Questions that can be hard to understand

These are special questions that can help you learn God’s Word. Listed below are many questions on the book of the Old Testament. These questions can be used for Sunday school or bible study to help all young converts study the scriptures. I believe that if you ask yourself questions about God’s word and you can also learn as you study His word. My prayer is always with you and may God bless you in your studies.

1) What does the phrase, “The earth was without form and void” mean? (Genesis 1:2)

2) Does the term, “Day and Night” describe a 24 hour cycle?(Genesis 1:5)

3) How is mankind in the image of God? (Genesis 1:26)

4) Does the phrase, “replenish the earth” indicate there was another creation of mankind on the earth before Adam? (Genesis 1:28)

5) Who and when did the “seed of the woman bruise the head of the serpent? (Genesis 3:15)

6) What was the “mark” put upon Cain for killing his brother Abel? (Genesis 4:15)

7) Where did Cain get his wife, when he went to the land of Nod? (Genesis 4:17)

8) Are the “sons of God” men or angels? (Genesis 6:2)

9) Did the races of men originate from Noah’s three sons and their wives? (Genesis 9:18-28)

10) Was Melchizedak a real King or the Preincarnate Christ? (Genesis 14:18-20)

11) Does the term “book” refer to the “book of the living” or the “book of life”? (Exodus 32:32)

12) What does “uncleaness” mean? (Deuteronomy 24:1-4)

13) What does it mean when it says that God sent an evil spirit? (Judges 9:23)

14) Was this spirit really Samuel, and if so how did the witch have the power to call him back from the dead? (1 Samuel 28:7-25)

15) How does man differ from the animals? (Ecclesiastes 3:19-21)

16) What does it mean “the dead know not anything”? (Ecclesiastes 9:4-6)

17) How can Satan be talking with God in Heaven, when he has been cast out to hell? (Job 1:6-7)

18) Who or what are seraphims? (Isaiah 6:1-2)

19) Is this description the original fall of Satan from heaven? (Isaiah 14:12-15)

20) Is this a description of the Millenial Kingdom of Christ or the Eternal Kingdom after the New Earth (Revelations 21:1)? (Isaiah 65:17-25)

21) Who or what are the living creatures? (Ezekiel 1:5-24)

22) Please explain these verses and how they apply to us today? (Ezekiel 3:17-21)

23) Is this referring to the resurrection of the body or the spiritual resurrection of the nation Israel? (Ezekiel 37:1-14)

24) Who are the four beasts and when do they come into power? (Daniel 7:3-25)

25) Please explain the “Seventy Weeks” of prophesy? (Daniel 9:24-27)

26) When and who are in this resurrection? (Daniel 12:1-2)

27) Was this prophecy fulfilled at Pentecost or will it be fulfilled at the second coming of Christ? (Joel 2:28-32)

28) Did Jonah die in the belly of the fish like Christ died and was buried in the earth? (Jonah 1:17-2:2)

29) Is this prophecy describing Christ’s return to the earth? (Zechariah 14:1-4)

30) Is this prophecy concerning John and Baptist or Elijah? (Malachi 4:5-6)

31) Was Adam and Eve saved after the fall? (Genesis 3:16-19)

32) Are children physically punished for the sins of their fathers? (Exodus 20:5)

33) How could the exact words of God be altered by Moses? (Exodus 20:2-17)

34) Is abortion murder? (Exodus 21:22-23)

35) What is meant by; sins of ignorance? (Leviticus 4:2-5:17)

36) What does the Bible say about fortune telling? (Deuteronomy 18:10-14)

37) How could God bless Rahab for lying? (Joshua 2:1-22)

38) How did the sun stand still? (Joshua 10:12-14)

39) Did Jephthah offer up his daughter as a sacrifice to God? (Judges 11:30-40)

40) Is the Angel of the Lord, the pre-incarnate Christ? (Judges 13:15-22)

41) How many Sons did Jesse have? (1 Samuel 16:10-11)

42) Do all children go to Heaven at death? (2 Samuel 12:23)

43) Who moved David to number Israel; was it God or Satan? (2 Samuel 24 and 1 Chronicles 21:1-2)

44) Will God bless the righteous (believer) with a good like (health, prosperity)? (Psalms 112:1-3)

45) Will God protect the just from evil? (Proverbs 12:21)

46) Can we claim this promise today? (Proverbs 22:6)

47) Does this refer to a Christmas tree? (Jeremiah 10:3-5)

48) What were the pillows, and kerchiefs for and what does “hunt the souls of my people” mean? (Ezekiel 13:17-23)

49) Is cremation an acceptable burial for Christians? (Amos 6:10)

50) Why did God command Hosea to marry a harlot? (Hosea 1:3-4)

51) How and when did God create the heaven and the earth? (Genesis 1:1)

52) What does the term, “after its kind”, mean? (Genesis 1:11)

53) How does animal life differ from plant life? (Genesis 1:20)

54) What does the term “God took him” mean? (Genesis 5:22-24)

55) What does the term “my Spirit shall not always strive with men” mean? (Genesis 6:3)

56) How large was the ark, and how could it hold thousands of animals? (Genesis 6:15)

57) Was the flood local or worldwide? (Genesis 7:17-24)

58) What was the tower of Babel? (Genesis 11:1-9)

59) What does the phrase, “I AM THAT I AM” mean? (Exodus 3:14)

60) Who does the word “Him” refer to in these verses? (Exodus 4:24-26)

61) Has anyone ever literally seen God? (Exodus 24:9-10)

62) What is the Urim and Thummin? (Exodus 28:30)

63) Does the Scapegoat represent Satan? (Leviticus 16:10)

64) Does the serpent represent Christ? (Numbers 21:6-9)

65) Is there more than one God? (Deuteronomy 10:17)

66) Did Elijah go to Heaven in a chariot? (2 Kings 2:1-11)

67) Why did God kill the children that mocked Elisha? (2 Kings 2:23-24)

68) How could Elisha raise a man from the dead after he was dead? (2 Kings 13:20-21)

69) How can a child be born in sin? (Psalms 51:5)

70) Why is the day of death better than the day of birth? (Ecclesiastes 7:1-2)

71) Who is God? (Ezekiel 38:2 and Ecclesiastes 39:16)

72) Why will there be sacrifices in the Millenial Kingdom? (Ezekiel 43:19)

73) Who was the fourth in the fiery furnace? (Daniel 3:19-25)

74) Is “increased knowledge” for mankind a sign of the last days? (Daniel 12:14)

75) What do the 1290 days and 1353 days represent? (Daniel 12:11-12)

76) Where was the first murder committed at and who was it? (Genesis 4:1-16)

77) Who built the Ark and what was it used for? (Genesis 6:5-22)

78) What was the reason that the people built the Tower of Babel and what did God do to the people? (Genesis 11:1-9)

79) What was the promise that God made to Abraham? (Genesis 15:1-21)

80) Why was Joseph sold as a slave? (Genesis 37:8-28)

Note: I pray that these Scriptures have helped you in your bible study and understanding of Gods’ precious Holy word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose