Types of Questions We Don’t Need to Answer

Question Mark

When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, the foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest” (Proverbs 29:9).

It is easy for discussions on controversial issues – either in person or online – to quickly become contentious. This is especially true right now regarding political discussions, but it is also true when it comes to topics that are religious in nature. Contentious discussions can consume our time and mental energy if we allow them to do so.

Questions are often used to draw us into discussions. Some questions are good. Peter said that we must be “ready to make a defense to everyone who asks [us] to give an account for the hope that is in [us]” (1 Peter 3:15). However, some questions do not need to be answered. It is important that we know which questions would fall into this category. The Bible shows us what types of questions we do not need to answer.Continue Reading

Trust in the Lord, Not in Princes

Psalm 118:8-9

“It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man. It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes” (Psalm 118:8-9). People often have a tendency to put their trust in man. They trust that their civil leaders will always protect them, trust that their preacher […]

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Understanding Romans 14

Argument

Romans 14 teaches the need to accept and not judge those with whom we differ on matters of opinion. Some have tried to expand the scope of this chapter to include matters of faith. However, we are not to tolerate departures from the faith (cf. Jude 3; Galatians 1:6-9; 2:3-5). Yet on matters of opinion, […]

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NEW: Plain Bible Teaching Sermons

Plain Bible Teaching Sermons

I am happy to announce a new feature here on the website – Plain Bible Teaching Sermons.

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Top 5 Articles on Plain Bible Teaching in 2017

Top 5 Articles in 2017

Here we are at the end of another year. As I have done the past few years, I wanted to highlight the most-read articles on the site for this year. It is always interesting to me to see what makes the list. So here are the “top 5” posts based on the number of page […]

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Plain Bible Teaching Podcast (Season 8)

This week we wrapped up Season 8 of the Plain Bible Teaching Podcast. The theme of this season was the Scriptures. You can listen to the audio from all of the episodes on this page. You can also click on the link for each episode to see the show notes and download the audio files if you’d like.

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“I AM”

Jesus and the Pharisees

When God appeared to Moses and called him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses asked the Lord for His name so he could identify Him when he went to the people. God responded, “I AM WHO I AM…Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you’” […]

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