Salvation

Who has the authority to baptize someone?

Question I've been reading your article on how baptism is necessary and you've convinced me. Now though I need to know who has the authority to baptize me? Does the baptism count if the wrong person does it? Can I do it myself? Can you please back up your responses...

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Can anyone choose to repent and obey the gospel?

Question You say that we must have enough faith to repent and to follow Jesus. This, I think, is very right. My problem is: How can a man have the repentance and the faith it needs to turn to Jesus? In the Bible it is written (this is a little adapted because I'm...

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Can a murderer be forgiven by God?

Question I know someone that is serving time for murder of a man, with the intent of robbing this man. She says that her pastor has told her that God has forgiven her for this. Yet does it not state in Gal. 5.21 that murders will not inherit the Kingdom of God? I...

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Doubts about God forgiving us

Question I am looking for words of forgiveness and encouragement from God. I have a son in a drug rehab center that has turned his life over to the Lord. But is having doubts about God being able to forgive him. He believes that he is not worthy of God's forgiveness. ...

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Why did God create us?

Question Why did God create us? What is our purpose on earth?  Answer This is one of the greatest questions that human beings can ask, "What is our purpose?" To live a purposeless life is to live a life of misery and disappointment. Unlike animals, man searches to...

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