Pastor Jesse Martinez - Questions and Answers

  • Q 016 - Question: “I don’t want to sound dense. So Jesus died for me. Then why do we still die? Then I hear that Jesus paid my penalty. But the penalty is Hell. This is all very confusing to me.” Answer: Charles, you do not sound dense. I can understand the confusion. Thankfully, the Bible is very …

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  • Q 015 - Question: With the rapture seemingly ever close, is there a time where having children would not be a sound idea because we are potentially so close to the rapture? Or is this just bad thinking. Answer: I like to point to Psalms 127:3-5. Children are a blessing from the Lord, regardless of the time in …

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  • Q 014 - Question: My desire to reach and share the amazing, good news gospel of Jesus with the unsaved has been increasing more and more every time I go out. As I encounter more people one of the questions I have been asked is why does God allow children to suffer terrible heinous crimes, and get murdered? …

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  • Q 013 - Question: “How do I navigate the feelings of hurt and betrayal by the ones who taught me everything I know about the Bible and God? Sometimes I feel like the deceptiveness has pushed me away from God.” Answer: Thanks for sending in your question. I’m sorry you have experienced hurt, betrayal, and deception by those who …

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  • Q 012 - Question: “I know a pastor who says he has been to Heaven. When I asked him had he really been to Heaven he said yes. Then I said that the Bible only talks of two people who have seen Heaven, which is Paul and Stephen. He responded that a person can go to Heaven in many …

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  • Q 011 - Question: “How can we fight against being double minded and having doubts?” – Samantha A. Answer: Double mindedness is spoken of in James 1:8 and it is best understood as a person who trusts and obeys God part of the time but not consistently. They are unsteady and weak because they are not fully committed …

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  • Q 010 - Question: “Is there a point biblically when a child of God no longer has to submit to the government or those in secular positions of authority above them if they cross a certain line? Hope this is clear.”  Answer: We have instructions from God in Romans 13:1-7 which clearly command us to “be subject to …

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  • Q 009 - Question: “What is the best scripture to give my cousin when she says the devil believes and trembles? She listens to you a lot but always brings this up to me I have tried to answer her the best I can, but she just keeps saying but the devil also believed.” Answer: It’s difficult to know …

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  • Q 008 - Question: “I am trusting 100 percent in the death burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ alone for my salvation. But here is my question. After I believed on Jesus was I supposed to feel something or have an experience? I often doubt my salvation because I didn’t have anything like that and it’s bothered me for …

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  • Q 007 - Question: “I have read that over 50 percent (although the estimates on this vary somewhat) of fertilized eggs never even implant into the womb. In other words, they are “spontaneously aborted” and the woman never even knows that she conceived. Do you believe that all of these tiny zygotes will be in heaven?” Answer: It’s …

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  • Q 006 - Question:  “My husband when we married was a Freewill Baptist, and believes you cannot lose your salvation, but you can freely give it up. you can pluck yourself out of his hand, You can choose not to follow him any more, and if you Deny God, you can never be saved again. I have 3 sons, all …

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  • Q 005 - Question: “Is the gospel that we preach, classed as hyper-grace? People like Dr. Michael Brown who is an Arminian, who believes you can lose it, which I don’t agree with, say that this hyper grace that is being preached is from Satan. Joseph Prince apparently, a word of faith prosperity gospel preacher, teach it too. Can …

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  • Q 004 - Question: “I attend a church that the pastor is convinced you can sin enough to lose your salvation. He claims if you are not changed at the time of being saved you were not saved to begin with. “The renewing of your mind” is when you accept Jesus into your life. This has really given …

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  • Q 003 - Question: “I believe in once saved, always saved. How do you answer a person who says you can lose your salvation if you stop believing? They do not accept John 6:37 and 39. They say if you can be saved by believing and trusting Christ, then you can lose it the same way; by not …

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  • Q 002 - Question: “Galatians 5:20-21 sounds like it is talking about losing your salvation. However, I know we are saved by grace. Please explain this to me.” Answer:  It is important to note the beginning of Galatians chapter five. Verse one says, “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not …

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  • Q 001 - Question: “If God gives us freewill to accept or reject his salvation, will he also allow us by our freewill renounce it and give it back and become lost once again by our unbelief?”. Answer: The Bible answer to your question is no, God does not allow a person who has believed on the death, burial, …

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