Why does Jesus say “Go and sin no more” when it is impossible to “go and sin no more”? By looking at John 5 and John 8, a beautiful truth emerges about Jesus’ statement that people should “Go and sin no more.”
The role of faith and works in the life of the believer is a controversial issue. But with a few helpful distinctions, we can see that both are necessary, but they accomplish different purposes and achieve different results.
Is it wrong for women to preach in church or be a pastor? This debate has caused great division in the church, but there is a simple solution. The solution is not found in debating 1 Corinthians 14:34 or 1 Timothy 2:12, but in simply understanding the definition of “church.” Once we grasp this, the whole debate fades away into insignificance.
An age-old question is, “What about those who have never heard the gospel?” To answer, it is helpful to ask what happened to those who lived prior to Jesus. How did Jewish people receive eternal life? How did people in other parts of the world receive eternal life? The bottom line answer, however, is that we must rely on the grace of God to do what is right.
There are many possible answers to why God waited so long to send Jesus. Here are 6 possible answers to why God delayed in sending Jesus, following with my own modest proposal. Ultimately, the question comes down to why God delays in anything He does.
what are the signs of true and false conversion? My shocking answer is that there are none. If you have believed in Jesus, you have eternal life. It really doesn’t matter how we feel at some point in our life, or what mistakes we have made, or whether or not we can sense the Holy Spirit’s presence. It is God’s guaranteed promise that if we believe in Jesus Christ for eternal life, then we have it.
The last couple weeks I have been working my way through dozens of Bible and theology questions which people have submitted through that ask a question area in the sidebar. If you have been following along, you will note that some questions require a whole post to answer. Others can be answered more succinctly. These shorter answers get put in one post like the following where I try to answer several Bible and theology questions together. This post deals with Bible and theology questions about attending church, tithing, and…. masturbation.