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Answer by Carl Heald

Who are the twelve princes whom God promised to Ishmael?

I believe that Ishmael's descendants were the start of the Arab Nations. The 12 princes are his son's. There names listed in the order of there birth are:...

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Answer by Frederick Thomas

What is an abuse of biblical context and how can it deceive the unwary?

Greetings Brethren I hope new believers may also read this topic. We have no excuse when we are deceived and now practice deception. You can’t blame your...

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Answer by Tony Flores , Tony Flores a servant of Jesus Christ

Why should a believer talk in tongues?

I believe that God has given the gift of speaking in Tongues to some people today for His purpose, but not all people have this gift or needed. It is used...

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Answer by Bruce Lyon , Elder: Restoration Fellowship Assembly

Why should a believer talk in tongues?

The question is: "Why should a believer talk in tongues?" Indeed, great question..... is there a need to talk in languages to-day. That will be determined by...

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Answer by Larry Truelove

What is an abuse of biblical context and how can it deceive the unwary?

Context is abused in at least two ways: 1) Ignoring context. That is, misusing the words or phrases by interpreting them in ways never intended by the...

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Answer by Tim Ranck

Where did the waters go when they receded after the flood of Noah?

The average depth of the ocean is 2.3 miles (3800 meters)! After the fountains of the great deep burst open as recorded in the flood story, earth had to...

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Is abuse an acceptable reason for divorce?

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What is the harmony of the Gospels?

The "harmony" of the Gospels is the agreement of the four biblical Gospels. The four New Testament Gospels are like the singers in a four-part choir. They...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 2

What is the New Jersusalem Bible?

The New Jerusalem Bible is a Catholic Bible. It contains the deuterocanonical books. My opinion is that the translation is a bit modern, as compared to the...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 2

Why do we bury people?

Jewish Rabbis teach of Gemilut Hasadim, "the giving of loving-kindness" as a fundamental social value in every day lives of Jews. These include clothing the...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is love (fruit of the Holy Spirit)?

Galatians 5:22-23 is one of the most beloved passages in the Bible. The "fruit of the Spirit" has also been misinterpreted as characteristics that believers...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 2

Was Jesus in the wilderness or at the wedding in Cana three days after His baptism?

John's gospel opens with "In the beginning", evoking the Genesis' Creation narrative. John then proceeds to count days. "The next day" John 1, verse 29, "The...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 2

What is the difference between praying with icons and praying to idols? Is using icons to focus on God in prayer biblical?

In the first few centuries of the Church, there are no photographs and people use icons (drawings, paintings or sculptures) to tell stories of Jesus and the...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 2

Are the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus considered idols?

Idolatry is the worship of anyone or anything other than God. So far, I haven't met or heard anyone who worships or offer sacrifices to the Easter Bunny or...

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What is the meaning and significance of the Temple Mount?

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What are the heavenly crowns that believers can receive in Heaven?

There are five heavenly crowns mentioned in the New Testament that will be awarded to believers. They are the imperishable crown, the crown of rejoicing, the...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What should parents tell their children about Santa Claus?

Although Santa Claus is a mythical figure, his creation is based in part on a great Christian man named Saint Nicholas of Myra, who lived in the 4th century....

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