How Many Apostles Were There?

Question: Why do you say there were just twelve apostles? It seems to me that there were at least fifteen (see Acts 1:25, 14:14; Gal. 1:19). Answer: In Matthew 10 we have the record of Jesus choosing His apostles. It reads: “Now the name of the twelve apostles are these…” (Matt. 10:2). Luke’s parallel account … [Read more…]

What Does it Mean to “Speak in Tongues”?

Question: I cannot find anyone who can satisfactorily explain to me the issue of speaking in tongues. Can you help me understand? Answer: Speaking in tongues, as it was called, was one of the Divine gifts of the Holy Spirit, which the Apostles had following the outpouring on the day of Pentecost. By these gifts … [Read more…]

What Are Seraphim and Cherubim?

Question: Please illumine my mind. Are cherubims and seraphims angels? What about Ps. 104:47 So many Hebrew or Jewish teachings indicate that angels can assume any form according to what God wants them to do and perform, such as parting the Red Sea during the exodus of the Hebrews. Your help will be appreciated. Thank … [Read more…]