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
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
What is the sin that does not lead to death? The passage which mentions the sin that does not lead to death — as well as the sin that leads to death — is 1 John 5:16-17. When one examines the immediate context of 1 John 5:13-18, and also examines 1 John 1:7-9, it is… Read More Bible Q&A: What Is The Sin That Does Not Lead To Death?
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?
Is Jeremiah 25:32-33 a prophesy of the end times? “Thus says the Lord of hosts: Behold, disaster is going forth from nation to nation, and a great tempest is stirring from the farthest parts of the earth! And those pierced by the Lord on that day shall extend from one end of the earth to… Read More Bible Q&A: Please Explain Jeremiah 25:32-33
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
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?
The Bible says, “As oft as you gather together, do this in remembrance of Me.” So why do we not take the Lord’s Supper every time we meet (i.e., Wednesdays, Bible studies in which “two or more gather,” gospel meetings, etc.?) Why only on Sunday? While instituting the Supper, Jesus mentioned a day: “But I… Read More Bible Q&A: A Question About the Lord’s Supper