Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Got Questions?

This entry is part 1 of 163 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 Omnipresence

This entry is part 156 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

What are some scriptures that support God being present everywhere? God is present throughout his entire creation. Because he is Spirit () he can be anywhere all the time. At the beginning of creation, all three members of the Trinity … Continue reading

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Stephen

This entry is part 155 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

As righteous as Stephen was before he was stoned, why didn’t he write any of the books of the Bible? All of the books of the New Testament were written by either apostles, those who had first-hand eyewitness account from … Continue reading

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Beasts of Revelation

This entry is part 154 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the difference between the beast of the sea in Revelation 13:1 and the second beast of the earth in Revelation 13:11? These two beasts are the agents of the Dragon, or Satan. They both serve him but in … Continue reading

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Matthew 24-25

This entry is part 153 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why is Matthew 24 so important in the Bible? Matthew 24 is the first half of Jesus’ instructions in telling us what will happen in the last days and end times. I separate the last days from the end times. … Continue reading

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Guardian

This entry is part 152 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does “guardian/tutor” mean in Galatians 3:24? The guardian was much like what we would think of as a nanny today. Before the son of the house was old enough to receive the inheritance, the guardian kept it safe for … Continue reading

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Red Sea Vs. Reed Sea

This entry is part 151 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

What’s the difference between the Red Sea and the Reed Sea? I’ve heard theories that the Israelites walked through the Reed Sea instead of the Red Sea. Depending on what route the Israelites took, they ran into the Red Sea … Continue reading

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Pastoring

This entry is part 150 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

How has being a pastor changed you? I have had the privilege of pastoring for over 10 years now. I think my favorite part of it is that I feel accountable to God’s people and to his Church. I want … Continue reading

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Apostles and Scripture

This entry is part 149 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

Is it true that some of the apostles of Christ never wrote any books of the Bible but just helped with spreading the gospel? Yes, this is true. While it was part of the abilities of a first century apostle … Continue reading

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Bible Truth

This entry is part 148 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

Do you believe that the words in the Bible are the truth? Yes. The Bible claims to be the written words of God conveyed through human authors through the inspiration of his Holy Spirit. Passages like 2 Timothy 3:16–17 make … Continue reading

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David and Bathsheba

This entry is part 147 of 163 in the series Inquiring Minds

According to the Bible, who did David commit adultery with? David committed adultery with Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah (2 Samuel 11). As a king, David should’ve been in the battle with all of his mighty men. Instead he was … Continue reading

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