Bible Q&A: A Question About Worshiping Online

Is Hebrews 10:25 being followed when Christians worship online? A careful study of Hebrews 10:25 is needed in order to correctly answer this question.  The command is to not “forsake” the assembly, “as is the habit of some.”  “Forsake” comes from the Greek word egkataleipo, which literally means to abandon, desert, totally abandon, utterly forsake.  The Hebrew Christians to whom the… Read More Bible Q&A: A Question About Worshiping Online

Bible Q&A: Please Explain the Significance of “7” in Revelation

Please explain the significance of “7” in Revelation, specifically where it speaks of seven angels and when the seventh angel said, “It is done.” Revelation is steeped in signified language (Rev. 1:1, KJV), so one should interpret the numbers within the book symbolically, not literally.  The best way to figure out the symbolism is to… Read More Bible Q&A: Please Explain the Significance of “7” in Revelation

Bible Q&A: When Should I Not Forgive Someone?

If someone wrongs me and doesn’t repent, am I obligated to forgive them? Jesus commands us to forgive ON THE CONDITION OF repentance (Lk. 17:3-4).  Even if the wrongs are continually done and yet are still continually accompanied by repentance, forgiveness is required.  This would also mean that forgiveness would not be required if the… Read More Bible Q&A: When Should I Not Forgive Someone?

Bible Q&A: Two-For-One About Christians Submitting to Government

Although Jesus was perfect, did he violate any laws of the land in a way similar to Daniel? If so, does this allow for a peaceful resistance for Christians? If the government asks churches to not assemble in church buildings, is Acts 5:29 a passage churches should apply? I’m combining these two questions since they… Read More Bible Q&A: Two-For-One About Christians Submitting to Government

Bible Q&A: Was The Power to Cast Out Demons Given to Anyone Other Than Apostles?

Was the power to cast out demons given to anyone other than apostles? Jesus listed the ability to cast out demons as one of the miraculous signs the early Christians would be able to perform (Mk. 16:17).  While casting out demons is not listed specifically among the miraculous spiritual gifts Paul spoke of (1 Cor.… Read More Bible Q&A: Was The Power to Cast Out Demons Given to Anyone Other Than Apostles?