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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Who are 'the cloud of witnesses' mentioned in Hebrews 12:1?

Hebrews 12:1 says, "Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so...

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Answer by D W

Who are 'the cloud of witnesses' mentioned in Hebrews 12:1?

Rather than the perception that there are quite a number of entities gazing down upon us, change cloud of "witnesses" to "testimonies" of the saints as...

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Answer by Ajibola olufemi Alofe

Does Hebrews 10:26 mean that a believer can lose salvation?

The statement in the bible refers to "willfully sinning" - which translates to mean that, such fellow has become addicted to sin and has no regard again for...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Does 1 Peter 3:21 teach that baptism is necessary for salvation?

As with any single verse or passage, we discern what it teaches by first filtering it through what we know the Bible teaches on the subject at hand. In the...

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Answer by D W

Does 1 Peter 3:21 teach that baptism is necessary for salvation?

Baptism. Why all the confusion? One thing we Christians need to understand is that repentance and water baptism were requirements for Jews, not Christians....

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Question by Berdie Hope

Why was the food handled in certain matters during the Passover?

For instance, why was the meat roasted, not boiled? Why was the bread unleavened? What was the significance of the bitter herbs?

Exodus 12:1 - 51

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How can I evangelize my friends and family without pushing them away?

At some point, every Christian has had a family member, a friend, co-worker, or acquaintance who is not a Christian. Sharing the gospel with others can be...

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Answer by Larry Hall

How can I know God's will for my life? What does the Bible say about knowing God's will?

Once the Holy Spirit leads us to Christ and we receive Him as Savior and Lord; we become hungry for His fellowship and the Holy Spirit provides this as He...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How can I become a Christian?

The first step to become a Christian is to understand what the term "Christian" means. The origin of the term "Christian" was in the city of Antioch in the...

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Answer by Anonymous
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Where did Joel Osteen get the saying "this is my Bible I can do what it says I can do"?

I would be hesitant to fully take on what Joel Osteen claims as he teaches the Prosperity Gospel, which is not the gospel inherent in scripture. Osteen's...

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Answer by Eduardo Santos , Student, FLAM Seminary School (Brazil)

Where did Joel Osteen get the saying "this is my Bible I can do what it says I can do"?

It depends on "why" I will do what the Bible says I can do. "So then, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you may do, do all for the honor and glory of...

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Answer by Dorcas Sitali , Miss Dorcas sitali

Does John 3:5 teach that baptism is necessary for salvation?

unless you are born of water and of the Spirit , he cannot enter the kingdom of God. Water is metaphor of the Word of God and in this scripture unless you...

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Answer by Dr. Hachimenum Amadi

Where did Joel Osteen get the saying "this is my Bible I can do what it says I can do"?

I don't see anything wrong with that statement by Joel Osteen. The Bible says we can do all things through Christ that strengthens us. Again, the Bible says...

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Answer by Dorcas Sitali , Miss Dorcas sitali

What is the Word of God?

john 1:1 in the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God. God is the Word.

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Answer by Dorcas Sitali , Miss Dorcas sitali

Should a Christian marry for love?

yes because of love and sex has a part to play in that too. because it makes the bond stronger as the bible says Adam knew Eve so there is a different type...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Is it really possible for Christians to do greater works than Jesus?

In John 14:12, Jesus makes an amazing claim: "I tell you the truth, anyone, who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater works...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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How does psychology work with Christian counseling?

Psychology and Christianity often find themselves at odds. Some have promoted psychology as a complete answer to the human condition and the key to living a...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Should a Christian work as a bartender?

As Christians, we are called to "go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation" (Mark 16:15). Clearly, bars are usually filled with people...

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Answer by Anonymous
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Should a Christian work as a bartender?

Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages is not forbidden of the Bible, therefore serving alcoholic drinks is not an ungodly way to earn a living....

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Answer by Obedience Rocca , O. J. R.

Should a Christian marry for love?

Yes, but it should be real love as described in 1 Corinthians 13, not just sexual love.

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