Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Dinosaurs in the Bible

Are dinosaurs in the Bible? Yes. God made all creatures on the land and in the sea (Genesis 1:21, 24-25; Psalm 148:7). This means that there were dinosaurs in the Bible. We might even have biblical references to different types … Continue reading

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The Number of Angels/Demons

This entry is part 5 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

Has the number of angels/demons increased since the very beginning? Do they reproduce like humans do or find another way to increase? The Bible never gives a number to the amount of angels that God created. However, we know that … Continue reading

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The Origin of Sin

This entry is part 6 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

Lucifer was cast out of heaven along with other fallen angels, but heaven is a perfect, sinless place. Where did the sin of pride that grew in Lucifer come from? What about the other angels that fell? Were they condemned … Continue reading

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The Firmament

This entry is part 7 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the firmament in Genesis 1:6-8? The firmament is part of the account of creation (Genesis 1-2). Many people are interested in creation and how God created everything that we see. So first, let me briefly highlight how Genesis … Continue reading

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The End Times Restrainer

This entry is part 8 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

What will the withdrawing of the restrainer in 2 Thessalonians 2:6 look like as you understand the process? The Restrainer is a very interesting, almost cryptic, passage tucked away in Paul’s teaching to the Thessalonians on the man of lawlessness. … Continue reading

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Souls before Christ

This entry is part 9 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

Before Christ, where do souls go? The Psalms talk a lot about a place called Sheol, sometimes translated “the pit” or “the grave.” It was the understanding of most of the Old Testament ancients that whether they were saints or … Continue reading

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The Captives in Prophecy

This entry is part 10 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

Who are the captives the Bible refers to that Jesus sets free? As Jesus began his ministry, he went into a synagogue and took the scroll from Isaiah and read from Isaiah 61 concerning himself (Luke 4:16-21). Then he said … Continue reading

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Jesus Coming Soon

This entry is part 11 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

Jesus promised that he will return soon. But it has been 2000 years. What does he mean by soon? Just a few examples of this great promise from our Savior, here are some scriptures: Matthew 24:30-31; John 14:1-3; Acts 1:11; … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53

This entry is part 12 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

How do you explain Isaiah 53 to a Jewish person? Isaiah 53 is commonly held by Christians as a messianic prophecy about Jesus Christ. It is part of Isaiah’s Servant Songs about a messianic figure. It depends on the person … Continue reading

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Bodily Resurrection

This entry is part 13 of 31 in the series Inquiring Minds

What will the resurrection of the body look like? The resurrection of the body is talked about in several places throughout the New Testament. Paul mentions it at the end of his discussion on the resurrection of the body (1 … Continue reading

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