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 New 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 prayers are with you and may God bless you always in your studies.

1) What does the term “Raca and thou fool” mean? (Matthew 5:21-22)

2) How can unbelievers do miracles? (Matthew 7:22-23)

3) What is the “Blasphemy of the Holy Ghost”; and can it be committed today? (Matthew 12: 31-32)

4) What day or the hour was Christ crucified on? (Matthew 12:40-46)

5) Can men or the church forgive sins? (Matthew 16:19, (John 20:23)

6) Do children have guardian angels? (Matthew 18:10)

7) What is Christ’s teaching on divorce? (Matthew 19:3-9)

8) How will our bodies be like the bodies of angels in the resurrection? (Matthew 22:30)

9) What does “endure unto the end” mean? (Matthew 24:13)

10) What does “Abomination of desolation” mean? (Matthew 24:15)

11) Who and when is “this generation”? (Matthew 24:34)

12) Who is the “unprofitable servant”? (Matthew 25:30)

13) How did Judas die? (Matthew 27:5 and Acts 1:18)

14) Who were the saints that arose from the dead; and did they die again? (Matthew 27:52-53)

15) Where do demons come from, and can they possess people today? (Mark 5:1-16)

16) Do these signs suppose to follow believers today? (Mark 16:15-18)

17) What is Christ’s teaching on Hell? (Luke 16:19-31)

18) Does this verse teach we are not born again by our will? (John 1:13)

19) What does “born of water” mean? (John 3:5)

20) Was Judas predestined to betray Christ? (John 6:70-71)

21) Who does, the branches represent? (John 15:2-6)

22) Did the apostles receive the Holy Ghost here, or at Pentecost? (John 20:22)

23) What does it mean to be baptized with the Holy Ghost? (Acts 1:5:16)

24) Was Matthias God’s choice for replacing Judas? (Acts 1:22-26)

25) What does “speaking in tongues” mean, and is it for today? (Acts 2:4-12, (1 Corinthians 12:10, (1 Corinthians 14:1-40)

26) Did Jesus go to hell after his death? (Acts 2:31)

27) Are sins remitted through water baptism? (Acts 2:38)

28) Are the heathen lost because they have rejected God through creation or because they have never heard the gospel to believe? (Romans 1:20, (Romans 2:12)

29) Can a person become a Christian and still remain a homosexual? (Romans 1:24-32)

30) Is salvation all faith, or faith and works? (Romans 4:5-6 and James 2:17-20)

31) Explain the two natures of a Christian. (Romans 7:14-25)

32) Does foreknowledge determine predestination? (Romans 8:28-39)

33) Did God hate Esau; and if he did, doesn’t that make God a respecter of persons? (Romans 9:13)

34) Does God choose who he will save regardless of their will and irrestiable grace? (Romans 9:15-16)

35) Did God rise up Pharaoh to kill him? (Romans 9:17)

36) Is the baptism with water or the Holy Spirit? (1 Corinthians 12:13)

37) Does the term “that which is perfect”, refer to the completion of the Bible or the Second Coming of Christ? (1 Corinthians 13:10)

38) What if we don’t keep in memory, what Paul has said, will we be lost? (1 Corinthians 15:2)

39) In what way will the Son be in subjection to the Father? (1 Corinthians 15:28)

40) Does this mean the living was baptized so the dead could be saved? (1 Corinthians 15:29)

41) Does this teach an inter-mediate state of the spirit after death and before the resurrection of the body? (2 Corinthians 5:8-9)

42) Has paradise always been up in heaven? (2 Corinthians 12:2-4)

43) What does “fallen from grace” mean? (Galatians 5:4)

44) Is the “One Baptism” with water or the Holy Ghost? (Ephesians 4:5)

45) Did Jesus become something less than God when he became man? (Philippians 2:6-8)

46) When and who will be raised from the dead? (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)

47) Does the term, “Day of Christ” refer to the Rapture, or the Second Coming of Christ? (2 Thessalonians 2:1-2)

48) How is man of sin revealed? (2 Thessalonians 2:3)

49) Who is “He”, that his hindering the revelation of man of sin? (2 Thessalonians 2:7)

50) Why can’t these people believe and be saved? (2 Thessalonians 2:10-12)

51) Can a woman be a pastor, teacher, or deacon ruling over men in a “New Testament Church”? (1 Timothy 2:12, (1 Timothy 3:2,12)

52) Who shall be saved in childbearing? (1 Timothy 2:15)

53) Why didn’t Paul heal him? (2 Timothy 4:20)

54) Could Jesus have sinned? (Hebrews 4:15)

55) Is this referring to an unbeliever or a believer? (Hebrews 6:1-4)

56) Is this referring to an unbeliever or a believer? (Hebrews 10:26-29)

57) Does the term, “brethren” refer to Jewish brethren or Christian brethren? (James 5:19-20)

58) Who were the spirits in prison? (I Peter 3:18-21)

59) Who are the dead that had the Gospel preached to them? (I Peter 4:6)

60) How can the latter end be worse than the beginning? (2 Peter 2:20-23)

61) When will the earth be destroyed? (2 Peter 3:10-13)

