Category Archives: Rose Q&a

Do I Need to Go to Church (If I’m a Christian)?

“Do I really need to go to church?” Whether you’re wondering this question or it’s your kids asking if God “makes us go to church,” you probably already know your salvation isn’t hinged on being inside First [your denomination] Church of [your town here] at 9AM on the dot every Sunday. What does the Bible Continue Reading

Who Were the Magi or the Three Wise Men?

Sometime later—how much later is unknown, but certainly not the night of Jesus’ birth or else Mary could have afforded to give a lamb as the offering for her purification—“Magi from the east” made their way to Bethlehem to offer due homage to Jesus (Mt 2:1–12). Herodotus, always content to codify a fantastic rumor, thought Continue Reading

The Forgiveness of Jesus DVD Bible Study: by Dr. Matt Williams

Dr. Matt Williams: Forgiveness of Jesus DVD Bible Study

Whom do you think would be the best fit for creating a Bible study curriculum? A pastor? A Sunday school teacher? A theologian? While any of these individuals could do an excellent job providing valuable lessons on the Scriptures, what if you could get your Bible study straight from the top New Testament professors in Continue Reading

“Should We Expect God to Heal?” & Other Common Questions on Prayers for Healing

Jesus’ miracles, including healing, didn’t guarantee the end of any of sin’s results for those who follow him. And so, in this age, we still must put up with storms, abuse from wicked people, death, and yes, disease: whether spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis, autism, or Alzheimers. So does God want us to pray Continue Reading

3 Reasons Jesus Needed to Be Baptized

3 reasons jesus was baptized

  Baptism is often described as an outward sign of an inward change. It is a public testimony that you believe in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. Your baptism powerfully proclaims what God has done, and is doing, in your life. In addition, as a follower of Jesus, you are publicly saying that Continue Reading

What Was Paul’s Thorn in the Flesh?

What Was Paul’s “Thorn in the Flesh?” The Apostle Paul endured great hardships to serve the Lord (2 Corinthians 11:23-29). Yet something tormented Paul and was an incredible burden for him. Paul referred to this burden as “a thorn in the flesh” (2 Corinthians 12:7). No one knows exactly what this “thorn” represented. Some suggest Continue Reading

How to Respond to False Teachings

Not too long ago we had a question in response to our post 3 Tips for Leading a Successful Bible Study. We thought we’d blog about it and share the question and our response here!: I’m wondering what you suggest when Bible study leaders teach things that are clearly against what Scripture teaches? The article Continue Reading

Trivia: What Does the Canaanite Woman Call Jesus?

Our Miracles of Jesus DVD-Based Study releases THIS MONTH so we wanted to celebrate with even MORE trivia! Let’s see how you guys do: What does the Canaanite woman call Jesus? A) Son of David B) Messiah C) Lamb of God D) Rabbi Do you know your Bible trivia? Find the answers at the bottom Continue Reading

Is It OK to Pray For a Parking Spot?

Most of us have done this. Maybe the kids are fighting in the backseat. Dinner needs to be started in an hour and you’re still thinking about the coffee stain on your shirt from this morning. Other cars are creeping through the lanes of the parking lot like hunters on safari, looking for an opening. Continue Reading

“My Pastor Was on the Ashley Madison List” — 10 Reasons Why Adultery Happens

Los Angeles, California—It is estimated that 400 church leaders, pastors, elders, and staff stepped down from ministry due to infidelity this past Sunday. Three weeks ago, a team of hackers unleashed an information dump of 30+ million names registered on Ashley Madison, a website facilitating extramarital affairs. Among the 30+ million names released were the Continue Reading

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