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Gentlemen,

I need your prayers. I was just released from the hospital after hip replacement surgery. My children are being overprotective; even though they are loving and caring Christian children, they do not understand my ministry.

I write letters of encouragement to the sick, the lost, and the men and women in the military who don’t have anyone to write to them.

My daughter thinks I spend too much money on stamps, and I have no income. They have taken control of my money, my checks, and my mail so I won’t waste my money.

I love my children, but I cannot leave the house or drive at the present time. I love to read and write my letters. I receive notice from people all the time about how much I’ve encouraged them and brought them hope.

I try to be frugal and buy books and stationary, cards and envelopes on sale so I won’t waste money. In today’s computer age, people are starving for a word of encouragement written especially for them, but my children do not see this value in the written letter.

This is why I need your prayers. I need a way to earn money, but all I can do is write. I’ve written a couple of magazine articles, but nothing like selling a book. Please pray that I can find a way to earn some money so I can buy my stamps and stationary. I love your magazine and would love to purchase some of your “on sale books” when I can.

Our nation is in a seriously troubled state. We need revival in a big way.

-S. Adams, CT
Dear Dr. Liebi,

I read with interest your cover story in the April News From Israel, “Beware, Antichrists!” but I am a little confused as to what you really believe.

I do not believe in three persons in the Godhead, but three manifestations of the one God. That is, God the Father in Creation, God the Son in redemption, and God the Holy Ghost in the church, and these three are one.

He is the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom He has sent. John 17:3, “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” Also 2 Corinthians 5:19, “To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.” Himself who? Himself God!

What are the words of reconciliation? “Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.”

I would love to speak to you in person if you are willing; maybe we could work it out.

I will say bye for now, hoping to hear from you, and may God richly bless you in Jesus’ name.

-R. Ball, IN
Dear Brother Froese:

This is the most important question I will ever ask, so I am trusting in your wisdom to set this straight in my mind. Please don’t misunderstand: I am not on the devils’ side, but the Bible says what it says. Help!

In the Garden of Eden, one of the claims made by Satan was that if Adam and Eve disobeyed their Creator and ate the forbidden fruit, they would be as gods (Genesis 3:5).As soon as this happened, “And the LORD God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil” (Genesis 3:22). Doesn’t this mean that Satan was right?

-M. L. in Williamsport, PA
Dear Brother Froese,

Recently at a funeral, I overheard someone say that the deceased, being a born again Christian, was in heaven looking down at his loved ones here on earth and smiling down on them.

I haven’t been able to find anything in the Bible to back up this statement.

I would appreciate your response to this. Also, we really enjoy your magazine. It helps in our study of the Bible.

Thank you in advance. May the Lord bless your ministry.

-Mrs. R.O., LaSalle, CO
Dear Arno Froese,

I realize that the Bible in no way encourages being carnal, but both the Old and New Testament says that there is such a thing as a carnal Christian. Please explain to me how a Christian, who will stand at the Judgment Seat of Christ, will be burned up. The Bible says that if you give a cup of water to someone in Jesus’ name, you will receive a reward for it. How could they have ever turned from their sins in order to be saved? Also, please explain how turning from your sins is not works on your part.

The 1st Corinthians’ carnal Christians were practicing all kinds of sin and the Bible said many of them were sick, and many of them “slept” because of living that way. Please explain how they could live this way, if they had to turn from their sins in order to be saved.

-L.R.A., Lake City, FL
Dear Arno,

I have considered signing an organ donor card in view of my death, but am hesitant to do so because I don’t know if God approves of that practice. I can’t find a verse that addresses it. Can you help me?

I eagerly await each copy of Midnight Call. It is the best magazine I have found on Bible prophecy and world events leading up to our blessed Savior’s soon return.

-E.E., Everett, WA
Dear Mr. Froese,

My father and I had a discussion about homosexuals the other day. We are both Christians and do not support the homosexual way, though we did have an argument.

I say that a person is not born homosexual; that is, no one is born to become attracted to the same sex in a
sexual manner.

Based on the book of Romans and Leviticus, I don’t believe that God could condemn these people for their acts if they were created this way and could not make a choice.

I believe that homosexuality is a choice each individual makes due to various circumstances in their lives.

