Disabilities in Old and New Testaments

I would like to know how the Old and New Testaments view persons born with a disability (cleft Palette, hearing impared, down syndrome, learning disabilities, etc.). And how would they have been treated in the sense of those leading the religious institutes (i.e. priests, Pharisees, early Christian leaders, etc.)? I know that through our own deeper understanding that these are not sins, but at one time people viewed these as sins or sins of their fathers. Only until we have grown in our limited wisdom have we understood that these are not brought about by anyone sinning. Thank you!

Three Days of Darkness

I have been reading about the 3 days of darkness on YouTube and so have my kids and they are terrified. I can find nothing about it in the Bible. Am I looking in the wrong place or is it actually true?


What comes first, the rapture or the great tribulation?

The Confusing Trinity

I have questions about the Trinity. Some say Jesus was begotten at his resurrection, others say from birth or from his baptism. When was Jesus begotten of the Father? Also if Jesus was conceived by the Holy Spirit, wouldn’t the Holy Spirit be Jesus’ father instead of God the Father? Is the Holy Spirit really a person or just a form of energy?


I am studying the subject of fasting. Did God command the Jews to fast for Yom Kippur? Are there other God-ordained times for fasting?

Jesus' Divinity

Why does only the Gospel of John speak clearly of Jesus' divinity and not Matthew, Mark, or Luke? Why is it only the latest of the Gospels to be written that  reveal the divinity of Jesus?

Graven Images

I have photos of family members, some who have passed away. Are these considered "graven images"? I have them framed and on the wall.

Animals and Psalm 150

Psalm 150 says "let everything that has breath praise the Lord." Did those people believe that animals could sing?





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