Old Testament

Who Was the Serpent in the Garden of Eden?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / October 18, 2018

In Genesis 3:1-2 we read, “Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, ‘Did God really say, “You must not eat from any tree in the garden”?’” Who was this serpent or snake in the Garden of Eden?

What Day Is the Sabbath Supposed to Be On?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / July 12, 2018

This commandment states that the seventh day of the week, Saturday, is the day the Lord selected for rest and worship. However, in the New Testa­ment, the Christian church began to worship and rest on the first day of the week, Sunday. Are Christians violating the Sabbath commandment by worshiping on the first day of the week rather than the seventh day? Some Sabbatarian groups, such as Seventh-Day Adventists, think so…

Why Would God Say: “I Have Hated Esau…”?

By Rev. Sam Harris / June 5, 2018

Several months ago, you answered a question on things that God “hates” based on Proverbs 6:16. That was most enlightening to me and helped me understand this passage more fully. Recently, I was reading in Malachi 1:2-3, and it has, in part, these words of God: “I have loved Jacob; but I have hated Esau….”

Was The Garden of Eden a Real Place?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / May 15, 2018

Indeed, the Bible speaks of it as an actual place on earth that abounded with trees, plants, and animals. It had rivers and a gate (Genesis 2-3). However, critics point out that there is no archaeological evidence that such a place existed. They conclude that the story of Eden is just a myth…

Was Adam a Real, Historical Person?

By Dr. Norman Geisler / May 14, 2018

Critical scholars generally consider the first chapters of Genesis to be myth, not history. They point to the poetic nature of the text, the parallel of the early chapters of Genesis to other ancient myths, the alleged contradiction of the text with evolution, and the late date for Adam in the Bible…

A Study of Theology III – Part 3

By The John Ankerberg Show / August 27, 2015

THEOLOGICAL DICTIONARY Christology Genesis 3:1-6 Theology III – Part 3 (Dr. Thomas Figart) In this installment, more information about the character of Jesus, and some false ideas about who He…

Who Was Removed from Earth Following the Flood in Noah’s Days?

By The John Ankerberg Show / July 30, 2005

By: Dr. Renald Showers; ©2005 We have been looking at various passages to see who is “taken” and who is “left”. The next passage is from Matthew 24:37ff. Why does…

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