Monthly Archives: October 2020

Elijah and Enoch

This entry is part 436 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did the Old Testament describe in detail how Elijah was taken but not Enoch? I have never really thought about the difference between how the Bible presents the glorious gift that God gives to these two righteous men. In … Continue reading

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Do Not Judge

This entry is part 435 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does judge mean in Matthew 7? In Matthew 7:1-6, as Jesus is beginning to wind down the Sermon on the Mount, he brings up the issue of judging others. This is an issue that needs further attention because even … Continue reading

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Neglecting Salvation

This entry is part 434 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Who is the “we” in Hebrews 2:3? The “we” is the congregation of the preacher of Hebrews. He is speaking to the Christian saints in his church. By extension, he speaks to every Christian. The issue he brings up is … Continue reading

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Mount Sinai in the Bible

This entry is part 433 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What happened at Mount Sinai in the Bible? What didn’t happen at Mount Sinai in the Bible? Much of the Old Testament is tied up at Mount Sinai. The first time we hear of the mountain is when God rescues … Continue reading

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Audience of Revelation

This entry is part 432 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Who is Revelation written to? Like every book in the Bible, Revelation was written to two audiences. The first audience was the seven churches of Asia Minor in the first century AD (Revelation 1:4-5). Revelation 2-3 goes into more depth … Continue reading

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Kingdom Character

This entry is part 62 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

There are a lot of people who live their lives without ever knowing what’s expected of them. Sometimes in your job you don’t know what your boss wants from you. You do what you can, but every report and everything … Continue reading

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Understanding the Bible Part 2

This entry is part 430 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why are we too stupid to understand the Bible? It’s not hard. There have recently been several questions phrased very close to this one. I recently answered another question on Quora (also on my blog) that is very close in … Continue reading

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Biggest Book

Is the Bible the biggest book in the world? I don’t understand what you mean by “biggest.” It is not the longest book in the world. But if you are talking about the Bible being the most important book in … Continue reading

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Doctrine of Creation

This entry is part 429 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why is the doctrine of creation important for us today? I think there are a number of reasons the doctrine of creation is important for us today. I want to take a moment to point out just three of the … Continue reading

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Fruit That Will Last

This entry is part 61 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Everyone wants to be productive. I surf the web all the time and find all kinds of blog posts and articles about how to be productive. They cover everything from the apps you can use to be productive to all … Continue reading

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