Posts with the tag “god”
Where did the devil come from?
by Kenneth Montenegro 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...
Why did God permit polygamy for some of the patriarchs of the faith?
by Kenneth Montenegro 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...
Grace Kids Question: Did Adam have a belly-button?
by Kenneth Montenegro 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...
If Jesus is God, then why didn’t He know the day or hour of His return?
by Kenneth Montenegro 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 ...