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  1. What’s so alluring about drinking stolen water and eating food in secret? (Proverbs 9:17)
  2. What is the difference between salvation and justification?
  3. What does seeking the Lord entail? (1 Chronicles 16:11)
  4. What does the phrase to "nail" something to the cross really mean and is it biblically accurate metaphor?
  5. When Jesus said, "Father forgive them" were those yelling, "Crucify him" saved as a result?
  6. Why did the Lord and Savior of Christians Jesus Christ, Lord of the Sabbath (Mark 2:28), get together with His Apostles in honor to His father on Saturday the 7th day, known as the "Sabbath"?
  7. What does it mean to, "...pass over this Jordan..."?
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  9. What does "chief" mean in the context of this passage about Esau’s sons?
  10. Why did the curtain tear in Mark 15:38?

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does the Bible say about ghosts or hauntings?

Is there such a thing as ghosts? The answer to this question depends on what precisely is meant by the term "ghosts." If the term means "spirit beings," the...

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Answer by Sarah Winn , Christian believer, college graduate + Walmart employee.

How is the Holy Spirit different than our Conscience?

Our conscience is our human flesh responding and it changes all the time. The Holy Spirit speaking to us is God's voice speaking through His word. I had...

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Answer by Lisa Stowe

How should a Christian deal with infertility?

As a Christian woman who was not blessed with children, I can feel for any of these infertile couples. I discovered later in life that my infertility was due...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How can I know for sure that I will go to Heaven when I die?

Do you know for certain that you have eternal life and that you will go to Heaven when you die? God wants you to be sure! The Bible says: "I write these...

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How can I know for sure that I will go to Heaven when I die?

You say heaven is the reward of the saved. Are you certain? Have you sought proof? Almost all professing Christians believe the saved go to heaven upon...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does it mean to be a born again Christian?

What does it mean to be a born-again Christian? The classic passage from the Bible that answers this question is John 3:1-21. The Lord Jesus Christ is...

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What does it mean to be a born again Christian?

When do Christians become inheritors—and no longer heirs? When is one truly born again? Recall that Paul wrote, “Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and...

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Why do we need to pray?

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Why is it so hard for Christians to accept even the most difficult passages when the entire Bible is accepted as God's word?

Mostly because I am human. Also, I believe I am trying to understand God's reason. I search scripture for context, I seek out counsel from teachers who are...

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Do mentally ill people go to heaven? Does God show mercy to those who are mentally challenged, disabled, or handicapped?

So, it seems at least 4 ways exist to obtain salvation: 1. Submitting to Christ, repentance and baptism 2. Babies and young children who know nothing of...

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Answer by James Bellamy

Why is it so hard for Christians to accept even the most difficult passages when the entire Bible is accepted as God's word?

All of these answers are great! A large part of me believes that strong cultures in America have had a great influence on what is accepted from scripture and...

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Answer by Ray Harris

Why is it so hard for Christians to accept even the most difficult passages when the entire Bible is accepted as God's word?

The vast majority don't follow Paul's teaching from 2 Timothy 2:15 "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed,...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Why is the Bible so hard to understand?

Everyone, to varying degrees, struggles in trying to understand the Bible. Even after nearly 2,000 years of church history, there are some Bible verses and...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the definition of piety?

The term piety usually refers to godliness or reverence for God. A person who shows great devotion to God through religious observance is said to be...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Why does God hate divorce?

 Malachi 2:16 is the oft-quoted passage that tells how God feels about divorce. "'I hate divorce,' says the Lord God of Israel." But this passage says...

August 01 2013 1 Comments Follow Vote Up

Answer by Seth Freeman

Should a Christian raise a child with the other parent but they are not married?

Having a roommate is not a sin, no. However, while I would commend the couple for trying to create some sort of stable environment for the child, I think in...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Why is 'accepting Christ' often mentioned in evangelism?

Ever since the New Testament era, Christians have found the need to coin new terms to simplify or explain various doctrines. We reference the Trinity and the...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Does "God hate shrimp"?

The essential argument of GodHatesShrimp.com is that we should not condemn homosexuality as a sin based on the Old Testament because the Old Testament also...

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