Bible questions

Bible Questions & Answers originally started in response to letters from listeners to Adventist World Radio (AWR).

It has now grown to be part of Discover Online and aims to openly and honestly reflect on the truths of the Bible in the modern world. Much of the audio on this site was first aired on AWR.

Thanks to Pastors Edgar Hulbert, Herman Smit, Mike Stickland, Gudmundurs Olafsson, Ray Allen and Victor Hulbert for their help and support in researching for this site.

Answers reflect the authors Christian view of the Bible and modern culture but does not necessarily represent the official views of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Which version of the Bible do you read and follow?

Hashim writes from the Middle East with the question, 'Which version of the Bible do you read and follow?' My basic principle is to read a version of the Bible that you understand. We believe it is the message of the Bible that is inspired, not each individual word. Most of the Old Testament was written in Hebrew, with a little in Aramaic. The New Testament was written in Greek. The most accurate thing to do, then, would be to read it in the original language. However, if I only use that... more