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Bible Studies/Questions Answered by Expert Rev C.Brian Ross

SubjectDate Asked
Acts 4:311/11/2017
  Q: Can you please tell me if the filling of the Holy Spirit in Acts 4:31 is an experience that can be ...
  A: May I commence with an apology for not having responded more quickly, and an explanation for not ...
# of ancient N.T. manuscripts11/4/2015
  Q: For years I went by Josh McDowell's "Evidence that demands a verdict," which states we have 100,000 ...
  A: However, for what it is worth, I will share my own thoughts! First of all, do not forget that the ...
Christmas Celebration.10/30/2015
  Q: Christmas Day is celebrated for the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. Will you be against lighting Fire ...
  A: This question is actually not one of Biblical Studies! However, I will respond anyway, and hope ...
Zechariah 11 & Judas10/30/2015
  Q: 4-14 it seems to be talking about punishing Israel by letting foreign nations take her over. I would ...
  A: The connection between this section of the chapter (not, necessarily, the whole chapter - don't ...
sanctuary service7/19/2015
  Q: did any priest die in the holy of holies? Where in the bible did God instruct that the priests be ...
  A: Abraham Thank you for two most unusual questions! The simple answer to the first of them is "No!". ...
judah6/6/2015
  Q: In Jeremiah 3:12 it states "Faithless Israel is more righteous than unfaithful Judah." If ...
  A: This one of those texts that must be read, not only in its immediate context, but also in the ...
assyrian captivity of the jews4/12/2015
  Q: " It says in kings that Israel was captured by assyria and dispersed while assyrians were put in ...
  A: After the death of Solomon, the United Monarch was divided into the Northern Kingdom, under the ...
Love your enemies psalm.2/19/2015
  Q: Brian In the Holy Bible - Matthew - 5:43, Love your enemies, Forgive your enemies I have the ...
  A: The subject is, I have to say, too large to be treated adequately through a forum such as this, but ...
Resurrection11/7/2014
  Q: How many non-followers of Jesus Christ witnessed his resurrection and assent into the heavens? ...
  A: What an unusual, and interesting, question - one which, I freely confess, has never occurred to me! ...
Religious Education in Mainstream Schools10/9/2014
  Q: I don't know if you will remember me but I very much remember you and have many fond memories of the ...
  A: - and also for the very kind, and humbling, comments that preceded it. First of all, an apology! I ...
Daniel9/20/2014
  Q: In chapter 5 vs 25, the King sees a hand writing "Mene, Mene, Tekel, UPHARSIN" then in vs 28 it ...
  A: which is a most interesting one. As an apocalyptic book, Daniel contains much that is difficult to ...
the God of the Old Testament2/17/2014
  Q: Before Christ was God considered to have been at odds with his people and then peace was made after ...
  A: ) interesting question. The first fact that I would wish to establish is that, of course, the ...
does god love the people in hell11/20/2013
  Q: I would like to know if there is any definite biblical evidence as to whether or not God loves the ...
  A: and unusual, question. The short answer, to the best of my knowledge, is 'No'! I am unaware of any ...
can I have your thought4/12/2013
  Q: hai Rev Why is there a contradiction? 2 Samuel 24:1 (ASV) And again the anger of Jehovah was ...
  A: There is, indeed, a <b>seeming</b> contradiction in the records of I Samuel, and I Chronicles. ...
Where Did Cain's Wife Come From ?3/28/2013
  Q: Ross In Genesis4:17 States: And Cain knew his wife . . . Enoch. Verse16 Then Cain went out from the ...
  A: 1. There are a couple of assumptions that you appear to have made! When Moses referred to the Land ...
Miracles of Lord Jesus Christ.3/15/2013
  Q: Brian http:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miracles_of_Jesus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiWBMQAqfIY ...
  A: The simple answer to your basic question is that I honestly don't know! However, there are those ...
Holy Bible Teachings.3/13/2013
  Q: Brian 1. Do you agree on this point mentioned below ? The teachings of the Holy Bible - New ...
