Hills Mountains

MOUNTAINS? Are the high hills and mountains in Genesis 7 the same?

The original question was: In Genesis 7 God first refers to the high hills being covered, and then to the mountains being covered. Do high hills and mountains have the same meaning in this context? Answer by John Mackay The King James Version of Genesis 7:19-20 reads: Verse 19: And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon […]

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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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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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APPLE? Did Eve eat an apple?

Whenever I ask English speaking people around the planet what fruit Eve ate, by far the majority will say apple. But if I ask: when is the first time the Bible mentions apples, almost no one knows. The second question is easy to find an answer for since the first time the word apple is […]

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