Materials: OT Texts

1 Samuel 28:3-19

I find the story of Saul and the medium of En-dor intriguing and challenging. What kind of divination was done and how were the dead consulted in the ancient world?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

2 Samuel 6:6, 7

Why did the Lord kill Uzzah? Apparently he was trying to help (2 Sam. 6:6, 7).

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

A Question of Slavery

Please clarify the law of slavery in Exodus 21:2-6. Wouldn't God be opposed to slavery?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Atheists in the Old Testament

Psalm 14:1 says, "The fool has said in his heart, 'There is no God.'" Were there atheists in Israel?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Ceremonial Uncleanness and Contemporary Application

Do Old Testament personal uncleanness laws still apply today? And should a casket be brought into the Church for a funeral service?

Author: 
Elias Brasil de Souza

Creation and the Spirit of God

What is the meaning of the statement: "And the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters" (Gen. 1:2)?*

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Crime and Punishment

Why did David support the request of the Gibeonites to kill Saul's seven sons in 2 Samuel 21:1-9?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Daniel 10:3

Was Daniel a vegetarian?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

Daniel 11:40-45

What is the message of Daniel 11:40-45?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez - Retired

Daniel 12:1

What does the phrase "Michael . . . will arise" (Dan. 12:1, NIV) mean?

Author: 
Ángel Manuel Rodríguez

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