People speak against you for no reason, betray you, or try to keep you from success. Enemies are something each of us must deal with in this life, and they can try us in every possible way. Our natural response to enemies is often to fight back, get even, put them in their place or … Continue reading QUESTION OF DAY: Will God really deal with my enemies for me?
The Bible says in 1 Thessalonians 5:22 that we are to avoid the very appearance of evil. Living together without being married gives the appearance of evil and therefore should be avoided. It suggests that the couple involved is willing to limit their commitment to one another based on current feelings, instead of long-term commitment … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Is living together outside of marriage wrong?
Many people don’t realize how devastating pornography is to those who view it. Just as the devil intended, it causes untold damage to a person—spirit, soul and body. That’s to say nothing of the hurt it causes the loved ones of those who view it. It can lead to divorce, mental problems and even physical … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: What’s wrong with pornography?
To answer this question, it will help to understand why vows were instituted in the first place. Vows were instituted in Old Testament times in order to settle disputes because men were generally not honorable. Their own words were not sufficient to the other party in critical situations. So, due to their general lack of … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Is it wrong to make a vow?
A: Though the Bible does not answer this directly, it does tell us enough to draw an informed conclusion. Adam and Eve were the first and only people on the earth right after the six days’ work of Creation. They were commanded to be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth (Genesis 1:26-28). They had … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Where did Cain got his wife?
Two things put man in trouble UNDER RATING YOURSELF AND OVER RATING YOUR SELF. - Pastor Femi Lazarus. You cannot Honour men on your TERMS, you honour them the way they should be honoured. - Pastor Femi Lazarus Nothing steals inheritance from sons like DESPISE - Pastor Femi Lazarus . Jesus loves you, accept him … Continue reading QUOTE OF THE DAY: Generational Gates – Pastor Femi Lazarus
If you struggle with having inappropriate sexual thoughts and feelings, know that your struggle is no different than struggling with any other perversion or deception that resulted from Adam’s fall. We have great news! You have been made free by the blood of Jesus! John 8:36 says, “So if the Son sets you free, you … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How can I get free from inappropriate sexual thoughts and feelings?
What is the church? Today’s church could be a building, a denomination or even a Sunday meeting. However, none of these definitions are particularly Biblical. The Bible primarily describes the New Testament church as believers meeting together in small congregations in someone’s home. They met for the purpose of looking to Jesus, praising the Lord, … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: What makes Church?
“But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways” (James 1:6-8). Double-mindedness is fluctuating … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: What is double-mindedness?
We must be humble before God. We need to have an open Bible before us. There is nothing wrong with asking for wisdom Since this very same question has been asked by some of my Christian brothers and sisters and even myself, I decided to see how the Bible handles this question. Some believe that … Continue reading Is It Wrong for Christians to Question God?
You can’t change unlovable people. You can’t even “deal with” them. But you can develop your love until you can love them just the way they are. Loving people—no matter how badly they act, no matter how rotten their attitude—is something you can do. And you do it by faith. You do it in the … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do you love an unlovable person?
Jealousy is a sense of uneasiness or anxiety stemming from fear of preference being given to another, or fear of loss of position or affection. Actually, you can’t handle jealousy. You can, however, confirm your love by acts of attention and affection and by words of admiration and appreciation. But only God can resolve jealousy in a … Continue reading How do I handle a jealous spouse?
“Lord, help my finances!” If you are like 40 percent of American families who spend more than they earn, you have probably spoken those words. And Americans aren’t alone. Consider this: The average British household has £5,978 of personal debt. More than eight million South African households struggle to make their monthly debt payments. For … Continue reading What are some practical things I can do to take charge of my finances?
Many of us, I suspect, have not found the career path we were led to expect in life. Lockdowns, inflation, and other factors seems to force us into living paycheck to paycheck. Is it wrong for us to hope and pray for more than just daily expenses to be covered? While we are to pray … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Should Christians only work and pray for “daily bread”?
