What does obey mean?

To obey means to hear God's Word and act accordingly. 

In the Old Testament, the word “obey” is the Hebrew word “shama,” Stong’s word H8085. It means “to hear” and is often so translated. There are several different Greek words in the New Testament which describe obedience. Most often the Greek word “hupakouó,” Strong’s G5219, is […]

When was Jerusalem created?

The Bible does not give us a specific date. However, it does trace its beginnings. Ezekiel 16:3 (NASB), “Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem, ‘Your origin and your birth are from the land of the Canaanite, your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.’”

Who were the ancestors of the Amorites and Hittites? […]

March 15th, 2018|Israel, Middle East, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

What are the qualities of the Divine nature?

The phrase “divine nature” (Greek: theios physis) is used only once in the Bible. 2 Peter 1:3,4 (KJV): “His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us […]

Why do we want to know GOD?

Who wouldn’t want to know our wonderful God?

We all want to be understood and loved. “God is love,” 1 John 4:16.  Since “He cannot deny Himself,” He is always love. Sometimes the way He expresses His love is beyond our understanding, but we know He always providentially directs our lives with loving wisdom.

He takes notice […]

February 16th, 2018|God, Faith, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

Where did Buddha, Einstein or other mystics get their wisdom? Does JEHOVAH GOD give any honest, sincere seekers wisdom?

All truths, both in the natural world and spiritual dimensions, belong to God. Deuteronomy 29:29, ‘“The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.” The purpose of revealed knowledge is to […]

How big is our universe? Was this universe created or did it exist with God? If created, did God alone create it or was it after the creation of Jesus?

The Bible does not speak about the size of our universe, but it speaks to the amazing power of our God. Currently, science sets an upper limit estimate for the size of our ever-expanding universe at 28 Gigaparsecs, or an amazing 864,100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 meters (P. Bielewicz,  A. J. Banday, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, […]

February 10th, 2018|Creation, Evolution, Heaven and Earth, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

Does GOD have a PHYSICAL FORM or is it UNSEEN Divine Energy filled with intelligence which created all?

We do not know what the body of any spirit or heavenly being is like. Jesus taught that spirit beings were like the wind. He said to Nicodemus, “The wind blows where it wishes and you hear the sound of it, but do not know where it comes from and where it is going; so […]

February 2nd, 2018|Angels, Spirit Beings, God, Faith, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

What is the meaning of Jehovah-nissi?

Jehovah-Nissi is a compound of Strong’s words H3068 and H5251. It is defined as “Jehovah (is) my banner.”

The word only occurs once in the Bible in the story of Israel winning in battle over the Amalekites.

Exodus 17:8-16 (NASB), “Then Amalek came and fought against Israel at Rephidim. So Moses said to Joshua, “Choose men for […]

Was the devil cast out of heaven before creation?

Summary: The Devil, Lucifer, was cast out after he sinned in the Garden of Eden.

Explanation: “Take up a lament concerning the king of Tyre and say to him: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: “ ‘You were the seal of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of […]

January 15th, 2018|Angels, Spirit Beings, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

Other than Job 41, is there any other mention in the Bible of dinosaurs?

Job 41:1,15 “Can you draw out Leviathan with a hook, Or snare his tongue with a line which you lower?…His back is made of rows of shields (scales?), shut up closely as with a seal.”

A “leviathan” denotes a very large, fierce sea animal which moves by wiggling its body. The word is usually interpreted as […]

January 9th, 2018|Creation, Evolution, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|