  A: A summary of the teaching of the Bible would be that mankind is sinful (verified by personal ...
coalition for marriage3/3/2013
  Q: This is not a question. I have been trying to find a way to contact you since I was told of your ...
  A: and the assurance of the prayerful support of your fellowship. I have been surprised, and heartened, ...
Police Chaplaincy.3/2/2013
  Q: I was sorry to hear of the way Strathclyde Police have treated you. I have written to the Chief ...
  A: I have been amazed at the number of clever people who have used this medium to contact me - every ...
Catholicism and Protestantism.2/18/2013
  Q: Brian http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catholicism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protestantism What are ...
  A: Prashant S Akerkar Thank you for your question. It is, strictly speaking, out with the area of ...
Tower of Babel2/15/2013
  Q: Reverend Ross! Hope all is well. Is there any way to determine how tall the Tower of Babel was? If ...
  A: Good to hear from you again. I actually answered this question (as best I could!) on Friday! I ...
Religion.. I guess12/11/2012
  Q: In what century was the old testament written? and... Here's my essay topic I'd like to see what you ...
  A: The Old Testament (OT) was not written in any single century. It was put into written form during a ...
the balfour century9/15/2012
  Q: what means the balfour century?
  A: This isn't really a Biblical Studies question! However, it does have some bearing on Biblical ...
bible question5/26/2012
  Q: Reverend Ross. Hope all is well! It has been a long time since I've submitted a question to you, ...
  A: I am well, thank you - and trust that you are also. As always, I find it helpful to read any ...
Do people take James 2:19 out of context?1/26/2012
  Q: Ross, It's Tressa again with question #1,289,827... :) There are many people who hold to the ...
  A: I haven't counted, but I'm certain that it's only question #1,289,814!!!!! My apologies for having ...
Where does overcoming fit into salvation?1/19/2012
  Q: Ross, I am a bit confused on something. Now there appears to be two camps of Christians on a ...
  A: The simple answer, I believe, is that one <b>cannot<b> lose one's salvation. This is because it ...
Repenting1/14/2012
  Q: Ross, I have a question regarding repenting. Several times in the new testament you find verses ...
  A: My, they certainly breed some deep thinkers up Montana way!!! The Greek word, metanoeo ('short' o ...
KNOWING that one is a sinner...1/7/2012
  Q: Ross, What I am about to ask may sound a bit silly, and I have a suspicion that it is a thought ...
  A: You certainly come up with the difficult ones!!! I have taken a little longer over this one, simply ...
Saved by faith....and works?1/4/2012
  Q: Brian Ross, I have a question for your concerning James 2:14-26 - especially verse 24. I ran ...
  A: :-) Many folk have tried to put the words of Paul, in Eph.2:8-9, in contrast to the words of James, ...
Hebrews 6:4-8?12/23/2011
  Q: Brian Ross, It is the same Tressa from before. I hope you don't mind my quick return! Before I ...
  A: No problem at all about your "quick return"! Indeed, I am pleased that you feel able to come back ...
Luke 14:26?12/17/2011
  Q: I have a quick question concerning the verse, Luke 14:26, where Jesus says "If anyone comes to Me ...
  A: I would assure you, that has troubled many people! There is, however, no cause for concern. The ...
Sex before marriage12/11/2011
  Q: My girlfriend and I are both divorced and are creating our new relationship from a god centered ...
  A: May I, forst of all, apologise for the delay in responding. Unfortunately, yours was one of the few ...
Apostasy12/9/2011
  Q: Good evening, Hope all is well. My name is Dan. I wanted to first thank you for your helpful ...
  A: (I am in Scotland, by the way!). May I first of all assure you that you are not the first - and are ...
Jesus as messiah11/24/2011
  Q: peace of God! I was examining Mt 1 and Lk3, both of which give an account of the genealogy of Jesus, ...
  A: The concensus among serious Biblical scholars is that, as you have mentioned, the Matthaian ...
Cain11/23/2011
  Q: I was reading the bible and I got a little confused at the part where Cain killed his brother and ...
  A: In Gen.5:4, we read that Adam and Eve had other sons and daughters (apart, that is, from the ones ...
