BIBLICAL BRIEFS 3 There are certain perceptions about cremation that people deem to be Biblical, but which are certainly not, for example,
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 5 The term ‘to be saved’ means accepting salvation through the blood of Jesus Christ. This is available to all
Does Rom.11: 26 – “and so all Israel will be saved” – mean that ALL Jews will be saved because they are the chosen people of God?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 6 In chapters 4 and 5 of his book Shadows of Things to Come, Rick Joyner positions much of what
In Mark. 16:17-18, Jesus promised his followers: “And these signs will accompany those who believe – they shall lay hands upon the sick, and they shall be healed.” Why does this happen so seldom, even if one prays for healing?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 7 With the fall of man in paradise his spirit man became dormant/died (Gen. 3:3). Therefore, as by one man
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 8 The Bible states in Luke 22:44 that the sweat of Jesus became like drops of blood. Hematidrosis is a
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 9 The baptism of babies is a Roman Catholic consuetude, later taken up by Protestantism. This is inspired by the
BYBLICAL BRIEFS 10 The dedication of babies is a practice excercised in the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement by which babies are dedicated
What is spiritual warfare? What does it entail and what does the role of ‘spiritual warriors’ imply?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 11 ‘Spiritual warfare’ is a concept mainly executed in Pentecostal and Charismatic churches involving various activities by believers in taking
Does the Bible pronounce clearly whether a husband/wife is obliged to have sexual intimacy with one another?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 15 1 Cor. 7 provides by and large advice on marriage, including, amongst other things, sexual etiquette. In this chapter,
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 16 Some translations, such as the Bible in Basic English and The Message, handle this verse from a Calvinistic viewpoint as
Is the statement in 1 Cor. 7:11, “but if she does leave, she must remain unmarried” still applicable today? And is it true, that God actually hates divorce?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 17 There are total diverse views regarding divorce and remarriage in Christian circles. However, two important factors should be taken
What is the unforgivable sin against the Holy Spirit, and how can I be sure I have not committed it unknowingly?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 18 The concept ‘sin against the Holy Spirit’ does not appear in the Bible. There is certainly a reference to
Many people believe that the earth is flat and is standing on pillars, and they claim it to be a Biblical perspective. Is it true?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 19 Many people are of the opinion that the Bible should be read with a far more modern and contemporary
A Spirit-filled person laid hands on me after my baptism with water and I was subsequently baptized with the Holy Spirit. But I did not immediately start speaking in tongues, nor even after that. Does this mean I’m not filled with the Holy Spirit?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 20 Baptism with the Holy Spirit enables the believer to function in the gifts of the Spirit. Yet many misunderstandings,
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 21 It is universally agreed that the cross as a symbol originated from the Egyptian ankh (☥), a representation in
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 23 The third gift, the gift of faith, is often misunderstood. It has nothing to do with the foundation of
I’m constantly receiving disturbing WhatsApps and messages regarding the rapture, the end-time signs, the microchip, all the terrible things that are happening of late. I feel so confused and fearful. Is all of this true?
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 24 If you as a believer does not have enlightened eyes of the mind (Eph. 1:18), you will – like
What does it mean to “bewitch” people? (Gal. 3:1) It seems as if Paul is of the opinion that it could happen to believers!
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 26 Paul is rather disheartened with the unwise believers who allow themselves to be easily side-tracked by being fascinated by
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 27 Many proponents of the creation theory believe that God created the earth in just six days, each consisting of
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 28 In the law of Moses, the observance of the Sabbath was proclaimed as a law to the Israelites (Ex.
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 29 All verses in the entire Bible must always be understood in context with the rest of Scripture. If we
BIBLICAL BRIEFS 30 No! Only theological bogey-men are able to scare the babes/immature in faith! Recently it was once again affirmed that