Do you Consider the Account of Daniel in the Fiery Furnace to be Allegorical or Literal?

Question: How do you consider Daniel’s three friends in the fiery furnace, allegory or literal? Answer: From the account we believe it was a literal occurrence, a real fiery furnace into which they were thrown. There is nothing here that contradicts Scripture teaching or is beyond the power of God. This was a marvelous display … [Read more…]

What are the “Leaves” that “Heal” in Revelation 22?

Question: What are the “leaves” that “heal” in Revelation 22? What do they represent? What is the healing? Answer: The passage in question describes a most unusual picture. As translated in the New English Bible it reads: “Then he showed me the river of the water of life, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne … [Read more…]

Why Should it “Please the Lord to Bruise Him” (his servants) as stated in Isaiah 53?

Question: I have a question about a passage in Isaiah 53. I understand that the chapter is speaking of the sufferings of Christ and also of those who will compose His faithful bride, but why should it &lquot;please the Lord to bruise him&rquot;? I have checked several of the newer translations, and all seem to … [Read more…]