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Where is Biblical Sodom?

By on January 18, 2018

Where is Biblical Sodom – Bible Research Tools
For more than a century — since at least as far back as the days of the 1851 expedition to the holy land by Louis de Saulcy — archaeologists have concentrated the search for Sodom in the Dead Sea area. That began to change in 2002 when Dr. Steven Collins revealed

Not Taste of Death

By on January 10, 2018

Not Taste of Death – Bible Research Tools
Jesus said that some of those in one of his audiences would “not taste of death” until they see him coming in his kingdom with his angels; and then he would judge every man according to his works:

“For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose

The Day of the LORD is Near; a Time of Doom for the Nations

By on December 24, 2017

The Day of the Lord is Near – Bible Research Tools
Pastor Paul LeBoutillier of Calvary Chapel, Ontario, Oregon, one of the featured pastors on the Bible Research Tools Website, presented a common theme in a sermon on Elijah. Pastor LeBoutillier first quoted Ezekiel 30:3, implying it to be a future, “end times” prophecy, in this segment:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQFOrFUCkb8&t=03m54s

This …

Behold, I send you Elijah the Prophet!

By on December 20, 2017

I send you Elijah the Prophet – Bible Research Tools
One of the most commonly misconstrued passages in the scripture is Malachi 4:5-6,

“Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord: And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the

The Prophecies of Zechariah 9 through 14

By on November 23, 2017

The Prophecies of Zechariah 9 through 14 – Bible Research Tools
The theme of Zechariah 9 through 14 carries us from the time of the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, until the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70. This interpretation assumes:
 

  1. Only a very small remnant of the children of Israel are, in fact, Israel (Isa 1:9,

Who Are The New Testament Saints?

By on September 22, 2017

Who Are The New Testament Saints – Bible Research Tools
Have you ever noticed that there always seems to be a distinction between the Saints and the rest of the faithful?  For example:

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:”

Sequencing the Olivet Discourse

By on September 2, 2017

Sequencing the Olivet Discourse – Bible Research Tools
The Olivet Discourse is a name given to the prophetic instructions Christ gave his disciples during one (or more) of their stays on the mount of Olives.  This article focuses on sequencing and harmonization of the Olivet Discourse in three Synoptic Gospels where it is found.

Thanks to Mr. Ed Stevens

The Decree to Rebuild and Restore Jerusalem

By on August 29, 2017

The Decree to Rebuild and Restore Jerusalem – Bible Research Tools
Daniel’s prophecy mentioned this decree:

“Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment (also, decree, or word) to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and

Who are the Sons of God in Genesis 6?

By on August 28, 2017

Who are the Sons of God in Genesis 6 – Bible Research Tools 
This is the Word of God from Genesis 6 in the King James translation (KJV) of the Masoretic Hebrew text:

“And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons

Why Does The Fossil Record Contain So Many Extinct Species?

By on July 20, 2017

Why Does The Fossil Record Contain So Many Extinct Species – Bible Research Tools 
What happened to all those “bizarre” creatures we find in the fossil record, such as the dinosaurs? Why were they not on the Ark? Why were so many “left behind”?

The answer can possibly be found in the non-canonical literature which mentions the hybridization …

The Land Promise

By on January 14, 2017

The Land Promise – Bible Research Tools 
The Lord blessed Abraham [Abram] with the following blessings:

“Now the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I

The First Resurrection

By on December 5, 2016

The First Resurrection – Bible Research Tools 
The book of Daniel speaks of the resurrection of the children of Israel in this manner:

“And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was

The Earth Abideth Forever

By on October 8, 2016

The Earth Abideth Forever – Bible Research Tools

Why That Is Important To Your Grandchildren

 
The Word of God in Ecclesiastes is crystal clear about the longevity of the earth, and its inhabitants:
 

“One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.” — Eccl 1:4 KJV

 
In Isaiah the Lord seems …

This Generation Shall Not Pass Away

By on September 22, 2016

This Generation Shall Not Pass Away – Bible Research Tools 
A generation in the scriptures is a group of people living at the same time, and is well defined:

“The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham . . . So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations;

A Virgin Birth?

By on September 13, 2016

A Virgin Birth – Bible Research Tools
Modern interpretations of Isaiah 7:14 by many Jewish Rabbi’s under the traditions of Judaism dispute the interpretation that Christ (Emmanuel: Mat 1:23) was born of a virgin. Their dispute centers around the use of the Hebrew word “almah” [העלמה] (damsel, maid, virgin, young woman) rather than “betulah” …

Born of Water and of the Spirit

By on August 11, 2016

Born of Water and of the Spirit – Bible Research Tools 

In the gospel of John it is written that Nicodemus was a “ruler of the Jews”[John 3:1] which the Orthodox Jewish Bible identifies as a member of the Sanhedrin council. Jesus referred to him as “a master [teacher] of Israel”. Therefore it can be assumed …