Category Archives: Miscellaneous

The Ellis Problem

Here’s an interesting exercise for my those with a deep Bible interest.  It tests one’s understanding of the various terms in the Bible that describe spiritual conditions. The Ellis Problem Suppose that Ellis was present at the Temple on the … Continue reading

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Were the Sun, Moon, and Stars More than Just Heavenly Bodies?

This article will fall far short of definitively answering the question it poses.  And it will most certainly fall short of answering all the further questions that will naturally follow the evidences I will show herein.  Rather, the goal of … Continue reading

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Understanding the Spiritual Status of Living Christians

Here’s a useful exercise to test and/or develop one’s understanding of original Christianity. Suppose that Ellis was present at the Temple on the day that Peter preached the sermon in Acts 2. Suppose that he was a Jew who was … Continue reading

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Why Does God Kill in the Old Testament?

A friend of a friend of a friend at Facebook had posted the following query: I’d like to request some assistance with a Position Paper I’m doing for a Pastor … I’d like to get a sampling of opinions on … Continue reading

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Complications in Discerning Answers to Prayer

Naturally, when believers pray, they have an interest in knowing whether those prayers are being answered.  And similarly, it’s only natural to want to understand just what the answers are.  This article focuses on just a small part of this … Continue reading

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