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  3. Why did Job say creatures and the earth teach us? (Job 12:7–10)
  4. Why did Solomon call himself "only a little child"? (1 Kings 3:7)
  5. What does it mean to "know fully"? (1 Corinthians 13:12)
  6. What was this "mound"? (Ezekiel 16:24)
  7. What was David afraid he might say? (Psalm 141:3)
  8. Who dashed infants to pieces? (Nahum 3:10)
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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3

Where is hell? What is the location of hell?

We cannot be united with God unless we freely choose to love him. But we cannot love God if we sin gravely against him, against our neighbor or against...

October 18 2013 6 Comments 6 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the origin of the different ethnicities among the human race?

The Bible does not explicitly give us the origin of the different "races" or skin colors in humanity. In actuality, there is only one race-the human race....

October 18 2013 3 Comments 11 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Arek Petrosian

Are the NIV and KJV not God's true word?

I personally don't like the NIV. I think it changes far too many passages, altering their meaning, and contradicting established Christian doctrine. Why, I...

October 18 2013 2 Comments 8 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Why are there times when God seems silent / absent in a believer's life?

In answering this question, one is reminded of Elijah and his flight from Jezebel. Elijah was a man of God whom God used to do some mighty things. However,...

October 18 2013 Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Is silent prayer biblical?

The Bible may not specifically mention praying silently, but that does not mean it is any less valid than praying out loud. God can hear our thoughts just as...

October 18 2013 1 Comments 3 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Priscilla Quarles

Is hell real? Is hell eternal?

Christians are suppose to represent God in the earth because God is not in this world. If God was in this world it would be like heaven: no murder, small...

October 17 2013 2 Comments 8 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by D W

What does Jesus mean when he said "can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them"?

At that time John and the Pharisees were still observing practices from the Old Testament. These episodes of fasting took place during periods of mourning...

October 17 2013 Follow Vote Up

Answer by Mark Bowling

What does the Bible say about Christian tithing? Should a Christian tithe?

It was Jesus who said that he came not to abolish the Law but to fulfill it so that to me says that we are subject to the Law. Paul was stating that, in...

October 17 2013 2 Comments 22 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by James Sanders , Licensed Counselor

What did Jesus mean when He instructed us to turn the other cheek?

This issue has always bother a little. Turning the other cheek seems to be what Christ did in his last days. If He means for us to do the same, even unto...

October 17 2013 4 Comments 9 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Chris Dibbern

How do I support my son who just announced he's gay?

Think, search, and pray for wisdom. Know that there are those who say scripture does not condemn homosexuality, outright (I am one of them). I have spent a...

October 17 2013 17 Comments 15 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by D W

How is God affected by the sins committed by us?

God grieved and He got angry in the "Old Testament." He gave serious warnings and administered severe punishment, even among His Chosen People, the Jews....

October 17 2013 3 Comments Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Is hell real? Is hell eternal?

It is interesting that a much higher percentage of people believe in the existence of heaven than believe in the existence of hell. According to the Bible,...

October 17 2013 3 Comments 8 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by D W

What does Jesus mean by "unshrunk cloth on an old garment" and "new wine put into old wineskins"?

Jesus is addressing putting the New Jewish Covenant into the old one, the "Old Testament," the Hebrew Bible. The New Jewish Covenant and the Covenant for...

October 17 2013 Follow Vote Up

Answer by Gary Patton , People Development Coach to Christians

What did Jesus mean when He instructed us to turn the other cheek?

I'll be a little more blunt than my Brother, Don Watson in disagreeing strongly with our Brother, Michael, who wrote the principal answer. Contrary to what...

October 17 2013 6 Comments 9 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Heather Willcockson

Should we dress up nice for church?

For years, I dressed up because I had to. This was not something I believed I had to do, but it was something that was imposed on me in the time when I was...

October 17 2013 16 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by rogers ward

Why is homosexuality so controversial?

We are also instructed to love the individual, but hate the sin. As Jesus said to the adulteress "let him who is without sin cast the first stone". Why do we...

October 17 2013 11 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by OTTIS MACHIRI , Construction Manager, Member of Christ Embassy Church

What does it mean to glorify God?

I think there is a difference between giving glory to God and glorifying God. We give Him glory when we worship, Him, praise Him and allude to his greatness....

October 17 2013 5 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by JD Abshire

Why is homosexuality so controversial?

According to The Word of God it shouldn't be controversial. It is sin and an abomination to God also an indicator of the of the shameful, moral state to...

October 17 2013 11 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Jennifer Rothnie , Housewife, Artist, Perpetually Curious

How should Christians respond to the "War on Christmas"?

As God never commands us to celebrate Christmas, and we are to live in peace with all men (as far as it depends on us), harm to the testimony of Christ can...

October 17 2013 3 Comments 3 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by William Sowels

Should we dress up nice for church?

I believe that it's not what we look like, but how we act. I'm 6 foot 260 lbs. I do have tattoos and told a lot that I look like a biker. One Sunday I was a...

October 17 2013 16 More Answers Follow Vote Up