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

What did Jesus mean when He said 'Let the dead bury the dead'?

Jesus was not discussing the individuals who were truly dead, yet of the individuals who are profoundly SPIRITUALLY dead (cf. Eph. 2:1). Jesus mentioned that...

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

What did Jesus mean when he said, "I come quickly?"

"The one who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon!” Amen! Come, Lord Jesus! " It's been 2000 years since He said that.

Revelation 22:20

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

What ever happened to Simon the sorcerer after offering money to receive the power of the Holy Spirit?

To my knowledge, there is no further reference to Simon Magus in the Bible following his confrontation with Peter in Acts 8 as noted in the question....

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

What ever happened to Simon the sorcerer after offering money to receive the power of the Holy Spirit?

This scene just shows how close an individual can come to salvation and still not be changed over. Simon heard the Good News, saw the wonders, claimed to be...

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

What are the two beasts in Revelation Chapter 13?

The first beast is most probably the antichrist as Ryrie believes (Revelation 13:1) "And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the...

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

What does Jesus mean when he says it isn’t right to take food from children and throw it to dogs?

Jesus made this statement in response to a Syrophoenecian woman who (although she was a Gentile, rather than a Jew) had come to Jesus seeking His help in...

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

What kind of "lamp" was this in Psalm 119:105?

119:105 "a lamp to my feet" -- In Old Testament times the word ner (נֵר־) describes a small clay lamp with a single wick, or as one Bible Glossary had it: a...

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Answer by JEAN KABUYA , Pastor @Breath of Life

What is the significance of the sword mentioned by Jesus in Luke 22:36?

Beloved, here is my understanding of the Scriptures as taught by the Lord and Saviour--Yeshua Ha Massiach, Jesus the Messiah (all Scriptures taken from King...

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

How can I be assured that I will go to heaven when I have to take opiates every day due to a medical condition?

Being a drug addict doesn’t disqualify us from heaven, only UNBELIEF in Jesus can do that. When we came to faith in Jesus all our sins were forgiven - past,...

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

Must Christians agree on everything? (Romans 15:5–7)

I think what both Paul and Jesus are talking about by "agreement" is this: 1) Unity in our faith 2) Harmony in our religious practices 3) Peace in our...

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

What kind of "lamp" was this in Psalm 119:105?

This verse uses a metaphor to describe the Word of God (the bible) as a lamp or light. All human beings are born in spiritual darkness because of our sin. As...

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

Does the presence of God’s commands mean we don’t need "teachers"? (119:99)

The Holy Spirit is the resident teacher of every Christian. "But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak...

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How can I be assured that I will go to heaven when I have to take opiates every day due to a medical condition?

I have to take opiates every day. There are no treatments left for my medical issue. I don't want to die a drug addict, but I am unable to function without h...

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

Who/what is Edom?

Edom was where the descendants of Esau settled, south of the Dead Sea; thus it became known as Edom (“red”) because Esau had traded his privileged rights as...

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

Must Christians agree on everything? (Romans 15:5–7)

From the various renderings of this verse (including the exposition of the original Greek wording) contained on the website http://www.biblehub.com, it...

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