Church News for Ask Pastor Jason

15
Jul

Sticks and Stones

sticks-and-stones1Greetings all,

I have been given a question about a portion of the Sermon on the Mount that talks about murder and being angry. It also talks about calling people fools and morons. Here is the passage that the question comes from:

 “You have heard that it was said to our ancestors, Do not murder, and whoever murders will be subject to judgment.  22 But I tell you, everyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Fool!’ will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But whoever says,‘You moron!’ will be subject to hellfire.” ~ Matthew 5:21-22

The question is, “If I am angry with someone am I really guilty of murder?”

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19
May

Ask Pastor Jason: Time Gaps and Neanderthals

AskPastorJasonPaperGreetings all,

This post took me two weeks because I wanted to study this out a bit before I answered the question. I want to thank Joshua Lococo for his insights and help in studying this out.

Now on to this week’s question:

Pastor Jason, I have a question for your blog. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I even heard about the term “Gap Theory”. Can you explain this and do you think this is where Neanderthals come from? We have science proving there was a Neanderthal type human, but I know that we are made in God’s image and I do not believe this is what Adam and Eve looked like. Can you please explain this?

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30
Apr

A Question of Grace

 

slide-grace-919x262Greetings all,

This week I had quite a few questions about grace. They were all similar, so I’ll just boil it down to one question:

“What does grace look like in action?”

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24
Apr

Ask Pastor Jason: Every Time A Bell Rings

AskPastorJasonPaperHello all,

It‘s another week and I’m so excited about another question to study out. Each week I will answer one of the questions that has been submitted. I will be giving you what I believe to be the answer that I have found.

The awesome thing about our relationship with Jesus and Christ followers is that we can disagree on matters that don’t affect our salvation and still love each other. I just want to say thank you for asking these questions of me. I promise that each time I sit down, I ask the Spirit to guide me and teach me as I study.

So, here we go to the next question…

Define angels, what are they really?

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16
Apr

Ask Pastor Jason: What about the Rapture?

Greetings all,
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First and foremost, I am sure there are going to be things that we will agree on and there may be some things that we do not agree on. But I do not want this to become a place for argument but a place of discovery and open discussion.

What I want us to discover together is a deeper love for God and His word and the encouragement and excitement that can be found as we study and look at these questions in the Word. Through this blog and our interactions, I also want us to better understand each other, too, by learning what is in each other’s hearts.

Now that we’re all in agreement, here’s my first question:
“Do you believe in pre-tribulation rapture or post-tribulation rapture, and why?”
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27
Feb

Ask Pastor Jason

AskPastorJasonPaperGreetings all,

I have wanted to write for a while now, but to be honest I just have not had any motivation to do it. So, I haven’t. But as I have been thinking over the last few days, I have had an idea about how to use this blog in a different want and to give me some motivation at the same time. So, here is what God has put on my heart, and we will ask for his favor.

One of the things that I love to do is study and to show others what I am learning. I love to answer questions and to learn about things that I don’t know (that consist of a lot). I would like to use this new blog as a tool to help answer questions that you may have about faith, life and current events, and how the Bible applies to them. I know this could be a huge task, but I also know that it may help you and it will help me at the same time. This blog series will be called “Ask Pastor Jason”.

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