January 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Got Questions: Is prayer a waste of time?

Question: "Why pray? What is the point of prayer when God knows the future and is already in control of everything. If we cannot change God's mind, why should we pray?"



Answer: 
For the Christian, praying is like breathing. It is easier to do it than to not do it. We pray for a variety of reasons. For one thing, prayer is a form of serving God (Luke 2:36-38) and obeying Him. We… Continue

Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:34pm — 1 Comment

Got Questions: What Is the meaning of my life?

Question: "What is the meaning of life?"



Answer: 
What is the meaning of life? How can purpose, fulfillment, and satisfaction in life be found? How can something of lasting significance be achieved? So many people have never stopped to consider these important questions. They look back years later and wonder why their relationships have fallen apart and why they feel so empty, even though they may have achieved what they set out to accomplish. An athlete who had…

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Got Questions: What are the steps to my salvation? What do I have to do to be saved?

Question: "What are the steps to salvation?"



Answer: 
Many people are looking for “steps to salvation.” People like the idea of an instruction manual with five steps that, if followed, will result in salvation. An example of this is Islam with its Five Pillars. According to Islam, if the Five Pillars are obeyed, salvation will be granted. Because the idea of a step-by-step process to salvation is…

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Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Got Questions: Is there any historical evidence of Jesus Christ?

Question: "Did Jesus really exist? Is there any historical evidence of Jesus Christ?"



Answer: 
Typically, when this question is asked, the person asking qualifies the question with “outside of the Bible.” We do not grant this idea that the Bible cannot be considered a source of evidence for the existence of Jesus. The New Testament contains hundreds of references to Jesus Christ. There are those who date the writing of the Gospels to the second century A.D., more…

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Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Got Questions: Is God real?

Question: "Is God real? How can I know for sure that God is real?"



Answer: 
We know that God is real because He has revealed Himself to us in three ways: in creation, in His Word, and in His Son, Jesus Christ.



The most basic proof of God’s existence is simply what He has made. “For since the creation of the world God's invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are… Continue

Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Got Questions: Does God really exist? Show me the evidence, please.

Question: "Does God exist? Is there evidence for the existence of God?"



Answer: 
The existence of God cannot be proved or disproved. The Bible says that we must accept by faith the fact that God exists: “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him” (Hebrews…

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Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:15pm — No Comments

Got Questions: Question: What is the importance of Christian baptism?

Question: "What is the importance of Christian baptism?"



Answer: 
Christian baptism is, according to the Bible, an outward testimony of what has occurred inwardly in a believer’s life. Christian baptism illustrates a believer’s identification with Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection. The Bible declares, “Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with Him through baptism into death…

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Got Questions: What happens after death?

Question: "What happens after death?"



Answer: 
Within the Christian faith, there is a significant amount of confusion regarding what happens after death. Some hold that after death, everyone “sleeps” until the final judgment, after which everyone will be sent to heaven or hell. Others believe that at the moment of death, people are instantly judged and sent to their eternal destinations. Still others claim that when people die, their souls/spirits are sent to a…

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Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:09pm — No Comments

Got Questions: What does the Bible say about suicide?

Question: "What is the Christian view of suicide? What does the Bible say about suicide?"



Answer: 
The Bible mentions six specific people who committed suicide: Abimelech (Judges 9:54), Saul (1 Samuel 31:4), Saul's armor-bearer (…

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Added by Keep The Faith on January 18, 2011 at 7:07pm — 3 Comments

Got Questions: Is it right for a Christian to date or marry a non-Christian?

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For a Christian, dating a non-Christian is unwise, and marrying one is not an option.Second Corinthians 6:14 (KJV) tells us not to be “unequally yoked” with an unbeliever. The imagery is of two incompatible oxen sharing the same yoke. Instead of working together to pull the load, they would be working against each other. While this passage…

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