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WHERE WAS ADAM WHEN EVE SPOKE TO THE SERPENT?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Question:  Was Adam with Eve when she spoke to the serpent (Genesis 3:6)?”  Great question. *The Bible indicates that Eve was the first to eat of the forbidden fruit, after she was deceived by the serpent. *Your question is in two parts: 1) Where was Adam when Eve was holding her conversation with the serpent?   and 2) Was […]

QUESTION: EXPLAIN THE WATER – I JOHN 5:6, 8

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Great question, one that may seem confusing at first. However, following the text and allowing it to help us solves the problem. The term “witness” is the theme of I John starting in Chapter one, verses 1- 3 and continues to our current text, I John 5:6-12. This passage deals with the witness or testimony […]

THE BIBLE DECLARES THAT THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD, PT. 2

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THE BIBLE DECLARES THAT THE HOLY SPIRIT IS GOD, PART 2 – ACTS 5:3-4 Because of the great interest in the third person of the Trinity today, we have been studying what the Bible declares about the Holy Spirit.  In our previous study we looked at His nature and the fact that He is a […]

WHO OWNS THE TEMPLE MOUNT?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Jim’s Question:  Who owns the Temple Mount? A question came up in our Thursday meeting concerning who owns the temple mount.  This was a great question to which I could only give a partial answer because it would have required a lot more time than we had.  My own personal believe is that the Jews have […]

QUESTION, SHOULD WE WORSHIP ON THE SABBATH OR SUNDAY?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Alma’s Question:  Should we worship on the Sabbath or Sunday? This is a great question, one I hear quite frequently.  There might be some things that you have not heard in my reply, but we shall stick to what the Bible has to say vs. man’s traditions and opinions.  But in the end you must […]

QUESTION, WHAT IS “MAUNDY THURSDAY?”

by Rev. Tom Shelton

The answer to the question can be a little confusing because “Maundy Thursday” is also known in various parts of the world as “Holy Thursday,” “Covenant Thursday,” “Great and Holy Thursday,” “Thursday of Mysteries,” and “Sheer Thursday.” – (re Wikipedia) An easy definition would be Maundy Thursday is a Christian feast [for those who observe […]

QUESTION, WHAT IS LORDSHIP SALVATION?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Great question, but one you have to be careful with when answering it.  Sometimes we can end up violating Matthew 7:1 {wrongly judging} by looking at the externals.  God is the only one who can see into another person’s heart, He is the only one capable of judging someone’s motives and heart actions. Generally speaking, […]

QUESTION, WHAT IS LIFESTYLE EVANGELISM?

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Lifestyle evangelism is known by different names: Relationship Evangelism, Bridge Evangelism, Friendship Evangelism, etc.  Of course before one can become a good witness for Christ, they first must be saved themselves and carry out Paul’s direction “Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might” (Ephesians 6:10, NKJV).  But […]