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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What does it mean that good works are the result of salvation?

Ephesians 2:8-9 makes it clear that we are not saved by good works. In fact, before we are saved, our works are done in the flesh and cannot please God; even...

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Answer by Glen Jeffers , Pastor and president of Christ In Us Ministries Int'l.

What does it mean that good works are the result of salvation?

No scripture was given? Because I do not think this is anywhere in the Bible. However, the Bible does teach we are saved by good works of faith being...

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Answer by Nathan Toronga , Christian Elder.

What is the key to witnessing to Jehovah's Witnesses?

@S. Michael Houdmann, I agree almost entirely with you. However, I wish to add a little bit more. I heard from a Watchtower that the best way to reach them,...

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Answer by Emo Tenorio , Shomer

What should I be looking for in a church?

Where God's full Word and authority is preached with fire and the Holy spirit is present. Where lives are changed, souls are won, and the signs that people...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What was the first (original) church? Is the first church the true church?

The ability to trace one's church back to the "first church" through apostolic succession is an argument used by a number of different churches to assert...

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

What was the first (original) church? Is the first church the true church?

The Four Marks of the Church: 1. One - describes the unity of the body of Christ. 2. Holy - means set apart for a special purpose by and for God. 3. Catholic...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What are the works of the flesh?

Galatians 5:19-21 speaks of the works of the flesh, saying they are "evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmity, strife,...

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Answer by Glen Jeffers , Pastor and president of Christ In Us Ministries Int'l.

What are the works of the flesh?

Wonderful answer but just a little further. You said repent of sin but didn't mention the most grievous one. The sin of our dead works (Hebrew 6:1-3). The...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the rock in Matthew 16:18?

The debate rages over whether "the rock" on which Christ will build His church is Peter, or Peter's confession that Jesus is "the Christ, the Son of the...

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

What is the rock in Matthew 16:18?

Obviously Peter is the rock. I am reading from a French bible, "Tu es Pierre, et sur cette pierre". Interestingly, Jesus would have not spoken French,...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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Who is the Queen of Heaven?

The phrase "the queen of heaven" appears in the Bible twice, both times in the book of Jeremiah. The first incident is in connection with the things the...

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

Who is the Queen of Heaven?

Jesus is King. (thumbs up) The thing is, Jesus is a Jew. And Jewish kings rule with Jewish queens. Now the Jewish Queen, unlike modern monarchs, is not the...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What should I be looking for in a church?

In order to know what to look for in a local church, we must first understand God's purpose for the church"the body of Christ"in general. There are two...

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

What should I be looking for in a church?

The Four Marks of the Church: 1. One - describes the unity of the body of Christ. 2. Holy - means set apart for a special purpose by and for God. 3. Catholic...

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

Is Mary the mother of God?

Yes. Mary is the mother of God. Jesus is God. Plain and simple. Jesus picked Mary to be his mother. And by "mother" we mean: 1. She bore him in his womb 2....

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the Holy See?

The term "Holy See" is from the Latin Sancta Sedes, meaning "holy chair." It is said that the Holy See is the jurisdiction in Rome of the Catholic Church. In...

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

What is the Holy See?

The Pope gets a throne to sit upon and from which he acts as the Bishop for all Catholics in Rome. Actually, all Bishops in the Catholic Church get their own...

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Answer by S. Michael Houdmann , Got Questions Ministries
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What is the Assumption of Mary?

The Assumption of Mary (or the Assumption of the Virgin) is a doctrine which teaches that after the mother of Jesus died, she was resurrected, glorified, and...

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

What is the Assumption of Mary?

The Assumption of Mary into Heaven, informally known as The Assumption, according to the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental...

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

Is papal infallibility Biblical?

Let me break up my answer into three parts: 1. Papal Primacy - that the pope is first among equals. 2. Papal Authority - as designated by the keys to the...

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