Category Archives: Inquiring Minds

Man of Lawlessness

This entry is part 313 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is Paul’s message in 2 Thessalonians 2:1-10? In 1 Thessalonians, Paul took great pains to describe the second coming of Jesus and the rapture of the church (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18). Now he returns to the subject at the end … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Baptism

Why did Jesus get baptized? You can find the baptism of Jesus in Matthew 3:13-17, Mark 1:9-11, Luke 3:21-22, and John 1:29-34. Jesus comes to John the Baptist, one of his relatives, and asks to be baptized in water. John … Continue reading

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On This Rock

This entry is part 312 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

Which “rock” was the church founded upon? In Matthew 15:18, Jesus tells Peter after his confession of faith in Jesus as the Son of the living God that he will build his church on this rock. Throughout centuries of church … Continue reading

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Renewing Your Mind

This entry is part 310 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

What does it mean to renew your mind in Romans 12:2? Paul opens Romans 12 by talking about some of the action steps we take as Christians to become more like Jesus (Romans 8:29-30). To conform to his image is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Leader

This entry is part 309 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

Where in the Holy Bible does it say the husband is the spiritual leader in the family? To my knowledge, there is no verse that says this in black and white. Most scholars infer this idea from certain texts. For … Continue reading

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Eating the King’s Food

This entry is part 308 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

Why did Daniel choose not to eat the king’s food? When Daniel and his three friends first arrive in Babylon in captivity during the exile, the king wants to see the very best of Israel. So he has these young … Continue reading

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Biblical Prophecies

This entry is part 307 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

Can we really trust biblical prophecies? “Biblical prophecies” can be taken two ways. First, if you refer to biblical prophecies as those prophecies found within the pages of the Bible, then yes, we can trust every biblical prophecy. If you … Continue reading

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Reading Holy Books

This entry is part 306 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

Aside from the Bible, what are some really good holy books to read? By holy books, I am not sure if you mean other sacred texts from other religions or if you mean books that enhance our understanding of the … Continue reading

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Life of Noah

This entry is part 305 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

What lessons have you learned from the life of Noah and his family? There are many lessons we can learn from Noah. I will list just a few that I have learned as I have studied his life. Noah was … Continue reading

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Feeling the Holy Spirit

This entry is part 304 of 323 in the series Inquiring Minds

I know about the Holy Spirit but do I feel different when I have the Holy Spirit? You receive the Holy Spirit at the moment of salvation. The Bible teaches that God seals us with the Holy Spirit as salvation … Continue reading

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