This is a collection of more advanced topics.
Hopefully you will find something here to challenge your thinking.
Hopefully you’ll agree with what I am saying.
What did Jesus mean by the Great Commission and what is my role in that?
What are the rules for Christian living?
Is there a Biblical method of Discipleship?
Jesus gave us one commandment. Is this supposed to be our main tool for evangelism?
A summary and some of my own insight into the five love languages described by Gary Chapman in his book “Five Love Languages”
What is God’s will for my life?
What is the Biblical model for church government and leadership?
Four questions we can ask to help us make wise decisions about our activities when the Bible seems silent.
How much of my money do I have to give to God?
We always seem to focus on what we can do for God, but God doesn’t care what you do, God cares what you be.
Fasting is not compulsory for Christians, but we should be surprised to find a Christian who doesn’t fast. Fasting for the right reasons can change your life.
Does the Bible give us an actual date for the creation of the world?
This is a rough timeline of some Biblical events. It’s not complete, and it’s a work in progress, but it might be helpful.
Giving isn’t about money. God has something else in mind when he asks you to give. Living isn’t about money either. But you’re going to have to make a choice.
We’re not all evangelists, and we’re not supposed to be either.
What can we do to earn more of God’s love? Or what if I have done something to make him love me less?
When you do good for God, how much does he owe you and how do you collect it?
Regardless of how some teachers translate Ephesians 2:10 it does not say that we are God’s poem.
Has the church taken over the title of “God’s People” since Israel rejected Jesus as their Messiah?
How much should we charge for ministry? Preaching, music, books, healing?
What does the Bible say about the role of men and women in family and church?
What was the sermon on the mount really about and who can live up to such a high standard?
Some of the gospels are not written in chronological order, especially Luke. So what order did everything happen and which events are told in more than one gospel.
What does the Bible say about how things are going to end? Does it say when it will happen? Or if there will ever be a third world war?
What are all these things people talk about: rapture, tribulation, the mark of the beast, 666? And if there is going to be a time of judgement on the Earth how does that affect the church?
Why was Peter upset when Jesus asked him three times if he loved him?
Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived. How do you measure up?
The King James Version has thees and thous... But modern English doesn’t use these words any more. Unfortunately that has robbed us of some great Bible verses.
Ever wonder when you’re going to die? Would you be surprised that you’re already dead? And you have been for a long time?
It seems obvious that something new replaces the old one which was there before. But somehow, when it comes to the coventants between God and mankind we don’t get it.
Check out this verse from John which says that God’s love for you is conditional. Or is it?
In English the singular and plural for “you” are the same. In Greek they are different. How does this affect how we read the Bible and possibly even what it really means?
There is increasing acceptance in the Western world of homosexuality. There is even a push for governments to allow gay marriage. What does the Bible really say about this, and how should we respond?
Yahweh and Yeshua are the names of God and of his son. Yet we never use them. Why not?
Breaking vows was serious stuff in the Old Testament. How about now? Is it OK now?
So who can be a leader in the church? And who decides that?