The Bible

Difference between Old and New covenenats

Question Was God's covenant with the Jews different from God's covenant with the church? If so, why?  Answer The short answer is, "yes". There are many differences between the old and new covenants - so many in fact that I will only be able to scratch the surface for...

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Difference between Bible translations

Question Why is it that all of the English translations of the bible have extra words added or changed from the Latin Vulgate Version from which they claim they are translated.  Answer The questioner provided this example. Example: 2-Peter 1:1 The Latin word Iusticia...

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Determining if a prophet is true or false

Question I have a question about prophets, how do you know if they are false or actual prophets?  Answer As to prophets and how we can know the difference between true and false statements, this is a wonderful question. First, we will examine the two tests given to...

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Is the Bible written in chronological order?

Question Is the Bible written in chronological order? If not, please outline how it was written.  Answer No, the Bible is not written in chronological order. Basically, the Bible is divided into two testaments, the Old Tesatament and the New Testament. The Old...

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Relevance of the Bible today

Question What relevance does the Bible hold for Christians today compared to when it was written 2,000 years ago?  Answer The Bible was not only written to those that first received it, but it was written for future generations so that we might know how we can be...

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Number of books in the Bible

Question Dear Sir/Madam,can you please tell me if there are 73 or 66 books in the Bible? If 66 then what is the status of the other 7 and why aren't they included?  Answer I assume you are talking about the Apocrypha which were 14 books written between the close of...

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Meaning of numbers in the Bible

Question What is the purpose of numbers such as 40, that appear so often in the Bible? For instance the number 40 is usually used when referring to days or nights in multiple areas of the bible. Also numbers such as 7, 3, 666,. Is there an explanation to these...

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