Is it better to be joyful or filled with sorrow? How do we reconcile these two verses?
Is wealth a sign of sin and wickedness or a sign of righteousness? Does the Bible claim that it is both?
In 1 Corinthians 15 is Paul teaching a spiritual, non-physical Resurrection? If so, does that mean the Gospel accounts are products or later, legendary embellishment?
The right way to evangelize is a rightly oft-discussed topic but, in hopes of finding the right answer, we’ve made more than a few grievous mistakes along the way. One of the more alarming misunderstandings derives from Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 9:19. Is Paul giving us a licence to compromise in order to save the lost?
If you’re familiar with popular Christianity you’ve probably heard the term “lukewarm” used once or twice. But what does the term mean and can it apply to more than bad behaviour?
In the Gospel of John Jesus tells His disciples that they will go on to perform works even greater than His. Is Jesus telling His followers that they will perform miracles that will surpass His own?
Critics of the Christian faith have noted that, in a number of passages, the Bible encourages blind faith and anti-intellectualism. Are the critics interpreting the Bible rightfully or have they merely jumped the gun?
It’s an oft-repeated myth among a handful of fundamentalists. Was Satan the composer and orchestrator of music and worship in heaven?
In Mark 10:18, Jesus tells a young man that there is no one good but God the Father. Does this imply that Jesus did not think of Himself as divine?
Do modern translations of the Bible change verses so dramatically that they end up with a meaning that is in direct opposition to the King James Version?
Are modern translations of the Bible trying to erase the existence of God from the Old Testament?
In part four of my look into the Bible translation debate, I examine a couple of places where modern translations have changed the word(s) of a verse or passage. Do they change the meaning or are they offering some much-needed clarity? We’ll begin by looking at a troubling verse in Isaiah.
What does Paul mean when he speaks of God distributing a measure of faith to those in the body of Christ? Is faith a thing that can be measured and bottled up?
Does Isaiah tell us that God is the one who creates evil? Yes and that is a great thing.
One of the most beloved Scriptures in the Bible is Philippians 4:13 wherein Paul encourages His readers that all things are possible through Christ who strengthens him. But are we reading the verse the way Paul intended it to be read?