Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Got Questions?

This entry is part 1 of 210 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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Reducing the Age of Humans

This entry is part 210 of 210 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 210 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 210 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 210 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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Repentance

This entry is part 205 of 210 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 210 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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Old Testament Rules

This entry is part 203 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did some rules from the Old Testament cease to exist? Why are things included in the Old Testament that do not pertain to us today? Old Testament laws are still in place today. But Christians don’t follow all 613 … Continue reading

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Hearing the Gospel

This entry is part 202 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

Does everyone worldwide have to hear the gospel of Christ before his return? Many scholars have discussed and debated this question for a very long time. The idea comes from two issues in the New Testament. The first is the … Continue reading

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Eating Pork

This entry is part 201 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why do most Christians eat pork, whereas the Bible says not to? Did I miss something? Because it tastes good. Sorry, couldn’t help myself. The prohibition against eating pork is part of the Old Testament laws of Moses. Specifically, this … Continue reading

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Moral Knowledge

This entry is part 200 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

According to Adam and Eve, why is knowledge bad, that they are forbidden to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil (everything)? God forbade Adam and Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and … Continue reading

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