Monthly Archives: March 2021

Sea in Revelation

This entry is part 463 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

If there will be no sea in the New Earth and New Jerusalem, will the immortal bodies of the saints not require drinking water then? “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and … Continue reading

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Passing the Pipe

This entry is part 105 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Have you ever seen those commercials that make you want to look away? Many of them have subtitles because you can’t understand the person. Lifelong smokers show you the hole in their neck from smoking. The commercial is meant to … Continue reading

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Trampling the Son

This entry is part 462 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does Hebrews 6:4-6 really mean and do believers or unbelievers commit this sin? “For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy … Continue reading

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House of the Lord

This entry is part 461 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning behind Psalm 114:2? Psalm 114:1-2 describes how Israel as a people is God’s holy and sanctified people. They are separate from Egypt, where he freed them from the house of slavery. Egypt is the people of … Continue reading

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Beating Evil Out

This entry is part 460 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning of the Bible verse Proverbs 20:30? “Blows that wound cleanse away evil; strokes make clean the innermost parts.” (Proverbs 20:30, ESV) C This verse may lay the foundation for an argument for corporal punishment. Some people … Continue reading

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More Stuff

This entry is part 104 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

For some people there’s nothing like the thrill, the possibility of getting caught while shoplifting or stealing merchandise. It may start when they are young children, a candy bar here, a small item there. With the advancement of security cameras, … Continue reading

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Judas Iscariot

This entry is part 459 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why was Judas called ‘Iscariot’? Scholars don’t know for sure, but the name “Iscariot” may imply that Judas was part of the Jewish resistance against the Roman Empire. Almost all of the Jews in Palestine in Jesus’ time despised the … Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors

This entry is part 102 of 144 in the series Holiness Matters

Today when you turn on the TV, just about every show you watch isn’t sheepish about sex. Many commercials and products use sex to sell. Fifty years ago you would never see behind the doors of a couple’s bedroom. But … Continue reading

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Paul’s Roman Citizenship

This entry is part 458 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

How was Paul a Roman? Like many in the Roman Empire, Paul had dual citizenship. He was both a citizen of the Jewish nation of Israel and a citizen of the Roman Empire. Roman citizenship was endowed in at least … Continue reading

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Genre of Daniel

This entry is part 457 of 507 in the series Inquiring Minds

Is the Book of Daniel a book of folk tales? The genre of Daniel is prophecy. But as with any book, there are sub genres. None of them is a folk tale. There are historical accounts of Daniel’s three friends … Continue reading

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