Terminology – http://www.scripturessay.com A Bible Question and Answer TV Program Mon, 08 May 2017 09:25:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 Are the Jews a race or religion, define Jew, Hebrew & Israelites? http://www.scripturessay.com/are-the-jews-a-race-or-religion-define-jew-hebrew-israelites/ Mon, 23 May 2011 22:43:50 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3466 Q. Are the Jews a race or a religion or both and what is the difference in the meaning of the words  “Hebrew,” “Jew,” and “Israelite.”  The answer may surprise some of our viewers.  Let’s first define the terms we … Continue reading

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How Long Was Jesus in the Tomb? http://www.scripturessay.com/how-long-was-jesus-in-the-tomb/ Tue, 31 Aug 2010 01:31:32 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=1222 Question: I think there may be a contradiction in the gospel accounts.  One place says three days and three nights, another place indicates three days and two nights. Can you explain this? Let’s look at the passages first: Matthew 12:40 for … Continue reading

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Bible Expressions http://www.scripturessay.com/bible-expressions/ Sun, 23 May 2010 00:03:02 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3418 Q. I’m interested in the many different ways that the Bible has influenced our thoughts.  I understand that many expressions we use like “am I my brother’s keeper?” and “an Eye for an Eye,” come from the Bible.  I think … Continue reading

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Will Wicked People Be Annihilated In Hell? http://www.scripturessay.com/will-wicked-people-be-annihilated-in-hell/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:11:13 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3205 By Wayne Jackson This question discusses the ultimate fate of the wicked; will it be annihilation or conscious suffering? “Why do you believe that those who die lost will be consciously punished eternally, when the Bible says they will be … Continue reading

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What Shall We Call Leaders In The Church? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-shall-we-call-leaders-in-the-church/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 21:50:26 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3178 By Rod Rutherford Many of the religious leaders in Jesus’ day were very proud!  They wore special clothing so they would look important in the eyes of men.  They chose the best seats when they came to worship God.  They … Continue reading

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The Bible And Justification http://www.scripturessay.com/the-bible-and-justification/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:28:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3120 Mike defines “justification.” … Continue reading

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The Importace of Understanding Propitiation http://www.scripturessay.com/the-importace-of-understanding-propitiation/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:10:13 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3110 Propitiation Sin elicits the wrath of God, sin is absolutely foreign to God’s nature. He is all holy, when sin comes near to God, it is something that angers him. Listen with me as I read to you some New … Continue reading

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The Miracle Of Christ’s Incarnation http://www.scripturessay.com/the-miracle-of-christs-incarnation/ Fri, 20 Nov 2009 10:06:50 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3108 Mike presents a definition of the word “Incarnation.” … Continue reading

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What were the “phylacteries” that the Pharisees wore? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-were-the-phylacteries-that-the-pharisees-wore/ Tue, 20 May 2008 00:15:48 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=3020 Q. What were the “phylacteries” that the Pharisees wore and the fringes, why was it wrong to wear them? Matthew 23: 1-12 1* ¶ Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to His disciples, 2* saying: “The scribes and the … Continue reading

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Is Agape Love unconditional love? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-agape-love-unconditional-love/ Sat, 19 May 2007 01:15:29 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2919 Q. “Do you Believe that Agape Love is unconditional love?” What does the Bible Say? Let me share a few thoughts with you on this subject: THE DEFINITION OF “LOVE” THE GREEKS HAD FOUR WORDS WHICH WE TRANSLATE “LOVE”… 1. … Continue reading

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How do I get started in this spiritual battle? http://www.scripturessay.com/how-do-i-get-started-in-this-spiritual-battle/ Sat, 19 May 2007 00:58:16 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2907 Q. I need your help with 2 Corinthians 10:3-6. I want to do the right thing but I often lack the strength to do it. How do I get started in this spiritual battle. How do I succeed? “Within my … Continue reading

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Hallelujah Diet http://www.scripturessay.com/hallelujah-diet/ Sat, 19 May 2007 00:30:40 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2892 Q. Mike, have you heard about the “Hallelujah Diet”? They say we can eat the way God intended and live very long lives. They quote from Genesis 1:29. Can you look into this? Here is what the “Halelujah Diet” website … Continue reading

