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Christian Living Questions

This page is a listing of various questions on practical living, with links to the answers. Just click on the Question.

QUESTION 1:
In Matthew 5:29 it says, "And if thy right eye offend thee pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell." What does this mean?

QUESTION 2:

What is wrong with Christianity that the world seems to be turning away from it?

QUESTION 3:
In 1 Corinthians 8:11, It speaks about a brother perishing. Does this not teach that a saved person can be lost again?

QUESTION 4:
If you are holding a grudge against another Christian, should you talk to them about it, or just wait - hoping it will go away?

QUESTION 5:
Could you explain the following verse,"Casting all your care upon Him; for He careth for you"- 1 Peter 5:7?

QUESTION 6:
Is it right for a Christian to live in with a single man if they are not married?

QUESTION 7:
Should a saved person marry an unsaved person, and should God's Minister marry them?

QUESTION 8:
If communal living was practiced in the Bible (Acts 4:32) why isn't it for us today?

QUESTION 9:
Why does our celebration of Easter change from year to year. Is the resurrection of our Lord governed by the moon?

QUESTION 10:
I am bothered about 2 Corinthians 5:17, where it says, "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature; old things are passed away . . . " I find many old things have not passed away. Does this mean I am not saved?

QUESTION 11:
What biblical support is there for celebrating Christmas as Christ's birthday?

QUESTION 12:
What does it mean in Romans 12:2,"And be not conformed to this world . . .?" In what way are we not to be conformed?

QUESTION 13:
As a Christian what should I do to maintain spiritual growth?

QUESTION 14:
Is it right for Christians to go to church on Sunday and then go out to play ball or hockey after?

QUESTION 15:
Is it a sin for a Christian to smoke?

QUESTION 16:
I have one question, is it possible that a born-again Christian in this life, climb to the level that he does not sin anymore?

QUESTION 17:
What about New Year's resolutions, are they right?

QUESTION 18:
Should a person give a tenth of their income to the Lord?

QUESTION 19:
The Bible says, "Judge not that ye be not judged" Matthew 7:1. Why is there so much criticizing and judging by Christian?

QUESTION 20:
I have been told that a person that commits suicide cannot go to heaven. But, in the Bible Samson, committed suicide and he was a saved man. Could you please explain this?

QUESTION 21:
Should there be Christian organizations selling bibles, biblical videotapes, gospel songs, etc. If we do, then aren't we asking a lot from the Gentiles?

QUESTION 22:
If tithing is not for today, why did Jesus teach in Matthew 23:23 that it was all right to tithe?

QUESTION 23:
Is It right for a Christian to marry a non-Christian? Would this not help the Christian to win their mate to Christ?

QUESTION 24:
There are people that say we should not eat certain meats that are forbidden in the Bible. They quote Leviticus 11 as proof. Are they right in their interpretation?

QUESTION 25:
Why is it that so many Christians speak evil one of another? Does not the Bible tells us not to speak evil of others?

QUESTION 26:
Revelation 3:20 "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." What does this verse mean?

QUESTION 27:
Please explain what the will of God is for us?

QUESTION 28:
If a divorced person marries a person who has never been married, are they married in the sight of God?

QUESTION 29:
What does it really mean to confess Christ before men? Must I confess my sinfulness to men?

QUESTION 30:
If a Christian is eternally saved, how do you explain Romans 14:15 where it says, "But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walketh thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died"?

QUESTION 31:
Some people say that homosexuality is worse than other sins. In God's sight, is it sin regardless of what it is in nature?

QUESTION 32:
Some Christians say that every born-again believer has the Holy Spirit, while others say He must be received after. What does the Bible teach?

QUESTION 33:
Does not Paul in Romans 3:28 contradict what James writes in James 2:24? Paul says "Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law." James says "Ye see then how a man is justified by works and not by faith only."

QUESTION 34:
If a person is saved by faith they can do as they please after?

QUESTION 35:
Can a born again Christian be possessed by demons?

QUESTION 36:
There is a verse which says something like "fear not those who can destroy the body - but he who can destroy the soul..." Does destroy not mean kill, which would mean the soul is not immortal and can be killed?

QUESTION 37:
When kindly reproving some Christians they say, "We are not under law, but grace." Are they not making an excuse for their errors? What does it mean, "...not under law, but grace?"

QUESTION 38:
Is it true that if you don't live a Christian life after receiving Christ you will lose your salvation?

QUESTION 39:
When a person is saved their sins are forgiven; what happens if they sin after that? Will they be judged for them on Judgment Day?

QUESTION 40:
How is it that most professing Christians are no different than the non-christian?

QUESTION 41:
We are all unrighteous according to Romans 3:10. After we accept Christ, we still do wrong things and that is being unrighteous. 1 Corinthians 6:9, says, ".. the unrighteous will not inherit heaven..."; How then are we going to make it?

QUESTION 42:
"For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it." Mark 8:35. What does this mean?

QUESTION 43:
The date of Easter is a 'floating date'; it never falls on the same day each year, why? Is it right to tell children about Santa Claus, Easter Bunnies and Easter Eggs?

QUESTION 44:
The Bible also says "to the Jew I became a Jew so as to win them to Christ".....how do we find a balance between separation" and being like them (without sin) so as to win them?

QUESTION 45:
Would you tell me where in the Bible it says that a committal service can be held in the Funeral Home or Church; then the remains taken and thrown in the grave?

QUESTION 46:
Is it all right for a Christian to shoot ducks' or deers' out of season?

