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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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Question by Cletus Austine

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

Should this verse be taken literally?

Exodus 20:26

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

Can women prophesy?

Six women in scripture are expressly stated as possessing the title of prophetess: five in the old testament (Miriam, Deborah, Huldah, Noadiah and Isaiah's...

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

What is the shortest verse in the bible?

John 11:35 "Jesus wept." Job 3:2 "He said" 1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray continually" 1 Thessalonians 5:16 "Rejoice always"

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

Does the Bible say anything about wearing robes, for pastors or priests?

For priests, Yes. For pastors, No. The Torah provides for specific vestments to be worn by the priests when they are ministering in the Tabernacle: "And you...

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

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

It would, of course, be wrong to imagine that there were only two mutually exclusive ways of viewing Genesis: ‘literally’ and ‘allegorically’. Often Jewish...

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