Q. When we have company over I always want to “share the gospel”. How does one go about sharing it without sounding like a sales person, without sounding pushy, or gushy or lovey dovey, and without making them feel guilty? I try and get a “I thank God and believe in Jesus” every chance I get but I feel compelled to want and say more. Is it the flesh “wanting” to do more or is it the Holy Spirit prompting me to say and do more? Typically, when I try to do more, I end up stickin’ the old foot in the mouth.
Q. In the natural order of things, “birth pangs” have a foregone conclusion — progression to true labor, resulting in the birth of a child. Given that the “pangs” appear to be increasing in frequency and intensity worldwide, what event or events, according to Scripture, will signify that the “pangs” are over, and labor has begun in earnest?
Q. What is a worker of iniquity according to the Lord and how do we avoid being numbered among them? I am a Christian who has put his faith and trust on the Lord for eternal life but Matthew 7 still scares me a bit
Q. Today I read the article about the 200-Year-Old “Messiah Clock”. Do you have any laymen’s explanation about this old Jewish clock. What does the sentence “the year 6000 will occur in 2239 of the Gregorian calendar, indicating that the Messiah must arrive before then”, mean in today’s terms? Am I correct in assuming, that “last redemption’” has nothing to do with the rapture, which can be expected anytime? The article says, that we might be “surprised”. Surprised, in what sense? That we as pre-trib believers are correct, that Jesus CAN come any moment?
Q. I have followed your website and ministry for nearly 8 years now and have been encouraged and blessed by your teaching. I would greatly appreciate your thoughts on the resistance of many pastors toward teaching Bible prophecy. Specifically, your advice on how to approach speaking with those in Church authority about the importance of Bible prophecy teaching. How can we talk about this without offending or causing division? Also, what are your thoughts on the importance of choosing a church that teaches Bible prophecy?
Q. I read an article that claims America is the Bibilical “Mystery Babylon” which will be destroyed by a Russian nuclear bomb exploded by 1/1/2016 at 20 mile over the middle of America causing a great electromagnetic field that will turn us into darkness. Also, President Obama is the king of the South and Putin is the king of the North. Putin will invade America with his allies. Do you think that there is any Scripture to support these alarming predictions?
Q. Can born-again Christians believers have demons?
Q. Only since 1948 has Israel been in control of the coast lands & Ashkelon that were once ancient Philistine. Zeph 2.6-7 is finally being fully fulfilled in modern times.
Both you & Dr Fruchtenbaum have stated that Zeph 2:9 points to a time that is yet future when Israel will possess Moab & Ammon.
Zeph 2:11 talks about a future time when the Lord will famish all the world’s gods and all the nations of the world bow down to the Lord. This verse parallels quite nicely with the Ps 83:16-18 verses which will be fulfilled in the future .
These verses have been partially fulfilled in the past, therefore they must be fully fulfilled in the future.
Do you feel that Zeph 2:11 is talking about the final fulfillment of the judgments that Asaph prayed for in Psalm 83?
Q. I know we must forgive those who hurt or offend us. I have heard preachers say that if you don’t love them from your heart you have not forgiven that person. Is not forgiveness what we do because we have been forgiven and we are told to forgive others. Can someone forgive as an act of their will and yet not like the person they’ve forgiven? Paul said, “As far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men.” Could not being around that person on a regular basis be the best way to be at peace with them?
Q. Will The Lord refuse to save us and forgive us until we forgive everyone that has ever sinned against us? Before we ask for salvation, do we have to forgive everyone that has wronged us first before we can receive eternal life?