“How can Jesus and the Bible both be the Word of God?”……The phrase “word of God” appears often in the Bible and can have a slightly different meaning depending on context and the Hebrew or Greek word used. John 1:1 says, “In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was with God and the […]

“Does John 3:13 mean that no one went to Heaven before Jesus?”……Answer: John 3:13 says, “And no one has ascended up to Heaven except He who came down from Heaven, the Son of Man who is in Heaven.” This verse is somewhat difficult to interpret and is often misunderstood. It is also frequently used by […]

“Did God die? If Jesus was God, and Jesus died on the cross, does that mean God died?”……Did God die when Jesus died on the cross? The answer depends on how we understand the meaning of the word “die.” To die does not mean an end of existence. Death is separation. Death is when the […]

Did Jesus ever laugh? What do the Scriptures tell us about his character and sense of humour?   I’ve heard some people answer this question in the negative by saying that laughter is always a sign of frivolity and a thinly veiled attempt to make light of things that are sober. They say life is […]

Was Christ capable of sinning? …Did Jesus have the ability to sin? The problem hidden in that question is that if Jesus did have the ability to sin, does that mean he had original sin and participated in a fallen nature? If that were the case, he wouldn’t even be qualified to save himself, let […]

How did the things Jesus said and did when He was alone get recorded in the Gospels? …There are a number of times in the Gospels when Jesus’ words are quoted or His actions are described during times that He was alone. For example, when Jesus was in the desert for forty days (Matthew 4) […]

“Could Jesus have sinned? If He was not capable of sinning, how could He truly be able to ‘sympathize with our weaknesses’ (Hebrews 4:15)? If He could not sin, what was the point of the temptation?”……There are two sides to this interesting question. It is important to remember that this is not a question of […]