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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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Answer by Shirley H , Wife, mother, veteran in the spiritual war we all face!

Why are these words from Jesus "Don't be afraid; just believe" (NIV) so important when we need something seemingly impossible from Jesus?

2 Corinthians 11:3, "But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your mind may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in...

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Question by Jamie Brown

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 was a faithful family man, deacon at my church, a community leader, and had a good name and reputation both professionally and publicly. I returned home fr...

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

What does the Bible say about prostitution? Will God forgive a prostitute?

Our Spanish pastor within the last year (2020) taught some wonderful adult Sunday School lessons in Spanish to our Spanish speaking people, including me, in...

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

What can we learn about how Samuel prayed in 1 Samuel 12:23?

Samuel’s prayers were— 1. Individual—‘As for me’ Compare Joshua 24:15 וְאָנֹכִי וּבֵיתִי נַעֲבֹד אֶת־יְהוָֽה׃ = “But as for me and my house, we will serve...

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Answer by Danny Hickman , Believer in The Gospel Of Jesus Christ

Why does Peter say repent and be baptized for the remission of sins if baptism has nothing to do with remission of sins?

When Peter writes that believers are to be baptized for the remission of sin, he doesn't mean "in order to obtain" remission of sin, he means because the...

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