First things first. Make your relationship with God your first priority. Here are three ways you can stay connected to God every day. 1. Stop all compromise. Refuse to allow the things of the world—material possessions, career position, sinful pursuits, ungodly relationships or social standing—to eat away at your time with God. Get His Word … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do I stay connected to God?
The decision to change churches is an important one. God has a plan for your life and being in the right church is a vital part of that plan. So your decision should be made prayerfully, seeking the wisdom and guidance of the Holy Spirit (Psalm 37:23; John 16:13).Hebrews 10:24-25 instructs us to “think of … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Should I change churches?
In Matthew 10:41, Jesus said, “He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet’s reward.” It is important that you be a partner with some frontline, producing ministry in order to receive earthly and heavenly blessings. Jesus is stating in this scripture that God is no respecter of persons. … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Why is it important for me to support a ministry?
Witnessing is telling others about the forgiveness, love, deliverance, empowering, fruitful life and ministry, etc., that you have found in Jesus. Jesus’ last instructions to His disciples before He ascended to His Father were in relation to witnessing. He commissioned them to make disciples as they went into all the world, and to baptize and … Continue reading What the Bible Says About Witnessing
New Testament scriptures complete—not contradict—Old Testament scriptures. As such, the Old Testament must be interpreted in light of the New. Here is a threefold law of Bible interpretation: 1. Scripture must be interpreted in the light of other scripture. 2. The Old Testament must be interpreted in light of the New Testament. We are under … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Does the New Testament replace the Old Testament scriptures?
Many people think that eternal life is living forever. Well, the truth is, every person who has ever lived on the face of the earth will continue to live in spirit form. When a person dies they don’t cease to exist; their body decays in the grave, but their spirit and soul either go back … Continue reading What is Eternal Life?
Both, actually. That may be a new thought, but it comes from Creation scriptures. According to Genesis 1:26-27, God created man in His image—male and female. God could not create something “in His image” that He didn’t possess. The substance for both male and female came out of God, and we know God never changes … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Is God male or female?
A: The prayer of agreement is one of the most powerful tools God has given us. It is a prayer that Jesus Himself guaranteed would bring results every time. “...If two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask,” He said, “...it shall be done for them by My Father who is … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: We’ve prayed in agreement, but haven’t received any results. Are we missing something?
Ask for wisdom. As Proverbs 4:7 says, “Wisdom is the principle thing; therefore get wisdom....” I know that sounds simple, but when crises come, it’s surprising how many believers forget to do it. Most of the time they get excited and go off in every direction. We need to learn to slow down a little … Continue reading I have prayed and confessed, but I’m still in financial trouble. What else can I do?
When you were lost, it did not matter which sin you committed—sin is sin. Adultery, lying or anything else that the flesh produces in the life of the sinner is the result of the sinner following his true nature. None of these sins are being held against anyone (2 Corinthians 5:19). The only sin keeping … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: I committed adultery before I became a Christian. Am I forgiven?
The challenge in standing in faith for an answer to our prayer is keeping our focus on what God has said instead of what we perceive with our five physical senses. God is love! He is faithful—to His people, and to His Word. He does hear. And He is answering our prayers. What we must … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do I stand in faith for answered prayer?
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Your desire to be an active member of a local church is good. It is a part of our new nature in Christ that gives us the desire to serve the Lord. But problems can arise in a home where one spouse wants to actively serve God and the other does not. It’s always difficult … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: What If My Spouse Won’t Let Me Go To Church?
Music can definitely influence a person’s life for good or evil. Because of this, it’s important for Christians to evaluate the music they regularly allow themselves to listen to. When examining music, ask yourself what impact it is having on your life and whether that impact gives glory to God. While style has very little … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Is Rock Music Bad?
Read to grow closer to Jesus. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons . . . nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38–39 The biggest lie that we believe is … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Did Jesus Die For You?
Every believer has been given faith. And that’s just part of the story. Jesus said for each believer, that measure is more than enough to move mountains (Mark 11:23)! There’s a lot of faith at our disposal the moment we are born again. So how do we develop ourselves to increasingly access faith for the … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do I get more faith?