Bible Answers That Make Sense

Bible Answers That Make Sense

Anger — Righteous Indignation or Selfish Retaliation?
May 9, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Family and Relationship Health Tim Jennings, M.D.

Do you ever get angry? Recently, I was reading an article about marriage in which a Christian author was describing various indicators that might point to demonic oppression as a contributing cause to marital problems. One indicator he listed was “inappropriate anger.”

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The False Allure of Universalism
April 18, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

Recently, I received an email from a sincere lady who expressed her appreciation for my book The God-Shaped Brain, but was concerned that I have failed to embrace the fullness of God’s love by not promoting Universalism. She cited 1 Corinthians 13:8, that “love never fails,”

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Heavenly Sanctuary and Investigative Judgment
March 15, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Documents to Print, Publications Tim Jennings, M.D.

The Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church was founded not only upon the belief in the imminent return of Jesus, but also upon the idea that the church has a special mission to take a specific message to the world as part of preparing the world for the second coming of Christ.

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Exegesis and the Thought Police
March 13, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

Have you ever received a note or email with a comment that went something like this: According to Professor Smarter-than-you of the Biblical Academic Institution, your exegesis on Bible text such and such is incorrect”? 

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Selfishness and Governance
March 7, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Life's Tough Questions Tim Jennings, M.D.

Selfishness is the root of sin, resulting from believing lies about God and breaking the circle of love and trust.

Selfishness is based in fear and brings forth envy and jealousy.

Selfishness leads to exploiting others rather than serving others.

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New Wine in Old Skins
February 20, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

Recently, I received an email from a friend that had such powerful insight that I asked permission to post it on our website as a guest blog. I hope you find it as impactful as I did. – Dr. J

Issues of women’s ordination and compliance committees have some of us thinking that deeper forces are at work today in the church.

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Peace in a Violent World
February 14, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Family and Relationship Health, Mental Health and Healing Tim Jennings, M.D.

The Bible tells us that we are living at the end of time and that it is at this time in human history that the evil one would become more ferocious in his attacks upon humanity. But what kind of war does Satan wage?

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What Is Essential for Salvation?
February 6, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs Tim Jennings, M.D.

Have you ever wondered what the essential elements are that make someone a child of God?

Is it:

Whether they profess Jesus as their Savior?
Whether they were baptized in the right way?
What day they attend worship services?

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The Lie That Led To Penal Substitution Theology
January 10, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Design Law Tim Jennings, M.D.

God is the Creator who built all reality—space, time, energy, matter, and life. His laws are the laws that reality is constructed to operate upon; the laws of gravity, physics, thermodynamics, health, and the moral laws. These are fixed principles upon which life is constructed to exist.

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Sabbath — Imposed Rule or Design for Life?
January 1, 2019 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Design Law Tim Jennings, M.D.

I have many friends who were raised Seventh-day Adventist and were taught to observe the Bible Sabbath from Friday sunset to Saturday sunset—the same Sabbath hours the Jewish people observe. But many of them have found the day to be a day of restriction, a day filled with lists of all the things they cannot do.

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Truth — How It Unfolds and Advances
December 6, 2018 Bible Answers That Make Sense, Blogs, Character Development Tim Jennings, M.D.

Do you want to be a person of truth, someone who loves the truth, who is able to comprehend the truth and move forward in truth as it is revealed?

The Bible tells us that those who are lost are lost because “they refused to love the truth and so be saved” (2 Thessalonians 2:10).

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