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

What did JESUS mean in Matthew when he told his disciples to avoid Gentiles?

It was to and through the nation of Israel (as descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob) that God sent the Messiah. Even though Jesus came to redeem all...

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

Were the 9 lepers who did not return to give thanks to God no longer healed? Luke 17:19

In my opinion, the healing of the nine lepers who did not immediately return to give thanks to Jesus would not have been revoked. By my reading of the...

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

Why did the curtain in the temple tear in two "from top to bottom"? (Matthew 27:51)

St. Matthew as well as St. Mark record the veil being torn from top to bottom, an odd direction. Beginning above and descending shows it was done by God. Man...

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What is the difference between the Spirit of God and the Holy Spirit?

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Answer by Thorium Rolling

Why did Lamech say he should be avenged seventy-seven times to his wives?

I have researched this further because nothing was adding up. So one day after reading the Apocryphal books I found a detail about Lamech killing someone by...

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What is Christian reconciliation? Why do we need to be reconciled with God?

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What does it mean to be transformed by the renewing of the mind?

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

What is the purpose and message of psalm 121?

Although (to my knowledge) Psalm 121 was not prophetic of any specific future event, nor cited or alluded to by any of the writers of the New Testament, the...

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What does it mean that it is by grace we have been saved, through faith, and that this is not of ourselves but is the gift of God?

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

Was it God who introduced money into the world?

As I see it, the use of money arose from the need to have a medium of exchange that could represent the value of specific items, without requiring use of the...

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

Why did the curtain in the temple tear in two "from top to bottom"? (Matthew 27:51)

If the wording of the question is asking specifically about why the tear in the veil of the temple started at the top of the veil and ran vertically all the...

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

Why did the curtain in the temple tear in two "from top to bottom"? (Matthew 27:51)

Context: 50 And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit. 51 At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from to...

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What is the story of David and Bathsheba?

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What does it mean to pray without ceasing?

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

What does this verse mean: "There is one who scatters, yet increases more; and there is one who withholds more than is right, but it leads to poverty"?

I would say that the verse is speaking of individuals' attitudes and practices toward their material resources (including money), and how those attitudes and...

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

What baptism is Jesus referring to when he says "be baptized with the baptism I am baptized with" in Mk 10:39?

In my opinion, Jesus was not speaking of baptism in a sacramental or beneficial sense, but was likening the degree of His forthcoming sufferings (in which he...

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Answer by Ken White

What does the Bible say about confession of sin to a priest?

Many of you are taking this too literal... I have been a Catholic my entire life and nobody ever said we HAD to confess to a priest, but the Bible is clear...

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