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Was Judas predestined to betray Jesus?

There are three suggestions in the New Testament that a betrayal by Judas was prophesied, which has led some readers to ask the question above “Was Judas predestined to betray Jesus?” Psalm 41:9 in John In John 13:18 Jesus quotes Psalm 41:9 – originally about David’s enemies – of Judas, “But the Scripture will be […]

Why are Cain and Abel more famous than Seth?

Cain and Abel are probably more famous than Seth because they have a particularly graphic and memorable story associated with them (theirs is the story of one brother murdering the other — Cain murders Abel. See Genesis 4). Seth, on the other hand, doesn’t really have a narrative associated with him; he is easier to […]

Who is the seed of the serpent in Genesis 3:15?

In Genesis 3:15 God speaks to the snake in Eden: And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.” (3:15 ESV) Taken literally that would be read to mean that there would be enmity between snakes and […]

Who are the six demons in the film “Exorcism of Emily Rose” : Cain, Nero, Judas, Legion, Belial and Lucifer?

These six “demons” in the 2005 American horror film “The exorcism of Emily Rose” are inventions of the scriptwriters. Only one of those names – Legion – is actually connected to the healing of a “demon possessed” man in the Bible. Legion – was the name an insane man that Jesus healed had given himself (Mark 5:1-20). Legion […]

Cain is not mentioned in the genealogy of Adam – Why?

The genealogy of Cain is given briefly in Genesis 4:17-24. However, this was not the line that led from Adam to Noah, and all other lines of descendants were destroyed in the flood – including Cain’s descendants. The genealogy of Adam goes through his son Seth to Noah (Genesis 5:3-32) and this is the part […]