Young Believers Not Going Deep, Too Distracted
This generation of young believers has countless distractions that will rob them of time and keep them from going deeper with God.
Young Believers Need Courage to Stand Alone
What are your greatest fears for young believers in our generation? Young believers must be willing to stand alone for the truth and for Christ and not succumb to peer pressure.
Young Believer: Don’t Rush Into Ministry, Rush to Know God
If you go back in time to the first day of your ministry, and speak to yourself as a young believer, what would you tell him and most stress to him?
Will God Give Me Life?
True life is to know the Lord intimately, but sin interrupts this. One of the greatest griefs behind sin is how it affects the Christian's fellowship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Why Do I Keep Missing God’s Will?
Many times people set out on a course to glorify God and do His will. But they get frustrated when it doesn't go as they planned or it doesn't seem to prosper.
Why did the Lord put us on this Earth, to Send us to Hell?
Tim responds to someone who is wondering why we were put on earth... the person wonders why would God do this and just send us to Hell?
Why Are There So Many Hypocrites in the Church?
A common fault that non-Christians find with Christianity is that there are too many hypocrites in the church. What can be said about this? Is this a valid charge?
Who is Qualified to Baptize Believers?
Who is Qualified to Baptized Believers - Ask Pastor Tim
Who Actually Killed Jesus?
Who is responsible for the death of Jesus Christ? Was it the responsibility of the Jews, the Romans, us (our sins), or God the Father?
Where Does Sin Come From?
Carnal logic is ever so prevalent where men begin to talk about where sin came from.
When Should You Leave a Church? (Part 2)
When should Christians leave a church? Sadly many Christians are willing to leave sound, biblical churches just over preferences. What are the issues that are worth leaving for?
When Does a Believer Receive the Holy Spirit?
Does the Christian receive the Holy Spirit the moment they believe? If so, how should we understand the accounts in the book of Acts when believers apparently receive the Holy Spirit subsequent to their conversion?
What Will My Small Works Count For on Judgment Day?
This first question comes from Alexander. Here's what he says, "I've been reading Revelation, and while I'm saved, and I know what it is to be enraptured by God, I am fearful after reading Revelation 20:12...
What Songs Should The Church Be Singing?
Do the Scriptures explicitly command the church to sing from the book of Psalms and only the Psalms?
What Should a Christian Wife Do if Her Husband is Lost?
What should a Christian wife do if her husband is lost?
What Kind of Savior is Jesus?
Someone emailed in asking, "Why does God make it so hard for his people to make it into his kingdom? What kind of savior is Jesus anyways?"
What is Faith?
Bob Jennings defines what faith is. Hebrews 11:7 - By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
What is Experiential Christianity?
There is a subjective element to the Christian life. There are seasons when Christ will draw near to the believer in an experiential way. We ought to pray...
What is Biblical Repentance?
What do the scriptures say about Biblical Repentance? Many people are turning repentance into a work instead of turning to Christ and finding salvation.
What is “the flesh?”
Eddie says, "I was meditating on our struggle with the flesh." Is this you, Eddie? No? Different Eddie. "I was meditating on our struggle with the flesh, and came...
What Does It Mean to Walk by Faith?
What does it mean to walk by faith? We want to know what the Bible says about it. But we also want to see if the Bible describes what the opposite of what walking by faith is.
What Does It Mean to Seek Christ?
You seek Christ by calling upon Him and pleading with Him. When someone is seeking Christ, one question to ask is what...
What Does it Mean to Live in Habitual Sin?
What does it look like when someone is living in habitual sin? How is it different from someone who is a believer simply struggling against sin?
What Does it Mean to Deny Yourself and Take up Your Cross?
QUESTION: Hi pastor, i have a real concern about what Jesus said to his disciples, "he that is not willing to deny himself, take up his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple" I see so many Christians buying luxurious cars and living in mansions, treating themselves with every pleasure that this world can offer and it seems as if there is no conviction or even thought about what Jesus said to his disciples.Can you please clarify or explain what does it mean to deny yourself and take up your cross?and deny yourself what? What was Jesus talking about?
What Does it Mean to ‘be Saved, but only as Through Fire?’
If anyone's work is burned up, he will suffer loss, though he himself will be saved, but only as through fire.
What Does Discipline From the Lord Look Like?
Hebrews 12:7-8 - It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
What Do We Do About Heretical Movements?
How should we respond to movements that teach false doctrine? Should we stay up to date with the latest resources that explain and expose the movement?
What Do These Vague and Mysterious Terms Mean?
Tim responds to a question about what "Looking to Christ", "Being satisfied in Christ", and other terms mean.
What Christian Books to Read? No Perfect Author
We have to evaluate the books that we read and consider the author's viewpoint and whether or not it is consistent with the Scriptures. However, we must never get...
What Are Appropriate Acts of Worship?
What are proper bodily postures we should have when we are worshiping God? What expressions should we give in our worship? We need to be sure that our bodily postures...
Was Jesus Seen in the Old Testament?
Is it a stretch to say that every time God was visibly seen or manifested in the Old Testament that it was Jesus Christ specifically?
Was I Deceived by a False Profession?
What does God's Word have to say about people who start off very well in their Christian profession, but then they begin to decay and become entangled with sin?
Wait For My Boyfriend to Get Saved Again?
This Ask Pastor Tim deals with the question, "If I broke up with my boyfriend because he stopped being a Christian, is it OK to wait for him...
Two Types of Christians? Converts and Disciples?
Can a person be a Christian without being a disciple of Jesus Christ? If we teach that “disciple” and “Christian” are synonymous terms, then are we teaching a works salvation? Can a case be made in the Bible for a dis...
In this video response Bob Jennings gives a short testimonial about his daughter being saved when the Spirit of God moved at a HeartCry conference. Bob exhorts a lot on the issue of true repentance, which is an issue many people are struggling with. Bob Jennings is a Pastor at www.hwymchapel.org
Tim revisits ‘Should a Christian observe the Sabbath?’
Tim revisits the question: "Should a Christian Keep the Sabbath Today"
Thoughts About John Allen Chau’s Death
What are Christians to make of the recent controversy regarding the death of John Allen Chau? Should we look down on him as one guilty of foolish presumption...
There are Many Deceived Church Goers
Greatest mission field today is the church, or what's called the church.
The Unpardonable Sin – Blasphemy Against the Holy Spirit
What if I have committed to the unpardonable sin?
The Truth Sets You Free from Sexual Lust
If a believer who fights against sexual lust can but look and realize that resisting temptation here is but for a moment. Yet in a brief vapor...
The Subtle Danger of Idolizing Pastoral Ministry
As believers we can get our eyes off of Christ. One place this can subtly happen is in idolizing pastoral ministry.
The Problem is You Won’t Repent, Not That You Can’t Repent
Question: If you have someone who for months has been saying "I just feel dead," "No, I can't repent," Or, "I'm trying to repent," Do you...