Yes. The Bible says that the spiritual gift of tongues (or languages) will cease. What is not so clear from the Scriptures is when this particular gift did or will stop.
Many Christians... Read More
Yes, it certainly can. Often, verbal or other types of non-physical abuse are not considered abuse. However, consider this brief definition: Domestic or intimate partner violence/abuse is a pattern... Read More
The Scriptures only mention the miraculous gift of tongues-speaking in a handful of places — six, to be exact. But from these six passages, three in the book of Acts and three in the book of 1... Read More
The New Testament is the best-documented literary work from ancient times. Over 5,000 partial or complete manuscripts have survived. We now have partial texts that date back to the beginning of the... Read More
The Bible neither advocates nor condemns the use of birth control because it was written long before modern methods of contraception were developed. Consequently, the Bible’s silence cannot be... Read More
While there are no simple fixes, there are several things parents can do to help their kids deal with abusive relationships. These ideas might help.
Take the time to talk with your teenager... Read More
Of course it is! Physical sickness was not a part of God’s original creation. It’s only natural that we call out to our Creator to make us well.
The gospel accounts share numerous... Read More
Not only do Christians seem fake to the outside world, they can also seem fake to other Christians, too.
The reason for fakery in the lives of those who claim to follow Jesus often comes... Read More
The slavery tolerated by the Scriptures must be understood in its historical context and should not be equated with type of slavery seen in the pre-Civil War American south or in the sex-trade slavery... Read More
It’s true that bad choices can make us poor. But in a world damaged by everyone’s
sin, there are all kinds of reasons for poverty. To view it as a sign of specific sin in our lives... Read More