Monthly Archives: September 2011

“What is the mark of the beast (666)?”


The main passage in the Bible that mentions the “mark of the beast” is  Revelation 13:13-18. Other references can be found in Revelation 14:9, 11, 15:2, 16:2, 19:20, and 20:4. This mark acts as a seal for the followers of … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about dinosaurs?”


The topic of dinosaurs in the Bible is part of a larger ongoing debate within the Christian community over the age of the earth, the proper interpretation of Genesis, and how to interpret the physical evidences we find all around … Continue reading

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Changing A Bad Reputation


I have often counseled  with people that said, “I’ve become a Christian, but I have such a bad reputation.  How can I change it?” Those who find themselves in this situation need to realize that although their sins have been … Continue reading

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“Why does the Roman Catholic Bible have more books than the Protestant Bible?”


The Roman Catholic Bible includes the Apocrypha which was written after the end of the Old Testament and before the beginning of the New Testament.  This intertestamental period of 400 years was a time of great literary activity in spite … Continue reading

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“Should a Christian defend himself against an intruder?”


Today there is a namby-pamby way of thinking that a Christian is not to defend himself.  Scripture tells us we are to resist evil (James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:19).  If a man entered your house with a gun, to resist … Continue reading

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“Please expain the three heavens mentioned in the Bible.”


The Scripture does speak of three heavens.  The Lord Jesus used the term heaven when He spoke of the birds of the air.  So we know that the first heaven is where the birds and aircraft fly in the air … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: The Pirate and Bird Droppings


A pirate had a wooden leg, a hook on one arm, and a patch over one eye. Someone asked him how these things happened. He said that a whale bit off his leg, a crocodile had chewed off his hand, … Continue reading

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“If an unmarried couple has sex, are they married in God’s eyes?”


 It is true that sexual relations is the ultimate fulfillment of a couple becoming “one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). However, the act of sex does not equal marriage. If that were so, there would be no such thing as premarital sex—once … Continue reading

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Did the people in the Bible have last names?


People in Bible times did not really have last names like we think of last names today. They frequently went by something similar to “Simon, son of Jonah” (Matthew 16:17). The phrase “son of Jonah” identified Simon as a different … Continue reading

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Does God speak to us in dreams?


Baptist Voice Ministries is not a Christian dream interpretation service. We do not interpret dreams. We strongly believe that a person’s dreams and the meaning of those dreams are between them and God alone. Does God still speak through dreams? … Continue reading

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