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Answer by Susan Mateo

We all have different gifts. If my gift is to serve, am I excused from evangelizing or encouraging?

In this passage, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11, Paul speaks of people having individual gifts, but also that all gifts come from the same Holy Spirit, and that "He...

April 30 2013 Follow Vote Up

Question by Viki Balsamo

We all have different gifts. If my gift is to serve, am I excused from evangelizing or encouraging?

I think the answer is that you are not excused, that everyone is supposed to use every gift, though some are better at some gifts than others. What does the ...

1 Corinthians 12:1 - 11

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Answer by Benjamin Wellman , I <3 Jesus!

Is poverty usually related to sin or the absence of God's favor?

There's a saying that "Idol hands are the devil's workshop". The Bible talks about being lazy/idol quite a bit. It says those who refuse to put their hand to...

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Question by James Wong , Passionate Christ Follower and Business Man

Is poverty usually related to sin or the absence of God's favor?

I understand there are exceptions to this (i.e. Job's wealth being taken away because he was being tested) but I'm asking "usually".

Proverbs 24:33 - 34

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Answer by Ben Ting

What can I do to receive Jesus as my personal savior?

1) Convicted that indeed you are a miserable sinner. 2) You want to run away, to change, to get out of this miserable sinful life. 3) You realized you cannot...

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Answer by Jason Winn , Co-Founder, eBible
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Do we now have to keep the sabbath?

Personally I feel that the Sabbath is often portrayed negatively, for whatever reasons. Perhaps it's the list of laws that came with it in the Jewish Law....

April 30 2013 Follow Vote Up

Question by Calvin Rechais

Do we now have to keep the sabbath?

Genesis 2:1 - 3

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Answer by Chuck Smith jr , Soul-shaper

Why did the rich man "had to" admire the dishonest rascal for being so shrewd?

This particular parable has probably raised more questions and concerns than any other. Usually, Bible students want to know how Jesus could use the behavior...

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Answer by Edward Yim

Does this verse equal the other way, that great wealth is true godliness?

I do not believe that the reverse is true.

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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Does this verse equal the other way, that great wealth is true godliness?

The term "wealth" in the context of 1 Timothy 6:6 is also translated as "gain" in other translations. "Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment,...

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Answer by Colt Mccarthy

Does this verse equal the other way, that great wealth is true godliness?

James, Here is a simple rule to follow. The smallest form of interpretation is in the paragraph. When you take a verse out of the context of the paragraph,...

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Answer by Jeremiah Hayes

What does it mean to be unclean until evening?

It is also important to remember that uncleanness does not necessarily imply sin. We know Christ touched corpses and even raised a few from the dead... yet...

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What does it mean to be unclean until evening?

According to Jewish law, "uncleanness" in this context is associated with sin and death. Those in contact with human corpse must keep away and undergo a...

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Answer by Ben Ting

Why were the people of God in the OT lacking in faith?

The story of Exodus amazes me always, and reminds me always that "seeing is not believing". I can't imagine someone who had gone thru what the Israelites did...

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Question by Pattyann Oloughlin , I'M Blessed to be a Child Of God.Mother of 3 Boys,loving sis

Why were the people of God in the OT lacking in faith?

Is it because faith comes from believing in Jesus?

Hebrews 4:1 - 16

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