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What is the symbolism of water in the bible? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-is-the-symbolism-of-water-in-the-bible-2/ Sat, 19 May 2007 00:26:12 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2889 Q. What is the symbolism of water in the bible relative to the other religions islam, buddahism? In Greek philosophy water was believed to be the original substance that all things were made from. With this, the Bible seems to … Continue reading

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The Blessed Man http://www.scripturessay.com/the-blessed-man/ Fri, 18 May 2007 23:49:20 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2881 By Norm Gipson There is an element in the word “blessed: which the King James translators tried to express in a few of the verses, Paul considered himself happy (blessed) to stand before King Agrippa (Acts 26:2). The widow has … Continue reading

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John 3:16 Should or Shall? http://www.scripturessay.com/john-316-should-or-shall/ Fri, 18 May 2007 23:32:46 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2874 Q. Is there any difference between the translations of “Should” or “Shall” in John 3:16?   … Continue reading

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What does “husband of one wife” mean when applied to an elder or a deacon? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-does-husband-of-one-wife-mean-when-applied-to-an-elder-or-a-deacon/ Fri, 18 May 2007 23:29:26 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2872 Q. What does ‘husband of one wife’ mean when applied to an elder or a deacon? 1 Tim. 3: 8 – 13 – NAS95 8 ¶ Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine … Continue reading

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Is Hell a reality? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-hell-a-reality/ Fri, 18 May 2007 23:21:27 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2870 Q. I would like to make a comment on this statement in reference to Hell: “The Jews associated with this valley these two ideas: 1.) That of the sufferings of the victims that had there been sacrificed; and 2.) That … Continue reading

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Is “Jehovah Nissi” one of the names of God? http://www.scripturessay.com/is-jehovah-nissi-one-of-the-names-of-god/ Fri, 18 May 2007 23:16:24 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2867 Q. I read somewhere in the Old Testament that one of the Names of God is “Jehovah Nissi.” What does this mean? This name gives rise to several GREAT lessons: It comes from Ex. 17:15: “Moses built an altar and … Continue reading

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What does “sanctify” mean? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-does-sanctify-mean/ Fri, 16 Feb 2007 21:09:25 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2801 It is always important for us to understand the definition of Bible words. Sometimes our English dictionaries do not help us, therefore it is important that we go back to the original languages for the correct answer. Thayer says the … Continue reading

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Please explain where the ‘altar of incense’ was located in the temple? http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-where-the-altar-of-incense-was-located-in-the-temple/ Tue, 16 Jan 2007 00:00:33 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2664 Q. In the Old Testament the book of Exodus records that the “altar of incense” used in Tabernacle and Temple worship was located in the Holy Place, however, in the book of Hebrews we are told that the “altar of … Continue reading

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Please explain the phrase ‘breaking of bread.’ http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-the-phrase-breaking-of-bread/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 20:25:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2571 Q. Please explain the phrase ‘breaking of bread’ in the book of Acts. Does it always refer to the Lord’s Supper, or can it also mean a common meal? How are we to know the difference? I know some who … Continue reading

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What were the deeds of the Nicolaitans in Revelation 2:6? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-were-the-deeds-of-the-nicolaitans-in-revelation-26/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 20:21:57 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2569 Regarding The church of Ephesus: Rev. 2:6 6* “Yet this you do have, that you hate the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. To the church at Pergamum: Rev. 2:15 15* “So you also have some who in … Continue reading

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Can you tell me where in the Scriptures it says that Jesus is God? http://www.scripturessay.com/can-you-tell-me-where-in-the-scriptures-it-says-that-jesus-is-god/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 20:15:01 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2562 Two important passage to consider: 2 Pet 1:1 “Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ” … Continue reading

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Could you please explain why the New Testament is written in Greek? http://www.scripturessay.com/could-you-please-explain-why-the-new-testament-is-written-in-greek/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 19:59:24 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2551 Q. Could you please explain why the New Testament is written in Greek? The writers of the NT were all Jews. Peter was a fisherman, etc. Did the Holy Spirit have these men write in a language they did not … Continue reading

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Who was the ‘man in Christ’ and what is meant by ‘the third heaven’? http://www.scripturessay.com/who-was-the-man-in-christ-and-what-is-meant-by-the-third-heaven/ Sun, 14 Jan 2007 19:53:58 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2549 Q. Who was the “man in Christ,” and what is meant by “the third heaven.” ? 2 Cor. 12:2-4 2 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago–whether in the body I do not know, or out of … Continue reading

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