Phrases – 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 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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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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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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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 “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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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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Please explain Jesus’ statement on the cross, ‘My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?’ http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-jesus-statement-on-the-cross-my-god-my-god-why-have-you-forsaken-me/ Sat, 13 Jan 2007 07:31:27 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2462 Q. Please explain to me the words of Jesus on the cross, “my God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” What does this mean? Did God actually forsake Jesus on the cross? I thought God would be with us … Continue reading

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What is the book of Jasher mentioned in Josh. 10:13? http://www.scripturessay.com/what-is-the-book-of-jasher-mentioned-in-josh-1013/ Sat, 13 Jan 2007 07:29:01 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2459 Q. Joshua 10:13 speaks of the book of Jasher. Please comment on what this is, and what is the significance of it? Joshua 10:13“So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, Until the nation avenged themselves of their enemies. … Continue reading

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Does God place a curse on certain families for their sins? http://www.scripturessay.com/does-god-place-a-curse-on-certain-families-for-their-sins/ Sat, 13 Jan 2007 07:14:30 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2445 Q. I heard a preacher say that God punishes or “curses” certain families for their sins. My son has a terminal disease and I’ve been told that this is the result of a curse placed on our family. Exodus 20:5-6 … Continue reading

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Who is ‘the man of lawlessness’ in 2 Thess. 2:1-13? http://www.scripturessay.com/who-is-the-man-of-lawlessness-in-2-thess-21-13/ Fri, 12 Jan 2007 23:01:48 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2421 I believe that the context of 2 Thess. 2 reveals that the “man of lawlessness” is a principle, not a person. It is obvious from verse five that this principle was already at work in the first century. Verse four … Continue reading

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Please explain ‘lifting up holy hands’ in 1 Timothy 2:8 http://www.scripturessay.com/please-explain-lifting-up-holy-hands-in-1-timothy-28/ Fri, 12 Jan 2007 20:37:06 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2318 1 Timothy 2:8“Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.” In the Greek the word for men in this verse is: aner {an’-ayr} signifying 1) with reference to sex 1a) … Continue reading

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Where is the origin of the Gentiles? http://www.scripturessay.com/where-is-the-origin-of-the-gentiles/ Fri, 12 Jan 2007 01:07:49 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2234 Q. We are doing a Bible study on where exactly did the Gentiles become separate from the Jewish nation since we are all descendants of Adam and Eve. What race were Adam and Eve if any. Adam and Eve being … Continue reading

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Regarding the Flood and Nephilim http://www.scripturessay.com/regarding-the-flood-and-nephilim/ Mon, 11 Dec 2006 23:55:05 +0000 http://whatdothe.scripturessay.com/?p=2185  Q. Regarding your position on the Nephilim: we can agree to disagree on whether the “sons of god” were angels or Sethites. To me, the flood doesn’t make sense as a means to eradicate evil, since evil persisted after the … Continue reading

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