What does the Bible says about slavery? Many people have tried to argue that since the Bible endorses slavery, citing certain pauline letters which seem to encourage compliance with slavery, then the Bible must be flawed and therefore not the word of God. I was wondering how you would answer this? Also, if God made […]

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Is it a sin for different races to marry? No. There is no conceivable grounds in the Bible to justify any sort of racial prejudice or discrimination, and refusing to marry people of other races would certainly fall into this category. James 2:8,9 lists discrimination as a sin on par with adultery and murder. Although […]

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In Christian terms, can you give me a explanation of whether people are born homosexual or not? I have a hard time understanding whether there’s a cause to people becoming homosexual or if God made them homosexual from the beginning of their life? I do not think that babies are homosexual. I am not sure […]

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It is debatable to say whether masturbation is listed specifically as a sin in the Bible. There are probable references to it in the Old Testament. Even involuntary nocturnal ejaculation made the Jewish men “unclean” and required a time when the Israelite was unable to offer certain types of worship. However, we are not under […]

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Is smoking sin? I’ve heard it was disputable and can go either way. Can you please give me deep detailed insight on this matter? Thanks. Yes, smoking is a sin. It is true that the Bible does not prescribe “thou shalt not smoke tobacco.” This is not surprising, because tobacco was not known to the […]

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What does Christianity say about birth control and planned parenthood? The Bible does not say anything directly about birth control or planned parenthood. Nevertheless, a number of biblical principles may be applied in order to help a disciple of Jesus make personal ethical decisions regarding these very important and sometimes controversial topics. Some have taught […]

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