Harvey Armour

About Harvey Armour

For more than 35 years, under the auspices of Crown Financial Ministries and Calvary Baptist Church of Winston-Salem, NC, Harvey Armour taught seminars on personal money management and counseled with people in need of personal financial counseling. Based upon the knowledge he gained in teaching the seminars and in counseling people, Mr. Armour has written more than 40 articles on personal financial management. And, as a result of his longtime interest in finding credible answers to difficult questions regarding spiritual matters, Mr. Armour has also written more than 130 articles regarding difficult biblical matters, based upon information he has gathered from extensive studying of the Bible and various other sources. Mr. Armour has a BBA degree, with a concentration in accounting, from the University of Texas at Arlington, and an MBA degree, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of North Texas. He also has earned certificates as a Certified Public Accountant and as a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Armour is now retired after more than 30 years in asset management . He is married and has two grown children – a son and a daughter. He has lived in Winston-Salem, NC since June 1973, and has been a member of Calvary Baptist Church since 1974.

Are Christians Now God’s Chosen People?

The Old Testament of the Bible makes it clear that during that period of history, the Israelites – particularly the Jews – were God’s Chosen People.  However, there may be uncertainty now as to whether or not the Israelites/Jews are still God’s Chosen People.  Perhaps, Christians have replaced the Israelites/Jews in that regard.  Another […]

Are Both Confession and Repentance Necessary?

Some people may be uncertain whether or not repentance is necessary if they confess their sins.  One of the scriptures that might cause them to have such uncertainty is 1 John 1:9, which declares, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”  Although this scripture […]

Why Christians Should Be Godly Servants

Before we answer the basic question posed by this article, we will determine what it means for Christians to be godly servants.

Webster’s Dictionary defines a servant as person employed to perform services, especially household duties, for another” or “a person devoted to another or to a cause, creed, etc.”  Although the Bible does not […]

What Does the Bible Say about End Times Plagues?

What does the Bible say about plagues that will occur during the last days of the End Times, particularly with regard to how many and what types of plagues there will be and who will suffer from these plagues?

Before we attempt to address these matters, we will define what a plague is insofar as […]

Does Devotion to God Result in Prosperity?

A number of people apparently believe that if they are devout in their relationship with God, He will bless them with prosperity (i.e., wealth, success, etc.).  But, does the Bible support this belief?

During Old Testament times, God blessed with prosperity certain men, including Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, who were among the earliest ancestors of […]

Does God Choose Who Will Serve in Government Positions of Authority?

Does the Bible support the belief that the people who hold important positions in government are chosen by God to serve in those positions?  The verse of scripture that probably is most often cited in this regard is Romans 13:1.  So, we will consider the translations of this verse of scripture by various versions […]

Did Mary Remain a Virgin Her Entire Life?

Many Christians believe that Mary was a virgin only until Jesus Christ was born.  However, many other Christians believe that Mary was a virgin not just until Jesus was born, but all her life.  Which position does the Bible support?

Let’s consider several scriptures that pertain to this matter.  [Note:  When we quote Scripture in […]

Is Getting Drunk a Serious Sin?

Is getting drunk a serious sin, especially for Christians, even if no one else is harmed as a result? In response to this question, we will focus on scriptures that address drunkenness.

[Note:  When we quote Scripture in this article, we use the wording in the New King James Version of the Bible.]

I. 1 Corinthians […]

Is God Always Faithful?

If God is always faithful, why do so many people, including a lot of those who are faithful to Him, suffer from all kinds of hardships and/or tragedies?

Before attempting to answer this question, we want to emphasize that God does not usually cause serious adversities to occur.  One conspicuous exception was the worldwide flood […]

Is Nature Synonymous with God?

Many people believe that the universe, including all forms of life, was created by a Supreme Being who is generally referred to as God.  However, many other people believe that the universe, including all forms of life, came into existence as a result of a completely random universal force they might refer to as […]