Did Ham have sex with his mother?

Question: I just read your answer to the question about whether boys should see one another naked as in locker rooms, etc. In the Bible, when Ham “saw his father’s nakedness,” that does not mean he literally saw his father without clothing on. It literally meant that he had sex with his father’s wife. That…

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The sins of Sodom were not homosexual

Question: The sins of Sodom were not homosexual. The Bible itself tells us of her sins at least fourteen different places. This is false teaching at its worse. So why aren’t the fourteen verses stating her sins posted? Answer: Isn’t it interesting that you give a very specific number of passages regarding the sins of…

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Can you help me with some questions from an atheist?

Question: I appreciate so much your willingness to answer questions. Here are the things which confuse me from an atheist: Why did Adam and Eve realize they were naked when there was not yet a concept of being clothed? Why was Adam lonely when he was in a perfect place and with God? I’m starting…

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What made God say that Abraham will be the father of the nation?

Question: What made God say that Abraham will be the father of the nation? Answer: God promised Abraham that he would become the father of many nations. See: How was Abraham famous? God didn’t have to offer that promise. He chose to make that promise and through that promise we see God’s power. “And we desire…

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Your commentary on Joseph was extremely helpful

Question: Hello, I’m reading through the Bible and wanted to let you know I came across your website while looking for a commentary on Joseph. I found the insights listed on your page extremely helpful and wanted you to know. Have a good day! Answer: Thank you for taking the time to write and let me…

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Which book should be first, Job or Genesis?

Question: I’m confused. A brother mentioned what I understood to mean that Job was to be the first book in the Bible and not Genesis. Since then I have done my own research and am now seriously confused. The way I see it is “Does it really matter?” There are considerably good points brought up…

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Since the Y-chromosome doesn’t activate until the fifth week, does this mean everyone starts out as female and that the first human could not be a male?

Question: There’s this meme going around that some people are trying to use against Creationism. It says, “All humans begin as female. The Y chromosome — which is only present in males — is not activated in the first 5-6 weeks of embryonic development.” Anyway, they’re trying to say that Adam couldn’t have been the…

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What did the animals eat after leaving the ark?

Question: How did plants survive in the flood? Where did animals, like cattle, get their food after being released from the ark? Answer: Plant seeds can float and survive a flood, as evidenced by plants sprouting after the flood. “Then the dove came to him in the evening, and behold, a freshly plucked olive leaf…

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Was Eve formed from Adam’s rib or Adam’s side?

Question: Was the word “rib” the correct translation in Genesis chapter 2? The NIV gives in their footnotes that it is a rib or he took a part from Adam’s side. So which is right? Answer: The Hebrew word tsela, can mean a rib, or a part of the side. How you translate it doesn’t matter.…

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