Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Testing the Lord

This entry is part 88 of 103 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 103 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 103 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 103 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 104 of 103 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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Dramatic Judgment

This entry is part 103 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

What was the difference between the dramatic Old Testament judgments and God dealing with us in the New Testament? I think a couple of the reasons people think that God is not as judgmental or doesn’t bring his wrath as … Continue reading

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A Different God

This entry is part 105 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Does God seem to act differently in the Old Testament? At first glance many people believe that the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament are different. The God of the Old Testament is judgmental … Continue reading

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Examples of New Testament Judgment

This entry is part 84 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

What are some examples of God’s judgment of believers in the New Testament? We’ve already discussed some of the judgments of God in the New Testament, like judgment beginning with the house of God (1 Peter 4:17). We also went … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Jezebel

This entry is part 83 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

In Revelation 2:20-23, who is Jezebel in that church and what is the situation? The church of Thyatira looked like a vibrant church. Every time they worked for the Lord, their works exceeded the last works they did. They had … Continue reading

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Process of Sanctification

This entry is part 102 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

What are the steps a person takes from being a nonbeliever to being conformed to Christ? Many people don’t talk about the entire process from start to finish of how God draws us to him and then sanctifies us after … Continue reading

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