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Does wearing a face mask displace trust in God?

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Answer by Scott Broberg , Fig Tree Ministries

Why is there a fig tree purposely planted into a vineyard, if vineyards are for grapes?

I agree with Aurel Gheorghe that we must read it as a parable and not a literal story. Parables are fictional stories that convey "a truth." The characters...

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Answer by James Kraft , 74 year old retired pipeline worker

How does predestination work as described by scripture?

For them he did foreknow he also did predestinate to become the children of God even to them that believe on His name. God knows who is going to believe and...

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

What was the state of the earth before creation?

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Gen 1:1). The earth did not exist before this time. God created it out of nothing. God existed...

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Answer by Emo Tenorio , Shomer

Which biblical passages can help to restore a believer's faith after being shattered by the exposure of trusted Christian leader as false?

A timely inquiry during perilous times and I humbly submit for your consideration; there is only ONE that should merit your FAITH. (Titus 1:2). The...

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

What should we learn from Jacob's wrestling match with God?

First, I would say that, as indicated in the question, the "man" spoken of in the cited verse or passage was, in fact, a supernatural, divine being (and...

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

What was the state of the earth before creation?

A casual reading of Genesis 1 might give the impression that the earth was already in existence even prior to the beginning of God's creative activity....

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Why did God create such a vast universe and other planets if there is only life on Earth?

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Answer by Aurel Gheorghe

Why is there a fig tree purposely planted into a vineyard, if vineyards are for grapes?

Although planting trees in a vineyard might serve a practical purpose, we should be mindful that Luke 13:6-9 is a parable, and parables are not necessarily...

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Answer by Aurel Gheorghe

Does reading scripture out loud increase your faith?

My understating is that the communal reading of God’s Word was the primary way of learning about Christ during the OT as well as the NT Church. The scrolls...

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

Which biblical passages can help to restore a believer's faith after being shattered by the exposure of trusted Christian leader as false?

The Bible has never lost its power, but humans (even the most apparently pious and trustworthy professing Christians, and no matter how close they may be to...

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Question by Carole Willard

What was the state of the earth before creation?

Can someone explain this?

Genesis 1:1 - 31

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

What kinds of righteousness are there besides "a righteousness that is by faith"? (1:17)

I would say that Paul was contrasting righteousness imputed by God as a result of faith in Christ to righteousness before God gained as a result of total...

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Question by venkatesan Iyer

Which biblical passages can help to restore a believer's faith after being shattered by the exposure of trusted Christian leader as false?

I had a lot of trust in a celebrated Christian leader. He has been exposed to be a false teacher. Peter 2 talks about false teachers. Yet how can someone kee...

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

What kinds of righteousness are there besides "a righteousness that is by faith"? (1:17)

NIV For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will l...

Romans 1:17

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When God Is Silent

God is working 175x92 Do you feel like the Lord isn’t speaking to you? Maybe you don’t even know what it means to hear from the Lord, to be in His word every day, gleaning new truths. Perhaps at one point you were on fire for God, feeling like He was moving in your life in big and powerful … Continue reading When God Is Silent →

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

Why is there a fig tree purposely planted into a vineyard, if vineyards are for grapes?

I am not a horticulturist, but my consultation of secular sources produced a reference to the practice of planting fig trees in the corners of vineyards to...

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

Does reading scripture out loud increase your faith?

I would say that reading Scripture out loud would have the benefit of not allowing the reader's attention to drift, as it might when reading silently. Also,...

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