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 150 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.

What Disasters Will Precede the Final Plagues?

Many people are concerned about what is described in chapter 16 of the biblical Book of Revelation, which discusses what will happen when God brings His wrath in the form of plagues against the earth during the second half of the seven-year period of the  Tribulation, which is the period immediately preceding Jesus Christ’s […]

The Importance of the Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5:22-23a states, “ [T]he fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.”  [Note:  When we quote Scripture in this article, we use the wording in the New King James Version of the Bible.]

Before we attempt to discuss the importance of the fruit of the Spirit, we will consider what several sources say […]

Was Our Nation Founded on a Believe in God?

A number of people argue that the founding fathers of our nation did not regard religion, especially a belief in God, as important.  However, there is considerable evidence to the contrary.

What Our Founding Fathers Said in Regard to God

The following are just a relatively few of the relevant quotes by a number of the […]

Does the Bible Encourage Praying for People Who Have Died?

Many people, particularly those who regard themselves to be Roman Catholics, believe that it is beneficial to pray for people who have died relatively recently.  Those for whom they are praying are people they believe are waiting in a place called “purgatory” until they are permitted to enter heaven.

Official Catholic doctrine states with regard […]

Does the Bible Advocate that Christians Become Socialists?

Before we attempt to answer the basic question posed by this article, we think it would be helpful to define the term socialist.  According to Webster’s Dictionary, a socialist is someone who advocates or supports socialism.  For purposes of this article, we define socialism as the type of society in which everyone (supposedly) shares […]

Why Pray for God’s Help If the Outcome Has Been Predetermined?

One of the conclusions in our article entitled “Is God Really Omnipotent and Omniscient?” is that God knows everything that will occur in the future (i.e., He is omniscient).  [Note: To read that article, click on its title.]  And, because God is omniscient, He knows the outcome of every situation, even before the situation […]

Can Personal Experiences Help to Prove that God Exists?

Before attempting to address the primary question posed by this article, we want to make clear what we mean by the terms prove and God in this article.  When we use the term prove,  the applicable definition in Webster’s Dictionary is “to establish the validity or authenticity of. . . .”  And, when we […]

Is the Biblical Story about Adam and Eve Fictitious?

A number of people do not think that the events in the Bible regarding Adam and Eve are authentic.  The underlying basis for this disbelief is probably that these people do not believe in God and/or they do not believe that Adam and Eve were real people who were created by God.  So, what […]

Is the Biblical Book of Job an Allegory?

The authenticity of the biblical Book of Job is sometimes questioned, particularly with regard to whether or not Job was a real person, but also with regard to whether not there were face-to-face discussions between Satan and God about Job.  If the Book of Job is just an allegory, then there is no compelling […]

Methods of Studying the Bible

In the original King James Version of the Bible, 2 Timothy 2:15 declares, “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”

However, people who want to study the Bible may not be sure how they should do so.  The subsequent discussion of […]