Gospel

BIBLE: Did Jesus actually write any parts of the Bible?

Answer by John Mackay Jesus is among the few so called founders of a religion – who never left any books, biographies or personal memoirs behind. Not during His earthly lifetime, anyway. He was on this earth as a human for approximately 33 years, from his birth to his crucifixion and resurrection and for some […]

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Sunset

DRUG DEATH PENALTY? Does God allow the death penalty?

Answer by John Mackay Australian newspapers have been full of statements concerning “Death Penalty is Murder!” or “Murder at Midnight”, in the light of Indonesia’s execution of two Australian drug smugglers (April 28 2015). Even many church people are arguing that putting someone to death, even for murder, is one murder justifying another. But having […]

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Middle East

EDEN’S LOCATION? Does it still exist? Biblical Issues

The original question was:  If we accept Moses as the author of Genesis then his use of the past tense to describe events such as creation, the fall and the flood, but his use of the present tense to describe the 4 rivers coming out of Eden in Genesis 2, must mean that the Garden […]

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NOAH’S THREE SONS: Were they triplets?

The original question was: Genesis chapter 5:32 talks of Noah being 500 when he begat Shem, Ham and Japheth. Now, the Bible is very clear on what age people were when they had children but when it came to Noah it seems to be that Noah’s children could have been triplets. People have argued that […]

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WATER TO WINE: What happened when Jesus turned water into wine?

Answer by Steve Stranghoener In John 2:1-11 we’re told how Jesus’ mother, Mary, asks him to help after the wine runs out, an event which in Jewish circles could have been very embarrassing for the wedding party. Jesus then proceeds to turn ordinary water into wine instantly by the power of his spoken word. The […]

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