62) What does the term; “his seed” apply to? (1 John 3:9)

63) How did Jesus come by water? (1 John 5:6-8)

64) What is the Sin unto death; and is this physical or spiritual death? (1 John 5:16)

65) Why and when did the angels fall? (Jude 1:6)

66) Is this referring to a past event or a future event when Satan will be cast out of heaven? (Revelations 12:9)

67) When is a persons name written into the “Lamb’s Book of Life”, and can it be removed? (Revelations 3:5, (Revelations 13:18), (Revelations 17:8), (Revelations 20:12), (Revelations 21:27), (Revelations 22:19)

68) Who are the 144,000? (Revelations 7:4), (Revelations 14:14)

69) Has Satan the power to give life to an image? (Revelations 13:11-15)

70) What does the number 666 mean? (Revelations 13:18)

71) Why are these two genealogies of Christ different? (Matthew 1:1-16, (Luke 3:23-38)

72) Is the virgin birth necessary for the salvation of mankind? (Matthew 1:23)

73) What is the baptism of fire? (Matthew 3:11, (Luke 3:16)

74) Did Christ break the Sabbath? (Matthew 12:1-2)

75) Are these brothers and sisters of Jesus or are they cousins? (Matthew 13:55-56)

76) What are the “keys to the kingdom”? (Matthew 16:19)

77) Was John the Baptist the re-incarnation of Elias (Elijah)? (Matthew 17:12, (Mark 9:13)

78) Is this referring to the Rapture or the Second Coming of Christ? (Matthew 24:40-41, (Luke 17:34-36)

79) Who are the virgins? (Matthew 25:1)

80) When does the judgment take place? (Matthew 25:31-32)

81) Is this quotation from Matthew referring to a passage in Jeremiah or Zechariah? (Matthew 27:9-10)

82) Should foot-washing be practiced as on ordinance of the church today? (John 13:14)

83) Does the phrase, “all in his house” imply that infants were baptized? (Acts 16:31-34)

84) Did the disciples baptize in the name of Jesus instead of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost? (Acts 19:5)

85) Should male children be circumcised today? (Romans 3:1)

86) Does God direct all things for the benefit of the believer? (Romans 8:28)

87) Should Christians kill others in war? (Romans 13:1-7)

88) Is all food clean to eat? (Romans 14:14)

89) Should Christians take other Christians to court? (1 Corinthians 6:1-8)

90) Can Christians divorce and remarry because of desertion? (1 Corinthians 7:10-17)

91) Are all of Paul’s writing’s inspired of God? (1 Corinthians 7:6-12)

92) Who is his virgin referring to? (1 Corinthians 7:36)

93) What is Christian liberty? (1 Corinthians 8:9)

94) Is tithing for the Church Age? (1 Corinthians 16:2)

95) Explain the Godhead. (Colossians 2:9)

96) What is verbal inspiration? (2 Timothy 3:16)

97) Is Christ the eternal Son of God? (Hebrews 1:5)

98) What authority does the pastor have in a New Testament Church? (Hebrews 13:17)

99) Who are the two witnesses? (Revelation 11:3-12)

100) Who does the woman represent? (Revelations 12:16)

101) Is a Christian never to judge other? (Matthew 7:1)

102) Is Peter the rock from which Christ built the church? (Matthew 16:18)

103) If the church did not begin until Pentecost, why did Christ give these Instructions? (Matthew 18:17)

104) What does the term “called and chosen” refer to? (Matthew 22:14)

105) When and where will we drink the fruit of the vine with Christ? (Matthew 26:29)

106) Do we ask for the Holy Spirit in prayer or do we receive Him when we believe? (Luke 16:1-2)

107) How could the Lord commend the unjust steward? (Luke 16:1-12)

108) What is the “times of the Gentiles”? (Luke 21:24)

109) How does Jesus light every man that comes into the world? (John 1:9)

110) Was this fermented wine? (John 2:1-10)

111) Isn’t heaven really only one place, then why are there many mansions? (John 14:2)

112) Are these the first deacons in the church? (Acts 6:1-6)

113) Was Simon really saved? (Acts 8:9-24)

114) How are we saved by the life of Christ? (Romans 5:10)

115) When does this judgment take place? (1 Corinthians 3:13-15)

116) Are women to have long hair? (1 Corinthians 11:3-16)

117) What does unworthily mean? (1 Corinthians 11:29-34)

118) Does this apply only to speaking in tongues? (1 Corinthians 14:34-35)

119) Can a Christian commit a “work of the flesh”, and become lost? (Galatians 5:19-21)

120) Are teachers a separate spiritual gift from pastors? (Ephesians 4:11)

121) How can we “work out” our own salvation? (Philippians 2:12)

122) Did the New Testament (covenant) begin with the birth of Christ or his Death? (Hebrews 9:15-28)

123) Who are in the first resurrection and who are in the second? (Revelations 20:5-6)

124) Is this the same battle of Gog and Magog recorded in Ezekiel 38:39? (Revelations 20:8)

125) Is New Jerusalem in the shape of a cube or a pyramid? (Revelations 21:16-17)

Note: I pray that these questions may help you in your study and understanding of Gods’ 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