NYC Bible Teacher

Salt is Good;  But…

  Salt is Good;  But… Jesus said:  “Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its flavor, how shall it be seasoned?”  This was a concluding statement in a discussion of what it means to be a disciple.  Actually, Jesus emphasizes who cannot be His disciple.  Being a follower of Jesus means a change of life and character.  … Read moreSalt is Good;  But…

Does it matter what churches do and teach?

  Does it matter what churches do and teach? Religious separation and division, even within “Christianity” flourishes.  People are encouraged to choose a church that suits their preference.  What we are learning from all of this:  Acceptance of all this variety is teaching us that what the church does and teaches does not matter.  Is … Read moreDoes it matter what churches do and teach?

What I am capable of when I become a new man in Christ?

  What I am capable of when I become a new man in Christ? Colossians 3 teaches people to seek things that are above and not the things that are on the earth.  We need to put off anger, wrath, malice, and blasphemy.  Putting on the new man means putting on tender mercies, kindness, humility, … Read moreWhat I am capable of when I become a new man in Christ?

Who do YOU think is going to heaven?

  Who do YOU think is going to heaven? I have been asked this question several times.  I am not in a position to answer it but I know who can. Jesus can answer the question.  Jesus answers the question for us in clear, simple words.  I will share them with you:  “Not everyone who says … Read moreWho do YOU think is going to heaven?

Once a Person is Saved, Can He be Lost?

  Once a Person is Saved, Can He be Lost? Regardless of how I feel about this question, I must let the word of God answer it. There are many passages to choose from which address the question. I will direct your attention to one of them: Hebrews 6:1-12. Please read the entire paragraph. In fact, the whole … Read moreOnce a Person is Saved, Can He be Lost?

God Requires According to Your Ability

  God Requires According to Your Ability We look at others and wonder how we could ever meet God’s expectations.  We think we could never do/be like them. That fear can be paralyzing and cause us to be lost! Read the parable in Matthew 25:14-30. Jesus presents a parable on responsibility to the Lord.  Three men of … Read moreGod Requires According to Your Ability

Speaking in Tongues – What does that Mean?

  Speaking in Tongues – What does that Mean? The first example of “speaking in tongues” in the Bible is in Acts 2.  When the Holy Spirit filled the apostles, “they began to speak with other tongues” (v.4).  The word “tongue” refers to a language.  Other tongues are other languages – languages other than their own language.  Specifically, the … Read moreSpeaking in Tongues – What does that Mean?

Do you want to study the Bible but don’t know who to trust? 

  Do you want to study the Bible but don’t know who to trust?  The Bible is so full of warnings about false teaching and the misuse of scripture that uninformed people may not know who to trust or where to start when seeking better knowledge of the Bible.  Your security is in the Bible … Read moreDo you want to study the Bible but don’t know who to trust? 

What are Your Reasons for Faith? 

  What are Your Reasons for Faith? Why do you believe what you believe?  We can see from scripture that God does not expect people to believe without good reasons. Jesus said:  “If I bear witness of Myself, My witness is not true.”  Jesus did not mean that He was lying.  He was saying that it is … Read moreWhat are Your Reasons for Faith?