WORD TO THE WHYS
Wisdom from the Holy Word Addressing "The Why" Questions of Life
The page provides Holy Scriptures that address the questions pertaining to many of "The Whys" in life. It is devoted to imparting the "Word Knowledge" that God's declares is necessary so that His people gain and grow in His wisdom, and they do not perish due to a lack of knowledge of Him and His Word.
"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I also will reject you from being priest for Me; Because you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children."
(Hosea 4:6 Modern King James Version)
"Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth.Do not forsake her, and she will preserve you; Love her, and she will keep you."
(Proverbs 4:5-6 Modern King James Version)
"If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. "
(James 1:5 Modern King James Version)
1. Why do we have life?
"And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being." (Genesis 2:7 Modern King James Version)
2. Why is there life only on Earth?
"The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord's: but the earth hath he given to the children of men." (Psalm 115:16 Modern King James Version)
"I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto me." (Jeremiah 27:5 Modern King James Version)
"And hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation" (Acts 17:26 Modern King James Version)
3. Why are there males and females?
"So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them." (Genesis 1:27 Modern King James Version)
4. Why is a female called by the name woman?
"And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall on Adam, and he slept; and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh in its place. Then the rib which the Lord God had taken from man He made into a woman, and He brought her to the man. And Adam said: "This is now bone of my bones And flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, Because she was taken out of Man." (Genesis 2:21-23 Modern King James Version)
5. Why does a man have a wife?
"And the Lord God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him." (Genesis 2:18 Modern King James Version)
6. Why is there a benefit to a man having a wife?
"He who finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor from the Lord." (Proverbs 18:22 Modern King James Version)
7. Why does a woman experience pains when its time to give birth to the child?
"To the woman He said: "I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; In pain you shall bring forth children." (Genesis 3:16 Modern King James Version)
8. Why honor our parents?
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you." (Exodus 20:12 Modern King James Version)
9. Why are children special?
"Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one's youth. Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them." (Psalm 127:3-5 Modern King James Version)
10. Why is domestic violence not acceptable?
"Yet you say, "For what reason?" Because the Lord has been witness Between you and the wife of your youth, With whom you have dealt treacherously; Yet she is your companion And your wife by covenant. But did He not make them one, Having a remnant of the Spirit? And why one? He seeks godly offspring. Therefore take heed to your spirit, And let none deal treacherously with the wife of his youth." (Malachi 2:14-15 Modern King James Version)
"So husbands ought to love their own wives as their own bodies; he who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as the Lord does the church." (Eph 5:28-29 Modern King James Version)
11. Why are there different nations/races?
"Now the sons of Noah who went out of the ark were Shem, Ham, and Japheth. And Ham was the father of Canaan. These three were the sons of Noah, and from these the whole earth was populated." (Genesis 9:18-19 Modern King James Version)
12. Why are there different languages?
"Now the whole earth had one language and one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there. Then they said to one another, "Come, let us make bricks and bake them thoroughly." They had brick for stone, and they had asphalt for mortar. And they said, "Come, let us build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top is in the heavens; let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth." But the Lord came down to see the city and the tower which the sons of men had built. And the Lord said, "Indeed the people are one and they all have one language, and this is what they begin to do; now nothing that they propose to do will be withheld from them. "Come, let Us go down and there confuse their language, that they may not understand one another's speech." (Genesis 11:1-7 Modern King James Version)
13. Why should a person not get tattoos?
"You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor tattoo any marks on you: I am the Lord." (Leviticus 19:28 )
"And a great voice out of the house of God came to my ears, saying to the seven angels, Go, and let that which is in the seven vessels of the wrath of God come down on the earth. And the first went, and let what was in his vessel come down on the earth; and it became an evil poisoning wound on the men who had the mark of the beast, and who gave worship to his image." (Revelation 16:1-2 Basic English Version)
14. Why is using zodiac signs, mediums, fortune tellers, palm readers, tarot cards, wee-gee boards, witchcraft or consulting the dead to get information, predictions, prophecies or help regarding decisions and actions in life not an acceptable practice?
"Give no regard to mediums and familiar spirits; do not seek after them, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God." (Leviticus 19:31 Modern King James Version)
"There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices witchcraft, or a soothsayer, or one who interprets omens, or a sorcerer, "or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead. "For all who do these things are an abomination to the Lord, and because of these abominations the Lord your God drives them out from before you. "You shall be blameless before the Lord your God. "For these nations which you will dispossess listened to soothsayers and diviners; but as for you, the Lord your God has not appointed such for you." (Deuteronomy 18:10-14 Modern King James Version)
15. Why do we have prophets/preachers who deliver God’s message to His people?
"The Lord your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your midst, from your brethren. Him you shall hear, "according to all you desired of the Lord your God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, 'Let me not hear again the voice of the Lord my God, nor let me see this great fire anymore, lest I die.' "And the Lord said to me: 'What they have spoken is good. 'I will raise up for them a Prophet like you from among their brethren, and will put My words in His mouth, and He shall speak to them all that I command Him. 'And it shall be that whoever will not hear My words, which He speaks in My name, I will require it of him." (Deuteronomy 18:15-19 Modern King James Version)
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