Category Archives: FAQ

Is Masturbation a Sin?

This is a question we get quite frequently here at Talk to a Pastor, so we decided to provide a scripted answer to some questions we get about masturbation and pornography. No. There is no scripture in the bible that says masturbation is a sin. Occasional masturbation, in and of itself, is not a sin. It is preferable to fornication. Masturbation, like many other things, may not be a sin, but they can lead to […]

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Does the Bible Really Say Homosexuality is a Sin?

Does the bible really say homosexuality (and other LGBTQ lifestyles) is sin? This question is on a lot of people’s minds today. What people are really wanting to know is, can I be LGBTQ and still enjoy a relationship with God?  What does the Bible say? There is a short answer and a long answer. The short answer, while accurate, often leaves the wrong impression with people seriously looking for spiritual answers to these issues. […]

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Do People Who Commit Suicide Go To Hell?

If you are having suicidal thoughts we encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 right now to get help. Your life is important and there are other options besides suicide. It has been said that suicide is a permanent reaction to a temporary problem. Yet, many people struggle with this issue. Suicide SEEMS like a viable option only because they see no other way out. I say seems, because most suicidal […]

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What Must I Do to be Saved?

A straight answer to a straight question. If having your sins forgiven and going to heaven sounds good to you, you might be asking what you need to do to become a Christian.  You’re in good company, for the last 2000 years, people have been asking that question.  The Apostle Paul (the guy who wrote many books of the New Testament) was in prison for preaching the Gospel.  One night the prison guard, thinking his prisoners […]

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Have I Committed the Unpardonable Sin?

Believe it or not, this is one question we get quite frequently here at Talk to a Pastor. Many people are concerned that, at some point in their life, they did something that God just could not forgive. It is a good and fair question and one that needs a good Biblical answer. There IS an unpardonable sin, but you probably haven’t committed it. The reason why is because the Bible tells us that the […]

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I Don’t Think God Likes Me, Let Alone Loves Me.

It is understandable how you might feel this way. Basically you see yourself as worthless in at least some area of your life and because you see yourself as worthless, you think God sees you as worthless, but let me assure you, God does love you!  “But why,” you might ask? Good question! You see the big difference between people and God is that people often base their relationships on things like beauty, performance and […]

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Hasn’t Science Disproved God?

We live in an age and society of logical and rational thought. Due in part to our classical Greek and Roman influences, Western nations have become mesmerized with the power and answers found in science.  It is a study that permeates virtually every aspect of our society to the point that the scientific method is practically inseparable from our Western psyche. This has been both a major reason for our nation’s success and one of […]

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