Biblical facts and stories

This category is about background facts or general facts and stories that don’t fit in the category “about specific Bible verses”.

twelve apostles

Why were there twelve apostles?

During Jesus’ ministry on earth, He had a group of disciples that followed Him – just as many religious or philosophical leaders had. Twelve of these disciples had a special position. Jesus appointed them as his...

Did Elijah go to heaven?

Did Elijah go to heaven?

Did Elijah go to heaven? Jesus said no one except Him had gone to heaven. However, the Bible teaches us that Elijah and Enoch never died but went to heaven. So what is the explanation for this? According to 2 Kings 2:11...


Who was Cain’s wife?

Genesis 4:1-2 recounts the birth of Cain and Abel to Adam and Eve: “Now Adam knew Eve his wife, and she conceived and bore Cain, saying, ‘I have gotten a man with the help of the LORD.’ And again, she...


Why all the 7s in Revelation?

Many sevens in Revelation When you read Revelation, it is hard not to notice all the sevens. There are 59 in total, and the whole book is structured around a few sets of seven. John writes to the seven churches in Asia...

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Do angels have wings?

Angels are “ministering spirits sent out to serve for the sake of those who are to inherit salvation” (Hebrews 1:14). As a spiritual presence, angels are normally not visible to the human eye. This is seen in the story...