Worship11/14/2011
  Q: I heard a beautiful worship song in my native language which I want to use in a service. The ...
  A: Strictly speaking, it is outwith the area of Biblical studies, but I will endeavour to assist you. ...
john 18:1510/11/2011
  Q: who was another disciple
  A: The simple answer is that no-one knows, for certain, the identity of that other disciple who ...
Ref: question9/11/2011
  Q: Good day What are the different sources of historical proof that Jesus existed in history. Regards, ...
  A: Sunil! Thank you for your question - although it actually falls outwith the area of Biblical ...
my soul/thoughts/confession8/29/2011
  Q: Ross, I was born into the Christian faith and I have tried to live my life like a Christian ...
  A: I must admit that your situation comes under the heading of Counselling, rather than Biblical ...
the temple4/21/2011
  Q: When Jesus cleared the temple, he said in anger that it was supposed to be a place for all nations. ...
  A: I would agree with you that what Jesus was saying was that the Temple was, indeed, open to all. He ...
blasphemey against the holy spirit4/15/2011
  Q: There was a time where i thought, wow christians are abit weird..they try to hard and are just ...
  A: The simple answer, from what you have told me, is that you have not committed the "unpardonable ...
what is GOD3/4/2011
  Q: according to Arthur w pink, God IS three things and three things only; Love 1st John 4:8, Light 1st ...
  A: I would certainly agree with the late Mr Pink in what he has said. My first Lecturer in Systematic ...
Code / Numbers3/1/2011
  Q: Greetings, I really enjoyed reading your answer “There is a difference between numerology - the ...
  A: ) Sue! Well, I am hoping that it is 'again'. I have just received a notification from AllExperts ...
secret codes and messages3/1/2011
  Q: Greetings, I really enjoyed reading your answer “There is a difference between numerology - the ...
  A: I am glad that you received some help from my previous answer, and I am happy to try to provide some ...
resurrection2/27/2011
  Q: I am presenting the following verses and would like to know if based on them, is it safe to assume ...
  A: by any chance?) Thank you for your unusual, but interesting, question. 1. This passage has ...
Psychic abilitys, possible?1/2/2011
  Q: i was reading another answer on this subject and i have a question about it. however i cant find the ...
  A: ! (That is not, by the way, a criticism!!). I have read through the answer to which you directed ...
water to wine12/30/2010
  Q: ...Mary asks him to do something about the wine running out and he basically distances himself from ...
  A: which I am happy to try to answer. The first thing that must be made clear is that Mary did not ...
Spirit, Soul and Body12/26/2010
  Q: I'm a Christian, and have been all my life. Lately, I have read about the relationship between the ...
  A: This question isn’t really within the area of any expertise that I may have (it is Systematic ...
Faith12/9/2010
  Q: Are Healing faith and Saving faith are same or different type?
  A: My apologies for the delay but, for some reason I thought that I had already rejected your question ...
the prophets11/3/2010
  Q: I would like to know if when the prophets spoke, in particular when they expressed sadness over ...
  A: which I am happy to try to answer. In spite of the popular concept of the prophets as those who ...
election10/25/2010
  Q: I've seen references to "the elect" (not a direct quote) in the new testament. I know some churhes ...
  A: I hate starting off with an apology - but when I received your question, I decided that it would ...
Answering Prayers10/21/2010
  Q: Refrence 1 John 3:22 & John 9:31 Does God answer prayers of sinners/unsaved?
  A: I am a wee bit wary about answering this question, as I was disappointed with your comment on my ...
Judgment for wicked10/8/2010
  Q: We see many wicked prosper. Is it Biblical to believe that wicked will get their judgment in this ...
  A: I think that I may best help you by referring to specific situations as recorded in the Bible. For ...
Forgive Sins9/28/2010
  Q: We know only God can forgive sins yet isn't John 20:23 clearly says that Apostles were given this ...
  A: You are perfectly correct in saying that only God can forgive sin (the very concept; all sin; as ...
Denomination9/27/2010
  Q: Is the word denomination in the bible anywhere?
