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Answers to Common Questions

Wondering about Christianity, God, or the afterlife? You’re not alone. Get answers to frequently asked questions about spiritual things.

God put us on this earth to know Him and to glorify Him, but that comes as a revelation to some people. They think they are on this earth to make their mark on society, or to find a career and make a living, or to have a family. Or, they believe they are here to find personal happiness. But the . . . Read more ›
We’ve all heard it stated in many ways. Why does He allow babies to be born with disabilities? Why does He permit wars to rage? Why does He seem to turn the other way when innocent people are being killed? What about all of those horrible injustices in our world? This hurricane. That epidemic. . . . Read more ›
This is a flawed premise since it implies that we are in a position to say what is good and what is not good about God. We ourselves do not know what good is naturally, for we are not basically good. How then can we judge God? Still, the question of evil persists, and we often hear the question . . . Read more ›
Are you saying that if a person does not believe in Jesus Christ, they are going to Hell? Jesus Christ Himself said, “I am the way, the truth and the life, and no one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6 NKJV). If humankind could have reached God any other way, Jesus would . . . Read more ›
“Don’t all roads lead to God?” people often ask. “If a person is sincere in his or her beliefs, won’t he or she get to Heaven?” If you allow that all beliefs are true, then by what standards do you live? All belief systems cannot be true, because they cancel each . . . Read more ›
God doesn’t send anyone to Hell. It was never His design to send people to Hell. It breaks the heart of God to see people, made in His image, make the deliberate choice to go to Hell. Hell was not made for people; it was made for the angelic being, Satan, who rebelled against God. In Matthew . . . Read more ›
This excuse is often offered by those who want to continue to live in darkness. They do not want to be brought into the light of Jesus Christ. Jesus does not say, “Follow the church,” or “Follow the people.” Jesus says, “Follow me” (Matthew 9:9; Mark 8:34; John . . . Read more ›
What did you try? Did you go to a church? Did you read the Bible? Did you ask Christ into your life? Did you trust in what Jesus claimed? Did you examine the claims of Christ? Most people know the Ten Commandments and the things that “thou shalt not” do. But the Bible also commands us to . . . Read more ›