Author Archives: Jonathan Srock

Carried by Angels

This entry is part 410 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does it mean that Lazarus was carried off by the angels to Abraham’s side (Luke 16:22)? The parable of the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31 is only conveyed by Luke. None of the other Gospels have this … Continue reading

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Beginning of Genesis

This entry is part 409 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

How does the Book of Genesis begin? Genesis is the book of beginnings. So it would make sense that Genesis begins at the beginning of human history. It doesn’t tell the beginning of God, because God has always existed and … Continue reading

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Feeling It

This entry is part 84 of 84 in the series Holiness Matters

For many of us, emotions run our lives. None of us can stop the emotion from happening. And there’s a few of us who don’t even think about how we react. Our emotions can get us into trouble and most … Continue reading

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Casting Lots

This entry is part 408 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the “Lot” in Proverbs 16:33? “The lot is cast into the lap, but its every decision is from the Lord.” Proverbs 16:33 This proverb concerns the decision making process. The “lot” here refers to a decision-making device. Casting … Continue reading

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The Biblical Conscience

This entry is part 83 of 84 in the series Holiness Matters

People use the phrase, “Get a conscience” all the time. They usually refer to people they think are morally base. These are people who don’t make the right moral decisions as far as they are concerned. It’s usually phrase we … Continue reading

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Divine Messiah

This entry is part 407 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

To whom does Micah 5:2 refer and how should we understand the phrase, “whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting”? This is a prophecy about Jesus, the Messiah. It probably had a preliminary fulfillment in the times … Continue reading

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Longing for Home

This entry is part 406 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning of Psalm 84? The context of Psalm 84 is praise to the Lord and the desire to dwell in the Temple and worship the Lord forever. The dwelling place of God is the Temple in Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Rider on the White Horse

This entry is part 405 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

Is the rider of the white horse in Revelation the return of Apollo? This is a tough question to answer because of the many different interpretations of the book of Revelation. There are at least four prevalent interpretive views of … Continue reading

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Godly Decision Making

This entry is part 82 of 84 in the series Holiness Matters

Our decisions affect our present and future. I don’t know anyone who wants to make bad decisions in life. Wrong decisions the to an unpreferred future. No one wants a world that doesn’t benefit them. How do we make good … Continue reading

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Two Witnesses

This entry is part 404 of 422 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why do the two witnesses of Revelation have powers if they came to preach? The preaching of the gospel is often accompanied by signs and wonders of the Spirit. This is the reason that the two witnesses had the power … Continue reading

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