Special Teaching Edition: What is humanity’s core problem? How does God solve it for us? What exactly happens at salvation? What are the practical implications when we’re tempted? How does the average Gospel presentation fall short? What’s the solution?
When I questioned some of the practices of a deliverance ministry, they said I was committing an unpardonable sin. Could this be true? Is Jesus the Son of God, or God Himself, or both? What does 2 Corinthians 7 mean by “defilement of flesh and spirit”? What are the roots of Calvinism and its view […]
Why did Jesus answer Pilate’s questions but not Herod’s? If we were spiritually dead, then what part of us died at salvation? If it died, then how are we alive now? Do we have a human spirit that is distinct from God’s Spirit? My pastor said tongues is not for today because of 1 Corinthians […]
Why does Romans say “all of Israel will be saved”? How can we properly understand the “grafting in“ and “cutting off” in Romans 11? What is the “reward“ and “loss” in 1 Corinthians 3? I struggle with depression, and I have a hard time finding joy in my life. Can you help?
Is there any place for teaching self-improvement? What about in a secular setting? Could there possibly be an end to the punishment of unbelievers at some point? I struggle with obsessive thoughts, and I sometimes wonder if I should only be sharing the Gospel all the time. What are your thoughts?
Whom is the book of James written to? How does this impact our understanding of chapter 2? What is the “royal law”? Why does God say to come out and be separate and He will receive us? Is this a performance-based acceptance?
Why is there so much talk about revival? Is there something wrong with the church? Is that how God sees us? What does real spiritual maturity look like? I have a friend who is dying and believes in the health-wealth gospel. How can I help him?
Can you elaborate on the reason why we don’t need to recite the Lord’s Prayer? Why are there so many denominations? It seems like we should be finding our identity in Christ instead. If all of our sins have been forgiven, then why does Hebrews say we will not see God without holiness? What does […]
How does God view the church today? Does He see us as lazy, falling asleep, and passive? The Lord’s Prayer says one must ask for forgiveness. Is this the way for believers today to continually be more forgiven? Why does the prayer sound so conditional?
What is your take on psychology, medicine, and therapy? I’m scared I might be a lukewarm Christian. Might God one day tell me, “Depart from Me”?
When Jesus cast the demons into the pigs, what happened to the demons? How should we view sexual immorality and sexual identity from a grace perspective? Does everyone being born spiritually dead in Adam factor in?
Why did you say “God is blue and so are you”? How should I respond to the Jehovah’s Witness claim that Jesus is not God? Did Jesus really go to Hell for three days to preach? What’s the difference between the Kingdom of God and the church?
How should we interpret God’s warnings in the first three chapters of Revelation? Why don’t we see all churches in the same area come together and worship?
Are Christians only forgiven if we forgive others first? How should we view the Sermon on the Mount now that we are under grace? I am addicted to pornography, and I feel like I’m a lazy person. How can I find victory?
What does it mean to believe in the name of Jesus? I don’t understand James 3:1. Will preachers be judged more harshly? When I sin, how much remorse should I feel for it to be true repentance? What about people who think they need to keep the Ten Commandments? Are they saved?
Can you talk about the free gift of salvation? Why does 1 John say that whoever practices sin is of the Devil? If everyone is reading the same Bible, why do so many fail to see God’s grace?
If my father was saved at an early age yet walked away from his church, is he still saved? Is “once saved, always saved” actually true? What about the warnings in Hebrews 6 and 10? What about being blotted out of the Book of Life? What can I say to a teenage girl who wants […]
Mentamir from Ethiopia wrote us to express that she had been struggling for some time with accepting herself, her appearance, and her life. She was afraid this negativity would bleed over into her relationship with God too. In this short clip, I share some words of encouragement with Mentamir. I hope these words are an […]
Why do we keep sinning? Can we lose our salvation? Are we sinners? Why does it mean to take the Lord’s supper in a worthy manner?
Are we sinners saved by grace or are we saints? How should we view ourselves? What does it mean to pray without ceasing?