The Bible Line - November 1, 2016
Were the heavens and the earth completed on the same day?
In the Bible, how were the dates computed? For example, accounts are that Herod the Great died in 4 B.C. Historically, how do we count from year one?
Hannah- Are winking and bribing condemned in the Bible? I know winking flirtatiously or slyly is bad, but what about cute, winking such as emoji faces? And as for bribing, just bribing others in general to do something they need to do but don't want to do-- is that bad?
Emmanuel, Houston, Texas - I would like to get your opinion on the recent policy change (within the last year), that Dallas Theological Seminary now allows the moderate use of alcohol? Why does it seem like we are continuing to reflect more of the world? What are your thoughts?I'm not superb with knowledge of the Scriptures (I'm growing), but I think this is dangerous, misguided, and unfortunate.
Anthony, Beaufort, SC - When we talk about fasting, what is going on with God in relation to us?
Steve, Savannah, GA - In Job 1:8 where the Lord asks Satan, "have you beheld my servant Job?" Did the Lord instigate this and did this action cause Job to be tempted to evil?