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

When referring to the marriage ceremony of the Lamb and the church, does this event occur pre-, mid-, or post-tribulation, or not at all?

At some point during the break between Christ's subsequent coming and the start of the millennial realm, the brilliant marriage dinner of the Lamb will occur...

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

Is it okay for me to ask my wife to cover up (to dress modestly, i.e. no yoga pants or such) if we have agreed to not have sex in order to pray?

I am seeing more and more women wearing yoga pants. I would like to see them (the yoga pants) on my wife, a Christian woman, only. Period. In our home, with...

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Answer by Mark Bernard

What does "things under the earth" refer to in Philippians 2:10?

The 3-fold division that Paul uses here is a reflection of Near Eastern Cosmology. The ancient near eastern peoples saw a three-fold division of the entire...

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

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?

First, never give up. Next, you must forgive those who have hurt you. 1 Peter 2:19-23, "For this is commendable, if because of conscience toward God one...

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Answer by Perry Peterson

Why was Jesus baptized? Why was Jesus' baptism important?

Jesus going through baptism was necessary, not because He had anything to repent of, but because he was flesh...our Kinsman-redeemer. He is the God-man. All...

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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 stemmed from three factors: 1) his fundamental dishonesty and lust for money, leading to his thievery (in his capacity as the...

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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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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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