Question: What is magic? And who or what is behind it? How does the Bible explain or expose this mysterious science? How can we explain this phenomenon as portrayed in the Bible in 1 Samuel 28:8-19? Answer: Magic is nothing but sleight of hand. Magicians learn to make moves so quickly that the average person … [Read more…]
Question: I know that Lot’s wife was guilty of the sin of looking back, while Lot and his two daughters escaped punishment. But to my mind, Lot’s two daughters did more evil than Lot’s wife did in looking back when escaping from the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen. 19:30-38). Lot and his daughters were … [Read more…]
Question: Please explain the language of Ezra 9:3, “when I heard this thing, I tore my garment and my robe, and plucked out some of the hair of my head and beard, and sat down astonished.” What about in Esther 4:1, 4, where Mordecai rent his clothes and put on sackcloth and ashes, and Esther … [Read more…]
Question: In reading an article, I came across something that interested me about using “Amen” at the end of our prayers. I was wondering if Megiddo ever did any research into where this word came from and its root meanings, etc. Are we ending our prayers in the name of a pagan god? There was … [Read more…]
Question: What is the meaning of Jesus’ words that “not one” sparrow shall “fall on the ground without your Father”;? Surely God has greater work to do than observing sparrows. Answer: This illustration shows how small the objects that receive God’s special concern may be, if worthy. “His eye is on the sparrow” is a … [Read more…]
Question: Why do you not go house to house teaching the Gospel when this is how the Bible tells us it should be done? Read Acts 20:20. Answer: “You know, from the first day that I came to Asia, in what manner I always lived among you, serving the Lord with all humility, with many … [Read more…]
Answer: Of this we have no knowledge. It is possible that there are prophecies in the Bible which may properly be applied to them, but we have no way of knowing and do not like to speculate.
Answer: There are two texts in the Scriptures which pertain to genealogies. “…command certain persons to give up teaching erroneous doctrines and studying those interminable myths and genealogies, which issue in mere speculation and cannot make known God’s plan for us.” (1 Tim 1:3-4 NEB) “…avoid foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions, and strivings about the law; … [Read more…]