but here we need to answer why we feel it is not wrong and so we can choose. It is an acceptable fact that Jesus was not born on December 25 but in September/October. However, no one knows…read more →

Is Jesus Michael the archangel?

Is Jesus Michael the archangel? The Watchtower Society says that Michael the archangel is the same person as Jesus. What does the Bible say? Dan.12:1 – Michael is the great prince but not in Dan.10:13 – Michael is one of the princes. Compare this with Dan.8:25 – where we see that Jesus is the Prince. Jesus is unique, but Michael…read more →

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