People

HUMAN RACE? Is there only one race of man?

Answer by John Mackay Mankind! This word has been a great description down through the years of who we are, and what we were made to be. It is derived ultimately from the old English Mann Cynn, back though several thousand years of traditions in Sanskrit about the hero Manu who survived the big flood […]

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Ham on platter

PORK: If God forbad Jews to eat pork, can Christians eat it?

Answer by Diane Eager The short answer to this question is yes, Christians may eat pork.  To some people this seems like a contradiction to God’s instructions in the Old Testament, but to understand it we need to look at the total history of God’s instructions about what to eat. In the beginning God told […]

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Genesis 1

How can we know Moses wrote Genesis? Part 3: Is it in Psalm 90?

The original question was: Why do people say Moses is the author of Genesis when the book doesn’t even mention his name? Answer by John Mackay There is more evidence concerning Moses’s authorship of Genesis that we can consider! The Hebrew Scriptures have always included an introduction to Psalm 90 advising us that Moses is […]

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Hair

HAIR: Did Jesus have long hair?

Answer by Peter Geyer and Diane Eager. Many people assume that Jesus had long hair. He’s the most painted person in Western art, and all the paintings depict Jesus with long hair.  Hollywood has done the same.  Often he’s portrayed as blonde with piercing blue eyes. But is that accurate? Unknown to most people is the […]

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Jesus & Disciples

JESUS’ COLOUR: What skin colour did Jesus have?

Answer by  Diane Eager and John Mackay Have you noticed that the Old Testament has one major difference from the New Testament when it comes to people? In the Old Testament, there is a lot of description; hair length, size, colour, ethnicity, etc, but in the New Testament it is almost entirely absent. There is […]

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