  A: Having checked the concordances for about a dozen English language translations, I can say, with ...
anti semitism in bible?6/24/2010
  Q: I've been reading the bible lately and I've found the verses 1 John 2:22-23 NIV version that states: ...
  A: First of all, let me assure you that there is nothing anti-Semitic in this passage. Indeed, the New ...
I need help please6/8/2010
  Q: how are you? My name is Laura and I am 25 years old. I need help. For over 15 years I have suffered ...
  A: This is not my area, as I believe that you would be better off with some personal Christian ...
tree of knowledge5/29/2010
  Q: Hope all is well. I am somewhat familiar with the Garden of Eden story in Genesis, but something ...
  A: Long time no hear - but you are making up for it with this quintuplet-question!!! 1. Gen.1:16-17 ...
Salvation5/24/2010
  Q: My name is James. My question is this: John 5:24 declares that a person receives life (and is born ...
  A: and thank you for your question. You are quite right in saying that a person receives life (and is ...
steadying the ark5/8/2010
  Q: I hope you had a fantastic vacation! I am curious about a story that I believe to be from the Old ...
  A: My dear Brad, How good to hear from you again – I think!! You certainly come up with some very ...
Hi there3/16/2010
  Q: How important is water baptism? Thanks
  A: Water baptism is important as: (a) a public identification with the Lord Jesus as (for believers' ...
Prayers3/1/2010
  Q: In the bible how many prayers of Jesus Christ are mention and where are they located in the Bible
  A: My apologies for having taken longer than ususal to respond to your question, but there appears to ...
making change2/17/2010
  Q: Is it ok to make change with the offering plate that gets passed around? For example, a person ...
  A: Anyone but you, and I would have declined this question as not being within my competence!! ...
Church Wedding and Divorce2/8/2010
  Q: Rev., I am turning to you for advice because your views on divorce and remarriage are so close to ...
  A: Having read through your 'question' a number of times, I was tempted to press the button that says ...
proverbs 30:301/22/2010
  Q: Hope your 2010 has been great so far! One of my favorite Bible verses has always been Proverbs ...
  A: Welcome back!!! I trust that you, too, will have a blessed and peaceful 2010. Your question is ...
WHO KNOWS THE MIND OF GOD ?1/17/2010
  Q: Ross So I read and study the words of my Lord JESUS CHRIST and it came across my little mind that ...
  A: It is always good to know that there are folk who not only read and listen, but also think and ask! ...
Grace of God11/27/2009
  Q: Reverend Ross! I have been a Christian for a little over a year and have been doing my own reading ...
  A: and welcome to the Family of God! May I commend you for your personal study of the Word? Would ...
"the unforgivable sin"11/24/2009
  Q: Reverend Ross! Is there really a truly unforgivable sin? I have heard blasphemy mentioned as a ...
  A: again, Brad! I think that I am going to have to set up a personal answering service, just for you!! ...
salvation back then11/22/2009
  Q: I hope all is well. I understand that, according to the Bible, salvation is attained by accepting ...
  A: It's good to hear from you again. You did warn me that you had some other questions to put to me - ...
alcohol11/11/2009
  Q: [10-11-2009 20:35:21] Ina: i think i take a glass off wine [10-11-2009 20:35:45] Ina: and try to ...
  A: Goedemorgen Ina! Ik sprek maar een betje Nederlands - so I will answer your question in the English ...
Samson11/7/2009
  Q: Reverend---I do not participate in religon, but I find many facets of the Bible fascinating. I am ...
  A: I must confess, I have never before considered! I trust that the thoughts that I share will be of ...
Homosexuality10/28/2009
  Q: Is homosexuality a sin and are homosexual couples doomed? The Mosaic law made a person righteous, ...
  A: two questions!! Yes, the practice of a homosexual relationship is a sin, abhorrent before God. ...
pastor credentials10/8/2009
  Q: My husband, an ordained deacon, and I recently joined the baptist church he attended as a child. ...
  A: Your question doesn't really come under the heading of Biblical Studies - but I hear your concern, ...
forbidden fruit9/30/2009
  Q: i asked you a question a few days ago, about Adam & Eve etc. and your reply was excellent. i have ...
