Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Got Questions?

This entry is part 1 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Welcome to the Inquiring Minds blog posts! I’m glad you stopped in to check it out. Inquiring minds is all about asking questions about the Bible, God, Christian life, and theology. There are virtually no questions on these subjects I … Continue reading

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God’s Children

This entry is part 329 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Since we are all God’s children, how much should we pray to him? Actually, all human beings are not all God’s children. Many politicians are saying this so that they sound like they are inclusive. Only people who believe in … Continue reading

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God’s Regret

This entry is part 328 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does Genesis 6:6 mean “The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled?” This is a really hard part of Scripture. It’s especially hard for us as Christians living in … Continue reading

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Michael the Archangel

This entry is part 326 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Is Michael the Archangel included in the important areas of biblical prophecy? Michael the Archangel only appears in several biblical texts, Daniel’s writings (Daniel 10:21; 12:1), Jude 1:9, and Revelation 12:7. He also shows up in very popular Old Testament … Continue reading

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Languages of the Bible

This entry is part 325 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Was the Bible originally written in three languages, Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek? Yes, the original manuscripts of the Bible were written in these three languages. The Old Testament is written almost completely in ancient Hebrew. Parts of Daniel were written … Continue reading

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Meaning of Genesis 1-11

This entry is part 324 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

When analyzed in depth, what does Genesis 1-11 really say? Genesis 1-11 is one of the most interesting passages of the Bible. So many questions come from trying to explain everything from creation to the flood to how nations came … Continue reading

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Complaining

This entry is part 323 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Where in the Bible does it say not to complain? The idea of complaining can encompass several concepts, such as grumbling and being discontented. We complain when we aren’t happy or don’t want to do what should be done. So … Continue reading

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Good Name

This entry is part 322 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does the Bible say about a good name? Unlike today where we picked names that sound good to us or that we like, many times seeking to find a name that no one else has did make our children … Continue reading

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Clean and Unclean Foods

This entry is part 321 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Does the Bible say all food is clean? Beginning in the Old Testament, God gave Israel laws about clean and unclean animals (Leviticus 11:1-47). This meant that certain animals were good for farming for the Israelites and other animals they … Continue reading

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Understanding the Testaments

This entry is part 320 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

Can it be said that the Old Testament is New Testament concealed and that the New Testament is Old Testament concealed? This could be an accurate way of describing what scholars call the intertextuality of Scripture. And there’s a reason … Continue reading

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Sequence of Revelation

This entry is part 319 of 329 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the sequence of the Book of Revelation? This is a good question because the answers vary widely depending on who you ask. A sequence is slightly different than an outline of the book. An outline only tells you … Continue reading

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