In dealing with Bible problems of any kind, whether in factual or in doctrinal matters, it is well to follow appropriate guidelines in determining the solution. How can this be done?
Genesis 17:15-19 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 15 And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. 16 I will bless her; indeed, I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she will produce nations; kings of peoples will... Continue Reading →
Genesis 16:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 And Sarai said to Abram, “Look, please, Jehovah has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai. The custom in that time provided for the continuation of... Continue Reading →
Deuteronomy 22:28-29 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 28 “If a man finds a virgin who is not engaged, and seizes her and lies with her and they are discovered, 29 then the man who lay with her shall give to the father of the young woman fifty shekels of silver, and she shall become his wife, because he... Continue Reading →
Genesis 15:17 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 17 When the sun had gone down and it was dark, look, a smoking firepot and a flaming torch passed between these pieces. Genesis 19:23 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 23 The sun had risen over the earth when Lot came to Zoar. Conservative Christianity makes the claim that the... Continue Reading →
Genesis 15:16 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 16 And in the fourth generation shall return here, for the error of the Amorites is not yet complete.” There seems to be a clear contradiction between what is said here in Genesis 15:16 about the Exodus coming in the “fourth generation,” [(1) Levi, (2) Kohath, (3) Amram, and... Continue Reading →
It is here that we are expressly told, “To Seth, to him also a son was born, and he called his name Enosh. At that time men began to call upon the name of Jehovah.” (Gen. 4:26) This is in the days of Enosh, the son of Seth, the third son of Adam and Eve.... Continue Reading →