How does God dwell with people?
“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory” (John 1:14) For a fuller understanding of God dwelling with people, we have to explain Jesus’ relationship to the Garden of Eden, the tabernacle and the temple. Therefore, we must first turn to the book of Genesis. When God created […]
What does it mean that God is sovereign?
“In [Christ] we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will” (Ephesians 1:11). God is supreme, the owner and almighty ruler of all things. His creation is at His complete disposal. He is not obligated to anyone and has […]
Why is God sometimes silent in our lives?
God has given us ways to communicate with him and hear from him. He has given us his Word, the Bible, in which He reveals his will for our lives. By reading, studying and meditating on the Word, we can discern God’s will (2 Timothy 3:15-16). God has also given us prayer (Matthew 6:9-13). When […]
Does God hate the poor?
“For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.” (Deuteronomy 15:11). The poor are people with few or no possessions or money. Recent statistics show that about 12% of the […]
If God is in control, why does He allow evil things to happen on earth?
Before answering this question, we must establish one thing: God is good. 1 Chronicles 16:34, “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever!” is echoed in various Psalms (Psalm 107:1; 118:1; 118:29; 136:1) and emphasized in Psalms 119:68; 100:5; 145:8-9. 1 John 1:5 tells us why God […]
Can you know God?
God is almighty, above all things. He created everything Colossians 1:16-17 says “For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible,… all things were created by Him, and for Him”. So we see, not only did He create us, but He wants us to know […]