Author Archives: Jonathan Srock

Bodies in the Rapture

This entry is part 93 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

What happens to the physical body in the rapture and when do we receive our new heavenly bodies? Paul discusses what will happen to us during the rapture in a couple of different places. First, if we look at Paul’s … Continue reading

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Unequally Yoked

This entry is part 92 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

When Paul tells us not to be “unequally yoked” with unbelievers 2 Corinthians 6:14, what does that separation look like? How far are the boundaries? Unequally yoked comes from agriculture. This was a wooden device long enough to hold two … Continue reading

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Gifts and Call of God

This entry is part 91 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

Are the gifts and call of God irrevocable despite hidden sin in a minister’s life? This is a good question that none of us knows the answer to until we stand before the Lord in the Bema final judgment. That … Continue reading

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Prepared for Destruction

This entry is part 90 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

In Romans 9:22, Paul is speaking about Pharaoh and Moses. What does “prepared for destruction” mean? Romans 9:22 is part of the first volley of Paul’s argument in Romans 9-11 concerning his people, the Jews, and how God has dealt … Continue reading

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Tithing

This entry is part 89 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

If I own a business, should I tithe off the business or off my income from the business? The short answer is that you tie off of your income. I’ve always said that you can’t give what you don’t have. … Continue reading

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Sword of the Spirit

This entry is part 96 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

How do we use the sword of the Spirit, our Bibles? Ephesians, where Paul mentions the sword of the Spirit, clarifying that it is the Word of God, is a prison epistle. It was written when Paul was imprisoned under … Continue reading

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Testing the Lord

This entry is part 88 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does it mean to test the Lord as Jesus addresses in the second temptation? In Matthew 4:1-11, the devil tempts Jesus three times. Each temptation can be related to the three temptations John mentions (1 John 2:16). We will … Continue reading

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Praying for Readiness

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Prayer Models

I know many people who love to travel. My mom is one of them. Put her behind the wheel of a car and she will drive all day long and enjoy driving. I know other people who hate to travel. … Continue reading

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Fear of the Lord

This entry is part 87 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the fear of the Lord? Can it be actual fear and being scared of what God can do? Proverbs states that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge (Proverbs 1:7). To fear the Lord is … Continue reading

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Judgment in Numbers 16

This entry is part 86 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

Were the whole families included with the 250 people who sunk into the earth in Numbers 16? Numbers 16 presents the third giant rebellion against the leadership of Moses. It is probably the most dramatic of the three. God separates … Continue reading

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