Author Archives: Jonathan Srock

Sermons

This entry is part 211 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

Who delivers a sermon? Generally, a pastor, priest, or some type of clergy. But that’s only if you are talking about a sermon as a specific type of communication. In my opinion, anyone can preach a sermon. The word for … Continue reading

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Reducing the Age of Humans

This entry is part 210 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why don’t people live to 960 years of age any more, like they did back in the days of Methuselah and Noah? Because of the wickedness of humanity on the earth during the time of Noah right before the flood, … Continue reading

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Contradictions in the Bible

This entry is part 209 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

If the Bible is filled with contradictions, what else can we depend on to gain knowledge and guidance? Such a general question as this is very hard to answer. What contradictions do you see in the Bible? You can’t just … Continue reading

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Humanity before the Flood

This entry is part 208 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

What was the condition of mankind during the time of Noah when God sent the great floods? Genesis 6 describes the condition of humanity before God brought the flood. They were discovering new ways to sin and hurt God’s heart. … Continue reading

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Divisions in the Church

This entry is part 207 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning of 1 Corinthians 1:10? Paul begins First Corinthians by dealing with the divisions that are forming in the church. Of all the churches he founded, this one gave him the most headaches. They were constantly writing … Continue reading

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Humble Praise

This entry is part 21 of 21 in the series Prayer Models

When something wonderful happens in our lives, we can’t contain our joy and happiness. We want to share it with the world, with everyone around us. We get excited about it. That’s no different from when our relationship with God … Continue reading

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Closer to God

This entry is part 206 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

How can I get closer with God? I’m really struggling with this. It feels like the only reason I follow him is to get everlasting life. Is this selfish or human nature? There is so much more to knowing God … Continue reading

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Repentance

This entry is part 205 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

Is repentance necessary for salvation or is it considered a work? Please help, as I don’t know what to think anymore. Repentance is part of salvation. We must have godly sorrow over the sin that we commit against God and … Continue reading

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Church and State

This entry is part 204 of 211 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the meaning of Romans 13 which is about submission to governing authorities, and states, “The authorities that exist have been established by God”? I thought church and state were separate. The separation of church and state is an … Continue reading

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Three Old Testament Laws

This entry is part 45 of 45 in the series Holiness Matters

In our society, we have people who hate laws and violate them at every turn. And other people are by the book. They can get so legalistic it feels like they’re not even living life. These are two extremes and … Continue reading

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