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

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

The whole context of Matthew 5:48 is love, loving our enemies (Mt 5:43-48)--In regard to love (Mt 5:43-48) 1. The basic concept (Mt 5:43): The law says,...

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Answer by James Kraft , 74 year old retired pipeline worker

Who was the real historical Jesus?

The story of Jesus is the greatest story ever told. How God sent His own son down from heaven who lived a perfect sinless life, went to the cross to die for...

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How do I know if my child is affected with my sins when she was in the womb?

When I was pregnant, I became extremely interested in sex. It happened in two out of my three pregnancies. It was then that I indulged in watching pornograph...

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Answer by Jonathan Mailand

What did Jesus mean in Luke 22:36 about buying a sword?

John 15:13 King James says "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." I’m not familiar with any scenarios in reality...

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Answer by B H Bell

Does the Bible teach mortal and venial sin?

I have to challenge the Roman Catholic Catechism’s legalistic adherence to the Ten Commandments. They were never given to anyone but the Nation of Israel,...

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Answer by Chet Shaner , Retired Computer programer and Business Continuity Planer

Who or what is the Holy Spirit?

If you are a believer, then at the moment you became a believer the the Holy Spirit took up residence in your body. Jesus told his disciples, after the...

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Answer by Chet Shaner , Retired Computer programer and Business Continuity Planer

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

To be short: Sin is so repugnant to God that the only way we can stand before Him is to be perfect. Seems like an impossible task! So how to resolve the...

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

What might be some reasons that God is not blessing my life?

Strictly speaking, none of us (as universally sinful humans) "deserve" any good thing from a holy God. That being said, God does not allow anything to happen...

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

Besides 2 Thess 1:9, which can be translated a variety of ways and therefore is not a strong proof of this notion, does the Bible say anywhere else that Hell is “separation from God”?

As indicated in Matthew 25:31-46, in Jesus' description of the Last Judgment at the close of the age, He will tell the "goats" on His left hand, "Depart from...

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

What can we learn about Jehovah from Psalm 17?

By my verse-by-verse reading of the cited psalm, I found the following qualities that were explicitly or implicitly ascribed to God by the psalmist: -- Just...

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Answer by Jim Stevens

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

Regarding infants, following the death of Bathsheba’s child, David said “... I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me” 2 Sam 12:23. This passage...

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Answer by Tony Railton

Can loved ones in heaven look down on you?

Hebrews states that we as Christians are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses who cheer us on. Therefore they are watching us and know whether we perform...

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Besides 2 Thess 1:9, which can be translated a variety of ways and therefore is not a strong proof of this notion, does the Bible say anywhere else that Hell is “separation from God”?

Seems to me that unbelievers don’t like God, nor His presence, and if God weren’t in Hell punishing them, they’d be doing wickedness down there, instead of w...

2 Thessalonians 1:9

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

Why did king Ahab have to die? Didn’t the prophet trick him?

People are often unable to see the wrong (or even evil) in things that they have done because of the "natural" (but sinful) incliination of humans (in their...

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