Q: [Dr. Mike] was the earth created in ‘literal’ days: and what about the millennium?

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A: [Yes!] Most Bible scholars also believe that at some point Satan inhabited the earth as his dwelling place until God booted him out and put man in his stead, to worship Him. The God man [Adam] was also given the supreme authority to subdue the earth and replenish it. Later, the God man and woman [Eve] committed high treason and gave Satan dominion over the inheritance in which God gave them. We believe Satan’s control over God’s green earth is for a duration of 6,000 years because as Psalms 24:1-2 states, “The earth [is] the LORD’S, and the fullness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. For he hath founded it upon the seas, and established it upon the floods.” Without spending too much time talking about Bible…
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WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN ALL HOPE SEEMS GONE!

WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN ALL HOPE SEEMS GONE!

Bible Q & A
Scripture: Turn to the Book of Acts 27:20 – 25 20 The terrible storm raged unabated many days,until at last all hope was gone. 21 No one had eaten for a long time, but finally Paul called the crew together and said, “Men, you should have listened to me in the first place and not left Fair Havens—you would have avoided all this injury and loss! 22 But cheer up! Not one of us will lose our lives, even though the ship will go down. 23 “For last night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood beside me 24 and said, ‘Don’t be afraid, Paul—for you will surely stand trial before Caesar! What’s more, God has granted your request and will save the…
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What Does “”Be ye perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect,” Mean?

What Does “”Be ye perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect,” Mean?

Bible Q & A
Q: In Matthew 5:48, Jesus instructs His disciples to, "Be ye perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect;" how is that possible, living in a sin cursed world with a body that has not been redeemed? A: There has been much conversation amongst Christians, that some take this verse literally, to mean that we’re to reach ‘perfectionism’ in every area of our lives, because, that’s what the Holy Spirit demands, and He’s available, here in the earth to assist us in accomplishing this feat. The New Testament is written in Greek, therefore, it’s always a good school of practice to do a study of words, when reading sacred Scripture, and trying to understand the definite meaning of a text. In this verse, the word translated “perfect” literally means “complete.”…
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How Much Authority Does Satan Have To Cause Evil And Suffering?

How Much Authority Does Satan Have To Cause Evil And Suffering?

Bible Q & A
Question: Dr. Mike, how much authority does Satan have to inflict evil, suffering, and pain, on us? A: Theologically, we know that God’s Word teaches us that He allows Satan limited authority in the earth realm, until the ‘Day of Judgment,’ according to Revelation 20:10, “And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.” One passage that shows Satan’s limited amount of authority is Job 1:7-12, “The Lord said to Satan, “From where have you come?” Then Satan answered the Lord, “From roaming around on the earth and from walking around on it.” The Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered and reflected on…
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Does the Bible Teaches Eternal Security?

Bible Q & A
Q: Does the Bible teach eternal security? A: A well-known tele-evangelist’s son was on their network answering Bible questions, and I overheard him say to a listener, “I don’t intend to continue to answer this question: the Bible teaches that a [saved] person can walk away from God, and lose their salvation, because God has given each of us “total free will!” That type of erroneous teaching handcuffs the nature and character of God. Once a person has genuinely repented and has totally committed to/sold out to Christ, the Bible states that the person will never be lost: he/she has eternal security. God promised to preserve His own. He said in 2Corinthians 1:22, “Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts. In Ephesians…
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Q: The Bible never mentions Jesus laughing … did He?

Bible Q & A
A: When you talk with most Christians about this issue, you can tell that it never crossed the mind of many of them, because they ‘always’ view Jesus not only as God’ son, but God [Himself] manifested in the flesh. And when that view of Jesus is used, it is always talked about in terms of: He is holy, that He is perfectly holy, that He is without any flaw or error whatsoever. And that He has never thought, said or done anything that is outside of His God-like character (or wrong). They point to verses that describe His character, such as, “He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: He hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem…
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Who decides to “pull the plug” on a terminally ill family member?

Bible Q & A
Q: You’ve explained to us the Hermeneutics of Isaiah 53:5, and James 5:14: my follow-up question is, in the case of a terminally ill family member, who should decide when to discontinue life-support?” A: Believe it or not, a majority of the time, this weighty decision is left/put into the hands of the neurosurgeon, whose caring for your loved one, because he’s considered the resident expert, in terms of whether or not your loved one is brain-dead. There’s no straight answer, concerning when to pull the plug, however, there are ethical principles that should be considered, and the ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) Training Association states, “The biggest pro of life support is that it sustains life for a longer period of time, allowing for hope and solutions. People against…
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Why Christians Shouldn’t Celebrate Lent?!

Why Christians Shouldn’t Celebrate Lent?!

Bible Q & A
Q: I’ve heard you mentioned across the pulpit and in your seminars, that Christians shouldn’t celebrate ‘LENT,’ because it’s not Biblical. Can you share some of your theological knowledge and a few of you spiritual nuggets on this issue? A: The sad state-of-mind, centers around all the misguided people who take the approach, that Lent is coming, and I need to indulge my flesh in all the pleasures of life, before I have to give it up for 40 days. Thus, we arrive for many, at the door called, Mardi Gras, where, in the streets of New Orleans, the day after, you’d find paved-asphalt riddled with blood splotches, broken bottles, cigarette butts laced with other drugs, used condoms, vomit, etc., and the list can go on-and-on. For this group, the…
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“What is the difference between the Rapture of the Church and Christ’s Second Coming?” When we hear these two events mentioned in End-Time Studies, we have trouble distinguishing the differences? Thanks.

“What is the difference between the Rapture of the Church and Christ’s Second Coming?” When we hear these two events mentioned in End-Time Studies, we have trouble distinguishing the differences? Thanks.

Bible Q & A
Question (2 of 3): "What is the difference between the Rapture of the Church and Christ’s Second Coming?" When we hear these two events mentioned in End-Time Studies, we have trouble distinguishing the differences? Thanks. A:  You are correct: a whole lot of misunderstanding comes from people who mean well, but constantly confuse their audience, when explaining the difference between these two phrases – end time events. The thing that I share with congregations when I’m teaching the Book of Revelation as 1 of the 16 seminar, that’re offered each year, is that the Rapture is sign-less: the church came in as a mystery and it leave the same way – a ‘snatching away’ – when no man thinketh. However, when we talk about the signs that signal the return…
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Q: Oil And Israel’s Future?

Q: Oil And Israel’s Future?

Bible Q & A
Q: You indicated in a previous Q&A Post, that the next few posts would come from the Book of Revelation and make reference to the end-time. Could you talk about the ‘OIL” situation in the Middle East, first, and how it relates Israel’s future? Thanks! A: [Part 1 of 3] If corporate giants in the world’s petroleum industry would be honest, and forthcoming with information about their intentions to control the world’s oil supply, they would also be honest about the battle for the oil rights in the small Middle Eastern Territory, we know as Israel. Most Bible scholars that speak on end-time events, would acknowledge, that no other factor, other than the oil deposits in Israel, hold the key to the prophetic events, leading up to the future ‘Battle…
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