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Stone at the Tomb

This entry is part 11 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Did the stone at Jesus’ tomb roll uphill? Where was Jesus’ tomb? The Gospel accounts of Jesus’ burial describe the tomb and the stone. But archaeologists question some of the ways that they are described. You can find the accounts … Continue reading

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Three-Day Connections in the Bible

This entry is part 12 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Was the consecration time of three days at Mount Sinai a foreshadowing of the three days Jesus was in the grave? Where else is three days in the Bible and is it significant? The period of three days occurs in … Continue reading

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Age of Creation

This entry is part 13 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

How old did Adam and creation look? When you read the account of creation, you may wonder how old Adam and Eve, and even creation, looked and actually were. For instance, God creates Adam from the dust of the earth … Continue reading

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Adam in the Garden

This entry is part 14 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

How long was Adam in the Garden of Eden? This is a good question that we really don’t have an answer to. Genesis 5:2 begins to record the genealogy following Adam. The first thing we learn about him is that … Continue reading

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Carbon Dating

This entry is part 15 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Do you believe carbon dating is accurate? Carbon dating is a process used by scientists and archaeologists to determine the age of artifacts. It’s good at some things but it’s not good at others. It requires that the atmosphere contain … Continue reading

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The Number of Angels/Demons

This entry is part 16 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Has the number of angels/demons increased since the very beginning? Do they reproduce like humans do or find another way to increase? The Bible never gives a number to the amount of angels that God created. However, we know that … Continue reading

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The Origin of Sin

This entry is part 17 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Lucifer was cast out of heaven along with other fallen angels, but heaven is a perfect, sinless place. Where did the sin of pride that grew in Lucifer come from? What about the other angels that fell? Were they condemned … Continue reading

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The Firmament

This entry is part 18 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

What is the firmament in Genesis 1:6-8? The firmament is part of the account of creation (Genesis 1-2). Many people are interested in creation and how God created everything that we see. So first, let me briefly highlight how Genesis … Continue reading

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The End Times Restrainer

This entry is part 19 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

What will the withdrawing of the restrainer in 2 Thessalonians 2:6 look like as you understand the process? The Restrainer is a very interesting, almost cryptic, passage tucked away in Paul’s teaching to the Thessalonians on the man of lawlessness. … Continue reading

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Souls before Christ

This entry is part 20 of 103 in the series Inquiring Minds

Before Christ, where do souls go? The Psalms talk a lot about a place called Sheol, sometimes translated “the pit” or “the grave.” It was the understanding of most of the Old Testament ancients that whether they were saints or … Continue reading

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