Who were the sons of God and daughters of men described in Genesis 6?

Reliability of the Bible
https://youtu.be/IJhsh3-537s “And it came to pass when men began to multiply on the face of the earth and daughters were born under them, that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were very fair, and they took them wives of all which they chose.” (Genesis 6:1-2) This “sons of God” and “daughters of men” is really something that has caused no end of discussion today. There are today a great many good men that take the position that the sons of God here are angels and may I say that I personally cannot accept that at all because if these were good angels, they would not commit this sin. And evil angels, I do not think could ever be designated “sons of God”.  Then the offspring…
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Does the Bible condone rape?

Relevance of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRWTKPvt6Zs Deuteronomy 22:28-29 says “If a man happens to meet a virgin who is not pledged to be married and rapes her and they are discovered, he shall pay her father 50 shekels of silver. He must marry the young woman for he has violated her. He can never divorce her as long as he lives.” On the surface, this sounds like what God is saying is “Ladies, if you get sexually assaulted by a man, no big deal because all that guy has to do is simply pay your father off some cash and according to the law, he is obligated to marry you, he cannot divorce you for the rest of your life, which means your grand prize is that you get to spend the rest of your…
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Does the Bible condone slavery?

Relevance of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Twj6NioKvJU Today’s question is, “Does the Bible condone slavery?” There is a tendency to look at slavery as  something of the past. But it is estimated that there are today over 27 million people in the  world who are subject to slavery: forced labor,   sex trade, inheritable property, etc. As those  who have been redeemed from the slavery of sin,   followers of Jesus Christ should be the  foremost champions of ending human slavery   in the world today. The question arises, though,  why does the Bible not speak out strongly   against slavery? Why does the Bible, in fact,  seem to support the practice of human slavery? The Bible does not specifically condemn the  practice of slavery. It gives instructions   on how slaves should be treated, but…
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What Does the Bible Say About Divorce and Remarriage?

Relevance of the Bible
https://youtu.be/H22vKvJKvAg What does the Bible teach about this subject of divorce and remarriage? Today we are dealing with a very sensitive subject. Statistics show that over 50% of all couples will experience divorce, which means not only are they affected by it but their children are as well. While I recognize that there are a variety of different views on this subject, I want to provide a biblical yet balanced view on the subject of divorce. The first thing that I want to point out is that divorce is not the unforgivable sin. (Romans 8:1) We've taken this one sin and have shunned and shamed people and caused them to feel worse than they already do about the deep pain that is associated with divorce. We need to be about…
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Was the gospel of Matthew written in Hebrew or Greek?

Reliability of the Bible
https://youtu.be/Rk3Sl_aLesg When Matthew wrote his gospel, it's very like that originally he wrote his gospel in Hebrew or Aramaic. Very possible, very likely, hence all the apostolic fathers and the apostolic testimonies of those early church fathers is true. There was a Hebrew text that was originally written for Hebrews and Jews around the world. But bear in mind this: Not every Jew understood Hebrew or Aramaic. Certainly in Palestine, the majority would have but when you get outside of Palestine, when you get into some of the other areas such as what we see represented in Jerusalem in Acts chapter 2, we can see that these people had different languages of their own right and so it's very likely that many of them did not read Aramaic or perhaps…
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Who wrote Matthew, Mark, Luke and John?

Reliability of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRC5xAM3ryw Who wrote the four Gospels? From a historical perspective, it doesn't quite  matter who wrote the Gospels. What matters is   whether the Gospels are true.  However, if we know the authors,   when they lived, and how closely  they associated with Jesus,   we will be in a better position to determine  whether their writings can be trusted. The four Gospels are named after their traditional  authors, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Matthew   was a tax collector and disciple of Jesus. Mark  was an associate of Peter, a disciple of Jesus.   Luke was a traveling companion with Paul, one  of the first missionaries who claimed to have   encountered Jesus. John was also a disciple of  Jesus, and one of the closest among the twelve.  …
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Do the Creation Stories in Genesis 1 and 2 Contradict Each Other?

Reliability of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUtxVr9tuLU Over the years, many skeptics have claimed that the creation stories found in Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 are contradictory. One book puts it like this. Genesis begins with two distinctive creation stories that are impossible to synthesize or string together into consecutive events with any integrity. That same book went on to claim that the two accounts were written by different authors and that the order of events just don't line up. Let's discuss these ideas in turn. Was Genesis 1 and 2 written by different authors who were telling different stories? Early Jewish and Christian traditions held that the majority of the first five books of the bible, which we call the Pentateuch, were associated with Moses but in the early 1800s some European Old Testament scholars…
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Jesus was dead “three days and three nights” explained

Reliability of the Bible
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8vjedtzxRw The New Testament teaches that Jesus was raised from the dead: “on the third day” (Mark 9:31, 10:34, Luke 9:22, 13:32, 18:33, 24:7, 46, 1 Corinthians 15:4)“in three days” (Mark 15:29, John 2:19-20)“after three days” (Mark 8:31)“three days and three nights” (Matthew 12:40) For Matthew, the phrases “in three days” (Matthew 26:61, 27:40), “after three days” (Matthew 27:63) and “three days three nights” (Matthew 12:40) mean the same thing.  That's because there are two biblical methods being employed here that we must always remember. One is the Hebrew way of counting time and the other is understanding Hebrew idioms - manners of speaking, Hebrew expressions in the bible. When counting days, the bible generally uses what some call “inclusive counting”. This means you include as “day one” the day…
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Daniel’s 70 weeks prophesy predicted the exact day of Jesus’ crucifixion

Bible and Prophesy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dva0G0ZcIK4&t=38s Today's topic is Daniel’s seventy weeks otherwise known as the coolest messianic prophecy in the whole bible.  “Seventy weeks (literally “sevens”) are decreed about your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to put an end to sin, and to atone for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal both vision and prophet, and to anoint a most holy place. Know therefore and understand that from the going out of the word to restore and build Jerusalem to the coming of an anointed one, a prince, there shall be seven weeks. Then for sixty-two weeks it shall be built again with squares and moat, but in a troubled time. And after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one shall be cut off and shall have nothing. And…
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