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.

Does Christianity Require Blind Faith?

Atheists and, perhaps, most agnostics believe that religion in general is based upon superstition and cannot be supported by credible evidence.  They tend to think that people who are religious are ignorant, especially with regard to scientific evidence that supposedly indicates natural forces created the universe, including all forms of life.  As a result, […]

Should Everyone Fear God?

Many scriptures in the Bible seem to indicate that everyone, including those who are devoted to God, should fear Him. This seems incongruous with the belief that if a person loves someone, that person should not need to be afraid of the one they love, especially if the one they love truly loves them. […]

What Is the Gospel?

Dozens of scriptures in the New Testament mention the term gospel, but most of them do not provide an explanation as to the meaning of the term.  So, what is the gospel?

Strong’s Concordance explains the term gospel, as follows:
In the NT it denotes the “good tidings” of the kingdom of God and of salvation […]

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.

First, we will define the term godly.  For purposes of this article,  the term godly means “devoted to God” or “devout,” as defined by Webster’s Dictionary.  Therefore, a godly person will seek to […]

What Does the Bible Say about End Times Plagues?

In this article, we will focus on what the Bible says about plagues that will occur during the last days of the so-called 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 […]

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 scripture that probably is most often cited in this regard is Romans 13:1, so we will focus on that scripture.

[Note: The words that we highlight in each of the […]

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 belief does the Bible support?

The following scriptures pertain to this matter.  [Note:  When we quote Scripture in this article, […]