Monthly Archives: February 2021

Age of Creation

This entry is part 446 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why do so many theologians say that the Earth is 6,000 years old when if all the great ages of the pre-flood patriarchs were added together it would amount to a much older planet? The age of 6000 years for … Continue reading

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Creating the New Heavens and New Earth

This entry is part 445 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

According to early Genesis, God created the Earth before the sun, moon, and stars. Will he create the new Heavens and the new Earth in the same manner? Genesis 1:1 says God created the heavens and the earth at the … Continue reading

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Disciplined Desire

This entry is part 96 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

The Bible was written because we forget some of the things it says. It’s hard for us to remember so much information. But it also helps us to see things in different contexts. The Bible covers some of the same … Continue reading

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Jacob and Esau

This entry is part 444 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why was Jacob afraid of his brother Esau? As Jacob returned from his mother’s native land where he served his uncle Laban for 21 years, he knew he had a big problem on his hands. He didn’t leave the land … Continue reading

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Contending for Jesus

This entry is part 94 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Every human being can become addicted to something. Addictions can range from drugs to coffee. Anyone who knows me would tell you I am addicted to books. It’s not among the worst, but an addiction is still addiction. As I … Continue reading

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Sacrificing Isaac

This entry is part 443 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What was God trying to show Abraham (since God already knew) when he tested Abraham by having him attempt to take his own son’s life? Sacrificing Isaac was beneficial for both God and Abraham. Found in Genesis 22, this is … Continue reading

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Free Grace

This entry is part 442 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Would there Biblically be strings attached to free grace? Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote a book called “The Cost of Discipleship” where he talked about the idea that free grace is not free. Jesus died on the cross to bring us grace. … Continue reading

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Foreknowledge and Punishment

This entry is part 441 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did God punish Adam and Eve if he knew they would sin? This is a question we ask from our perspective. We don’t fully understand how God works, how he does things. So we ask questions based on our … Continue reading

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Working for God

This entry is part 93 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Jesus told his followers they are in the world but not of it. We work in the world but our home is in heaven. But what does that look like? Some people charge Christians that they are to heavenly minded … Continue reading

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Genuine Love

This entry is part 440 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does Romans 12:9 teach us about love? “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.” (Romans 12:9–10, ESV) Genuine love among … Continue reading

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