Does God change His mind?”……Answer: Malachi 3:6 declares, "I the LORD do not change. So you, O descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed." Similarly, James 1:17 tells us, "Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." The meaning of […]

“What is predestination? Is predestination biblical?”……Romans 8:29-30 tells us, "For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified." Ephesians 1:5 […]

Does God forgive big sins? Will God forgive a murderer?”……Many people make the mistake of believing that God forgives "little" sins such as lying, anger, and impure thoughts, but does not forgive "big" sins such as murder and adultery. This is not true. There is no sin too big that God cannot forgive it. When […]

The Will of God Doris Day sang a popular song entitled “Que Sera, Sera,” “What will be, will be.” At first glance this theme communicates a kind of fatalism that is depressing. Islamic theology frequently says of specific events, “It is the will of Allah.” The Bible is deeply concerned about the will of God-His […]

God Remembers Genesis 8:1 “But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and livestock with him in the boat. He sent a wind to blow across the earth, and the floodwaters began to recede.” This verse contains the first mention of the beautiful word “remember” in the Bible, and it tells us that God […]

“If God hates human sacrifice, how could Jesus' sacrifice be the payment for our sins?”……Answer: The Bible makes it quite clear that God hates human sacrifice. The pagan nations that surrounded the Israelites practiced human sacrifice as part of the worship of false gods. God declared that such "worship" was detestable to Him and that […]

“How could David be considered a man after God’s own heart?”……Answer: To understand why David was a man after God's own heart, we need to see what characteristics he had to qualify for such an exalted description. In the book of Acts, the Apostle Paul is speaking before the men of Israel, and he tells […]