At Creation, God said to Adam and Eve, “see, I have given you every herb that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food” (Genesis 1:29). At the beginning of time man was to eat of the products of both … Continue reading When did God First Allow Man to Eat Meat?
By Tim Warner Copyright © Pristine Faith Restoration Society The concept of sola scriptura (Scripture alone) is held by the majority of non-Catholic Christian denominations. At PFRS, we also believe that the Bible (66 books) is the only infallible source of truth. However, the basis for our belief and the means of proving it are quite … Continue reading Sola Scriptura?
In the bible the words sickness and disease are sometimes translated either one or the other based upon context. However, in the English translation they could have used either and in some cases in one translation it is sickness and the other disease. Ultimately sickness or disease is not good and God does not want … Continue reading Sickness versus Disease in the Bible
Step 1: Observation—What does the passage say? Step 2: Interpretation—What does the passage mean? Step 3: Application—What am I going to do about what the passage says and means? There is more to studying and reading the bible but the below steps are foundational. The following will become second nature after practicing for a while … Continue reading How to Study the Bible in 3 Steps
1. Take everything in the Bible literally unless this could not possibly be the meaning. When the language is used in a figurative sense get the literal truth conveyed by it. 2. Give the same literal meanings to words, and apply to the Bible the same rules of grammar, figures of speech, types, symbols, allegories, … Continue reading 17 Pointers on How to Better Understand and Study the Bible
Let us dive right into the Scripture to solidify the Biblical proof that a baby is still a baby, whether born or unborn. Go with me to Luke 1:41-44. "When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. In a loud voice she exclaimed: 'Blessed … Continue reading Biblical Proof for a pregnancy being a Baby
There is much controversy today as regards the genuineness of this Pentecostal work, but there is nothing so convincing as the fact that over fifteen years ago a revival on lines began and has never ceased. You will find that in every time throughout the world God has poured out His Spirit in a remarkable … Continue reading Evidence for the Baptism of The Holy Spirit – Smith Wigglesworth
The problem here is a western mindset trying to understand and take apart something that was never meant to be separated. Baptisms were always done as part of a conversion in the bible. For example, when Philip preaches to the Ethiopian eunuch what is his response to the gospel? "Here is some water. What would … Continue reading Is Baptism Part of Salvation?
The Sinner's Prayer as a Substitute for Biblical Baptism For the first fifteen hundred years of Christianity, baptism was viewed by Christians as the mechanism for receiving Christ and the remission of sins. It was the entrance into a covenant relationship with God through Christ. Baptism placed the repentant believer in contact with the death, … Continue reading Is the Sinners Prayer in the Bible?
In Acts 18, Priscilla and Aquila are presented as faithful ministers for Christ. Did Priscilla and her husband teach the gospel of Jesus Christ to Apollos? Yes, in their home they “explained to him the way of God more adequately” (Acts 18:26). Does the Bible ever say that Priscilla pastored a church or taught publicly … Continue reading Should Women be Teachers of Men?