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Sunday, February 7th

Satan’s Dominion And God’s Sovereignty

Q. I listened to your audio study on Daniel 10-11 last night and came away with two questions for you:
1. Why was Isaiah killed?
2. As far as your discussion of and references to 1
John 5:19 (“the whole world is under the control of
the evil one”) and Matthew 4:8, where Jesus did not
dispute Satan’s claim to the kingdoms of the earth,
how do you square that with God’s sovereignty? Satan
had to ask God’s permission to afflict Job. Romans
8:28 says that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, and 1 Thes. 5:18 says that in all things, we are to give thanks.
 

Why Did God Do These Things?

Q. Why would God want to have someone killed in order to let everyone else get into heaven? Why such a brutal death? And where did the people from the Old Testament go when they died before Jesus came down to earth? How could they get into heaven? And how was there such a misunderstanding among the Jews about Jesus being their Messiah? Where did it say how they would be able to recognize Him? How could God allow so many people to go to Hell? How do we know for certain that all of these things that were written so long ago are even reliable, truthful sources?

Saturday, February 6th

A Confusing Verse

Q. I was reading “The End Times According To Ezekiel, Part 1” , and came upon something that you had written. I wanted to get your opinion on this because not only is it confusing for me but possibly for many others who may have read this article. Below I have listed the verse and then after that I have pasted your comment.
And they built the high places of Baal that are in the valley of Ben-hinnom to cause their sons and their daughters to pass through the fire to Molech, which I had not commanded them nor had it entered My mind that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin. (Jer. 32:35).
“Here’s a reminder of the cause of Israel’s judgment. The shedding of blood refers to their practice of child sacrifice, a form of idol worship so abhorrent to God that He said it never entered His mind that they would do such a detestable thing.” (Jere. 32:35)
I know that God knows everything and that verse confused me. Thank you for taking the time to explain this.

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