  A: again, Carol. Thank you for your kind remarks - and for another unusual question! The first point ...
adam & eve9/25/2009
  Q: i have asked this question to other Clergy people, and many others to, but never yet got a clear ...
  A: The answer is, in fact, fairly straightforward. If you turn to Gen.5:4, you will find that Adam and ...
Sarahs lineage9/22/2009
  Q: Josephius & Jasher indicate Sari or Sarah as perhaps Abrahams niece, daughter of his brother Nahor. ...
  A: It is my understanding - without having access to his "Antiquities" - that Josephus names Haran as ...
Acts vs Mathew8/24/2009
  Q: How do you reconcile the differences between Acts and Mathew about the death of Judas. Which one is ...
  A: This is, I would suggest, one of the many cases in which the alleged discrepancy is more imagined ...
HI6/23/2009
  Q: I goolged you and found you. Hope all is well. I am an 'old'classmate from Glasgow. E-mail me and ...
  A: I sent two answers to your last 'question' saying how good it was to hear from you after all this ...
Moses6/22/2009
  Q: God told Moses to go to Pharaoh and tell him to let my people go, but I will harden his heart and he ...
  A: I suspect, been asked by many before you! To begin, I would wish to point out that we tend to view ...
before marriage6/9/2009
  Q: I know the Bible had said that two people shouldn't have sex before marriage. Is it a sin for two ...
  A: However, I am a wee bit confused. What do you mean by two people living "in a relationship" if ...
Prayer6/6/2009
  Q: Can prayers be evaluated? can you speak of a "good"prayer and a "bad" prayer?
  A: and thank you for your question. My immediate reaction is that there is no such thing as a 'bad' ...
angels5/13/2009
  Q: can christians physically see angels?
  A: but one that may exercise more people than might be thought. Let’s start by defining an angel, in ...
cherubim/ophanim4/18/2009
  Q: please i want to know about the cherubim and the ophanim, what kind of roll are there playing in ...
  A: and thank you for your interesting question. I will start with the cherubim. This is the plural of ...
Divorce3/28/2009
  Q: Is it still a sin for a married woman to stay with a violent, aggressive husband? Each day i listen ...
  A: although it really is a counselling situation rather than one of seeking to understand a Biblical ...
Great Commission3/3/2009
  Q: My name is James. My church interprets Mat 28:19-20 as saying that there is only one role for each ...
  A: if unusual, question. May I begin by pointing out that I am not here to criticise the particular ...
Watchmen2/27/2009
  Q: I understand my obligation as a watchmen. I agree with most teaching on the importance of ...
  A: You have used, in your question, two words that are often taken to be synonymous, bit that are ...
Theology(Trinity)2/25/2009
  Q: Good afternoon. I an a R/C from Bombay. India. My questions are as under: 1Do Hindus believe in ...
  A: I was going to tick the box that would have informed you that this question is outwith my area of ...
HAGGAI2/7/2009
  Q: In the second chapter 10-17 what does it mean when they say holy meat in the skirt?
  A: The reference has to do with ceremonial cleanliness. This has nothing to do with the washing or ...
bible question2/5/2009
  Q: what 3 men in the bible had a death wish? i think i know two: Jonah 4:3 and Elijah 1kings 19:4 i ...
  A: What an interesting, and unusual, question! Your references are quite correct - however, I am not ...
Salvation.1/25/2009
  Q: My name is Corrina by the way.Well we can get back onto the salvation questions again if you feel ...
  A: It's not that I don't want to continue to answer your questions; just that I think that this has ...
Salvation.1/23/2009
  Q: Well this is what she said the Holy Spirit told her to tell me.- My child, you want to belong to my ...
  A: I think that it is very unusual for the Holy Spirit to give a specific word to me with regard to ...
Salvation.1/22/2009
  Q: I was thinking today and it bothered me about my salvation because I am unsure about it. I said the ...
  A: What I would love to be able to do is to put my arms around you, give you a great big hug, assure ...
What am I? Why is this happening to me?12/3/2008
  Q: for as long as I can remember strange things have happened in my life and im not sure if it's Godly ...
