How were the years in Biblical time counted?

How were the years in Biblical time counted?

Question   Gramps, We name the years before Christ as in 2000 BC, 1500 BC, 600 BC, and so on.  But how did those people at that time count their years?    They couldn’t have used BC in any of their calendars.  Or as time passed, did they even label or keep...
Was the forbidden fruit really an apple?

Was the forbidden fruit really an apple?

Question   Gramps, Was the forbidden fruit really an apple? Dallas   Answer   Dallas, In reality, we do not know what type of fruit the forbidden fruit was.  Could it have been an apple?  Perhaps, just as it could have been any other fruit, including...
Why weren’t there 12 apostles during Old Testament times?

Why weren’t there 12 apostles during Old Testament times?

Question   Hi Gramps, If Christ called twelve apostles during New Testament times, and He called twelve apostles in modern times, then why weren’t there twelve apostles during Old Testament times?  Thanks. Brother G   Answer   Brother G, Thank you...
Does heaven and hell refer to paradise and spirit prison?

Does heaven and hell refer to paradise and spirit prison?

Question   Gramps, I’ve always understood that many of the references in the bible to heaven and hell refer to paradise and spirit prison–thus, the images of sulfur and burning. Therefore that’s why there’s no discussion of the three degrees in the Old Testament...
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