Got Questions? Archives - Reasons for Hope

What evidence is there that proves God as Creator?September 1st, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   That’s a question about which volumes have been written.  From the smallest seed to the vastness of the universe we see God’s hand of design and His creative majesty in everything.  From…read more

What are the Five Solas?August 24th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   The Five Solas are five Latin phrases that summarize the theological convictions about essential beliefs in the Christian faith. They originate from the Protestant Reformation that began when the former Roman Catholic…read more

Why did Jesus weep knowing He would raise Lazarus?August 17th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the grave is, perhaps, the most wonderful of all the miracles He performed.  In the account we see Jesus’ humanity.  Jesus wept just like we do when…read more

Why did the LGBT use God’s rainbow for their flag?August 10th, 2015 by 

    By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   The answer will surprise you, but first let’s walk through some history.  Forever, the rainbow has been a symbol of God’s promise.  This dates back to the everlasting covenant God made…read more

What do the 12 stones UNDER the Jordan River mean? (Joshua 4)August 3rd, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Question:  I understand the meaning of the 12 stones on the west bank of the Jordan River in Joshua 4, but what about the other 12 stones that Joshua placed in the…read more

The Meaning of Colors in the Bible?July 27th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Read also: The Meaning of Numbers in the Bible?   Colors in the Bible have symbolic significance that can remind us about God and His plan of redemption.  Just like with numbers, colors…read more

The Meaning of Numbers in the Bible?July 20th, 2015 by 

By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope Read also: The Meaning of Colors in the Bible? Both numbers and colors have significance in hermeneutics (interpreting Scripture).  The Word of God is clear in what is written, and it is deep in what…read more

Tattoo Testimonies — What can we learn from them?July 13th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Two weeks ago the question, Is my tattoo a sin? was answered. In closing, I asked readers to send me images of God-honoring tattoos with their reasoning for getting the tattoo, the meaning…read more

What makes the Bible so unique?July 6th, 2015 by 

By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope The Bible is made up of 66 books written over 1,500 years and penned by about 40 different writers—most of whom did not know each other.  The writers had different backgrounds, varying economic and…read more

Is my TATTOO a sin?June 29th, 2015 by 

  By Shari Abbott, Reasons for Hope   Question:  I have a tattoo and I’m a Christian.  In fact, I was a Christian when I got the tattoo.  I’ve been told a tattoo is sinful because it’s marking the body. …read more

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