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Faith and Worship

Religion

Are All Religions the Same? Do They All Lead to God?

Two factors highlighted in the Bible provide the answer.

Is It Necessary to Belong to an Organized Religion?

Can a person simply worship God on his own?

How Can You Find the True Religion?

The Bible identifies nine features of religious truth.

Prayer

Will God Help Me if I Pray?

Does God really care about our problems?

Why Pray? Will God Answer Me?

Whether God will answer you when you pray is largely up to you.

What Can I Pray For?

Find out why personal concerns are not too trivial for God to consider.

Why Pray in Jesus’ Name?

Consider how praying in Jesus’ name honors God, and how it shows respect for Jesus.

Salvation

Is Belief in Jesus Enough for Salvation?

The Bible describes some who believe in Jesus but who will not be saved. How can that be?

Jesus Saves​—How?

Why do we need Jesus to plead for us? Is belief in Jesus all that we need to be saved?

How Is Jesus’ Sacrifice “a Ransom for Many”?

How does the ransom provide redemption from sin?

What Is Baptism?

How and when should a person be baptized? Does baptism wash away sin? What is the difference between baptism and christening?

Sin and Forgiveness

What Was the Original Sin?

Adam and Eve disobeyed God and passed on their sinful condition, like a genetic defect, to all their descendants.

Can the Bible Provide Relief to Those Plagued by Guilt?

Excessive guilt can paralyze you, but three steps can help you to move forward.

Religious Practices

Should We Worship Images?

Does God care if we use images or idols in our worship?

Should Christians Keep the Sabbath?

If not, then why does the Bible call the Sabbath a perpetual covenant?

What Does the Bible Say About Giving?

What kind of giving is pleasing to God?

What Are the Ten Commandments of God?

Who were they given to? Are Christians required to keep them?