By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) The Word of God assures us that the Lord hears the prayers of His people. Christians can avoid the pains of anxiety by letting our requests be made to known to God by supplication and prayer with thanksgiving (Philippians 4:6-7). We have the confidence that the prayers of God's people are... Continue Reading →
The Sinner’s Prayer Is Still Not In The Bible
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Recently while studying with a friend about the Gospel, I was reminded again of the need to study the Word of God carefully (1 Thessalonians 5:21). You see, there are many false ideas and notions in the religious world around us (1 John 4:1). For that reason, we must make sure... Continue Reading →
The Mysterious Bond Between Angels And Humans
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist). In the Book of Revelation, the inspired Apostle John is told something fascinating by an angel who had been ministering to him: Revelation 19:10-And I fell at his feet to worship him. But he said to me, "See that you do not do that! I am YOUR FELLOW SERVANT, and OF... Continue Reading →
What It Means To Be A Disciple Of Christ
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Recently, I read this quote from a fantastic book: "After Jesus rose from the grave, He left His followers with a simple command: “Go into all the world and make disciples” (see Matt. 28: 19). The church should be known for this. If we are going to call ourselves followers of... Continue Reading →
Are The Witnesses Of The Book Of Mormon Credible?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Some of my favorite Bible studies are with members of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (or members of the Mormon church, as they are usually known). I admire the zeal of the members of this religious organization very much. Spending up to at least two years... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 9:7-Will God Only Forgive Sins Of Ignorance?
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Several times, I have heard the statement made that God will only forgive the sins of those who sin in ignorance. In other words, it is claimed that if a person commits a sin while knowing that it is a sin, God will not forgive said person, even if they... Continue Reading →
Trying To Come To Grips With The Mind-Blowing Implications Of The Love Of The Godhead
By: Mark Tabata (Evangelist) Over the last several weeks in our Wednesday Evening Bible Study at couchtown church of Christ, we have been studying a teaching of Scripture which had mostly been quite unfamiliar to me: the Descent of Christ Into Hades. To be quite honest, I was quite shocked about the things which I... Continue Reading →