  A: I have asked you to e-mail me as I would appreciate some additional information, if you are willing ...
blood and life11/16/2008
  Q: 1.how the bible explains that life of a being is in it's blood? Can't we say that life of a being is ...
  A: I was tempted to press the button that indicates that a question is outside my area of expertise! ...
Bible/Christians11/14/2008
  Q: Brian Ross What are the of the verses, of what chapters., of what books, of the Bible; that ...
  A: :-) It would not be easy to provide a complete list of verses such as you have requested. However, ...
When did the disciples first receive the Spirit?11/1/2008
  Q: Jesus told his disciples on the night before his arrest in John 16:7 that they did not YET have the ...
  A: and thank you for a very interesting question. It is, as you seem to have realised, not a question ...
idolatry9/26/2008
  Q: It is really possible for a Christian to bow down to idols that God prohibit to us?
  A: and thank you for your question. I do apologise for the delay in respoonding, but it would appear ...
scripture9/25/2008
  Q: What is the scripture that says that we are supposed to defend God?
  A: My apologies for the delay in sending you an answer, but I am currently having some internet ...
Healing9/18/2008
  Q: Through Grace, I have been given the Gift of Healing and some of the healing that has happened has ...
  A: I have read over your e-mail a nimber of times as it is quite involved and, in some respects, ...
Churches in the U.S. vs Scotland9/12/2008
  Q: I was wondering what are some of the biggest differences you see with the churches and their ...
  A: On reading your question, I was tempted to simply tick the box that is available to me, to say that ...
God opening up the Covenant to Gentiles9/4/2008
  Q: Where is it in the bible when God was angry with the Jewish people for disobedience and then opened ...
  A: I suspect that you may be confusing two different issues here (although I may, of course, be ...
salvation9/3/2008
  Q: I’m trying to decide what John 10:29 means. I guess it’s the once-saved, always saved debate. Is ...
  A: Due to unforeseen circumstances, I was unable to access my computer last evening (UK time), and only ...
Biblical requirements for forgiveness9/1/2008
  Q: Ross, Thank you for answering this question and bless you for serving me in this moment. We're ...
  A: My dear Michael, My heart goes out to you, now that you have made me aware of the background to ...
God command of killing8/25/2008
  Q: An Atheist asked me if your God Jesus is love and love us then why He command Saul to killed every ...
  A: asked by your atheist friend/acquaintance. The first point that must be made is that while it is ...
Fiona's Answer8/24/2008
  Q: Brian, I was under the impression that adultery was having sexual relations with another man's wife, ...
  A: ! Your definition of adultery is, of course, quite correct. However, right at the beginning, we ...
Bigamy??8/22/2008
  Q: I am sure that I have read in the Bible that many men had more than one wife! Yet in the ten ...
  A: First of all, we must remember that while the Bible is, indeed, an accurate record of what happened ...
Throne and Lamb8/21/2008
  Q: according to Bible Who is sit on the Throne in Revelation 4:10 and who is the lamb in Revelation 5:6 ...
  A: but interesting, set of questions. The Occupant of the throne in Rev 4:10 is God the Father. We may ...
bible5/15/2008
  Q: I was wondering if you could tell me anything about what the bible really thinks about wine. Is it ...
  A: In Genesis 1 we read that God looked on all of His creation, and declared that it was very good. It ...
Qualifications4/25/2008
  Q: If I understand the scriptures correctly then being a divorced man I could not be a Pastor. What ...
  A: but very interesting, question. You do not provide any personal details so, as you will appreciate, ...
bible question4/9/2008
  Q: what does the verse Micah 1:4 really trying to say?
  A: It is surely no coincidence that I have just returned from Spring Harvest (an annual Christian event ...
Gossip and dishonesty in loving relationships?3/26/2008
  Q: My name is Greg and I have a question I'm struggling with. I apologize if this is long and would ...
  A: Greg! Thank you for the kind words that you have directed towards me. With the limited information ...
Jesus3/11/2008
  Q: One question that has always perplexed me- why did nobody recognise Jesus in Gethsemane, why didn't ...
