Brethren Lipscomb and Sewell: In Numbers 22:20-22 we read, “And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say unto thee, that shalt thou do. And Balaam rose up in the morning, and… Continue reading The Case of Balaam
Brother Lipscomb: Where was the God-appointed place for the golden altar of incense — in the holy place or the most holy? Brethren are on both sides. Please give reasons for apparent discrepancies in the Bible on this. The place appointed for the altar of incense, or the golden altar, was in the holy place,… Continue reading The Place of the Golden Altar
Brother Sewell: As one of our sisters has turned Adventist and has some of the members bothered, I would like a full explanation of the following passages of scripture: Ex. 31: 16, 17; Matt. 5: 19; Rom. 14: 5, 6. Who are meant by the “children of Israel” in the passage first named? What “commandments” is… Continue reading Adventists and the Children of Israel
Brother Sewell: Please write up the two sons of Abraham – one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman. The passage is this: “Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law? For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the… Continue reading The Two Sons of Abraham
Please give us an article in the Gospel Advocate on the promises made to Abraham – whether they have been fulfilled or not; or do we, as Christians, look for those promises yet to be fulfilled? In Gen. 13:14, 15, God said to Abraham: “Look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and… Continue reading The Promise to Abraham
Please explain why Abel's offering was accepted and Cain's rejected. In general terms, it was because Abel's offering pleased the Lord and Cain's did not. Abel's pleased him because it was according to his will and Cain's was not. Did they know this will that is, had God given commandment concerning these offerings? It is… Continue reading Why was Able accepted and not Cain?