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Category Archive: Bible study

Jul 03 2012

Talent vs Gifts of the Holy Spirit

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Many of us may confuse or use interchangeably “talent” with “gifts of the Holy Spirit.” They are not the same. Talent is “a special natural ability or aptitude.” 1 If we take a close look at ourselves, we will discover an area that we are stronger in than other areas. Some people seem to have …

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Jun 25 2012

Is Our Salvation Secure?

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In order to answer this question, we need to understand the issue of who does the saving and why.  If man is even partly responsible for the work in obtaining his own salvation, then salvation can be lost.  However, if God is wholly responsible for the work in securing our salvation, it cannot be lost. …

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May 22 2012

If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off

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A number of years ago, I was reading an article about a Christian who was having trouble overcoming a sexual sin.  He was found profusely bleeding as he tried to hack off his sexual organ. Fortunately, he was found in time to be saved from bleeding to death. He apparently took  Matthew 5:29-30 literally which …

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Nov 28 2011

Healing Ministries

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A couple of years ago, I read a question that someone asked a Christian site.  She asked “Why don’t y’all believe in healing ministries?”  For some reason, this question stuck with.  I would like to answer that question here on this blog. The scripture that most healing ministries refer to as their authority for their …

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