Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Got Questions?

This entry is part 1 of 98 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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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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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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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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Realm of the Dead

This entry is part 85 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

What was the realm of the dead and can you explain the biblical worldview? There are a number of rebellions in the book of Numbers. Beginning in Numbers 12:1-16 before the Israelites spy out the land, Moses’ brother and sister, … Continue reading

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Relationship with Jesus

This entry is part 99 of 98 in the series Inquiring Minds

What’s the importance of being in relationship with Jesus? Our relationship with Jesus is everything! It’s the reason we can’t just talk about judgment and wrath. But we must all realize that a relationship with Jesus is not a done … Continue reading

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