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What does the Bible say about race?
on July 30th, 2020
Today’s question comes from the modern day problems with race—what does the Bible say about race? Before we answer our question today we need to understand one thing—the Bible is not a political book. The Bible is God’s Word and therefore carries the authority and voice of God on any subject it speaks upon. So let’s take a look at what God has to say about race.First of all, we need to say that Go...  Read More
Are there aliens and life on other planets?
on July 9th, 2020
Today our question is no joke—Is there extraterrestrial life or aliens on other planets? Many folks today are answering this question with a resounding yes! Let’s take a look at what the Bible has to say about the existence of aliens and the implications for us. Let’s be clear—our culture is obsessed with aliens. This fascination extends to TV shows (V, The Neighbors, Another Life, Dr. Who, X-File...  Read More
Where did the devil come from?
on May 21st, 2020
Today’s question revolves around the origin of the devil. Where did he come from? Let’s take a look at how evil found a home in the demonic angel called the devil.Let’s start at the beginning—"In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” This is the statement that opens the Bible. Here at the beginning we find a Creator speaking all things into existence. We are not told about the crea...  Read More
Why is a man fleeing naked from the garden of Gethsemane?
on May 14th, 2020
Strange as some things are in the Bible, they all have a meaning and message to share. Today our question is about a little verse in Mark 14:51-52 that tells of a young man that fled naked from the garden of Gethsemane at the betrayal and arrest of Jesus. Who is this guy? Why is he there? Why was he naked? Let’s take a look at this strange scene and try to make some sense out of it. In Mark we rea...  Read More
Why did God permit polygamy for some of the patriarchs of the faith?
on April 30th, 2020
Today’s question looks back to the Old Testament and asks why did God permit polygamy for some of the patriarchs of the faith? Is polygamy God’s will? Let’s take a look at what the Bible says about this question.Let’s start with the beginning at the creation of the first man and woman. What we notice in the first two chapters of Genesis is a picture of the perfect standard of the Creator—one man w...  Read More
What does 666 mean?
on April 23rd, 2020
Today’s question has been asked by every generation. It is about the meaning of the number 666. Is this an evil or unlucky number? Is 666 the devil’s number? In order to answer our question, we will have to take a look at the book of Revelation.Let’s start with the difficulty of the apocalyptic nature of the book of Revelation. The apostle John speaks in metaphor about what he sees and hears in th...  Read More
Grace Kids Question: Did Adam have a belly-button?
on April 16th, 2020
Today’s question comes from a little guy—did Adam have a belly-button? This might sound like a silly question but the core idea comes across as very profound—Did the original creation look like it does today?Let’s cut to the chase with an answer to that question and then we can explore the reason why: we can say no—Adam and Eve did not have belly buttons.Now let me give the answer why with two dif...  Read More
If Jesus is God, then why didn’t He know the day or hour of His return?
on April 9th, 2020
Today’s question is something that many people are talking about these days—the timing of the return of Jesus Christ. Specifically, if Jesus is God then why didn’t He know when He would come again while He was on earth?The Scripture that sparks this question is Matthew 24:35-37, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words shall not pass away. But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the ...  Read More
What was written on the sign on the cross?
on April 2nd, 2020
The question we will be answering today comes from the very cross of Christ: what was written on the sign on the cross? All four gospel writers give us information about the writing posted on the cross above Jesus. The problem we run into is all four gospels have different statements about what is written. So, what was written on that sign on the cross of Christ?As we begin to take a look at the g...  Read More
Did Jesus go to Hell before His physical resurrection?
on March 26th, 2020
Today’s question has to do with the activity of Jesus before His resurrection from the dead—Did Jesus go to Hell before His physical resurrection? If Jesus did go to Hell prior to His resurrection, what did He do there? Since this idea has led to a variety of theological errors, let’s see the truth from the Scripture.    The passage at the heart of this question is 1 Peter 3:18-20. In particular, ...  Read More
Who were on Golgotha during the crucifixion of Jesus?
on March 19th, 2020
Today’s question has to do with those who were on Golgotha during the crucifixion of Jesus. Who exactly was there? Let’s run down the facts to answer this question.There were a great many people that attended the crucifixion of our Lord. In the Gospel of John we see the mother of our Lord (Mary) and her sister, Mary of Clopas, Mary Magdalene (John 19:25), and Mary the mother of James and John (Mat...  Read More
Are there guardian angels?
on March 12th, 2020
Today’s question deals with angels. Specifically, does Matthew 18:10 say that there are guardian angels for children? If ‘guardian angels’ are for children does that mean that we ‘grown’ Christians still have guardian angels? Before I address this question in Scripture let me say this, there is a vast amount of information—mostly unbiblical—about angels in today’s world. Beliefs about angels range...  Read More