Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Got Questions?

This entry is part 1 of 395 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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Suppressing the Truth

This entry is part 383 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

In Romans 1:18, what is the relationship between men’s unrighteousness and their suppression of the truth? Paul further explains the point that he makes in Romans 1:18 as you continue through the paragraph. Romans 1:18-23 gives the complete thought of … Continue reading

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God and Time

This entry is part 382 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

If a day is like a thousand years and a thousand years is like a day for the Lord, why did he create time in the first place? This idea and phrase comes from 2 Peter 3:8. Before I talk … Continue reading

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Noah and Wine

This entry is part 381 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

Was Noah the inventor of wine? Does that help explain Genesis? In Genesis 9:20-21, the Bible tells us that Noah became a man of the earth, a farmer of sorts, planted a vineyard, made wine, and became drunk. It further … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Kingdom

This entry is part 380 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

John 18:36 what’s your application and reflection? This is one of my favorite conversations between Pilate and Jesus. It is the ultimate testimony of a pragmatist (Pilate) who cannot deny Jesus’ message. He’s not even trying to trap Jesus like … Continue reading

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Old Testament Saints

This entry is part 379 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

Were the Old Testament saints limited only to the Israelites according to the Bible or were any gentile nations included in the contract with God? When you say contract, you are probably referring to the covenant. The covenant itself was … Continue reading

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Apocrypha and the Bible

This entry is part 378 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why are the Apocrypha not part of the Bible? Who decided they shouldn’t count? The Apocrypha was never actually part of the Bible. Let me explain a little bit further. Even the Jewish people did not consider the Apocrypha to … Continue reading

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God’s Rest

This entry is part 376 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does Matthew 11:28 mean in terms of “I will give you rest”? “At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed … Continue reading

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Reading Revelation

This entry is part 375 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why should I even bother to read Revelations? It’s not like I can do anything about it anyways. There are several reasons why it’s important to read the book of Revelation. Revelation is a prophecy about Jesus’ supremacy even in … Continue reading

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Jezebel Spirit

This entry is part 374 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

In 1 Kings 21:7, is Jezebel a wife that belittles or mistreats her husband or is she a wife who encourages King Ahab, her husband? I don’t know if we can judge the tone of her voice or the tone … Continue reading

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Marriage in the Bible

This entry is part 373 of 395 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does the Bible say you have to do to be married? I can’t find any scriptures about what constitutes a ceremony… (signing marriage licenses, having witnesses, a priest) etc .. is all this just a cultural tradition? This is … Continue reading

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