Summary: The Bible is the story of man: their creation, fall into sin and death, our Savior, Jesus, dying to release man from their death sentence, the development of the Bride of Christ, and the full restoration of mankind back to life, health, and [...]
What are the two Hebrew words, Aleph and Tav existing in Hebrew manuscripts at the beginning of thousands of Scriptures, which are not translated into English language Bible translations? (India)
The Hebrew word “eth” (Strong’s H853) spelled Aleph-Tay is left untranslated because it is used to provide emphasis in the text with the sense of entity; self. Depending on the structure of the sentence, “eth” may mean even, or namely. There is no equivalent [...]
No translation is perfect. Different versions have different strengths. Many times translators will express the meaning of a scripture according to their doctrinal biases. That makes those verses a mistranslation. It delivers an inaccurate understanding of God’s word. Our answers sometimes refer back to [...]
Jacob was a patriarch but his prayer did not save his sons except Joseph. Why? David was the psalmist but Solomon’s name is not found among RIGHTEOUS people. Why? Samuel was a high priest but his sons were notorious?. Why?... If they couldn’t save [...]
The giving of a law by any competent authority implies the ability of the recipient to keep that law. The giving of a law presupposes the possibility of its violation, and, hence, a law always has penalties attached to it. Father Adam was created in [...]
Solomon used God's wisdom to understand the natural world. 1 Kings 4:29-34 (NIV), “God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight,…He was wiser than anyone else,...And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations. He spoke three thousand proverbs and his songs numbered a [...]
One day Satan accused God of favoritism. Satan said the reason Job loved God was because God had protected and blessed him. So, God permitted Satan to afflict Job. All of Job's children died, Storms destroyed buildings that he owned. He was afflicted with [...]
Early in Abram’s journey, Lot and Abram traveled together. Genesis 13:5-6, 11 (NIV), “Now Lot, who was moving about with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents. But the land could not support them while they stayed together, for their possessions were so [...]
The birthright belonged naturally to the eldest son of a family. In the case of Isaac, the father of Jacob and Esau, it included not only personal possessions, but also the covenant blessing that God promised to Abraham (Genesis 12:3) and passed on to [...]
Perhaps you are thinking of Enoch and Elijah. First, consider Enoch. Genesis 5:24 (NIV), “Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.” And Hebrews 11:5 (NKJV), “By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not [...]
The book of Colossians was written by the apostle Paul to the church at Colossae, a city in Asia Minor. After his greeting (verses 1-2) Paul expresses his thanks to God for them and encourages them in their dedication, service, and love in the [...]
Who is Jehovah God and Jesus Christ? John 1:1,14, “In the beginning was the Word (Logos), and the Word (Logos) was with God…And the Word (Logos) became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw his glory, glory as of the only begotten from [...]
In the history of mankind, only a few have been specially selected to serve God from the womb. These have been chosen for a specific work. For example: Isaiah 49:5, "And now the LORD says, Who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant, To bring Jacob back to Him, [...]
Who was the last prophet in the Bible and why was John the Baptist called the greatest prophet in the Bible?
John the Baptist was the last and greatest prophet under the Law. Jesus declared that no prophet from the House of Servants was John’s superior. “There hath not arisen a greater Prophet than John the Baptist – and yet I say unto you that [...]
What is your answer for the controversial ending of the book of Mark 16:9-20? The NKJV Bible says the longer ending of this book is original but the NIV Bible says no. Is it because of the different manuscripts? Because NKJV uses Textus Receptus manuscripts and NIV uses Sinaiticus manuscripts.
The ending verses of Mark, verses 16:9-20, were added. When you look at the Codex Vaticanus and Codex Sinaiticus (Biblical manuscripts dating back to 320-400 AD), it appears Mark stopped mid-sentence. Thus the end of this Gospel seems to be lost. Additionally, no early [...]
Yes, some Old Testament prophets did have multiple wives. In Abraham’s case, God used Abraham’s marriage situation to illustrate two covenants. Galatians 4:22-26, 3:29 (NIV), “For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the [...]
2 Peter 1:21 (NIV), “For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.” Zacharias was moved by the Holy Spirit. Luke 1:68-70 is the first division of this [...]
Interpretation of Psalms 27:1, "The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?"
David, the son of Jesse, wrote this psalm. David had wonderfully experienced the LORD’s personal care and protection throughout his life. He also remembered how God had cared for and protected the nation of Israel. Perhaps he recalled the time when God delivered Israel [...]
Summary: God forbids human sacrifice. Jephthah did not literally sacrifice his daughter. Instead, he dedicated her life to serve God. Discussion: Judges 11:30-31, 34-35, 37, 39 (NASB), “Jephthah made a vow to the LORD and said, ‘If You will indeed give the sons of [...]
This story is found in John 3:1-21. Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a teacher of the law. He also was a wealthy man who would have had social status and influence in the Jewish community. Faithful Jews embraced the Abrahamic promise, “In thee and thy [...]