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Should women keep quiet in church?

In 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 the Apostle Paul addresses a particular problem in the Corinthian church. He cannot mean that women should always be silent in church as he has already mentioned women praying and prophesying in 1 Corinthians 11:5.

What does the Bible say about polygamy?

God's plan for marriage

Before exploring the question of polygamy (being married to more than one person at the same time), it is important to understand God’s intention for marriage.

The biblical pattern for marriage is that it is between one man and one woman. In Matthew 19, Jesus quotes from Genesis Chapters 1-2 to see God’s intentions for marriage:

How do I overcome sin?

The simple answer is that there is nothing that you can do in your own strength, because in our natural state we are people who are full of sin, who are easily attracted to sin and who are comfortabl

How can I be born again?

The term 'Born again' is a biblical expression which is used three times in the New Testament. It occurs twice in John chapter 3, where Jesus is speaking with Nicodemus.

What is true Repentance?

Repentance in the Bible involves the following:

When do Christians become perfect?

The Bible teaches us that we are credited with Jesus righteousness, and are made perfect before God, when we believe in Jesus and become Christians (Romans 3:21-24, 2 Corinthians 5:21). However, the honest Christian knows that their daily behaviour (thoughts, words and deeds) is not yet perfect! So, when do Christians become perfect?

How can I overcome masturbation?

The first thing that you need to understand is that Masturbation is an addictive habit. It is important that you accept this before you do anything else.

Can I be saved by the things that I do?

The Bible is very clear that we are saved through “faith” or “belief” in Jesus Christ alone.

I cannot sleep at night. What can I do?

In Psalm 4:8 David writes I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone O Lord, make me dwell in safety. King David was able to sleep peacefully because he knew that he could trust God to help him to live in safety.

When we are not able to sleep through the night, it is often because we are not trusting God with our worries and anxieties. Perhaps we have given them to Him, but we have not let go of them ourselves?