  A: and thank you for your question. However, I am a little confused myself, and am wondering if you are ...
Deposition3/1/2008
  Q: I am not really a religious person, but i was wondering if you could tell me who was at the ...
  A: My apologies for taking longer than I would usually do to respond but, unfortunately, I lost my ...
Sex2/16/2008
  Q: Is it okay to have sex with anyone or make it an activity that one enjoy?
  A: Obviously, I am unaware as to your own geographical location but, in the so-called West, this is a ...
sons of want12/18/2007
  Q: I have a question regarding a hymn written by Isaac Watts. In one verse, it goes, "Blessings ...
  A: What an interesting, and unusual, question! It's really outside any area of expertise that I might ...
Hebrew 13:412/2/2007
  Q: Could you explain Hebrew 13:4 to me? I do not see how this relates to a couple being faitful to each ...
  A: If I understand you correctly, you are saying that you are UNable to understand how Heb 13:4 relates ...
charismatic movement11/27/2007
  Q: What was the greatest move of God ever recorded OTHER than in the Bible in Acts? I'm talking about ...
  A: That is some question, and I approach it with some temerity! There have been so many mighty moves ...
so many beliefs?11/17/2007
  Q: If it truly says in the Bible that we are to worship no other God but him why are there different ...
  A: series of questions. The Bible certainly makes it clear that we are to worship the one true God. ...
Need help finding some verses!11/16/2007
  Q: I am needing help finding some verses, that I was hoping were in the bible, that you might be ...
  A: The following are some verses from the New Testament that indicate that the Christian is different ...
devotion10/17/2007
  Q: WHAT IS DEVOTION ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE?COULD I GET SOME EXAMPLES OF IT FROM THE BIBLE?
  A: A quick look at my concordance suggests that the actual word “devotion” doesn’t appear in the ...
Noah's ark10/16/2007
  Q: Even though I only have a B.S. in science, I think I can successfully dispute every argument in ...
  A: Although I don't have any degree in Science (even the M.Sc. on which I am working is in Education!), ...
Virginity10/4/2007
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I am happy to offer answers to anyone with a question that refers to the Christian Faith in its widest possible sense. I believe that the Bible is the living Word of God, and seek to base all of my life on its teaching. I also have some knowledge of some of the cults, and of Islam and Judaism. Of course, my answers are just one man's thoughts, and I would always advise a questioner to check with others, and with the Word of God.

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Served as a full-time parish minister in Scotland for about six years, and then spent the last thirty as a teacher (now 'retired') of Religious Education in Secondary Comprehensive schools (ages 11-17) while continuing my own preaching and teaching ministry. I have spent three years as a voluntary Chaplain with Strathclyde Police Force. I also believe that learning is a life-time process, and have recently completed a Master's degree in Divinity. I now spend most of my time in France, ministering mainly to English-speaking groups.

Organizations
Former Presenter on Revival FM - a local Christian, community radio station, broadcasting in west central Scotland, and online at revival.fm Involved with a number of organisations that support Christians who are currently suffering persecution in some 70 countries around the world. Until the formation of the new Police Scotland Force, I was a Chaplain with Strathclyde Police Force, deployed within 'Q' and 'N' Divisions, and also responsible for the Force Training and Recruitment Centre.

Publications
Various articles in Christian magazines. I also maintain a blog - www.crazyrev.blogspot.com My first book, Great Words of the Faith, is available as a Kindle e-book at https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009EG6TJW My second book, Foundations of the Faith, is available as a Kindle e-book at http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00XTAE98C?*Version*=1&*entries*=0

Education/Credentials
Diploma of The Bible Training Institute, Glasgow; Licentiate in Theology of the University of Glasgow; Associateship of The Philosophical Society of England; Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in History from The Open University; Post-grad Certificate of Education - Religious Education and History; Post-grad Certificate in Learning and Teaching; Post-grad Diploma in Management and Learning in Education; Master of Science Degree from the University of Strathclyde; Master of Divinity Degree (with Distinction) from Trinity College and Seminary (accredited by the University of Liverpool)

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