What Is The Sin Of Gluttony?

by Jack Wellman
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Gluttony is a sin mentioned in the Bible, so what is gluttony? Does it relate only to food and drink? What is Gluttony? I don’t believe we have a good idea of what the word gluttony means as far as the world is concerned. We can envision a huge 300 pound man gorging himself on […]

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What is a Deacon? A Bible Study

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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Many churches have deacons that serve faithfully as a part of the ministry. In some churches they assist the pastor or elders in a variety of ways. In others, nothing happens in the church unless the deacons have met about it, discussed it, voted on it, approved it, then told everyone, including the Pastor or […]

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Can Demons Possess Inanimate Or Non-Living Objects?

by Jack Wellman
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Is it possible for Satan or demons to possess inanimate objects like chairs, houses and other non-living objects? Fallen Angels Who or what are demons? Demons are angels that fell from grace by choosing to follow Lucifer’s rebellion against God. In wanting to become like God, or really, to be in place of God, Lucifer […]

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Why Did God Tell Moses He Would Kill Him?

by Jack Wellman
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The Bible seems to indicate God threatened to kill Moses, but why? Moses the Murderer When Israel began to grow so large in population that Pharaoh began to wonder if they would overthrow Egypt during a war, Pharaoh ordered that all male babies be killed (Ex 1:9-17). Most of the Egyptian midwives refused to obey […]

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Is There Evidence The Walls Of Jericho Came Tumbling Down?

by Jack Wellman
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Is there actual physical evidence that the walls of Jericho came crashing down? Old Testament Account Joshua had taken Israel across the Jordan and into the Promised Land, but next he was to rid the nations who were living there, primarily because of their pagan religions and rituals, some of which could infect the Israelites […]

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What Does It Mean to Work Out Your Own Salvation?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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When considering God’s gift of salvation, He made it clear in Scripture that salvation is not something that you can earn or work to attain (Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5). Yet, many people will point to certain verses in the Bible and use them to suggest that works are part of salvation. One such verse is […]

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Did Christians Participate In The Salem Witch Trials?

by Jack Wellman
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Is it true that Christians burned people at the stake, like those who were thought to be witches? Mediums and Witches The Bible does mention witchcraft and it often associated with divination, mediums, and spiritists, and where the Bible does speak about it, it is not good. The word used for “witchcraft” is the Hebrew […]

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Ephesians 2:8-9 Commentary

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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When you look at two very popular verses in the Bible through the lens of history, understanding their meaning has had great impact on modern Christianity. The verses, Ephesian 2:8-9, are a simple, but profound statement about the gift of God that He has given to humanity. However, there are some that suggest that what […]

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How Should Christians Deal With Depression?

by Jack Wellman
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How should Christians deal with depression in their own lives or in the lives of others? Fallen Creatures Depression is not just a problem for those who are not saved, but in fact, Christians suffer from depression too. In 2015, an estimated 16.1 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States had at […]

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Does Free Speech Protect Street Preachers In Preaching The Gospel?

by Jack Wellman
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Does having freedom of speech mean that street preachers are protected while preaching the gospel? Freedom of Speech What is freedom of speech? Is it the freedom to say anything? No, because if you say certain things in public you can be arrested and especially if you make threats about dignitaries or public officials, including […]

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