Why did Lot’s daughters go unpunished for their sin?

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…]

What do Jesus’ words, “not one” sparrow shall “fall on the ground without your Father” mean?

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…]

Where in the Bible might I find that it is sinful to do genealogy on our family?

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…]