My nieces are being taught legalism. What should I do in a situation like this? Why are the next two days so important for The Grace Message? Is it possible to surrender or renounce your faith once you’re saved?
Is it possible for someone to be saved but still try to follow the Law? If we don’t bear fruit as Christians, might God cast us into outer darkness? Sometimes I feel so free and then I lose that feeling. I wonder if there’s something I can do to consistently feel the freedom of being […]
How do we balance discipline and legalism? I went through a 12-step program but then seemed to only fail afterward. Why am I convicted about drinking but not overeating? I think I fell from grace and now I’m trying to get back with God. How do I put God first and not myself?
Is Jesus’ role to help us keep the Law once we’re saved? What is God’s perspective on natural disasters? I’m teaching a Bible study and some have left saying God is leading them away from the group. What should I do? Is there a difference between Heaven and Paradise? I struggle with legalistic, condemning thoughts. […]
Do you believe the end of Hebrews 5 and the beginning of Hebrews 6 is directed at baby Christians? What’s the difference between the laws written on our hearts and the Law on the Gentile conscience in Romans 2? Do our spirit and soul get “saved” separately? I use the unconditional love of pets as […]
What is the meaning of “high standing” and “great confidence” in 1 Timothy 3:13? What is meant by Matthew 22:14: “For many are called, but few are chosen.” I’m having a hard time with when to keep the Sabbath. I’ve had horrible thoughts about the Lord, and it’s hard for me to believe I’m forgiven […]
I was a miserable Christian for 25 years. The message of God’s grace has transformed my life. Why was Jesus baptized? Do we need to be baptized in water to be saved? What does the Bible say about women speaking and teaching?
How do we escape a performance mindset? How do I stop feeling like I should be more knowledgeable and mature? Does 2 Corinthians 5:10 describe a judgment for believers?
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 those who miss the return of Christ still be saved later? Is water baptism necessary for salvation? When we sin, do we move out from under God’s protection? How does Romans 8:30 play into predestination? Why did Paul engage in purification rituals in Acts 21? What role does obedience play in salvation? Did Jesus […]
What role does the conscience play for the believer? The unbeliever? How can we look at behavior passages in a healthy way, without turning them into legalism? Do I need to tithe to my church? Or can I give to a nonprofit instead?
Should we sin so that grace increases? What is the true, biblical gift of tongues? My prayer life seems uneventful, and I’m worried about my salvation. Can you help?
How did Caiaphas know that Jesus was sent by God? If Jesus said, “No one takes my life from Me”, then why do we blame the Jews for His death? How can God love us no matter what? Why does Jesus say “Depart from Me” to some people? What did Jesus mean by eating His […]
How do you transition from legalism to grace? How do we best explain the Trinity? What are the lamps and the oil in the Parable of the Ten Virgins?
How do we bear the fruit of the Spirit? Why does Paul say to remove someone from the congregation? What is a healthy view of miracles and healing?
What do you make of the examine yourself passage in 1 Corinthians 11, how does this factor in our celebration of communion? Does God care about what job you take? What is the difference between grace and legalism? Are we required to tithe? Have spiritual gifts gone away?