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Selflessness and Bible Psychology
October 16, 2009 Blogs, Mental Health and Healing Tim Jennings, M.D.

Regarding your belief that God is love and love is selfless and that the core of Christianity is that human hearts are selfish instead of selfless and other-centred how do you reconcile that with the belief that some women/mothers are selfless and self-sacrifing?

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Christ’s “Effectual Plea” – To Whom Is He Pleading?
October 9, 2009 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

In my study of lesson #8 for the third quarter 2009, “Loving Brothers and Sisters,” under Tuesday’s lesson, I came across a quote by E.G. White… I accept what I believe to be the Biblical view that the plea of Jesus is not to the Father, but to us (sinners)… Please read the quote below and address the highlighted portion.  To whom is Jesus presenting an “effectual plea”? 

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How Are God’s Actions in the Old Testament Loving?
October 2, 2009 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

I was asked how can our GOD be loving when, throughout the bible we see numerous examples of Him killing and displacing the innocent? For example in Joshua 6: 2 He took land from the people of Jericho and gave it to Israel by force

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How Are We Changed by Beholding God?
September 25, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

I would love for you to discuss in depth, the psychological aspects of “by beholding we become changed”. How wrong concepts of God will eventually damage our thinking skills.

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Amusements and Jewelry
September 11, 2009 Blogs, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

What kind of amusement, recreation, and jewlry is appropriate for Christians in light of Ezekiel 16: 10-14  (Many Christian Churches do not support the wearing of Jewelry, is this a conflict?)

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How Could God Take Risks If He Is All Knowing?
September 4, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

I have a question here that’s been bugging me for a few weeks. We teach that God took a risk when he created man and that love takes risks, but if God has an absolute knowledge of the future in regards to whether we will be saved or lost, then how is that a risk?

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Jesus’ Human Nature
August 28, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

For years I’ve had a hard time explaining why Christ had to die. Each of the various reasons given just didn’t seem to add up. Payment, substitution, and other reasons never sounded good enough.

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Creation – Light on Day One but Sun on Day Four, Why?
August 21, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

On the first day of creation, God created light and darkness and gave them names (Day and NIght), beginning the day/night cycle for the days of the week. If this is so, wasn’t the day/night cycle already in place before the sun/moon were created

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Jesus our Advocate & Mediator – For What?
August 14, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

Dear come and reason what does the bible mean by Christ is our advocate and what does it mean by he is our mediator? CC Thanks for your question. I checked several versions of the Bible and the only reference to Jesus as our advocate was found in 1John 2:1 in the KJV.

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Does Perfect Love Remove Fear of My Child Going Astray?
August 7, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

I’ve listened to what you have said about fear and have read in my Bible that perfect love casts out fear. I agree and have experienced that the truth about God does indeed heal fear. Yet there is an area of my life where I really struggle with fear.

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Genesis 3: Did God Punish for Sin?
July 31, 2009 Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

Regarding your belief that God’s law is a natural law and not an imposed one and that you interpret Gods law to be natural consequence, rather than legislated, how do you reconcile that with the very first book in the Bible

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Help with My Daughter
July 24, 2009 Blogs, Family and Relationship Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

My 40 year old  daughter, first born of three daughters, was told by a pastor she and her husband were seeing for marriage counseling, that she has a “Supine” personality.

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