QUESTION 47:
What do you come up with as an explanation of John 20:22,23?

QUESTION 48:
How does a young Christian get to know GOD'S will in the choice of a marriage life partner?

QUESTION 49:
Which is the true Sabbath that should Christians should keep today?

QUESTION 50:
What role do women have in the Church of God, locally?

QUESTION 51:
What is the biblical basis for Christian  on Sunday?

----QUESTION 52: What or who is a carnal Christian? And are they saved?

QUESTION 53:   What are your thoughts on 2 Cor. 2: 15-16--life unto life?

QUESTION 54:
Luke 16:9, And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. What does this mean?

QUESTION 55: What is the biblical basis for Christian worship on  Sunday?

QUESTION 56:  My question is, should a Christian donate his organs to others at death--to family members or anybody else.?

QUESTION 57: How do I  reconcile the fact that human souls can die at physical death when the Bible talks of slain souls seen asking for vengeance from God in Revelation 6?

QUESTION 58: We live in a changing world. What about the historical valves of marriage and  homes of today?

QUESTION 59:  What is the biblical teaching on singleness, premarital sex, sex in marriage and homosexuality?

QUESTION 60:  What is being done about global warming?

QUESTION 61:
I am a Christian,  but I am disobeying the Lord and not  happy. Can you help me?

QUESTION 62:  If a Christian,  not in the Assembly fellowship,  professes to be saved and commits suicide does he have eternal life.? If yes: What about: 1 John 3:15 (to be answered later--question 63)

QUESTION 63: (Part 2) If a Christian (professed) not in the Assembly fellowship- to be saved and committed suicide does he have eternal life. If yes:What about 1 John 3:15?

QUESTION 64:
  Should a Christian exercise their  rights to vote?

QUESTION 65:  I am a new Christian,   What standard of life should I now live?

QUESTION 66:
How does a young Christian get to know GOD'S will in the choice of a marriage life partner?

QUESTION 67:
  If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel Col 1:23. Does this not teach that a person can be lost again?

QUESTION 68

What is the use of me professing to be a Christian when I know I cannot live like one?

QUESTION 69:
What happens when I sin now that I have accepted Christ?

QUESTION 70:
Why is it that so many professing Christians are not living a victorious life over sin?

QUESTION 71:
Should a Christian exercise their rights to vote?

QUESTION 72:  
I am a Christian,  but I am disobeying the Lord and not  happy. Can you help me?

QUESTION 73:  
We live in a changing world. What about the historical valves of marriage and  homes of today?

QUESTION  74 In Heb.6: 4-6, it talks about people falling away, it is impossible to renew them again unto repentance seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh. Do you feel that if we fall away it is impossible to be renewed to repentance?

QUESTION 75
Are the offices of apostles and prophets still available today?

QUESTION: 76
Some people believe that they know something they want to do is wrong but  God will forgive  me so they do it. .What is your take?

QUESTION 77
Does the Bible say anything about cremating human bodies?

QUESTION 78
What does the Bible teach about the burial of a human body?

QUESTION: 79
Will a Christian have the same body in the resurrection or the Rapture?

QUESTION: 80
I have a question and it is, 'are sign gifts in use today?

QUESTION: 81
 Did the Holy Spirit possess believers in the Old Testament (as He does today) or was He just near to them?

QUESTION: 82
Are there people that singleness might be the ideal desire of God's will for them?

QUESTION: 83
Can a divorced man or woman who is a believer remarry?

QUESTION: 84
What does the Bible teach on Christians involved in polygamous unions after conversion to Christ? Should they separate?

QUESTION: 85
If someone believed and worshiped God and were not told or understood and did not receive Jesus Christ as Savior, are they still judged and held accountable for something they did not know? Would they go to heaven?

QUESTION: 86
Why is it that so many professing Christians are not living a victorious life over sin?

QUESTION: 87
 Luke 16:9, And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. What does this mean?

QUESTION: 88
Some people, even though they know that something they want to do is wrong, believe that God will forgive them, so they do it. What is your take on this ?

QUESTION 89
Are there people for whom the ideal desire of God's will is that they remain single?

QUESTION 90
Will a Christian have the same body in the resurrection or at the Rapture?

QUESTION 91
Does the Bible say anything about cremating human bodies?

QUESTION 92
What does the Bible teach about the burial of a human body?


QUESTION 93
Are the offices of apostle and prophet still available today?

QUESTION 94
What does the Bible teach regarding Christians who remain in polygamous unions after conversion to Christ? Should they separate?

QUESTION 95
Did the Holy Spirit possess believers in the Old Testament (as He does today) or was He just near to them?

QUESTION 96
Can a divorced believer (man or woman) remarry?

QUESTION 97
Once saved, are you always saved? Are Christians living sinful lives still saved?

QUESTION 98
You believe that you cannot lose salvation and that you are saved eternally right now. How can you really know?

QUESTION 99
How true is the claim that Sunday is now the Sabbath day for Christians when the day was not commanded or made holy?

QUESTION 100
Do you know anywhere in the Bible where it says we choose to be saved, or that we are chosen to salvation?

QUESTION 101
Why is it that women and children are not counted in Jesus' miracles?

QUESTION 102
Why is it that women and children are not counted in Jesus' miracles?

QUESTION 103
How do you understand the difference between the kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of God?

QUESTION 104
How come even Christians see things in the Bible differently?

QUESTION105  Is there a conflict between law and grace. ? Should we omit the law?


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Updated February 8th, 2014 by Sandra Felix