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  1. Why did dreams seem to help people know God’s will in the Bible? (Judges 7:15) Does this apply to people today?
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  3. Why does the devil want people to sin? What does he "gain" from this?
  4. Does a person have control over speaking in tongues?
  5. What was a watchman, and what did he do? (Ezekiel 3:17)
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  9. What did it mean to cover with the corner of a garment? (Ezekiel 16:8)
  10. What is “putting out a fleece”? (Judges 6:36–40)

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Answer by Cindy Jennings , 1 Saved by Grace

What is the difference between the indwelling of the Holy Spirit and being anointed by the Holy Spirit?

The indwelling of the Holy Spirit happens as soon as you believe and stays with you forever. You can quench or grieve Him (Eph 4:30, 1 Thes 5:19) by turning...

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Answer by Kelli Hamann , Pastor's Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Teacher, Writer, Cellist

Does a person have control over speaking in tongues?

This is a great question! As someone who speaks in tongues daily, I have some ideas, but I'll start with what Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 14: 14 For if I...

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

Does a person have control over speaking in tongues?

I would say that, since the ability to speak in tongues is a specific gift of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:10), the bestowing of it on an individual is...

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What is the Jubilee?

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Question by Kingdom Bound , Semi-Retired Home-school Educator/Advisor

Does a person have control over speaking in tongues?

Does the Holy Spirit take over a persons tongue until speaking in tongues is over, or does the person speaking in tongues actually have some control over it?

Acts 2:1 - 47

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Answer by James Kraft , 74 year old retired pipeline worker

Is it wrong to want to be famous?

Joseph, because he did the right thing, and did not commit adultery with Potiphar's wife, ended up in prison. But God promoted him to head over all Egypt as...

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Answer by penny frazier

Do Christians have the authority to rebuke the devil?

To rebuke literally means to reprimand sharply. How did Jesus rebuke satan in Matt:4 when tempted? He spoke the word of God saying, "It is written." We as...

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Answer by Shirley H

Why did David pour out the water to the Lord in II Samuel 23:15-17?

The book of Lamentations in the Old Testament tells us. Lamentations 2:19, "Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; pour out your heart...

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Answer by Derek Blake , 45 Years a Christian, ex-aerospace engineer, now in Cornwall

Why did Jesus teach in parables?

When I started preaching many years ago, I remember my mentor told me, "People remember two things, what the laugh at and what shocks them." If we look at...

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What does Isaiah 58:7 mean by "not to hide yourself from your own flesh?"

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What is "the letter" in 2 Corinthians 3:6 and what does it kill?

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What is the law of Christ?

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What does it mean to resist the devil, and why will resistance cause the devil to flee?

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What is spiritual blindness?

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If you have a lot of debt, can you temporarily stop tithing while paying off the debt?

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Answer by Tim Maas , Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army

What did it mean to draw out water and pour it out to the Lord in 1 Sam. 7:6?

Water was a relatively scarce and precious commodity in the Middle East. Thus, to draw water, only to then pour it out in a religious context, was symbolic...

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Answer by Penny G. Vera , PBX Operator Nationwide Insurance/Mascot-Costume home biz.

Why aren't people reading the bible anymore? How can people know God, but not know the Bible?

Here we go, this is my understanding. Second part first. How can people know God but not know the Bible? By word of mouth. By being fed God's word by others...

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Answer by Jenni Taylor

How do we know that the Bible is the Word of God, and not the Apocrypha, the Qur'an, the Book of Mormon, etc.?

In order to know that scripture is the Word of God we can check to see if the principles taught in it match up with or confirm the truths taught in the...

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Are we as born again believers mandated by God to tithe?

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