Wouldn’t it be great if our faith always produced instantly visible results? Instead of heated arguments, cold silences, constant frustration and enduring anger, our marriages were loving, kind, peaceful, joyful and mutually fulfilling? But that’s not always the case. If you’re struggling in your marriage, begin putting these principles to work today. Trust in the … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How do I overcome challenges in my marriage?
No! Kenneth and Gloria both have taught that our time in heaven will be more involved than us simply enjoying the beautiful surroundings. Revelation 22:1-5 says: “Then the angel showed me a river with the water of life, clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb. It flowed down the … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Will heaven be boring?
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?
Yes! Angels are on assignment to minister for you. Hebrews 1:14 declares that angels are servants sent to care for us. The Life Application Study Bible, New American Standard Bible, has the following to say about Hebrews 1:14: “Angels are God’s messengers, spiritual beings created by God and under His authority (Colossians 1:16). They have … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Is it true that a Christian can command his angels?
Well, wisdom about the benefits of natural foods certainly doesn’t hurt. The Apostle Paul stated in Romans 12 that we are to present our bodies a “living sacrifice,” holy and acceptable, to God. We are to renew our minds and not be conformed to the world in order to prove the good and acceptable and … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Does God want us to eat only natural foods?
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?
No. As important as water baptism is, we know from multiple scriptures that it’s not what saves a person. What does save a person is the new birth resulting from faith in the shed blood of Jesus, confession of Him as Lord and believing that God raised Him from the dead (Ephesians 1:7; Hebrews 9:22; … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Must I be water baptized to go to heaven?
In one of my meetings the Lord led me to answer life’s three biggest questions. They are: where did I come from, who am I, and where am I going. I have found that most people have never answered these questions satisfactorily. In this article I will not attempt to answer all three, but I … Continue reading Where Did I Come From?
“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?
Friendship is a precious thing. When you venture into friendship you may want to set some boundaries that will keep the relationship healthy. When you know a friendship is developing, sit down with the new friend and honestly and openly discuss what each of you should expect for the friendship to grow. Pray with your … Continue reading QUESTION OF DAY: What are healthy boundaries in friendships
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?
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?
For many years, holidays have been celebrated by the world and Christians alike. We know that God is actually the One who instituted the concept of holidays because He instructed Israel to have feasts and celebrations in the Old Testament. As Christians, it is beneficial for us to take the time to celebrate and appreciate … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Should Christians celebrate traditional holidays that have been commercialized?
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?
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?
This is a fundamental question of life. For many people, the question implies, “Why does God allow bad things to happen?” But that’s wrong thinking. We will never understand why bad things happen without first understanding that death and destruction are definitely not God’s will for mankind. God created man to be good, and He … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Why do bad things happen?
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?
Deuteronomy 9:13-14 NKJV  "Furthermore the LORD spoke to me, saying, 'I have seen this people, and indeed they are a stiff-necked people. <!-- -->  Let Me alone, that I may destroy them and blot out their name from under heaven; AND I WILL MAKE YOU A NATION MIGHTIER AND GREATER THAN THEY. Exodus … Continue reading THE DAY MOSES REFUSED A GOLDEN OFFER
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?
We must remember the deceitfulness of sin (Hebrews 3:13). First, it is good to recognize that lust is sin (Matthew 5:28; 1 John 2:16). However, it is also important to be honest with ourselves. Porn and erotica are meant to incite lust in the heart. The only reason pornography exists is that so many people … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: What is wrong with viewing pornography, if I don’t lust after the person?
Now there was a time years ago that I questioned His love. I'll never, never forget that. It was during a time I was having tremendous struggles with my family. My mom and dad were not born again, and there was such pain in our relationship. Then one night in my room I looked up … Continue reading THE DAY I QUESTIONED GOD’S LOVE – Pastor Benny Hinn
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?
Prayer that brings results must be based on God’s Word. It contains the answers to prayers we haven’t even prayed yet. Praying those answers from the beginning undergirds our confident expectation that God will do what He has said. Jesus said, “But if you remain in me and my words remain in you, you may … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: How can I find scriptural promises to stand on?
Melchizedek is one of the most interesting and mysterious figures in the Scriptures (Genesis 14:18; Psalm 110:4; Hebrews 5:6, 10, 6:20, 7:1-28). Most scholars view him as a type and shadow of Jesus Christ. Some believe he is Jesus Himself, before He became a man. And others point to the possibility that Melchizedek was Noah’s … Continue reading QUESTION OF THE DAY: Who’s Melchizedek?
Hope Bolinger |Crosswalk.com | Contributing Writer Although Scripture can be a bit enigmatic about the nature of heaven, Jesus does make one thing clear in the Gospel of Luke: even if we marry on this earth to an earthly spouse, we will not stay married to them in heaven. One may wonder how this question … Continue reading QUESTION OF DAY: Will I Still Be Married to My Spouse in Heaven?