Bible Q&A: Will There Be Mansions or Rooms in God’s House in Heaven?

Why do modern translations have John 14:2 say “In my Father’s house are many ROOMS” or “In My Father’s house are many DWELLING PLACES”? The King James Version says, “In my Father’s house are many mansions.” A mansion is very different from a room. Are the modern translations wrong, or is the King James Version… Read More Bible Q&A: Will There Be Mansions or Rooms in God’s House in Heaven?

Bible Q&A: Was Mary, the Mother of Jesus, Sinless?

Do Catholics believe that Mary, the mother of Jesus, never sinned?  Did Mary live her life without sinning? Roman Catholicism does indeed believe that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was without sin, both “original” and “personal.”  (“Original” sin refers to the unbiblical notion that mankind inherits the sin of Adam, a teaching which directly contradicts… Read More Bible Q&A: Was Mary, the Mother of Jesus, Sinless?

Bible Q&A: If Baptism Is Essential for Salvation, Why Is It Not In John 3:16?

John 3:16 does not mention baptism.  If baptism is essential to salvation, why is it not in John 3:16? The Bible teaches that “the entirety of Your Word is truth” (Ps. 119:160a).  If one wants to ascertain the whole truth about any subject related to the Christian religion, one must take into account everything that… Read More Bible Q&A: If Baptism Is Essential for Salvation, Why Is It Not In John 3:16?

Bible Q&A: Please Explain “Spiritual Worship” in Romans 12:1

It helps to remember that the term for worship in Romans 12:1 is latreia, which is defined as service. Furthermore, its Hebrew equivalent (aboda) was used in the Old Testament primarily to describe the acts of service associated with worship typically performed by the priests and Levites, such as offering sacrifices (cf. Josh. 22:27; 1… Read More Bible Q&A: Please Explain “Spiritual Worship” in Romans 12:1

Bible Q&A: Should A Christian Follow Any False Doctrines on Social Media?

Let’s consider how one would “follow” false doctrine on social media.  Are you paying close attention to the promotion of false doctrine on social media, as in “I’ve been following this Facebook discussion about Calvinism very closely”?  If so, why are you paying close attention?  Is it because you recognize the biblical truths which contradict… Read More Bible Q&A: Should A Christian Follow Any False Doctrines on Social Media?