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What does the Bible actually say about things you commonly hear? What about those emails you get? Our mission is to address these kinds of issues.

 

Questions:

 

·       How did the Canon of the Bible come to be? Can we trust that we have the right books (i.e., nothing added and nothing missing)?

 

·       Do names in Genesis predict the coming of the Messiah?

 

·       Did Jews avoid travelling through Samaria in the time of Jesus?

 

·       Was the room used for the last supper the same as the upper room on the day of Pentecost?

 

·       What is your view of BLOOD MOON teaching?

 

·       Was Jonah alive or dead when he was in the belly of the “fish”? Some say he was dead and then resurrected.

 

·       Can a person get the anointing which was on people who have died if they engage in what is called grave sucking?

 

·       What do you think about all these Jehovah-Names of God (e.g., Jehovah-Jireh)?

 

·       What is your view of The Daniel Fast?

 

·       Was the centurion’s servant actually his same-sex lover, and is the fact that Jesus healed the servant a Biblical affirmation of homosexual relationships?

 

·       How do we know when or when not to apply Old Testament law?

 

·       What does the Bible say about homosexuality?

 

·       What is the Bible’s view of polygamy?

 

·       What does the Bible say about the people of God and military service?

 

·       How about some notes on civil and criminal law in the Bible?

 

·       Isn’t it unbiblical to judge others? In Matthew 7:1-5 Jesus taught, “Judge not, lest you be judged.” Doesn’t this mean that Christians should never criticize anyone else’s behavior, especially a Christian’s behavior?

 

·       Is the term “rabbi” as used in the New Testament an anachronism?

 

·       How does the Bible say Christians should view other religions?

 

·       Are all pre-millenialists dispensationalists?

 

·       For what crimes does the Old Testament call for capital punishment?

 

·       When Ruth 3 says that Ruth uncovered Boaz's feet, does it actually mean that she exposed him (i.e., his private parts), as in she uncovered more than just his feet?

 

 

·       Some say that the Bible advocates murder, infanticide, rape, child abuse, slavery, and genocide.  Is this true? And does the Bible justify jihad?

 

·       What are some common misunderstandings about the Christmas story, especially which make it into Christmas carols? Did Mary ride on a donkey? Who were the three kings? Is “Xmas” trying to X Jesus out of Christmas? What do angels look like? What about the star?

 

·       Was Satan a worship leader in heaven?

 

·       Did a priest have a rope tied around his foot when he entered the holy of holies?

 

·       Does the camel through an eye of a needle refer to a needle’s eye gate?

 

·       Does President Barak Obama’s name, in Hebrew, mean lightning + high place?

 

·       Where in the Bible does it say “cleanliness is next to godliness” or “God helps those who help themselves?

 

·       What about that folded “napkin” in the tomb? Does it have a special signficance?

 

·       Is there legitimacy to the Bible Code (equidistant letter sequencing)?

 

·       Is the ram in Genesis 22 (the near-sacrifice of Isaac) symbolic of human pride?

 

·       Does Proverbs 22:6, “in his own way”, mean “in his own sin”?

 

·       What is your take on “Kingdom Now” theology?

 

·       Why are some chapter and verse numbers in the Hebrew Bible different from English Bibles?

 

·       What does the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible say about how we should treat the vulnerable in society?

 

·       What is your opinion of “Openness Theology”?

 

·       Does God ever change His mind? Does God ever modify His actions as a response to humans, whether it be their turning to wickedness or repenting of sin?

 

·       Did Marx get his idea, “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs”  from Acts 4:32-37?

 

·       Does the Bible say that a thief’s hand is supposed to be cut off?

 

·       How often do various books of the New Testament use particular terms for Jesus Christ (Son of Man, Son of God, The Son/My Son, Christ, Jesus)?

 

·       Does the Bible indicate that God planned ahead of time every human action, or do humans have real options?

 

·       Where in the Bible does it say that people mocked Noah when he built the Ark?

 

·       Was Terah, Abraham’s father, an idol maker?

 

·       Is it true that a musical notation system for the Old Testament was found?

 

·       What does the Bible say about capital punishment?

 

 

 

Old Testament/Hebrew Bible issues.

New Testament issues.

Historical issues.

Various other kinds of issues.

Bible Studies.

 

These and many other questions will be answered, based on the Bible.

 

HOW TO SUBMIT A QUESTION

 

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Here are some links to helpful Bible search engines on the web:

 

Blueletterbible.org

Biblegateway.com