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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HOMOSEXUAL GENE? Have scientists now discovered a gene for homosexuality?

Answer by Diane Eager This question arose following reports in New Scientist, Science (AAAS) News and Associated Press 17 November 2014 and Discover Magazine 18 November 2014 about research by Alan Sanders of NorthShore Research Institute in Illinois and colleagues. Sanders’ team studied the DNA of 409 pairs of homosexual brothers looking for common genetic […]

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HELL: Would a loving God allow people to suffer for eternity in Hell?

In our September 2014 Prayer News we published the following item: BILL NYE CHOOSES HELL rather than believe in creation, according to Christian News 8 September 2014 and Popular Science September 2014. In an interview with Popular Science about his debate with Ken Ham, Bill Nye commented “Let’s say that I am, through my actions, […]

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EBOLA VIRUS: Why did God make Ebola virus? To kill people?

Answer by Diane Eager First a summary of what is now known about how the virus gets into humans: According to articles in Scientific American 14 October and BBC News 19 October, scientists searching the source of the Ebola virus have tracked it to fruit bats. Researchers from International Centre for Medical Research of Franceville […]

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JOB? Who was Job, when did he live, and where did he live?

Answer by John Osgood Let us start with the four people who are regarded generously as Job’s ‘friends’ in our search for clues as to when and where Job lived. After Job was afflicted we are told: “Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each […]

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