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  1. Why ask a blessing from someone who had just hurt you? (Genesis 32:26)
  2. Was Jesus despised by men or respected by them?
  3. Why was the temple decorated so ornately (2 Chronicles 3:1-5:1)?
  4. How does an honest answer resemble a kiss on the lips? (Proverbs 24:26)
  5. Why pray toward a specific site? (2 Chronicles 6:21)
  6. What are the benefits of "drinking water from your own well?" (Proverbs 5:19ff)
  7. Who was Molek? (Isaiah 57:9)
  8. Why would anyone want to sacrifice their children? (2 Chronicles 28:3)
  9. Does God dwell in eternity or with men? (Isaiah 57:15)
  10. Why the pointed reference to the original "five barley loaves" in John 6:13 when leftovers were collected?

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What happens after death, before the Resurrection?

Within the Christian faith, there is a significant amount of confusion regarding what happens after death. Some hold that after death, everyone "sleeps"...

July 24 2013 8 Comments 23 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Seth Freeman

Does Paul instruct Timothy not to undertake any secular jobs for Timothy's living?

While I am a fan of the ESV, I think your confusion could be cleared up by looking at this verse in the NASB: "No soldier in active service entagles himself...

July 24 2013 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How can I stay encouraged when finding a good job seems impossible?

What's important to recognize in the midst of situations that seem impossible-like finding a good job-is that, when we surrender the problem to God's...

July 24 2013 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by Andrea Spirit , www.firstlove4jesus.org

How can I stay encouraged when finding a good job seems impossible?

I think I might have an idea how you feel. I lost my job of 6yrs in 2008 because of health issues. I have a total of 4 back surgeries. But during my sickness...

July 24 2013 6 Comments 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Does the Bible support eugenics?

Eugenics is a social movement that supports the supposed improvement of the human population via selective breeding and other means. It was originally...

July 24 2013 2 Comments Follow Vote Up

Answer by Andrea Spirit , www.firstlove4jesus.org

Does Paul instruct Timothy not to undertake any secular jobs for Timothy's living?

No I don't think Paul was referring to a job because Paul himself was a tent maker along with preaching the Gospel. What he was doing was strengthening...

July 24 2013 3 Comments 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by Lindsey Edwards

Can a person be a Christian if they do not believe that the bible is true?

2 Timothy 3:16- all scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:...

July 24 2013 17 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Question by Julia Fisher

Can a person be a Christian if they do not believe that the bible is true?

I want to understand if there is a conflict with someone claiming to believe in Jesus as the Son of God, and claiming to be a Christian, but also not believi...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Is the New World Translation a valid version of the Bible?

The New World Translation (NWT) is defined by the Jehovah's Witnesses' parent organization (the Watchtower Society) as 'a translation of the Holy Scriptures...

July 24 2013 6 Comments 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by Chris Eleam , Chris Eleam

Is the New World Translation a valid version of the Bible?

Recently on Jeopardy, one of the answers was "It is the most accurate translation of the Holy Scriptures?" No one got the correct answer so Alex Trebek said...

July 24 2013 4 Comments 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Why are there two different Creation accounts in Genesis chapters 1-2?

Genesis 1:1 says, "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth." Later, in Genesis 2:4, it seems that a second, different story of creation...

July 23 2013 5 Comments 6 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Stephanie Brooks

How do we as christians deal with jealousy?

Common Causes of Jealousy: Unmet expectations. Many times we place unrealistic expectations on ourselves and the people around us. Often times we feel things...

July 23 2013 1 Comments 4 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the difference between a talent and a spiritual gift?

There are similarities and differences between talents and spiritual gifts. Both are gifts from God. Both grow in effectiveness with use. Both are intended...

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Question by Arun Kumar , Engineer, Chennai, India

Does Paul instruct Timothy not to undertake any secular jobs for Timothy's living?

What did Paul mean referring "to be entangled in civilian affairs"?

2 Timothy 2:4

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Who is permitted to baptize / perform baptisms?

The Bible does not specifically address this question. When one looks through the baptisms recorded in the Gospels and the Book of Acts, it would seem that...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the difference between a sect and a cult?

 The word sect comes from the Latin word secta, which means "school of thought." It is a subjective term that may apply to a religious faith or...

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Answer by Seth Freeman

What is the difference between a sect and a cult?

From a purely Christian perspective, a sect would be a group of Christians that are not entirely mainstream or fundamental in their beliefs, but are not so...

July 22 2013 2 More Answers Follow Vote Up

Answer by Andrea Spirit , www.firstlove4jesus.org

What is the relationship between the spiritual gifts of 'a message of wisdom' and 'distinguishing between spirits'?

Hi, if you look at the NKJV you will see it more clearly. I Corinthians 12:8, 10 NKJV for to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, to another...

July 22 2013 5 Comments Follow Vote Up

Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is YHWH? What is the tetragrammaton?

The ancient Hebrew language that the Old Testament was written in did not have vowels in its alphabet. In written form, ancient Hebrew was a consonant-only...

July 22 2013 4 Comments 1 More Answer Follow Vote Up