My father believes that homosexuals are born with a genetic imbalance. He does not support their ways and believes that God expects them to resist this nature and overcome it because it is sin in God’s eyes.

Would you please respond in a letter with your views concerning the truth of God?

-R.E., Washington, NJ
Dear Pastor Froese,

When using some Bible texts to strengthen our faith, or [when using them] in prayer, are we required to quote the passages exactly as they are given in the Bible, [although they] vary in wording many times?

Philippians 4:13 is one I am now concentrating on, “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.” I prefer, “I can do all things through Christ who empowers me.” Is this wrong and does it really change the meaning of the text? I would appreciate your reply. Thank you very much.

-S.W., Bolivar, MO
Dear Brother Froese,

Thank you for your ministry. I appreciate that you don’t just sit around and “talk and argue” fine points of prophecy while forgetting about being doers of the Word also! If Bible prophecy doesn’t spur us on to holier living (2nd Peter 3:10), something is wrong with us!

I have a question that I suppose isn’t all that important, but one about which I’d love to hear your input.

Some say we must know when and where we were saved if our salvation experience is valid. Others say that the really important matter is how are we living now.

Belief in Christ must be present tense! I put myself in group #2. I’d appreciate your opinion (Bible-based, of course). Thank you and God bless you.

-I.T., Polkton, NC
Dear Arno:

It would be interesting to have this letter printed in your paper to see what others think about the points I am about to make.

You state that Trinity doctrine is beyond our capacity to intellectually analyze. Perhaps that is true, because as we will see, it is man’s doctrine. God’s truth only needs to be “rightly divided.” Let us look at the facts and the truth, and let the rest disappear.

Mark 1:10-11, “And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him: And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” Your statement that Jesus is true God has a problem here. God is speaking to God? God is receiving the Spirit?

You see, God has not only given me an understanding of His Word, but [He also has given me] the questions to ask as well. Your statement about the Trinity doctrine above simply proves to me that you cannot answer the question regarding Mark’s gospel.

This is not the only place; there are many others as well. For instance, Jesus does not know the day or hour He is to return for the saints? Jesus is true God and does not know that? Your intellectual analysis cannot be true. Why? First, let us look at 1st Timothy 2:5, “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.”

What is a mediator? To be a true mediator, one cannot be partial to one of the parties for which he is a mediator.” Therefore, in order for Jesus to be a true mediator between God and man, He can be neither.

Now about your statement that Jesus is true man. Really? If so, then any of us could have died on the cross. No? Of course not.

Jesus cannot be true man. Jesus first was born of a virgin, but more importantly, He had no sin. Every true man has sin; therefore Jesus cannot be true man, but a man nonetheless.

More verses could be used; however, you will either see the error from these verses about Trinity doctrine or else you will not.

This is as simple as I could possibly make this letter, at least at this time. Truth will always be known because nowhere in the Bible will it conflict with other verses.

If we honestly seek truth there should be no question we cannot answer – you especially should understand that – if the Spirit is the one teaching us.

There is just no other way. Jesus answered even tougher questions than these. Jesus received it in power. God did not. Amen. Just give truth a chance and do not be afraid; it is all in the Bible.

-N.E., Germany

Dear Mr. Froese,

I am a subscriber to your magazine, Midnight Call. I am very eager to know the answer to the following question: The Jews are looking forward to the coming of their Messiah. Christians are looking forward to the Second Coming of their Messiah. Are they one and the same?

Your answer will be very much appreciated. Also, could you please quote the source to your answer.

-E.T., CANADA

Dear Sir:

I would very much like for you to answer a question for me and some of our church members.

We know that the Rapture is the next thing to happen, and that believers will be judged and rewarded. This will be the seven-year tribulation period on earth. Then the Second Coming of Christ to earth with His saints will take place, followed by the 1000-year reign.

Where will the Christians be? Will they be on the earth during the Millennium? What will the people be doing during the Millennium? Also, where will the wicked be at this time?

Please explain this to me. We would sure appreciate some light on this.

I enjoy your magazines on prophecy. May the Lord continue to bless you. I believe Jesus is coming soon.

-C.U., Littleton, NC

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