Masturbation Examined In The Light Of The Bible

Masturbation is defined by the Offline English Dictionary as the manual stimulation of one’s genital organs for sexual pleasure. The stimulation could be with one’s hands or with the use of sex toys such as vibrators, dildos, etc. Masturbation is a widespread practice among young people of both sexes, and is aimed at relieving sexualContinue reading “Masturbation Examined In The Light Of The Bible”

Drunkenness Versus Moderate Alcohol Consumption: The Biblical Balance (Part2)

In the first part of this study, we examined excessive alcohol consumption in the light of Scripture, and found drunkenness to be a grievous sin with grave consequences. In the concluding part of this expository study on alcohol consumption, we shall look at the issue of moderate alcohol consumption from the biblical point of view.Continue reading “Drunkenness Versus Moderate Alcohol Consumption: The Biblical Balance (Part2)”

Drunkenness Versus Moderate Alcohol Consumption: The Biblical Balance (Part1)

The argument rages among Christians as to the moral rightness of alcohol consumption. Conservative Christians view the drinking of alcoholic beverages in any form and in any quantity as a sin. More liberal Christians do not see anything wrong with the moderate consumption of alcohol, citing drunkenness instead as the sin that people should abstainContinue reading “Drunkenness Versus Moderate Alcohol Consumption: The Biblical Balance (Part1)”

Is Perming Of The Hair Or The Attachment Of Artificial Hair A Sin?

Quite a number of ultra-conservative Christians in Africa view the perming of the hair and the attachment of artificial hair like weave-ons, braids, wigs etc, as unnatural and sinful. What does the Bible say about perming of the hair and the attachment of artificial things to the hair for adornment and beautification? Let us turnContinue reading “Is Perming Of The Hair Or The Attachment Of Artificial Hair A Sin?”

It’s A Disgrace For A Man To Wear Long Hair, As It Is For A Woman To Cut Her Hair!

God, in the creation of men and women, gave both sexes unique anatomical, physiological and psychological features, to distinguish the two sexes at a glance. The unique features of each sex is to complement those of the other, inorder to achieve wholeness and oneness when the two come together in marriage. Genesis 2:21 So theContinue reading “It’s A Disgrace For A Man To Wear Long Hair, As It Is For A Woman To Cut Her Hair!”

Who Is The Greatest In The Kingdom of God?

Mark 9:33 And they came to Capernaum. And when he was in the house he asked them, What were you discussing on the way? Mark 9:34 But they kept silent, for on the way they had argued with one another about who was the greatest. Mark 9:35 And he sat down and called the twelve.Continue reading “Who Is The Greatest In The Kingdom of God?”

Christian Women Wearing Trousers Isn’t A Problem: Indecent Dressing Is The Problem!

A lot of conservative Christian groups in Africa frown upon the wearing of trousers by women, and consider the act a direct violation of Scripture and therefore a sin. More liberal Christians however don’t see anything wrong with women wearing trousers. The wearing of trousers by Christian women has thus become a sharp wedge thatContinue reading “Christian Women Wearing Trousers Isn’t A Problem: Indecent Dressing Is The Problem!”

Stop Your Noisy And Vain Repetitions In Prayer! God’s Not Deaf!

Prayer meetings in a lot of Christian assemblies have become more like madhouses, with people shouting, screaming, vibrating and convulsing during prayers, all to draw God’s attention. It’s as if God’s ability to hear and answer prayers now depends on how loud people can scream and shout, and how much frenzy they can display. PrayingContinue reading “Stop Your Noisy And Vain Repetitions In Prayer! God’s Not Deaf!”

Christians, Bless Those That Curse You! Bless And Don’t Curse!

Not a few Christian denominations teach their followers to pray “dangerous” prayers aimed at neutralising enemies, by unleashing curses and “Holy Ghost fire” upon those who oppose them. How valid are such prayers in the light of the Gospel? What did Christ and his Apostles teach about the treatment of enemies and people that hateContinue reading “Christians, Bless Those That Curse You! Bless And Don’t Curse!”

Stop That Babbling! This Is Not The Biblical Speaking In Tongues!

The gift of speaking in an unknown language or tongue was the initial manifestation of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost. It caused so much amazement among those who witnessed it, resulting in Peter’s inspired sermon that led to the conversion of thousands. It was a sign that opened theContinue reading “Stop That Babbling! This Is Not The Biblical Speaking In Tongues!”