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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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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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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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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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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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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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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 2

Is it wise to join forums to debate theology with those who profess another gospel? (ie Jehovahs Witnesses, Mormons)?

Not all the time. The first step towards reconciliation is to meet people where they are. So yes, attending debate theology with people of other faith helps...

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

Why did Judah and Israel split?

Solomon, though wise and great, taxed the people heavily to pay for the building of the elaborate Temple and the more elaborate Palace. After his death,...

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

Is baptism a personal choice and we can be baptized by a pastor of our choosing?

From observation, I can say we can choose who will minister the baptism. For Catholics, the choice is not who does the baptism, but where. Church #1 where I...

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

What is the NAME Jesus was referring to as he prays for the disciples in John 17:11-12a?

HaShem (The Name), as reference to God's Name. It is common Jewish practice to restrict the use of the word Adonai to prayer only. In conversation, some...

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

What does the Bible say about free will?

The Bible says Man has free will. Man rejects, saying he has no free will. We go back to the story of Man's fall (Genesis 3). Eve gave the fruit to Adam and...

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

Are we as Christians allowed to befriend people from different faiths?

A person of a different faith should be dealt with love, not indifference. Each baptized Christian is called to be an apostle, sent out by Christ's mandate,...

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Are the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus considered idols?

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How do beliefs about creation impact the rest of theology?

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How do beliefs about creation impact the rest of theology?

In the creation narrative, "GOD SAID" is recorded 10 times in chapter 1 of Genesis. Personally and for me that is all I need to know. God said it and whither...

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