Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Marriage in the Bible

This entry is part 373 of 396 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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Compassion Ministry

This entry is part 372 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

What Bible verse said, “whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine…”? This saying is found as Jesus teaches about end times events, specifically the final judgment when he comes back to the earth to sit on … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Speaks

This entry is part 371 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why can’t the Holy Spirit if “He” is God speak of his own initiative? Why is it that “He” can only speak what “He” hears? In his gospel, John records Jesus talking about the Holy Spirit as he was preparing … Continue reading

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Frightening Bible Books

This entry is part 370 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the most frightening book of the Bible? In my opinion, there are at least two. I don’t know that I can nail it down to just one. Each of my choices is frightening for different reasons. But I … Continue reading

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Elijah’s Depression

This entry is part 369 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the story of the prophet Elijah’s breakdown? How did Elijah repent? What are the steps taken for forgiveness, his assurance, and the result of his life? After the great victory Elijah got to witness as God used him … Continue reading

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Paul’s Name Change

This entry is part 368 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

After Paul’s supernatural change from Saul to Paul, is it possible that his missionary life would have been the most Christlike besides the savior himself? I don’t know that it was a supernatural change that happened as far as Paul’s … Continue reading

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He Who Has an Ear

This entry is part 367 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

He who has an ear… What do you think that means from Revelations? This phrase appears eight times in Revelation (Revelation 2:7, 11, 17, 29; 3:6, 13, 22; 13:9). In every instance except Revelation 13:9, it is followed by, “let … Continue reading

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Manna from Heaven

This entry is part 395 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

What food fell from the sky in the Bible? The food God provided for the Israelites in the wilderness for all 40 years of their wilderness wandering, well, even they didn’t know what to call it. The Bible calls it … Continue reading

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Elijah and Enoch

This entry is part 394 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did the Old Testament describe in detail how Elijah was taken but not Enoch? I have never really thought about the difference between how the Bible presents the glorious gift that God gives to these two righteous men. In … Continue reading

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Do Not Judge

This entry is part 393 of 396 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does judge mean in Matthew 7? In Matthew 7:1-6, as Jesus is beginning to wind down the Sermon on the Mount, he brings up the issue of judging others. This is an issue that needs further attention because even … Continue reading

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