Except The Lord Build The House

Question: Will you please comment on Psalm 127:2 and does it bear any relation or have any connection with the verse preceding it or the verses which follow? Answer: First I will insert the full text of Psalm 127:2. “It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the…

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Question: Please explain Matthew 6:13. Why would Jesus teach us to pray, “…Lead us not into temptation,…”? He would never lead us into partaking of temptation and I did not think He would lead us into the presence of temptation. James 1:13 says that God tempteth no man, and then we read where Jesus was…

God’s Corrections, Chastisements and Preparation

Question: Please explain I Peter 4:12 which reads, “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you.” Also I Peter 1:6, which says, “Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations.”…

No Man Shall See God and Live

Question: The Bible says no man shall see God and live. Yet Exodus 24:9-11 speaks of Moses, Aaron and his sons, and seventy elders of Israel seeing God and eating and drinking with Him. How could this be? Answer: There are two separate scriptures referred to in this question. The first is in Exodus 33:18-23….

Why God Created Man

Question: “What is man’s purpose in life? Why did God create man?” Answer: The fact that God created man within itself would not necessarily tell us a great deal about man because God created everything else, too. But the time, manner and condition in which He created him tells us much about man. There is…