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Answer by Ben Ting

What is the significance of the term "unequally" in "unequally yoked with unbelievers"?

In the overall context, Paul is admonishing the Corinthian church not to be "like the world" anymore. But rather be separated from the...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

What is the significance of the term "unequally" in "unequally yoked with unbelievers"?

"Unequally yoked" translates one Greek word--a rare word, in fact, that occurs nowhere else in the New Testament. In the Greek translation of the Old...

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Question by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is the significance of the term "unequally" in "unequally yoked with unbelievers"?

The phrase in 2 Corinthians 6:14 is often explained as "do not be yoked with unbelievers". Yet, there's a difference between "do not be unequally yoked" vs. ...

2 Corinthians 6:14

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Where did the women that Cain married come from?

Adam and Eve had many children. The Bible does not tell us how many. However, given that Adam alone lived to 930 years (Genesis 5:5) it is most likely that...

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Question by Barry Rempel

Where did the women that Cain married come from?

Where did the women come from that Cain married? If Cain was the third person on the earth a son fo Adam and Eve where did other people come from?

Genesis 4:1 - 26

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Answer by Jason Winn , Co-Founder, eBible
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Is it possible to lose my salvation?

If you have through faith received and trusted in Jesus Christ, then no you cannot lose your salvation. Even after accepting Jesus into your life, you will...

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Question by Ray Thomas

Is it possible to lose my salvation?

I am a Christian. I love my Lord and in your knowledge of the Bible if I walk with God and live the life that would please the Father, could I miss the raptu...

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Answer by Jason Winn , Co-Founder, eBible
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How does the Spirit teach us?

I'm not sure if I have the full answer, but I think I understand part of it. This is my take. The Holy Spirit is God, the third part of the trinity. Being...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

How does the Spirit teach us?

Sometimes I think of scripture as a candle and the Spirit the flame. Together, they produce light. I would only add that the illumination (teaching) of...

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Question by Viki Balsamo

How does the Spirit teach us?

In what ways, when, what does he teach us?

1 John 2:27

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is the significant of the scribes?

Scribes were officially interpreters of the Old Testament and viewed themselves as guardians of the Jewish tradition. They were a guild of scholars skilled...

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Question by Anna Mcdonald , Bible Thumpin' Woman!

What is the significant of the scribes?

Matthew 9:3

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Answer by Kelli Hamann , Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Teacher, Musician

Does the Bible speak of God's love for animals?

Proverbs 12:10 says, "The righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel." While this verse doesn't indicate...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Who is Satan?

The word "Satan" means "adversary" or "opponent" in Hebrew. In Bible context, it means the arch-enemy of God. Another common term used to describe Satan is...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

Who is Satan?

I think that "adversary" or "accuser" (Rev. 12:10) gives a clear picture of Satan's role in the Book of Job--and throughout the Scriptures. Notice how Satan...

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Question by Anonymous
Medium

Who is Satan?

What is the role of satan during this time (BC)? Sounds like he works with God, but I believe he is the bad guy?

Job 2:1 - 11

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Answer by David Wagoner , Husband, father, grandfather, Christian minister.

What was the significance of John's clothes?

Rough garments were the garb of prophets. John the Baptist was a poor, rugged, holy man.

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Question by Anna Mcdonald

What was the significance of John's clothes?

Matthew 3:4

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Answer by Abel Christian

What was the spirit of God hovering over?

In my opinion,God is giving us the message that His Spirit reigns transcendent and supreme over the universe and a void earth as a whole,since he created...

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Answer by Kelli Hamann , Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Teacher, Musician

What was the spirit of God hovering over?

My opinion is that nothing was created yet, so the spirit could not have actually been hovering over anything tangible as we know it. The English text uses...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

What was the spirit of God hovering over?

The Hebrew word translated "hover" is used again in Deuteronomy 32:11-12, where an eagle fluttering over its young, then lifting them on its wings and...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What was the spirit of God hovering over?

While Genesis was not written to be a scientific treatise on the beginning of the universe, we are given clues as to Earth's origin. Is the "face of the...

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Question by Shelly Adams

What was the spirit of God hovering over?

Genesis 1:1 - 31

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is a Coney?

A "Coney" is a pika or rabbit. Some translations have it as a "Hyrax", which is a small herbivorous mammal. Some translations say it is a "Rock Badger".

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Question by Daniel Rinker

What is a Coney?

I assume it has nothing to do with "Coney Island!"

Leviticus 11:5

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Answer by Bruce Graham

What is the first born (ref: to Jesus)?

Greetings Ailao. 1 Corinthians 15:20 "But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep." James 1:18 "Of his...

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Question by Ailao Mataia

What is the first born (ref: to Jesus)?

Acts 8:1 - 40

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is the caul?

The "caul" is mentioned in KJV. Here's what it says for the other translations. NKJV - fatty lobe attached to the liver AMP - appendage of the liver NLT -...

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Question by Daniel Rinker

What is the caul?

Leviticus 4:1 - 6:30

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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In this passage were the disciples unable to drive the boy's demon out because it wasn't a demon but rather an illness (i.e. epilepsy)?

Verse 20 says, "And they brought the boy to him. And when the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed the boy, and he fell on the ground and rolled about,...

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Answer by Lambert Lau

In this passage were the disciples unable to drive the boy's demon out because it wasn't a demon but rather an illness (i.e. epilepsy)?

I don't think so because the passage says that there's a spirit in that boy. I think the disciples was unable to drive out the spirit because of the lack of...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

The decision to remember and celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection in the spring (or around the time of the vernal equinox) has nothing to do with the...

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

Friday was observed as the day of Jesus' crucifixion as early as the fourth century and was officially recognized as "Good Friday" in 692--a good while prior...

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Answer by Bruce Graham

When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

Good friday was kept beginning in the middle ages as it was accociated to easter by the Roman Catholic church. Following is a better explaination: Romans...

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Question by Jason Winn , Co-Founder, eBible
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When did Good Friday begin to be observed?

Obviously this is an important day to remember, but is it a tradition that the disciples started immediately after Christ's death, or did this come much late...

Luke 23:26 - 43

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Jesus said that He would be in the earth 3 days and 3 nights. How is this accomplished between Friday evening and Sunday morning?

[Adding this as an alternate answer based on comments in the first answer provided.] Jesus was crucified on Wednesday. This is based on the reference in John...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Jesus said that He would be in the earth 3 days and 3 nights. How is this accomplished between Friday evening and Sunday morning?

The sign of Jonah as mentioned by Jesus in Matthew 12:39-40 refers to Jesus being crucified and died on Friday and rose up again on Sunday. Jewish speech...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Was this prophesied in the old testament, the anointing of the oil on Jesus?

The old testament does not appear to reference this specific event with regards to Jesus or the Messiah. However, the Hebrew word "Messiah" and the Greek...

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Question by Anonymous
Medium

Was this prophesied in the old testament, the anointing of the oil on Jesus?

Like the referring of a lamb lead to slaughter in Isaiah. This referring to Jesus

Matthew 26:6 - 13

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

What is the significance of Stephen's answer to the Sanhedrin prior to being martyred?

What is interesting about Stephen's speech is that he did not present it as an argument in his defense, but as an accusation against the council that was...

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Question by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is the significance of Stephen's answer to the Sanhedrin prior to being martyred?

The accusation against Stephen was that "Jesus will destroy this place and will change the customs that Moses delivered to us." Stephen then gave a long spee...

Acts 7:1 - 53

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