Materials: Bible

Transmission and Preservation of the Biblical Text

How do we deal with the large number of variant readings in biblica manuscripts, while upholding the authority of the Bible? What should we know about Bible translations?

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Understanding the Adversary

Why does 2 Samuel 2:1 say that God incited David to take a military census, while 1 Chronicles 21:1 says Satan did it?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Was Adam with Eve at the Scene of Temptation? A Short Note on "With Her" in Genesis 3:6

 

Where was Adam when Eve was tempted? Was he with her or was she alone on the scene of temptation?

Author: 
Elias Brasil de Souza

Was Jacob's vow and attempt to bargain with God?

Was Jacob’s vow an attempt to bargain with God?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Weren't sacrifices a type of animal cruelty?

Don’t you think that the killing of animals as Old Testament sacrifices was a type of animal cruelty?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

What about the Apocrypha?

I notice some Bibles include a number of books called the Apocrypha. Why is that?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

What are the Tongues in 1 Corinthians?

While Paul encourages church members in Corinth to use their spiritual gifts including the gift of tongues, he also tries to correct its abuse.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

What Jesus Told the Thief

Did Jesus promise the thief on the cross that his soul would survive his death (Luke 23:42, 43)?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

What the Biblical Text Meant and What It Means

Although we have to distinguish between the situation of the original hearers of the biblical message and the situation of the present listeners to the same message, the question is if the message is basically still the same or if it has to be adapted to the modern culture.

Author: 
Ekkehardt Mueller

Where Did We Get “Lucifer”?

The name Lucifer commonly refers to Satan, but I looked for it in my Bible and I couldn't find it. What am I overlooking?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

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