Tags archives: Evil

  • [ This letter was sent to the minister of a gentleman whose pastor considered him to be in a lost condition because he believed God would create evil. This letter summed up the belief so well, I thought it was worth passing on. I couldn't have said it better!] Dear brother ____, I am writing this ... [read more]
  • Mark wrote: Mike, Thanks. I have been to China already this year and will return in May and two more times later this year. Heading to Sao Paulo in one week and Monterey, Mexico one week after I return from China. The trips, especially China, are always an "adventure." It seems that I am always lea... [read more]
  • Physically and in the natural realm Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah, the son of Jacob, whose name was changed to Israel. When Jacob was blessing all of the tribes of Israel this is what he said of Judah: Gen 49:10 The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his fe... [read more]
  • Hello Mike, Can you answer this please? What is the difference between these two things : Your theory that God CAUSES everything and... The Moslem theory about EVERYTHING "is the Will of Allah"? They both sound like almost the same thing. Thanks! Hi J____, This verse of scripture is not a 't... [read more]
  • Hi Mike, Thanks for sharing. I can't tell you how much it means to me. I have been reading a lot of writings from different people who are all believers of God being the Saviour of all men. In particular I find that J Preston Eby appears to have some keen insight. However, I would like your... [read more]
  • Posted March 28, 2005 R____ wrote: Hi Mike, I have a question. Why does God so love the world in Joh 3:16 (Greek: kosmos, Strong's # 2889) but 1Jn 2:15 tells us to not love the world (kosmos) or the things of the world (kosmos)? World = Kosmos = system, arrangement or organization. Does kosmos hav... [read more]
  • Hello Mike, I've read with interest several of your articles, especially those regarding God's sovereign will and man's supposed "free" will. In this respect I ask the following question: If God has predetermined who He will drag to Christ in this age, how is it possible for one's name to be blotte... [read more]
  • Dear Mike, Your answers are pretty clear to me, however, there is something that I cannot understand about homosexual behavior. Are they born that way? The reason that I ask is because I'm an old farm boy, and I remember farm animals with the same trait. It seems like it would be the same as bein... [read more]
  • Dear Mike, Here is my pre- made "standard" answer to Jas 2:19: Jas 2:19 "Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils { Grk, daimonia, 'demons', R. S. V.} also believe, and tremble." This passage appears to be an allusion by James to the demons cast out by Christ and the disc... [read more]
  • Mr. Vinson, Questions: Rom 10:14... how shall they hear without a preacher? And verse 15... except they be sent... My question is, are there "any" preachers, ministers, called themselves, called "this day" as part of the few? Or are they part of the "many called" to fulfill God's plan? At this poin... [read more]
  • Hi Mike, Thanks for sharing. I can't tell you how much it means to me. I have been reading a lot of writings from different people who are all believers of God being the Saviour of all men. In particular I find that J. Preston Eby appears to have some keen insight. However, I would like your take... [read more]