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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

What behaviors and attitudes of Judas opened him up to the influence of Satan, resulting in his betrayal of Jesus? How can I avoid such behaviors and attitudes?

I would say that Judas' actions resulted from three factors: 1) his fundamental dishonesty and lust for money, leading to his thievery (in his capacity as...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Why does it seem that Jesus teaches that you have to be perfect to be saved (Matthew 5:48)?

This is a great example of the great DANGER of taking individual verses, out of context, and building a theology around them. Christian theology has been...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

When will "the hour of trial"--the testing of everyone on earth--occur? (Rv 3:10)

This passage is a great example of prophetic words from Jesus that have multiple fulfilments which is the most amazing miracle in the bible. The book of...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

What does the Bible say about going to see a prostitute?

Sexual Immorality is the broad term used in the bible to describe a host of sexual sins, which includes, fornication, adultery, homosexual sex (sodomy),...

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Answer by Grant Abbott , Child of Father, Follower of Son, Student of Spirit

Why does it seem that God is punishing me when I’ve done nothing wrong, and also prospering those who have hurt me and caused me pain?

When calamity strikes our life we can certainly think that God is punishing us. It is human nature to think that God will always bless Christians for having...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

How can infants and young children who die, people with special needs, and those who have never heard the gospel be saved?

I would distinguish the first three categories mentioned in the question from those of the age of accountability who have never heard the gospel. Despite not...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

Can loved ones in heaven look down on you?

To my knowledge, the Bible is silent on this subject (saying neither whether they can or cannot). Some people cite the reference to the "cloud of witnesses"...

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What is Tenebrae? What is a Tenebrae service?

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

When will "the hour of trial"--the testing of everyone on earth--occur? (Rv 3:10)

In my opinion, the "hour of trial" being referred to would have been the coming (at the time that Revelation was written) organized persecution of Christians...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

Why does it seem that Jesus teaches that you have to be perfect to be saved (Matthew 5:48)?

As I understand the cited passage, Jesus is saying that Christians should always strive for perfection -- the same perfection that God possesses -- even if...

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Answer by ainsley chalmers , Medical Research Scientist, devoted family man.

Why does it seem that God is punishing me when I’ve done nothing wrong, and also prospering those who have hurt me and caused me pain?

I am sorry to hear of the distress that you have gone through in your Christian walk. The root cause of suffering is the fact that God gave us free will...

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Answer by Jack Gutknecht , ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church

Will Christians live through the tribulation?

The Greek preposition (ek), translated “from” in Revelation 3:10 (“I will keep you from the hour of trial”), carries the idea of separation from something....

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How can infants and young children who die, people with special needs, and those who have never heard the gospel be saved?

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Answer by Jack Gutknecht , ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church

What does the Bible say about going to see a prostitute?

When I was in high school and playing varsity baseball, some of my teammates had gone to a "Red Light District" in Nogales, Mexico, right across the border...

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Answer by Jack Gutknecht , ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church

Why did Jesus say the poor widow who had given two mites, had given more than all the rest of the rich men had given?

Jesus said in Luke 21:3, “[she gave] more than … all' or -- "And he said, 'Of a truth I say unto you, that this poor widow hath cast in more than they all:'"...

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What does the phrase, "give them beauty for ashes" mean in Isaiah 61:3?

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