Genesis 5:24 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 4 Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him.
Biblical genealogies must be understood in the context of the ancient Near East. Typically, genealogies expressed more than family descent. They reflected political and socioreligious realities among people groups.
In answering Bible questions, it is often best, to begin with defining the term, in this case, “patriotic.” All words have different nuances of meaning.
Many churches teach the Church, the body of Christ, is under the Mosaic Law. Some people today believe that the apostle Paul’s teaching on law and grace changed what Christ taught. Are these true?
New Testament Bible scholars David Walls and Max Anders attempt to unravel this conundrum. The problem is, they are quite mistaken. We will look at their full argument, which sounds very biblically grounded, until the missing information is given.
Jesus’ miraculous conception, or virgin birth, is significant in Scripture. First, with God as his Father, he did not inherit Adam’s sin nature, as have all other men and women in the world who have two human parents. Thus, ...
Are some chosen (predestined) to eternal salvation and others to eternal condemnation? The 16th-century Reformer John Calvin wrote: “We define predestination as the eternal design of God, whereby he determined what he wanted to do with each man. For he did not create them all in the same condition but foreordains some to everlasting life and others to eternal damnation.”
How is it that Adam and Eve were blamed for their actions before the foundation of the world (predestination) when they had not been created yet? Doesn’t that violate God’s principle of justice?
The Old Testament contains numerous prophecies and images indicating that both the Davidic and the Abrahamic Covenants will find their final fulfillment in one man.