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  1. Why do many Christians support President Trump despite his adulterous past, seemingly hateful comments, potentially criminal acts, and unwholesome talk?
  2. Why is repentance so important?
  3. Why do some welcome the gospel in faith while others do not?
  4. Why do some people light a candle when praying at midnight? Is it something that Christians should be doing?
  5. Should we expect someone else besides Jesus? (Matthew 11:2–19)
  6. Who was the psalmist referring to in these verses? (Psalm 107:23–32)
  7. How were the crowds "harassed and helpless"? (Matthew 9:35–38)
  8. Why did Jesus discourage some people from following him? (Matthew 8:20)
  9. How does the teacher of the law who becomes a disciple bring out old and new treasures? (Matthew 13:52)
  10. Must we give up everything we own for the "kingdom"? (Matthew 13:44–46)

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Answer by Rotimi EWEDEMI , Very keen Bible Researcher

Were Adam and Eve saved? How many children did Adam and Eve have? When were Adam and Eve created?

I would like to address the question as to whether Adam and Eve were saved, or perhaps whether Adam and Eve has a hope of salvation. Salvation, ultimately,...

October 20 2013 7 Comments 5 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
Supporter

What is the Jesus Family Tomb? Has the lost tomb of Jesus Christ been discovered?

In 1980, in Talpiot (a suburb of Jerusalem), Israel, a construction crew unearthed an ancient tomb. Inside the tomb was discovered ten (or nine) ossuaries...

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Answer by Nathan Toronga , Christian Elder.

Can a Seventh Day Adventist attend religious events of other faiths/denominations if they are held on Saturday?

Very good question. As Paul says, "to the Jews I became like a Jew to win the Jews....."1 Corinthians 9:19-23. From this perspective, yes, an Adventist will...

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Answer by Tom Huntford

Can keeping the Five Pillars of Islam get me to heaven?

No. Keeping any system of good deeds will not make you acceptable to God. God has said of mankind, "All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God." And...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3

How do we decide which books belong in the Bible since the Bible does not say which books belong in the Bible?

According to history, there were three main qualities used by the early Church to decide which books belonged in the Bible: apostolicity, catholicity, and...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3

Should we be baptized in Jesus' name (Acts 2:38), or in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19)?

The Didache (The Lord's Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations), which is a brief early Christian treatise, dated by most scholars to the late...

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Answer by Vincent Mercado , Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3

Is it wrong to attend two (or more) different churches?

Different christian communities have different theologies. If they disagree on the interpretation of scripture, they cannot be both correct - one would be...

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Answer by Tom Huntford

What happens after death, before the Resurrection?

This is simple. IF you keep to what the New Covenant reveals. AND if you let God define the answers where He has spoken clearly. Cults, divisions, and...

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Answer by Tom Huntford

Does a person have to attend church to go to heaven?

As so many have pointed out: 1. "Going to heaven" means becoming acceptable to God. 2. Becoming acceptable to God is only by repenting of sin and believing...

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Answer by Tom Huntford

Is it wrong to attend two (or more) different churches?

If we re-phrase this question to match biblical reality, it becomes obvious. "Is it OK to attend two different meetings of the Church?" The problem is that...

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Answer by Jennifer Rothnie , Housewife, Artist, Perpetually Curious

Which is correct? "IF you believe, THEN you are saved" or "You're saved! Believe it!"!"

Good questions! Let's take them one by one. 1) "IF you believe, THEN you are saved" or "You're saved! Believe it!"!" If you believe, -then- you are saved!...

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Answer by Kelli Hamann , Pastor's Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Teacher, Writer, Cellist

Why in Acts 16:31 would the jailer's family be saved if the jailer believed?

If I'm reading this verse correctly, I would assume that the second clause of the sentence is an addition to the original statement that extends the...

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Answer by Jennifer Rothnie , Housewife, Artist, Perpetually Curious

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

Jesus didn't die to place us back under the jewish law. We are to be 'cheerful givers', and give as we are led - though those who sow generously reap...

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Answer by D W

Why are we taught that we would go to heaven when the Bible says that a new earth will be created?

Q: "Revelation 14:3 says that 144,000 will be redeemed from the earth. When people say that they want to go to heaven, is it safe to assume that they are...

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Question by Samuel Bourassa

Why in Acts 16:31 would the jailer's family be saved if the jailer believed?

In this verse, why does Paul say to the jailer that if he believes, him AND his family will be saved?

Acts 16:31

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Answer by Nathan Waterman

Why are we taught that we would go to heaven when the Bible says that a new earth will be created?

The phrase 'died and went to heaven' does not occur in the Bible. The Hope of the Christian is Resurrection unto eternal life, not mere survival of death.

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Answer by D W

Where does the term "rapture" originate from?

The Latin word is rapturo. That's where it comes from. It was derived from the Greek phrase, "caught up."

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Answer by D W

Why do some churches only celebrate communion with the breaking of the bread and do not include the drinking of the blood?

Some folks object to drinking fermented wine, others have allergies to grape juice. The wine might be fermented, or it might be just juice. One could conduct...

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Answer by Gary Patton , People Development Coach to Christians

Does a person have to attend church to go to heaven?

A person doesn't become a car by sitting in his/her garage for an hour a week. Neither does one become a Follower of Jesus by doing the same thing in a...

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