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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Does John 3:5 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 Tim Beeker

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

One does not need to be dunked in water, in order to be saved. One must be overwhelmed by the washing of the water of the Word. That is the true baptism.

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Does John 3:13 mean that no one went to Heaven before Jesus?

In John 3:13 Jesus says to Nicodemus, "No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven-the Son of Man." This verse is somewhat difficult...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does the Bible mean when it refers to holy ground?

The phrase "holy ground" is found only twice in the Bible, once in the Old Testament and once in the New. God Himself first identified the area in which He...

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What does the Bible mean when it refers to holy ground?

"Holy ground" is a metaphor. When a person comes to the intellectual perception of Who and what the Creator is, then that moment is time is referred to "holy...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does the Bible mean when it refers to a remnant?

A remnant is a left-over amount from a larger portion or piece, whether it is food, material from which a garment is fashioned, or even a group of people....

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What does the Bible mean when it refers to a remnant?

It refers to those people who are obedient. 99.999999% of people think they know what obedience is, but fail, when quizzed about it. A "remnant" is a very...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does John 3:16 mean?

We often see signs and banners at sporting events that say 'John 3:16.' Wrongly so, John 3:16 is often written as graffiti on highway overpasses. Some...

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What does "unstable" mean in 2 Peter 3:16?

What he speaks of can be seen in both Is. 4:1 and 8:20 and many associated passages. Is. 4:1 speaks to those who do things their own way, with having an...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does it mean that Jesus and believers are living stones in 1 Peter 2:4-5?

The term living stones in 1 Peter 2:5 is used as a metaphor to illustrate the secure and intimate relationship believers have with Jesus, who is described in...

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What does it mean that Jesus and believers are living stones in 1 Peter 2:4-5?

Do a study on the words "son" and "stone." Look at them from the Hebrew perspective. You will see what they are. "ben" and "ibn" are clues. Take those...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does 1 Peter 2:9 mean when it refers to believers as peculiar people?

The phrase peculiar people in 1 Peter 2:9 comes from the King James Version and is not seen in the more modern English translations. This is because at the...

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What does 1 Peter 2:9 mean when it refers to believers as peculiar people?

"Peculiar" people are those who follow both Torah and Messiah, since they are one and the same. Look at Is. 8:20, and you will have a seed to begin to stand...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What do John 1:1-14 mean when they declare that Jesus is the Word of God?

The answer to this question is found by first understanding the reason why John wrote his gospel. We find his purpose clearly stated in John 20:30-31. "Many...

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What do John 1:1-14 mean when they declare that Jesus is the Word of God?

If you look at Is. 8:20, then you will be able to get a good foundation on what is meant. Study those two things and you will have your answer. :-)

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Answer by Colin Wong , Founder, eBible.com
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What is the Word of God?

The Word of God is what you're reading - the Bible.

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What is the Word of God?

Ephesians 6:17

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What is the Word of God?

The "word" of YHWH is the "meaning" of YHWH. Do a study on the words "Memra" and "Logos" and you will come to better understand of what "The Word" truly is....

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What is spiritual pride?

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Answer by Tim Beeker

What does it mean that the Word was God and the Word was with God?

Memra, as it is represented in Torah is what this speaks of. Bereshith can be translated as "in the firstborn" rather than "in the beginning." This is how...

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