Monthly Archives: April 2020

Gnosticism

This entry is part 135 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

Can you give me an overview of Gnosticism? Gnostics were false teachers and heretics from about the first to second century AD. They began in the church but were deemed heretics because of their false beliefs by the church fathers. … Continue reading

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Praying in the Spirit

This entry is part 17 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

I’ve always been fascinated by game changers. One of them is a secret weapon. The thing about a secret weapon is that the enemy never expects it. Whether it is concealed on your person or it is an unexpected surprise, … Continue reading

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Jewish Tax Collectors

This entry is part 134 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

In Luke 19 in the story of Zacchaeus the tax collector, Jesus talks about salvation and calls him a son of Abraham. Was he a Jew and a son of Abraham before this or did Jesus declare him this as … Continue reading

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Spirit of Antichrist and Antichrists

This entry is part 133 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the spirit of antichrist? In 1 John 2:18, why does it say antichrists? The spirit of antichrist is the devil working through the world system, politics, economics, and religion. Antichrist comes from two Greek words, anti (against) Christos … Continue reading

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Hook Line and Sinker

This entry is part 36 of 40 in the series Holiness Matters

The American spirit is one like never before in human history. We do things the way we want. We are built on an individualistic society. It’s all about us. Unless a tragedy happens. And then we bind together like most … Continue reading

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Antichrist and Abomination of Desolation

This entry is part 132 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

Does the abomination of desolation refer to the antichrist as well? Indeed it does. The abomination of desolation was first prophesied by Daniel (Daniel 12:11). The idea of the prophecy is that the Temple will be violated in some way. … Continue reading

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Telescoping of Prophecy

This entry is part 131 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

Can you explain the telescoping nature of prophecy? Telescoping prophecy is an interpretive understanding of how the fulfillment of prophecy works. It postulates that throughout time from the moment the prophecy is given to the time it is completely fulfilled … Continue reading

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The Lord Buries Moses

This entry is part 130 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

In Deuteronomy 34:5-6, Moses climbs the Mount and the text literally says that God buried Moses. Is this a literal reading of the Lord burying Moses and how would that have happened? There are three options here that would agree … Continue reading

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Applying Psalm 91

This entry is part 129 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

How do I apply Psalm 91 to Christians and God’s protection for us? Psalm 91 is a messianic Psalm. It concerns God’s promises for the Messiah, Jesus Christ. The images of protection, especially the image of angels protecting him so … Continue reading

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Altars of Uncut Stones

This entry is part 128 of 165 in the series Inquiring Minds

In Deuteronomy 27, the altar on Mount Nebal had an altar of stones that were not fashioned by humans with an iron toll. Are there other places in the Bible? Is there a theological principle or significance here? There is … Continue reading

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