Materials: OT Texts by Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

1 Samuel 28:3-19

I find the story of Saul and the medium of En-dor intriguing and challenging. What kind of divination was done and how were the dead consulted in the ancient world?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

2 Samuel 6:6, 7

Why did the Lord kill Uzzah? Apparently he was trying to help (2 Sam. 6:6, 7).

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Creation and the Spirit of God

What is the meaning of the statement: "And the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters" (Gen. 1:2)?*

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 10:3

Was Daniel a vegetarian?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 12:1

What does the phrase "Michael . . . will arise" (Dan. 12:1, NIV) mean?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 12:11, 12

Are the time periods mentioned in Daniel 12:11, 12 (1290 days and 1335 days) to be understood literally or symbolically?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 12:5-13

Some Adventists are interpreting the time periods mentioned in Daniel 12:5-13 literally, as future events. What is your reaction?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 7:25

I heard recently that according to Daniel 7:25 the apostasy of the Christian church meant not only the rejection of the Sabbath but also the Israelite festivals. Is this true?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 8

My friends are divided about the interpretation of the term "continual" in Daniel 8. Does that refer to pagan Rome, or to the mediation of Christ?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Deuteronomy 14:21

Deuteronomy 14:21 forbids the Israelites from eating the flesh of anything they found already dead, but it allows them to sell it as food to non-Israelites. Why the double standard?

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Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

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