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  4. Should we live in terror of God? (Proverbs 1:7)
  5. Why would the house of Israel pass under [God’s] rod? (Ezekiel 20:37)
  6. What does the Valley of Vision refer to? (Isaiah 22:1)
  7. Was Israel’s repentance genuine or fake? (Hosera 6:1–3)
  8. Does God have mood swings? (Nahum 1:6-7) first, wrathful, then comforting
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  10. When did Egypt experience civil war and subjection to a fierce king? (Isaiah 19:2, 4)

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

The definition of idolatry, according to Webster, is "the worship of idols or excessive devotion to, or reverence for some person or thing." An idol is...

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Answer by D W

What is the definition of marriage?

One man and one woman, each having received Jesus as Savior, joining together in HOLY matrimony for life.

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How can I overcome the fear of death? How can I stop being scared of dying?

Even the most secure, devout believer can have occasions when he fears death. It is hard-wired into our systems to avoid death. And death was not an original...

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Answer by D W

How can I overcome the fear of death? How can I stop being scared of dying?

Wink. Become aware of your winking. That's how quickly we close our eyes here, and open them in His Presence. (I had to stop typing as He spoke to me about...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How can I stop being nervous about praying publicly?

Many people find praying publicly or in a group to be a daunting prospect. Public speaking of any kind is one of the greatest fears experienced by people....

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Answer by D W

How can I stop being nervous about praying publicly?

Walk into a Walmart store where photos & details of missing children are posted. Pause for a moment. Now, out loud, pray "Father, bring them home. Bring them...

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Answer by Gino Geraci

Did the author of Genesis ever intend the 7-day creation story to be taken literally?

Your question goes to "intent". Did Moses intend the reader to embrace a literal day as being 24 hours or the amount of time it takes the earth to rotate on...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Is giving a child a Christian education important?

For believers in Jesus Christ, the question of whether or not a Christian education is important seems obvious. The answer would be an emphatic "Yes!" So why...

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Answer by Tricia C , Concerned Follower of the Word

Does war with Syria have anything to do with the end times?

I believe that the Syrian war is one of many of the birth pangs that we will see happening in our lifetime that will lead up to the rapture. We are already...

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Answer by D W

What does God mean ''and you shall not go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness be not exposed on it''?

It is of critical importance that we Christians recognize that passages like this one do not apply to us. We cannot take this passage and apply it to...

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Answer by Chris Dibbern

Did the author of Genesis ever intend the 7-day creation story to be taken literally?

Obviously, there are two competing ideas, about this. Before exploring them, it's good to remember your entrance beyond the pearly gates does not depend on...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Does war with Syria have anything to do with the end times?

As civil war rages in Syria and other nations ponder potential involvement, some Bible teachers believe we can see biblical end-times prophecy unfolding...

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Answer by Jim New , Just a follower of Jesus Christ and him only!

Does war with Syria have anything to do with the end times?

This all is leading up to the Tribulation then the second coming Jesus Christ.

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Answer by Nathan Toronga , Christian Elder.

Did the author of Genesis ever intend the 7-day creation story to be taken literally?

I totally agree with @Mark Galinsky's answer. Very comprehensive. I'll just add a few more. The bible contains both literal and symbolic messages. Now,...

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

What does God mean ''and you shall not go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness be not exposed on it''?

This verse is one of many that describes very specific laws regarding OT worship, including regulations for how the altar was to be constructed and...

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

On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling legalizing gay marriage. Across the Atlantic, in mid-July 2013, the Queen of England signed...

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

Exhortation is defined as "an urging done by someone close beside." Paul instructs Timothy, saying, "Until I come, give attention to the public reading of...

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Answer by Ema Sabau

Did the author of Genesis ever intend the 7-day creation story to be taken literally?

If somebody question the first chapter of the Bible it is impossible to believe the rest of it. And if is impossible to believe de rest of the Bible then is...

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Answer by Sicelo Masha

Did the author of Genesis ever intend the 7-day creation story to be taken literally?

I do not see in what way there could be suggestion of a meaning either that what God intended when he instructed the Author. He intended for it to be literal...

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Answer by Mark Galinsky

Did the author of Genesis ever intend the 7-day creation story to be taken literally?

This was answered a few days ago here. Here is what someone answered and is very good. 15 Biblical Proofs That Prove a Creation Day Was a 24-Hour (Solar) Day...

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